Team Leader Cultural Collections Digitisation

Maitland City Council
NSW - Regional
Closing Date
Sat, 11th September 2021
Position Type
Full Time
$93,211- $103,464 per year + super
NSW - Regional

The Opportunity

This is a unique opportunity to lead a multidisciplinary team in the digitization of cultural collections across the Maitland City Local Government Area as part of the Open Minds Project. The goal of the project is to produce digital assets which deliver electronic access and support long term preservation of the collection, whilst ensuring that our communities can participate in quality, curated digital experiences. 

The Team Leader, Cultural Collections Digitization will lead the project team in process development and implementation, stakeholder management, reporting and the ongoing delivery of best practice digitisation in alignment with the NSW Government’s Crystal Clear standards. They will also have oversite of the installation and operation of digitization software and act as a key contact point for community based groups with stewardship of cultural collections.

About You

To be successful in this role you will have relevant tertiary qualifications and/or have an equivalent combination of relevant contemporary experience coupled with relevant education/training. You will have sound, contemporary industry knowledge and demonstrated experience in the field of cultural collections and digitisation, as well as proven project management, process and systems development, and leadership skills. You will have exceptional interpersonal skills with a genuine commitment to collaboration and positive customer experience outcomes.  


This is a 3 year, temporary full time role, working 35 hours per week, with a competitive salary range of $93,211- $103,464 per year based on demonstrated competencies + 10% p.a. super.

Council have recently adopted a flexible work arrangements program and offer opportunities for flexible work to ensure our staff have the perfect work-life balance! Our flexible work options include a variety of options, including working compressed hours across the week for additional days off (for example 9 day fortnights), WFH arrangements, and general flexible daily hours.

Council also offers a range of other benefits for its employees including:

Ongoing training and development

Access to our Healthy Employee Program (HEP): including reduced gym memberships and subsidies for programs that improve health and wellbeing

Paid parental leave

To Apply

To apply for this opportunity, please click ‘Apply Now’ and submit your resume and cover letter. In the application process for this role you will be required to address four targeted questions, in place of addressing the entire essential criteria.


If after reading the role charter you have any questions, contact Alison Harwood, Coordinator Community Programs & Collections on  0439 409 333.

Applications close: Sunday 12 September

Please note, prior to an offer of employment being made, recommended candidates will be required to undertake a medical assessment (including drug and alcohol testing). Council also completes a range of other pre-employment checks which may include reference checks, employment history checks (past 5 years), psychometric testing or a criminal history check. For more information about the recruitment process, visit our website and search ‘work with us’.

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