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17 Jan 2017: Tour Guide
Organisation: Shrine of Remembrance
Location: Melbourne
Type: Casual
Salary: $32.98 per hour
Closing Date: 30 Jan 2017

TOUR GUIDES - CASUAL EXCITING NEW HERITAGE INTERPRETATION ROLES - $32.98 PER HOUR

The Shrine of Remembrance is Victoria's pre-eminent memorial to the service and sacrifice of Australian men and women in times of war and peacekeeping. It is a building with a soul, sharing the stories of extraordinary people whose efforts and experiences shaped our nation. The Shrine is open seven days a week and more than one-million people engage in its commemorative and public educational programs each year.

The successful candidates for this position will join the Shrine at an exciting time as it is launching its first commercial tour offering to the visiting public. The Tour Guide role provides a rewarding opportunity for exceptional communicators to interpret this iconic landmark for our intrastate, interstate and international visitors. The successful candidates will undertake to deliver highly evocative interpretation tours, making a visit to the Shrine a memorable experience. These newly created casual positions report to the Visitor Services Manager who is responsible for the successful operation and financial performance of the Shrine's retail and commercial activities.

A copy of the position description is available at http://www.shrine.org.au/About-Us/People/Employment

For further information about this position please contact Anthony Langley on (03) 9661 8128.

Applications addressing the Selection Criteria contained in the position description should be emailed to HRServices@shrine.org.au by close of business Monday 30 January 2017.

Contact: Anthony Langley on (03)96618128 or via email.



17 Jan 2017: Director, Carrick Hill
Organisation: Carrick Hill
Location: Springfield, South Australia
Type: Full time
Salary: 108,705 - $113,013 p.a (ASO8)
Closing Date: 27 Jan 2017

Director, Carrick Hill - Unique Strategic Opportunity - 3 Year Fixed Term Position - $108,705- $113,013 p.a. (ASO8)

Ensure the strategic development, day to day management, corporate and business planning, organisational performance and projects of Carrick Hill.

About Carrick Hill:

Carrick Hill is Australia's most intact twentieth-century heritage house museum and garden and is a significant South Australian cultural tourism attraction. It comprises a major heritage building, being the previous home of Sir Edward and Lady Hayward; internationally significant art collections; original subsidiary buildings such as stables; and approximately 40 hectares of land which includes approximately 26 hectares of native bushland.

The Role:

Reporting to the Director, Cultural Heritage and Assets- Arts South Australia, this role is responsible for the strategic development of Carrick Hill, fostering and promoting excellence in the way the Trust operates, the day to day management of Carrick Hill, corporate and business planning, organisational performance, major initiatives and projects.

Skills and Experience:

The successful applicant will display sound knowledge and understanding of cultural tourism, arts programming and curation of house museums and gardens, coupled with the ability to work collaboratively with State and Commonwealth Public Sector Agencies. They will possess management skills in decision making, leadership of a small team, project coordination, negotiation, conflict resolution and advocacy. In addition, they will have demonstrated ability to strategically plan and effectively manage resources, including financial and human resources that achieve results coupled with excellent verbal and written communication skills including the ability to provide clear vision and liaise effectively.

Essential Qualifications:

A Bachelor degree in Arts/Management, Business Management or similar.

Special Conditions:

This is a temporary / term vacancy for up to 3 years. Some out of hours work and 'on call' arrangements as well as intra and interstate travel will be required. A driver's licence is essential.

Role Statement: If you wish to review the role statement, please visit https://apply.sa.gov.au/jobs/Pages/JobsSA.aspx and quote vacancy number: 2016-16992.

Role Enquiries: For confidential enquiries, please contact Richard Heathcote at Richard.heathcote@sa.gov.au

How to apply: To apply for this position applicants are required to submit a 2-page cover letter and CV, demonstrating their suitability for the role addressing the Selection Criteria (Section B of the Role Statement). Applicants are to include the name, address and contact number of three appropriate referees and quote the vacancy number in the subject line of the email and cover letter.

Please email applications to hannah.schultz@sa.gov.au

Applications close on Friday, 27/1/2017 at 5.00pm

Contact: Richard Heathcote on 08 8433 1700 or via email.



16 Jan 2017: Curator MAMA
Organisation: Murray Art Museum Albury
Location: Albury NSW
Type: Full Time
Salary: Excellent remuneration package available
Closing Date: 10 Feb 2017
  • Nationally recognised for innovations and architecture
  • Showcasing International exhibitions

This is a unique opportunity for a Curator to join MAMA's senior management team. As Curator, you will bring your vision and experience to the development of an ambitious program of contemporary art and practice. The curator will define MAMA's artistic direction and lead the exhibitions team in extending and interpreting MAMA's permanent collection.

For further information, please contact Bree Pickering, Director MAMA on 02 6023 8154 or visit the AlburyCity website www.alburycity.nsw.gov.au/jobs for the position description and application details.

Contact: Bree Pickering on 02 6023 8154 or via email.



16 Jan 2017: Curator
Organisation: National Museum of Australia
Location: Canberra
Type: Full-time, 18 months with the possibility of an ex
Salary: Between $74,522 and $83,525 plus superannuation
Closing Date: 26 Jan 2017

As a Curator you will take a leading role in the development of concepts and content for a new permanent gallery of environmental history, including collections acquisitions and documentation. You will be responsible for:

  • Providing expertise relating to Australian environmental history, the environmental humanities and/or related scholarly disciplines;
  • Helping to lead the development of a conceptual framework and content for a new gallery of environmental history;
  • Developing specific exhibition modules through the application of experience and skills in the effective blending of objects, text and multimedia within exhibits, to create a vibrant, meaningful and audience-centered experience;
  • Initiating and completing collections acquisitions work associated with the development of a new permanent gallery of environmental history, and completion of high quality collection records for these including photography/digitisation requests;
  • Undertaking media and other communications work associated with gallery development and collections acquisitions;
  • Assisting with the administration of collections documentation, data entry and processing of photography requests and copyright/licencing;
  • Ensuring that you have sufficient supervision, instruction and equipment to undertake your work safely.

More information can be found at: http://www.nma.gov.au/about_us/employment/jobs_asset_listing/curator-APS6

Contact: George Main on 0459 588 559 or via email.



16 Jan 2017: Education Assistants
Organisation: Australian War Memorial
Location: Campbell, ACT
Type: Casual
Salary: $52,900 - $57,405 pro-rata + 15.4% Superannuation
Closing Date: 30 Jan 2017

Education Assistants play a key role in the delivery of a range of face to face education and public programs to visitors to the Memorial, including school students, teachers, community, and other special interest groups. In addition, Education Assistants contribute to program development, deliver a range of front-of-house services, and assist with project work and administrative functions. As an Education Assistant you will have strong people skills and customer service, flexibility when working in a busy environment, and empathy for the purpose and mission of the Memorial.

