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Photography (several positions)

APS5 – Senior Technician, Photography (several positions)

  • Undertake photographic capture of the Library’s collection material
  • Newly created positions for photographers with imagery creation and production skills
  • Provide client services support to internal and external stakeholders with a focus on the technical aspects of imaging and photography

As a world leading library, the National Library of Australia offers an innovative and collaborative workplace where exceptional team players and technical specialists can flourish. As part of the Library’s team, you will help support organisational reform, working collaboratively with your team to shape the Library’s future.

The Library is seeking to fill several Senior Technician – Photography (APS5) vacancies in the Digitisation Projects Section of the Collaboration Branch.

As a Senior Technician – Photography you will undertake work that uses your skills, knowledge and experience in the field of photography and related areas of imagery creation and production. You will undertake specialised work under limited direction. This may include:

  • Photographic capture of the Library’s collection material over various formats, including pictures, manuscripts, negatives, books and journals and undertake quality assurance of digitised images.
  • Assisting the Imaging Team Leader with the development and management of photography related production projects and requests.
  • Communicating with Trove Community Services and Digitisation Team members in relation to photography and imaging related tasks, project or issues.
  • Responding to more complex imaging and photography enquiries and providing excellent customer service.
  • Providing advice and assistance to the Imaging Team Leader in relation to complex or sensitive issues relating to imaging or photography technical matters.
  • In consultation with the Imaging Team Leader, undertaking photography requests from Library work areas as required.
  • an understanding of the Digitisation Project Sections Image Capture Guidelines.
  • an understanding of Care and Handling requirements for Library collection material.
  • an awareness of the Library’s Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property (ICIP) Guidelines.
  • Assist to oversee technical management of and contribute to the development of the Imaging Team service delivery platform.
  • Assist to develop and/or deliver onsite training in technical imaging.

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