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Associate Curator and Executive Assistant

Above: Jelena Telecki, (from left) 'Cowgirl', 2021, oil on linen, 180 x 103 cm; 'Ready', 2021, oil on linen, 112 x 112 cm; 'Mushrooms 2', 2020 oil on linen, 139 x 112 cm. Installation view, 'the pleasurable, the illegible, the multiple, the mundane', Artspace, Sydney, 2021. Courtesy the artist and Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney. Photo: Zan Wimberley

The Associate Curator and Executive Assistant directly support the Executive in building capacity for the organisation and its artistic program, and is crucial during this next phase of strategic growth following the major capital redevelopment of The Gunnery building.

Read below for more information and how to apply

Applications close 5pm, Monday 22 August 2022. Please note that late applications will not be accepted.

Ever changing, ever challenging, Artspace is a place where audiences meet the artists and the ideas of our times.

Artspace is one of the leading institutions for the production and presentation of contemporary art in the Asia-Pacific.

Artspace’s mission is to enhance our culture through a deeper engagement with contemporary art. Embracing risk, experimentation, criticality and collaboration, Artspace’s multi-platform program facilitates new commissions, exhibitions, performances, artist residencies, public programs, publishing and advocacy.

Underpinned by a commitment to reflecting and advancing social and cultural diversity, Artspace catalyses new artistic visions and enables artists of all generations to test ideas and shape public conversations. 

For more information, including Selection Criteria, download the Position Description below.

Position Description

To apply, please submit the following documents in a single PDF: 

  • Response to the above selection criteria (three pages maximum)

  • Current curriculum vitae

  • Names and contact details for two professional referees

Applications should be submitted by 5pm on Monday 22 August to:

Enquiries can be directed to the Executive from Wednesday 3 August – Friday 19 August on 02 9356 0555, or by contacting Yuanyu Li to arrange a meeting time to discuss the role.

Artspace is an inclusive employer that values diverse perspectives and lived experiences. We are committed to providing a positive, flexible and supportive workplace and to embracing access and inclusion initiatives across the organisation.

We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, those identifying as LGBTQIA+ and people from culturally diverse communities.