April 2018 – Current

Digitisation Project Officer | Nelson Mandela Foundation, Johannesburg

  • Readying the organisation for acceptance as a Trusted Digital Repository
  • Developed and rolled out ‘Access to Collections’ strategy and prepared the integrated online archive platform for public release
  • Capacity building of archive, exhibition and records staff

October – November 2017

University Digitisation Centre | University Of Melbourne, Melbourne

  • Practicum placement as part of MIM Studies.
  • Designing and building a repository and access platform for archival collections

January 2017 – April 2018

State Manager – Western Australia | Australian Library & Information Association (ALIA), Perth/Canberra

  • Member management and relationship building
  • A strategic role enabling a thorough understanding and overview of current and future challenges and opportunities within the library sector
  • Representative for the WA Central Institute of TAFE Industry Advisory Board, WA Literacy Alliance and the WA Collections Sector Working Group

October – November 2016

Collections | Australian Centre for the Moving Image, Melbourne

  • Practicum placement as part of MIM studies.
  • Planned programme of exposure to all elements of archival function: cataloguing, arrangement and description, deaccessioning
  • Project design and developing procedures for the digitisation of 2700 animated publicity stills for the State Film Centre

April 2017 – April 2018

Communications Officer | Women In Subsea Engineering (WISE), Perth

  • Secured $180K funding from AusGov’s Women in STEM
  • Project managed the Wavemaker Stories campaign
  • Designing and developing a peer-lending online library

October 2015 – April 2018

Executive Officer | Subsea Energy Australia, Perth

  • Managing the peak body for the subsea sector in Australia
  • Coordinating the unified campaigns of over 68 organisations
  • Convened a Board of 18 volunteer professionals; providing governance and strategic advice relating to the constitution and management of a Western Australian Industry Association
  • Developed and managed the digital strategy including a membership directory
  • Managing communications with members and the wider network of 1500 industry professionals
  • Organising and running events: training, networking, awards, forums and conferences

September 2015

Project Officer | Australian Electoral Commission (Kelly Services), Perth

  • Coordination of the redistribution of Western Australia electoral divisions and the Augmented Electoral Commission meetings
  • Document control for submissions and comments for public inquiry

July 2015 – September 2015

Project Manager – Risk Management | Australian Volunteers International, Melbourne

  • Overseeing development of a risk management and incident reporting system, including risk analysis across Corporate, OHS, Child Protection, and 32 Country Programs.
  • Negotiation with developers and internal stakeholder consultation
  • Preparation of policy and procedural documents for rollout and training

October 2011 – July 2015

Executive Assistant | Australian Volunteers International, Melbourne

  • Executive level support, implementing and supporting operational systems and processes
  • Working in consultation with colleagues, establishing a risk management framework ensuring strong alignment with the organisation’s goals and objectives
  • Working in collaboration with the Department of Foreign Affairs, Macquarie University and Melbourne University

September 2009 – September 2011

Sales & Marketing Assistant | AGR Field Operations, Melbourne

  • Engineering services firm supporting the Oil & Gas industry, 375 employees across Australia with the head office based in Norway
  • Development and design of marketing material for print and online
  • Conference and event management
  • Implementation and rollout of global Customer Relationship Management software
  • Instigated, designed and deployed company newsletter

December 2008 – September 2009

Corporate Services Assistant | AGR Field Operations, Melbourne

  • Admin support, document control, petty cash, travel management, induction coordination
  • Contract management of a travel portfolio of over $1M annual spend

January – November 2008

Personal Assistant | Amrad Galleries, Montreal

  • Supporting Esther Dagan, author and lecturer in African art and dance
  • Assisted Esther to prepare her personal art collection and private papers for donation to the Smithsonian Museum in Washington.

