College Archivist

Closing Date for Applications: Monday 2 September 2019 midday

Part time, ongoing position working 30 hours per week

Commencing Term 4, 2019

10 weeks annual leave per annum

Methodist Ladies' College is one of Australia’s most respected and innovative schools, with over 2,000 students from our Early Learning Centre (MLC Kindle) to Year 12, including international students and boarders.  It has a diverse community, including more than 30,000 alumnae, approximately 1,800 current families and many hundreds of friends of the College.

This is an exciting opportunity for an academically qualified Archivist to collaborate with College and external stakeholders in leading and promoting the MLC Archives collection.  Reporting into the Director of Advancement, the role encompasses communicating the rich history and traditions of the College through displays, contributions to publications and presentations along with collection, preservation, cataloguing and retrieval procedures.  You will also be able to provide expert advice on records management and conservation. 

The successful applicant will possess a relevant tertiary qualification in Archives and Records Management or a similar discipline.  Strong technology skills, together with experience using records management software, are essential.  Effective communication skills and the ability to work autonomously are also required.

This is an ongoing, part time position working (30 hours per week) with 10 weeks leave per annum.

Please forward expressions of interest to Human Resources by midday Monday 2 September 2019

Application Form

Personal Details

 
Title
First Name*
Surname*
Contact Phone Number*
Contact Email Address*
How did you find out about this opportunity?*
Are you a current employee of MLC?*
Are you a previous employee of MLC?*

Diversity

Our MLC Community is comprised of individuals, working together towards common goals. We are proud of our diversity and enjoy celebrating and learning about different people, different activities and different disciplines.

Are you of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander origin?*
Are you fluent in a language other than English?*

Pre-Employment Requirements

Background checks and working rights will be checked for all successful applicants. You may be asked to provide evidence of your right to work in Australia at an interview or at a later date. Applicants for teaching and non-teaching vacancies, who have a current National Police Certificate, must bring this to any interview requested. In addition to the National Police Certificate, applicants for teaching positions must bring their Victorian Institute of Teaching (VIT) card and applicants for non-teaching positions must bring their Working with Children Check card.

If you are appointed to a position at MLC, and do not have a National Police Certificate or Working with Children Check, you must apply for these prior to commencement. Please note the College accepts a National Police Certificate supplied directly from Victoria Police only. To obtain an application form you will need to log onto the Victoria Police website at www.police.vic.gov.au.

Please indicate your Australian Citizenship/Residency status.*
Please indicate what you will provide as evidence of your working rights.*

Background Checks

 
Do you have a valid Working with Children Check (Employment)?*
Do you have a National Police Check obtained within the last five years?*
Have you ever been charged with a criminal offence?*
Our process includes asking referees whether applicants have any child protection concerns.
Do you foresee any problem arising from this process?*
Are there any circumstances where you have engaged in public activities which may reflect negatively on the reputation of the School or potentially be in conflict with the values of Methodist Ladies' College?*
 I have selected 'Prefer not to answer' to one or more of the above questions and ask that a meeting be arranged between myself and the Director of Human Resources at Methodist Ladies' College.

Qualifications

What is your highest level of education/degree relevant to this position? E.g. Bachelor of Science (Hons), Associate Diploma of Childcare, Master of Teaching, Post Doctorate of Education.

Qualification*
Major/Specialisation*
Second Major/Minor
Institution*
Year Completed*

Cover Letter and CV

 
Covering Letter Attachment*

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Curriculum Vitae Attachment*

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Declaration

 
 I confirm that the information I have provided in this application is true and correct. I understand the recruitment process will include validation of the responses I have given and if these are found to be untrue or incorrect any employment relationship created may be void.*

Thank you for your application to MLC. You will receive an email from the MLC Human Resources Department acknowledging receipt of your application. If you are successful in obtaining an interview you will be contacted by telephone. If your application is not successful you will be notified by email.