Arts Administrator

Canberra Glassworks
Closing Date
Sun, 28th April 2019
Position Type
Part Time
$45,000 - $50,000 pro rata

This role is responsible for providing support to the CEO in the application and acquittals processes for funding, implementing systems for capturing qualitative and quantitative data and for providing administrative support for reporting to the board. This position would suit an experienced administrator who is a team player, a great communicator and is keen to pursue a career in arts administration.
• Provide accurate and timely administrative support for grant applications for artsACT Key Arts Organisation and Out of Round funding, Australia Council for the Arts Four Year Funding and Visual Arts and Crafts Strategy funding and any other opportunities from Foundations etc. that may arise
• Collect and collate relevant quantitative and qualitative data and support material for grant acquittals and to guide future planning
• Implement and seek to improve Canberra Glassworks’ acquittal process focusing on assessment and acquittal frameworks and systems
• Maintain details of funding agreements in Canberra Glassworks’ register of agreements.
• Ensure programs are delivered in a manner that is responsible, professional, financially sound and in accordance with Canberra Glassworks’ policies and procedures
• Using the Cultural Development Network schema Measurable outcomes of cultural development activity, develop surveys for artists, visitors and participants
• Assist in Canberra Glassworks’ implementation of the evaluation of funding programs, including data gathering through our online platforms and systems to effectively project results
• Collate board reports and minute meetings
• Other duties as requested by the CEO
Other duties:
• Keep up to date with developments in the arts and philanthropic sectors.
• Developing a basic understanding of the operations of other roles within the organisation and a willingness to provide support when required.
• Experience with grant applications and acquittals
• Understanding of and adherence to business administration processes.
• Understanding of the art sector and funding opportunities
• Sound experience of and aptitude for, dealing with members of the public via phone and/or e-mail.
• Demonstrated ability to apply project management and organisational skills, including the ability to set priorities, schedule and to meet deadlines in a busy and demanding environment.
• Experience in the use of Microsoft suite and document management systems.
• Capacity to manage time effectively, identify workload priorities and meet deadlines.
• High levels of energy and commitment to the job.
• Experience in working in the arts industry and with artists
• Current First Aid Certificate
• Current ACT Drivers Licence (Manual)

Salary: $45,000 - $50,000 per annum pro rata (dependent on experience)
Hours: Part time 15.2 hours per week (7.6 hrs/day) Monday and Tuesday
Start date: May 2019
Term: 12 months (with 12 month option)
Enquiries: Julie Skate, CEO
02 6260 7005 or email
To apply: Please provide a cover letter which includes brief statements addressing the selection criteria and a current CV by email before 5pm on 28 April 2019

Please note that applications that do not address the selection criteria will not be considered


Enquiries: Julie Skate, CEO
02 6260 7005 or email

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