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Subject: Position at Queensland Art Gallery

Position at Queensland Art Gallery

From: Anne Carter <anne.carter>
Date: Wednesday, February 27, 2002
Conservator, Works on Paper (Temporary vacancy)
Queensland Art Gallery
Brisbane, Australia
Vacancy Reference Number: QAG 603/02
Level: PO3 ($47,808 - $52,206 per annum)

The Queensland Art Gallery has a temporary vacancy for a Paper
Conservator. The position is full time and is available from 15
March 2002 until 14 February 2003 while an officer is on leave.

The Queensland Art Gallery forms a major part of the Queensland
Cultural Centre and is the State's most important resource for the
visual arts. The Government announcement of the construction of a
new Queensland Gallery of Modern Art as an expansion of the
Queensland Art Gallery and due to open in 2005, provides the
platform for exciting program development opportunities, encouraging
patronage and ushering in a new era in public programming and
access.  The Gallery currently has a staff of 120. In addition, an
extensive volunteer guide program exists. The gallery undertakes a
regional exhibition program as well as offering professional
services throughout the State.

Duties of this position are: to undertake conservation activities
related to the care, display, storage, treatment, use and transport
of works on paper in the Queensland Art Gallery collection under the
direction of the Head of Conservation. To coordinate and document
the activities of the paper Conservation section with the support of
a Conservation Technical Assistant (Mountcutting), Technical
Assistants and an Administrative Assistant, Conservation. Give
advice on the suitability of works on paper for loan and undertake
subsequent preparations. Undertake technical examination and
research relevant to the collection and make recommendations in
regard to issues of preventive conservation. The ability to
undertake treatment work with minimal supervision is essential as
there is only one paper conservator on staff.

The successful candidate will possess a degree or relevant
qualification in Paper Conservation. At least 2 years work
experience in the field of paper conservation and an interest in
photographic conservation are desirable.

The Gallery is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Selection for this
position will be made on the basis of merit and will be assessed
against specific selection criteria. A position description,
application cover sheet and guidelines for applicants are available
from the Corporate Administration Agency (CAA) web site
<URL:>  This documentation
can also be obtained by phoning the 24 hr CAA information line on
+61 7 3842 9340 and quoting the Vacancy Reference Number QAG 603/02.

If you require detailed information about this position please

    Anne Carter
    (Acting) Head of Conservation
    +61 7 3840 7294
    anne.carter [at] qag__qld__gov__au

Applications close 5pm Friday 15 March 2002 and should be sent to:

    HR Coordinator (Recruitment Services)
    Corporate Administration Agency
    PO Box 3159
    South Brisbane QLD 4101

                  Conservation DistList Instance 15:59
               Distributed: Wednesday, February 27, 2002
                       Message Id: cdl-15-59-031
Received on Wednesday, 27 February, 2002

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