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

Project Coordinator - Castle Hill Consolidation

Closes December 12, 2021

Full-time, Temporary until 30 December 2022

Collections

The Project Coordinator, Castle Hill Consolidation is an integral role in delivering the aims of the Collection Relocation & Digitisation (CRD) project. Providing high level project management support to the CRD project, with a focus on consolidation of the existing Collection Storage facility. The role is responsible for design, assessment, specification, procurement and installation of collection storage systems; and the planning, coordination, implementation, review and reporting of collection logistics as they relate to the consolidation work.

Enquiries: charm.watts@maas.museum

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Procurement Manager

Closes December 5, 2021

Ongoing Full-time

Finance

This newly created role is a significant opportunity to contribute to the renewal of the Powerhouse. The role is responsible for the ongoing development, delivery and review of the Powerhouse’s procurement functions and activities. You will have extensive experience in procurement and contract management and a proven track record in the development and implementation of procurement policies, procedures, and plans.

Enquiries: simon.walkom@maas.museum

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Marketing Assistant

Closes December 2, 2021

Ongoing, Full-time

Marketing

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. This newly created role will be integral in supporting the Head of Marketing and team in a high volume, deadline driven environment with competing priorities. Working across all aspects of the Powerhouse, the Marketing Assistant will provide proactive, timely and compliance based administration, procurement/contract management and general support to day to day operations.

Enquiries: kirsty.randles@maas.museum
To Apply: Please submit your cover letter and CV

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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Project Coordinator - Strategic Collections

Closes December 12, 2021

Full-time Temporary until 31 October 2022

Collections

The Project Coordinator, Strategic Collections is an integral role in delivering the aims of the Collection Relocation & Digitisation (CRD) project. Providing high level project management support to the CRD project, with a focus on the Digitisation phase of the project. The role is responsible for project planning and coordination, implementation support, process review and development, team leadership and reporting related to the Digitisation project ensuring delivery of project goals.

Enquiries: Meredith Lynch Underwood m.lynchunderwood@maas.museum

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Post-Processing Officer (Collection Digitisation)

Closes December 12, 2021

Full-time, Temporary until 30 June 2022

Digitisation

The Post-Processing Officer (Collection Digitisation) is responsible for editing, renaming and delivering high quality digital records of collection items using a range of digital editing and file management software. Digital assets produced will deliver electronic access to the collections and support long term preservation of the digital collection.

The Post-Processing Officer facilitates the delivery of quality digital image and video files as part of the Collection Relocation and Digitisation Project.

Enquiries: catherine.mullhall@maas.museum

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ICT Manager

Closes December 15, 2021

Fulltime Ongoing

Corporate Resources

Information and Communication Technology Manager
Powerhouse Museum Grade 9/10
Ongoing Fulltime

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.

This role is a significant opportunity to contribute to the renewal of the Powerhouse. The ICT Manager is responsible for the day-to-day management of ICT activities in response to the Powerhouse renewal and ongoing operations. The role is responsible for managing the Museum's information management, business systems and communication resources and technology capabilities to support operations.

You will have experience in managing ICT operations, and a proven track record in experience in implementing new ICT systems and ways of working.

Enquiries: mark.wilsdon@maas.museum

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Engagement Manager, First Nations

Closes December 15, 2021

Ongoing, Temporary (up to 4 years)

First Nations

This newly created role will position the museum as a cultural leader through the developing and implementing the Museum’s First Nations Stakeholder Engagement Strategy. You will have extensive First Nations’ engagement experience and a proven record of establishing and sustaining strong community networks.

Enquiries: emily.mcdaniel@maas.museum

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Curatorial Administration Officer

Closes December 6, 2021

Ongoing, Full Time

Administration

The Curatorial Administration Assistant is responsible for providing administrative support for the Head of Curatorial and Managers to ensure the smooth and effective operation of the Curatorial Team.

Enquiries: jacqui.strecker@maas.museum

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Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Specialist

Closes December 5, 2021

Temporary Fulltime (up to 4 years)

Powerhouse Museum

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. This position will make a significant contribution to the renewal of the Powerhouse through planning, procuring, and implementing a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) System. The role will work with multiple teams ensuring the CRM is incorporated into ICT systems and infrastructure across new and renewed sites, transforms ways of working, and increases the effectiveness and utilisation of CRM. You will have extensive experience in CRM solution design and operations, and a proven track record in the delivery of CRM system implementation.

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