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Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
Position Level: 
APS Level 6
$74,218 - $84,419
Acton, ACT
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Closing date: 
20 January 2020
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The APS 6 Editorial and Production Officer is responsible for managing the editorial and production processes for all titles published under the Aboriginal Studies Press imprint. The role is also responsible for managing the administration of the biennial AIATSIS Stanner Award and providing secretariat support to the Publishing Advisory Committee.

Under limited direction, APS6 project officers may work individually or as part of a small team and may, lead projects and be involved in more than one project at any one time. APS6 project officers will manage allocated project resources, work with the Publishing Manager to implement strategies to solve problems, and evaluate project outcomes.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Contribute to the achievement of AIATSIS goals and objectives as a member of the Aboriginal Studies Press team. Foster commitment to AIATSIS values.
  • Manage allocated project resources, set priorities and establish work plans, manage workflow, assist in the development of publishing and relationships strategies and evaluate project outcomes, contributing to team planning and decision-making.
  • Conduct high-level written work, using analytical tools, concepts and relevant information.
  • Manage own output and co-ordinate input from others in contributing to team output. Work to deadlines, and renegotiate where appropriate.
  • Engage with stakeholders on a range of issues, including complex and sensitive issues, to contribute to outcomes.
  • Identify and seek support for development needs.


Indigenous jobseekers are encouraged to apply for this vacancy. If the job is 'Identified', then part or all of the duties impact on Indigenous Australian people and/or involve interaction with Indigenous Australian communities or their representatives.

The filling of this vacancy is intended to constitute an affirmative measure under section 8(1) of the 'Racial Discrimination Act 1975'. This vacancy is only available to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

For more information: 
Frances Glavimans
(02) 6129 3918
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