Art Collections - Various PSL6

Department of Parliamentary Services
Closing Date
Sun, 25th October 2020
Position Type
Full Time
$84,910 - $95,433

The Department of Parliamentary Services (DPS) is recruiting for PSL6 level staff to undertake the ongoing roles of Manager Collections Care, Projects Manager and non-ongoing role Senior Photographer in the Art Collections section.  The Senior Photographer role is available for a period of 18 months with the possibility of extension.

DPS are responsible for a wide range of services and facilities, working closely with the Department of the Senate, the Department of the House of Representatives and the Parliamentary Budget Office to support the operations of the Parliament and its Committees. 
The Art Collections within Parliament House are nationally significant collections consisting of more than 6,500 works spanning all genres of Australian art. It was created to be an essential element of the building’s architectural fabric reflecting the unique qualities of Australia.  The collections include:

Historic Memorials Collection

Architectural Commissions

Gifts Collection

Rotational Collection of contemporary and Indigenous artworks

The Art Collections Section is responsible for the custody, care, development and control of the Parliament House Art Collections.

These roles oversee the art services to the Parliament and contribute to a range of projects supporting the delivery of collection care, digitisation and project works.   A key part of these roles will be to develop, implement and monitor appropriate documentation, procedures and policies for the management of the Parliament House Art Collections.

The successful candidates will need to have demonstrated extensive experience in similar roles as well as high level organisational, time management, staff management and stakeholder engagement skills.

Candidates selected for interview may be asked to submit a portfolio of recent work and undertake a practical exercise as part of the selection process.

Job Applications should be sent to:

Closing Date for applications: 11.30pm AEDT Sunday 25th October, 2020

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