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There are currently 3 jobs listed by Sydney Living Museums

Producer, Public Programs

Organisation/Entity: Sydney Living Museums
Job Category:
  • Arts, Sports and Recreation
Job Location:
  • Sydney Region / Sydney City
Job Reference Number: 00007JLJ
Work Type: Full-Time
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: $104,561. Package includes salary ($85,488 - $94,327), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
Contact: 02 8239 2303 - Janson Hews
Closing Date: 28/01/2020 - 11:59 PM


Producer, Public Programs

We are looking for a bold, passionate and collaborative Producer, Public Programs who is interested in joining a leading NSW Government agency focused on creating a living future for the past so that our visitors can experience Sydney's past as if they had lived it themselves.


What the opportunity is:

  • Employment with Sydney Living Museums, NSW Department of Premier & Cabinet
  • Clerk Grade 5/6 - $104,561. Package includes salary ($85,488 - $94,327), employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
  • Temporary full-time employment (for a period up to 1 year)
  • The opportunity to work in a historic location – The Mint, Sydney CBD


What we do

Sydney Living Museums (SLM) cares for a group of 12 of the most important historic houses, gardens and museums in NSW on behalf of the people of NSW.


Our commitment to our audience is to maintain the museums, landscapes and collections with integrity whilst presenting the narrative of each in contemporary, compelling and relevant ways.


Our purpose is to enrich and revitalise people’s lives with Sydney’s living history, and to hand the precious places in our care and their collections on to future generations to enjoy.


What you’ll do with us

This role drives audience centred programming to engage audiences and promote lifelong learning by delivering public programs and online content that enables adult audiences to interact with Sydney Living Museums’ properties and programs.


For more information on the role contact Janson Hews on 02 8239 2303.


Click here for the role description and candidate information guide.


What you need to do to apply

To apply you will need to submit the following:

  • A current resume with two referees
  • A covering letter 1-2 pages in length, this should include how your skills and experience meet the role's essential requirements as outlined in the role description.
  • And respond to the 2 targeted questions (no more than 20 lines per answer). Your responses to the targeted questions should be submitted online during your application and not included in the covering letter.

Submit your application before the closing date: 11.59pm Tuesday 28 January 2019


What else you need to know

Sydney Living Museums (SLM) is committed to providing a flexible and inclusive workplace culture that values and supports diversity and inclusion. We believe everyone has the right to feel safe, respected, valued and heard regardless of their gender, sexual orientation, ethnic background or ability. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disability, the LGBTIQ+ communities, from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people, and, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


To be eligible for an ongoing role in the NSW Public Sector you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For temporary and casual roles, you need to hold a valid visa giving you permission to work in Australia as required by the role. All successful candidates will be required to undergo a criminal record check with NSW Police.


If you are speech or hearing impaired, have access requirements that require reasonable adjustment in the assessment process, or require access to information about this vacancy in a different format, please call the Head of Human Resources on 02 8239 2366.


A talent pool may be created for future ongoing and temporary roles and is valid for a period of up to 18months.


Thank you for your interest in this role. We look forward to receiving your application.  


What the essential requirements of the role are:

  • Relevant qualifications and/or significant recent knowledge of and experience in the development and delivery of programs for adult audience development and engagement.
  • Strong understanding of the role of public programming in audience development in a cultural institution or similar.
  • Ability to manage lifting, carrying, standing, kneeling and moving around heritage sites, both internal and external environments is a genuine occupational requirement.
  • Current NSW Driver’s Licence.

Key Application Responses

What you need to tell us - targeted questions:

  1. A critical challenge of this role is managing the demands of strategic program development, alongside program delivery across geographically dispersed sites, each with differing levels of resources, engagement and capacity. Provide an example of how you have managed a similarly complex role, what was your approach and how did you negotiate the demands of the role to deliver diverse outcomes.
  2. Describe the strategies and processes you have used in managing the development and delivery of audience-centred programs to grow audience engagement with a cultural institution. How did you negotiate the commercial and curatorial necessities of public programming? What made you successful and how did you measure your success?