(22 July 2015) The purpose of the role is to perform a range of archival duties, including providing reference services to the public and contributing to public programs such as exhibitions, tours and presentations, facilitating access to records and the arrangement and description of public records.
Some of the key responsibilities are to:
- provide research and reference service for clients in the Public Search Room and via mail, telephone and email.
- instruct clients in the use of public records, assist in locating sources through the online catalogue and prepare guides to public records.
- participate in public program activities including curatorial preparation for exhibitions, conducting tours presentations on public records and preparation for special events. Some regional and remote public programs are included.
The ALIA website has the full job description.