November 26, 2020

Bendigo Arts Officer – First Nations

  • Full time, Ongoing
  • Salary Range $68,463 – $79,776 + super

In this newly created position, you will support First Nations communities to lead, drive and develop community led arts-based programs and initiatives on behalf of the City of Greater Bendigo.

You will establish and administer a First Nations Arts Group to guide development of an annual City of Greater Bendigo First Nations Arts program, you will work towards achieving relevant actions of the City’s Reconciliation Action Plan, Greater Creative Bendigo Strategy and Greater Bendigo Community Plan as well as seek grants and funding opportunities.

You will also explore and work collaboratively to set up a First Nations Gallery and activate cultural venues managed by the City through an annual arts and exhibition program and actively maintain and develop local and regional partnerships with relevant industry bodies.

To be successful in this role, you will have knowledge and understanding of Koori, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander traditional and contemporary arts and culture, extensive experience in the development and management of community arts programs and initiatives and an understanding of community cultural development frameworks.

If you have tertiary qualifications and relevant experience in the arts, community development, public policy or similar discipline we welcome your application.

This is a designated Aboriginal position as covered under Section 83 of the Special Measures Provision of the Equal Employment Opportunity Act (Vic) 2010. Only Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply for this position.

If you require any further information regarding this position, please contact  
Maree Tonkin, Coordinator Creative Communities on (03) 5434 6469

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