Registrar- Exhibitions and Loans

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Salary from $80,808 to $87,293 per annum plus 9.5% Superannuation  
  • City of Ballarat
  • Closing date for this position is Sunday, April 11, 2021 - 11:59pm
  • Permanent Full time  

  • Salary from $80,808 to $87,293 per annum plus 9.5% Superannuation    

  • Art Gallery of Ballarat  


The Art Gallery of Ballarat is Australia’s oldest, largest and most engaging regional gallery. Housing a nationally significant collection of over 11,500 artworks and hosting more than 35 exhibitions and 200 public programs and events each year, the Gallery is a key driver of cultural tourism to the Ballarat region as well as much loved local icon.   


We are looking for a driven, experienced exhibition specialist to manage the scheduling and practical and logistical aspects of exhibitions at the Gallery. The successful applicant will also manage inward and outward loans. This is a rare opportunity for an exceptional candidate to work with one of Australia’s best collection of Australian art. 


Key Selection Criteria  

  • Qualifications and experience as listed in position description.  

  • A comprehensive knowledge and understanding of art gallery registration practices and principles, loans management, art storage requirements and documentation. systems. Excellent knowledge and experience of conservation and packing techniques.    

  • Proven experience in undertaking a range of activities associated with exhibition planning and delivery, including the implementation and maintenance of schedules and management of competing priorities and deadlines.   

  • Considerable experience in training, motivating, coordinating and leading a team with a focus on project management and achieving corporate priorities.    

  • Demonstrated knowledge and considerable experience in strategic and budget planning and project management including developing briefs, scheduling, budgeting and meeting deadlines.   

  • Proven ability in the use of computer applications and collections management databases.    

  • Demonstrated high level communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to successfully liaise and negotiate at all levels and the ability to participate in a work culture consistent with Gallery values and being part of a cohesive and productive team.   

  • Knowledge and understanding of State indemnity schemes, Commonwealth Government insurance funding and cultural schemes, customs and export/import regulations for the transportation of works of art on loan.    

  • With a focus on service delivery, the ability to work flexibly, cooperatively and an ability to work outside core hours as required.   


The closing date for this position is 11:59pm Sunday, 11 April 2021. 

For further information on this position, please contact Director Louise Tegart on 5320 5774. 

The City of Ballarat is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a safe working environment that embraces and values child safety, diversity and inclusion.  



How to Apply

  • Read the Position Description
  • Complete and sign the Application Form
  • You must address the the Key Selection Criteria for your application to be considered
  • To apply, ensure you attach all the below documents and email and include the position title in the email subject:
    • Resume
    • Covering Letter
    • Addressed Key Selection Criteria
    • Application Form

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Equal Opportunity

The City of Ballarat is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to providing a safe and inclusive working environment that embraces and values child safety, diversity and flexibility. 

We welcome applications from all walks of life and celebrate the diversity and richness this brings to our workplace.

We welcome and encourage applications from people living with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer. 

We support flexible and accessible working arrangements for all and are committed to ensuring that all jobs in our workforce can be performed flexibly. If you're short listed for a role and are looking for flexibility, we encourage you to start the flexible working conversation with the hiring manager to find out what options may be possible for the role you're applying for.