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Venue Operations Manager (Full-time)

This newly created role is responsible for managing the Cultural Facilities Team at FCAC, which encompasses production, facilities and IT management, front of house and venue hire, and ensuring the deliverables of the team align with broader FCAC business and program directions. The Venue Operations Manager forms part of FCAC’s Senior Management team, and is integral in supporting strong administration, planning, human resources, compliance and strategy of FCAC’s operations.

The Venue Operations Manager has the skills to foster and manage a team with a broad remit of responsibility to ensure the operation of FCAC’s venues result in a high-quality experience for artists, communities and visitors. They bring a high level of organisational, administrative, planning and hand-on experience with the requirements of running a busy cultural facility. This role has an opportunity to work with the FCAC Executive team on strategic infrastructure projects to enhance the reputation of the FCAC precinct as a place for artists to create ambitious work, and strengthen procedures and systems to underpin an exciting period of growth and evolution for FCAC.

On a day to day basis, the Venue Operations Manager will be responsible for managing direct staff, coordinating FCAC’s operations to ensure they are complementary and strategic, developing and managing budgets, developing operational plans, ensuring operational systems and processes are compliant, quality checking work across the team to ensure smooth operations of FCAC events and outcomes, problem solving, researching equipment and production needs, refining workflows between the team, and contributing to high-level strategy with the management team.

FCAC strongly encourages applications by people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, First Nations people, people who identify as LGBTQIA+ and people with disabilities. We understand the different needs of our staff, and we are dedicated to developing safe and flexible working environments for our team. FCAC is a values-driven organisation and industry leader, advocating for access, leadership, cultural rights, sustainability and creativity. Please advise FCAC if you have access requirements for the application process.

Read the full Position Description here (also available in Plain Text here).

Applications close 5pm, Thursday 7 May 2021.


ArtLife Engagement Worker (Casual)

The role of the ArtLife Engagement Worker is to support people with disability to participate in a range of artistic and creative experiences, including skills development workshops, during the development of new work and during public presentation of work in the ArtLife program.

The ArtLife program engages people with disability to collaborate with professional facilitating artists in a year-long program that incorporates workshops, residencies and mentorship. ArtLife artists lead collaborative contemporary arts projects within FCAC and in the broader arts industry. ArtLife is a community-led space that places participating artists at the core of decision making for artistic processes and projects.

Together with the ArtLife Facilitating Artist, the Engagement Worker contributes to an environment that removes barriers to participation as much as possible and where each individual is able to experience high quality community and arts experiences.

The Engagement Worker also supports data collection of participant attendance, interests, strengths and cumulative portfolio (where appropriate) in line with the requirements of Footscray Community Arts Centre (FCAC) and evidence collection requirements under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).

FCAC strongly encourages applications by people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, First Nations people, people who identify as LGBTQIA+ and people with disabilities. We understand the different needs of our staff, and we are dedicated to developing safe and flexible working environments for our team. FCAC is a values-driven organisation and industry leader, advocating for access, leadership, cultural rights, sustainability and creativity. Please advise FCAC if you have access requirements for the application process.

Read the full Position Description here (also available in Plain Text here).

Applications close 5pm, Friday 16 April 2021.


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