Exhibition Project Coordinator

  • Immediate start for a highly skilled project coordinator
  • Ongoing full-time employment with enviable working conditions
  • Salary package up to $110,689 Package includes salary ($90,215 – $99,862) employer’s contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
 A catalyst for creative expression and curious minds.
We are Australia’s contemporary museum for excellence and innovation in applied arts and sciences. We are uniquely placed to demonstrate how technology, engineering, science and design impact Australia and the world.
With a unique collection, iconic venues, and the ability to engage audiences of all ages, we balance the management of our assets and collections with a public responsibility to build knowledge and engagement. We achieve our goals through four strategic ambitions: Curiosity, Creativity, Collaboration, and Sustainability. These ambitions are interdependent; and we value and foster a whole-of-organisation approach to our work.
We currently have an outstanding opportunity for a talented individual to join the Museum at a time when it is embarking on a major transformation with planning underway for the Museum’s longer term future in Parramatta. This represents a once in a generation opportunity to develop a twenty first century museum that responds to growth, and the changing shape of Sydney, and to contemporary methods of content delivery, learning and collaboration.
In this role you are responsible for the coordination of exhibition and project teams to produce high quality projects and exhibitions within given parameters, schedules and budget plus producing and developing project documentation, contracts and briefs. The position is central to communication and problem solving within the exhibition and project teams as well as recommending improvements in procedures, policies and processes.
To be successful in this role you will need to possess the following skills, experience and attributes;
  • Demonstrated project management experience
  • High level oral and written communication
  • Highly developed organisational and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Demonstrated track record of delivering results
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As part of GSE Act compliance, your application must include:
Cover Letter – No more than two A4 pages. Must include short statements in response to the two targeted questions below (drawn from the Core Competencies required in the Role Description) There are no selection criteria to address
Resume – No more than three A4 pages. Must be up to date with current employment, and clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to this role.
Question 1 – Please give an example of a time that you were able to complete a project in spite of not having adequate resources. What steps did you take to remove the obstacles in the way?
Question 2 – Describe a situation where you were required to work with people at senior levels in an organisation. What communication styles and steps did you take to work effectively with them?
Your cover letter and resume will need to be submitted as PDF attachments on your candidate file application on I Work for NSW.
Other – The successful applicant is required to undergo and meet the cost of a National Police Records Check.
The Museum of Applied Arts & 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.