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Positions at National Gallery of Australia

From: Janine Ossato <janine.ossato>
Date: Thursday, August 2, 2007
Textile Conservators
Conservation
National Gallery of Australia
NGA Level 5

Position Nos. Sup 239 and Sup 240

$54,385 - $58,200 per annum

The National Gallery of Australia (NGA) is one of Australia's major
institutions and holds extensive textile collections.  The upcoming
significant exhibitions in Asian textiles and theatre costumes will
provide a varied and exciting opportunity to conserve these collections.
Previous exhibitions include Sari to Sarong and From Russia with Love.

The NGA level 5 positions would be active members of a small focused
team preparing works for exhibition and loan including treatments,
research and analysis, preparation for display, packing for loan and
storage.

Requirements for positions

    *   Tertiary qualifications in materials conservation
        specialising in textiles and at least 2 years experience in
        the field.

    *   A good knowledge of materials and methods used in the
        manufacture of a wide range of textiles and costumes.

    *   Demonstrated knowledge of the methods of technical and
        scientific examination and conservation treatment of
        textiles.

    *   Successful applicants for these positions will be required
        to demonstrate the ability to liaise across a wide range of
        Gallery staff and the public on all aspects of conservation,
        with well developed interpersonal and communication skills
        and the ability to work as a positive team member.

These positions are temporary for a period of up to 2 years.
Further information may be obtained by contacting

    Micheline Ford
    Senior Textile Conservator
    +44 2 6240 6468
    micheline.ford [at] nga__gov__au

The successful applicants will be subject to a probationary period
of employment and a security check will also apply.

Applications should address the selection criteria, which can be
obtained by contacting the Recruitment Officer on +61 2 6240 6447 or
by accessing <URL:http://www.nga.gov.au/jobs>.

Applications for these positions should reach the Recruitment
Officer by close of business 24 August 2007 at GPO Box 1150,
Canberra ACT 2601 or recruitment [at] nga__gov__au or facsimile 6270 6407.

The National Gallery of Australia is an Australian Government Agency

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