Tjungu Palya – Art Centre Manager & Studio Manager

Tjungu Palya artists and directors are seeking a dynamic duo to manage their art centre business and studio in the remote community of Nyapari on the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Lands in the far north-west corner of South Australia.

Currently recruiting two positions; an Art Centre Manager and a Studio Manager, these individuals will need to have highly developed aesthetic skills and be motivated arts professionals.

The Art Centre Manager role requires strong leadership and the ability to deliver on artistic and community driven projects with exceptional outcomes as directed by the Tjungu Palya Board. The Art Centre Manager will be able to inspire and lead a team of arts workers as well as manage national and international networks and relationships.

Reporting to the Art Centre Manager the Studio Manager will work closely with artists and art workers to support their artistic and professional development and provide Art Centre administration support, studio management, social services support and project support as instructed by the Art Centre Manager.

Both roles require excellent interpersonal skills, a capacity to work effectively across cultures, and a genuine commitment to Indigenous self-determination. Strong management and analytical skills are essential for ensuring effective operations of Tjungu Palya Aboriginal Corporation as well as a solid understanding of the fine art industry.

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Applications must reach our office by 5:00pm on Friday the 8th of June 2018.

(L-R) Tjungu Palya artists Angkaliya Curtis and Helen Curtis, image courtesy Tjungu Palya Arts
10 May8 June 2018