UNSW Galleries brings together the work of leading Australian and international practitioners, curators and writers working in the fields of contemporary art and design.
The Gallery Assistant manages the daily operations at UNSW Galleries from Tuesday to Saturday and is an essential part of the public face of UNSW Galleries. The position will be responsible for creating a welcoming and information environment for all visitors while overseeing the safety of exhibited works. In addition to their front-of-house duties, they will contribute to curatorial research, exhibition development, and public engagement initiatives.
To be successful in this role you must have:
Possession of a relevant qualification from a tertiary institution in the areas of Art History, Visual Arts, Arts Administration, or an equivalent level of knowledge gained through any other combination of education, training and/or experience.
Knowledge and experience within a gallery environment or arts-related activities coordinating front-of-house and other customer service activities.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the capacity to work autonomously or as a member of a team, including the ability to work under pressure whilst displaying the professional qualities of integrity, initiative, and reliability.
Evidence of good organisational skills, including the ability to manage time, handle competing priorities, meet deadlines and manage activities through to completion with minimal supervision.
Full time (35hrs per week), Tuesday – Saturday.
3 years fixed-term contract.
$70,218-$74,071 (plus 17% superannuation and leave loading).
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