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Digital Archives Project Officer - APS 5 (Ongoing)

Job No: 496259
Work Type: Full time
Location: Canberra

The Digital Archives Innovation and Research (DAIR) section supports the National Archives in becoming a leading digital archive by maintaining awareness of emerging developments in digital archiving practice, engaging with the local and international digital archiving community, researching policies and techniques to support long-term preservation and access to digital materials, undertaking collection and service delivery data analysis projects, and building digital archiving capability within the organisation.

The Digital Archives Project Officer will support DAIR’s program of work, including capability development and research initiatives, and will coordinate administrative and communications duties for the section. The successful applicant is expected to have an interest in digital archiving and strong written communication, interpersonal and administration skills.

Qualifications or experience in any of the following areas are highly desirable:

  • Archives, digital preservation and/or information management
  • Training, including preparing instructional and educational learning products and delivering workshops and seminars.
  • Professional research assisting in private, government or tertiary sectors.

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

How to apply: You need to apply through our 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 | Australian Public Service Commission (

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