Blue Mountains Aboriginal Culture and Resource Centre, an Aboriginal corporation (ICN 2827)

Since 1996, Blue Mountains Aboriginal Culture and Resource Centre (BMACRC) has worked towards our mission, which is:

'Fostering respect and unity in the Blue Mountains Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community by strengthening culture through community support, empowerment and embracing diversity to achieve self-determination.'

Closing date: 

2pm, 22 April 2015


Blue Mountains, Katoomba
New South Wales

Job category: 

  • Executive

Type of vacancy: 

Part time

Salary and conditions: 

SHaDS award Level 8.1

Job description/overview: 

BMACRC seeks an experienced manager to provide strategic leadership, oversee operations and to help us work towards meeting our objectives (below).  A crucial part of the role is ensuring a welcoming, stable and culturally safe environment for clients, members and our small, dedicated team of staff and volunteers.

The manager will ensure that quality, caring support is maintained and that we comply with our legal, contractual, financial, performance, risk and governance obligations. We expect the manager to have proven experience providing effective leadership in those areas.

The role has responsibility for consolidating and building up vital services and support that share culture, develop skills and strengthen the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community in the Blue Mountains Local Government Area (LGA). These currently include:

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Family Services, which assist children and their families though the Koori playgroup and the Family Worker Service
  • Aboriginal elders’ support services, which support our elders through the social support service, community lunches and the medical transport service
  • Cultural development
  • Bush garden program

It’s essential that the manager has demonstrated experience overseeing the delivery of programs, services and projects within budget and agreed timeframes. The manager must possess a strong understanding of financial management, including planning, budgets, reporting requirements and acquittal procedures.  The role also requires experience in strategic planning and in preparing funding submissions.

The position requires carrying out human resources management functions and understanding of relevant industrial relations laws needed to run a community organisation.

Aboriginality is a genuine qualification, authorised by Section 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.

Contact person and how to apply: 

To apply or make inquiries: An information package containing the position description and details about how to apply, is available at: or phone: 02) 4782 6569 and ask staff to leave your message.

Send applications by email to: or mail hard copy applications to:

Board of Directors
Blue Mountains Aboriginal Culture and Resource Centre
PO Box 334
Katoomba  NSW  2780

More information: 

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