Digitisation Technician

Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

APS Level 4 - $58,915 - $64,308

Ongoing, Full-time

Acton - ACT

Closing date: Wednesday, 12 December 2018

0 days to apply

Job description


Preservation digitisation technicians work in small teams of specialist technical staff responsible for the digitisation of the AIATSIS Collections.

This role has a focus on audiovisual media digitisation, including a range of analogue and digital video formats.The work involves handling of audiovisual collection material, preparation of material prior to digitisation, digitisation, quality assessment, file management and other associated tasks. The role requires a sound knowledge of digitisation standards, practices and workflows and prior experience with a wide range of analogue and digital audiovisual equipment & software to ensure that the materials are appropriately preserved in a timely fashion.

The role at times involves working with culturally sensitive materials and requires the application of appropriate working practices in these circumstances.



Indigenous jobseekers are encouraged to apply for this vacancy. If the job is Identified, then part or all of the duties impact on Indigenous Australian people and/or involve interaction with Indigenous Australian communities or their representatives.

The filling of this vacancy is intended to constitute an affirmative measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975. This vacancy is only available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

For more information:

Gerald Preiss, 02 6261 4202

Position number:

Vacancy N.N. 10739455

Agency website:

Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies website