Career Opportunities

The Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences sits at the intersection of the arts, design, science and technology and plays a critical role in engaging communities with contemporary ideas and issues.  Established in 1879, the museum includes the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney Observatory and the Museums Discovery Centre. 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. A career at MAAS offers an exciting opportunity for you to be part of a creative, dynamic and collaborative team at the heart of Sydney. To apply for a role in our team, please lodge your application at

Open Positions


Closes May 23, 2021

Temporary, full-time

Curatorial, Collections & Exhibitions

As a Project Archivist, you will be part of a team assessing and documenting newly transferred archives and working on the assessment, documentation, and preparation of the archives collection currently stored at Ultimo ahead of digitisation and relocation to the Museums Discovery Centre, Castle Hill.


Education & Digital Learning Manager – (Public sector EOI)

Closes May 16, 2021

Temporary, Full-time

Programs and Engagement

The EDL Manager role sits within the Powerhouse Programs team and is made up of EDL and Public Programs units. The purpose of the EDL team is to bring teachers and young people into the collection and share stories and knowledge that shape our culture so that they may make connections and build a critical understanding of the world and each other.