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Position at Queensland Art Gallery

From: Anne Carter <anne.carter>
Date: Tuesday, October 1, 2002
Conservator, Works on Paper
Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
Vacancy Reference Number: QAG 610/02
Level: PO3 ($49,243 - $53,772 per annum)

The Queensland Art Gallery has a vacancy for a Paper Conservator.
This position permanent and full time and is available from 17
February 2003.

The Queensland Art Gallery forms a major part of the Queensland
Cultural Centre and is the home of the Asia Pacific Triennial of
Contemporary Art. The announcement of the construction of a new
Queensland Gallery of Modern Art as an expansion of the Queensland
Art Gallery, which is due to open in 2005, provides the platform for
exciting program development opportunities, public programming and
access. The Gallery's acquisition policy recognises that the
historical collections will continue to be enhanced and refined
concurrently with a major acquisitions effort emphasising
significant modern and contemporary works destined for display at
the new Queensland Gallery of Modern Art. 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, treatment, research and public access of works
of art 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
the Conservation Technical Assistant (Mountcutting), Conservation
Technical Assistants and the 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 and research 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
modern and contemporary media is 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 telephoning the CAA on +61 7 3842 9340 and
quoting the Vacancy Reference Number QAG 610/02.  If you require
detailed information about this position please contact

    Anne Carter
    Acting) Head of Conservation
    +617 3840 7294
    anne.carter [at] qag__qld__gov__au

Applications close 5:00pm Friday 18 October 2002 and should be sent

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

Anne Carter
Acting Head of Conservation
Queensland Art Gallery
PO Box 3686 South Brisbane 4001
61 7 3840 7294
Fax: + 61 7 3844 8865

                  Conservation DistList Instance 16:25
                Distributed: Wednesday, October 2, 2002
                       Message Id: cdl-16-25-025
Received on Tuesday, 1 October, 2002

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