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Working at Geelong Arts Centre

We employ over 130 passionate and motivated individuals in a wide range of roles including front-of-house staff, sound and lighting engineers and administrative staff. Our people are switched on, passionate about the arts and community-focussed. Interested in joining us?

Working in the centre of the arts and culture precinct, overlooking the historic Johnstone Park, you’ll enjoy the best the city has to offer with its proximity to Geelong Railway Station, cafes and shops.

You’ll also enjoy a range of added benefits, including the opportunity to receive free house seats and food and beverage discounts at our bar and café.

Current opportunities

Job Advertisement

Redevelopment Project Coordinator

  • 12 months fixed term
  • Part-time 30hrs per week

Are you an experienced Project Coordinator looking for a role where you can be a part of a once in a generation redevelopment?

Geelong Arts Centre has a fantastic opportunity for a Project Coordinator who can deliver effective and efficient administrative and project management support, liaise with a broad range of stakeholders and coordinate key project requirements to relevant stakeholders relating to the Centre’s $128 million Little Malop Street Redevelopment.

Essential requirements are:

  • experience in the coordination of projects within government, public and/or cultural infrastructure, during periods of major transformation
  • highly developed interpersonal skills, fostering trust and collaboration
  • excellent written and verbal communication
  • knowledge and experience in
    • procurement
    • project management software
    • current building regulations
    • OHS legislation
  • strong organisation skills with proven ability to manage competing demands, working under pressure and meeting deadlines
  • capability to liaise effectively with a wide range of stakeholders, including Government
  • the ability to problem solve, requiring minimal supervision to work independently as well as part of a team

Geelong Arts Centre offers a great working environment in the creative heart of Geelong, working alongside passionate people who are committed to community and the Arts, there has never been a more exciting time to come on board!

The Little Malop St redevelopment will expand the Centre’s capabilities to present the best art experiences to the community and contribute to Geelong’s recognition regionally, nationally and internationally as a creative city.

If you are looking to secure a great projects role where you will play a pivotal part in making this vision a reality we would love to hear from you!

Please send a cover letter telling us about your ability to meet the requirements outlined in the position description along with a current CV to: employment@geelongartscentre.org.au attention Xavier Thomson, Human Resources Assistant.

The position description is available here. For other enquiries, please contact Redevelopment Manager, Garry Snowdon on 03 5225 1265.

Geelong Arts Centre is an equal opportunity employer and values the contribution that diversity brings to the workplace.

Geelong Arts Centre is strongly committed to the safety and well-being of all children that interact with our organisation. We have zero tolerance for child abuse.

Geelong Arts Centre encourages and welcomes applications from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders Peoples.

Applications are open to those with full-working rights in Australia.

Applications close: Sunday 23 February 2020

Redevelopment Project Coordinator Position Description

Living in Geelong

Geelong is alive with a thriving arts and cultural sector, recent appointment as a UNESCO International City of Design, the City Council’s planning for ‘Clever and Creative’ future; and an exciting building redevelopment agenda for the Geelong Arts Centre.


Photo by Jiapeng Guang on Unsplash

Stage 2 of the Centre’s masterplan is a $38.5 million project due for completion in 2019 adding studios, co-working and new performing spaces to the Centre. This will be followed by Stage 3, with an election commitment from the Andrew’s Government for $128 million towards the project, which will complete the masterplan (estimated 2023).

Whether you’re looking for a sea change, a new challenge or simply a better quality of life, you’ll find it here in Geelong.

Enterprise Agreement

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