Employment is of a casual nature, there are no set hours. Rostered shifts are based on the changing demands of visitor bookings. There are numerous positions available.

Experience working with children is required. Extensive knowledge of Australian military history is desirable but not essential.

Successful candidates must have the ability to obtain and maintain an ACT Working with Vulnerable People Registration.

For more information and to apply please refer to www.awm.gov.au/employment

Contact: Carlie Walker on 02 6243 4289 or via email.



16 Jan 2017: Regional Museum Officer
Organisation: Museum of the Riverina
Location: Wagga Wagga
Type: Full time
Salary: Min. $1392.45 gpw + super
Closing Date: 06 Feb 2017

Council is seeking a dynamic and highly skilled individual to take on the role of Regional Museum Officer within the team at the Museum of the Riverina, Wagga Wagga.

A key part of this role is to develop plans and seek funding for innovative projects which improve links between the Museum of the Riverina, the community of Wagga Wagga and our network of volunteer run museums across the Riverina region. This will include the coordination of region wide museum projects as well as the promotion of museum's regional outreach program to the volunteer museum sector.

You will be responsible for the development and delivery of training programs for staff and volunteers focusing on various aspects of museology including preventative conservation, documentation and interpretation of collections, exhibition development, project planning and grant writing.

To be successful in this role you must have museum or similar tertiary qualifications and work experience that reflect the requirements of this position

You need to be well organised, with excellent project management, communication and interpersonal skills along with the ability to work effectively in a team and independently.

A willingness and ability to work flexible hours including weekends is essential.

Interviews will be held in the week commencing Monday, 13 February 2017.

Hours: Full time, 38 hours per week
Remuneration: Min $1,392.45 gpw + superannuation
Enquiries: Luke Grealy - 02 6926 9652
Closing Date: Monday, 6 February 2017

Please note: All applications must include three (3) documents; a covering letter, current resume and statement addressing the position criteria contained within the Position Description. A template has been provided (below) for use with applications.

For more information and to apply, please visit www.wagga.nsw.gov.au/jobs

Contact: Luke Grealy on 02 6926 9652 or via email.



11 Jan 2017: Cataloguer, Digitisation Project
Organisation: National Gallery of Victoria
Location: Melbourne
Type: Full Time, Fixed Term until 30 June, 2017
Salary: VPS 2.1 $46,143 pro rata per annum + 9.5% superannuation
Closing Date: 20 Jan 2017

VPS 2.1 $46,143 gross per annum + 9.5% superannuation
Full time, Fixed Term until 30 June, 2017
Closing date for applications: 5pm on 20 January, 2017

The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is seeking a Cataloguer, Digitisation Project to contribute to the NGV Digitisation Project.

ABOUT THE POSITION:

Under the direction of the Senior Publications Coordinator and Digitisation Project Team you will work across collections to verify information on artworks ensuring it is accurate and that information is updated where necessary in the NGV's collection management database, Vernon. You will also ensure that all artworks related to the project are copyright cleared and that the NGV's image database Cumulus is updated with copyright status as artworks are catalogued. You will need to maintain accurate records of the artworks catalogued and copyright clearances achieved, producing weekly reports on each collection area. You will maintain the ongoing movement schedule of the artworks to the Photographic studio in consultation with the Senior Publications Coordinator, Digitisation Project Team and project photographers. You will track works photographed and ensure records are being published online; and actively communicate this progress to the Senior Publications Coordinator.

To be successful you will have demonstrated knowledge and experience of cataloguing standards, data entry, record keeping and collection data formats. You can regularly plan and track progress on work tasks, taking an organised and methodical approach to work, addressing priority tasks first. You observe fine details and can identify gaps in information and highlights practical considerations of plans and activities.

HOW TO APPLY?

For full application details and a copy of the role statement, please refer to our website https://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/about/people-and-careers/join-the-team/.

Applications close at 5pm on 20 January, 2017.

Contact: Angela Baker on 0386202388 or via email.



10 Jan 2017: Presenter, Melbourne Museum
Organisation: Museums Victoria
Location: Carlton VIC 3053
Type: Full time and Part time positions
Salary: $46,143 (pro rata, base of grade) + 9.5% superannuation.
Closing Date: 24 Jan 2017

Australia's largest public museum organisation is seeking Presenters at Melbourne Museum to deliver programs and activities to education and family audiences.

ABOUT MUSEUM VICTORIA:

Museum Victoria cares for the State scientific and cultural collections, providing visitor access, activities and events at five distinct venues: Melbourne Museum, Immigration Museum, Scienceworks, IMAX Cinema and world heritage listed Royal Exhibition Building. To learn more about Museum Victoria, please visit http://museumvictoria.com.au/about/

ABOUT THE POSITION:

Melbourne Museum is seeking Presenters to deliver programs and activities to education and family audiences. Enjoy the busy school term time facilitating education workshops and presentations to kindergartens, primary and secondary schools. Holiday periods see learning activities for families with young children all linked to the Museum's collection and research areas including science, technology and humanities. Position MV/7059 is part time irregular at minimum 45 hours per fortnight, rostered. The hours are generally 9.30am to 2.30pm weekdays during school term time with weekend work during the holidays. This position is ongoing and commences early March 2017. The other two position MV/NP are both part time irregular at minimum 45 hours per fortnight, rostered. The hours are generally 9.30am to 2.30pm weekdays during school term time with weekend work during the holidays. These positions are fixed term starting 6 March and ending 27 October 2016.

OTHER INFORMATION

The salary on offer is $46,143 (pro rata, base of grade) + 9.5% superannuation.

HOW TO APPLY?

To view the position description, search 'employment' at www.museumvictoria.com.au; for more information about this position, please contact Adrienne Leith 8341 7204. To apply, please send your Covering Letter, Resume and a statement addressing each of the Key Selection Criteria by visiting http://museumvistoria.com.au/employment/ Applications Close: Tuesday, 24 January 2017

Contact: Adrienne Leith on 03 8341 7204 or via email.



