Mr Floyd will move to this new senior leadership position in the Assembly from his current role as National Director, UnitingWorld.
Mr Floyd is committed to the work of the Uniting Church and the Assembly, and has sought to live out his faith through this work.
He brings extensive experience in the life of the Uniting Church, in particular his leadership roles in UnitingWorld.
The General Secretary of the Uniting Church in Australia Assembly Colleen Geyer said she was looking forward to working with Mr Floyd in the new role.
“Rob is a respected leader in the Uniting Church, and his vision for the future mission of the Church will stand him in good stead as a strong, creative leader for the new Assembly Resourcing Unit."
"His gifts and abilities have contributed to the strength of UnitingWorld as an agency of the Assembly, where we will appreciate his continued leadership.
“I look forward to working with Rob, and to our collaboration across the whole Uniting Church,” said Ms Geyer.
Mr Floyd will commence the new role in July 2017.
Dr Sureka Goringe will take on the role of Acting National Director, UnitingWorld, from 1 July 2017, until a permanent appointment is made.