19 Jun, 2019
Opportunity to work with Australia’s largest and most significant collection of science, technological and design ingenuity. Full time, temporary employment with flexible working conditions Salary Package up to $130,692. Package includes salary ($105,925 – $117,909), employer’s contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading. The Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences The Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS) embodies the best of design ingenuity and innovation, profiling one of the world’s great collections. The Museum is a highly successful interdisciplinary institution that sits at the intersection of the arts, design, science and technology and plays a critical role in supporting the brand and vision of the city. The MAAS Project is the creation of a new arts and cultural precinct in western Sydney. It represents a once in a generation opportunity to develop a twenty first century museum that responds to growth and the changing shape of Sydney, and to contemporary methods of content delivery, learning and collaboration. A key component of the MAAS Project is the relocation and digitisation of the MAAS collection. The Opportunity The MAAS collection contains more than 500,000 objects collected over 135 years. As the Collection Storage and Logistics Manager, you will be responsible for the strategic management of storage of the Museum’s collections, and for the management of major and complex collection management and logistics. Your expertise will be essential to the relocation of the collection as part of the MAAS Project, with an emphasis on the relocation of large and very large objects. Day to day, in this role you will: Manage plans for the storage of the Museum’s collections. Define and lead the logistical management and large-scale and/or complex movement and installation of the Museum’s collections or objects in the Museum’s care, including playing a key role in major movement projects. Supervise and motivate staff, volunteers and interns to ensure a high level of collection management practice and a culture of optimal external and internal customer service. Ensure appropriate compliance with work health and safety, risk management, collection preservation, collection incident response and asset management of collection stores and collection logistics projects. In consultation with senior Strategic Collections staff and other relevant stakeholders, lead the development of policy and procedures for managing collection storage and complex object logistics. For more information on this position, view the role description here. The successful candidate To be successful in this role you will have; Experience in the handling, packing, transport and storage of all types of museum objects, to professional museum level, and knowledge of national and international freight procedures, with a experience in large and complex objects and logistics. Proven experience in application of essential qualifications and licenses: Driver’s License (MR Preferred) Forklift License Dogging Permit Elevated Work Platform license Firearms handling license (or eligibility to obtain) General construction induction card Extensive knowledge and experience in museum collection management and documentation, including exhibition processes Relevant qualifications or equivalent experience working in a collecting institution MAAS website can be found at maas.museum Learn more about the Collection at https://collection.maas.museum/ For information on applying for roles in the NSW Public Service Click Here The Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences welcomes applications from Indigenous Australians, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with a disability. If you have individual requirements that need to be accommodated to participate in the selection process and join the Museum, please indicate this in your application.
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