Director, Public Programs

National Archives of Australia
Closing Date
Fri, 14th July 2017
Position Type
Full Time
$117,657 to $127,299pa

The Access and Public Engagement Branch is the public face of the National Archives of Australia, delivering reference and research services, exhibition, education and public programs, publishing (including web publishing), marketing and events on site at national and state offices and online. All programs and activities support the key Archives' role of providing an accessible, visible and interpreted national archival collection.

The Director, Public Programs will lead the Archives’ Public Programs and Visitor Services delivered at National Office located in the Parliamentary Zone, Canberra and online during a period of significant structural and functional change for the Archives. The Director will provide strategic leadership, setting the direction of the Section in consultation with the Branch ADG and Section staff to provide access to the collection through exhibitions, curriculum based learning programs for schools, public programs for all ages, facilitating a quality visitor experience onsite, and online and through the Archives community outreach programs.

This position is accountable for developing and managing the annual and forward section budgets, maximising and evaluating exhibition and education programs and partnership opportunities, and in developing highly dynamic and strategically focussed teams, working with proven project management methodologies.


Louise Doyle
Assistant Director General, Access and Public Engagement
02 6212 3681

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