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Subject: Position at Queensland Art Gallery

Position at Queensland Art Gallery

From: Anne Carter <anne.carter>
Date: Thursday, November 11, 2004
Conservator (Works on Paper)
Queensland Art Gallery
Brisbane Australia

Permanent Full-Time Position
Salary: $53,055 - $57,936 per annum
Vacancy Reference Number:  QAG 615/04

The construction of a second site for the Queensland Art
Gallery--the new Queensland Gallery of Modern Art (QGOMA), due to
open in 2006--offers an unprecedented opportunity for the successful
applicant to play a role in strategically re-positioning the Gallery
for the challenges of the 21st Century.

Purpose of Position: Ensure appropriate conservation care,
treatment and research of contemporary works of art on paper and
photographs from the Collection including during storage,
exhibition, loan and regional touring programs.

Skills/Abilities: Possession of relevant tertiary qualification/s in
Conservation; Knowledge of the materials and techniques commonly
used in the creation of works of art on paper, including
contemporary art and photographs and of techniques available for
their technical examination and analysis; Demonstrated skills in
assessing the conservation requirements of a diverse range of works
of art on paper, including contemporary art and photographs and in
successfully applying conservation treatments to these works;
Knowledge of professional museum practices appropriate to the
handling, packing, transport, display and storage of works of art on
paper; Proven ability to work effectively with a multi-disciplinary
group of staff, artists, educators and members of the public; A
knowledge of art history and/or practice; Proven ability to work
effectively with limited supervision.

For an application kit telephone +61 7 3842 9340 or visit

For further information about the position, contact

    Anne Carter
    Head of Conservation
    +61 7 3840 7742
    anne.carter [at] qag__qld__gov__au

Applications Close:  5.00 pm Friday 3 December 2004

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Received on Thursday, 11 November, 2004

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