The City of Charles Sturt is home to 105 diverse cultures that have made our City a vibrant and dynamic community unlike any other in South Australia. We celebrate this rich tapestry of culture within our community and define ourselves by highlighting our diversity.The City of Charles Sturt means the world is our brand and our reputation. "Means the world" is about highlighting not only what makes our City unique, but also celebrates how important the place we have chosen to call home is to each and every one of us. There is double meaning in this phrase as we join together to bring joy, culture, knowledge and share what is important to us. That is, what means the world to us.As an organisation of over 500 employees, we are committed to anticipating and responding to the needs of our growing and evolving community.  We prioritise the customer experience, and strive to create a unique and special people experience for all of our employees. We seek people passionate about what they do and who thrive on seeking creative solutions.About the TeamThe Urban Projects Portfolio provides leadership and strategic direction to internal and external stakeholders to identify synergies and opportunities for shared action in contributing to Council's vision as a leading liveable city. The Placemaking function focuses on the delivery, creation and activation of spaces and places that cultivate arts and cultural outcomes, exceptional placemaking experiences and authentic community engagement opportunities.About the JobAn exciting opportunity has emerged in our Urban Projects portfolio for a highly motivated, optimistic and experienced professional to contribute to the implementation of Council’s Place Making Framework. Your passion for Place Making and creative thinking ability will help to identify and deliver upon Place Making opportunities. As a Place Leader you will use outstanding communication and collaboration skills to develop strong and productive relationships with key stakeholders including community leaders, business owners, residents and communities of interest. You will be responsible for administering Council’s Arts & Culture Grant Program to support locally led projects, events, and initiatives and will use your community engagement experience to achieve great outcomes to deliver on key capital projects, along with your ability for Place Making advocacy both internally and externally to the organisation. About You:You will have the drive and commitment for connecting with communities and stakeholders to transform spaces into places people love within the City of Charles Sturt. We are seeking applications from candidates who are passionate about creating places, not designs and who are:  Innovative and creative thinker not afraid to test ideas in a quest to work with the community to solve problems, create unique experiences and build, revitalise, or reimagine public spaces.Skilled project manager with a collaborative approach that puts people at the heart of the process.Experienced in co-designing projects and collaboratively activating places based on a solid understanding of placemaking practices.Motivator, facilitator, and community engagement professional that capitalises on community assets, knowledge and uniqueness, uncovers joint aspirations, builds a shared vision, and inspires people to actively shape their neighbourhoods.Highly developed interpersonal skills with a strong focus on delivering excellence in community experience.A proven ability to successfully communicate with people at all levels. Well-developed time management and decision-making skills with the ability to manage competing deadlines. Current C Class Drivers Licence.  This position is offered as a full-time, fixed term contract until 30 June 2023 and is classified at Level 6, with a starting salary of $94,026 per annum + Super.A current unprohibited Employment Screening Check must be maintained for the duration of the employment period in this prescribed position.Click ‘Apply for this job’ to submit your application for this vacancy by 9am, Monday, 30 May 2022.For further information about this vacancy, please view the attached position description.Enquiries about this position may be made to Navian Iseut on 0419 923 009.Please be advised that the City of Charles Sturt have a policy on mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination for all employees, therefore as a condition of employment full vaccination (including boosters in line with ATAGI recommendations) against COVID-19 will be required.We champion unity in diversity, and aim to be an employer for all people. We are committed to representing our community within our workforce, shaping a collective future together.Position Description 94026 AUD Adelaide 5000