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Treasury Vacancy N.N. 10720069
Australian Bureau of Statistics Closing date: Wednesday, 28 February 2018
Job Title: Assistant Director
Division: Population and Social Statistics Division
Branch: Indigenous & Social Information Branch
Section: Centre of Excellence for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Statistics (CoEATSIS)
Job Type: Ongoing, Full-time
Salary: $96,832 - $111,936
Location: Darwin - NT
Classification: Executive Level 1
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Position No: 18/DAR

Job Description


As Assistant Director of the CoEATSIS you will lead National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community engagement through development of effective strategy, and support the Director and senior ABS executives undertake engagement on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander issues.

More specifically this will include:

• leadership of community engagement through targeted partnerships: internal ABS partnerships; external partnerships networks (service delivery networks associated with Prime Minister & Cabinet, Department of Human Services, National Disability Insurance Agency, community owned health networks, community research groups, empowered communities) and the ABS Round Table

• building statistical confidence by empowering communities to use data for planning, understanding and strategy, including the development of key products and appropriately targeted data services

• designing the Return of Information to Community Program using innovative channels and means - including exploring potential outpostings and partnerships

• supporting increased access to and use of ABS Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander data by government, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations and researchers, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, to empower their planning and decision making

• maintaining relationships with key partners

• managing a team of Engagement Managers and Officers located across multiple locations.



This is an Identified position and requires knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and cultures, as well as the ability to communicate sensitively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.


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.

RecruitAbility applies to this vacancy. Under the RecruitAbility scheme you will be invited to participate in further assessment activity for the vacancy if you choose to apply under the scheme; declare you have a disability; and meet the minimum requirements for the job. For more information see:

About Australian Bureau of Statistics 

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is Australia’s national statistical agency, providing trusted official statistics on a wide range of economic, social, population and environmental matters of importance to Australia.

The ABS also has an important leadership role, coordinating statistical activities and collaborating with official bodies in the collection, compilation, analysis and distribution of statistics, such as the Department of Health, Department of Industry, as well as national statistical offices in Timor Leste, Fiji and Indonesia. This assists in maximising the value of government investment on these activities, and ensures outputs are fit-for-purpose.

The ABS operates in a dynamic and progressive environment and houses permanent offices in Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Hobart, Darwin and Geelong. We also have a number of field staff working across all parts of Australia. We encourage and value a diverse workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people with disability are encouraged to apply.

To find out more visit 'Careers' on our website at .

To Apply

Selection Documentation: National Recruitment Unit, 1800 249 583,
Position Contact: Dean Bowley, (08) 8237 7574
Agency Recruitment Site:
Applicants to vacancies notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette should be aware that;
.  the names of successful applicants may also be notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette
.  applicants found suitable may be offered similar employment opportunities by other Australian Public Service agencies
This notice is part of the electronic Public Service Gazette PS06-Thu - 08 Feb 2018 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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