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Head of People and Performance
Executive Level 2

Position No. 0106
$111,051 to $126,917 pa

At the National Gallery of Australia, we value Art for everyone and provide access to art within and beyond the Gallery walls.  We strive to lead the way in our field and in everything we do, encouraging new ideas and ways of doing things.  We are leaders in the conservation, interpretation and display of the NGA's exceptional collections and have a proven track record of being creative, entrepreneurial and collaborative.

As part of the leadership team, the Head of People and Performance is responsible for leading the development of the Gallery's people and planning frameworks, and driving organisational performance.  This position plays a key role in the NGA's organisational change and business planning agenda and is responsible for developing strategies to deliver a high performing work force and workplace culture.

The successful applicant will provide high level expert HR, and People and Performance advice on policy, legislation, systems and processes while initiating, overseeing and approving a range of complex workplace and client related documentation. Key to success is the ability to strategically plan, implement, manage, review and evaluate workplace planning and recruitment with a focus of achieving outcomes and leading continuous improvement and change.

You will provide thought leadership and structured planning to the growth and assessment of a high performance workplace culture founded upon personal and professional development, normative healthy work behaviours, emotional intelligence competencies, conflict dynamics optimisation and collaboration and peer support. As part of the HR team, you will create and deliver systems for internal communications between staff, departments and levels of the organisation, opening up new channels and pathways for information exchange, dissemination and collaboration.

The position is a full-time ongoing employment opportunity. Further information regarding the position is available by contacting David Perceval on 02 6240 6439 or david.perceval@nga.gov.au

Information regarding eligibility requirements for employment at the Gallery together with documentation outlining duties and selection criteria which details skills, experience and qualifications required is available here. The Recruitment Officer can also be contacted on (02) 6240 6718.

Applications for this position must reach the Recruitment Officer by 8 September 2016 at recruitment@nga.gov.au

The National Gallery of Australia is a non-APS agency, therefore transfer provisions do not apply.

Position closes: 2016.09.08 17:00

Mountcutting & Framing Assistant
NGA 3/4
Position No. 5037
$55,025 to $67,075 pa

The Mountcutting & Framing Assistant is based in the Conservation Department and is responsible for mounting and framing works of art in the National Collection.  The occupant undertakes conservation mounting and framing to meet the Gallery's standards and keeps abreast of latest developments in mounting techniques and materials.

The successful applicant will have demonstrated experience in preventive conservation principles and mountcutting and framing works of art along with an understanding of the materials of watercolours, prints, drawings and photographs.  Demonstrated experience developing work schedule planning and time management is also required.

This position is a full-time ongoing employment opportunity. Further information regarding the position is available by contacting James Ward on 02 6240 6402 or james.ward@nga.gov.au.        

Applicants must address the selection criteria. Information regarding eligibility requirements for employment at the Gallery together with documentation outlining duties and selection criteria which detail the skills, experience and qualifications required is available here. The Recruitment Officer can also be contacted on (02) 6240 6718.

Applications for this position must reach the Recruitment Officer by 1 September 2016 at recruitment@nga.gov.au

Position closes: 2016.09.01 17:00

Employment & conditions

The National Gallery of Australia's terms and conditions of employment are set out in its Enterprise Agreement (pdf 339kb)

Please complete the personal particulars form and supply it with your application.

To be eligible for employment you must be an Australian citizen or be eligible to apply for Australian citizenship within a reasonable period of time. Successful applicants will be subject to a probationary period of employment. A security check will also apply.

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