People and Operations Manager

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About the Job

ACMI is the national museum of film, television, videogames, digital culture and art. Exploring the rapid evolution and astonishing creativity of the moving image, ACMI is the most successful museum of its kind in the world attracting 1.5 million visitors each year to its Federation Square site, and 450,000 to its national and international touring programs. 

The museum is currently closed, as we deliver a visionary $40m redevelopment that will transform the institution, overhauling our permanent exhibition. ACMI’s Federation Square site is planned for re-launch in mid-2020.

Reporting to the Head of Visitor Experience, the VX People & Operations Manager will be responsible for workforce planning and rostering for the largest team at ACMI – across a complicated and variable offer, efficiently and within budget guidelines. With experience in interpreting EBAs – along with the management of leave and resolution of payroll issues - the People and Operations Manager will also coordinate the VX team training plan and performance review process. 

Experienced in the practical application of OH&S legislation & guidelines within the workplace, the ideal person will be a wonderful communicator who is able to work across all areas of the organisation to embed an innovative, visitor-first approach to operational planning. Adept in people management, the People and Operations Manager will motivate, coach, train and manage the performance of the small team of VX Supervisors.


This ongoing Grade 4 role is offered on a full-time basis with commencing salary of $85,279 plus super. 

To apply, follow the online application process on our website. Applicants should provide a 500-word response and a brief resume, demonstrating their ability to meet the requirements of the role outlined within the position description.

Applications close: Thursday 12th December 2019 at 11:59 pm

Please note interviews will be held in the week starting 16th December 2019

For further information on this role, please refer to the position description listed on the employment section of our website

ACMI is a child safe workplace and actively promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children from all backgrounds.  ACMI is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building an inclusive workplace that supports diverse thinking and innovation. ACMI encourages applications from First Nations People, people of culturally diverse backgrounds, people with disabilities, and people from the LGBTIQA+ community.  If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at or 03 8663 2200

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