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Apply Now! First Nations Engagement Coordinator

Monday 31 Aug, 2020

FIRST NATIONS ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR 

Join the NETS Victoria team!

The First Nations Engagement Coordinator supports the development and presentation of an outstanding program of First Nations content. This position is responsible for liaising with First Nations artists and supporting the coordination of projects which are specifically First Nations. It is expected that the incumbent will establish and build strong and productive relationships between NETS Victoria and a range of Indigenous organisations and community members. The role will also contribute to the coordination, logistics and presentation of NETS Victoria touring exhibitions and public programs which include First Nations artists. The successful applicant will work collaboratively with the NETS Victoria team to provide input to the artistic program, overseen by the Director.  

This is a newly created fixed-term position. This position may require travel to regional centres both within Victoria and interstate at various times and reports to the Director, NETS Victoria. 

 

Organisational Overview 

Established in 1985, National Exhibitions Touring Support (NETS) Victoria is the peak body for visual arts touring in the state of Victoria. NETS Victoria aims to support Victorian galleries through the provision of relevant, quality services and professional development opportunities.  

We provide opportunities for metropolitan and regional communities to access the best contemporary Australian art, craft and design – wherever they live. NETS Victoria partners with organisations to develop and tour innovative exhibitions that engage with a diverse audience.  

Our touring exhibitions are supported by quality publications such as catalogues, websites, education resources and other material. We also work with galleries to develop workshops and talks by practising artists and curators. 

 

SALARY: $63,000 pro rata + 9.5% superannuation 

CONDITIONS: This position is only available to Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People. The filling of this position is intended to constitute a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic). 

CONTRACT: Part Time 0.4 FTE – 12-month fixed term  

(2 days, 15.2 hours per week) 

 

Applications 

Enquiries to Claire Watson, Director, NETS Victoria: 03 8620 2007 

Applications must be submitted by email to:  

Claire Watson, Director, NETS Victoria  claire.watson@netsvictoria.org  

and should consist of: 

  • A current CV with names of two professional referees 
  • A cover letter (no more than 1 page) 
  • Responses to the Key Selection Criteria demonstrating relevant examples of experience (no more than 3 pages) 

 

Application Deadline: 5pm, 5 October 2020 

 

Position Description: Available Here

 

Interview Date: Tuesday 20 October, between 10am – 4.30pm (held via video conference) 

Please note, NETS Victoria is committed to ensuring a minimum of one First Nations representatives being on the Selection Panel. 

 

Position Start Date: Between 26 October and 23 November 2020 (exact date determined in consultation with applicant). New Position – Vacant.