Collection Services Officers

Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

APS Level 5 - $65,627 - $70,047

Ongoing, Full-time

Acton - ACT

Closing date: Wednesday, 19 December 2018

7 days to apply

Job description


Examples of the types of roles which fall under the Collection Services Officer category are provided below. The current vacancies are for Access Officers. Applicants found suitable will be placed on a merit list to be considered for any future ongoing or non-ongoing vacancies.

Collection Access Officer– Collection Access Unit
The Access Officer is a member of the Collection Access Unit. The position is responsible for processing requests for collection material and providing reference and library services, including rostered reference desk shifts and retrievals. The position also contributes to the review and development of policy and procedure documents as well as providing training and supervision to junior staff members. This position reports to the Senior Access Officer.

Research Coordinator – Family History Unit
The Research Coordinator will coordinate the workflow of Family History Unit requests including monitoring, managing and reporting on help desk performance. The position will supervise and support the research of Indigenous Family History officers, maintain positive relationships with stakeholders, including Link-Up organisations, undertake complex family history requests and coordinate project work. This position reports to the Manager – Family History Unit.



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:

kazuko Obata, 02 6246 1166

Position number:

Vacancy N.N. 10740336

Agency website:

Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies website