CURATOR (Art Gallery)
Salary: $68,175 - $71,627 per annum + super
Position Status: Permanent full time
Hours of work: 35 hour week with a RDO every third week
Closing: Friday, 1 June 2018 at 4pm
About the Organisation
Congratulations, on taking the first step toward joining one of the Bathurst Region's largest employers! Bathurst Regional Council employs over 400 staff and provides a large range of services to our community.
Working for Council is a stimulating and rewarding career option, providing the opportunity to be part of a team contributing to shaping the success and future of our Region.
Bathurst really is the best of both worlds - a beautiful country lifestyle just two and a half hours from Sydney. Bathurst is Australia’s oldest inland settlement located just over 200 kilometres west of Sydney on the Macquarie River. The region is conveniently located with effective transport links to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra and there is no shortage of things to see and do if you want to explore or take a lazy Sunday drive.
To find out more, please click on this link Bathurst Region.
About the Role
Are you looking for an opportunity to play a key role in shaping the visual arts program of one of NSW’s leading regional gallery? Bathurst Regional Art Gallery is seeking a creative professional to join its team as Curator.
The Curator works closely with the Gallery Director to develop, implement and manage the gallery’s program of exhibitions and events (onsite, offsite and online). The BRAG Curator is responsible for managing BRAG’s exhibition program, including in-house curated exhibitions, local artists projects, collection research and development, and touring exhibitions. This role is also responsible for the management and promotion of the Hill End Artists in Residence Program. BRAG is looking for a motivated, multi-skilled individual who thrives in a fast-paced work environment and who can work as part of small team that includes casual and volunteers.
The position will require some out of hours work.
- Assist the Gallery Director to develop BRAG’s forward artistic program consisting exhibitions, programs and events (onsite, off-site, and online)
- Develop, implement and evaluate Gallery programs, including exhibition research, development, management, and administration
- Manage BRAG’s incoming and outgoing touring exhibitions program
- Curate in-house exhibitions and special projects drawn from the permanent collection, local and regional artists, the artists of Hill End, and specially curated projects
- Administration and promotion of the Hill End Artists in Residence Program
- Oversee the installation of BRAG exhibitions (both onsite and off-site) in consultation with BRC Collections Manager
- Assist the Gallery Director and BRC Collections Manager with the implementation of procedures for the care of the permanent collection, including procedures for acquisitions, storage, cataloguing, loans, documentation, conservation and research
- Liaise with artists, professionals, organisations, industry networks, community groups and audiences to develop, promote, and enhance Gallery programs and visitor experience
- Assist Gallery Director with the preparation of research, correspondence, reports, funding submissions and acquittals, sponsorship proposals and attend meetings as required
- Oversee the design and production of Gallery signage including fliers, brochures, programs, invitations, labels, and publication management for in-house exhibitions
- Assist the Gallery Director and other staff with the development and delivery of public and education programs and special events as required
- Work with the Gallery Director and other staff to coordinate the design and publication of advertising, marketing and promotional collateral (on and offline) required by the Gallery
- Work closely with the Gallery Director and other staff to identify and develop opportunities to leverage new media and technology to promote and deliver programs to a range of audiences
- Project a competent and friendly image to Gallery patrons, support groups, Council and other staff
Contact Officer: Sarah Gurich 6333 6150
Bathurst Regional Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.
How to Apply
To submit your application for this position, please complete the questionnaire below. You will then be prompted to attach your resume and copies of any relevant qualifications (please note attaching a resume is mandatory). You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job.