Curator – Museum of Art and Culture (MAC)

$82,711 - $89,045 yearly
  • Lake Macquarie City Council
  • Lake Macquarie City Council Administration Building, 126-138 Main Road, Speers Point, NSW, 2284
  • Jan 11, 2021
Full time Other Trades and Services

Job Description

Permanent Full-Time

Located in one of Australia’s most beautiful regional galleries - Museum of Art and Culture, Lake Macquarie, the Curator position is now available within a purpose built, architecturally designed, innovative building.

Curate inspiring exhibitions within MAC and in association with the sister Multi Arts Pavilion (MAP) as part of the Lake Arts Precinct
Be part of a dynamic creative team developing contemporary arts, culture and tourism experiences within our Community
Industry-leading 12% super, flexible work options & wellness programs

LET’S EXPLORE THE JOB

As a member of the Arts, Culture & Tourism (ACT) team at LMCC, the Curator - Museum of Art and Culture (MAC) is responsible for the leadership and development of a diverse and innovative program including the presentation of contemporary art and installations, screen and digital art, touring and inhouse generate exhibitions across various media within an established regional gallery. Managing a diverse range of creative partnerships, the role will oversee the day-to-day operations of the MAC and assist the Arts Producer – Lake Arts Precinct in the management of commercial activities including tourism and visitor initiatives, funding, philanthropy and sponsorship management, public programs and lease relationships.

For more information about MAC, please visit https://mac.lakemac.com.au/page.aspx?vid=17

Please note: A full list of accountabilities is located within the attached Position Statement.

This position:

  • may operate across departmental service delivery, Monday through to Sunday; 8.00am to 9.00pm.
  • is located at the Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery with occasional visits to external sites/depots.
  • requires a NSW Working with Children’s Check for paid employment to be completed prior to commencement (in which the department will subsidise/refund).
  • From time to time may be working as a sole officer within the facility

LET’S DESCRIBE YOU

We are seeking an enthusiastic and authentic degree qualified Curator to lead the development of engaging, vibrant and immersive programs of diverse exhibitions across various media and assist in the growth and development of the City’s visual art collection. Our ideal candidate will have a wide variety of experience within the public art galleries sector, both nationally and internationally, in the creation, touring, installation and catalogue and education delivery with a strong focus on engagement. Project management skills to manage simultaneous initiatives, coupled with excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills, will see you succeed in the role.

LET’S REVEAL THE PERKS

  • $82,711 to $89,045 per annum plus 12% superannuation
  • 35-hour working week
  • nine-day fortnight
  • long service leave after 5 years
  • education assistance
  • training and development opportunities
  • work mobile phone
  • discounted corporate fitness program

LET’S TALK ABOUT US

When you join us, you are not part of an organisation; you are part of a future that more than 205,000 Lake Macquarie residents depend on every day. To work here is to be connected. To be part of a true community who value creativity and collaboration, wellbeing and sustainability, opportunity and diversity. Together, we believe in shaping our own future - not waiting for it.

Lake Mac strives to be an inclusive workplace for all people. We recognise that we operate in a diverse community and welcome and encourage applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQ+ community, refugees and people with disability. We understand the skills and attributes veterans can bring to our Council.

LET’S START

Position Statement – Curator Museum of Art and Culture (MAC)

  • Applications close midnight, Sunday 7 February 2021.
    For enquiries related to the duties of the role, please contact Jacqui Hemsley, Manager Arts, Culture & Tourism on 02 4921 0411 or via email jhemsley@lakemac.nsw.gov.au
  • If you need assistance with submitting your application, please contact Catherine Khalil, Talent Acquisition Advisor on 02 4069 0042 or via email ckhalil@lakemac.nsw.gov.au
  • To view the capability Framework – Role Profile relevant to this role, please click here.
  • Please note that as part of Lake Macquarie City Council’s recruitment process, prior to an offer of employment being made, recommended candidates may be subject to a medical assessment with Council’s doctor.
  • After the close date, a panel will assess all applications for suitability against the essential criteria for each of the positions. Once completed, an interview, skills assessment or task and reference checks may be undertaken. All candidates will be notified of the outcome via the email address you supply as part of your application.

Job Closing Date

Feb 07, 2021