Collections Management Officer

Victoria Police
VIC - Metro
Closing Date
Sun, 04th December 2022
Position Type
Full Time
Salary
$90,067-$102,192
Location
VIC - Metro
Status
Open
  • Location: Melbourne | CBD 
  • Job type: Full time / 13 February 2023 to 5 January 2024
  • Salary: $90,067 - $102,192

About the role:

The Collection Management Officer has responsibility for Victoria Police Museum's significant collection of social history objects, images and digitised items. The Collection Management Officer works in a team of seven headed by the Museum & Historical Services Manager.

This role is central to the work of this award-winning, Accredited Museum with emphasis on a major project underway to relocate the museum and collection storage to new premises. The new museum and collection store have both been redesigned in line with best-practice. This is a unique opportunity to support a business-critical project leading up to and including the museum's reopening in 2023.

Victoria Police is a contemporary and agile workplace and supports flexible working arrangements.

Your duties will include:

  • Responsibility for managing an Accredited collection;
  • Cataloguing, conservation, storage and installation/deinstallation of collection items;
  • Relocation of the collection to new premises;
  • Supervision of collection movements rotating between storage and display or loan;
  • Triaging work with unregistered items;
  • Providing strategic advice on loans, donations, purchases and partnerships involving collection items; and
  • Working collaboratively with colleagues, suppliers and other cultural institutions.
  • As the successful applicant, you will have:
  • Appropriate qualifications and/or experience in cultural heritage, museum studies or a related field;
  • An understanding of risk management for collections including environmental and security controls;
  • Expertise in small, medium and large object handling for storage, installation and deinstallation;
  • Expertise in object relocation procedures; and
  • Familiarity with museum cataloguing systems and digitisation best-practice.

Requirements and relevant information:

  • One (1) x full-time, fixed term position available from 13 February 2023 to 5 January 2024.
  • This position is located at Victoria Police Centre, 311 Spencer Street, Docklands.
  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa.
  • The successful applicant will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include fingerprint checks and misconduct screening.
  • In accordance with organisational policy, all Victoria Police employees are required to be fully vaccinated (including a booster vaccination) against COVID-19 or hold a valid medical exception. As such your employment with Victoria Police is subject to providing evidence of your vaccination status.

Your application must include:

  • Resume
  • Completed application form – the word document (2. Application form) for you to complete and attach to your submission, is attached to the job advertisement. 

 Applications close midnight, Sunday 4 December 2022.

Please Note: All applications will need to be submitted through one of the following platforms; Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) website, Victorian Government careers website (https://careers.vic.gov.au/job/collections-management-officer-664843), or ArtsHub.

Applications will not be accepted via other platforms or email.

Current Victorian Government employees must apply via Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE). 

If you have a disability/medical condition and require a copy of this advertisement and attached documentation in an accessible format or would like to discuss an access requirements/reasonable adjustment for the recruitment process, please contact VPS Recruitment via email VPSRECRUITMENT@police.vic.gov.au or on (03) 8335 8081.

 

Contact

For further information, please contact: Magdaline Papadopoulos on (03) 9067 0690 or magdaline.papadopoulos@police.vic.gov.au

 

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