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WORK WITH US: Public Program and Education Assistant

Posted on 10 November 2015 in Work with us
Keg de Souza, 'Impossible Utopia', 2011, inflatable architecture constructed from discarded umbrellas, blowers, offset printed lightbox cartography, walking tour, dimensions variable. Courtesy the artist. Photograph: Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney

*** APPLICATIONS FOR THIS ROLE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTED ***

The Biennale of Sydney is looking for a Public Program and Education Assistant to join the team!

The Public Program and Education Assistant is an important role within a small team, and is responsible for liaising with schools, education providers, and Exhibition Partners to ensure the smooth delivery of engaging programs and activities for the general public and targeted audiences. The position is responsible for coordinating schools and group bookings, providing efficient administration for the department, and providing support for the delivering of programs including liaising with and hosting artists, speakers, and other VIPs when in Sydney.

The Public Program and Education Assistant reports to the Curator and Manager of Public Program and Education, and works closely with the Public Program and Education Coordinator.

The position offers the rare opportunity to work in a small team and be involved with participating Australian and international artists and visitors in the delivery of one of the largest exhibitions of contemporary art in the Asia-Pacific region.

Anticipated to commence in early January 2016, this is a full-time fixed-term contract position to 10th June 2016. Total package is $50,753 pro rata (inc 9.5% employer’s superannuation contribution.)

Applying for the role

Applications marked ‘Confidential’ and addressing the selection criteria must be received by 5pm on Sunday, 22nd November 2015. Applications that do not address the selection criteria will not be considered.

Please note: interviews will be held on Monday 30th November 2015.

Your application must include:

  • a cover letter;
  • responses to each selection criteria;
  • a current CV; and
  • the names and daytime contacts of at least two (2) professional referees.

Forward to:

Melissa Ratliff
C/O applications[at]biennaleofsydney.com.au

or post, marked ‘Confidential’ to:

Curator and Manager of Public Program and Education
Biennale of Sydney
Level 4, The Arts Exchange
10 Hickson Road
The Rocks NSW 2000

Image: Keg de Souza, Impossible Utopia, 2011, inflatable architecture constructed from discarded umbrellas, blowers, offset printed lightbox cartography, walking tour, dimensions variable. Courtesy the artist. Photograph: Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney