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Executive Director Programming & Creative Production – ACMI

Closing date:   December 23, 2019
Institution:   Australian Centre for the Moving Image
Salary:   Not supplied yet.
Employment status:   Full-time - 3-year fixed term contract
Location :   VIC - Metro
Contact name:   For a candidate pack and position description please contact Richard Evans at REĂ Consulting
Contact email:   Richard@rea-consulting.com

ACMI is the national museum of film, television, videogames, digital culture and art. Exploring the rapid evolution and astonishing creativity of the moving image, ACMI is the most successful museum of its kind in the world attracting 1.5 million visitors each year to its Federation Square site, and 450,000 to its national and international touring programs.

The museum is currently closed, as we deliver a visionary $40m redevelopment that will transform the institution, overhauling our permanent exhibition. ACMI’s Federation Square site is planned for re-launch in mid-2020.

We seek an exceptional and inspirational leader for this newly created role, to work closely with our Director & CEO, Katrina Sedgwick delivering ACMI’s creative vision to our audiences. Leading creative programming and shaping the Programming & Creative Production strategy with the Executive Team, this role leads ACMI’s programming teams: Exhibitions & Touring, Curatorial, Public, Education, Industry and Film.

You will demonstrate an ability to lead teams through organisational change, have broad experience and diverse networks across the creative sector and you will have the ability to balance artistic, operational, financial and community outcomes. You are an exceptional communicator and relationship manager with a track record in leading multi-disciplinary teams to deliver cohesive and high quality cross functional programming outcomes.

Your inclusive leadership skills, strategic acumen and commitment to the highest standards of delivery will ensure the success of the next phase of ACMI’s creative and physical redevelopment.

This EO3 role is offered on a 3-year fixed term contract. VPS Executive Officers are employed under the provisions of Part 3, Division 5 of the Public Administration Act 2004

Interviews will be held week commencing 3 February 2020

ACMI is a child safe workplace and actively promotes the safety, wellbeing and inclusion of all children from all backgrounds. ACMI is an equal opportunity employer, committed to building an inclusive workplace that supports diverse thinking and innovation. ACMI encourages applications from First Nations People, people of culturally diverse backgrounds, people with disabilities, and people from the LGBTIQA+ community. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at recruitment@acmi.net.au or 03 8663 2200


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