05 Jan 2017: Curatorial Manager (new position)
Organisation: Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
Location: Darwin
Type: Full time, three or four year contract available
Salary: $117,000 salary pa,
Closing Date: 23 Jan 2017
Job Title: Curatorial Manager (new position) Work Unit: Board of the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Curatorial Unit Terms: Full time, three or four year contract available Package: $117,000 salary pa, plus 9.5% superannuation, four weeks annual leave Location: Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin Responsible to: Assistant Director, Content and Innovation Direct reports: Darwin based curators- 3 Senior Curators, 4 Curators The Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT) is northern Australia's premier cultural institution. It offers a dynamic and diverse arts, science and cultural program to over 300,000 visitors each year across six sites. MAGNT's objective is to maintain the highest standards of excellence in preserving, researching, exhibiting and communicating the record of natural history, art and peoples of the Northern Territory. Its mission is 'making sense of the world by discovering and interpreting the past and present for the future'. Primary Objective Provide high level vision and leadership and guide the strategic development and planning of MAGNT's collections, research priorities, and interpretation projects. Develop audience focused projects and outcomes for the collections and initiate cross disciplinary curatorial activities. Key Responsibilities 1. Provide strategic integrated planning, advice, policy and reporting to ensure that an innovative and engaging cross disciplinary curatorial and collections program is offered that meets the needs of target audiences and MAGNT stakeholders. 2. Lead the research, development and implementation of a plan for the strategic development of the MAGNT collections, publications, site interpretation, and digital and web based projects. 3. Seek alternative modes of revenue for curatorial and collection projects and work closely with MAGNT�s Development Manager to strengthen relationships with benefactors and sponsors. 4. Work closely with the Engagement and Exhibitions teams to ensure the highest quality programs are incorporated into MAGNT�s public offering. 5. Lead and manage a high-performing curatorial team in the delivery of its functions and services through scheduling and prioritising work; monitoring and reviewing processes; providing performance feedback and staff learning and development opportunities; and ensuring that deadlines and budget commitments are met. 6. Develop and implement appropriate short and long term planning activities to form the basis for allocation of resources and the prioritisation of budgets, projects and programs. 7. Maintain and promote EEO, cultural diversity, WH&S and ethical principles and practices. 8. Develop and maintain professional networks and partnerships with external stakeholders including project partners, other cultural organisations, community groups and researchers. Selection Criteria Essential: 1. Relevant tertiary qualifications and extensive curatorial experience in one or more of MAGNT's curatorial areas with a record of a high level of scholarship 2. Significant experience in conceiving and delivering innovative audience focussed interpretation activities across a variety of platforms including public programs, exhibitions and publications. 3. Knowledge of strategic collection development, management and conservation. 4. Highly developed leadership and people management skills, including coaching and performance planning, measurement, feedback and development; ability to successfully lead multi-disciplinary teams. 5. Experience of developing and implementing strategy, including implementing change 6. Excellent interpersonal, persuasive, and oral and written communication skills with the ability to achieve buy-in from colleagues and to negotiate, advise and counsel to achieve agreed outcomes. 7. High level analytical and planning skills as well as demonstrated experience in project management methodology, budget development, sponsorship and grant applications. 8. An ability to interact effectively with people from different cultures and a sound understanding of Work Health Safety (WHS) practises to ensure WHS system compliance. Additional: This job requires some weekend and out of hours work. Further Information 1. For further information please visit our website at www.magnt.net.au 2. Contact Louise Tegart on 08 8999 8218 or via email at louise.tegart@nt.gov.au - Please address the selection criteria directly. - Provide three referees and contact details. Referees will not be contacted without prior permission. - Submit applications via email by COB 23 January: careers.magnt@nt.gov.au
Contact: Louise Tegart on 08 8999 8218 or via email.



05 Jan 2017: Assistant Curator of Territory History (new position)
Organisation: Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
Location: Darwin
Type: Part time four days per week, 18 month contract
Salary: $76,000 salary per annum pro rata ($60,800),
Closing Date: 23 Jan 2017
Job Title: Assistant Curator of Territory History Location: Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin Terms: Part time four days per week, 18 month contract Package: $76,000 salary per annum pro rata ($60,800), plus 9.5% superannuation, four weeks annual leave Responsible to: Curatorial Manager The Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT) is northern Australia's premier cultural institution. Comprising sites at Bullocky Point, Fannie Bay Gaol, Defence of Darwin Experience, Lyons Cottage, the Museum of Central Australia and the Alcoota Science Reserve it offers a dynamic and diverse arts, science and cultural program to over 300,000 visitors each year. MAGNT's objective is to maintain the highest standards of excellence in preserving, researching, exhibiting and communicating the record of natural history, art and peoples of the Northern Territory. Its mission is 'making sense of the world by discovering and interpreting the past and present for the future'. MAGNT has several large history projects to deliver over the next few years. PRIMARY OBJECTIVE Assist in the management, research, development, documentation, display and interpretation of MAGNT's Territory history collections. The position will work collaboratively with colleagues in both the care of the Territory history collections, as well as the development of exhibitions, public programs and communications that engage these collections. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 1. Provide intellectual and curatorial expertise in relation to Territory history. 2. Conduct research on the Territory history collections and produce documentation that enhances interpretation and knowledge of these collections in a variety of formats for different audiences. 3. Undertake assessment and cataloguing of the Territory history collections and monitor display, valuation, conservation and restoration activities. 4. Maintain the accuracy and integrity of administrative and other records relevant to the development and management of the Territory history collections through MAGNT databases and systems. 5. Work on agreed outcomes that ensure that more people are able to learn about and enjoy MAGNT sites, stories and collections using innovative interpretation outcomes and various delivery techniques to engage specific audiences. 6. Help to ensure that projects are professionally researched, managed, creatively produced and evaluated to involve and build diverse audiences. 7. Develop and interpret the Territory history collections, including preparation of acquisition proposals and documentation relating to the collection in accordance with the MAGNT collection policy and procedures. SELECTION CRITERIA 1. Relevant tertiary qualifications in history, heritage or museum studies combined with prior relevant practical experience. 2. Experience in researching, writing and documenting projects in a cultural, museum, heritage or related environment. 3. Capacity to communicate about historic buildings, sites, collections and Australian social history in a variety of formats, in accessible and engaging ways for multiple audiences. 4. Good project management skills, an ability to plan, implement and report on a diverse range of activities together with the ability to develop and implement public programs. 5. Ability to provide timely and constructive advice on matters concerning Territory history, including the selection, research and interpretation of works. 6. High level oral and written communication skills with proven ability to write reports and other correspondence in an environment requiring performance of multiple tasks and adherence to deadlines. 7. An ability to interact effectively with people of different cultures and beliefs, whilst building relationships with internal and external stakeholders, including the public, donors, other museums and the media. 8. Energetic, self-motivated, flexible and adaptable with a sense of humour, able to multi-task and work independently in a hands-on work environment and ensuring work health and safety compliance. 9. A team player with an attitude of service and ability to motivate others. Further Information 1. For further information please visit our website at www.magnt.net.au 2. Contact Jared Archibald on 08 8999 8292 or via email at jared.archibald@nt.gov.au - Please directly address the selection criteria in your application. - Provide three referees and contact details. Referees will not be contacted without prior permission. - Submit applications by email by Monday 23 January: careers.magnt@nt.gov.au
Contact: Jared Archibald on 08 8999 8292 or via email.



