Curator, Collections and Exhibitions - Fixed Term Maternity Cover
Dunedin Public Art Gallery
The Dunedin Public Art Gallery is offering a fixed term, 10-month, full-time position, providing the opportunity for someone with a demonstrated commitment to researching, developing and implementing exhibitions and exhibition publications to work in a dynamic and creative professional environment.
Reporting to the Exhibitions and Collection Manager, you will be a member of the Gallery's Exhibitions and Collection team. You will research, develop and contribute to the implementation of a varied programme of exhibitions and related publications which are consistent with the Dunedin Public Art Gallery's exhibition and publication plans.
- Committed to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi and able to work professionally and sensitively with a wide range of ethnic and cultural groups.
- Comprehensive experience as a curator, including a substantial record of exhibition development and publication writing and editing.
- A strong knowledge of contemporary art practice in Aotearoa and the world.
- Experience in developing programmes designed to make collections and exhibitions accessible to a wider audience.
- Highly developed skills in research, collection development, concept development, exhibition making and presentation, writing and editing, and the preparation of applications for funding.
- Highly developed project management skills.
- Highly developed conceptual skills and the ability to work effectively on a number of projects simultaneously.
- Committed to the job and actively involved in the area of expertise.
- Trustworthy, reliable and willing to abide by the Museums Aotearoa Code of Ethics for Museum Professionals.
- Committed to achieving Dunedin Public Art Gallery's vision and objectives.
- Self-motivated and able to work both independently and as an effective member of a team.
If you have a positive outlook, sound experience in curatorial practice, an awareness of current developments in the visual arts and a strong willingness to take on the diverse tasks required of a curator in a public gallery environment, then we look forward to hearing from you.
Applications close Monday 5 July 2021