Public Engagement and Education Officer

Orange City Council
NSW - Regional
Closing Date
Sun, 12th July 2020
Position Type
Full Time
NSW - Regional

Grade: 8
Weekly Hours:  35
Weekly Rate: $1,336.63 - $1,456.93
(plus superannuation)

Please note: This is a temporary position to cover Parental Leave. This position is due to end Friday 10 September 2021.

View the full Position Description by clicking HERE

About Orange City Council and Orange Regional Museum

Orange City Council is committed to making a positive contribution to both our region and our local community. With around 500 employees, we take pride in being both for and part of the Orange community. Our aim - to make Orange a better place to live today and tomorrow.

Orange Regional Museum collects and interprets the objects and stories of the region, delivering a diverse program of exhibitions, events and activities that provide local and visiting audiences with engaging regional history content and the best exhibitions from across Australia.    
Our museum enhances Orange City Council’s vibrant cultural precinct with exciting spaces for exhibitions, innovative education and public programs, and collaborative interdisciplinary programs with the gallery, library and theatre.


As the Public Engagement and Education Officer you will be responsible for developing and delivering public programs and activities to engage and attract diverse audiences to Orange Regional Museum (ORM).

We are seeking a motivated and innovative person with the experience and skills to develop, promote and deliver imaginative programs that reflect the values of ORM, and that help to deliver its strategic priorities to enable lifelong learning and the participation of diverse audiences in museum exhibitions and activities.

You can find a full list of responsibilities in the position description.


  • To be successful in this position you will need:
  • Tertiary qualifications in Museum Studies, Education, History, Communications or equivalent
  • Experience developing and delivering curriculum linked education programs for primary and secondary students
  • Demonstrated creativity in devising public programs and activities to meet the need and interests of visitors
  • Outstanding organisational skills to devise and present engaging public programs, activities and events to appeal to a wide range of audiences
  • Experience in social media promotion and online content delivery.


If you are interested, please click Apply on the Council website. A cover letter is not required, however, there are screening questions that must be answered to apply for the position. You can also save and return to your job application at any time prior to the closing date.

If you have any queries relating to this role, please contact Orange Regional Museum Manager, Mary-Liz Andrews on (02) 6393 8171.

Applications close Sunday 12 July 2020.

Please note:
- Where additional candidates are found suitable from this round of recruitment an eligibility list may be created to fill the same or an equivalent role that may become vacant over the next twelve months.
- We only accept applications through the Orange City Council website. Applications submitted through 3rd parties such as Indeed will not be accepted.


If you have any queries relating to this role, please contact Orange Regional Museum Manager, Mary-Liz Andrews on (02) 6393 8171.

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