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Community Arts Program Officer

Job no:973868
Work type:Permanent Full Time
Location:Civic Centre, 225 Lonsdale Street Dandenong

$70,406 - $81,571 pa (plus super)

Permanent full-time

The City of Greater Dandenong is an organisation of exceptional character. We invest in the development of our people and the community and we strive to be a workplace that is respectful, engaged, accountable, creative and honest. We are a progressive organisation, in a city that is on the move and we offer a dynamic and rewarding work environment.

We offer exceptional working conditions and are focused on providing a workplace that values diverse contributions, cares for your health and wellbeing and fosters a positive work culture. We ensure all people have an equal opportunity for employment and advancement within our organisation.

We embrace our diverse community and work environment and encourage applications from everyone including people of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander background, people of diverse sexual orientation and gender, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and people of varied age, ability, and faith. Council will give due consideration to any workplace adjustments to accommodate the needs of any prospective or existing staff member.

The Community Arts Programs Officer role sits within the Community Arts, Culture and Library Services department of the City of Greater Dandenong.

The Community Arts Programs Officer oversees the implementation of innovative arts participation programs at Council’s cultural and community venues. They will deliver vibrant and innovative projects, programs and activities that are relevant to the City of Greater Dandenong community maximise participation in the arts.  The successful candidate will develop an understanding of the local arts environment with a view to fostering a strong interrelationship between the venues, educational institutions, arts industries, tutors and the local community.

The successful candidate will have a tertiary qualification or relevant experience in art and cultural development or a related discipline.  The will have a demonstrated understanding of arts and cultural programming, community arts engagement and audience development.

Applicants must adequately meet the requirements of the role and fully address the selection criteria contained in the position description. To view a copy of this position description, please click on the link below.

Download File Community Arts Programs Officer - August 2018.pdf

You may be required to undertake practical testing, work preference profiling / psychometric testing, functional capacity assessment (physical) or aptitude testing.

The successful candidate will be asked to produce a clear Working with Children Check and will be asked to consent to a national police check (and where relevant an ‘international criminal history check’), subject to the operation of spent conviction laws. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

We offer a range of benefits for staff including a friendly team environment, salary sacrificed child care (where available), discounted gym membership and a vibrant social club.

Further information: Trevor Matthews, 8571 5134
Applications close: 5pm, Friday, 13 December 2019