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First Nations Public Programmer – ACMI

Closing date:   August 14, 2022
Institution:   Australian Centre for the Moving Image
Salary:   Starting salary of $90,067 pro rata plus super
Employment status:   Ongoing part time basis (4 days/week)
Location :   Melbourne - CBD
Contact name:   Marea Markou (Head of ACMI X and Public Programs)
Contact email:   peopleandculture@acmi.net.au

Join our creative and supportive Public Programs team as First Nations Public Programmer, on an ongoing part time basis (4 days/week).

Position Details

ACMI is the museum of screen culture. Navigate the universe of film, TV, videogames and art with us. ACMI celebrates the wonder and power of the world’s most democratic artform – fostering the next generation of makers, players and watchers. ACMI’s vibrant calendar of exhibitions, screenings, commissions, festivals, and industry and education programs explore the stories, technologies and artists that create our shared screen culture.

Join our creative and supportive Public Programs team as First Nations Public Programmer, on an ongoing part time basis (4 days/week). Working as part of a team of programmers you will provide expertise in the design and delivery of First Nations programs. This includes conceiving and producing events that engage diverse audiences with a particular focus on developing and delivering First Nations programs and engaging First Nations communities. You will develop and nurture creative relationships and partnerships to ensure that ACMI’s programs are artistically and culturally vibrant and promote ACMI’s leadership in cultural and creative industries.

Our ideal team member will be experienced in developing and delivering First Nations programs and engaging First Nations communities for a cultural organisation or similar. You will be able to use your knowledge of programming trends, audience engagement and the moving image culture to the deliver innovative programs. With strong organisational and project management skills you will be able to confidently prioritise activities, managing competing demands and deadlines. A skilled relationship builder your excellent communication and negotiation skills enable you to solve problems and manage stakeholder expectations.

If successful you can expect to become part of a talented, committed and creative team of people with a passion for screen culture. This Grade 4 role is offered on a part time ongoing basis (4 days/week) with a starting salary of $90,067 pro rata plus super. As an identified position, applicants must be of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent.

To apply follow the online application process, submit your resume and a cover letter detailing why you are interested in the role (no more than one page please).

Please note interviews will be held on Monday 22 August 2022.

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, people from the LGBTIQA+ community and all sectors of the community. Please contact us at peopleandculture@acmi.net.au or 03 8663 2200 to discuss making adjustments to the recruitment process for your accessibility requirements.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen, Permanent Resident or hold a valid work permit or visa. Work eligibility will be checked as part of the recruitment process. 


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