We’re hiring! Archives and Records Manager

Archives and Records Manager - Chancery Office, Parramatta
The Catholic Church in Western Sydney and the Blue Mountains

Archives and Records Manager

The Records and Archives Manager is responsible for the secure electronic & physical storage of Chancery records and archives.  The Manager is also responsible for reviewing and implementing best practice records & archival policies and procedures as well as ensuring that the Chancery is incorporated into everyday workflows and based on contemporary archival and records management principles.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Managing a hybrid system of electronic & physical records and archives.
  • Ensuring the logical and retrievable storage of Diocesan records;
  • Training staff in records management policies and procedures;
  • Providing support for staff in records management and the use of the records management application (RecFind).
  • Responding to requests for assistance and advice on records management from Chancery managers.
  • Conducting audits of Chancery records management;
  • Providing reports and rectification strategies to address short fallings in audit results.
  • Writing best practice evidence based policies and procedures for the management of Diocesan records

You will bring

  • An understanding and commitment to the ethos and values of the Catholic Church
  • Tertiary qualifications in records or archives management or a related discipline or substantial hands on relevant experience.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a records or archives manager or similar role;
  • Knowledge of contemporary archival and records management procedures and processes with a demonstrated ability to write and implement information management policies and procedures
  • Expertise in the administration of RecFind (electronic document management system) or expertise in a similar system
  • Thorough understanding of the application of technology in digital storage, access and use of records with the ability to respond appropriately to requests for information whilst maintaining strict confidentiality
  • Experience in delivering training in electronic management system use;
  • A demonstrated ability to work under pressure with strong time management and organisational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to change culture and influence staff to adopt contemporary records management practices
  • Employment screening including a working with children check or have the ability to obtain this

About us

The Diocese of Parramatta is home to more than 330,000 Catholics and is one of the fastest growing diocese in Australia.  The Diocese is made up of 47 parishes, 83 Catholic schools, and more than 45,000 students and includes a number of agencies which assist the Bishop in the pastoral care of the community.

Please send your resume and covering letter when applying to careers@parra.catholic.org.au

Applications should include a Resume/CV and a Cover Letter

Applications close Friday 7th April 2017

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