Project Archivist (Identified)
• Full time, fixed term until 31 December 2024
• A fantastic opportunity to support the online archives control system
• Base Salary $79K + 17% superannuation
This position has been designated for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people only under the provisions of section 126 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).
About the opportunity
The University Archives is a part of Archives and Records Management Services (ARMS) in the University Governance Office within the Vice-Chancellor & President’s Division.
The primary goal of the Archives is the care and preservation of the University’s records of continuing value and making these records accessible for research and education.
As the Project Archivist you will play a key role in working with anthropology records documenting Australian First Nations Peoples and creating and editing existing archival metadata to make these records discoverable as well as preparing these archival records for digitisation.
This is an exciting and challenging role and your opportunity to make a significant, long-term contribution to the University and First Nations history preservation as a whole.
• experience in working with projects to support cultural collections, archives collections or library collections and clear understanding of cultural heritage and the protections and sensitivities that apply to projects involving First Nations materials.
• high-level oral and written communication skills, including a strong understanding of the cultural sensitivities that apply to First Nations records.
• an ability to work independently without direct supervision as well as part of a small team
• ability to prioritise and organize work to meet deadlines
• research skills and experience using a variety of sources including archival records
• experience with archival descriptive work or related information management profession
• preparation of archival records for digitisation by external vendors and their quality control on completion.
To keep our community safe, please be aware of our COVID safety precautions which form our conditions of entry for all staff, students and visitors coming to campus.
Sponsorship / work rights for Australia
Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.
Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.
Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.
At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, women, people living with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.
Closing date for applications
Monday 10 April 2023 11:59 PM
How to apply
Apply via the link below
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