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Coordinator Arts and Cultural Development

Job no:973870
Work type:Permanent Full Time
Location:Civic Centre, 225 Lonsdale Street Dandenong

$96,216 - $107,662 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.

We are seeking a dynamic and energetic Arts and Cultural leader to oversee the planning, development and delivery of high quality, innovative cultural development services for the City of Greater Dandenong communities.

The Arts and Cultural Development Team provides cultural services across the municipality, informed by the priorities outlined in the Arts and Cultural Heritage Strategy. The Coordinator will effectively lead the areas of cultural planning and development, creative programming, and public art, and oversee cultural venues including Walker St Gallery and Heritage Hill.

The successful applicant will have a sound knowledge of contemporary arts practice and cultural development and be an effective people leader.   Highly developed written and verbal communication skills are essential.  Critical to success will be the ability to work collaboratively across Council and with the community to deliver creative activities, programs and services that increase arts and cultural participation. The successful applicant will lead a diverse team and will drive growth and innovation within the service area.

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 Coordinator Arts and Cultural Development - November 2019.pdf

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

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: Tilla Buden, 8571 5242
Applications close: 5pm, Friday, 13 December 2019