ICT Applications Specialist


About us

Geelong Arts Centre is one of eleven Victorian State Government owned creative organisations under the umbrella of Creative Victoria. Since opening in 1981, Geelong Arts Centre has made significant artistic and cultural contributions to Geelong and the surrounding regions.

Geelong Arts Centre is currently undergoing a period of exciting and dynamic change. To meet the cultural needs of a growing population and help secure Geelong’s position as a global city, the Victorian State Government, through Creative Victoria, has committed funding for three stages of capital development. Stage One - the refurbishment of The Playhouse Theatre was completed in 2010. Stage Two - the Ryrie Street Redevelopment ($38.5m) was completed November 2019 and opened to the public on 7th November 2019. Stage Three - The Little Malop Street Redevelopment ($140m) commenced in 2019 and is planned for completion in 2023. This investment will result in a world-class arts facility becoming the cultural heart of Geelong and the G21 region.

Led by a dynamic CEO and Leadership Team, your contribution and expertise will be highly valued. We offer a great working environment in the creative heart of Geelong, working alongside passionate people who are committed to community and the Arts.

About the role

This is a unique opportunity to join the Geelong Arts Centre team in the role of ICT Applications Specialist.

The Applications Specialist will be a champion of ICT discovery, innovation and enablement.  The role is responsible for developing, maintaining, improving and supporting the current applications portfolio and implementing new solutions.  Working with a close-knit ICT team, this position will strive to innovate and improve the current applications, their business effectiveness and the user experience.  The ICT applications specialist will disseminate expert knowledge through quality documentation and the delivery of targeted training to realise increases in applications productivity.

With a strong focus on outcomes and using your customer first and innovation capabilities, the Applications Specialist will work with a wide range of stakeholders, and existing business applications, to drive an initiative from conception to delivery and sustained adoption.

The position provides specialist expertise to ensure stability and consistency of performance, availability and reliability of ICT applications.  The role will also develop a deep understanding of business process, data and reporting.

About you

The successful candidate will have:

  • Tertiary-level qualifications in Information Technology or related discipline.
  • 3+ years’ experience in ICT specialist Applications support and development, integration, infrastructure support and incident resolution/troubleshooting.
  • Strong experience delivering new applications, optimising existing and improving integration between various technologies.
  • Strong experience with contemporary business applications (eg ERP and CRM) as well as BI and reporting platforms such as Microsoft Power BI or Tableau.
  • Exceptional stakeholder engagement and management skills with key internal (including C-suite members) and external stakeholders.

Project management experience, arts sector exposure and experience with event/venue/ticketing management highly desirable.

For further detail about the role and its requirements, please download the position description available below.

Sound like you? Then we want to hear from you!

To apply for this opportunity please click the Apply Now button and provide a cover letter including your ability to meet the key requirements outlined in the position description, and a current CV.

Applications close Midnight 10 October 2022

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Please direct any queries to: employment@geelongartscentre.org.au attention Liza Cumming, Manager People and Culture.

Applicants will be required to undergo police and identity screening. First-round interviews will be conducted either face-to-face or online.

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 People.

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