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Subject: Position at National Gallery of Victoria

Position at National Gallery of Victoria

From: Holly McGowan-Jackson <holly.mcgowan.jackson>
Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2002
Frames and Furniture Conservator, Band 2,
National Gallery of Victoria
2 year fixed term position.
Salary: $30,399 - $35,000 + 9% employer superannuation contribution.
Position to commence: January, 2003.

The National Gallery of Victoria is Australia's oldest and
pre-eminent public art gallery.  The NGV is entering an exciting
period with the recent opening of the Ian Potter Centre: NGV
Australia, and the reopening of the completely refurbished St Kilda
Road premises in late 2003.

The NGV is seeking a qualified conservator to join the Frames and
Furniture section of the NGV Conservation Department, which employs
over 20 conservators and support staff.  The Frames and Furniture
section plays an important role in the redevelopment programmes with
the conservation treatment of frames and furniture as well as the
manufacture of reproduction frames.

The successful candidate will possess tertiary qualifications in the
conservation of cultural materials specializing in frames, furniture
or objects, or a related field, or have equivalent professional
training.  They will have demonstrated practical experience in the
conservation of highly valuable and irreplaceable items, including
frames and furniture, and have knowledge of preventive conservation
measures for these items.  They will have the ability to work under
limited supervision and as part of a team, and possess
well-developed interpersonal and communication skills.   Ideally the
person will have practical experience in the traditional
ornamentation and gilding of picture frames.

The position will initially be located in the Frames and Furniture
Conservation studio at the NGV temporary facilities in North
Melbourne and is scheduled to relocate to a new purpose-built
conservation studio at NGV International, St Kilda Road, Southbank,
in April 2003.

To obtain a copy of the role statement contact Human Resources on
+61 3 9208 0271/283 or visit <URL:>.
For further details contact

    Holly McGowan Jackson
    +61 3 9208 0320

Written applications (to be formatted as per NGV requirements) are
to be forwarded to the

    Manager, Human Resources
    National Gallery of Victoria
    PO Box 7259
    Melbourne 8004
    hr [at] ngv__vic__gov__au
    Fax: +61 3 9208 0417

by close of business on 15th November, 2002

Holly McGowan-Jackson
Conservator of Frames and Furniture
National Gallery of Victoria
Administration Centre
112 Macaulay Road
North Melbourne  VIC  3051
+61 3 9208 0320
Fax: +61 3 9208 0249

                  Conservation DistList Instance 16:30
                Distributed: Wednesday, October 30, 2002
                       Message Id: cdl-16-30-026
Received on Tuesday, 29 October, 2002

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