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Northcote Studio

Northcote
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Collingwood Gallery

Collingwood
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Careers

We are proud to engage a highly qualified team of staff and volunteers who support, promote and advocate for our artists.

the following roles Are closed and undergoing interview stages

  • Artwork Registrations Officer 
  • STAFF ARTIST SPECIALIST – Digital Program

Artwork Registrations Officer 


Hours: 
22.5 hours per week with some flexibility on the days and set hours
Salary: $67,000 pro-rata, Level 2.1, salary packaging available
Reports to: Curator & Gallery Manager
Position Location: 24 High Street Northcote, Victoria (Collingwood Yards, Collingwood Wednesday mornings)

Download position description – Artwork Registrations Officer

Arts Project Australia is a creative social enterprise based in Northcote that supports artists with intellectual disabilities, promotes their work and advocates for inclusion within contemporary art practice.

Arts Project Australia offers an ongoing studio-based fine art program staffed by practising artists, providing support and assistance to people living with intellectual disabilities wishing to develop their artistic skills and creative output in an engaged and sustained way.

The Arts Project gallery runs an ongoing online and physical exhibitions program through which artist’s work is promoted locally, nationally and internationally in both public institutions and commercial galleries.

Arts Project Australia offers its staff a unique, creative and stimulating work environment.

We are seeking expressions of interest from suitably experienced art registrars and administrators, proficient in managing database systems and documenting 2D artwork. The successful candidate will join a dynamic gallery team that supports over 150 artists through its gallery and stockroom processes including coordinating the safe storage and documentation of artwork, as well as maintenance of the image library for selected artworks from our studio program.

Essential Knowledge, Skills & Abilities 

  • Tertiary qualifications in archives & records management or equivalent professional experience.
  • Experience in organising and managing an arts archive and cataloguing system.
  • Experience in producing high-quality digital photographs of a range of artwork.
  • Demonstrate a high-level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrate the ability to plan and meet deadlines.
  • Present excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Communicate positively and effectively with a diverse range of people.
  • Work well one-on-one as well as in a team. 
  • Demonstrate excellent computer literacy skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook), database/collections management software and Photoshop.
  • Demonstrate positive OH&S practices.
  • Current Driver’s Licence.

Desirable Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Tertiary qualifications in arts administration and/or art or equivalent professional experience.
  • Experience working with disability organisations.

NOTE: The successful applicant will need a current Working with Children Check, consent to a Police Check and an NDIS Workers Screen Check as part of the terms of their employment.

Applicants should include a cover letter, address the essential selection criteria above, and a copy of your curriculum vitae.

Please email your submission to Sim Luttin, Curator & Gallery Manager [email protected].

Applications closed on Sunday 21 March at 5pm EST. 


STAFF ARTIST SPECIALIST – Digital Program

UPDATE 15 MARCH: 3 MONTH CONTRACT

Arts Project Australia is a creative social enterprise based in Northcote that supports artists with intellectual disabilities, promotes their work and advocates for inclusion within contemporary art practice.

Arts Project Australia offers an ongoing studio-based fine art program staffed by practising artists, providing support and assistance to people living with intellectual disabilities wishing to develop their artistic skills and creative output in an engaged and sustained way.

The Arts Project Gallery runs an ongoing online and physical exhibitions program through which their work is promoted locally, nationally and internationally in both public institutions and commercial galleries.

Arts Project Australia offers its staff a unique, creative and stimulating work environment.

We are seeking expressions of interest from suitably experienced practitioners, proficient in digital media across a multitude of areas. The successful candidate will join a team that facilitates studio sessions with the artists in all areas of digitally based art including photography and video, and more broadly when required, a proficiency with traditional art materials.

The role encompasses 15 hours per week on Thursdays and Fridays.

Candidates must address the following selection criteria in their application:

  • A tertiary qualification in Fine Art, Graphic Art or higher, or equivalent.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of the Adobe Creative Cloud, including: Photoshop, After Effects, In Design, Premiere, and Audition. An understanding and ability in stop motion animation, a working knowledge of an SLR digital camera, photography techniques and studio lighting, and a practical knowledge of traditional art making methods and materials.
  • Creative capacity reflected in personal art making.
  • The ability to lead, support, mentor and motivate individuals in the creative process.
  • A capacity to communicate effectively with neuro-diverse individuals.
  • Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills including negotiation and advocacy.
  • Demonstrated positive OH&S practices.
  • A current Victorian driver’s licence.
  • Ability to work effectively in an active and busy work environment, both as an individual and within a team.

Applicants should address the selection criteria above, and direct their submission to the Studio Manager, James McDonald james.m[email protected] Applications should also include a cover letter, a copy of your curriculum vitae, and a link to a small sample of your current creative output.

NOTE: The successful applicant will need a current Working with Children Check, consent to a Police Check and an NDIS Workers Screen Check as part of the terms of their employment.

Applications closed on Wednesday, March 17th


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I have a job I love in such a narrow industry for which we all spend a lot of time studying…It’s important to work in a place which aligns with your values.
– Arts Project Staff Member