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Digitisation Manager, Cultural Collections, Archives and Library

About the Australian Museum 

The Australian Museum (AM) operates within the NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet, is the first museum in Australia and was founded in 1827. 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 21 million objects of biological, geological,?and cultural collections and develops programs, exhibitions and school and community education initiatives onsite, online, and offsite.

The AM mission is: To ignite wonder, inspire debate and drive change.

The AM vision is: 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.

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The AM supports a diverse workforce and promotes applications from First Nation and Torres Strait Islander people. People with disabilities who meet the selection criteria are encouraged to apply; and where required, Australian Museum will implement reasonable adjustment consistent with industry standard.

About the Role 

The purpose of this position is to manage the overall digitisation effort for Cultural Collections, overseeing the creation of a meaningful and sensitive digital record of the Museums’ First Nations, Archaeology, Pasifika and Library, Archives and World Collections. Providing oversight for the use and relevance of the Cultural Collections and supporting the achievement of Australian Museum strategic objectives.

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