is an ongoing, identified role in accordance with the Government Sector Act
Salary Classification: Clerk Grade 9/10 ($102,838 –
$113,324) with a total remuneration package up to $125,620 per annum
Employment Status: Ongoing
full time employment
Location: Sydney CBD
The Australian Museum (AM) operates within the NSW
Department of Justice and was founded in 1827 and is the first museum in
Australia. The AM provides access, engagement and scientific research to
increase our understanding of natural history and culture, particularly of the
Australasian region. The AM holds more than 18 million objects of biological,
geological and cultural collections and develops programs, exhibitions and
school and community education initiatives onsite, online and offsite. The AM’s
purpose is to make nature, Indigenous cultures & science accessible and
relevant to everyone.
For more information, visit the website
About the role
Lead and Oversee the development, maintenance and
preservation of the Australian Museum’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander
collection, engaging with communities across Australia, and developing
strategies to build on culturally significant historical and contemporary
collections to ensure objects are relevant and accurately represent communities
in line with Museum’s strategic plan. Provide research and direction for
research of the collection and contribute to exhibition development.
For more information please download the documents Role Description.
The Australian Museum Supports a diverse workforce and
promotes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
As the successful candidate, you will demonstrate;
Aboriginal and Torres
Strait islander descent – Aboriginality/Torres Strait Islander is a genuine
occupational qualification and is authorised under section 14(d) of the
Anti-Discrimination Act 1977
Experience working in
Museums or Universities
knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, with at least one
specialisation in a specific area
Broad knowledge and
understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collections and how it
contributes to culture, and the ability to contribute to debates on key
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Issues
Links to Aboriginal
and Torres Strait Islander Community.
qualifications or relevant, equivalent professional experience For more information please download the documents Role
Description and Applying
for a role in the NSW Public Service .
How to apply:
must submit a one to two page covering letter which addresses the above essential requirements .
Please submit your attachments as PDF and only
applications submitted through Jobs NSW will be considered.
Steven Alderton, 02 9320 6215 or email [email protected]
Australian Museum welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Islander people, people from diverse cultural backgrounds and people with
disability. Please indicate if you have any accessibility requirements in your
application or speak with the contact person should you be called for an
interview. We provide reasonable adjustment for people with a disability during
the recruitment process and on employment.
employment legislation applies to the NSW public sector with effect from 24th February
2014. All current and new Public Service non-executive employees will be
employed at a classification level and assigned to a role rather than appointed
to a position. Employees may be re-assigned to other roles at the same
classification over time, in line with organisation priorities and/or personal
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