The ALC is seeking a full time Music Support Officer to join our Music Program and assist the Music Coordinator in the delivery and logistics of the Music Program in Angurugu, Umbakumba, Milyakburra and other locations as required.
The Music Program supports and maintains 3 recording mini studios in Alyangula, Umbakumba and Milyakburra community schools and assists Warumamayla staff with the delivery of music programs in the schools. Additionally the program trains Warnumamayla to deliver event support, sound recording and professional audio (PA) services to other agencies through the Angurugu, Umbakumba and Milyakburra communities. The Music Program will engage other Territory and National networks and training providers to foster musical talent and the professional development of the Warumamayla musicians, including promoting their work and music to wider national audiences through social media platforms.
Accommodation is not provided with this position.
- Organise logistics of the Music team and equipment.
- Build relationships with community to:
- Encourage involvement in the program.
- Seek cultural knowledge to provide guidance on the music program to ensure it is relevant to community interests
- Mentor and provide training to community members in different areas of the music program
- Assist with the development of local musical talent
- Provide support to community recording projects
- Assist with the implantation of music programs within schools.
- Assist with the set up and pack down of equipment.
- Assist with setting up music rooms in cultural centres and completing music equipment audits.
- Demonstrated ability in music, sound recording and digital music production.
- A willingness to develop programs that preserve and promote the music and language of the Traditional Owners.
- A demonstrable understanding of the principles of community development in an Indigenous context.
- Demonstrable ability to communicate, network and build and maintain strong and effective relationships within an indigenous community.
- Ability to communicate efficiently at all levels within a diverse organisation, including liaising with both internal and external stakeholders and clients.
- Possess a current and valid Australian driver’s Licence.
- Current Working with Children clearance or ability to obtain.
- Previous experience working in a remote Indigenous community
- Demonstrable national music industry knowledge and networks.
- High level of technical expertise and knowledge of musical instruments, digital sound recording and production and digital film production.
- Ability to competently operate a 4WD vehicle in off-road conditions or willingness to learn.
Pre-employment screening, including an AFP criminal record check, may be undertaken on the person who is being recommended for appointment.
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