05 Jan 2017: Exhibitions Manager (re‐advertised)
Organisation: Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
Location: Darwin
Type: Full time, three or four year contract available
Salary: $100,000 salary per annum,
Closing Date: 23 Jan 2017
Job Title: Exhibitions Manager (#8208;re-advertised) Work Unit: Board of the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory Exhibitions Unit Terms: Full time, three or four year contract available Package: $100,000 salary per annum, plus 9.5% superannuation, four weeks annual leave Location: Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin Responsible to: Assistant Director, Content and Innovation Direct reports: Exhibition Coordinator, Exhibition Officer, Designer and Workshop Technician The Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT) is northern Australia's premier cultural institution. It offers a dynamic and diverse arts, science and cultural program to over 300,000 visitors each year across six sites. MAGNT's objective is to maintain the highest standards of excellence in preserving, researching, exhibiting and communicating the record of natural history, art and peoples of the Northern Territory. Its mission is 'making sense of the world by discovering and interpreting the past and present for the future'. Primary Objective Provide high level leadership and guide the development and planning of MAGNT's exhibitions, including the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award, and inbound and outbound touring exhibitions. Manage the activities of multiple exhibition project teams and monitor procurement, compliance and budgetary activities. Key Responsibilities 1. Provide strategic integrated planning, advice, evaluation and reporting to ensure that a relevant and engaging exhibitions program is offered that meets the needs of target audiences and MAGNT stakeholders. 2. Increase exhibition program visitation onsite, online and regionally and increase community access to MAGNT's collections via the exhibitions program. 3. Oversee the development of an annual exhibitions program calendar and a longer term schedule of planned maintenance and permanent gallery development including preparing and managing budgets, funding submissions and contracts. 4. Provide high level leadership and management in the planning and delivery of the annual National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award. 5. Lead and manage a high‐performing exhibitions team in the delivery of its functions and services through scheduling and prioritising work; monitoring and reviewing processes; keeping up‐to‐date with new technology; providing performance feedback and staff learning and development opportunities; and ensuring that deadlines and budget commitments are met. 6. Provide effective and efficient management of exhibition resources and maintain and promote EEO, cultural diversity, WH&S and ethical principles and practices. 7. Develop and maintain professional networks and partnerships with external stakeholders including project partners, other cultural organisations, sponsors, community groups and researchers. Selection Criteria Essential: 1. Relevant tertiary qualifications and extensive exhibition program experience including development and delivery and a talent for creating and managing exhibitions in every aspect, in particular, creative and strategic thinking. 2. Demonstrated experience in natural and social science, art and history exhibition project management planning and scheduling including delivering complex and multi‐faceted projects. 3. Highly developed leadership and people management skills, including coaching and performance planning, measurement, feedback and development; ability to successfully lead multi‐disciplinary teams managing the display of cultural material. 4. Excellent interpersonal, persuasive, and oral and written communication skills with the ability to achieve buy‐in from colleagues and to negotiate, advise and counsel to achieve agreed outcomes. 5. Demonstrated high level analytical and planning skills as well as demonstrated experience in the use of project management methodology and the ability to work under pressure and extended hours. 6. Experience of integrating multimedia into exhibitions, initiating engaging and relevant exhibition program content and creating promotional and public program opportunities. 7. An ability to interact effectively with people from different cultures and a sound understanding of Work Health Safety (WHS) practises to ensure WHS system compliance. Additional: This job requires some weekend and out of hours work. Further Information 1. For further information please visit our website at www.magnt.net.au 2. Contact Louise Tegart on 08 8999 8218 or via email at louise.tegart@nt.gov.au - Please address the selection criteria directly. - Provide three referees and contact details. Referees will not be contacted without prior permission. - Submit application by COB Monday 23 January. Email: careers.magnt@nt.gov.au
Contact: Louise Tegart on 08 8999 8218 or via email.



05 Jan 2017: Learning Facilitator (APS 3)
Organisation: Museum of Australian Democracy
Location: Canberra
Type: Part time, ongoing
Salary: $54,777 - $59,854 + superannuation
Closing Date: 19 Jan 2017
Position Details The Learning Facilitator plays a key role in meeting the museum's dedication to high quality programs by delivering learning programs to over 80,000 students and teachers each year. As a Learning Facilitator, you will have excellent people skills; enjoy working with a diverse team and school students of all ages; have a strong empathy for the vision and purpose of the Museum of Australian Democracy; and have a sound knowledge of Australian political history. Contact Officer: Deb Sulway on 02 6270 8178 How to apply: Selection documentation can be found on our website at http://moadoph.gov.au/about/employment/ Eligibility: The successful applicant must be an Australian citizen and willing to undergo and maintain an Australian government security clearance at the baseline level. The successful applicant must also secure and maintain a Working with Vulnerable People Registration within two months of commencement.
Contact: Deb Sulway on 02 6270 8178 or via email.



