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Engagement Officer


With a passion for Queensland history and heritage collections, you will be skilled at community engagement, curating content, and creating innovative experiences that share State Library's collection with diverse audiences of Queensland and beyond. You will be an experienced designer and facilitator of engagement activities that encourage research and new knowledge and communicate with influence to online audiences. Working collaboratively with others, you will coordinate events and projects with high quality outcomes that elevate State Library collections and their inherent value to communities.

Job details

Position status Fixed Term Temporary
Position type Part-time
Occupational group Arts/Culture/Heritage
Classification AO5
Workplace Location Brisbane Inner City
Job ad reference QLD/SLQ435058
Closing date 17-Aug-2022
Job duration to 30 June 2023
Contact person Olivia Robinson
Contact details 3842 9099
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  • Designing and implementing creative, appealing and collaborative engagement activities and documentation to promote State Library collections. This includes the creation and delivery of client focused strategies and researched content for engagement onsite and online as well as providing specialist advice on selection, interpretation and discovery of the collection to both external clients and internal staff
  • Coordinating and creating a range of diverse supporting material for State Library's exhibition program and engagement activities, onsite and online. This includes researching, developing and delivering lecture series, online posts and presentations to special visitors including donors and media, ensuring that collections are presented with expert knowledge
  • Collaborating and building strong relationships with key internal stakeholders, government, communities of interest, and public library staff to ensure State Library collections are accessible, central to documenting Queensland's heritage and providing public value. This includes advocating on behalf of State Library to promote the awareness and use of the collection
  • Working effectively with colleagues and peers while contributing to a productive and positive work environment in times of change and uncertainty. This includes being a proactive member of the Collection Engagement team and the Content and Client Services portfolio

There are no mandatory requirements for this role, however qualifications in library services, history studies or a related field would be highly regarded.

Applications will remain current for up to 12 months from the closing date and may be considered for identical or similar vacancies

If you are interested in this job we encourage you to read the attached role description and talk to the contact officer.


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