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Museum Education Officer – Museum of Human Diseases

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Work type: Part-time
Location: Sydney, NSW
Categories: Student Services

Museum Education Officer – Museum of Human Diseases

Employment Type: Part Time (17.5 hour week)

Duration: Fixed Term role until 12th July 2024

Remuneration: $90,566 - $96,613 (FTE) plus 17% superannuation and leave loading

Location: Kensington NSW

  • See the difference you can make, through the work you do
  • Join one of Australia’s top 20 most attractive employers
  • Thrive on a campus that’s buzzing with the energy of people doing great things

UNSW isn’t like other places you’ve worked. Yes, we’re a large organisation with a diverse and talented community; a community doing great things. But what makes us different isn’t what we do, it’s how we do it. Together, we are driven to be thoughtful, practical, and purposeful in all we do.

Why your role matters  

The Museum of Human Disease, founded in 1959, is a centre of excellence in the presentation of public programs and events aimed at promoting good health in the community. The Museum’s extensive collection of approximately 2,500 pathology specimens and associated displays provides visitors with a unique insight into the workings of the human body and disease processes. the Faculty of Medicine & Health and is an important outreach centre and teaching resource for medicine and medical science students.

As a Museum Education Officer, you will play a key role within Medicine & Health, UNSW, to develop, support and deliver engaging educational programs for visitors to the Museum of Human Disease, including high school students, other community groups and public visitors with an emphasis on human pathology, health, and disease prevention.

The role reports to the Museum Team Leader. Please see attached Download File Position Description for full details.

Who you are

To be successful you must have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification with subsequent relevant experience or equivalent competence gained through any combination of education, training and experience.
  • Proven ability to deliver education programs, with a focus on outreach / science communication programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop educational programs and resources in line with school science curriculums.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and productively within a team, but also to take initiative and work independently while managing competing demands.
  • Highly advanced interpersonal, written and oral communication skills with demonstrated capacity to engage a diverse audience.
  • Excellent time management skills, with a demonstrated ability to respond to changing priorities, manage multiple tasks and meet competing deadlines by using judgement and initiative.
  • High proficiency of computer literacy, working with a range of computer systems and applications, including Microsoft Office 365 suite including Teams, One Drive and Outlook and with using UNSW’s enterprise systems.
  • An understanding of and commitment to UNSW’s aims, objectives and values in action, together with relevant policies and guidelines.
  • Knowledge of health and safety responsibilities and commitment to attending relevant health and safety training.

To Apply: Please submit your CV and Cover Letter online.

Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.

Contact (For job related queries only):

Jamie Cutler: Talent Acquisition Coordinator                     E:

Applications close: Wednesday 26th January 2022 at 11:55pm

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UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff, and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.



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