Temporary and contract roles

  • Finance Clerk, Whistler-Blackcomb, Whistler, Canada, 2008
  • Examinations Coordinator, Royal College of Surgeons Ireland, Dublin, 2007
  • Receptionist, Network Personnel Consultants, Cork, 2007
  • Customer Support, Computer Associates, Melbourne, 2007
  • Event Coordinator, Hume-Whittlesea LLEN, Melbourne, 2006
  • Administrator, Commonwealth Games, Melbourne, Australia, 2006
  • Switchboard Operator, Department of Work and Pensions, Edinburgh, 2005
  • Temp Agent, Julia Ross Agency, London, 2003 – 2004
  • Temp Agent, Westaff Temp Agency, Melbourne, 2001 – 2002

First Job

1996 – 2001

Crew Member | McDonald Family Restaurant, Clifton Hill & Richmond

  • Grounding in customer service, teamwork and occupational health & safety standards

Education

  • Master’s Degree, Information Management, Curtin University (2017)
    • Thesis: “Invitation to participate” A qualitative analysis of the information aimed at the digital volunteers of Australia’s State Libraries. Identifying evidence of the language and concepts of Jenkins’ theoretical framework of participatory cultures.
  • Bachelor’s Degree, Internet Communications, Curtin University (2015)
    • Minor in Web Design
  • CERT IV Project Management, Ascet TAFE (2011)
  • VCE, Presentation College Windsor (2000)


Professional Memberships

Australian Library and Information Association (Certified)
Australian Society of Archivists
Records and Information Management Professionals Australasia


Training & Conferences

  • Digitisation of Cultural Heritage Collections, Pretoria (November 2018)
  • Listening to the Rivonia Trial, WITS University (September 2018)
  • Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon, WMZA, Johannesburg (August 2018)
  • Atom and Archivematica led by Artefactual, WITS University (July 2018)
  • The Role of Archives and Records in the Era of Misinformation, South African Society of Archivists, East London, South Africa (July 2018)
  • Digital Access to Collections Workshop, A GLAM Peak initiative held in Perth (March 2018)
  • AVID Pre-Departure Training, Cross-cultural awareness, public diplomacy and child protection, Melbourne (February 2018)
  • First Aid Levels 1 & 2, St Johns Melbourne (2017)
  • ALIA Information Online Conference, Australian Library and Information Association, Sydney (February 2017)
  • ALIA WA Symposium (2016)
  • Innovation Cluster Workshop, Organised by NERA National Energy Resources Australia, Perth (November 2016)
  • RIMPA inFORUM Conference, Records and Information Management Professionals Australasia, Perth (July 2016)
  • Talent Management LifeCycle (2014)
  • Blacklight Training, Indigenous cross-cultural awareness (2014)
  • Advanced Analytics, University of Technology Sydney (2014)
  • Certificate IV in Project Management, Ascet TAFE (2011)
  • First Aid Levels 1 & 2, St Johns Melbourne ( 2009)

ICT Skills

Library & Archives:  Vernon / Tessitura / Omeka / Koha / WP Library / AtoM / Archivematica
Records & Governance:  Intelligence Bank / PIMS / TRIM
Graphic design: Adobe Design Suite / Canva / Gimp/ Piktochart / Prezi
Web design & CMS: HTML5 / CSS / Java / WordPress / Weebly / Joomla / Drupal / CraftCMS
Internet communications: SoundCloud / iTunes / iMovie / YouTube / GoToWebinar/ Facebook / LinkedIn / Twitter / Blogging / GarageBand
Finance: MYOB / Greentree / Xero
CRM: Bond Adapt / MS Dynamics / Salesforce / Pipeline Deals / PipeDrive
Data Analysis and Processing: Atlas.ti / MS Office
Project Management: MS Project / Visio


Volunteer Roles

Nelson Mandela Foundation (2019 – Current)
South Africa Society Archivists (2018)
WISE Network (2017-Current)
GLAMR Match, ALIA WA (2017)
Coder Dojo Mentor (Volunteer), Fremantle Library (2016)