Tauranga Art Gallery

Job details

Tauranga Art Gallery
4 Jan 2013
Bay of Plenty
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Management & Admin


Tauranga Art Gallery is seeking a proactive, enthusiastic and innovative individual to co-ordinate exhibition registration services. You will be responsible for preparing loan documentation and condition reports for artworks exhibited at the Gallery, and assisting national and international freight arrangements.

As Registrar, you will also work closely with the Art Gallery Director and Exhibitions Team developing and maintaining systems for receiving, recording and handling of artworks, to protect and to enhance access to items.

The successful applicant will have:   • Experience in assisting with collecting and returning artworks required for exhibitions   • Experience in maintaining accurate documentation of the collection and loaned works including accessioning, cataloguing and maintaining an accurate database   • Knowledge in ensuring correct packing and handling of art works to be transported   • Experience in assisting with handling exhibition loans and condition reports   • Experience in the delivery of exhibitions in an art gallery/museum (essential)   • Ability to assist the Art Gallery Director, Exhibitions Manager and other staff as required (ie: physically handling artworks during exhibition installation and de-installation).   • Knowledge of compliance laws (preferable)   • The ability to manage resources efficiently • An understanding of Maori cultural values and protocol   • Sound verbal and written communication including computer literacy • A high level of physical fitness and health   • Pride in their honesty, integrity, reliability, and work ethics

For a position description, see, or email:

For more information on the Tauranga Art Gallery visit ________________________________________________________________

Applications should be made in writing and include the following:

• a covering letter

• a copy of your Curriculum Vitae including verified copies of any relevant qualifications

Closing date: Friday 4th January 2013

Note: email applications will not be accepted.

Key skills

Experience in the delivery of exhibitions in an art gallery/museum (essential)

How to apply

Send written applications to: The Director, Tauranga Art Gallery, PO Box 13255, Tauranga 3141

Written by

Tauranga Art Gallery

5 Dec 2012

Interests Tauranga Art Gallery showcases quality regional, national and international visual arts in a range of media.