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Indigenous Program Coordinator

Learning and Access
NGA Level 5/6
Position No. 6021

The Indigenous Program Coordinator works as part of a team in the production and delivery of educational and public programs in the visual arts for Gallery audiences, with primary responsibility for the coordination of the National Gallery of Australia and Wesfarmers Arts Indigenous Fellowship and Leadership Programs and other associated professional development opportunities in the arts for Indigenous people. The Wesfarmers programs have been established to increase Indigenous participation and employment within the visual arts and collecting institutions sector.

The Indigenous Program Coordinator reports to the Manager of Learning and Access Programs and Head of Learning and Access, working closely with the Gallery’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Department, the Program Advisory Committee and Wesfarmers - the program sponsors.

After hours and weekend work will be required on an ad hoc basis.

Duty Statement

Under general direction:

Selection Criteria


Job Specific WH&S Requirements / Information for Supervisor and Occupant

The Indigenous Program Coordinator, Learning & Access Programs, is expected to take all reasonable, practicable steps to ensure the health and safety of all by supporting and participating in initiatives aimed at improving health and safety in the NGA, particularly through the process of continuous improvement. This includes ensuring tasks and procedures are undertaken in a manner which safeguards the health and safety of NGA employees, contractors, volunteers and visitors and ensuring the NGA’s legal obligations for WH&S are met in relation to systems of work.

Within one month of commencing in the position the occupant, in discussion with his/her supervisor, must complete an Individual Development and Performance Agreement and Health and Safety Responsibilities checklist to identify any section specific WH&S issues and training required.


Administrative Details

Position number: 6021
Position: Indigenous Program Coordinator
Classification: NGA Level 5/6
Program: Curatorial and Educational Services
Section: Learning and Access
Immediate Supervisor: Manager, Learning and Access Programs
Status: Non-ongoing - specified task
Hours per week: Full time 37.5