This position offers an exciting opportunity for an experienced Registrar to work with a small team on Australia’s largest and most exciting contemporary visual arts event. Download the Information Package for more information. Applications close at midnight on Sunday, 24 May 2015.
Previous experience working as a Registrar in a gallery, exhibition or museum environment is essential.
The Registrar is responsible for overseeing the registration, freight and insurance requirements for the exhibition, as well as working as part of the exhibition team on the development and delivery of all aspects of the exhibition. The position reports directly to the Head of Exhibition and works closely with the Exhibition, Public Programs and Education, Marketing, Sponsorship, Benefaction, and Finance and Administration teams, as well as with the Artistic Director and their delegates.
The Registrar plays a vital role in the exhibition development process. The position requires a holistic approach to loan management and logistics whilst maintaining the best interests of the presentation of the work and remaining flexible. Attention to detail and documentation is paramount, and building rapport with lenders, freight and technical personnel is essential.
Applications marked ‘Confidential’ and addressing the selection criteria must be received by midnight on Sunday, 24 May 2015. Applications that do not address the selection criteria will not be considered.
Your application must include:
- a cover letter;
- responses to each selection criteria;
- a current CV; and
- the names and daytime contacts of at least two (2) professional referees.
Gina Hall, Head of Exhibition
or post, marked ‘Confidential’ to:
Head of Exhibition
Biennale of Sydney
Level 4, The Arts Exchange
10 Hickson Road
The Rocks NSW 2000
Image: Sharmila Samant, Against the Grain, 2008 and Sounds of the Silenced, 2008. Installation View of the 16th Biennale of Sydney at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Courtesy the artist. This project was made possible with the generous support of the Keir Foundation and additional support from Bose Pacia Gallery, New York. Photograph: Greg Weight