Careers

The Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences sits at the intersection of art, design, science and technology, and plays a critical role in engaging communities with contemporary ideas and issues. Established in 1881, the Museum includes Powerhouse Ultimo, Sydney Observatory, the Museums Discovery Centre and will expand to include Powerhouse Parramatta — the largest cultural infrastructure project currently being undertaken in Australia.

The Museum is custodian to over half a million objects of national and international significance and is considered one of the finest and most diverse collections in Australia. The revitalisation of Powerhouse Ultimo and launch of Powerhouse Parramatta offers the opportunity to be part of a dynamic and collaborative team that is redefining and reinvigorating a much-loved institution.

To browse current opportunities visit iworkfor.nsw.gov.au.

Open Positions

Exhibition Coordinator

Closes January 26, 2022

Fulltime, Ongoing

Curatorial, Collections and Programs

The Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences sits at the intersection of art, design, science and technology and plays a critical role in engaging communities with contemporary ideas and issues.

The Exhibition Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of exhibitions and project teams to deliver exhibitions and projects within given parameters, schedule and budget. The position holder is central to facilitating communication and problem solving within the exhibitions and project teams. The Exhibitions Coordinator may from time to time manage specific projects within the program and exhibitions schedule

To Apply: Please submit your cover letter and CV

Enquiries: Joanne Delzoppo@maas.museum

The Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences welcomes applications from Indigenous Australians, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with a disability. If you have individual requirements that need to be accommodated in order to participate in the selection process and join the Museum, please indicate this in your application.

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Senior Curator

Closes January 30, 2022

Full-time, Ongoing

Curatorial, Collections & Programs

The Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences sits at the intersection of art, design, science and technology, plays a critical role in engaging communities with contemporary ideas and issues and is undertaking a landmark program of renewal.

The Senior Curator works collaboratively and within interdisciplinary project teams providing a high level of curatorial expertise directed towards exhibition development and delivery incorporating public and learning programs, research, and strategic collection development. The role will develop and deliver initiatives within the strategic framework of the organisation and the Powerhouse renewal program. The Senior Curator will also be responsible for engaging internal and external stakeholders to ensure the Museum is at the forefront of contemporary Museum practice.

Position Description:
Enquiries: matthew.connell@maas.museum
To Apply: Please submit a resume and a cover letter

The Powerhouse Museum welcomes applications from Indigenous Australians, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds and people with a disability. If you have individual requirements that need to be accommodated in order to participate in the selection process and join the Museum, please indicate this in your application.

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