Job Opportunity | Urban and Public Arts Officer, AlburyCity Council10.04.2017
AlburyCity is vibrant, rewarding and community focused. It has five Groups that work collaboratively to deliver outstanding services to our city’s residents. The Groups are Executive, Planning & Environment, Community & Recreation, Economic Development & Tourism and Engineering.
AlburyCity is a values driven organisation and our values underpin everything we do. We value:
Working together – I respect, listen to and value the contributions of others and celebrate our achievements.
Integrity – I am trustworthy, honest, accountable, open and consistent in all that I do.
Courage and Passion – I am enthusiastic and have the confidence to speak up for the betterment of AlburyCity.
Innovation – I seek to increase my knowledge through new ideas and continuous improvement.
Loyalty – I am supportive of others and committed to AlburyCity and the community.
Community & Recreation Group
Creating a vibrant, united and affable community atmosphere is a key priority for AlburyCity. This is where the Community & Recreation Group is so important. The Group works to plan, promote and develop social, cultural, recreational and children’s services for the whole community – with a view to both current and future needs. Through partnerships with government and other agencies, the Group has a strong focus on planning to ensure the health and wellbeing of our community.
Directed by the 2010 – 2020 AlburyCity Urban and Public Art Strategy and 10 year Business Plan, this position will take a lead role in implementing a variety of urban and public art projects for the benefit of residents and visitors, while also putting in place programs that preserve the City’s collection of urban and public art, monuments and memorials.
- Policy and Planning
- Implementation of the 2010 – 2020
- Urban and Public Art Strategy and identified Business Plan actions
- Assist in the implementation and coordination of the QEII Multimedia program.
- Administer and coordinate the Urban and Public Art Committee meetings and actions.
- Assist in the provision of a variety of “placemaking” opportunities within AlburyCity.
Urban and Public Art Project Management
- Coordinate the QEII Multimedia activities including technical management and scheduling
- Manage the annual Urban and Public Art budget in line with the objectives of the policy and strategy.
- Present projects to the Urban and Public Art Committee for endorsement and implement urban and public art actions as advised and within established strategy.
- Develop, write and scope art project briefs.
- Undertake and coordinate site research and preparation issues.
- Coordinate the artist selection process.
- Develop, negotiate and monitor artist contracts.
- Project manage the installation process including all documentation.
- Develop and coordinate the maintenance program for the city’s collection of urban and public art including monuments and memorials.
- Proactively identify funding opportunities and prepare grant submissions.
- Manage all technical, health and safety and risk assessment issues.
- Liaise with relevant departments to coordinate all event PR and marketing, communication and launch events.
- Monitor and evaluate art projects.
- Acquire and de-access public art works, memorials and monuments within the frameworks of the Cultural Services Cultural Collection management.
- Liaise closely with the Urban and Public Art Committee by convening regular meetings, developing briefs and commission documentation and reporting.
- Liaise closely with the Cultural Services Coordinators in developing value-added projects and opportunities.
- Develop relationships with local and regional artists exploring opportunities for professional development and commissioning opportunities.
- Manage the consultation with the community and/or stakeholder groups throughout the commissioning and installation process.
- Perform other tasks or duties as directed by the Supervisor which are within the limits of the employee’s skill, competence and training.
- Observe requirements of the WHS Legislation, relevant to the job and adhere to AlburyCity Policies and Procedures regarding WHS.
- Observe appropriate AlburyCity Policies and Procedures regarding day to day operations including Equal Employment Opportunity policies, AlburyCity’s Dress Code and Standards Policy and AlburyCity’s Code of Conduct.
- AlburyCity Staff
- Local and regional artists
- Commissioned artists and agents
- Community and stakeholder groups
- Property and business developers
Other Requirements of the Position
- Based on a 35 hour week, working 25 hours per week with days and times to be negotiated with the successful applicant.
- Additional hours up to 35 hours per week may be worked by agreement, and paid at the ordinary rate of pay.
- This position has been assessed as Category E under AlburyCity’s Dress Code category. Category E is defined as a combination of full corporate and semi corporate (casual) style clothing. Uniforms for operations staff are non-compulsory although may be accessed through the AlburyCity Uniform Rebate Scheme.
- This position requires evidence of a current Australian National Police Check.
- This position involves working in a predominantly indoor environment and using a computer is considered a core component of the role. There may be occasional visits to other work locations. The position requires an average level of aerobic and physical fitness to undertake occasional physical activities, such as walking and lifting, along with general manual handling tasks as part of a normal working environment. A medical assessment is required for this position.
- This position is located at AlburyCity’s Administration Building Kiewa Street Albury with regular visits to external sites.
For further information contact:
Community and Recreation
(02) 6023 814
To apply visit the Albury City Council website.
Applications close Friday 21 April 2017 at 5.00pm.