General manager

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Mirndiyan Gununa Aboriginal Corporation

Mirndiyan Gununa Aboriginal Corporation (MGAC) is an Aboriginal Arts and Culture organisation that aims to build a strong relationship with the local community of Mornington Island through cultural, artistic, and youth services. MGAC currently operate a number of important community based programs for the region that include an Arts Centre that promotes and sells local aboriginal artworks, a community Youth Hub and Activity Centre and a Pathways Program designed to upskill and educate young adults to transition to further education or into the workforce.

Closing date: 

5pm, 25 July 2017

Timezone: 

Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)

Location: 

Mornington Island
Queensland

Job category: 

  • Senior management

Type of vacancy: 

Full time
Ongoing

Salary and conditions: 

$80–100,000 relative to experience
  • Access to company motor vehicle
  • Subsidised accommodation and utilities
  • 4 weeks’ annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
  • Additional week of leave upon completion of 6 months’ work

Job description/overview: 

Reporting to the MGAC Board and managing a small team, the general manager will be based on Mornington Island and responsible for:

  • Delivery of MGAC youth and community education and arts programs;
  • Overseeing the successful operations of the Arts Centre and studios, promoting existing and emerging artists and driving art sales locally and internationally;
  • Overseeing the day to day operations of Youth Hub and Activity Centre;
  • Building and managing strong relationships with the local community to preserve and promote indigenous art and culture in the region;
  • Developing new and innovative programs for engaging the community members within existing MGAC infrastructure; and
  • Delivery of the MGAC business plan through a period of change.

Selection criteria

  • Experience in leading and managing Indigenous cultural centre and/or youth development and education programs
  • Demonstrated experience in the delivery of Indigenous or non-Indigenous arts and craft or community arts projects
  • Outstanding people leadership skills developed through a strong demonstrated background in leading, mentoring and training Indigenous staff;
  • Well-developed small business management capabilities including sales and marketing, financial administration and efficient office procedures
  • Proven ability to develop effective working relationships with members, employees, stakeholders and clients

Contact person and how to apply: 

Please email a copy of your resume to tracey.mayr@dfkkidsons.com.au.

For queries or a copy of the position description please contact Tracey Mayr on (07) 4031 1390.


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