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Senior Manager, Engagement

Queensland Museum Kurilpa

Queensland Museum Kurilpa is seeking a permanent full-time Senior Manager, Engagement (AO7) who is passionate about engaging existing and new audiences through high-quality and innovative events, programs and experiences that advance STEAM knowledge and literacy, embed voices of diverse people within our programming, with particular emphasis on First Nations peoples, and prioritises initiatives focused on access and inclusion, self-guided and guided experiences.

Job details

Position status Permanent
Position type Flexible full-time
Occupational group Arts/Culture/Heritage
Classification AO7
Workplace Location Brisbane Inner City
Job ad reference QLD/QM576489
Closing date 30-Jul-2024
Job duration
Contact person Penny Russell
Contact details 0403 246 044
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Queensland Museum welcomes over 2 million visitors every year, and more than 6 million visitors online.

The Senior Manager, Engagement (AO7) plays a pivotal role in attracting and engaging diverse audiences through the co-creation and co-implementation of new models of participation and programming at Queensland Museum Kurilpa.

Leading a high-performing team across three functional areas; Events, Engagement and QM Loans, the ideal candidate will be committed to delivering Transformational Engagement; captivating diverse audiences with participatory experiences that foster understanding, learning and social connection.

You will have demonstrated experience in developing audience focused programs and event development, alongside an understanding of best practice in audience engagement, formal and informal learning.

To apply, please submit the following:

  • A cover letter of no more than two pages summarising your skills, experiences and achievements within the context of the position and how they relate to the competencies as detailed within the 'What you will be doing" and "What we are looking for" sections of the attached position description.
  • A current resume containing details of two (2) professional referees with at least one (1) of those referees having a thorough knowledge of your work behaviour, conduct and performance within the previous two years.

Additional Information:

  • Salary, plus leave loading and employer superannuation contributions of up to 12.75%
  • Generous leave entitlements and flexible work arranagements.
  • Work at the Queensland Cultural Centre, South Brisbane, close to transport hubs, cafes, shopping centres, with flexible arranagements at the QM Collections and Research Centre, Hendra.
  • Professional development opportunities.
  • Permanent position. Please note a 3-month probationary period may be applied to new employees of Queensland Museum.

The role description will outline any qualifications, licences and specific requirements of the role. If you are interested in this job we encourage you to read the attached role description and talk to the contact officer.

  • Applications will remain current for a period of up to 12 months and may be considered for other vacancies (identical or similar).
  • Appointments are subject to criminal history checks in accordance with section 52 of the Public Sector Act 2022.
  • Prior to appointment, current and previous public sector employees are required to disclose any history of serious disciplinary action in accordance with section 71 of the Public Sector Act 2022.
  • All employees are required to disclose any interest/s that conflict, may conflict or may be perceived to conflict with the discharge of their duties in accordance with section 182 of the Public Sector Act 2022.

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