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Join  the Australian Museum and work with us to achieve our Mission to ignite wonder, inspire debate and drive change

About the Roles

We require two  Project Support Officers on a Temporary full-time basis till 30 June 2024 to assist our  ICT Collection Systems team.

The roles are critical in supporting the implementation of system enhancements to support the Australian Museum’s (AM) Collection Enhancements Project and Collections Online project, as well as contributing to continuous improvement projects in other areas.

Use your prior experience in a project support role, and demonstrated experience in digital collection management systems to enhance the Australian Museum’s (AM) digital collection management system, EMu, and its integrations with internal and external digital asset management, preservation and discovery systems, including Fotoware and the Atlas of Living Australia.

About You

We are seeking proactive professionals with proven experience in delivering user-centered support in a Museum or natural history context.

To be successful in the role, you will be able to demonstrate:

Advanced skills, experience, and expertise in database manipulation and management, preferably in a museum or natural history context.

  • Knowledge of and demonstrated experience in the application of data quality standards and schemas in collections data by undertaking data cleansing tasks.
  • User support in preparing data according to established data standards.

About The Australian Museum      

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 AM is located in 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.

Check out our current exhibitions and events here.


Besides working together with other like-minded people passionate about the Earth and all its wonders, you will have access to:

  • Dedicated Wellbeing programs
  • Career development and opportunities across the NSW Public Service.

How to apply

For more details, Frequently Asked Questions, and how to apply for the role go to I Work for NSW. When you apply you will be prompted to answer two targeted questions in support of your application.

The successful applicant will be subject to national criminal records check and will need to show proof of at least two COVID-19 vaccination doses.

Inclusive and welcoming    

The Australian Museum is an NSW Public Service organisation and aims to attract and retain the right people for the right jobs. The AM is a diverse and inclusive workplace  where genuine participation and contribution is enabled, and  everyone, regardless of their background, identity or circumstances is valued, accepted and supported to thrive at work., This means that we are embedding diversity and inclusion in everything we do on a daily basis, whether it be our recruitment processes, workplace culture, career development programs, customer service or policies and procedures. If we can make some adjustments to our recruitment process to better enable you to shine, please reach out to the contact person or note this in your application.


Please apply via IworkforNSW only, applications from other sources will not be accepted.