About the role
The City of Parramatta opened its first multipurpose community hub at Wentworth Point on December 2019. Wentworth Point Community Centre and Library is a contemporary facility, designed to provide programs, services and spaces to fast growing local communities. It houses a public library with a book vending machine that is accessible 24 hours, quiet study space, community meeting and function rooms, dance studio, creative studio for maker space and exhibitions, music practice rooms, a co-working space for micro business people, a forecourt and a café.
This position is responsible for ensuring the effective daily operation of the Wentworth Point Community Centre and Library. Reporting to the Venue Manager and in close liaison with the Branch Librarian; to work with internal stakeholders to develop an integrated program of activities and events across the facility and source the delivery of services and activities through partnerships either internal or external to Council.
The Operation Coordinator will be responsible for direct management of the Community Centre's booking procedure and system with support from the venue team and technical support officer. This position will be responsible in coordinating the operation use of the hub including building access and safety procedure; and facility maintenance.
About the person
The successful candidate should have previous experience in managing a multi-purpose community/cultural facility including booking and ticketing system. Must have strong leadership experience with minimum 2 years in a supervisory or coordinator role, working with a multi-disciplinary team and other stakeholders.
It is essential for applicants to have a venue management/community facilities management qualifications or similar, with demonstrated understanding of the operations of community facilities, preferably those which house lifelong learning, community access, health promotion, arts and cultural programming.
What’s on offer
We are offering a permanent full time position with an attractive salary including Superannuation. City of Parramatta also offer excellent employee benefits which can be accessed by the successful candidate.
Want to know more?
Further information regarding the requirements of this role can be found in the attached Position Description, alternatively for a confidential discussion please contact Chillet Medel on (02) 9806 8547.
How to apply
Candidates MUST apply online at https://www.cityofparramatta.nsw.gov.au/about-parramatta/careers and answer the position selection criteria. Applications close at 11:30pm, 24 September 2020 and will not be accepted through any other medium.
Prohibited persons as defined under the NSW Child Protection Act are not eligible to apply. A copy of a valid Working with Children Clearance must be presented at Interview.
This position requires the preferred candidate to undergo a Criminal History Records check. A criminal history does not necessarily disqualify a prospective candidate from selection.
The City of Parramatta supports a Drug and Alcohol free working environment and employees may be subject to random testing as a result.
City of Parramatta Council embraces diversity and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from Multicultural backgrounds and people with disability. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace.
Please note you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident or have unlimited working rights in Australia to apply for this position.
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