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The Australian National University

Associate Director, Records & Archives

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Work type: Continuing
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Professional

Classification: Senior Manager 2

Classification: Senior Manager Level 2
Salary package: $123,178 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full time, continuing
  • the University Archivist is responsible for a world class archive with extraordinary research value
  • the archives are undergoing significant transformation to take advantage of the digital environment
  • innovative projects including scholarly portals are enabling wider community access to the treasures of ANU archives.

Position overview 

The University Archivist/Associate Director is responsible for the strategic management of University archives and record keeping, including ensuring management of the University records under Freedom of Information and Archives legislation. ANU’s archives include a number of major collections including the national collection of business and labour archive, the Noel Butlin Archives, ANU Archives, the Pacific Archives and South East Asian Archives. Management of the physical internationally significant collections of approximately 20 kilometres is required to ensure that the collections support research and teaching.

For more information, please contact Roxanne Missingham T: 02 6125 2003 E:                                                                                                                                       

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on

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Application information


In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note: The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country. 

Position Description & Selection Criteria

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