National Professional Development Coordinator

Australian Museums and Galleries Association (AMaGA)
ACT
Closing Date
Tue, 09th March 2021
Position Type
Part Time
Salary
$62,500 FTE, plus super (being $50,000pa)
Location
ACT
Status
Open

Title of position:     National Professional Development Coordinator
Position status:      
This position is part time at 30 hours per week.
Remuneration:        $62,500 FTE, plus super (being $50,000pa)
Location
:                AMaGA National Office, ALIA House, Napier Close, Deakin, ACT

About Australian Museums and Galleries Association (AMaGA)

AMaGA is the national body representing museums and galleries, committed to inspiring Australia’s cultural life through a thriving and valued museum and gallery sector.

Our 1400 members represent thousands of individual professionals through the large institutions and thousands more individual volunteers.

We advocate for museums and galleries, identify and undertake strategic research, inform policy, set ethical standards and run a broad range of training programs. More information on the organisation and our members can be found at https://www.amaga.org.au/annual-reports-0

About the Role

The Professional Development Coordinator is responsible for coordinating AMaGA’s training and professional development programs, which support AMaGA’s strategic direction and annual business plans in the pursuit of the organisation’s vision and mission, through the provision of relevant training opportunities that raise the professional standards of the sector.  The position is also responsible for supporting the development and delivery of a wide range of member/sector training and education programs, which may include webinars, seminars, both online and face-to-face, and learning resources.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities

Program Development

  • Undertake ongoing training needs analysis utilising program surveys and desktop research to assist the PD Manager and the PD Committee in determining professional development priorities based on assessed needs, impact and available resources;
  • Assist the PD Committee in the development and delivery of a professional development strategy;
  • Develop a comprehensive annual Training Calendar;
  • Evaluate, measure and report on the effectiveness of professional development programs.

Program Delivery

  • Research, evaluate and select sector experts and peers to meet training and education needs as appropriate;
  • Design, facilitate and/or broker the delivery of professional development programs from a variety of resources;
  • Research and develop content where required;
  • Develop program briefs and marketing material;
  • Promote program content through social media and member bulletins.

Administration

  • Answer PD program enquiries;
  • Undertake administrative tasks associated with running the individual program events to ensure effective management of delegates;
  • Develop and maintain the PD pages of AMaGA’s website;
  • Other duties as required to co-ordinate the AMaGA’s professional development program;
  • Assist in preparing and administering PD budgets.

This position will be a hands-on role, working as part of a small dynamic team. The position reports to the National Operations Manager.

This role provides an excellent opportunity for the incumbent to take ownership of AMaGA’s professional development training program to shape and drive it to its maximum potential.

Initial 12-month fixed-term contract with the opportunity to extend.

How to Apply

Closing Date: 9 March 2021

This role would suit someone with tertiary qualifications relevant to the position, or with extensive experience in program development and delivery for GLAM sector institutions or not-for-profit associations.

Please send a CV with a covering letter outlining your experience and qualifications in undertaking the roles and responsibilities of this position to Lee Scott at manager@amaga.org.au. To discuss the position further call Lee on 02 6230 0346.

 

Contact

Please send a CV with a covering letter outlining your experience and qualifications in undertaking the roles and responsibilities of this position to Lee Scott at manager@amaga.org.au. To discuss the position further call Lee on 02 6230 0346.

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