South Australian Maritime Museum Curator

Department of Premier and Cabinet (History Trust of South Australia  – Maritime Museum)

PO1 Curator

(Temporary up to 9 months) (Advt) ($46566.00/59871.00) Vacancy No. T5391/2009

Duties: The Curator is appointed as a curator of the History Trust of South Australia and is assigned initially to the South Australian Maritime Museum.  The Curator is accountable to the Director and is supervised by the Senior Curator in completing projects for the management of the Museum’s curatorial and registration functions. Those functions include producing public programs, managing the Museum’s collection, answering public inquiries and researching South Australian maritime history.

Essential Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree with a major in History of related discipline.

Special Conditions: Physical work will be required in installing exhibitions and in storing and handling the Museum’s collection. Located in Port Adelaide but may be reassigned to other areas of the History Trust to perform similar work, appropriate to the classification, on either a temporary or a permanent basis. Some out of hours work may be required. Some intra/interstate travel may be required. A South Australian current driver’s licence is essential. The Agency is a smoke free workplace.

Location: Adelaide CBD

Award: Public Sector Salaried Employees Interim Award
Eligibility: Non-Public Sector Employees May Apply
Department: Premier and Cabinet (History Trust of South Australia  – Maritime Museum)

Enquiries to: Kevin Jones, Director, Maritime Museum, telephone 8207 6260, email

Applications to: Joylyne Teh, HR Officer, History Trust, GPO Box 1836, Adelaide, 5001, telephone 8203 9858, email

Note: Applicants are asked to submit a CV and 2 page cover letter. Please forward an original application plus three copies.

Closing Date: 28 Aug 2009

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