ERNABELLA ARTS IS SEEKING A NEW STUDIO MANAGER

Thursday, 11 June 2015

Key Dates:

Applications close: Friday 03 July 2015

The Art Centre participates in a comprehensive and vigorous visual arts program each year and we are seeking a passionate new Studio Manager to join the team. Ernabella primarily operates a professional painting and ceramic studio. This is a unique and exciting opportunity for an Arts professional who would like to experience life in a remote Indigenous community.

Established in 1948, Ernabella Arts is Australia's oldest, continuously running Indigenous Art Centre. Ernabella Arts is located in Pukatja Community, at the eastern end of the Musgrave Ranges on the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands (APY Lands) in the far north west of South Australia.

ERNABELLA ARTS - STUDIO MANAGER

  • 12 month contract (renewable)
  • Salary sacrifice benefits (capped)

The Art Centre participates in a comprehensive and vigorous visual arts program each year and we are seeking a passionate new Studio Manager to join the team. Ernabella primarily operates a professional painting and ceramic studio. Artists from Ernabella have won and been shortlisted in prestigious Art Awards such as Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Award and the Indigenous Ceramic Art.

Reporting to the Manager the Studio Manager will work closely with artists and art workers to support their artistic and professional development and provide Art Centre administration support, Art Centre marketing and project support as instructed by the Art Centre Manager. Ernabella Arts has a stunning facility, providing professional studios for artists and management.

This is a unique and exciting opportunity for an Arts professional who would like to experience life in a remote Indigenous community. She/he will need to be highly motivated, have sound administration skills, together with a highly developed sense of aesthetics and experience in arts development and marketing is required.

Respect and understanding of cross-cultural environments and knowledge of contemporary Aboriginal art is also required. You must have highly-developed listening and communication skills.

To succeed in this position, the successful applicant must evidence the ability to work in a cross- cultural environment. Previous experience in a similar role will be highly regarded. The salary package is between the range of $55,000-58,000per annum (cash component). In addition other competitive allowance and entitlements are also offered and will be discussed at the interview.

The information package along with the position description can be obtained by emailing the Manager at Ernabella Arts Hannah Kothe at hannah@ernabellaarts.com.au. It is also available on the Desart website here .

 

 

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