Widely recognised as the home of Australian sport, the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) has been the scene of many important events, as well as many 'firsts' in Australian sporting history. Located at the MCG, the Australian Sports Museum (ASM) presents award-winning, world-class exhibitions based on significant sporting and social history collections. The numerous galleries feature all aspects of Australian sport across all states and territories and examine their social impact. The museum is a vibrant and exciting mix of information, cultural heritage and interactive entertainment. Positioned next to the ASM is the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum (MCCM) – a deep dive into the 185 year-old club’s own extraordinary history.
An amazing opportunity has become available in our Museum & Heritage Services team for a Museum Curator. Reporting to the Manager, Museum & Heritage Services, this role is responsible for providing curatorial and interpretation services and advice across a broad range of operations undertaken by the Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC), but primarily the ASM and the MCCM
The responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
The ASM & MCCM are public facilities that are open 7 days per week (including public holidays) and there will be a need to work outside of normal business hours as a requirement of this role.
To be successful in this role, you must have the following:
For a more detailed description of the role please refer to the position description via the link on this page.
What’s in it for you?
If you are looking at taking the next step in your career, would like to work for an iconic organisation and have the skills, qualifications and experiences outlined above, we would love to hear from you. You can do this by submitting your application including a cover letter, a current CV and completing the online questionnaire by clicking on the “Apply” link on this page.
Applications close on Friday COB 6 October 2023. Please note this ad may be withdrawn prior to the closing date depending upon the volume of applications received.
Our purpose is to move Australia through the transformative power of live sport, entertainment and culture. Our values underpin how we operate and what we stand for as an organisation. This includes respecting the past whilst we shape the future; striving for excellence; lending a hand to others & and playing with pride, passion and purpose.
At the MCC we are committed to ensuring our team is inclusive and representative of the communities we live in. We encourage applications from suitably qualified and diverse candidates.
To ensure the safety and wellbeing of our staff, contractors, and patrons, as part of the conditions of the offer of employment, successful candidates must have had two doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccine or provide evidence of a lawful exemption. The MCC will discuss the exemption & your personal circumstances with you.
This role is subject to relevant pre-employment checks including National & International police checks, right to work in Australia & Victorian Working with Children checks.
Category: Club Services & Heritage - Australian Sports Museums
Reference ID: AF000242
Date Posted: 11/09/2023