Visual Arts

Example Job Adverts

Please find below some recent job advertisements sourced by the Careers and Employer Liaison Centre (CELC). 

It should be noted that this is not an exhaustive list, but is merely meant to demonstrate the employment opportunities available to graduates of this discipline.

JamFactory Contemporary Craft and Design, Digital and Public Programs Coordinator

Are you a social media wiz? JamFactory, a unique not for profit organisation supporting and promoting outstanding design and craftsmanship, is looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic Digital and Public Programs Coordinator. This new role will provide marketing, public program, on-line social media and digital content support for the organisation.

Applicants will have experience in developing digital media content, high level awareness of social media tools and networks, experience in coordinating events and photography and/or video production skills.

RMIT University, Exhibition Assistant

RMIT research and research training is global, partnered and making an impact. The RMIT Design Hub is an important part of RMIT"s public engagement in the field of design and strengthens our research.

An opportunity has now arisen for an Exhibition Assistant to assist the Curator and Creative Producer through all appropriate aspects of production, installation and de-installation for exhibitions at RMIT Design Hub. The Exhibitions Assistant will assist with securing loan agreements, image permissions, sourcing exhibition materials and front of house duties including co-ordination of volunteers.

The Exhibition Assistant must be available to attend the gallery on Saturdays throughout the period of the contract.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Assist with coordinating exhibition material loan agreements with exhibition partners.
  • Assist with research and sourcing of exhibition materials.
  • Assist the Creative Producer with logistical planning of the exhibition
  • Provide Gallery 'Front of house' duties
  • Assist with co-ordinating volunteers' assisting with the exhibition, and installation and de-installation planning
  • Assist with production and co-ordination of the public program of events & activities related to the exhibition
  • Other administrative tasks as required by the Curator and Creative Producer in the context of the successful delivery, promotion and management of the exhibition.

As the successful candidate you will be tertiary qualified in visual art, design, fashion, curatorial studies, arts management or a relevant field, and have demonstrated experience with gallery administration or a relevant cultural field and experience with assisting with the co-ordination of exhibition loan agreements and/or other contracts. You will have excellent time management skills, the ability to multi-task and prioritise to meet competing deadlines and good interpersonal and communication skills. You will also have strong systems skills including maintenance of databases and web, with competent Microsoft Office skills including Word, Excel and PowerPoint and /or Adobe Acrobat Professional, the ability to competently use design based programs such as InDesign and Photoshop. Key to your success in this role will be your ability to work within a team environment to ensure the successful delivery of exhibitions, events and programmes undertaken by RMIT Design Hub.

Sunshine Coast Council, Public Art Officer

As Public Art Officer, you will coordinate and oversee public art projects within Council’s Public Art Program and facilitate the construction, installation, maintenance and decommissioning of public artwork.

Your demonstrated knowledge and experience will allow you to develop forward thinking strategies for the region’s public art that align with policy and international best practice.

Your expertise will be called upon to provide curatorial advice and direction.  A great communicator, you will engage a variety of stakeholders and promote collections within the community.

To be successful in this position you will have relevant tertiary qualifications and/or equivalent substantial relevant experience combined with advanced knowledge of a range of art forms and cultural development principles.  You will also be eligible for membership with a recognised professional body relevant to the arts.

Ashfield Council, Arts & Cultural Development Worker

A motivated, enthusiastic and innovative person is needed to support Councils vision for a creative and inclusive community that celebrates cultural diversity.

The successful applicant will have tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline such as cultural/arts practice and/or management, event management within the arts or demonstrated practical experience. Experience in working with culturally diverse communities, arts and cultural organisations/groups and artists/practitioners to achieve arts and cultural outcomes utilising the principles of community engagement is essential.