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Manager, Collection Operations - APS Level 6 (Ongoing)

Job No: 495787
Work Type: Full time
Location: Melbourne, Various

The National Archives of Australia are looking for a Manager with collection management experience within the galleries, libraries, archives and museums (GLAM) sector to work alongside our existing professional and diverse team in the Collection Operations sub-section of the Victoria office at our Burwood East facility. The Collection Operations sub-section is responsible for managing services and projects relating to the digitisation, storage, lending, transfer, preservation and description of archival records to ensure the long-term accessibility and preservation of nationally significant Australian Government information.

This role has responsibility to implement work plans, setting tasks and priorities, managing work flow, projects, and allocating resources for the delivery of services in accordance with the aims of the National Digitisation, Storage, Description, Preservation and Transfer Strategies. The position is also expected to build team capacity through coaching, training, performance feedback; and encouraging career development as well as identify innovative solutions to resolve or mitigate problems, and contribute to managing change and uncertainty in the workplace.

Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or experience working with a collection in the galleries, libraries, archives and museums (GLAM) sector is highly desirable.

Eligibility:  Applicants must be Australian citizens and be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance to Negative Vetting Level 1.

How to apply: Applications must be submitted via our online e-recruitment system. Applicants must in 1000 words or less outline the skills and relevant experience you would bring to this role. Please refer to the position description for this role.

RecruitAbility applies to this vacancy. Under the RecruitAbility scheme you will be invited to participate in further assessment activity for the vacancy if you choose to apply under the scheme; declare you have a disability; and meet the minimum requirements for the job. For more information see:

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