Senior Curator – Chau Chak Wing Museum, Nicholson Collection

In this role you will be responsible for initiating and developing a program of exhibitions, displays and associated public programs based principally on the Museum’s collections in liaison with key stakeholders. This position will see you develop and maintain relationships with donors and collectors and other museums, whilst also ensuring accurate written and photographic documentation of the collection. You will work with collections management team to add to the knowledge about the collections including their sources and individual histories. We are seeking a collaborative individual who will teach and engage with academic staff and the public to attract audiences to this exceptional collection at the Chau Chak Wing Musuem, at the University of Sydney.

Requirements include:

  • extensive experience in the management, curation, use and interpretation of museum collections to a wider public
  • knowledge and proven curatorial expertise or publications in at least one major area of the Nicholson collections
  • experience in providing leadership, mentoring and guidance to staff including volunteers.
  • editing and publishing; museum collection management and documentation; public relations; public speaking including lectures and tours
  • a broad knowledge of the antiquities market within relevant international legislation, and an ability to establish relative values and significance for works within the collection
  • demonstrated skills and experience in the handling and recording of moveable cultural heritage including archaeological artefacts; demonstrated editing and research skills

Applications close 9 September 2021.

Further information is available on the website.