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About the Department

The Department of the Premier and Cabinet (DPC) drives the Premier’s priorities in South Australia. Our staff enjoy working with colleagues who value integrity, knowledge and intellectual capability. They are committed to providing personal advice and services, and more importantly, don’t see what they do as “just a job”. They exemplify the public sector purpose: Making a difference so South Australia thrives.

About the Business – South Australian Museum
The South Australian Museum has been committed to making Australia’s natural and cultural heritage accessible, engaging and fun for over 150 years. It is a place where families can learn and grow together.

Today the Museum is one of the most visited museums in Australia and holds collections of national and international significance. It is a leader in remote and regional community engagement, and in Australian Aboriginal heritage and scientific research.

This role is located within the Humanities Department which is part of the Research and Collections Division of the SA Museum.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

Role Highlights

  • Exciting opportunity to join the SA Museum & contribute to the Cultural Precinct
  • A chance to make a positive contribution in a rapidly changing environment
  • Contribute to safeguarding the future of South Australia’s cultural heritage

Role Details
The Humanities Collection Manager – Cultural Institutions Storage Facility, is accountable to the Senior Collection Manager – Humanities and World Cultures, South Australian Museum to assist with the preparation of the Humanities Collection for their move to the Cultural Institutions Storage Facility. Collections include Australian Aboriginal Cultures, World Cultures, Archaeology and restricted collections.

Special Conditions

  • The Incumbent will be required to participate in the department’s Performance Management Program.
  • The Incumbent may be assigned to another position at this remuneration level or equivalent.
  • Some work outside of normal hours will be required.
  • Some interstate travel involving overnight absences will be required.
  • This role requires a National Criminal History Check.
  • C Class Driver’s Licence – essential.
  • Demonstrated experience with Humanities collections in a museum environment – essential.
  • Two positions available.

For more information or to apply visit: JobsSA.