Assistant Director, Program and Strategy

Department of the Premier and CabinetVisit Website

  • SA CBD

Line of Business – Lot Fourteen Aboriginal Art & Cultures Centre



Role Purpose:
The Assistant Director, Program and Strategy for the Aboriginal Art and Cultures Centre (AACC) project will lead and drive the relevant areas of creative planning, programming, and curatorial strategy development to ensure that the AACC delivers a world-class cultural facility that achieves project objectives and best practice operations to the satisfaction of key stakeholders and the community. The role will act as the central coordination point between the collecting institutions to collaboratively develop their appropriate use within the AACC along with relevant national and global partners. Responsibilities include ensuring planning and delivery functions of the project are met including the development of the AACC’s artistic vision, programming, curatorial strategy, digital experience, collections logistics, stakeholder management, communications and change management activities. This role will work closely with the AACC design team to inform the detailed concept design and functionality to ensure it is in congruence with the artistic vision for the new facility. The AACC’s vision is to create – an extraordinary, immersive experience combining traditional storytelling with modern technology to deliver a major cultural tourist attractor and a source of pride for all South Australian, as the world learns more about the incredible story and unique cultures of Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.


Special Conditions:

  • This position is a SAES1 salary range from $167,239 – $200,000 p.a.
  • The Incumbent will be required to participate in the department’s Performance Management Program.
  • The Incumbent may be assigned to another position at this remuneration level or equivalent.
  • Some work outside of normal hours will be required.
  • Some interstate travel involving overnight absences will be required.
  • Applicants will be required to undergo the appropriate and relevant Employment Screening Assessment(s) required for this role in line with the DPC Employment Screening Policy.
    This role requires (please select one or both relevant for the role):
    ☒ Working with Children Check
    ☒ General Employment Probity Check
  • This is an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Designated Position, in accordance with sections 56(2) and 65 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984. Only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply.


  • Possess a relevant tertiary qualification in the creative industries, arts, fine arts or related discipline.


Contract Type:

Long Term Contract – Up to 36 months


SAES1 – Executive
$167,239 – $200,000 p.a.


Diane Dixon
Lot Fouteen – State Project Lead
Telephone: 0404 892 076
Email: [email protected]



Application Instructions:
All applications must be submitted online.
Applicants to submit a covering letter (maximum of two pages) relevant to the Role Description together with a current Resume. Applications should include the name, email address and contact number of three current referees. Applications close 11:00pm.


Applications close: 04/03/2021 11:00 PM



Flexibility Statement
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

Applications close 4th March, 2021 Apply Online

Assistant Director, Program and Strategy

Department of the Premier and Cabinet

$167,239 to $200,000
Consulting and Strategy
Work Type
Full Time - Fixed Term