Website Rockhampton Regional Council
This position supports Council’s direction by working collaboratively within the Curatorial team, in support and with the guidance of the Curator, in the development and delivery of a varied and innovative artistic program by way of research, interpretation and documentation of collections, digital assets, new acquisitions and commissioned content.
- Contribute to the Museum’s extensive acquisition program by undertaking research and preparing comprehensive documentation and recommendations for artwork acquisition and deaccessioning.
- Support awareness of the collection through the implementation of an outbound exhibition program including programing, contracting, presentation, and reporting.
- In line with the exhibition and collection strategies, implement a curatorial program that engages conceptually and physically with the region’s community and its visitors to bring about a program that encourages visitation, participation and appreciation of the visual arts.
- Contribute to high-level researched and original written material for briefs, reports, proposals, catalogues, interpretative material, and other associated publications.
- Contribute to the implementation and materialisation of the exhibition program, including exhibition design and installation.
- Foster understanding, knowledge and participation of visual arts by supporting the delivery of access and learning opportunities for exhibitions and collections.
- Prepare approvals, contracts, and agreements relevant to curatorial.
- Develop and monitor project plans, coordinate resources and monitor budgets to ensure project milestones are met.
- Deliver on negotiated approvals, contracts, and agreements relevant to curatorial.
- Knowledge of local, national and international cultural/arts industry and a current knowledge of
international museum standards.
- Proven ability to interpret and safeguard collections of high artistic quality, including the ability to recognise the quality of art objects, their conditions, provenance and authenticity.
- Proven ability to conduct research, draft correspondence, prepare reports and publications, prepare and deliver lectures, and build and develop effective working relationships.
- Demonstrated negotiation, influencing and problem-solving skills, including the proven ability to resolve day-to-day operational issues.
- Ability to effectively operate Council’s computer systems and software including Collection Management Software, Building Management systems and other integrated systems.
- Strong communication, conflict resolution and negotiation skills with the proven ability to manage teams of professional staff and engage with stakeholders.
Qualification & Experience:
- Ability to develop innovative solutions including the development of work practices, processes and policies that enhance team effectiveness and improve team’s customers’ experience.
- Demonstrated experience in being part of a multi-disciplinary team, planning and organising tasks/work to meet objectives.
- Experience in budgeting and financial management for curatorial activities.
- Proven commitment to collaboration, audience and people engagement, with experience putting people first to transform and improve processes and services.
- Experience in commissioning, including researching and appointing, contract management, negotiation, budgets and timelines.
Company: Rockhampton Regional Council
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Rockhampton, Queensland, AU
Application Deadline: N/A