March 19, 2013 - Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki - Seeking new Director
March 19, 2013

Seeking new Director

Second from left: Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas, Before the Performance. Oil on paper laid on canvas. Scottish National Gallery, © Trustees of the National Galleries of Scotland appears in Auckland Art Gallery promotional poster. All others courtesy of Auckland Art Gallery.

Auckland Art Gallery seeks new Director

Application deadline: Sunday 31 March 2013

Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
Corner Kitchener and Wellesley Streets
Auckland 1010
New Zealand

www.aucklandartgallery.com

Lead the vision and enhance the world-class cultural reputation of Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki.

We are looking for the next world-class Director of Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki—New Zealand’s largest and most inspiring visual arts experience. Our Gallery is an art museum of regional, national and international standing. Our newly developed building opened in September 2011 and has been recognised worldwide, winning 17 prestigious design and architecture awards and firmly cementing the building as one of New Zealand’s architectural and cultural landmarks.

As Director, you will be responsible for animating our iconic building with a dynamic programme of exhibitions that bring people to the Gallery in larger numbers than ever before. As the Gallery’s main ambassador to the community, as well as the wider art world nationally and internationally, you will act as its ‘face and voice.’

To be considered for this outstanding opportunity, you will have considerable experience in a senior management role within an art museum environment, and be highly regarded in the art community nationally and internationally. You will demonstrate a flair for public speaking and offer sophisticated influencing, advocacy and negotiation skills.

This is an exciting opportunity for a person who is committed to the visual arts in New Zealand.

Apply at careers.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz and search reference 43327. 
Applications close Sunday 31 March 2013.

Please direct confidential enquiries to Peggy Newton on T +64 9 348 5814.

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