Position Details
Reference Number 18426
Position Title Arts and Cultural Development Officer
Employment Type Maternity Leave Position
Department Leisure, Recreation & Cultural Services
Location Greensborough Service Centre, 1 Flintoff Street, Greensborough 3088
Band BAND 6
Salary $84,825.51 to $92,220.59
Hours 32.00
Position Summary

If you love organising, planning and promoting arts, culture and heritage projects then we have the right role for you with our Leisure, Recreation and Cultural Services Team.


As the Art and Cultural Development Officer you will:

  • Develop, coordinate, facilitate and deliver a diverse range of innovative arts, culture and heritage programs
  • Implement initiatives to drive and support the development of Banyule’s creative sector
  • Lead the development of audience engagement and evaluation strategies
  • Contribute to policy development and strategic outcomes 
  • Foster strategic relationships and networks between internal departments, community organisations, Victorian creative sector, local artists that build capacity and support activation of Banyule’s cultural assets – with a focus on the Ivanhoe Library & Cultural Hub (ILCH).

 We are seeking an enthusiastic team orientated individual with:

  • A tertiary qualification in arts, community cultural development or a related discipline and/or proven professional experience 
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in relationship building with a diverse range of individuals and groups
  • Project management skills including the ability to manage multiple projects, work unsupervised, administer budgets, manage risk and prioritise to meet project deadlines
  • Contribute positively and work collaboratively with a team of skilled professionals
  • Well developed communication skills, both oral and written, including community engagement and consultation skills
  • Well-developed administration processes and PC skills eg Microsoft Suite and databases and Adobe Creative Suite 

  What’s on offer:

  • Temporary part time 32 hours per week
  • Maternity leave - December 2020 to September 2021
  • Attractive salary $84,825.51 to $92,220.59 plus super (pro rata)
  • Access to Learning and Development opportunities and range of Health and Well-being initiatives
  • Supportive and friendly team
  • Flexible work environment, currently working from home arrangement are in place


Our Staff choose to align their career with Banyule by living the values of Respect, Integrity, Responsibility, Initiative and Inclusion, strong learning and development culture and the positive way we work in partnership with the community


For more information about this position please access a copy of the position description via the link below or to discuss your suitability, we encourage you to contact Nikki Ralston on Tel: 94579878 for a confidential conversation.


To apply for this position, please include your resume and cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the position description. For more information on how to apply, please refer to the Application Guidelines via the link below.


Applications Close Sunday 1 November 2020 at 11.45pm.


Banyule City Council is a child safe organisation and an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply

Contact Person Nikki Ralston
Contact Number 94579878
Alternate Contact Person Nikki Ralston
Alternate Contact Number 94579878
Closing Date 01/11/2020
Position Description
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Application Guide click here to view