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Subject: Position at AIATSIS

Position at AIATSIS

From: Barbara Lewincamp <barbara>
Date: Thursday, May 17, 2001
Conservation Officer (APS Level 5 or 6)
Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
$42,118pa -$52,255 pa
(Non Ongoing)
Full time Fixed term 2 years

Applications are sought from suitably qualified people to undertake
the duties of Conservation Officer at the Australian Institute of
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Library, Canberra
<URL:>. This task is available on a full
time basis for a fixed term of 2 years (non ongoing).

The duties of the Conservation Officer will be to primarily carry
out conservation work as necessary on the Library's collection -
including books, manuscripts, maps, posters and ephemera. The
successful applicant will also advise on best conservation practice,
assist in the selection of materials for a digitisation program and
contribute to the development of longer-term conservation policy and

Qualifications/Other requirements: 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. Pay
rate will be based on experience and qualifications.

Applicants for this position must address the selection criteria
which include the ability to demonstrate a knowledge and
understanding of Indigenous cultures and the issues affecting
Indigenous Australians today and an ability to communicate
effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

The Institute values a skilled and diverse workforce to meet the
needs of the organisation in the promotion of knowledge and
understanding of Australian Indigenous cultures, past and present.

Further information:

    Barry Cundy
    +61 2 6246 1176
    bjc [at] aiatsis__gov__au

Applications must address the selection criteria. Applications,
together with the names and contact details of three referees should
be forwarded to:

    The Principal
    Australian Institute of Aboriginal and
        Torres Strait Islander Studies
    GPO Box 553
    Canberra ACT 2601

Closing date: 25 May 2001

Barbara Lewincamp
Library Director  AIATSIS
+61 2 6246 1197
Fax: +61 2 6261 4287
GPO Box 553 Canberra ACT 2601
Lawson Crescent Acton ACT 2601

                  Conservation DistList Instance 14:63
                   Distributed: Tuesday, May 22, 2001
                       Message Id: cdl-14-63-030
Received on Thursday, 17 May, 2001

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