Experience Developer, First Peoples

Museums Victoria
VIC - Metro
Closing Date
Fri, 30th July 2021
Position Type
Full Time
$85,279 + 10% Super
VIC - Metro

Join an award winning team and contribute to the creative development of new landmark cultural experiences. This fixed term position is in the Exhibition Interpretation Department of Museums Victoria, with exciting career prospects to grow and develop.


Museums Victoria is a diverse and exciting place to work. Across our venues - Melbourne Museum, Royal Exhibition Building, Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre, Immigration Museum, Scienceworks, Melbourne Planetarium and  IMAX cinemas – we present unique and exceptional experiences for more than 2 million visitors each year, who come from all over Australia and around the world to be inspired and to learn about themselves and the universe we inhabit.

To learn more about Museums Victoria, please visit http://museumsvictoria.com.au/about-us/


Australia's largest public museum organisation is seeking an Experience Developer, First Peoples to collaborate in the shaping and delivery of long term exhibitions and experiences at Melbourne Museum.

Key duties of this role include:  

1.     Crafting interpretive strategies for compelling story-led experiences

2.     Collaborative concept development within multi-disciplinary creative teams

3.     Facilitating community consultation to ensure input of First Peoples knowledge and expertise

This position is reserved for Australian Indigenous applicants, under the provisions for Special Measures under the Equal Opportunity Act 2010. The reason for the special measure is to appoint an applicant with a unique understanding of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander or Pacific cultures, and to promote employment for Australian Indigenous candidates in order to achieve greater equality of opportunity.

Please see our Role Statement for a copy of the full Key Selection Criteria and Duties.


This role is a full-time, fixed-term position for 2 years. The salary on offer is $85,279 per annum (Base of grade) plus 10% superannuation.


To view the position description, visit https://museumsvictoria.com.au/careers

For more information about this position, please contact Hamish Palmer (Head, Exhibition & Interpretation) on email: hpalmer@museum.vic.gov.au

To apply, please submit the following:

  • A Cover letter that outlines your interest in this role.
  • A current CV detailing relevant experience.
  • A document that outlines your own written responses to our Key Selection Criteria.

Please note: Applications that do not include the above elements will not be considered.

Applications Close: Friday, 30 July 2021 (11.59pm)


Hamish Palmer (Head, Exhibition & Interpretation) - Email: hpalmer@museum.vic.gov.au

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