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ASA strives to create a professional, positive work environment for its employees. We encourage continuous professional development and allocate an individual training budget.

You will enjoy flexible working arrangements, career support and access to training programs. Plus, you will enjoy the ASA President’s leave during the Christmas break.

Museum/Library Curator – Permanent Part Time (3 days per week)

Australian Society of Anaesthetists, North Sydney

Applications are sought for a Curator at the Australian Society of Anaesthetists (ASA) Library/Museum located in North Sydney (NSW). The successful applicant will be responsible for caring for and promoting the Society’s Historical Library, Museum and Archives. The role is project based and time will be managed according to task demand between the three disciplines. The Curator will have the support initially of a Library Consultant. The role includes reporting to, and participating in, the Society’s History of Anaesthesia Library, Museum and Archives (HALMA) committee.

To succeed in this role you will need the following:

  • Suitable postgraduate qualifications within the disciplines of Library, Museum or Archives.
  • Minimum 5 years curatorial and collection management experience with expertise in working in a medical history and/or privately managed Museum/Library being highly regarded.
  • Knowledge of archive collection management/ systems. Experience of archival management being highly regarded.
  • A passion for museums, preserving and sharing object histories.
  • Ability to work autonomously with limited supervision, but also being able to work collaboratively.
  • Attention to detail, resourcefulness and enthusiasm.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. High level of research skills an advantage.
  • Strong time management and IT skills. Experience in website editing, Microsoft office, adobe design suite and eHive collection management software an advantage.
  • Experience of working in cross-disciplinary teams an advantage.
  • Experience of working with volunteers an advantage.
  • Applicants must be eligible to work in Australia.

 Application open till 22 March 2019

Employment Status: Contract role – 3 days per week

Contact Name: Sue Donovan

Contact Number: 02 8556 9707