04 Jan 2017: Assistant Conservator
Organisation: Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory
Location: Darwin
Type: Full time
Salary: $60,000 salary per annum,
Closing Date: 23 Jan 2017
JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title: Assistant Conservator Location: Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin Terms: Full time, two year contract Package: $60,000 salary per annum, plus 9.5% superannuation, four weeks annual leave Responsible to: Registrar The Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT) is northern Australia's premier cultural institution. It offers a dynamic and diverse arts, science and cultural program to over 300,000 visitors each year. MAGNT's objective is to maintain the highest standards of excellence in preserving, researching, exhibiting and communicating the record of natural history, art and peoples of the Northern Territory. Its mission is: "making sense of the world by discovering and interpreting the past and present for the future" POSITION'S PRIMARY OBJECTIVE Provide a range of object handling, conservation and exhibition installation activities to support the MAGNT Digital Data Ready Project and MAGNT's collection and exhibition programs. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 1.Retrieve and handle collection material for photography ensuring works are handledand supported in accordance with recognised professional standards and collectionmanagement documentation is updated. 2.With supervision from the conservation team, undertake established basic andintermediate level conservation treatments, both preventive and interventive andmaintain appropriate records. 3.Assist with the preparation, installation and deinstallation of exhibition and loanmaterial to ensure the effective care and handling of cultural, scientific and historic material. SELECTION CRITERIA Essential 1. Relevant tertiary qualifications in conservation and/or significant experience in handling and caring for historic, scientific and cultural collections. 2. Demonstrated ability to carry out safe handling procedures, preventive conservation and minor treatments under supervision. 3. Demonstrated capacity to accurately maintain physical and electronic records relevant to the management and care of collections and exhibitions. 4. Experience in installation of exhibitions of cultural, scientific or historic material including preparing and mounting work for display. 5. Well developed oral and written skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team environment to ensure the care of the collection while achieving organisational goals and deadlines. 6. Demonstrated ability to apply Work Health Safety (WHS) practices and to ensure WHS system compliance, and the ability to interact effectively with people from different cultures. Desirable 1. Membership of the Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Materials (AICCM) 2. Experience working with culturally sensitive material 3. Current drivers licence Further Information 1. For further information please visit our website at www.magnt.net.au 2. Contact Poppy Searle on 08 8999 8278 or via email at poppy.searle@nt.gov.au Please directly address the selection criteria in your application. Provide three referees and contact details. Referees will not be contacted without prior permission. Submit applications by email by Monday 23 January: careers.magnt@nt.gov.au Approved MARCUS SCHUTENKO DIRECTOR Date Dec 2016
Contact: Poppy Searle on 08 8999 8278 or via email.



01 Jan 2017: Assistant Conservator (new position)
Organisation: Board of the Museum and Art Gallery fo the Northern Territory
Location: Darwin
Type: Full Time
Salary: $60,000 salary per annum
Closing Date: 23 Jan 2017
Provide a range of object handling, conservation and exhibition installation activities to support the MAGNT Digital Data Ready Project and MAGNT's collection and exhibition programs. For further information visit the MAGNT website at: http://www.magnt.net.au/careers
Contact: Poppy Searle on 08 8999 8278 or via email.



21 Dec 2016: Senior Project Manager, Australian Music Vault
Organisation: Arts Centre Melbourne
Location: Melbourne
Type: Full Time Fixed Term
Salary: $109,779 per annum + Superannuation
Closing Date: 30 Jan 2017
Senior Project Manager, Australian Music Vault Full Time Fixed Term opportunity from Feb 2017 - Jan 2018 Band 5.2 - $109,779 pro rata + superannuation About Arts Centre Melbourne Situated in the heart of Melbourne's cultural precinct, Arts Centre Melbourne presents world-class performing arts in a year round exciting program. Experience Australia's best performing arts companies and exceptional international productions, alongside celebrations of comedy, cabaret and popular music. The Business Unit The Collections team encourages visitors to engage with the performing arts through exhibitions and foyer presentations, attending our education programs or using our research service. The department is also responsible for the preservation, storage and documentation of the Performing Arts Collection and the Public Art Collection. We work to grow and refine the Collections through donation, commission, purchase and bequest; while also promoting the Collections and managing Collection donors. The Collections are used regularly for exhibition and research by curatorial staff, historians, performers, publishers, researchers and other collecting institutions. This includes the Australian Music Vault, an exciting new project which will see our team supporting and celebrating Australia's rich music heritage that will provide locals and visitors to Melbourne with a new cultural and tourist drawcard. The Australian Music Vault will feature an exhibition showcasing Australian music, innovative digital experiences, iconic objects and an online presence that is a fully integrated extension of the visitor experience. There'll also be an ongoing calendar of performances, programs and events presented in our building and via outreach to communities across Victoria. About the Position An opportunity exists for a Senior Project Manager to join our Collections team and undertake an exciting 12 month fixed term contract. As Senior Project Manager you lead the development and delivery of content across a range of platforms for the AMV and expanded access to Performing Arts Collection projects. Working within ACM's project management framework you will ensure that curatorial and digital programs are delivered on time, budget and to specification. The role is accountable for convening, managing and reporting on behalf of a Project Delivery Group, team leadership, and resource planning and scheduling. Relevant tertiary qualification and/or post graduate qualification in project management or a related discipline and/or equivalent industry experience in a creative industries environmentTo be successful you will require: - Extensive experience at a senior level in the development and delivery of significant projects with a focus on team leadership, strategic communication, contract and financial management and a commitment to meeting and exceeding stakeholder expectations - Excellent problem solving capacity including the ability to predict and identify emerging issues impacting on project delivery; implement solutions and recommend alternate courses of action - Demonstrated leadership capability with a focus on fostering collaboration and inclusion; the ability to adapt to changing environments and provide direction as required to reach agreed outcomes - Extensive experience liaising with a diverse portfolio of stakeholders, including government, executive and leadership teams and consultants; ability to adapt to a variety of situations and environments - An excellent understanding of international principles, practices, standards and ethics relating to the management, development, interpretation and exhibition of cultural collections is desirable, coupled with knowledge of Australian performing arts history and contemporary practice with a focus on contemporary music across genres. What we can offer you: Arts Centre Melbourne offers a range of benefits including: - Opportunity to receive free house seats and complimentary tickets to our shows - Organisational-wide learning and development, wellbeing and reward and recognition programs - Commuter benefits scheme: Myki (discounted) - Discounted onsite car-parking - Discounted health care fund - Hospitals Contributions Fund (HCF) - Onsite discounted staff café: and discounts at Fatto, Sake and Teatro Applications Interested applicants must address the key criteria in their cover letter and submit together with a current resume. Please refer to the position description for further information, including the key criteria. To submit your application, click on the Apply button below by 29th January 2017. Arts Centre Melbourne is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
Contact: Amy Choi on 0392818456 or via email.



