Administration/Collection Assistant

Australian War Memorial
Closing Date
Wed, 27th January 2021
Position Type
Full Time
$51,662 - $62,131

The Australian War Memorial combines a shrine, a world-class museum, and an extensive archive. The Memorial's purpose is to commemorate the sacrifice of those Australians who have died in war or on operational service and those who have served our nation in times of conflict. Its mission is leading remembrance and understanding of Australia’s wartime experience.

The Admin/Collection Assistant Officer, Photographs Film and Sound (PFS) undertakes a broad range of tasks associated with the administration of the Memorials PFS collection. Under the direction of the PFS Collection Manager, the work involves managing PFS collection access and storage; physically describing objects applying the PFS collection schema, and version control within the Collection Management System (CMS). Other responsibilities include collection retrievals, preparing collection for conservation and digitisation; responding to internal enquiries and assisting with PFS priorities and Memorial projects where directed.

A Drivers Licence is required as the occupant of the role will need to move collection items between Memorial campuses. The occupant will also be required to work in low temperature storage repositories in accordance with Memorial standards.

This position may entail working with potentially distressing and culturally sensitive material.

TO APPLY,  please visit:

Applications should be submitted in WORD (.doc or .docx) or .PDF by Midnight (AEST) on 27 January 2021.

If you experience any problems with the application system please contact the Recruitment Team on 02 6243 4234 or email


For further information on the position, please call the Contact Officer: Lauren Hewitt, 6243 4496

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