About the Organisation
The City of Port Phillip is an inner-city council with around 1000 employees who deliver more than 100 programs and services to our residents, businesses and visitors. These range from childcare and immunisations, to libraries, management of parks and open space, rubbish collection, road maintenance and more. City of Port Phillip has zero tolerance for child abuse and is a committed Child Safe organisation.
About the Role
This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual with prior experience in leading a team delivering arts, heritage and cultural programming; and a comfort in supporting the delivery of Collections Management best practise outcomes. The successful candidate will be key in leveraging community engagement with our Port Phillip City Collection and overseeing a suite of exhibitions, programs and activations to foster creativity in our city.
This role will require liaison between a variety of stakeholders including internal colleagues, sector bodies, community groups/ committees, performers/artists and contractors. The preferred candidate will have a sophisticated understanding of the public sector, in supporting arts, heritage and cultural services; and have a high level of communication and negotiation skills.
Skills and Experience
People enjoy working at the City of Port Phillip because we are a welcoming, healthy and inclusive workplace. We offer a vibrant and diverse work environment where our employees can develop both professionally and personally whilst planning and delivering a range of important services and programs to the community.
Security Requirements and Professional Obligations
Pre-employment screening will apply to all appointments.
Prior to a formal letter of offer, preferred applicants will be asked to provide:
How to Apply
All applicants must provide a Cover Letter in response to the key selection criteria located on the last page of the position description. The Cover Letter should be no longer than 2 pages and include each heading in the Key Selection Criteria.
Note: Only applications submitted via the online Recruitment Portal will be considered and only shortlisted candidates will be provided feedback.
Further information can be obtained by contacting Holli Taylor Coordinator Programming and Curatorial via email firstname.lastname@example.org, or mobile 0412 485 062.
Applications close 11.59pm, Tuesday 24th of May 2022
The City of Port Phillip is an equal opportunity employer, committed to an inclusive and accessible environment where diversity is valued. We actively welcome and encourage candidates from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, First Nation and Torres Strait Islander candidates, members of the LGBTQIA+ community and candidates with a disability.
If you have accessibility requirements or require an adjustment to participate in our recruitment and selection process, please contact David Crichton (HR Business Partner- Recruitment) on 0466 859 533 or email: email@example.com