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Electronic Document & Records Management Systems Officer

Job No: 73533
Location: Alice Springs

  • Bring your technical experience with Electronic Document and Records Management Systems to a rewarding role!
  • Enjoy an attractive remuneration range of $67,058 to $71,107 PLUS super, PLUS salary sacrifice options PLUS remote area allowance!
  • Relocation assistance and fully furnished subsidised housing for your first 4 months in the role!
  • Full time role with flexible working hours, enjoy great work-life balance!

About the Organisation

The Central Land Council (CLC) is a Commonwealth Government statutory authority covering the entire southern half of the Northern Territory - an area of 776,549 square kilometres. The Council consists of 90 Aboriginal people elected from communities in the southern half of the Northern Territory. More than 200 people work at the CLC and at least half of its employees are Aboriginal.

The Central Land Council provides a number of services for the benefit of traditional owners and other Aboriginal residents of the CLC region, including:

  • Providing a strong voice for the Aboriginal people of Central Australia.
  • Helping Aboriginal people get back country.
  • Helping Aboriginal people manage their land.
  • Consulting with landowners on mining activity, employment, development and other land use proposals.
  • Protecting Aboriginal culture and sacred sites.
  • Assisting with economic projects on Aboriginal land.
  • Promoting community development and improving service delivery.
  • Fighting for legal recognition of Aboriginal people's rights.
  • Helping resolve land disputes, native title claims and compensation cases.
  • Running the permit system for visitors to Aboriginal land.  

About the Opportunity

The Central Land Council currently has an exciting opportunity for an experienced and technically minded Electronic Document & Records Management Systems Officer to join their team based in Alice Springs on a full time basis.

In this important role, you'll be reporting to the Library and Records Coordinator and responsible for the coordination of an Electronic Document and Records Management System (EDRMS) and archival functions for Central Land Council. 

Overseeing a direct report, you will be liaising between the Records and Computer Services departments as well as delivering training and customer service support to ensure a smooth system implementation phase as well as ongoing management. 

Some of your key responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):

  • Working effectively with internal stakeholders as the point of communication between relevant departments on the roll out of the system;
  • Providing system support and training to users;
  • Developing and maintaining relevant procedures and functionalities for efficient record keeping and archiving;
  • Executing day-to-day priority records work; and
  • Performing ad hoc tasks as required. 

The successful candidate must hold tertiary qualifications in Information Management (Records and Archives Management, Knowledge Management or Record Keeping) as well as hold relevant working experience with EDRMS and IT functionality. Working collaboratively with the Coordinator for Library and Record, this role is responsible for assisting with the implementation of the digital information management system and therefore candidates with experience managing the transition from hard copy to digital records will be highly regarded. 

Working with a number of competing priorities across different departments, your problem solving and strong project management abilities will be essential for the successful roll out. You'll need to demonstrate excellent communication skills both verbal and written as well as the ability to train a variety of users with differing degrees of computer literacy. Your sense of humour, patience and positive attitude will be key to building strong relationships across the organisation and networking effectively. 

Importantly, knowledge of WHS, Risk Management, EEO, Diversity and Inclusivity principles are a must. 

Candidates with experience in government record keeping will be highly regarded. 

About the Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a devoted land council helping traditional land owners. You'll have the chance to further build and enhance your record and information management career in a beautiful and unique location. 

Central Land Council are dedicated to delivering ongoing professional development and learning and offer membership to professional associations such as the Records and Information Management Professionals Australasia and the Australian Society of Archivists.  

In return for your hard work and dedication, you'll be rewarded with an attractive salary range of $67,058 to $71,107 (dependent on experience) plus super, salary sacrifice options, remote area allowance and subsidised, fully furnished accommodation for the first 4 months!

Most importantly, this role will allow you to work in a diverse environment where you have the potential to affect real change. 

You will also get to travel across the region, giving you the chance to see the beautiful areas overseen by the CLC. 

If you're interested in joining an innovative land Council in Australia and want to make a real difference - Apply Now!

Please note, applications for this role close on January 15th, 2016 at 5pm AEST.

Central Land Council are also recruiting for the following positions: Indigenous Protected Area (IPA) Coordinator, Regional Rural Enterprise Officer, and a Mapping Team Leader. If you're interested in applying for any of these roles, click the title of the position to be re-directed to it's online application form.

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