APS4 - Various Positions

National Library of Australia - Canberra ACT
  • Opportunity to work at one of Australia's leading cultural institutions
  • Be a part of the Library's exciting new future
  • APS4 - $65,641 - $70,878
The Library is evolving to meet the demands of the 21st century, with a recent review providing a blueprint for building a modern, sustainable and high functioning organisation now complete. There are exciting opportunities available to join the Library and work closely with the leadership team to implement our vision and create new ways of working together.

As a world leading library, the National Library of Australia offers an innovative and collaborative workplace where exceptional team players and technical specialists can flourish. As part of the Library’s team, you will help support organisational reform, working collaboratively with your team to shape the Library’s future.

We are looking for high performing APS Level 4 employees who will demonstrate our Business and Leadership Functions, uphold the APS and Library Values, and bring relevant experience.

If you are interested, you can apply for the following roles:

Collection Branch

  • Conservation Officers (ongoing vacancy)

Engagement Branch

  • Senior Library Officers, Out of Hours Operations (4 vacancies available) These are permanent part-time positions requiring regular evening and weekend work. Working up to 15 hours per week, shifts and times will vary depending on operational requirements. (ongoing vacancies)

Various Branches

  • A range of Senior Library Officer and Senior Administration Officer roles across the Library including executive support to Assistant Directors-General (expected vacancies)

Working collaboratively with the Team Leaders of the Library, you may be asked to help support a new or existing service or function. Adaptability and problem-solving skills will be key to your success.

We are looking for high performing APS Level 4 employees who will demonstrate our Business and Leadership Functions outlined below, uphold the APS and Library Values. Adaptability and problem-solving skills will be key to your success.

With current vacancies across a range of disciplines, a number of positions will be filled immediately. A merit pool will also be established and used where possible to fill similar vacancies during the subsequent 12 months.

The role of the National Library of Australia, 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 has four 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 nation’s investment in the Library.

Please note some positions are subject to a security clearance. Please refer to the relevant role statement for further information.

Open a new chapter in your career and apply now. Further information can be found in the Candidate Information Pack on the Library’s website.
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