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Subject: Position at National Archives of Australia

Position at National Archives of Australia

From: Elizabeth Donovan <lizd>
Date: Tuesday, January 9, 2001
Paper/Archive conservator
National Archives of Australia (Melbourne Office)

Professional Officer Level 1 $34,000 - $45,000
Position Number: 30383
Collection Management Branch

The National Archives of Australia <URL:> is
looking for an experienced conservator with an interest in
preserving Commonwealth records in a wide range of formats.  The
successful applicant will assist in research and analysis as well as
educational and administrative activities supporting preservation
program objectives.

Qualifications:  A degree or diploma of an Australian Tertiary
institution, or a comparable overseas qualification or eligibility
for associate membership of the Australian Institute for the
Conservation of Cultural materials or other comparable
qualifications and/or experience which are appropriate to the duties
is desirable.

Closing Date: 25 Jan 2001

Selection Criteria

    1.  Knowledge, experience and understanding of the preservation
        of Archival materials, including competence in established
        conservation methods and techniques, and an understanding of
        preventative preservation practice.

    2.  Ability to analyse problems and options critically and
        constructively (including knowledge of analytical techniques
        relevant to the preservation of archival materials), and to
        make practical recommendations.

    3.  Capacity to plan and undertake programmed work requiring
        initiative, perseverance and sustained detailed attention,
        whilst retaining the capacity to respond to changing
        priorities and unforeseen circumstances.

    4.  Capacity to work independently or as part of a team, with a
        minimum of detailed supervision, within set work plans or in
        emergency situations.

    5.  Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with
        colleagues and clients, at all levels, both orally and in
        writing, and appropriate supervisory skills.

    6.  Ability to supervise staff in accordance with best practice
        in human resource management.

Please submit applications to:

    Elizabeth Donovan
    lizd [at] naa__gov__au
    0011+61+ 3+ 9881 6812
    National Archives of Australia
    PO Box 8005
    Burwood Heights
    Victoria 3151

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