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ASSISTANT EXHIBITIONS AND COLLECTIONS TECHNICIAN (CASUAL POSITIONS)

VPS 2.1.4: $34.59 per hour plus 9.5% superannuation
Closing date for applications: 5pm on 26 February 2019

Our Exhibitions and Collections Operations department regularly requires the services of Assistant Exhibitions and Collections Technicians to support the permanent team through the installing and lighting of both artworks and display support material for a range of exhibitions, events, collection displays, collection management activities and programs.

We are looking to recruit individuals who are able to demonstrate an aptitude and/or sound knowledge of:

  • the technical methods of art handling;
  • international museum standard exhibition lighting;
  • event / theatrical lighting;
  • carpentry / construction / tool usage;
  • installation of display support materials;
  • conservation best practice standards.

Proven experience in any/all of the above will be considered along with demonstrating the ability to acquire new knowledge, skills, and techniques, as required.

Experience in mount making, silver solder and/or welding experience would be advantageous.  The possession of a current class “LF” Work Cover forklift license, a scissor lift operating ticket, an endorsed truck licence and a current Australian drivers licence and/or a rigging ticket would be beneficial.

The lifting and movement of heavy objects is an inherent requirement of these positions, therefore the preferred candidates will be required to undergo a functional pre-employment assessment.

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 26 February, 2019.

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 26, 2019.

Download the role statement in Adobe Acrobat format

COORDINATING REGISTRAR, EXHIBITIONS

VPS 5.1: $96,942 gross per annum + 9.5% superannuation
Fixed Term for 3 years
Closing date for applications: 5pm on 26 February 2019

The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is seeking a Coordinating Registrar, Exhibitions to lead a team of Registration staff responsible for managing the registration aspects of temporary exhibitions.  You will also plays a key senior role in contributing to the development and implementation of policies and procedures related to exhibition registration.

ABOUT THE POSITION:
You will be responsible for managing the registration aspects of the NGV’s temporary exhibitions, which includes actively participating and contributing to exhibition planning meetings, and liaising with relevant stakeholders, such as lenders, artists, freight forwarders, insurance and transport companies.  Other key responsibilities include:

  • Managing staff by aligning the team with the NGV’s organisational values and goals through effective people management and modelling.
  • Coordinating local, national and international art consignments, including the preparation of documentation and correspondence to comply with legal, ethical and procedural requirements and act as a courier for works of art as required.
  • Responsibly manage risk and resources in the Exhibitions section, including sound financial and contract management, insurance and indemnity.  This includes managing departmental budgets for temporary exhibitions.
  • Contributing to the development and implementation of Registration policies and procedures, with a particular focus on exhibitions and associated loan activities.

To be successful you will have knowledge of and demonstrated experience in the application of the principles and practices of professional museum registration methods and be able to demonstrate up to date engagement with contemporary issues in collection management and registration.

You can develop, implement and evaluate processes and systems to guide the work of the team, ensuring processes contribute to the NGV’s goals and priorities; assesses the long-term impacts of decisions and systems and identifies areas where change is required and identifies new ways of doing things.

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 26, 2019.

Download the role statement in Adobe Acrobat format

HEAD OF REGISTRATION

VPS 6.1 $118,908 gross per annum + 9.5% superannuation
Fixed Term for 3 years
Closing date for applications: 5pm on 26 February 2019

The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is seeking a Head of Registration to manage the Registration department.

ABOUT THE POSITION:
You will be responsible for leading the Registration department’s activities, including documentation of the collection, handling, packing, transport, couriering, accessioning, internal/external loans program, location tracking, inventories, public access, developing and maintaining storage systems and maintaining the computerised collection management system.  Other key responsibilities include:

  • Aligning the team with organisational values and goals through effective people management and modelling.
  • Working with the Assistant Director, Curatorial and Collection Management to develop and implement policies, processes, systems and plans for collection management activities to meet the NGV’s business plan.
  • Leading and participating in collaborative cross-disciplinary project teams, as required, including large-scale international exhibitions.
  • Preparing reports, briefing papers and other documents for the Council of Trustees, Executive Management Team, and other senior staff as required.

To be successful you will have extensive experience and knowledge of Registration activities within a major art museum or equivalent appropriate experience. You will entertain wide-ranging possibilities in developing a vision for the future and work across a number of time frames and consult, liaise and influence key stakeholders.

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 26, 2019.

Download the role statement in Adobe Acrobat format

LEARNING PROJECT ASSISTANT

VPS 2.1: $51,717 gross per annum + 9.5% superannuation
Full Time, Fixed Term for 1 year
Closing date for applications: 5pm on 27 February 2019.

The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is seeking a Learning Project Assistant who will provide high level administrative support to the NGV Learning team in planning, delivering and evaluating learning programs and initiatives that extend the reach of NGV Learning projects.

ABOUT THE POSITION:
You will contribute to extending the reach of NGV Learning by supporting the engagement of existing and new audiences through specific projects, including NGV school support programs and audiences.

You will provide administrative support related to NGV Learning projects, including planning timelines, resource bookings, scheduling meetings, preparing agendas and minutes, fielding incoming and outcoming correspondence, invoice processing and tracking budgets. You will assist with compiling, creating and managing project proposals, reports, evaluations and records related to NGV Learning projects.

To be successful you will have sound administrative knowledge and the ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal form. You will be detailed focussed, driven to achieve team goals, and organised with capacity to plan and prioritise workloads in order to achieve goals.

You constantly look for continuous improvement opportunities and ways to innovate and encourage others to do the same. You can identify processes, tasks and resources required to achieve a goal, identifying more and less critical activities and operating accordingly, reviewing and adjusting where required.

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 27, 2019.

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

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