Collection Systems Officer

National Gallery of Australia
Closing Date
Fri, 04th June 2021
Position Type
Full Time
$72,262 - $77,529 pa

Collection Systems Officer
Registration Department
NGA Level 5
Position No. 7214
$72,262 - $77,529 pa
Ongoing Vacancy

The position

The Collection Systems Officer forms an important part of the National Gallery’s Collection Management System (EMu) team within the Registration Department.  A core component of the role is to ensure the effective operation and use of EMu and support staff in the use of the system that manages the National Gallery’s works of art.

Our ideal candidate is a highly experienced database user within a museum or gallery environment, preferably EMu, capable of working in a collaborative and busy environment. You must have effective communications and technical skills, along with the ability to build and maintain strong business relationships with users. You will be confident sharing knowledge, delivering training and articulating technical and user needs in a clear and concise manner. 

You must be solutions focussed and have a high attention to detail on database integrity and data accuracy, work with initiative and ensure the smooth running of the system.  Possessing excellent administrative and organisational skills, you will be able to manage multiple priorities, work flexibly and independently or as part of a team.

The role sits within the Artistic Programs Portfolio and works closely with internal teams including Registration, Curatorial, Conservation, ICT and Digital.

Reporting to the Assistant Registrar, Documentation, this is a full-time, ongoing employment opportunity available within the Artistic Programs Portfolio.

How to apply

If you are interested in this role you must submit a current resume/CV, the National Gallery Personal Particulars form and a brief statement of claims addressing the selection criteria (1–2 page pitch), which details your skills, experience and qualifications which are relevant to this position. Please note that the selection criteria do not need to be addressed individually. 

Closing date
Applications close at midnight on Monday, 14 June 2021 and should be emailed to



Further information about the position may be obtained by contacting Jennifer Drysdale, Assistant Registrar, Documentation on (02) 6240 6568 or  The Recruitment Officer may also be contacted on (02) 6240 6447.

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