First Nations Public Programmer – Aboriginal Identified Position

About this role

ACMI is Australia’s national museum of screen culture. Based in Melbourne/*Naarm, it is a place for our communities to navigate the universe of film, TV, videogames and art with us. ACMI celebrates the wonder and power of the screen culture – fostering the next generation of makers, players and watchers. ACMI’s vibrant calendar of exhibitions, screenings, commissions, festivals, and industry and education programs

Join ACMI as a First Nations Public Programmer on an ongoing part time basis (4 days/week) mix of WFH and on site at Melbourne’s Federation Square. In this role you will conceive and produce events and activities that engage ACMI’s diverse audiences, with a particular focus on developing and delivering on our commitment to growing First Nations programs and engaging with First Nations communities. Working as a member of ACMI’s Programming Team you will provide input and guidance into the design and delivery of our new First Nations programs which include performances, workshops, commissions, masterclasses, clubs, and talks. You will also nurture creative partnerships to ensure that ACMI’s programs are artistically and culturally vibrant.

Our ideal team member will be experienced in developing and/or delivering First Nations programs and engaging with First Nations communities. You will be able to use your skills and knowledge to develop a range of dynamic content around the moving image culture, and deliver innovative programs which encompass film, TV, videogames and art.

If successful you can expect to become part of a talented, committed and creative team of people with a passion for screen culture. This is a “designated” role under The Equal Opportunity Act 2010. Only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply.

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 Tuesday 8 November 2022.

For more information or to apply visit the ACMI website.

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 [email protected] 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. 

*Naarm is the traditional Aboriginal name for Melbourne which encompasses the traditional lands of the Kulin Nation, a collective of five Aboriginal language groups, the Wurundjeri, Boon Wurrung, Wathaurrung, Taungurung and Dja Dja Wurrung.