About the Australian Museum
The Australian Museum (AM) operates within the NSW Department of Planning and Environment and was founded in 1827 as the first museum in Australia. The AM provides access, engagement and scientific research to increase our understanding of natural history and culture, particularly of the Australasian region. The AM holds more than 18 million objects of biological, geological and cultural collections and develops programs, exhibitions and school and community education initiatives onsite, online and offsite. The AM’s purpose is to make nature, Indigenous cultures & science accessible and relevant to everyone. For more information, visit the website.
The Australian Museum Research Institute (AMRI) Division is comprised of the following five Branches: Life Science, Digital Collections and Citizen Science, Lizard Island Research Station, Materials Conservation and Australian Centre for Wildlife Genomics.
About the role
The Database Manager is responsible for the technical management of the digital collection management system, ensuring it integrates with AM IT and Digital infrastructure, and oversees data standards for data capture, storage and access to achieve project outcomes and support the achievement of Australian Museum objectives.
The Australian Museum committed to building a diverse, inclusive and flexible workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultures and people with a disability.
As the successful candidate, you will demonstrate:
- Tertiary degree or equivalent experience in information technology or relevant discipline
- Demonstrated advanced skills, experience and expertise in database manipulation and management preferably in a Museum or natural history context.
- Demonstrated experience in managing a database environment including databasing and data import, data reporting and access, and creating and implementing data standards.
- Demonstrated experience with managing large datasets preferably of a taxonomic and/or ecological nature.
Adequate knowledge and experience in order to deliver the Key Accountabilities and perform to the Focus
- Capabilities outlined in the Role Description.
The Australian Museum welcomes applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from diverse cultural backgrounds and people with disability. Please indicate if you have any accessibility requirements in your application or speak with the contact person should you be called for an interview. We provide reasonable adjustment for people with a disability during the recruitment process and on employment.
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