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Project Officer Touring

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Conservation Officers
Contract Full Time
Canberra
2 days ago
80,162

The occupant of this position reports to the Manager of Touring Exhibitions and will
liaise and work with staff across the Gallery from Curatorial, Registration, Conservation,
Marketing & Public Programs.

The occupant of this position will be responsible for the development, implementation,
promotion, and evaluation of the Touring Exhibitions Program as delivered within the
Touring Exhibitions Section and Sections appropriate to the National Gallery’s
objectives.

This is a full-time, ongoing employment opportunity available within the Touring
Exhibitions Department.

How to apply
If you are interested in this role you must submit a current resume/CV, the NGA
Personal Particulars form and a brief statement of claims addressing the selection
criteria (1–2 page pitch), which details your skills, experience and qualifications which
are relevant to this position. Please note that the selection criteria do not need to be
addressed individually.

Contact
Further information about the position may be obtained by contacting Mary-Lou Nugent
on (02) 6240 6650 or mary-lou.nugent@nga.gov.au. The Recruitment Officer may also
be contacted on (02) 6240 6625.

Closing date
Applications close at midnight on Wednesday, 27 October 2021 and should be
emailed to recruitment@nga.gov.au.

 


Position Title: Project Officer Touring

Position Number: 6073

NGA Level: NGA Level 6

Employment Status: Full-Time, Ongoing

Department Touring Exhibitions

Portfolio: Artistic Program

Immediate Supervisor: Manager Travelling Exhibitions

Direct Reports: NIL

Position Location: National Gallery of Australia - Parkes

Requirements:

 

Australian Citizenship

Police Check


About the National Gallery

The National Gallery of Australia (the National Gallery) is one of Australia’s leading visual
arts institutions. The National Gallery is based in Canberra and is a vital part of the
Australian cultural landscape. Our Purpose is to collect, preserve, promote, and share the
national collection of art. The Vision of the National Gallery is to inspire creativity, inclusivity,
engagement and learning through artists and art. Our Mission is to lead a progressive
national cultural agenda by championing art and its value in our lives. Our Values include
excellence, creativity, courage, respect, and accountability.

The Touring Exhibitions Department is responsible for increasing public access to the
Gallery’s collections through a program that serves to develop and enrich existing and new
audiences in regional, remote, and metropolitan locations across Australia and occasionally
overseas.

 

Working at the National Gallery

When you work at the National Gallery you will be exposed to some of the world’s leading
Australian and international art and artists. We are located in the parliamentary triangle on
the waterfront and your lunchtimes can be spent in our beautiful sculpture garden or walking
or cycling around Lake Burley Griffin.

We support flexible working practices, including working from home, and you will have
access to low-cost, onsite car parking.

The National Gallery is committed to the health, safety and wellbeing of our people and we
expect our people to share this commitment and work safely at all times.


We value the contribution that a diverse workforce brings, and applications are encouraged
from First Nations people, people with a disability, culturally and linguistically diverse people
and LGBTQI people.

Overview of the role
The occupant of this position reports to the Manager of Touring Exhibitions and will liaise
and work with staff across the Gallery from Curatorial, Registration, Conservation, Marketing
& Public Programs.

The occupant of this position will be responsible for the development, implementation,
promotion, and evaluation of the Touring Exhibitions Program as delivered within the Touring
Exhibitions Section and Sections appropriate to the National Gallery’s objectives.


Our ideal candidate
Our ideal candidate will have a strong knowledge and appreciation of the visual arts. Your
high-level understanding of museum standards provides you with the knowledge to display
works of art appropriately while having regard to conservation requirements.

Working in a team is important to you. You are a self-starter who is flexible and work
collaboratively and creatively with stakeholders to meet deadlines.

Your highly developed project management, organisational and communication skills will
ensure you can operate in our ever-changing environment.

What you will do
In accordance with APS 6 work level standards, and with support from the Manager of
Touring Exhibitions you will:

1. Project manage, develop, implement, promote, and coordinate all aspects of designated
touring exhibitions.

2. Ensure that National Gallery touring exhibitions are delivered offsite ensuring Care of
the Collection requirements are met.

3. Supervise, motivate, and manage multi-disciplinary teams.

4. Prepare, collate, and monitor work programs and related documentation including risk
assessments, job safety analyses, forward plans, work schedules, budgets, contracts,
statistics and correspondence for the Department and Program.

5. Coordinate grants and sponsorship approvals and produce reports, acquittals, collation
of statistics and correspondence for the Touring Exhibitions Section and Program.

6. Research, evaluate, develop, document and review touring exhibition and corporate
documentation.

7. Develop and nurture professional contacts and relevant Touring Exhibitions
stakeholders with particular emphasis on state, metropolitan, regional, remote, and
international venues, communities, and industry bodies.


Who we are looking for
We are seeking a candidate who has experience in displaying and handling works of art and
has a sound knowledge of the visual arts.

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate to following:


1. Versatility, flexibility and who can display creativity in aligning your work with the

strategic priorities of the National Gallery.

2. Highly developed project management skills and experience in managing your and your
team’s workload to achieve results, including working within budget.

3. The ability to communicate with influence, including listening actively and clearly
articulating your message in both oral and written forms, enabling you to negotiate
effectively.

4. The ability to act with integrity, showing accountability, judgement, and
professionalism.

5. Experience in supporting productive working relationships, including valuing
diversity, to develop and maintain networks in the touring exhibitions program.


How to apply
You should provide a tailored CV (maximum of three pages) along with a statement of no
more than two pages that outlines your skills, capabilities, and experience, against the role
description and our ideal candidate information above.

You do not need to address individual selection criteria, however, in your response you
should keep in mind the capabilities and behaviours required to be successful for this role,
as identified in the ‘Who are we looking for?’ section.

In your statement, try not to duplicate information that can be found in your CV, but do
highlight any specific examples or achievements that demonstrate your ability to perform the
role.

Qualifications, Certifications and Registrations

  • Tertiary qualifications in Visual Art, Education and/or Museum Studies or relevant
experience is essential.


Note: In line with National Gallery recruitment practices, you must hold Australian Citizenship and satisfy a police check.

The requirement to hold Australian Citizenship may be waived under exceptional circumstances.

Salary Details*
NameAmount
Salary Type Normal Wages
Base Salary $80,162
Superannuation 9.5%
Bonus offered No
Total Package $87,777
* Salary details are calculated without bonus and monthly payout as per tax bracket without tax threshold and other allowances. Its always good to confirm these details with the employer or recruiter.
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