Registration Officer

Brisbane, Australia
02 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
23 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

UQ Art Museum

A key aim of the UQ Art Museum is to foster critical enquiry, enjoyment and appreciation of art and visual culture. We aim to stimulate debate and dialogue across all UQ disciplines, to encourage participation by diverse audiences, and to enhance the campus experience of UQ students. We are committed to providing UQ students with professional skills and practical training in art museum management.

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. Through an active range of exhibitions, public programs and publications, the Art Museum seeks to engage with the University and broader community, and welcomes a diverse audience. 

The role

This position is the deputy to the Senior Registrar and as such possesses a scope of duties that extends across all aspects of registration and collection management. While the position may be required to undertake any duty within this scope, the particular ongoing focus of the position is upon all registration duties associated with incoming and outgoing loans of works of art. This includes but is not limited to: loan agreements, packing and crating, shipping and transportation, couriers, insurance, rights and reproduction licenses, copyright, documentation, condition reports, and lender communication. This position also functions as support to the Senior Registrar. As part of the UQ Art Museum team possess a commitment to share ideas and propose and implement new work practices.

The person

Applicants should possess a degree in a relevant discipline or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training. Knowledge of registration practices and a wide range of computer applications is essential. Knowledge of art registration practices and KE Emu software is desirable. Effective interpersonal and communication skills, exceptional organisational abilities and the ability to prioritise and meet deadlines, and work independently as well as in a team is essential. Previous experience in a similar role will be highly regarded.

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.  

This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to the contact person listed in the job advertisement.


This is a full-time, continuing appointment at HEW Level 5. The remuneration package will be in the range $64,597 - $72,348p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of 17% (total package will be in the range $75,579 - $84,648 p.a.).

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact name Beth Porter on +61 7 3346 8787 phone number of contact person or email address of contact person.

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