Art Centre Coordinator 598 views


Position descriptionPosition title Art Centre Co-Ordinator Position number 38855 Position classification Administrative Level 4BIDivision Alliance Location of position BatchelorTenure of position Fixed term – 3 yearsImmediate supervisor Senior Project ManagerPositions supervised NilSpecial features of position Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Identified1. Position overviewThe role is responsible for the day to day operations of the Coomalie Art Centre (CAC) as a functioning Art Centre. In doing so, the Coordinator will work closely with the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community and the Office of the Elder Academic and Cultural Leadership.The Coordinator is expected to develop the CAC into an economically viable entity, generating profit through the sale of a variety of art and craft, especially student art and local art. Raising the profile of the Centre and Batchelor Institute as a whole will be part of this role.The role involves interaction with the public, tour groups and develop working relationships with the Coomalie Art Centre governance committee, Batchelor Institute stakeholders, local and interstate suppliers. The Coordinator will also work closely with the Institute senior lecturer Art.2. Detailed statement of duties2.1 Supervise the daily operations of the Coomalie Art Centre2.2 Operate the point of sale system and cash handling2.3 Take responsibility for general financial management of the Centre including finances, stock takes, banking and cash transactions2.4 Stock control and record keeping in line with the CAC business model2.5 Comply with statutory requirements including current OH&S legislation2.6 Liaise with the Batchelor facilities team to ensure routine cleaning and grounds maintenance is carried out 2.7 Host and/or facilitate tour groups and ad-hoc events 2.8 Work closely with the Art Senior Lecturer2.9 Supervise students when necessary2.10 Other duties as required.3. Essential selection criteria3.1 Demonstrated knowledge of Aboriginal art and craft and /or experience in an art gallery retail environment. 3.2 Strong knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures. 3.3 Demonstrated capacity to communicate sensitively and effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as well as and non-indigenous people, including students, members of remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, members of the public and a variety of Batchelor stakeholders.3.4 Excellent customer service skills with demonstrated ability to multitask, prioritise and work well under pressure as well as be flexible within the role.3.5 Proven capacity to work effectively with others in culturally diverse teams, as well as being able to operate independently of direct supervision.3.6 Demonstrated experience with database systems, spreadsheet and word processing programs within a networked environment and those applications pertaining to art centres. 4. Desirable4.1 Demonstrated knowledge of NT Tourism Organisations Additional InformationThe role carries many challenges and this is an outstanding opportunity to be part of a growing enterprise that is looking to build and establish new markets (Aboriginal art) throughout the NT and nationally, and at the same time increase its visibility, potential and operations in the Northern Territory tourism industry.Salary dependent on experience and qualifications, within the range $68,057 – $77,603.Applications close – Sunday 25th June 2017The position description is available from the Institute’s website or by contacting the Human Resources Unit on (08) 8939 7443 or (08) 8939 7393.Applicants are required to submit a completed application lodgement form available from our website and include a covering letter and current resume.All enquiries and applications are to be forwarded directly to Batchelor Institute via email at Institute reserves the right not to make an appointment, or to vary the type of appointment.This position has been identified as one to be held by an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person.
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