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We are looking for a passionate and authentic Assistant Curator (Projects) who is interested in joining a leading NSW Government agency focused on creating a living future for the past so that our visitors can experience Sydney’s past as if they had lived it themselves.

This is a targeted recruitment activity is conducted in accordance with Rule 26 of the Government Sector Employment Rules 2014 in relation to the employment of eligible persons. This role is targeted for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. This role is open to all applicants; however, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander are strongly encouraged to apply.

What we do

Sydney Living Museums (SLM) cares for a group of 12 of the most important historic houses, gardens and museums in NSW on behalf of the people of NSW.

Our commitment to our audience is to maintain the museums, landscapes and collections with integrity whilst presenting the narrative of each in contemporary, compelling and relevant ways.

Our purpose is to enrich and revitalise people’s lives with Sydney’s living history, and to hand the precious places in our care and their collections on to future generations to enjoy.

What you’ll do with us

This role provides assistant curatorial services to interpret, document, promote, develop, inform the care of, and advocate for, collections – encompassing physical objects, digital assets, information, sites, museums and properties – and create informative, compelling and engaging curatorial content that ensures the objectives of the Historic Houses Trust Act 1980 and Sydney Living Museum’s strategic and business goals are met.

What else you need to know

Sydney Living Museums (SLM) is committed to providing a flexible and inclusive workplace culture that values and supports diversity and inclusion. We believe everyone has the right to feel safe, respected, valued and heard regardless of their gender, sexual orientation, ethnic background or ability. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disability, the LGBTIQ+ communities, from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, and, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

To be eligible for an ongoing role in the NSW Public Sector you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For temporary and casual roles, you need to hold a valid visa giving you permission to work in Australia as required by the role. All successful candidates will be required to undergo a criminal record check with NSW Police.

If you are speech or hearing impaired, have access requirements that require reasonable adjustment in the assessment process, or require access to information about this vacancy in a different format, please call the Head of Human Resources on 02 8239 2366.

A talent pool may be created for future ongoing and temporary roles and is valid for a period of up to 18 months.

What the essential requirements of the role are

For more information or to apply visit: JobsNSW.