APS6 - Librarian and Archivist


APS6 – Librarian & Archivist

Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment

  • Support our staff and associates in research on Australian biodiversity by providing high-quality library resources and reference services.
  • Sole responsibility for day-to-day running of the library
  • Interact with a wide range of clients, from research scientists to students
  • Work close to nature at the Australian National Botanic Gardens site
Are you self-motivated with strong, professional skills in library and information management and with a positive and collaborative approach to your work?
The Biodiversity Informatics team provides infrastructure and expertise to ensure the delivery of authoritative biodiversity information to Parks Australia and the public. Access to this information is vital to the evidence-based management of the Commonwealth's national parks and reserves. The team is seeking an information management specialist to manage and further develop its library collections and services.
The Librarian and Archivist plays an important role in the team, contributing to the management of biodiversity information so it is accessible for use in environmental decision-making. The successful candidate will manage physical and electronic library collections and provide reference services for Parks Australia and other areas of the Department with a focus on biodiversity. They will also contribute to the development and application of knowledge management standards.
In this role you will draw on your experience with information management systems, attention to detail and interpersonal skills to achieve individual and team outcomes and maintain positive relationships with colleagues and clients from a diverse range of backgrounds.
Please note that this recruitment process will be used to fill one non-ongoing vacancy for a period of up to 12 months.
Flexible employment arrangements are available with the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment.

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Job region
Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Full time
$84,150–$95,543 per annum, plus superannuation
Closing date
Wednesday 23 June 2021