Assistant Registrar, Loans & Exhibitions

National Gallery of Australia
Closing Date
Sun, 29th September 2019
Position Type
Full Time
$70,144 - $89,942 pa (plus super)

Assistant Registrar, Loans & Exhibitions
Registration Department
NGA Level 5/6
Position No. 7215
$70,144 - $89,942 pa
Ongoing Vacancy

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. The Vision of the National Gallery is to inspire every Australian to experience creativity and learning through art. Our Mission is to lead a progressive national cultural agenda by championing art and its value in our lives. The National Gallery’s values include art for everyone, striving for excellence, creative engagement, courage and respect.

The position
The Assistant Registrar Loans is responsible for coordinating and preparing documentation associated with loans to and from the Gallery for specific Gallery exhibitions projects. They ensure compliance with contractual, transport and security requirements as well as establishing appropriate insurance coverage, packing, crating, courier arrangements and other special conditions of loan.

The successful applicant will have demonstrated knowledge and experience in Museum registration operating practices, administrative systems and a knowledge of contractual conditions applicable to loans. Demonstrated computerised collections management skills and an understanding of their application to Museum registration procedures is also required.

This is a full-time, ongoing employment opportunity available in the Registration Department within the Exhibitions and Collections Portfolio.

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. The job description and selection documentation are available on the NGA website -

Closing date
Applications close at midnight on Sunday, 29 September 2019 and should be emailed to


Further information about the position may be obtained by contacting Natalie Beattie on (02) 6240 6453 or The Recruitment Officer may also be contacted on (02) 6240 6447.

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