Assistant Director, Visitor Engagement and Interpretation

ACT Historic Places
Closing Date
Tue, 27th July 2021
Position Type
Full Time
$111,887 - $120,436 plus superannuation

ACT Historic Places manages Lanyon Homestead, Calthorpes’ House and Mugga Mugga Cottage as places of significant cultural and heritage value to the Canberra region. We are seeking an enthusiastic and self-motivated Assistant Director to lead the Visitor Engagement and Interpretation team in the areas of research, publication, exhibitions, education, public programs, visitor and commercial services. We require a leader in the museum and cultural heritage sector, who will position our three historic properties as leading educational and cultural tourism destinations through the delivery of welcoming and seamless visitor experience, innovative curatorial programming and high-quality experiences.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications (such as in Arts, History, Education, Cultural Heritage or Museum Studies) is desirable.
  • A current driver’s licence is essential.
  • First Aid Certificate (or willingness to obtain one)
  • A current registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 is required (or willingness to register). For further information on Working with Vulnerable People registration refer to -

How to Apply: Applicants must submit a current curriculum vitae and a written response to the Selection Criteria. Applications should be submitted via the JobsACT website.


Contact Officer: Anna Wong on or (02) 6207 9192

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