Tuesday, 18 November 2014

Key Dates:

Applications close: Monday 08 December 2014

The Art Centre Manager position is hands-on and requires a combination of arts sector skills, business management skills, experience, and commitment to living and working in an indigenous community.

Applications are invited for this exciting position with Aurukun Shire Council, which is located on West Cape York, 2 hours flight from Cairns.  Aurukun, population 1,400, is a township with housing, community and business infrastructure being rapidly developed.

Selection Criteria:

  • An understanding of working with indigenous people and communities, experience in community development.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a small business and business management capabilities including sales and marketing; financial administration and efficient office procedures.
  • Demonstrated understanding of governance requirements.
  • Understanding of professional gallery practice and curating, with contemporary knowledge of arts industry standards and policies.
  • Demonstrated successful experience in sourcing and managing funding grants and philanthropic support.
  • Proven ability to develop effective working relationships with community members, employees and stakeholders and a high level of interpersonal and communication skills.

If you are interested please submit your resumes and covering letter to: or for additional enquiries please contact Julie Hall on (07) 4060 6855

Aurukun Shire Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.



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