Curatorial Project Officer, Asian Art

National Gallery of Victoria

VPS 3.1: $68,884 gross per annum + 10% superannuation
Full Time, Fixed Term for 2 Years
Closing date for applications: 5pm on 10 September, 2021

The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) is seeking a Curatorial Project Officer, Asian Art who will be responsible for a range of administrative duties that support the Asian Art Department, including exhibitions and displays and the development and management of the NGV Collection.

You will provide high quality curatorial administration support including developing and maintain project schedules and budgets, preparing proposal, reports and correspondence. Other key responsibilities include:

  • Assisting the Senior Curator with the research, development and implementation of displays and exhibitions, with a focus on fulfilling key areas identified in the ‘NGV Collections Strategy’.
  • Contributing to the safekeeping, maintenance and development of the Collection, including undertaking cataloguing duties, preparing proposals and reports and accurately following processes relating to acquisitions and donations and related administration.
  • Researching, collating and drafting content and interpretation for use in publications, marketing materials, resources, exhibitions and programs in consultation with the Senior Curator.
  • Researching, preparing, delivering and participating in programs and events relevant to the collection and exhibitions in consultation with relevant staff.
  • Ensuring the maintenance and collation of verbal, written and statistical records and assist with reports and proposals.

To be successful you will have a tertiary qualification in Art History, Fine Arts or equivalent coupled with sound knowledge of the history and development of Asian Art. Previous experience in administering or assisting with exhibitions, public programs or collections and a sound knowledge of the creative industries is desirable; relevant additional language/s highly desirable.

For full application details and a copy of the role statement, please refer to our website

Applications close at 5pm on 10 September 2021.