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Subject: Position at Auckland Art Gallery

Position at Auckland Art Gallery

From: Sarah Hillary <hillarys>
Date: Monday, March 19, 2001
Conservator, Paintings
Auckland Art Gallery

The Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki invites applications for the
position of Conservator, Paintings. The Conservator would be
expected to work as part of a team comprising of three full-time and
two part-time conservators specialising in art on paper and
paintings conservation.  This is a permanent position, however a
fixed contract could be negotiated.

Responsibilities of the position include the conservation of
paintings from the Auckland Art Gallery's permanent collections, as
well as work generated by the Gallery's exhibitions programmes and
external client Conservation Service.

The Conservator, Paintings, is responsible to the Principal
Conservator who coordinates the activities of the Department.


    *   Highly motivated and capable of contributing to planning and
        implementing of a conservation programme.
    *   A recognised qualification in conservation.
    *   A good understanding of cultural conservation principles
        and ethics.
    *   Relevant conservation work experience.
    *   Excellent oral and written communication skills.

The Auckland Art Gallery was first established in 1888.  It is New
Zealand's oldest established gallery and is located in the inner
city on the edge of Albert Park.   The Main Building's exhibition
spaces display 19th century New Zealand and historical European art
collections, as well as temporary exhibitions. In October 1995, the
Gallery opened its contemporary annex, the NEW Gallery, in an
adjacent building for the display of contemporary arts. As well as
large-scale special exhibitions, the Gallery has an ongoing
programme of mid-range and smaller exhibitions focussing on the work
of New Zealand artists and the arts of the Asia Pacific region.

Salary range: NZ$44,067 - $50,076 (100%) with allowance for annual
3% increments based on achieving annual performance targets to a
maximum of $57,587 (115%).

Please contact Sarah Hillary (hillarys [at] akcity__govt__nz) for a copy of
the job description or more information.  The Gallery phone number
is +64 9 3077700 and Fax: +64 9 3021096.  Written applications for
the above position should be addressed to

    Margaret Richardson
    Human Resources Consultant
    Auckland City, Private Bag 92516
    Auckland, New Zealand.

Applications close April 20 2001.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 14:47
                  Distributed: Tuesday, March 20, 2001
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Received on Monday, 19 March, 2001

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