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Positions at the Australian War Memorial

From: Alison Wain <alison.wain>
Date: Wednesday, December 9, 1998
Volunteer Co-ordinator for large technology conservation program The
Australian War Memorial maintains a Large Technology Conservation
Program which operates in a purpose built workshop at the Treloar C
Technology Annex in Mitchell, Canberra. The Program incorporates a
very active volunteer workforce and an outgoing and energetic person
is needed to co-ordinate this volunteer component. The job will
include development of a pool of suitable Volunteers, development
and maintenance of a Volunteer Work Program, development and
implementation of appropriate Volunteer training and recognition
procedures and execution of the administrative requirements of the
Program. The work will also involve co-ordinating teams of
Volunteers to carry out remedial and preventive conservation
procedures for Large Technology Objects, in accordance with the
AICCM Professional Code of Ethics and to meet Memorial objectives.

The person we are after will have excellent communication skills, a
creative and innovative approach to challenges and the ability to
motivate others. An interest in and understanding of the
conservation of Large Technology Objects is essential. Tertiary
qualifications in conservation are desirable.

The position is available as a two year contract, at AWM Broadband 3
with a salary range of $30,189 - $41,895 dependent on qualifications
and experience.

Assistant large technology conservator

The Australian War Memorial maintains a Large Technology
Conservation Program which operates in a purpose built workshop at
the Treloar C Technology Annex in Mitchell, Canberra. Under
professional supervision the occupant of this position will assist
with the conservation of Large Technology Objects from the
Memorial?s collections in preparation for display in the Bradbury
Aircraft Hall. The occupant will also supervise a team of volunteers
assisting with the conservation work.

The person we are after will be a specialist object conservator with
experience with Large Technology Objects. You will be energetic and
committed in your approach to work and must have good communication
skills. You must be able to lead and motivate a team of volunteers
who will be working with you on this project. A creative and
innovative approach to challenges is essential. Tertiary
qualifications in conservation are desirable.

The position is anticipated to be available as a one year contract,
at AWM Broadband 3 with a salary range of $30,189 - $41,895
dependent on qualifications and experience. Final details of the
position will be confirmed early in 1999.

Contact:

For further information about these positions please contact

    Alison Wain
    +61 2 6243 4437
    alison.wain [at] awm__gov__au
or
    John White, +61 2 6243 4589
    john.white [at] awm__gov__au

Applications will be expected to address selection criteria which
are available from the recruitment area on +61 2 6243 4304 (24 hour
answering service) and the Memorial's Home Page
<URL:http://www.awm.gov.au/employment/> Please request
acknowledgement of applications if required. Shortlisted and
unsuccessful applicants will be notified.

Applications close on 7th January 1999

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