First listed on: 16 June 2020

Exhibitions and Collections Officer

When life speeds up and becomes more complicated we yearn for simple things, like time, a sense of connection, stability, belonging to a community. We’ve had a good close up look and reckon that this is what Clarence Valley can deliver to your life and your family.

So, if you want what others have - that’s great. But just maybe we’re what you need.

Either way it really can’t hurt to check what living in the Clarence is all about.... right! 

Clarence Valley Council has reputation in the community for providing quality service and this is a credit to the teamwork, dedication and skill of our employees. We value our employees and provide a progressive, rewarding and flexible working environment. 

So... come join us in the Clarence Valley where we work, rest & play!

Checkout about living in the Clarence Valley here.

What you need to know...

  • permanent part time - 42 hours per fortnight
  • salary - $30.81 - $36.74 per hour, plus superannuation
  • location - Grafton
  • flexible work options for a healthy work/life balance

About the role

Grafton Regional Gallery is seeking a highly motivated and proactive Collections and Exhibitions Officer to assist with the development and presentation of the Gallery's exhibition program and the coordination of the permanent collection.

As the Collections and Exhibitions Officer you will utilise industry best practice for art work registration, installation, conservation, storage and handling in this role. You will have experience in collection/museum practice and be responsible for the development and maintenance of the collection database and artist files. You will actively monitor the condition and location of works of art, environmental conditions within the Gallery, and coordinate logistics for exhibitions, and installation. You will prepare contracts and documentation for incoming and outgoing loans and other collection management related administration.

Download the position description here.


Niomi Sands, Regional Gallery Director on (02) 6642 3177

Closing date

Monday, 6 July 2020 at 11.30 pm (NSW time) 

Other important information

This position is located at Council's Grafton Regional Gallery, however, this may change should business needs identify other work locations to be more appropriate to deliver our services in the future.

A probation period applies to this position.

How to apply:

  • All applications must be lodged online via Council's website
  • Once you start your online application you cannot save and return later. 
  • You may wish to prepare your responses in a Word document, and then copy and paste into the fields below.
  • Attachments such as certificates and licences must be combined into one document before you attach them to your application.
  • You must use your own email address and not one used previously by another person that has applied for a position with Council.
  • For further information about the selection process including tips on how to address the selection criteria please refer to the Careers page on the Clarence Valley Council website. 

For this application you will be required to supply a resume and relevant certificates and licences.


Council is an EEO employer and indigenous people are encouraged to apply.

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