Program Manager, Victorian Collections
Museums Australia Inc. (Victoria)      

Full time
Fixed term – from end of February 2019 to end of February 2020

Museums Australia is the national professional association for the museums and galleries sector. Museums Australia (Victoria) – or MA (Vic) – is the Victorian Branch.  The Program Manager is responsible for delivering operational, administrative and strategic support for Victorian Collections, and for supporting a veterans heritage project with RSL sub-branches and the military collections sector which runs until June 2021.

Victorian Collections ( is an online cataloguing system for metropolitan and regional community collecting organisations to support collection management, digital cataloguing and sharing online.

The Program Manager works within the Museums Australia (Victoria) team and in partnership with our technical partner, Museums Victoria (  KPIs are agreed with our State Government funders, Creative Victoria (Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources) and the Veterans Branch (Department of Premier and Cabinet).

Applications for this position are invited from people with strong management, communication and time management skills, and an interest in oral histories, heritage and collections management. 

The annual salary for five days per week is $56,901 plus superannuation paid to the minimum required by applicable legislation, depending on skills and experience. There are also 4 extra paid annual leave days per annum given to all staff.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted on 14 January for interview on 17 January.  Please contact us if you will not be available on these dates.

Applicants must include the following in their application:

1) a covering letter addressed to Lauren Ellis, Branch President

2) a curriculum vitae/resume, and

3) a response to the selection criteria. 

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All applications must be e-mailed to and received no later than 5pm on Thursday, 10 January 2019. For more information about Museums Australia (Victoria) please see our website: or contact Ashley Robertson on 03 8341 7344.