21 Dec 2016: Exhibitions Manager
Organisation: TarraWarra Museum of Art
Location: Healesville
Type: Full time
Salary: $76,650 per annum including 9.5% Super
Closing Date: 06 Feb 2017
TarraWarra Museum of Art TarraWarra Museum of Art is a not-for-profit public museum and a member of the Victorian Public Galleries Association. It has a charter to display Australian and international art from the second half of the twentieth century to the present day. TarraWarra Museum of Art has a threefold artistic vision: uncover the connections between art, place and ideas; view the important history of Australian modernism through the filter of contemporary art and ideas; explore art as a world-making activity. TarraWarra Museum of Art presents four exhibition seasons per annum. Exhibitions are mainly produced by the Museum, and cover the areas of modern and contemporary Australian and international art. The Museum's collection comprises over 600 works of modern and contemporary Australian art. The role The primary focus of this position is to undertake the management of logistical aspects of the exhibition program under the guidance of the Director. The Exhibitions Manager is a multi-tasking role operating in a small team environment. The successful applicant will have demonstrated exhibition project management skills, a working knowledge of exhibition design, construction and installation, and previous experience working with contemporary artists. The role also requires the skill to manage exhibition budgets, the ability to initiate and manage schedules and deadlines, as well as excellent computer literacy. Applicants must have the right to work in Australia. For more information about this role, including a full position description please visit the Museum's website www.twma.com.au/careers Enquiries are welcome by contacting Victoria Lynn, Director on email careers@twma.com.au or tel 0359573100. Applications Applications must include a CV and address the Key Selection Criteria of the Position Description (no more than half a page per criterion). Email to: careers@twma.com.au and please state Exhibitions Manager Application in the subject line. Or apply in writing to: Victoria Lynn, Director, TarraWarra Museum of Art, PO Box 310 Healesville VIC 3777 Closing date for applications is Monday 6 February 2017
Contact: Victoria Lynn on 0359573100 or via email.



20 Dec 2016: Head of Digital Content, Australian Music Vault
Organisation: Arts Centre Melbourne
Location: Melbourne
Type: Full Time Fixed Term
Salary: $100,213 per annum + Superannuation
Closing Date: 20 Jan 2017

About Arts Centre

Melbourne Situated in the heart of Melbourne's cultural precinct, Arts Centre Melbourne presents world-class performing arts in a year round exciting program. Experience Australia's best performing arts companies and exceptional international productions, alongside celebrations of comedy, cabaret and popular music.

The Business Unit

The Collections team encourages visitors to engage with the performing arts through exhibitions and foyer presentations, attending our education programs or using our research service. The department is also responsible for the preservation, storage and documentation of the Performing Arts Collection and the Public Art Collection. We work to grow and refine the Collections through donation, commission, purchase and bequest; while also promoting the Collections and managing Collection donors. The Collections are used regularly for exhibition and research by curatorial staff, historians, performers, publishers, researchers and other collecting institutions. This includes the Australian Music Vault, an exciting new project which will see our team supporting and celebrating Australia's rich music heritage that will provide locals and visitors to Melbourne with a new cultural and tourist drawcard. The Australian Music Vault will feature an exhibition showcasing Australian music, innovative digital experiences, iconic objects and an online presence that is a fully integrated extension of the visitor experience. There'll also be an ongoing calendar of performances, programs and events presented in our building and via outreach to communities across Victoria.

About the Position

An opportunity exists for a Head of Digital Content to join our Collections team and undertake a long term fixed term contract. As the Head of Digital Content, you will lead the development and delivery of a user-centric curatorial content strategy for the Australian Music Vault and Arts Centre Melbourne's Collections for online, mobile and in exhibition contexts. The role leads multidisciplinary project teams and is responsible for scoping a cohesive digital narrative across multiple platforms and for ensuring alignment with organisation-wide plans and strategies.

To be successful you will require: 

  • Extensive experience at a senior level in the conception, development and delivery of curatorial narratives, strategic planning and interactive technology or digital media in the creative industries or educational sector 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of digital media-related technologies and emerging technologies and trends; high level ability to undertake research and understand and apply emerging technologies, and identify opportunities to improve access to cultural collections, contemporary music experiences and amplify and contribute to ACM's customer journey 
  • Highly developed understanding of how to use technology to meet business needs; and experience in the fundamentals of asset management, integration of museum collection management systems with public-facing digital initiatives and intellectual property issues associated with cultural collections and contemporary music 
  • Demonstrated leadership capability with a focus on fostering collaboration, inclusion, shared learning and cultural change; high level communication and presentation skills both written and verbal 
  • Extensive experience liaising with a diverse portfolio of stakeholders, including government, executive and leadership teams and consultants and ability to work with both technical and non-technical team members 
  • Extensive experience in project management including the identification and adaption of methodologies and workflows to meet agreed objectives
  • An excellent understanding of international principles, practices, standards and ethics relating to the management, development, interpretation and exhibition of cultural collections and the knowledge of Australian performing arts history and contemporary practice is highly desirable

What we can offer you:

Arts Centre Melbourne offers a range of benefits including: 

  • Opportunity to receive free house seats and complimentary tickets to our shows 
  • Organisational-wide learning and development, wellbeing and reward and recognition programs 
  • Commuter benefits scheme - Myki (discounted)
  • Discounted onsite car-parking 
  • Discounted health care fund - Hospitals Contributions Fund (HCF)
  • Onsite discounted staff café and discounts at Fatto, Sake and Teatro

Applications Interested applicants must address the key criteria in their cover letter and submit together with a current resume. Please refer to the position description for further information, including the key criteria.

To submit your application, click on the Apply button by Friday 20th January 2017.

Arts Centre Melbourne is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Contact: Amy Choi on 0292818456 or via email.



19 Dec 2016: Collection Manager, History and Technology Collections
Organisation: Museums Victoria
Location: Moreland Collection Store (Melbourne- Inner North)
Type: Full time, on-going
Salary: $60,551 + 9.5% superannuation.
Closing Date: 27 Jan 2017

Australia's largest public museum organisation is seeking a motivated and experienced Collection Manager to undertake collection projects as well as routine collection management functions, working across the History and Technology Collections. This position operates within established policies and procedures, cultural protocols and strategies for the management of Museums Victoria Collections.

Position Details 

Grade 3.1, full time, on-going 
The salary is $60,551 + 9.5% superannuation. 

As one of a team of four History and Technology Collection Managers, this position is based at Moreland Collection Store. From time to time you will also work as required at each of the Museums other campuses Melbourne Museum, Immigration Museum and Scienceworks.

ABOUT MUSEUMS VICTORIA

Museums Victoria cares for the State scientific and cultural collections, providing visitor access, activities and events at five distinct venues: Melbourne Museum, Immigration Museum, Scienceworks, IMAX Cinema and world heritage listed Royal Exhibition Building. To learn more about Museum Victoria, please visit http://museumvictoria.com.au./about/  

ABOUT THE POSITION

This position is responsible for ongoing collection management of Museums Victoria History & Technology Collections and associated collection information. Based at Moreland Store in Coburg, the incumbent will work across all museum sites as required, in order to maintain high standards of collection care, enable access to collections and to facilitate their use in research and public programs. Routine work will include collection registration, cataloguing and inventory control; as well as projects such as stocktaking, auditing and re-housing of collections. Notable skills and experience:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the management of collections of Australian social history and technology material culture, in some or all of manuscripts, print materials, objects, textiles and machinery. 
  • Experience in the implementation of collection management systems and procedures, including the use of computer applications for collection information management. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the legal issues relating to the management of, access to and use of cultural heritage collections and their documentation. 
  • A current drivers licence 
  • Qualifications in Museum Studies, Australian history or other relevant discipline will be highly regarded.

