Job Opportunity | Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, Art Gallery Director18.06.2018
As the leading visual arts organisation in the Riverina, Wagga Wagga Art Gallery inspires a vibrant, innovative and diverse regional arts culture: engaging with our local and global communities, supporting artists, and promoting a flourishing and experimental creative environment accessible to all.
Wagga Wagga Art Gallery welcomes over 40,000 people each year to an extensive range of exhibitions, events, education programs and public engagement activities. The Gallery is the home of the National Art Glass Collection, an internationally significant collection of contemporary Australian glass, as well as the Margaret Carnegie Print Collection, which consists of over fourteen hundred works in print by Australia’s foremost artists.
Your new role:
The Gallery is seeking a Director with exceptional strategic, management and leadership skills. This position is responsible for managing the operations and facilities of the Gallery in accordance with international industry best practices, and leading the delivery of exhibitions, public engagement, and collection management to the highest standards expected by the gallery’s audiences, stakeholders and community.
Candidates will need to demonstrate extensive experience in the public gallery sector or other relevant industry, and extensive professional knowledge of contemporary visual arts. Highly developed skills are also required in leadership, strategic planning, communication, financial management, and stakeholder engagement. The capacity to develop an ambitious, innovative and ethical vision for the Gallery will be essential.
Remuneration package commencing at $3,149.92 minimum gpf + superannuation
What you need to do now:
All applications must include three (3) documents:
- Covering letter,
- Current Resume, and
- Statement Addressing the Selection Criteria contained within the Position Description (a template has been provided below for use within applications).
What is next?
Applications close Monday, 25 June 2018 @ midnight AEST with interviews to be held after Monday, 9 July 2018. If you are interested in this role and would like more information, please contact Madeleine Scully, Manager Community Services, on 02 6926 9350. As part of the recruitment process, pre-employment checks will be conducted in line with requirements of the position.
For more information and to apply visit the City of Wagga Wagga website.