Public Engagement Officer

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Do you have a strong interest and knowledge in arts, museum studies, public engagement and are looking to take the next step in your career? Rockhampton Museum of Art is looking for a motivated individual to join their team as a Public Engagement Officer.

For more information and to apply, visit here.

Public Engagement Officer

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Monday to Friday, 72.5 hours per fortnight, 9 day fortnight
  • $73,405 - $78,066 per annum (LGIA Stream A Level 3) + Superannuation
  • Location – Rockhampton

Your new role

Do you have a strong interest and knowledge in arts, museum studies, public engagement and are looking to take the next step in your career? Rockhampton Museum of Art is looking for a motivated individual to join their team as a Public Engagement Officer.

This new and exciting role will build and deepen audiences to Rockhampton Museum of Art by developing, implementing and evaluating programs that engage our region’s community and its visitors. This position will deliver innovative, connected learning opportunities and bring about opportunities that add value and support the exhibition program, permanent collection and public engagement for the Rockhampton Museum of Art. With the aim to bring about sustainable learning opportunities, add value and support the exhibition program and permanent collection.

This position will work weekends and outside of normal office hours as required.

This position requires the completion of a satisfactory Criminal History Check - Police Certificate (Australia Wide Name Only Police Check).

What we are looking for

  • Strong knowledge and passion in fields such as arts education, museum studies and visual arts administration, or related disciplines
  • Ability to engage with a diversity of community and interest areas with a lens to income generation and increased participation.
  • Strong leadership qualities that inspire and empower a positive and results focused team.
  • Developed understanding of First Nations-appropriate practices, cultural awareness and terminology.
  • High level attention to detail with exceptional written and visual presentation skills.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to problem solve, build relationships with all stakeholders and provide the best customer experience.
  • Ambition to ensure that all outcomes and targets are met with optimum efficiency and effectiveness.

What you'll get in return

As an employee of Rockhampton Regional Council, you will join a diverse and innovative team of more than 900 employees supported by good leadership, who proudly deliver services and make a difference to the lives of people living and working within the region.

  • Supportive Work/Life Balance
  • A large employer with a strong values driven culture
  • A generous superannuation scheme – Up to 18% superannuation (conditions apply)
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Corporate membership discounts
  • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options
  • 17.5% annual leave loading
  • Wages paid fortnightly
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Fitness Passport and active social clubs

What you need to do next

To apply for this opportunity, please submit two documents:

1.     A 2-4 page Cover Letter addressing the Application Criteria below;

2.     Your Current resume.

Application Criteria

  • Broad knowledge in fields such as arts education, museums studies, visual arts administration, and experience in planning and organising innovative public programs and events to deepen and broaden participation.
  • Ability to find creative solutions and apply entrepreneurial thinking to projects to source alternative funding.
  •  Demonstrated ability to plan workload, achieve set goals, priorities tasks, meet deadlines, undertake and deliver short term projects and project-based tasks.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to build and maintain partnerships and relationships with all stakeholders
  • Understanding of First Nations-appropriate practices, cultural awareness and terminology.

Please use Council’s cover letter template and ensure you clearly label each Application Criteria in your cover letter.

Applications Close: Monday 20 December 2021 at Midnight (AEST)

For more information and to apply, visit here.