Manager Cultural Development - Moreland City Council

Job Title: Manager Cultural Development - Moreland City Council
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JO-2002-99444_1581655011
Contact Name: Olivia O'Shea
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 18, 2020 08:13

Job Description

  • Bring your strong leadership experience in the creative & library sectors
  • Bring your contemporary approach and innovative ideas
  • Create great outcomes for the Moreland community

Moreland is a vibrant and energetic place, highly regarded for its cosmopolitan community, array of fabulous festivals, cool pools, eclectic shops, scenic bike paths and its community of artists and creative industries. A progressive council with 180,000 residents, Moreland is proud of its diversity and its ambitions for environmental sustainability, social justice and community wellbeing. With its Civic Centre located in Coburg, just 8 kilometers north of Melbourne's CBD, there are excellent public transport options and great food and cafés right at their doorstep. Moreland City Council is a great place to live, work and play.

Moreland Council strives to be a contemporary, innovative and collaborative organisation with a deep commitment to, and engagement with, their community. Council's programs and strategies in the arts, libraries and cultural development are a key priority.

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A rare vacancy now exists for a Manager Cultural Development to join Moreland City Council, to continue the strong delivery of services and programs while fostering innovative new ideas. As the Manager, you will embed robust library, arts and festival planning strategies and programs that support the changing needs and expectations of the Moreland community. You will ensure a collaborative and integrated approach across council in effectively delivering these services, programs and strategic directions.

Reporting to the Director Community Development, this is a fantastic opportunity for a candidate with proven leadership experience in arts, culture and / or libraries within the public sector and who is particularly passionate about Moreland and their commitment to visual and performing arts, culture, events and libraries. You will demonstrate strong customer service values; a commitment to continuous improvement; and skills at forming credible partnerships and relationships with stakeholders both internal and external to your organisation. You will be highly regarded for your inspiring staff leadership and ability to drive and empower your team to deliver high quality outcomes within a positive organisational culture environment

Moreland City Council is proudly diverse and an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, people with disability, and people from every culture, gender and sexuality identity, age and ethnic background. Moreland City Council is committed to being a Child Safe organisation and has zero tolerance for child abuse.

To apply, please click the "Apply Now" button and upload your resume. For further information or a confidential conversation, please contact Melanie Pecanek on 03 9929 9587 or Patrick Courtney on 03 9929 9537. For a copy of the PD, please email Paris Plompen at