Assistant Archivist

at RMIT University

Bundoora Campus
Full-time, Continuing position
$63,257 -$72,664 p.a + 17% Super

Our Organisation
RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. The Strategy and Governance Portfolio provides strong integrated support for strategic development, governance, and business planning for the University. The Strategy and Governance Portfolio incorporates the Office of the Vice-Chancellor, the Policy and Impact Team, University Secretariat, the Strategy and Analytics Group, the Enterprise Project Management Office, Internal Audit & Risk Management and the Compliance, Regulation and Reporting Group.

The Role and Your Responsibilities
The Assistant Archivist works as part of the RMIT Archives team and has a major role in delivery of a range of professional services, which support effective client service, legislative compliance and project completion within the Information Management framework. Under the direction of the Archivist, the Assistant Archivist is responsible for the transfer of records into the University Archives system and the provision of reference and research services for members of the University community and external users seeking access to records.

Skills & Experience Required
You will have demonstrated high-level of customer service and interpersonal skills, demonstrated ability to provide a high quality service to customers and to contribute as an effective member of a small team and have demonstrated experience in and understanding of current archival principles and practice and relevant legislation and regulatory frameworks. Your demonstrated ability to work independently, to prioritise work and achieve outcomes within defined and competing deadlines will be essential to your success in this role.

Furthermore your demonstrated proficiency with word processing, spreadsheet and database packages and electronic information management systems and strong written and oral communication skills, accuracy and attention to detail and excellent research and analytical skills will be crucial to your success in this role.

To Apply
For further information please contact Katherine Jarvie on +61 3 9925 0434 or visit visit yourcareer.rmit.edu.au and search using job reference number: 556603.

Applications close on Sunday 5th March 2017.

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description.

RMIT is committed to being a Child Safe organisation and is an equal opportunity employer. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community.

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