Castlemaine Art Museum

General Manager

Castlemaine Art Museum (CAM) is seeking a General Manager. CAM connects people through art, history, place and ideas, striving to be bold in its curation and interpretation of historical and contemporary art, sparking new connections and ideas. 

The General Manager supports the Director, CAM Renewal in the creation and realisation of an outstanding program of exhibitions, public programs and the care and development of CAM’s collection, with primary responsibilities in assisting the Director and the CAM Board to achieve organisational and financial sustainability, and for the development of CAM’s facilities and infrastructure. 

The position is 0.8 full time equivalent (four days per week).

A position description outlining key duties, responsibilities and details for applicants can be accessed here.  


Skills, Personal Competencies and Qualities

  • Integrity, optimism and capacity to embrace the values of CAM (outlined in PD)

  • Interest in and commitment to the arts

  • Tertiary qualifications and/or relevant professional experience and expertise in finance, governance and operations of an arts or not-for-profit organisation

  • Excellent oral and written communications, negotiation and interpersonal skills

  • Experience in strategic planning, policy development and project management 

  • Financial literacy and management track record

  • Knowledge of arts funding bodies and ability in fundraising and stakeholder relations

  • Commitment to audience experience and development

  • Experience in working collaboratively and positively with colleagues

  • Capacity for multi-tasking


Applications should be forwarded to Naomi Cass, Director, CAM Renewal at

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a short statement addressing each of the key selection criteria and contact details for three referees.

Applications close Friday 9 October 2020.

Applications are encouraged from applicants based in Central Victoria.

Castlemaine Art Museum acknowledges the Dja Dja Wurrung as the Traditional Owners of the country on which CAM stands, recognising continuing connection to land, waters and culture. CAM pays respects to Dja Dja Wurrung Elders, past, present and emerging and to other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living within our region.

Castlemaine Art Museum (opens in new window)
Opportunity Type
Part Time
CEO & General Management

Regional Victoria

Pay information
$80,000 - $100,000
$78,840 p.a
Closing Date