UQ Art Museum
Casual Internship Appointment
Be part of an organisation with meaningful purpose and impact
Culture committed to excellence and innovation
Based at St Lucia Campus
As part of the UQ community, you'll have the opportunity to work alongside the brightest minds, who have joined us from all over the world.
Everyone here has a role to play. As a member of our professional staff cohort, you will be actively involved in working towards our vision of a better world. By supporting the academic endeavour across teaching, research, and the student life, you'll have the opportunity to contribute to activities that have a lasting impact on our community.About This Opportunity
The Kinnane Endowment Fund Internship has been created to provide relevant work and industry experience in a museum and university environment. Particularly, this internship aims to foster candidates with an interest in working with audiences and designing programming that expands visitors' engagement with art.
Under the mentorship of the Senior Team Leader, Education and Public Programs, this internship provides experience in developing programming and events at UQ Art Museum. The Kinnane Programming Internship provides the opportunity for a UQ student to assist the Public Programs team research, concept development, logistics, admin and facilitation of Public Programs held at the UQ Art Museum.
Key responsibilities include:
Using a variety of sources to assist with researching and developing Public Programs at the UQ Art Museum
Assisting with the development of resources and activities associated with audiences and programs that engage Museum visitors
Providing administrative support to the Senior Team Leader, Education and Public Programs team and undertaking other duties as required
This is a casual position for up to 100 hours at HEW level 1, with an hourly rate in the range of $37.16 to $38.65, plus superannuation of 11%. As this role is covered by an Enterprise Agreement, you will also receive regular remuneration increases – at least once a year. This role offers flexible working arrangements and hours may vary from week to week.About You
Currently undertaking an Art History or Museum Studies degree at the University of Queensland.
Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people by telephone, email and in person.
Ability to work independently or as part of a team and meet deadlines.
Ability to work in audience facing contexts.
Ability to use computer applications in a networked environment, in a large- to medium-sized organisation, or the demonstrated ability to acquire such skills.
Demonstrated knowledge or interest in programming and events in Art Museums.
In addition, the following mandatory requirements apply:
For more information about this opportunity, please contact Anna Hickey via email [email protected]. For application queries, please contact [email protected] stating the job reference number (below) in the subject line.Want to Apply?
All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:
Cover letter addressing the ‘About You' section
At UQ we know that our greatest strengths come from our diverse mix of colleagues, this is reflected in our ongoing commitment to creating an environment focused on equity, diversity and inclusion. We ensure that we are always attracting, retaining and promoting colleagues who are representative of the diversity in the broader community, whether that be gender identity, LGBTQIA+, cultural and/or linguistic, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, or people with a disability. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to [email protected].
If you are a current employee (including casual staff and HDR scholars) or hold an unpaid/affiliate appointment, please login to your staff Workday account and visit the internal careers board to apply for this opportunity. Please do NOT apply via the external job board.
Applications close Sunday, 25 February 2024 at 11.00pm AEST (Job Reference Number - R-34581).