The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is seeking a Curatorial Project Officer, Australian Painting, Sculpture and Decorative Arts to 1980 who will be responsible for the provision of a range of administrative duties and project management under the direct supervision of the Senior Curator.
You will provide high quality administrative support for the department including project schedules, planning, research and curatorial support related to the collection, exhibitions and departmental activities. Other key responsibilities include:
Assisting the Senior Curator with the development and implementation of gallery displays and exhibitions.
Providing high quality administrative support for the department including project schedules, travel planning, departmental calendars, preparing paperwork and correspondence.
Contributing to the safekeeping, cataloguing, maintenance and augmentation of the collection, drafting acquisition reports and cultural gift applications in consultation with the Senior Curator.
Researching, collating and producing content for publication, online and marketing material related to the collection, exhibitions and public programs, in consultation with the Senior Curator.
Delivering or participating in floor talks, presentations and panels linked to the department’s exhibition program and collection, in consultation with the Senior Curator and Public Programs.
Ensuring the maintenance and collation of verbal, written and statistical records and assisting with reports and proposals
To be successful you will have a tertiary qualification in Art History, Fine Arts or equivalent coupled with sound knowledge of the history and development of Australian Painting, Sculpture and Decorative Arts up to 1980. Previous experience in administering or assisting with exhibitions, public programs or collections and a sound knowledge of the creative industries is desirable.
For more details refer to the role statement located on our website.
To apply for this role, please send a covering letter, a separate statement addressing each of the key selection criteria as they relate to the job accountabilities and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or forward your application to Job Applications, Human Resources, National Gallery of Victoria, PO Box 7259, Melbourne VIC 3004 by 5pm on February 5, 2019.