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Assistant Director - Executive Level 1 (Non-ongoing)

Job No: 495988
Work Type: Full time
Location: Canberra

National Archives of Australia collects records of Australian government decisions and actions as evidence. We do this to connect Australians with the nation's memory, their identity and history. The Declassification Section is responsible for access to the national archival collection by reviewing records for any continuing sensitivities prior to release. Our examination work supports other business areas within National Archives by releasing records for research, exhibitions, promotion and other visitor engagement activities.

In this role you will lead and manage a team reviewing records for any continuing sensitivities prior to their public release under the Archives Act 1983, including the identification of material that is exempt from public access. You will manage projects, mentor staff, analyse work processes and procedures and allocate resources to meet legislative requirements and standards of service.

These non-ongoing vacancies will be for the duration of a specified task or for a maximum of 4 years.  A merit pool of suitable candidates will be active for 12 months from the date of advertisement.

Eligibility: Applicants must be Australian citizens and be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance to Negative Vetting Level 2.

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: RecruitAbility Scheme

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