- Annual salary of $106,025- $117,363, plus the employer's contribution to superannuation (currently 11%) and annual leave loading.
- Job posted on: 22nd Nov 2023
- Applications close:
A core pillar for the AM is to ‘Be a Leader and Advocate for First Nations History’ and to enhance our workforce in the First Nations collection area. An additional position has been recently created to support our First Nations’ deliverables.
The Senior Collection Officer, First Nations is responsible for contributing to high standard museum operational standards and requirements for the AM’s First Nations Collections in accordance with First Nations-led museum practices, including but not limited to the implementation of Indigenous Cultural & Intellectual (ICIP) principles and cultural protocols. This is a people manager role. The role is full time, temporary for 1 year, with the opportunity of extension.
The Senior Collection Officer, First Nations assists their manager by coordinating the daily operations for the First Nations Collections at the Australian Museum (The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural collection and Aboriginal archaeological collection) which are located across several AM sites. The role manages the engagement, research, tracking, logistics, storage and housing, movements, and handling aspects of the AM’s First Nations Collections.
Please note candidates will be informed of the result in mid-January 2024, and the employment will begin in February 2024.
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You will be paid a competitive annual salary of $106,025- $117,363, plus the employer's contribution to superannuation (currently 11%) and annual leave loading.
To be successful in this role you will have:
The Australian Museum is truly a great place to work. We aim to be a leading voice for the richness of life, the Earth and culture in Australia and the Pacific. We commit to transform the conversation around climate change, the environment and wildlife conservation; be a strong advocate for First Nations’ culture; and continue to develop world-leading science, collections, exhibitions and education programs.
Recent staff survey results confirm that our staff feel valued, accepted and supported and that they believe the AM is an inclusive workplace. AM staff also report a high level of job satisfaction.
The AM is located on the homelands of the Gadigal people and acknowledges and pays respect to the Gadigal people as the custodians of the land, sky and waterways, paying respect to Elders past and present.
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Besides working together with other like-minded people, you will have access to professional development and dedicated Wellbeing programs.
Applicants must submit (if submitted as attachment, please upload as PDF):
As part of the online application process, you will be prompted to answer two targeted questions.
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The successful applicant will be subject to national criminal records check. As recommended by Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI), the Australian Museum encourages all applicants who can be safely vaccinated for COVID-19, to be so.
Contact person: Mariko Smith, Manager, First Nations Collections and Engagement, [email protected] using the subject line: Senior Collection Officer - First Nations enquiry via EthicalJobs.
The Australian Museum is an NSW Public Service organisation and aims to attract and retain the right people for the right jobs. The AM is a diverse and inclusive workplace where genuine participation and contribution is enabled, and everyone, regardless of their background, identity or circumstances is valued, accepted and supported to thrive at work.
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