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Subject: Position at National Gallery of Victoria

Position at National Gallery of Victoria

From: Ruth Shervington <ruth.shervington>
Date: Friday, December 8, 2006
Conservator of Paper
National Gallery of Victoria
Salary Level: VPS 4.1. - $58,550 +9% superannuation
Full-time, on-going position (3 month probationary period)

The National Gallery of Victoria is Australia's oldest public art
gallery holding an outstanding collection of Australian and
International Art. The works of art on paper are of exceptional
quality and span from the mid-15th century to present. The
collection includes artworks from a wide range of origins and
comprise of a diverse array of materials and techniques. The
collection is displayed at two venues NGV: Australia and NGV:
International. The gallery also maintains an off-site store.

The gallery is seeking suitably qualified and experienced candidates
for the position of Conservator of Paper. This position is an
integral part of the NGV's Paper and Photography conservation team
that is located in the conservation department. The Conservator of
Paper will be working on artwork from the Prints and Drawings,
Asian, Contemporary and ATSI (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander)
collections. The position is based in the Conservation Department's
recently refurbished facilities at NGV: International, located on St
Kilda Rd, Melbourne.

Applicants must have a tertiary qualification from a recognised art
conservation training programme or equivalent, including extensive
experience working in the examination and treatment of high value
works of art on paper and paper-related material. Well developed
practical skills are essential and the ability to carry out complex
treatments with limited supervision. A broad knowledge of materials
and methods used in the construction of works of art is required. In
addition, well-developed interpersonal, communication and
organisational skills are essential. Detailed position requirements
are available in the role statement at

Written applications should include a cover letter, a statement
addressing the Key Selection criteria in the Role Statement and a
current curriculum vitae (CV).

Applications are to be forwarded to

    HR Job Applications
    National Gallery of Victoria
    PO Box 7259, Melbourne, VIC 8004
    jobapplications [at] ngv__vic__gov__au

Closing date: January 19, 2007.
For more information about the position, please contact

    Ruth Shervington
    +61 3 8620 2119
    ruth.shervington [at] ngv__vic__gov__au

Ruth Shervington
Senior Conservator of Paper
National Gallery of Victoria
180 St Kilda Road Melbourne Vic 3004 Australia
+61 3 8620 2119
Fax: +61 3 8620 2505

                  Conservation DistList Instance 20:31
                Distributed: Saturday, December 9, 2006
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Received on Friday, 8 December, 2006

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