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Position at State Library of Western Australia

From: Jonathan Schmidt <<-a>
Date: Tuesday, October 21, 2008
Senior Conservator
State Library of Western Australia
Department of Culture and the Arts

Position Number: 12278
Specified Calling Level 2, $69,704 - $77,036 PA, PSGA

Permanent - Full Time
Location: Perth Cultural Centre
Job Description:  To manage Conservation Services staff and

Selection Criteria:

    1.  A degree in materials conservation or approved equivalent
        degree qualification.

    2.  Significant experience working as a conservator, preferably
        in a library or archive.

    3.  Demonstrated knowledge and skills in conservation with a
        high level of understanding of conservation ethics as
        outlined in the AICCM Code of Ethics.

    4.  Proven high level of conceptual, analytical and innovative
        problem solving skills with a demonstrated ability to
        provide effective solutions to conservation problems and to
        apply new technologies.

    5.  Proven high level interpersonal and communication skills
        including the ability to liaise negotiate and consult with a
        wide range of clients.

    6.  Demonstrated ability to lead and manage people as
        individuals and as a team to achieve planned results, with
        strong commitment to mentoring and encouraging colleagues.

    7.  In the context of this role, have the ability to apply the
        principles of risk management, occupational health and
        safety, equal opportunity and diversity in the workplace.

Desirable: Membership of the AICCM.

For further job related information: Please contact

    Lee Blackford
    +61 8 9427 3419
    (not to be contacted for Job Application Packages)

Application Instructions: Prospective applicants must obtain a Job
Application Package that provides further details about the duties
of the position and the selection criteria. To obtain a package, you
can either: visit <URL:> and search the
position number or telephone +61 8 9258 0650 (voicemail, 24 hour

No faxed, late or proforma applications will be accepted.

Closing Date: Nov 3, 2008 4 pm

Jonathan A Schmidt
Paper Conservator
State Library of Western Australia
+61 8 9427 3316
Fax: +61 8 9427 3276

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