Work at NERAM

Positions Vacant

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The following positions are currently vacant at the New England Regional Art Museum:

Art Museum Director

Full-time role

The New England Regional Art Museum is looking for a new Art Museum Director.

Lead the future direction and development of one of Australia’s leading public art galleries holding a nationally significant art collection.

The New England Regional Art Museum (NERAM) is the leading tourist attraction and cultural facility in Armidale in the heart of the New England North West region of New South Wales, Australia.

The Board is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced museum and arts professional with a commitment to the development and delivery of quality exhibitions and programs that reach a variety of audiences, inspire visitors and create opportunities for our community.

Applications will close at 6pm on 8th June 2018

Further information:

Position Description: Position Description – Art Museum Director

Information package for applicants: Information for applicants Art Museum Director

Extended advertisement:  Seeking a new Art Museum Director 

For annual reports and further information about NERAM structure visit the Corporate Information page.


Intern Positions

NERAM recognises the importance of internships in enabling students to gain valuable workplace experience and develop industry-specific abilities in a chosen area. NERAM values the contribution that interns make to the workplace and provides the opportunity for students to develop personally and professionally in a supportive environment.

Preference is given to students who are currently enrolled in a recognised Australian tertiary educational institution.  Students studying the visual arts, arts/museum administration, conservation or an area in which NERAM has an identified expertise will be given priority over other applicants.

NERAM provides a flexible and practical internship program which offers placements in a combination of different areas to provide as broad an experience as possible.  Placements can be negotiated in terms of length and of hours worked.  Areas will include:

  • Visitor experience
  • Marketing
  • Museum of Printing
  • Fundraising/Functions
  • Public Programs
  • Curatorial Research
  • Registration and Collection Management

Basic accommodation in our on-site Artist-in-Residence area, comprising a separate bedroom, bathroom and living area and basic kitchen requirements, is available free to any NERAM intern during the term of their internship.  A small security bond will be required which will be refundable at the end of the internship.

Work Experience Positions

The New England Regional Art Museum offers work experience in a sincere effort to provide a quality, diversified program in which students from a variety of educational disciplines have the opportunity to apply traditional academic classroom learning to actual work situations within the Museum, in order to develop personal and professional skills for future career development and placement.

Work Experience Information Kit and Application Form