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Job Opportunity | Glasshouse, Regional Gallery Curator

Job No: PMC20180731
Location: Port Macquarie, NSW
Employment Status: Full time
No. of Vacancies: 1
Applications close Sunday 3 June 2018
The Role
The Regional Gallery Curator is responsible for the day-to-day management and coordination of the Glasshouse Regional Gallery, including management of Council’s collection of art works, presentation of an annual program of exhibitions and events, to promote community participation in artistic and cultural practices, foster audience development and enhance visitation.
As a member of the Glasshouse senior team, the Regional Gallery Curator provides leadership and creative vision to plan and present a program of exhibitions and events.
The Glasshouse is the pre-eminent performance, arts and meeting facility in the region and is a fast paced, modern and dynamic environment. The multi- functional venue comprises a 588-seat theatre, 100-seat studio, an international-standard regional gallery, conference facilities, heritage displays and a Visitor Information Centre
The successful candidate will be a team player and an all-rounder who performs effectively in a diverse team. They will hold tertiary degree qualifications in Visual Arts, Fine Arts, Arts Management or Museum studies or similar qualification and demonstrated experience in exhibition development, curation and design and collection management.
High level communication and problem solving skills are also required.
Desirable requirements include experience in Local Government; financial management skills and experience working with volunteers.
This is a full time, permanent role, with remuneration in the range of $76,306.00 to $85,853.30 per annum (depending on skills and experience) for a 35 hour week worked in accordance with Council’s Flexible Working Hours policy, plus 9.5% superannuation. Some evening and weekend work will be required dependant on gallery events.
About Council
Port Macquarie-Hastings Council is located on the mid north coast of NSW in one of Australia’s fastest growing regions. We have a strong commitment to organisational excellence and community, through our service provision to some 80,000 residents. With an enviable climate, the Hastings region is a premier tourist destination offering a diverse range of lifestyle options that are great for supporting a healthy work life balance. Port Macquarie-Hastings Council was the 2017 winner of the prestigious A R Bluett Memorial award for most progressive and innovative council in NSW.
Contact Pam Milne Glasshouse Venue Manager, on (02) 6581 8888.
For more information and to apply visit the Port Macquarie-Hastings Council website.