Position Vacant

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts Officer.

Are you interested in keeping culture strong through the arts? artsACT wants to hear about how you think you could contribute. We are looking to recruit an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts Officer within artsACT. The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Arts Officer will contribute the development, delivery and evaluation of new targeted policy and programs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. These programs will be aimed at supporting artists and achieving cultural outcomes through engagement with the arts. Your role will involve working collaboratively with ACT Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to grow and maintain relationships. This role will also provide advice, assistance and connections across the ACT Government regarding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts engagement. Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate (CMTEDD) supports workforce diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive workplace. As part of this commitment, people with disability and those who identify as LGBTIQ are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: artsACT is looking for a creative thinker with a passion for and understanding of the arts. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills and experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to reach consensus. You will also have strong administrative and communications skills. This is a designated position in accordance with s42, Discrimination Act 1991 and is only open to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander heritage is considered essential and therefore a Confirmation of Aboriginality may be requested.

How to Apply: Applications should include a supporting statement of no more than two pages outlining ability, skills and experience against the Selection Criteria. Please also include details of at least two referees and a current Curriculum Vitae.

Please visit the Jobs ACT website to apply and to access the selection documents.

Applications are due 5 October 2018.

Contact Officer: Mia Ching mia.ching@act.gov.au or 62072384.