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Museum Officer

La Perouse Museum, 1542 Anzac Parade, La Perouse, New South Wales, Australia Req #360
Monday, 17 June 2024

Closing date: 11:59pm AEST on Monday 1 July 2024

Status: Permanent Full-Time (35 Hours per week)

Salary: $89,509 - $98,472 per annum, plus 11% superannuation



Randwick City Council is an innovative and progressive Council committed to serving our vibrant community on the eastern beaches of Sydney.

We are currently seeking a dynamic Museum Officer to join the La Perouse Museum at an exciting time in its development.



The Museum Officer plays a central role in the operations and services of the La Perouse Museum. It supports the Head La Perouse Museum, collaborates with the Aboriginal Cultural Engagement Officer and develops, coordinates, and delivers programs, projects, collections care, education, daily operations, and administration of the La Perouse Museum and Headland. The role coordinates Front of House activities, manages casual staff, and is responsible for the Museums Volunteer Program.

You will promote strong partnerships and effectively maintain existing stakeholder relationships, including the development and delivery of educational outcomes and programs. You will also be responsible for content development including Museum interpretation strategies across a range of media for diverse audiences, managing the collection, exhibition development, working with volunteers, and the daily operation and administration of the Museum for the benefit of the public. 


About the role: 

  • The role is responsible for coordinating and delivering a wide range of complex Museum programming including exhibition development, exhibition registration, and public programming.
  • The Museum Officer plays a vital role in the Museum's public communications, including the development of promotional material, online content, and Museum interpretation.
  • The role oversees the Museum's Front of House initiatives and plays a critical role to ensure the Museum environment allows for a high-quality customer experience. 

About you:

  • You possess tertiary qualifications in curatorship, history, museum studies, related discipline, or hold the equivalent experience.
  • You have demonstrated experience working in cultural facilities and have a good understanding of Museum practice working with tangible cultural heritage. 
  • You have experience developing and delivering innovative public programs or exhibitions and an understanding of Museum visitors and their diverse needs.


Further information:

View the position description online or contact Blake Griffiths, Head La Perouse Museum, on 02 9093 6198

Employment in this position is subject to the successful completion of a Criminal History Check with a result of no relevant adverse findings and a current Working with Childrens Check.

Once you click 'Apply Now' you will be required to answer a series of screening questions. Please draft your responses on a Word document so you can copy and paste them into your application. For more information on how to apply, please read https://www.randwick.nsw.gov.au/about-us/jobs/applying-for-jobs

Randwick City Council is an equal opportunity employer, and we value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people of all identities.

If you require support or have access requirements related to your application, contact Employee Experience on 9093 6850 or employee.experience@randwick.nsw.gov.au

Other details

  • Job function Professional and Administrative Position
  • Pay type Salary
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  • La Perouse Museum, 1542 Anzac Parade, La Perouse, New South Wales, Australia