Curator (Art and Object)
The key responsibilities of the Curator (Art and Object) role include:
Contributing to the development of online and physical exhibitions and displays.
Advancing and implementing the Collection Development Strategy through the assessment, selection and accessioning of material for the Art and Object collection.
Providing specialist advice and answering enquiries about the AIATSIS collection. This role is responsible for the supervision of one staff member and any volunteers.
Engaging and collaborating with external stakeholders, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, donors to the Collection, and professionals from other collecting institutions.
The role requires the successful candidate to have experience working with Indigenous materials in a cultural centre, museum, library, archive or gallery context and a proven understanding of exhibition development and collection management practices. The successful candidate will have excellent stakeholder engagement skills and an ability to identify and negotiate appropriate collection development sources and opportunities. Experience managing or coordinating projects is highly desirable.
The successful candidate may be responsible for undertaking work related to the care and management of items with cultural sensitivities. Sensitivities may include but are not limited to gender, ceremonial or initiation restrictions as well as the use of offensive terminology. The completion of these tasks is supported by cultural and institutional safety procedures and protocols, as well as those identified by the successful candidate.Find out more
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