APS 4, Conservator



APS 4, Conservator

  • Opportunity to work at one of Australia’s leading cultural institutions
  • Work with a team dedicated to the preservation of a national collection
  • APS 4 - $62,467 - $67,451 pa + 15.4% superannuation

The National Library of Australia is a medium APS agency that employs staff in a variety of functions ranging from information management through to marketing and system development. The NLA develops and maintains a comprehensive collection of materials related to Australians and Australia.

The Library's Collection Management Division currently has a vacancy for an ongoing, APS 4 Conservator within the Preservation Services section. The section comprises a team of approximately 10 dedicated and specialist staff responsible for undertaking conservation treatment on mainly paper-based collection items.

Working under supervision and within Library’s preservation standards, the successful applicant will be responsible for paper based treatments contributing to the core preservation programs which support exhibitions, digitisation, collection maintenance and preventive preservation.

The Library is seeking a trained and enthusiastic conservator to join our team. The successful applicant will have experience in working within preservation programs and will be able to engage in routine lab activities such as presenting Care and Handling sessions and responding to enquiries. Staff at this level are expected to interact professionally and co-operatively with others, be flexible, have problem solving abilities and show initiative and sound judgement.

Further information about the National Library of Australia, and this position can be obtained at www.nla.gov.au/jobs or by contacting Denyl Cloughley on 02 6262 1223 or via email dcloughley@nla.gov.au


Job region
National Library of Australia
Full time
APS 4 - $62,467 - $67,451 pa + 15.4% superannuation
Denyl Cloughley on 02 6262 1223 or via email dcloughley@nla.gov.au.
Closing date
Sunday 24 December 2017