Establishedin 1871, the Art Gallery of New South Wales is located in Sydney’s The Domainadjacent to the Royal Botanic Garden and near the Central Business District. TheGallery acknowledges the original custodians of this land – the Gadigal peopleof the Eora nation. The Gallery attracts around 1.4 million visitors annuallyand runs Australia’s largest education program with over 90,000 student andteacher visits per year.
With therecent approval of our expansion project, the Gallery is poised to deliver anew state-of-the-art building, located next to our existing and much-lovedbuilding. Providing us with close to double the current exhibition space, theexpanded Gallery will enable us to share more art with more people and providemore family, learning and educational programming for all our audiences. Concurrentrefurbishments to our existing building will also provide a new home for theGallery’s National Art Archive.
The National Art Archive is the mostsignificant collection of original archival material on the visual arts inAustralia. It includes the Gallery’s Institutional Archive, dating back to1871, along with the collected archives of over 400 artists, commercialgalleries, art societies, art historians, curators and collectors. The NationalArt Archive is a diverse and important record of visual culture and art making acrossAustralia and increasingly includes audio-visual and born-digital content
To help usachieve our ambition, we are seeking diverse, collaborative, supportive andbrilliant individuals to work alongside our existing talent and build onour rich history to create an even more inspiring Gallery for the future.
For more information about the Gallery and our future, pleasevisit our website www.artgallery.nsw.gov.au
Our commitment to diversity
We are committed to building a diverse, inclusive and flexibleworkforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres StraitIslander people, people from diverse cultures and people with a disability.
Thisrole will ensure that digital, audio-visual and photographic archives of theNational Art Archive are well-managed for long-term preservation and made moreaccessible through digital platforms and on-site for gallery staff, researchersand the interested public. The Digital and Special Collections Archivistwill be a key team member contributing to the 3-year Digital PreservationProject beginning in 2020.
For more information about the roleplease view the role description and information for applicants or call thenominated contact person listed in the advertisement.
What technical / soft skills yourequire
Part of the assessment process may include additional online capability testing, skillstesting or work samples in accordance with the new Government Sector EmploymentAct 2013, therefore you may be contacted to participate.
The successful applicant will be required toundertake a National Police Records Check, refer to link; https://npcoapr.police.nsw.gov.au/aspx/dataentry/Introduction.aspx
If you require further details about this role, please contact Steven Miller, Headof the National Art Archive +61 2 9225 1762 firstname.lastname@example.org
Applicationsmust be lodged electronically via the iworkfor.nsw.gov.au website. Applications submittedvia email will not be accepted.
Closing datefor applications: 21 August 2020 11.59 pm