Collections Project Officer Australian National University Collections Project Officer Australia

Collections Project Officer


Job no: 529627

Work type: Fixed Term

Location: Canberra / ACT

Categories: Professional


Classification: ANU Officer 4/5 (Technical)

Salary package: $63,301 - $76,611 per annum plus 17% Superannuation

Term: Part time, Fixed term (18 months)

Position overview


The collections of the University are valuable assets used for a range of purposes, including research, teaching, interpretation, diplomacy and community engagement. The appropriate management of collections is essential for their conservation, security, access and use.


The Collections Project Officer will support the management of collections in the School of Archaeology and Anthropology by providing advice and assistance with cataloguing, research, digitisation, conservation, documentation, repackaging, and/or the development of Collection Management Plans.


The ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences (CASS) is one of seven Colleges at ANU. The College, which is structured into two main research schools, offers degrees in more than 20 discipline areas and excels in research across the creative arts, humanities and social sciences. The College has a substantial international research presence and is a major source of national policy advice. Our academic staff are internationally recognised for their research, and 57 are members of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, the Academy of the Social Sciences of Australia, or both. We also host 13 Australian Research Council Future Fellows and three ARC Laureates. A hub of vibrant activity, we host more than 270 lectures, concerts and exhibitions each year, most of which are open to the public. Our students, staff and graduates come from more than 60 nations, bringing a diversity of perspective to campus life.


For further information: Suzanne Knight T: +61 2 6125 3901 E:


ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

Application information


In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:


    A statement addressing the selection criteria.

    A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.

    Other documents, if required.


Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country.


Position Description & Selection Criteria


Advertised: 08 May 2019 09:00:00 AM AUS Eastern Standard Time

Applications close: 31 May 2019 11:55:00 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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