2021 Temporary Employment Register Canberra ACT The National Library is one of several agencies within the Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications portfolio.
The role of the National Library of Australia role, as defined by the National Library Act 1960, is to ensure that documentary resources of national significance relating to Australia and the Australian people, as well as significant non-Australian library materials, are collected, preserved and made accessible either through the Library itself or through collaborative arrangements with other libraries and information providers.
The Library is the custodian of a rich collection reflecting the people and culture that shape Australia and Australians. We collect a wide range of physical and digital materials and includes more than 10 million items ranging from books and journals to more than 40,000 paintings, drawings and prints, more than 9,000 metres of manuscripts, 550,000 photographs, hundreds of thousands of maps, more than 50,000 oral history... recordings and millions of archived websites.
The National Library of Australia is a world-leading and respected custodian of Australias published, written, oral, visual and digital heritage. We ensure Australian culture and knowledge is sustained for all Australian people, now and in the future.
The Librarys vision is to connect all Australians with national collections, enriching conversations about who we are and our place in the world. Everything we do is guided by our organisational values. We are:
respectful and inclusive, responsive to individual and community needs, ambitious, and internationally recognised for our digital innovation, tenacious, pursuing priorities over the very long term, and accountable for the communitys investment in our work.
THE LIBRARY HAS FOUR KEY STRATEGIC PRIORITIES:
We collect today what will be important tomorrow We connect with communities, and connect communities with their national collections We collaborate with others to maximise the national impact of cultural collections We build capability to maximise return on the nations investment in the Library
The National Library of Australia regularly has short-term or project-based employment opportunities for periods up to 18 months. These temporary vacancies can be full time, part time or casual (intermittent and varied hours). The work offered can be within:
Collections Management (eg. preservation, cataloguing, acquisitions, special collections management, curatorship, archivists), Library Services (eg. reference services, reading room floor, document supply services, collection retrieval, research), Digital and IT Services (eg. IT support and operations, Trove, digitisation, digital preservation, web development, graphic design), Corporate services and administration (eg. finance, human resources, executive support, building management, records management), and Exhibitions and outreach (eg. education, marketing, editorial/publishing, exhibition installation).
Applications are welcome from all disciplines and levels of experience. All registrations will expire on 24 December 2021 . At this time, all applicants will be invited to renew their interest in temporary employment opportunities at the Library. Should you have any questions or you experience any difficulties applying, please contact Recruitment via email [email protected] Canberra ACT Australia (+1 other)
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