Assistant Director, Heritage and Collections
Full-time Temporary with a Possibility of Permanency

Closes: 19 May 2021

Classification: Senior Professional Officer Grade C
Salary: $110,397 - $118,832 plus superannuation
Position No: 9018
Directorate: Cultural Facilities Corporation
Advertised (Gazettal date): 05 May 2021
Contact Officer: Anna Wong on anna.wong@act.gov.au or 0466 423 375

Details: ACT Historic Places is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Assistant Director, Heritage and Collections to manage the natural and cultural heritage portfolio at Lanyon Homestead, Mugga-Mugga Cottage and Calthorpes’ House. This position provides an opportunity to work on a broad range of projects, from heritage conservation, planning and design and infrastructure upgrades, as well as coordinating the asset maintenance and operational programs across our three heritage significant places. The successful applicant will have a strong background in heritage and site management at historic site museums or other tourism sites. Your work supports the broader conservation, education, interpretation and public uses of our sites.

ACT Historic Places manages three historical properties including Lanyon Homestead, Calthorpes’ House and Mugga-Mugga Cottage. Through these historic site museums and places, we deliver diverse cultural experiences to our community through exhibitions, public and education programs and presentation of the cultural heritage and social history of the Canberra region.

ACT Historic Places is part of the Cultural Facilities Corporation, an ACT Government Enterprise.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:

  • Tertiary/Building Trade qualification in Engineering, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Building Construction or a related field is mandatory.
  • Driver’s licence.

Note: This is a temporary position ending June 2023 with the possibility of extension and/or permanency. Previous applicants needn't reapply, their applications will still be considered.

How to Apply: Applicants must submit a written statement addressing the Selection Criteria and a curriculum vitae.

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This is a temporary position ending June 2023 with the possibility of extension and/or permanency.

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