Job Opportunity – Education Coordinator, NGA (Canberra)

Job Opportunity – Education Coordinator, NGA (Canberra)

Dear QATA members,

We have been asked to share through our network the job opportunity below.

Dear colleagues,

There is an opportunity to join the team at the NGA as Education Coordinator that is currently being advertised.

Full details about applying to work at the NGA available on the website at: http://nga.gov.au/AboutUs/jobs/Index.cfm
Thanks, Mirah

Mirah Lambert
Programs Manager
P +61 2 6240 6672 M: 0418 116 030 | nga.gov.au
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EDUCATION COORDINATOR
Education, Public Programs & Research Library
NGA Level 5/6
Position Number 6075
$68,101 – $87,322pa

The Education Coordinator works as part of a team and coordinates education visits to the Gallery by developing strong connections to the education sector nation-wide, maintaining good communication with this sector, promoting the education programs and resources of the Gallery, managing the education bookings and staffing of the delivery of education tours.

This role also contributes to the research, design, development, delivery and evaluation of learning programs, experiences and events that enrich understanding and appreciation of the Gallery’s collections, exhibitions and curatorial scholarship.

The successful applicant will have a demonstrated knowledge of the visual arts including the Gallery’s collecting strengths: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, Australian art, Asia and Pacific art and/or European and American Art. Tertiary qualifications in Visual Art or Fine Art Education are required and recent classroom experience would be an advantage. Gallery/museum programming experience in one or more of the following audience areas is required:

Early childhood, children, early teens and families
Special needs access, people with dementia and carers, art therapy
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture
Senior secondary school and youth
University, professional development, adult education, artists
This is a full-time ongoing employment opportunity. After hours and weekend work is required on occasions. Time off in lieu will apply. Further information about the position may be obtained by contacting Mirah Lambert on (02) 6240 6672 or email: mirah.lambert@nga.gov.au.

Possession of a ‘Working with Vulnerable People’ Registration Card is a requirement of this position.

Applicants should address the selection criteria. Information regarding eligibility requirements for employment at the Gallery together with documentation outlining the duties, selection criteria and the skills, experience and qualifications required for this position is available here. The Recruitment Officer can be contacted on (02) 6240 6447.

Applications for this position should reach the Recruitment Officer by 19 January 2017 at recruitment@nga.gov.au.