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Assistant Director Public Engagement - Executive Level 1 (Ongoing)

Job No: 495788
Work Type: Full time
Location: Melbourne

The National Archives of Australia is recruiting to fill the vacancy of Assistant Director Public Engagement within the Victoria state office of the Regional South Group of the National Archives.

The Regional South Group encompasses the operational work of the Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania Offices of the National Archives. The section is responsible for managing and providing access to the archival collections in those locations, including taking records of significance into custody, ensuring appropriate storage, providing access to the collection through physical lending and digitisation and responding to onsite and offsite public enquiries.

We are looking for an experienced Assistant Director to lead the delivery of onsite, offsite and online services to the public in Victoria and manage a small team in the Tasmania state office. The successful applicant will have strong management skills, excellent communication skills, the ability to understand and apply the access provisions of the Archives Act 1983, represent the organisation and develop effective, professional relationships with internal and external stakeholders, particularly our state government co-location partners in Victoria and Tasmania.


Eligibility: Applicants must be Australian citizens and be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance to Negative Vetting Level 1.

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.

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