Coordinator Gallery & Public Art (Ref: 1083)

Employment Details
Closing Date: 8-Jun-2023 04:00 PM

About the position:

The position of Coordinator Gallery & Public Art is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Geraldton Regional Art Gallery (GRAG), taking care of both permanent collections and artworks for specific exhibitions, and for the supervision and capacity building of the Gallery, Public Art and Visitor Experience team members. Furthermore, the Coordinator oversees the promotion of art and creative activity across the Greater Geraldton area through the development and implementation of strategies that encourage greater community participation and engagement in art and creative opportunities.

This position is offered on a full-time basis of 38 hours per week for a fixed term period of 4 years, ending 30 June 2027.

Key accountabilities:

  • Coordinate the daily operations of the Geraldton Regional Art Gallery (GRAG), including the daily staffing requirements for both the Gallery and the Geraldton Visitor Centre.
  • Curate the City’s art collection, including making recommendations for acquisitions, maintaining the City of Greater Geraldton Collection Database, and organising overseeing the care, storage, security and deaccessioning of collection items.
  • Develop and implement comprehensive marketing and promotion strategies to increase gallery audiences, public interest and participation in art and creative
  • Oversee the daily operations of the Visitor Experience team and liaise with the Economic Development Team to ensure that the appropriate information and promotional tools for distribution through the Visitor Experiences Team are developed supporting the City’s vision of Geraldton as desirable tourist destination.

For further information view the position description: Coordinator Gallery & Public Art (Ref: 1083)

To gain a better understanding of the role, please call Trudi Cornish, Manager Libraries, Heritage & Gallery on 08 9956 6659.

Position requirements:

The successful applicant should have experience working within an arts and cultural discipline, preferably in a gallery setting and experience promoting arts and culture, including promoting access to the arts within marginalised groups. Additionally, this position requires substantial experience in project planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting outcomes as well as experience in managing complex projects within deadlines and budgets.

Completion of a pre-employment medical including alcohol and other substances testing is required of all positions at the City.

Remuneration and benefits:

A salary of $88,132 per annum or $44.60 per hour will be offered dependent on knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications.

Some of the additional benefits of working for the City include:

  • Up to 19.5% Superannuation 
  • 22 Annual Leave days per annum
  • Health & Wellbeing Program
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Career opportunities
  • Study Assistance
  • Centrally located
  • Free parking

Interested in applying?

To be considered for this vacancy, you must include the following documents in your application:

  1. A completed Application Form (to enable the E-Form, save the document to your computer desktop)
  2. A current resume
  3. A document addressing each of the selection criteria outlined in the roles position description (please refer to the Candidate Information Pack for further details)

Applications should be emailed to the Chief Executive Officer at or sent to: City of Greater Geraldton, PO Box 101, Geraldton WA 6531 by 4pm, Thursday 8 June 2023.


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