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Head Of People & Culture – Sydney Living Museums

Closing date:   July 6, 2020
Institution:   Sydney Living Museums
Salary:   $164,206. Package includes salary ($128,089 - $148,134), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading
Employment status:   Temporary full-time employment (for a period up to 3 years)
Location :   The role will be based at The Mint in Sydney's CBD and Western Sydney Records Centre, Kingswood but will also be required to work across other locations as directed.
Contact name:   Martyn Killion, 0411 130 625
Contact email:   Not supplied yet.

We are looking for a bold and collaborative Head of People & Culture who is interested in joining two leading NSW Government agencies focused on creating a living future for the past for Sydney’s past and maintaining our states records, collections and archives.

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.

Our partner – The State Archives and Records Authority of New South Wales (NSW State Archives and Records) is one of Australia’s pre-eminent Archives and Records Authorities with a vast collection of historical records and archives dating back to the European settlement of Australia in 1788. With responsibilities for the development, preservation and access for the State’s archives, NSW State Archives and Records is also responsible for managing and storing over 650 kilometres of semi-permanent Government records for NSW public sector offices.

What you’ll do with us
This role provides strategic direction and leadership to design, deliver, implement and continuously improve People and Culture services.

For more information or to apply visit: JobsNSW.


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