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Arts and Culture Coordinator
Arts and Culture Coordinator
North Sydney Council
Post Date: 15 Aug 2022


Hourly Rate: $45.59 to $54.31 ph + 10.5% super + $800 pa transport allowance

Part Time – 28 hours per week 

North Sydney Council administers the North Sydney local government area on Sydney’s picturesque lower North Shore. Our 400 employees look after 77,000 residents spread across 10 square kilometres of land on the foreshores of Sydney Harbour providing spectacular harbour views, beautiful parklands, and a bustling CBD. Our aim is to ensure North Sydney remains a welcoming, well-designed, safe and beautiful environment for residents, workers and visitors.

An exciting opportunity exists to assist the Team Leader Arts and Culture in the delivery of a diverse range of community art projects, programs and exhibitions which enrich the community life of the North Sydney Local Government area.   A significant part of the role is to ensure key issues are addressed through North Sydney’s Arts & Cultural Strategic Plan and to develop and deliver a program that reflects the community identity and needs in the local area, which aims to foster community initiation of, and participation in, community arts projects and activities.

The position is based at the Council Chambers, located in a beautiful park setting, close to public transport, bicycle routes and recreational facilities.

The 28 hours are to be worked Tuesday to Friday. Additional days may be required from time to time to assist with the needs of the department.

Essential Criteria 

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in the field of Arts Administration, Visual Arts and/or Cultural development
  • Experience developing and delivering Community Arts and Cultural programs
  • Demonstrated experience in project management
  • Demonstrated experience in exhibitions management
  • Proven ability to work co-operatively in a team environment
  • High level of interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Awareness of collections management, conservation principles and database management
  • Computer literacy skills including the capacity to effectively use Microsoft desktop software, including Word and Excel
  • Current NSW Class C Driver’s Licence


  • Experience in Local Government
  • Knowledge of, and commitment to, community development principles and practices
  • Experience developing and delivering community engagement programs
  • Knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander protocols
  • Experience in grant writing
  • Vaccinated against COVID-19

Why work at North Sydney Council?

We’re committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and positive workplace. Our teams are reflective of the communities in which we operate, and we value the unique contribution each member makes to the North Sydney Council. The work we do makes a real difference to the lives of our residents and contributes to their economic and social wellbeing.

North Sydney Council as an employer offers excellent employee benefits such as:

  • Easy accessibility to work with spectacular harbor view work locations
  • Excellent work life balance with a 35-hour working week for indoor workers or fortnightly RDO’s for outdoor workers
  • Flexible working hours with access to Flexi time
  • Freedom to direct contributions to any compliant superannuation fund
  • Health and Well-being programs for all employees such as Yoga, Pilates, Boxing
  • Access to employee recognition and reward program
  • Weekly fruit baskets
  • Free access to counselling sessions through our Employee Assistance Program
  • Free financial advice by a certified Financial Planner
  • Monetary Transport allowance
  • Invitations to Local Govt events, training and planning sessions
  • Access to corporate social events at picturesque harbour locations

To view the Position Description, Click Here 

How to apply

Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, resume and answer the selection criteria questions.

Closing Date: 31 August 2022- 11.30pm 


Sydney. Australia

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