Senior Officer - Cultural Projects & Public Art

$83,054 yearly
  • City Of Parramatta Council
  • 126 Church Street, Parramatta NSW, Australia
  • Dec 23, 2020
Full time Strategy and Planning Other Trades and Services

Job Description

About the role

This position is responsible for the coordination of the delivery of Council initiated public art projects, and the review and assessment of public art plans submitted to Council. This role is also responsible for identifying strategic opportunities to grow the City's cultural offer in alignment with the City of Parramatta's Cultural Plan.

On a daily basis you will:

  • Coordinate the delivery of Council initiated public art projects from concept stage to delivery of the final public artwork.
  • Work with internal and external customers on the assessment of public arts plans for significant city developments and major private developments.
  • Research, broker and grow relationships with cultural organisations, creative businesses and industries, and government organisations to enhance and contribute to the long term growth of the arts and cultural offering in the City.

About the person

The successful candidate should have the following qualifications and experience:


Tertiary level qualification in arts administration/management, education or appropriate area or equivalent experience.


  • Minimum 5 years of experience in developing and implementing projects, programs and strategies for arts, design or creative industries related organisations or businesses.
  • Proven experience in the design, production and/or project management of public art projects.
  • Experience in partnership programs and stakeholder management.
  • Demonstrated experience in successfully working with artists and arts and cultural organisations.

For full list of qualifications, experience and skills, please see Position Description.

What’s on offer

We are offering an attractive salary from $83,054 p.a. plus Super. City of Parramatta also offer excellent employee benefits which can be accessed by the successful candidate.

Want to know more?

Further information regarding the requirements of this role can be found in the attached Position Description, alternatively for a confidential discussion please contact Sophia Kouyoumdjian on (02) 9806 5822.

How to apply

Candidates MUST apply online at and answer the position selection criteria. Applications close 11:30pm, Sunday 10 January 2020 and will not be accepted through any other medium.

The City of Parramatta supports a Drug and Alcohol free working environment and employees may be subject to random testing as a result.

City of Parramatta Council embraces diversity and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from Multicultural backgrounds and people with disability. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace.

Please note you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident or have unlimited working rights in Australia to apply for this position.

Senior Officer - Cultural Projects and Public Art - PD

Job Closing Date

Jan 10, 2021