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We need a Collection Enhancement Project Officer – your chance to prepare the Australian Museums’ cultural collection objects for digital registration, documentation enhancement, community consultation, and digitisation.

The First Nations Cultural Collections Enhancement project is an 8-year project that aims to register and digitise the cultural collections of the museum.

Although this is not an identified role, First Nations people are strongly encouraged to apply as this position will be working predominantly with the Aboriginal Archaeology collection.

Key responsibilities and scope:

The Collection Enhancement Project Officers work within the Cultural Collection Enhancement Project (CCEP) to prepare cultural collection objects for documentation enhancement, community consultation, and digitisation. This includes a gamut of activities, from preparation to object handling, registration of collection objects, barcoding, data entry and clean up as objects are selected and relocated for digitisation, during photography or consultation, returned to storage and on occasion assisting with quality checking digital image files and metadata.

Required experience and skills:

Please see the Role Description for more details.

Why work with us?

The Australian Museum is truly a great place to work. We aim to be a leading voice for the richness of life, the Earth and culture in Australia and the Pacific. We commit to transform the conversation around climate change, the environment and wildlife conservation; be a strong advocate for First Nations’ culture; and continue to develop world-leading science, collections, exhibitions and education programs.

Recent staff survey results confirm that our staff feel valued, accepted and supported and that they believe the AM is an inclusive workplace. AM staff also report a high level of job satisfaction.

The Museum is located on the homelands of the Gadigal people and acknowledges and pays respect to the Gadigal people as the custodians of the land, sky and waterways, paying respect to Elders past and present.?

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What we offer

Besides working together with like-minded people passionate about the Earth, you will have access to:

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