Library & Archives NT, Australia is hiring Collection Management Archivist

(16 Jan 2020) Library & Archives NT is a new organisation created by bringing together the NT Library and the NT Archives Service, and one which is devoted to collecting, preserving and sharing the rich and unique history of the Northern Territory. We collect a vast range of materials – books, photos, newspapers, government records, organisational and personal archives, music and video, oral histories, maps, ephemera – historical and contemporary, print and digital.

We are seeking a Collection Management Archivist with the skills and passion to manage our extensive collections of (non-government) organisational and personal archives, in order to maximise their public discovery and use. Working with a talented team of library & archive professionals, this position is responsible for describing and arranging these archival collections to facilitate access, answering public inquiries, and ensuring that they are properly cared for and preserved for the future.

Based in Darwin, the successful candidate will possess appropriate qualifications and experience in the management of archival collections and the provision of public inquiry services; high level written and verbal communications skills; and an ability to interact effectively with people from diverse cultural backgrounds.

For more information and to apply online, go to https://jobs.nt.gov.au/Home/JobDetails?rtfId=182157