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Assistant Director, Agency Engagement - Executive Level 1 (Ongoing)

Job No: 495786
Work Type: Full time
Location: Various

The National Archives of Australia is seeking applications to fill the role of Assistant Director, Agency Engagement within the Agency Engagement section, Government Data and Policy Branch.

The role of the Agency Engagement section is to provide guidance and support to assist Australian Government agencies with meeting their information and records management obligations under the Archives Act 1983. The section works closely with agencies to build capability and promote accountability in information management. A key priority of the section is to keep abreast of government information initiatives and technological change and to proactively encourage agencies to operate in a fully integrated digital information environment.

The Assistant Director, Agency Engagement is responsible for leading and contributing to the development of practical information and records management policies, products and advice for Australian Government agencies. The role also manages projects to develop retention and disposal authorities and researches and analyses emerging developments and issues of relevance to information and records management in Australian Government.

We are seeking applications from enthusiastic and innovative people, who are aware of government expectations and initiatives and are appropriately skilled and experienced to contribute to policy development and help find new ways to meet contemporary information and records management challenges.


Eligibility: Applicants must be Australian citizens and be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance to Baseline.

How to apply: Applications must be submitted via our online e-recruitment system. Applicants must in 1000 words or less outline the skills and relevant experience you would bring to this role. Please refer to the position description for this role.

RecruitAbility applies to this vacancy. Under the RecruitAbility scheme you will be invited to participate in further assessment activity for the vacancy if you choose to apply under the scheme; declare you have a disability; and meet the minimum requirements for the job. For more information see:

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