The successful applicant will have experience working in a multi-disciplinary team of curators, collection managers, conservators and other museum specialists.

HOW TO APPLY

To view the position description, visit http://museumvictoria.com.au/employment/; for more information about this position, please contact Trish Stokes , Manager History and Technology Collections 03 8341 7663

To apply, please send your Covering Letter, Resume and a statement addressing each of the Key Selection Criteria by visiting http://museumvistoria.com.au/employment/  

Applications Close: Friday 27th January 2017

Contact: Trish Stokes on 03 8341 7663 or via email.



16 Dec 2016: Senior Historian
Organisation: Australian War Memorial
Location: Campbell ACT
Type: Full time
Salary: $91,320 - $98,851
Closing Date: 19 Jan 2017

Non-Ongoing

This vacancy will be filled for a specified task of approximately 2.5 years to undertake Senior Historian duties associated with a specific funding source. The Senior Historian performs a range of high-level research and writing tasks under the limited direction of the Head of the Military History Section in support of Australian War Memorial military history publications, conferences, exhibitions, multimedia products and related projects, presenting the findings of research and the dissemination of military history information. The Senior Historian also undertakes a range of management tasks and represents the Memorial through media and conference presentations, and liaison with stakeholder groups and other agencies at the appropriate level.

Please note: A postgraduate qualification in military history or another relevant field is highly desirable. A substantial publication record in relevant fields, including significant research and publication in the military history of one or more major conflicts, would be advantageous.

For more information and to apply please refer to www.awm.gov.au/employment

Contact: Ashley Ekins on 02 6243 4358 or via email.



16 Dec 2016: Historian
Organisation: Australian War Memorial
Location: Campbell ACT
Type: Full time
Salary: $73,315 - $82,030
Closing Date: 19 Jan 2017

The Historian performs a range of higher-level research and writing tasks in support of Australian military historical projects relating to Australian War Memorial publications, conferences, multi-media products, exhibitions, research and dissemination of military history information.

Note: A history degree from a recognised university is highly desirable. Substantial progress towards a higher degree in history in relevant fields is also desirable. Specialist knowledge or expertise through research and publication in major conflicts would also be an advantage.

For more information and to apply please refer to www.awm.gov.au/employment

Contact: Ashley Ekins on 02 6243 4358 or via email.



15 Dec 2016: Education Coordinator
Organisation: The National Gallery of Australia
Location: Canberra
Type: Full time
Salary: $68,101 - $87,322
Closing Date: 19 Jan 2017

The Education Coordinator works as part of a team and coordinates education visits to the Gallery by developing strong connections to the education sector nation-wide, maintaining good communication with this sector, promoting the education programs and resources of the Gallery, managing the education bookings and staffing of the delivery of education tours. This role also contributes to the research, design, development, delivery and evaluation of learning programs, experiences and events that enrich understanding and appreciation of the Gallery's collections, exhibitions and curatorial scholarship.

The successful applicant will have a demonstrated knowledge of the visual arts including the Gallery's collecting strengths: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, Australian art, Asia and Pacific art and/or European and American Art. Tertiary qualifications in Visual Art or Fine Art Education are required and recent classroom experience would be an advantage. Gallery/museum programming experience in one or more of the following audience areas is required:

  • Early childhood, children, early teens and families
  • Special needs access, people with dementia and carers, art therapy
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture
  • Senior secondary school and youth
  • University, professional development, adult education, artists

This is a full-time ongoing employment opportunity. After hours and weekend work is required on occasions. Time off in lieu will apply.

Further information about the position may be obtained by contacting Mirah Lambert on (02) 6240 6672 or mirah.lambert@nga.gov.au.

Possession of a 'Working with Vulnerable People' Registration Card is a requirement of this position.

Applicants should address the selection criteria. Information regarding eligibility requirements for employment at the Gallery together with documentation outlining the duties, selection criteria and the skills, experience and qualifications required for this position is available at www.nga.gov.au/jobs. The Recruitment Officer can also be contacted on (02) 6240 6447.

Contact: Mirah Lambert on 02 6240 6672 or via email.



12 Dec 2016: ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - MARKETING, COMMUNICATIONS, DEVELOPMENT AND ENGAGEMENT
Organisation: National Gallery of Australia
Location: Canberra
Type: Full-time
Salary: APS Senior Executive Service Band 1 (equivalent)
Closing Date: 23 Jan 2017
  • Newly created senior position within the Senior Executive Team reporting directly to the Director 
  • Key strategic leadership role in Australia's national cultural institution for the visual arts 
  • Creative and operational leadership in all aspects of the NGA's internal and external engagement

This newly created position is responsible to the Director for the leadership and management of program delivery across the marketing, communications, development & fundraising, ICT services and digital engagement areas of the NGA. Key areas of responsibility for the role include development and management of the NGA's marketing strategies, best practice digital and online initiatives in marketing, education, commercial and visitor experience, non-government fundraising revenue strategy in sponsorship, partnerships and philanthropy, oversight of the NGA Foundation and the overall IT requirements for the NGA. A member of the Senior Executive Team, the position is a significant strategic and operational role in the NGA. Key to success is the ability to strategically plan, lead and sustain a highly-motivated and results-oriented team that is committed to the delivery of outcomes within the context of the NGA's four-year Corporate Plan.

Please contact the consultants assisting us, to obtain the Information for Candidates pack that has full details of the role and the application process.

Contact: Tony Grierson, Aegeus Executive Search on 02 8090 9306 or via email.



12 Dec 2016: Registrar
Organisation: Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery (QVMAG)
Location: Launceston, Tasmania
Type: Full time
Salary: $72,487 - $82,555 including superannuation
Closing Date: 20 Jan 2017

This position exists for the purpose of coordinating registration procedures on objects in the QVMAG collections, and maintaining the electronic database in liaison with other Collections and Research staff including other Section Registrar(s) and the QVMAG Museum Information Services and Technology Section. It is expected that there will be a higher proportion of duties within the Visual Art and Design collections. Key functions of this position are: 

  • Coordinating registration and documentation of QVMAG collections in the electronic collection management system. 
  • Overseeing inward and outward loans, the storage and movement of collection objects and delivery of new acquisitions. 
  • Periodically reviewing the registration system to maintain applicability, consistency, and operation. 
  • Coordinating valuations of the collections, and complying with insurance requirements. 
  • Conducting regular checks to ensure collections are correctly located and properly stored. 
  • Contributing to inter-disciplinary curatorial projects as required.

