Careers

​Arts Project Australia is supported by a highly qualified team of staff and volunteers, who support, promote and advocate for our artists.

NEW JOB: STAFF ARTIST SPECIALIST – CERAMICS

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POSITION SCOPE

We are seeking expressions of interest from suitably experienced ceramics practitioners who are proficient in all areas of ceramics including managing the firing process (we have our own kiln). The successful applicant will manage our ceramics program. This position works 7 hours per week each Tuesday. There may also be an option to include one additional day as a General Staff Artist in the 2D program.

SELECTION CRITERIA


Essential Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Tertiary qualification in Fine Art or higher in ceramics.
  • Creative capacity reflected in personal art making.
  • Up-to-date knowledge in all aspects of ceramics and the industry.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working in art speciality.
  • Demonstrated experience working in a high-energy fast-paced studio environment.
  • Ability to lead, support, mentor and motivate individuals in the creative process of art making.
  • Capacity to communicate effectively with people with cognitive limitations.
  • Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills including advocacy and negotiation skills.
  • Demonstrated positive OH&S practices.
  • Current Victorian drivers licence.

Desirable Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to effectively organise field trips/events/workshops.
  • Experience working with arts/disability organisations.
POSITION DETAILS

Permanent Part-time: Tuesday 9am-4.30pm, with additional training and planning days as advised. *There may also be an option to include one additional day as a Genera Staff Artist in the 2D program.

For a full position description, download the PDF here:
POSITION DESCRIPTION: STAFF ARTIST SPECIALIST – CERAMICS

APPLICATION SUBMISSION DETAILS

Arts Project Australia seeks applications from interested and experienced ceramicists who must include the following in their application:

  • CV (2 pages max, include relevant printmaking and other experience)
  • A brief cover letter/introduction (in the body of email application)
  • A concise response to each of the key selection criteria (max 2 pages total)
  • Examples of your work (document no bigger than 1mb in a PDF or Word Doc)
  • Two professional referee contacts (name, email, and phone number only)

Applications should be emailed to James McDonald, Studio Manager at james.mcdonald@artsproject.org.au.

DUE DATE

Applications are due via email no later than 5pm on Friday 24 February 2017.

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I have a job I love in such a narrow industry for which we all spend a lot of time studying…It’s important to work in a place which aligns with your values.
– Arts Project Staff Member

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