Records Manager

  • Lead a records and information management program within a dynamic and diverse system environment.
  • Ongoing full-time employment under flexible working conditions
  • Salary package up to $110,689. Package includes salary ($90,215 – $99,862), employer’s contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

A catalyst for creative expression and curious minds

The Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS) is an executive agency of the New South Wales State Government.  Embodying the best of design ingenuity and innovation, the Museum profiles one of the world’s great collections and is a highly successful interdisciplinary institution that sits at the intersection of the arts, design, science and technology and plays a critical role in supporting the brand and vision of the city.

Access to the Museum’s exceptional collection is a cornerstone of the vision, opening up opportunities for engagement, participation and research. Deepening audience engagement, bringing the collections to life through hands on experiences and offering a variety of pathways through ideas and information is key to the delivery of our programs and experiences for people of all ages across our sites: The Powerhouse Museum in Ultimo, Sydney Observatory in The Rocks and the Museums Discovery Centre in Castle Hill.

This role is part of the Records Unit, within the Governance, Planning and Reporting Team of the Corporate Resources Department at MAAS. The Records Manager will lead and manage the Records Team in developing, implementing and managing the Museum’s corporate information resources in the most effective and efficient way.

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To be eligible to apply for this role you must meet these requirements

Essential Requirements

  • Tertiary qualifications in records and information management
  • Relevant experience in information management and extensive experience in the use and administration of TRIM/RM8/CM9 systems

As part of GSE Act compliance, your application must include:

Cover Letter – No more than two A4 pages. Must include short statements in response to the two targeted questions below (drawn from the Core Competencies required in the Role Description) There are no selection criteria to address

Resume – No more than three A4 pages.  Must be up to date with current employment, and clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to this role. Must include referee contacts. We will not contact referees without your consent.

Question 1 – Describe an instance where you were required to engage and influence stakeholders in your previous records and information management role. What steps did you take and what was the outcome?

Question 2 – Outline three issues that are faced by NSW government entities in the area of records and information management. Describe how you have addressed these issues in your previous roles and the lessons learnt.


The Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences welcomes applications from Indigenous Australians, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with a disability.  If you have individual requirements that need to be accommodated in order to participate in the selection process and join the Museum, please indicate this in your application.