Assistant Registrar, Collections and Storage

Brisbane, Australia
05 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
29 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

The University of Queensland Art Museum 

The University of Queensland Art Museum (UQ Art Museum) is located in the James and Mary Emelia Mayne Centre on The University of Queensland’s St Lucia campus, and is recognised as one of the nation’s most significant university art museums. The University of Queensland is home to one of the largest public art collections in Queensland. As custodian of the Collection, the Art Museum is charged with acquiring, preserving and presenting Australian art, with a particular emphasis on Queensland art. The UQ Art Museum has an active program to purchase innovative contemporary art, while historic works of art enter the Collection primarily through gifts and bequests. Through an active range of exhibitions, public programs and publications, the UQ Art Museum seeks to engage with the University and broader community, and welcomes a diverse audience.

The role

The purpose of the role is to assist in the management of the UQ Art Collection and the operation of UQ Art Museum’s collection storage facilities. The Assistant Registrar (Collections and Storage) ensures all artwork including new acquisitions and loans are managed to international museum standards and that procedures are followed with regard to access to the works and to the storage facilities. The Registration team comprises Senior Registrar, Museum Preparator, Assistant Registrar (Collections and Storage) and Registrar (Loans and Acquisitions) along with interns drawn from the student body of the University.

The person

Knowledge and demonstrated experience in art registration and facilities management duties is essential. The ability to work with team members and others to ensure that projects are fulfilled is also essential.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University’s Diversity and Inclusion webpage ( for further information and points of contact if you require additional support.  

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to Beth Porter


This is a part-time (4 days/0.8 FTE), continuing position at HEW Level 5. The remuneration package will be in the range $53,078 - $59,279.15 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17%.

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Beth Porter on +61 7 334 68708 or

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You must have valid Australian work rights to apply for this role.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.