AACH – News & Opportunities

May 17, 2018

EMPLOYMENT | Injalak Arts (Arts and Culture Officer)

Tuesday, 22 March 2016

Key Dates:

Applications close: Sunday 03 April 2016

The Arts and Culture Officer is the first point of contact for the artists and craftspeople, and is principally responsible for purchasing, cataloguing and documenting the arts and crafts, and recording their cultural significance.

Injalak Arts is a Kunwinjku Aboriginal owned and governed,
non-profit Association located in Gunbalanya in West Arnhem Land
which runs a successful world renowned art centre that services
around 300 members and receives up to 10,000 domestic and
international visitors every year.

Injalak is a dynamic social enterprise that aims to balance
commerce and culture and operate sustainably. The Centre is
multi-faceted and does the following: facilitates the production of
paintings, sculptures and fibre-crafts; operates an in-house fabric
screen-print workshop; wholesales, retails and exhibits arts and
crafts; supports outstations residents; undertakes a range of
special projects; operates a multi-media hub; hosts thousands of
tourists every year and also facilitates half-day rock art tours of
nearby Injalak Hill for visitors from around the globe.

Selection Criteria

Essential:

  • Demonstrated experience in administration and record
    keeping
  • Ability to manage and reconcile financial transactions
    and records
  • Reasonable computer literacy
  • Demonstrated responsibility and reliability in the work
    place
  • A high degree of self-discipline and
    initiative
  • An ability to work independently within a strong team
    environment
  • Ability to work in a remote and at times demanding
    environment
  • Demonstrated cross-cultural communication
    skills
  • High level conflict resolution skills
  • Knowledge of Indigenous Australian art
  • Demonstrated ability to incorporate a flexible approach
    to the work environment whilst still achieving specific
    goals

Desirable characteristics:

  • Experience working in an Aboriginal community art
    centre
  • Knowledge of Western Arnhem Land art
  • Qualifications in arts or a related
    discipline
  • Current driving license
  • Ability to drive a four wheel drive vehicle

For further details
CLICK HERE
or for a full position description, please
contact
Felicity Wright or David Wickens via
director@injalak.com /
(
08) 8979 0190.

 

 

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