Data and Information Officer

  • Company:
    Government of Western Australia
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    3 days ago
  • Category:

Department of Education Statewide Services Student Support Services Data and Information Officer 00040627 Level 4, $80,452 – $84,797 per annum (PSCA 2019)

Advertised Vacancy Number: DOE643684

This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term ASAP

Student Support Services is seeking a knowledgeable and experienced Data and Information Officer to join their branch.

The successful applicant will provide technical direction, advice and support to Departmental staff in relation to system functionality, processes and protocols and online courses and resources. As well as providing technical and system advice to school administrators in relation to compliance reporting protocols and procedures.

The Data and Information Officer monitors compliance with and completion of mandatory online courses by all public school personnel. The role coordinates, and collates highly confidential and sensitive information and data received by the Department relevant to this position.

The successful applicant will provide executive support to senior officers, including preparation and coordination of correspondence, information guides and briefing notes and scheduling and planning of travel, meetings and professional learning.

The Statewide Services Division is responsible for the central portfolios that deliver support services to students and schools across the State to improve educational outcomes for all students. This includes closely collaborating with regions to ensure there is a state-wide support to schools and students delivered through regional networks, providing policy advice, allocating resources, and monitoring programs and services to ensure high standards.

This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our branch for up to 12 months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position. 

To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work related requirements:

  • Proficiency in providing administrative services, including experience in technical systems and databases support, executive services and administering and reporting on financial systems and budgets.
  • Well-developed research, conceptual and analytical skills, including experience in managing complex and/or sensitive data to identify trends and issues.
  • Well-developed written communication skills and the ability to prepare correspondence, briefing notes and guidelines.
  • Well-developed verbal and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to liaise effectively with people at all levels and to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Well-developed organisational and time management skills with the ability to deliver outcomes on schedule.
  • Further information about this position can be found in the attached job description form (JDF).

    Applications will be assessed against the selection criteria of the position. The business needs of the branch may also be considered. It is therefore recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.

    The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

    For further job related information:

    Please contact Steve Watson, A/Director by telephoning (08) 9402 6384 or emailing

    Application Instructions

    All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen.

    Your application should include:

  • A two (2) page statement addressing the selection criteria in context of the role and business needs of the branch;
  • A CV of up to five (5) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position;
  • The contact details for two (2) work related referees (one being your current line manager).
  • It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready to attach before selecting “Apply for Job”.

    You are asked to complete an online application form and attach your documentation, please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.

    After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please telephone (08) 9264 4127.

    If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.


    Employees will be required to:

  • provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy;
  • obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance before commencing employment.
  • Training

    Employees will be required to:

  • complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement;
  • complete any training specific to this role required by Department policy; and
  • complete the Department’s training in Accountability and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment.
  • The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.

    Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Wednesday, 23 September 2020.




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    WORK TYPE:  Permanent – Full Time FTE:  1.0 LOCATION:  Padbury CLOSING DATE:  2020-09-23 4:30 PM