Senior Curator Visual Art and Design

Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery (QVMAG)
TAS
Closing Date
Fri, 10th June 2022
Position Type
Full Time
Salary
Location
TAS
Status
Open

This permanent, full time position currently reports directly to the General Manager Creative Arts and Cultural Services.  This role is responsible for the development, display, research, interpretation, and promotion of the Visual Art and Design collection and contemporary cultural practice in northern Tasmania, with a focus on strengthening and encouraging new ways of understanding, through connecting with art, design, creative practitioners and community.

This position undertakes research and writes publications that enhance the reputation of the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery (QVMAG) and its collection. The position is responsible for developing and presenting exhibitions and projects that forge new perspectives and elevate new research to position QVMAG as a place of scholarship and curatorial excellence.

The Senior Curator works collaboratively with peers, colleagues and community through local, state, national and international networks to foster relationships with artists and artisans to grow the scope and value of the collection, ensuring the greatest possible reach, engagement and impact.

We are looking for someone who demonstrates, through behaviour, an alignment and an understanding of our values and has the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and substantial experience within an Art Gallery or Museum environment
  • Experience in seeking funding for exhibitions through appropriate grant programs and sponsorship
  • Experience in conducting research, preparing reports and/or publications, and delivering lectures and/or interviews
  • Extensive knowledge of Australian and International art history and practice
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, mentor and develop team members

If you are interested, for further information and instructions on how to apply please go to the employment page of our website at www.launceston.tas.gov.au and download the Employment Information Pack for this position.

For further information, please contact Shane Fitzgerald, General Manager Creative Arts and Cultural Services on 03 6323 3700.

To apply, please address your application to People and Culture clearly stating the position number and send to contactus@launceston.tas.gov.au

Your application should include a Cover Letter, your current Resume and a statement addressing the highlighted Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description section of the Employment Information Pack. You must address the Selection Criteria to be eligible for interview.

It's an exciting time to join the team at QVMAG!

Applications must be received by 3.00pm, Friday, 10 June 2022

Contact

For further information, please contact Shane Fitzgerald, General Manager Creative Arts and Cultural Services on 03 6323 3700.

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