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UM Canberra c/- 100 Chalmers Street
SURRY HILLS 2010, NSW, Australia

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Coordinator, Indigenous Curatorial and Collections


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The Indigenous Engagement Section in our Engagement Branch is seeking a high performing APS5 Coordinator, Indigenous Curatorial and Collections. This is an Indigenous employment Affirmative Measures role.
The successful candidate for the Coordinator, Indigenous Curatorial and Collections role will build an in-depth knowledge of the Section / Branch and an understanding of how these are inter-related.  You will utilise your expertise to:
  • Provide advice and support regarding collection-based functions including acquisitions, processing and describing
  • Provide research support and liaising with Collection Branch on developing workflows
  • Enhance description and Indigenous knowledge
  • Provide content for First Nations portal.

You will build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders. This will include:
  • Implementing, reviewing and evaluating policies
  • Contributing to Corporate, Business and strategic planning.

You will provide advice on acquisition, processing describing, right and cultural safety using in-depth knowledge of Indigenous culture and history.

To apply for this role you must be experienced in working with Indigenous Communities and have experience working in the collecting sector.
It is desirable if you hold qualifications or equivalent experience in Arts, Humanities or Social Science or a related field.

The filling of this vacancy is intended to constitute an affirmative measure under Section 26 of the Australian Public Service Commissioner's Directions 2016. This vacancy is open only to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.
To be eligible to apply for a position advertised under an Indigenous affirmative measure, you need to confirm you:
  • are of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent
  • identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and
  • are accepted by your community as being Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.


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Canberra, ACT, Australia


Coordinator, Indigenous Curatorial and Collections






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