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Reference Number 12951
Position Title Coordinator Performing Arts
Employment Type Temporary Full Time
Directorate Planning & Development
Department Leisure
Location Clocktower Centre
Banding Band 7
Salary $96,368.73 to $109,224.79
Position Summary

Coordinator Performing Arts

Closing Date: 11:45 pm, Thursday 24 October 2019

Reference Number: 12951

Position Number: 1500

  • Temporary Full-Time, until November 2020
  • Classified as Band 7
  • $96,368.73 - $109,224.79 per annum plus 9.5% superannuation
  • Regular RDO’s available


The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Leisure Department for a Coordinator Performing Arts role. In this role you will be responsible for overseeing the strategic planning and delivery of the Clocktower Centre performing arts program, broader activation of the centre and developing a satellite performing arts program.

Success in the role would require a high level of project and stakeholder management and demonstrated experience in the arts and cultural industry.

The Coordinator Performing Arts is expected to support Moonee Valley’s strategic direction MV2040 by creating new programming initiatives that diversify use of venue spaces, increase community access and promote the venue as a hub within the Moonee Ponds activity precinct.


Key Position Objectives

  • Lead the planning and co-ordination of the capital works and renewal program for the Clocktower Centre to ensure it is presented as a high-quality performing arts and community venue.
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive reporting systems, statistics and financial analysis to ensure venue operations and finances are tracked and reviewed annually.
  • Provide leadership and support in the strategic planning and delivery of new programming initiatives that attract new audiences to the venue, diversify use of venue spaces, increase community access and activate the venue in low demand periods.
  • Strategically build relationships across Council service areas to increase opportunities for venue activation through commercial and community use.
  • Develop outreach performing arts initiatives that support activation of Moonee Valley Neighbourhoods and align with MV2040 objectives.

About You

  • Tertiary qualifications in venue/theatre operations, arts management or theatre production or less formal qualifications with extensive experience in venue/theatre management
  • Demonstrated experience in theatre and broader arts programming and developing initiatives to maximise venue potential.
  • High level of project management skills including knowledge of specification and contract development practices.
  • Sound knowledge of Occupational, Health and Safety issues as they apply to theatre and venue operations.
  • Demonstrated skill in working across groups to achieve mutually positive outcomes


Our Culture of Inclusion

We don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our services and our community. With a focus on inclusion, accessibility and flexibility, we'll support you at every stage of your career. We recognise the importance of balance and embrace work agility, understanding that this means different things to each and every one of our employees.

Moonee Valley City Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Child Safe employer and we value diversity and encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, people of any age or gender, people identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender diverse, intersex and/or queer (LGBTIQA+) and people with disability. If you have a reasonable adjustment, support or access requirement, we encourage you to let us know through your application or email or call 9243 1122.


Next Steps
If this sounds like an exciting career challenge that aligns with your personal goals and expertise, we want to hear from you!

Applications must be submitted through our online system and should be in line with the Moonee Valley City Council Application Guide found at the bottom of the advertisement. Applications that do not meet these requirements may not be considered.

For further information please view the Position Description or contact Jim Karabinis on (03) 9243 1903.

Selection Criteria Essential: • Tertiary qualifications in venue/theatre operations, arts management or theatre production or less formal qualifications with extensive experience in venue/theatre management.
Essential: • Demonstrated experience in theatre programming, overseeing a venue hirer program and development of new initiatives to maximise and diversify venue use and increase audiences.
Essential: • Demonstrated experience in facility management including capital works and maintenance programs, developing venue policies and overseeing venue booking and management systems.
Essential: • Demonstrated experience managing internal and external stakeholders with a high focus on customer service and developing collaborative initiatives.
Essential: • Demonstrated experience in financial resource management and analysis, report writing and venue business planning and reviews.
Essential: • High level of project management skills with an ability to analyse and continually improve on programs.
Essential: • Demonstrated human resource management, experience creating a positive team culture and constructively leading teams through change.
Essential: • Valid National Police check.
Essential: •Demonstrated skill in working across groups to achieve mutually positive outcomes
Contact Person Jim Karabinis
Contact Number (03) 9243 1903
Closing Date 24/10/2019
Position Description
PD - Coordinator Performing Arts - 1500 - October 2019.DOCX Open
Application Guide View Guide
Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.