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Coordinator Arts and Culture

Footscray

Reference: 4550531

Permanent full time position

Salary based on experience and qualifications plus 9.5% Super plus Monthly ADO

CBD fringe location

Maribyrnong City Council is undergoing significant change in population growth, redevelopment, and a transitioning economy is leading to an influx of new residents, businesses and opportunities. Maribyrnong is becoming a sought after residential area and a destination for foodies.

The City of Maribyrnong has a vibrant arts and creative industries sector, and is home to a significant artist population, and contains a broad array of successful arts organisations and creative industries businesses. It is also home to a dynamic, culturally rich and diverse community that is eager to participate in and engage with the arts. Council has identified that the arts are a source of delight, invention and provocation. They help define us as human beings and shape our view of the world. At Maribyrnong City Council, we also strive to ensure art is a mechanism for place making, building social cohesion and a vehicle for social justice. Participation in the arts is a source of community wellbeing and a driver of economic vitality. Put simply, our investment in the arts is a catalyst for a better community.

Right now, we have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and experienced person to lead Council's Arts and Culture Unit.

In this role, you will be responsible for coordinating Council's strategies, policies and programs to maximise growth in Arts & Culture sector. The primary objective is to ensure the effective delivery of a high quality service to the Maribyrnong community, taking an active leadership role to improve and enhance arts and culture within the city. If you are looking for an interesting and high visibility role, then you should seriously consider this opportunity.

We are a child safe organisation and an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to child safety and supporting the best interests of children in all our operations. Council encourages young people, people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

Enquiries: Michael Byrne, Manager Arts, Community Learning and Libraries on (03) 9032 4226.


Applications Close: 24 Feb 2019