21/CAP013 Collections Officer, Digital Assets


Location: Heritage, Assets & Museums Division - The role will be based at The Mint in Sydney's CBD but will also be required to work across other locations as directed.

Role status: Temporary part-time employment, 21 hours per week (for a period up to March 2022). If a suitable candidate Is sourced an additional role may be activated at 21 hours per week until January 2022. 

Role Grade/Classification: Assistant Registrar, Grade 1 - $85, 821. Package includes salary ($62, 839 - $77, 073), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading (full time equivalent).

Closing date: 11:59pm Monday 2 August 2021

Sydney Living Museums (SLM) is rolling out a series of exciting initiatives designed to increase public access to and engagement with its diverse collections. SLM’s Collections and Access unit will play a key role in the planning and delivery of these initiatives and seeks to appoint four experienced collections management professionals. We seek highly motivated team players who are committed to the principles of public access and to providing high quality collections management services for projects and core business. 

This role will contribute to the content and development of Sydney Living Museums’ Digital Asset Management system [DAMS] for managing, discovering, describing and delivering professional digital image assets, with a focus on SLM collections, including file management, ingestion, assessment, metadata creation and the use of information databases, archiving, rights and copyright management to meet project standards and workflows.

See attached .PDF role description for more information on the role. 

Applications will only be accepted electronically through the I Work for NSW site: https://iworkfor.nsw.gov.au/job/collections-officer-digital-assets-256667

Role Description and Information Kit

CAP013 Collections Officer - Digital Assets June 2021.pdf

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