(21 Sept 2020) From National Library of Australia:
The Library is evolving to meet the demands of the 21st century, with a recent review providing a blueprint for building a modern, sustainable and high functioning organisation now complete. There are exciting opportunities available to join the Library and work closely with the leadership team to implement our vision and create new ways of working together.
As a world leading library, the National Library of Australia offers an innovative and collaborative workplace where exceptional team players and technical specialists can flourish. As part of the Library’s team, you will help support organisational reform, working collaboratively with your team to shape the Library’s future.
We are looking for high performing APS Level 5 employees who will demonstrate our Business and Leadership Functions, uphold the APS and Library Values, and bring relevant experience.
If you are interested, you can apply for up to two of the following roles:
- Coordinator, Strategy and Transformation
- Coordinator, Curatorial and Collection Research (2 positions available)
- Coordinator, Technical Acquisitions
- Coordinator, Rights Management
- Senior Conservation Officer
- Coordinator, Conservation for Digitisation
- Coordinator, Curatorial
- Project Officer, Communication and Social Media
- Project Officer, Marketing and Media
- Coordinator, Digital Support
- Coordinator, Digital Education
- Coordinator, Reading Room Operations
- Coordinator, Out of Hours Operations (3 positions available).
These are permanent part-time positions requiring regular evening and weekend work. Working up to 15 hours per week, shifts and times will vary depending on operational requirements. The successful applicants will be Duty Officers during those hours.
- Coordinator, Reference Quality and Training
- Coordinator, Family History
- Coordinator, Ask a Librarian
- Coordinator, Trove Data Support
- Coordinator, Digitisation on Demand
- Coordinator, Facilities and Security
- Web Crawl Engineer
Working collaboratively with the Assistant Directors and Team Leaders of the Library, you may be asked to help support a new service or function, or you may support an existing function, contributing to innovation and practice improvement. Adaptability, proactive thinking and problem solving skills will be key to your success.
With current vacancies across a range of disciplines, a number of positions will be filled immediately. A merit pool will also be established and used where possible to fill similar vacancies during the subsequent 12 months.
The role of the National Library of Australia, as defined by the National Library Act 1960, is to ensure that documentary resources of national significance relating to Australia and the Australian people, as well as significant non-Australian library materials, are collected, preserved and made accessible either through the Library itself or through collaborative arrangements with other libraries and information providers. The Library has four strategic priorities:
- We collect today what will be important tomorrow
- We connect with communities, and connect communities with their national collections
- We collaborate with others to maximise the national impact of cultural collections.
- We build capability to maximise return on the nation’s investment in the Library..
Please note some positions are subject to a security clearance. Please refer to the relevant role statement for further information.
Open a new chapter in your career and apply now. Further information can be found in the EL1 Information Pack on the Library’s website.
Further information about the National Library of Australia, and this position can be obtained at https://nla.nga.net.au/cp/ or by contacting Recruitment on 02 6262 1314 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please prepare a 600 word pitch for an APS Level 5 role, highlighting the role(s) that you consider best matches your relevant skills, experience and achievements.
Applications must be received via the Library’s online recruitment system by 11.30pm (AEST) Wednesday 30 September 2020.