Work at the MCA

A bold, new and significantly expanded Museum of Contemporary Art was unveiled to the public in March 2012 and has been visited since by over 2 million visitors. Dedicated to exhibiting, collecting and interpreting the work of today’s artists from across Australia and from around the world, the Museum was recently included in a list of 100 must-see international museums.

Public Engagement Manager

3 year contract

The MCA are looking to appoint an experienced Public Engagement Manager on a 3 year contract. As a key member of the Audience and Creative Learning Team you’ll be involved in everything from driving the planning and development of world-class programs and events such as ARTBAR, to creating and generating new, dynamic and innovative interpretive public programs relating to the work of living artists. You will also utilise the facilities of the National Centre for Creative Learning to extend the delivery of programs through digital technology and manage a team of program coordinators responsible for the planning and delivery of other public engagement activities including the Kids and Families Program and the Young Creatives Program.

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Please send your CV, cover letter, selection criteria and names and telephone numbers of two referees to the Human Resources Manager, Museum of Contemporary Art, PO Box R1286, Royal Exchange, NSW, 1223 or email
It is an offence under the NSW Child Protection (Prohibited Employment) Act 1998 for a person convicted of a serious sex offence to apply for this position. The preferred applicant will be subject to a Working with Children Check.

Applications close 11 August 2014

The MCA is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity

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MCA Volunteer Program

The MCA Volunteer Program offers those wishing to develop their skills and pursue an interest in contemporary art the opportunity to provide valuable support to Museum staff.

As a volunteer, you have the opportunity to learn more about the MCA and to be part of a large friendly team.

Most volunteer work takes place during normal business hours with occasional weekend opportunities. For further information, click here.

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