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Team Leader, FOI and Records

Apply now Job no: 540808
Work type: Continuing
Location: Canberra / ACT
Categories: Professional

Classification: ANU Officer 8

Classification: ANU Officer Grade 8 (Administration)
Salary package: $99,612-106,517 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Terms: Full time, continuing
  • Showcase your FOI practitioner skills
  • Expand leadership experience
  • Generous conditions including 17% superannuation

Position overview

Are you experienced in managing Freedom of Information requests and looking to enhance your team leadership skills in a diverse organisation? The Australian National University is seeking a skilled FOI practitioner to manage the University‚Äôs FOI program including case management, engaging internal and external stakeholders, and preparing decision documentation. Reporting to the Associate Director, Archives and Records, this role provides subject matter expertise on FOI and oversees a team providing information management services across the University.   

The Team Leader, FOI and Records oversees development, delivery and review of services to University staff, leading and mentoring a small team. The role provides high-level, expert advice to decision makers and business units by exercising judgement and sound analytical skills.

To be successful in this role, you will be motivated and organised with demonstrated excellent interpersonal, communication and analytical skills. You will have demonstrated experience in FOI management, highly developed stakeholder engagement skills, a strong focus on client services, and experience in synthesising and preparing a range of documentation.

Candidate Enquiries: Kathryn Dan, E:  T: (02) 6125 9602.

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

ANU values diversity and inclusion and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to those of all backgrounds and identities. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

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.
  • Other documents, if required.

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

Please note: The successful candidate must have rights to live and work in this country and will be required to undergo a background check during the recruitment process.  An offer of employment is conditional on satisfactory results. 

Position Description & Selection Criteria

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Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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Updated:  01 February 2019/Responsible Officer:  Director Human Resources /Page Contact:  HR Systems