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CURATORIAL PROJECT OFFICER, ASIAN ART

VPS 3.1: $65,713 gross per annum + 9.5% superannuation

Full Time, Fixed Term for 3 Years

Closing date for applications: 5pm on 23 February, 2018

The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is seeking a Curatorial Project Officer, Asian Art who will be responsible for the provision of a range of administrative duties under the direct supervision of the Senior Curator, Asian Art.

ABOUT THE POSITION:

You will provide high quality administrative support for the department including project schedules, travel planning, departmental calendars, preparing paperwork and correspondence and respond to general enquiries 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.
  • Contributing to the safekeeping, cataloguing, maintenance and augmentation of the collection, drafting acquisition reports and cultural gift applications and administering the departments acquisition process 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 Asian Art.  Previous experience in administering or assisting with exhibitions, public programs or collections and a sound knowledge of the creative industries is desirable. You can prepare briefs, letters, emails and reports using clear, concise and grammatically correct language, ensuring written communications contain necessary information to achieve their purpose. You also confidently convey ideas and information in a clear and interesting way.

You are adaptable, open to new ideas, accept changed priorities without undue discomfort and recognise the merits of different options and act accordingly. You can identify processes, tasks and resources required to achieve a goal, identifying more and less critical activities and operate accordingly, reviewing and adjusting as required, developing and implementing systems and procedures to guide work and track progress. You are constantly looking for continuous improvement opportunities and ways to innovate, and encourage others to do the same, making specific changes in work methods to improve the outcome, quality and timeliness of services

For more details refer to the role statement attached.

HOW TO APPLY

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 jobapplications@ngv.vic.gov.au or forward your application to Job Applications, Human Resources, National Gallery of Victoria, PO Box 7259, Melbourne VIC 3004 by 5pm on February 23, 2018.

Download the role statement in Adobe Acrobat format

WEB DESIGNER (CASUAL POSITIONS)

VPS 2.2: $36.70 per hour + 9.5% superannuation

Closing date for applications: 5pm on 23 February, 2018.

The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is seeking casual Web Designers who under the direction of the Senior Web Designer and working within a team will assist with day-to-day web design and production.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

To be successful you will have an approved degree or diploma in Multimedia, Visual Arts, Graphic Design or related disciplines, coupled with experience as a web designer and developer as evidenced with a strong portfolio.  You will also have experience with contemporary web design workflows and tools e.g. Photoshop/Sketch, Coda, Invision, and knowledge of up-to-date design practices e.g. responsive layouts, interface motion design, ‘web app’ design principles, and design/UX research.  You have knowledge and experience in front-end development including HTML/CSS/jQuery and WordPress, experience with Mailchimp, Wordfly, and Shopify will be advantageous.

ABOUT THE POSITION:

You will assist the Senior Web Designer with the daily operations of web design, the delivery of online projects, products and services including web and digital design for the NGV website and related web platforms, marketing and social media outputs, digital signage, digital publications, e-news, interactive applications, and audiovisual content. Other key responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in the content design and development process of web and interactive projects, from liaison with relevant NGV stakeholders, collating of digital content, design of interface and graphic elements, through to final publishing, including seeking approvals and copyright, and ensuring adherence to style guide and quality standards.
  • Collaborating with the Multimedia team to gather, manage and organise content, and to manage copyright and other rights issues, and provide production support for publishing of a broad range of digital content.
  • Assisting with any research, special projects or other duties as directed that assist the Multimedia department in meeting its objectives.

For more details refer to the role statement attached.

HOW TO APPLY

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, portfolio in PDF or online format and resume to jobapplications@ngv.vic.gov.au or forward your application to Job Applications, Human Resources, National Gallery of Victoria, PO Box 7259, Melbourne VIC 3004 by 5pm on February 23, 2018.

Download the role statement in Adobe Acrobat format

The National Gallery of Victoria is an Equal Opportunity Employer who values diversity in the workplace. As such, the National Gallery of Victoria encourages applications from people with diverse cultural backgrounds and it is our policy to consider reasonable adjustments for qualified applicants with disabilities.

To submit an application, please send:

  • covering letter
  • statement addressing the key selection criteria in the role statement
  • your curriculum vitae (CV)

E-mail
jobapplications@ngv.vic.gov.au

By post
Human Resources Manager
National Gallery of Victoria
PO Box 7259
Melbourne VIC 3004