Job | Assistant Curator, Kenneth E. Tyler Collection | National Gallery of Australia

Assistant Curator, Kenneth E. Tyler Collection
NGA Level 4/5
Position number 4305
$61,706 – $73,064 pa

The Kenneth Tyler collection comprises over 7000 editioned prints, proofs, drawings, paper-works, screens, multiples and illustrated books as well as a collection of rare candid photography, film and audio and reference material.

The Assistant Curator’s role is to assist in developing web-based material and online access, assisting in and contributing to the digitisation and cataloguing of the film and sound component of the collection.

The Assistant Curator’s role is to assist the Senior Curator and Curator in the preparation of exhibitions and publications related to the Tyler Collection.

The position is located in the International Prints, Drawings and Illustrated Books Department of the International Art.

To be successful in this role, applicants must demonstrate knowledge of American printmaking in general, the history of Kenneth Tyler’s workshops in particular and have a demonstrated commitment to a career in curatorship. The successful applicant will also have relevant tertiary qualifications.

This is a full-time non-ongoing employment opportunity available for a period of 18 months with the possibility of an extension of a further 18 months. Applicants should note that this role will be filled at the NGA4 level. More information about the position may be obtained by contacting Sally Foster on (02) 6240 6769 or

Applicants interested in this role should submit a current resume/CV and a brief statement of claims addressing the selection criteria of up to 1000 words (1-2 pages) in total, which details your skills, experience and qualifications which are relevant to this position. Please note that the selection criteria don’t need to be addressed individually.

The job description and selection documentation and information regarding eligibility requirements for employment at the Gallery are available here.

Applications close at midnight on Sunday, 29 April 2021 and should be emailed to . The Recruitment Officer may also be contacted on (02) 6240 6447.

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