This position works with other QVMAG staff to make a tangible and effective contribution to QVMAG planning, projects and activities.

Further information is available at http://www.launceston.tas.gov.au/lcc/index.php?c=38

Contact: Martin George on 03- 6323 3777 or via email.



12 Dec 2016: Curator - Visual Arts and Design
Organisation: Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery (QVMAG)
Location: Launceston, Tasmania
Type: Full time
Salary: $72,487 - $82,555 including superannuation
Closing Date: 20 Jan 2017

This position exists to undertake and oversee all curatorial responsibilities in the collection, exhibition, interpretation, research, promotion and care of the Visual Art and Design collections of the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery. The key functions of this position are: 

  • Management of staff in the Visual Art and Design Section. 
  • Development and management of the Visual Art and Design collections. 
  • Undertaking research on the collections and associated topics for exhibition development and public programs, including publications. 
  • Management of the Visual Art and Design Section's public programs, including an enquiries service and liaison with community and relevant special-interest groups. 
  • Participating in intra- and inter-departmental curatorial and project teams. 
  • Coordinating an effective contribution to Section planning, projects and activities.

Further information is available at http://www.launceston.tas.gov.au/lcc/index.php?c=38

Contact: Martin George on 03- 6323 3777 or via email.



12 Dec 2016: Collection Officer - Visual Arts and Design
Organisation: Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery (QVMAG)
Location: Launceston, Tasmania
Type: Part Time 22.8 hours per week
Salary: $59,456-$64,884 pro rata including superannuation
Closing Date: 20 Jan 2017

To provide support to the Curator of Visual Arts and Design, primarily in the care and interpretation of at least two categories of works within the Visual Art and Design collections of the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery. The collections are broadly divided into four categories: 19th Century Australian Art, 20th Century Australian Art, Contemporary Art, and Decorative Art. The position works with other Visual Art and Design Section team members to make an effective contribution to Section planning, projects and activities. The position also involves participation in and effective contribution to public programs, including exhibition development, public and research enquiries, participation in the preparation of educational materials and outreach activities, and effective use of volunteers. The position contributes to the smooth function of the Section through completion of administrative tasks and participation in meetings and project teams as required.

Further information is available at http://www.launceston.tas.gov.au/lcc/index.php?c=38 

Contact: Martin George on 03- 6323 3777 or via email.



01 Jan 2016: Registrar, Acquisitions and Documentation (Ref: 16138)
Organisation: M+ Museum of Visual Culture
Location: Hong Kong
Type: Full Time
Salary: Please state your expected salary in the application
Closing Date: 20 Jan 2016
A cornerstone of the West Kowloon Cultural District, M+ is Hong Kong's new museum for visual culture, encompassing twentieth and twenty-first century art, design and architecture, and moving image from Hong Kong, China, Asia, and beyond. Since 2012, M+ has been presenting diverse public programmes and exhibitions, and is amassing a permanent collection, in the run-up to the scheduled 2019 public opening of the museum building designed by Herzog & de Meuron with TFP Farrells and Ove Arup & Partners HK. The M+ Pavilion, the first permanent building to be completed in WKCD, will serve as the venue for the exhibitions organised by M+ in the run up to the completion of the main M+ building in 2019. Registrar, Acquisitions and Documentation (Ref: 16138) You will be responsible for: - managing the acquisitions process; completing registration/acquisition documents and files, overseeing accessioning, assisting in cataloging process and managing information in the database; - serving as first point of contact for the museum's ambitious acquisitions program with outside parties; liaising with legal, finance and curatorial as needed; - working with curatorial team to identify potential issues and collection management concerns prior to acquisition approval to ensure compliance with due diligence, provenance and good title for all acquisitions; - developing and implement acquisitions procedures; working to streamline processes and improving collection management operations; and - creating and maintaining a variety of computerized and manual files regarding the acquisition and documentation of objects in the museum collection. For more information please refer to: https://careers.westkowloon.hk/jobsearch/
Contact: Ms Agnes Chan on +852 2200 0013 or via email.



01 Jan 2016: Senior Manager, Installations and Displays (Ref: 16145)
Organisation: M+ Museum of Visual Culture
Location: Hong Kong
Type: Full Time
Salary: Please state your expected salary in the application
Closing Date: 20 Jan 2016
cornerstone of the West Kowloon Cultural District, M+ is Hong Kong's new museum for visual culture, encompassing twentieth and twenty-first century art, design and architecture, and moving image from Hong Kong, China, Asia, and beyond. Since 2012, M+ has been presenting diverse public programmes and exhibitions, and is amassing a permanent collection, in the run-up to the scheduled 2019 public opening of the museum building designed by Herzog & de Meuron with TFP Farrells and Ove Arup & Partners HK. The M+ Pavilion, the first permanent building to be completed in WKCD, will serve as the venue for the exhibitions organised by M+ in the run up to the completion of the main M+ building in 2019. Senior Manager, Installations and Displays (Ref: 16145) As a key member of the M+ team, the Senior Manager, Installations and Displays will play a critical role in the exhibition activities currently held at the M+ Pavilion and at the future M+ building. The appointee will be responsible for leading M+ exhibition and displays technical team towards achieving international museum standards with regard to the safe handling and movement of artwork as well as the installation and maintenance of the galleries and collection spaces. You will be responsible for: -managing art movement, including handling, packing and unpacking as well as exhibition installations and de-installations; -developing and implementing procedures and guidelines for the safe handling and movement of all objects in the collection and incoming / outgoing loans; -working in partnership with Curators, Conservators and Registrars to prepare collection and non-collection materials for exhibition installation and display, travel and storage; -collaborating with exhibitions team to plan, design and implement exhibitions and providing expert support on all technical aspects; -managing permanent and contract art handlers and exhibition technicians ensuring compliance with best-practice guidelines; -managing and supervising the construction of any mounts and temporary structures related to object displays; -assisting in the design and development of all museum technical operation related areas in the M+ Building; -travelling as a courier from time to time for loans, exhibitions, or special packing / unpacking, installation / de-installation projects if required; -collaborating with other departments on establishing adequate policies, protocols and procedures; and -liaising with Building Services team to ensure adequate maintenance of the galleries at all times. For more information please refer to: https://careers.westkowloon.hk/jobsearch/
Contact: Ms Agnes Chan on +852 2200 0013 or via email.



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