Strategic Records Manager - Archivist

Posted 02 February 2024
SalaryNegotiable
LocationBrisbane CBD
Job type Contract
DisciplineIT General
Reference264482

Job description

Position overview:

As the Strategic Records Manager - Archivist you will lead the strategic governance of records within the department having the following responsibilities:

  • Lead major programs at state-wide level and of critical importance to the department, operating within broad policy guidelines, or responsibility for a service wide function, including but not limited to:
    • Piloting the disposal of physical departmental records within a school environment
    • disposal lift activities, provide progress reports, advice to managers and act as the accountable senior archivist to prepare and dispose of records.
  • Lead and deliver a range of capability uplift initiatives focusing on records management including developing standards, planning and implementing awareness campaigns.
  • Provide advice and recommendations to ensure compliance with Queensland Government legislation, policies and procedures relating to recordkeeping, information management and information governance.
  • Prepare the preparation of complex reports, submissions, briefing notes, presentation and correspondence for consideration by senior management and executive management including project boards.
  • Lead, develop and maintain collaborative relationships with other key organisations such as Queensland State Archives.
  • Provide recommendations for restricted access periods for items sent to Queensland State Archives.
  • Provide advice and training regarding records management to unit and departmental staff.
  • Manage other staff and contractors as directed.
  • Work autonomously as well as contribute to a team environment.

Required Skill Set:

The following skills/abilities are essential:

  • Experience in leading a disposal program within a medium to large organisation or government department.
  • Experience in managing records at a strategic governance level e.g. establishing organisation-wide processes and practices to provide a consistent and integrated approach to records management, within a government department
  • Experience in leading and establishing enterprise-wide records management practices in a large, diverse organisation
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills - ability to interact professionally with a wide range of departmental clients
  • Ability to navigate political requests for information and advice
  • Ability to train and mentor other staff in records management
  • Sound change management

Desirable Qualifications

  • Experience in leading a organization-wide disposal program
  • Experience in Retention and Disposal practices

To be considered for the role click the 'apply' button or for more information about this and other opportunities please contact Emma Metzger on +617 3339 5618 or email [email protected] and quote the above job reference number.

Paxus values diversity and welcomes applications from Indigenous Australians, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people living with a disability. If you require an adjustment to the recruitment process please contact me on the above contact details.