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There are currently 5 jobs listed by Trustees of the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences

Program Producer (Children and Families)

Organisation/Entity: Trustees of the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences
Job Category:
  • Projects | Project Support
Job Location:
  • Sydney Region / Sydney - Inner West
Job Reference Number: 000079QF
Work Type: Full-Time
Number of Positions: 1
Total Remuneration Package: Salary package up to $119,200. Package includes salary ($97,152 - $107,541) employer's contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.
Contact: 02 9217 0189 - Sophie Harrington
Closing Date: 22/09/2019 - 11:59 PM


  • Are you ready to take on a new challenge and make a difference?
  • Join a team of inspirational, talented people to deliver high-quality programs for children and families
  • Temporary Full-time opportunity (until Dec 2020) for an experienced Program Producer located at Ultimo 

Our Story...

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.


The Powerhouse Precinct at Parramatta is one of the largest cultural infrastructure projects currently being undertaken in Australia.  The project will transform and renew one of Australia’s oldest and most important cultural institutions and carry forward its legacy to reflect the changing needs of the contemporary communities of NSW.


The Opportunity

The Programs team delivers creative, cultural and educational experiences for all age ranges that encourage engagement with the applied arts and sciences and foster the development of future talent. The team also works to integrate and facilitate public and festival programming, exhibitions, online activity, and collections access to a wide range of interested community, industry, and educational players locally, regionally and globally.

The Program Producer (Children and Families) provides creative support and coordination of public programming, co-production, festival and partnerships programming that explores and delivers outcomes for children and families. Working collaboratively with teams from across the Museum, they advocate for, develop and deliver programs for children and families, spanning all venues, delivering across digital and physical means.

To view the full role description Click Here


We offer fabulous employee benefits including

  • Career Development
  • Generous salary packaging options
  • Leave loading
  • Mentoring
  • Diverse Work Culture
  • Work/life balance, variety and flexibility
  • And much more!


Please contact Sophie Harrington on 02 9217 0189 for any enquiries relating to role.


If you encounter technical issues please contact I Work for NSW Support Team on 1800 562 679 (Mon-Fri) or support@jobs.nsw.gov.au

Applications close: 11:59pm, Sunday 22 September 2019.

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.


The successful applicant is required to undergo, and for new employees meet the cost of a National Police Records Check and a Working with Children Check and be assessed as suitable.


Please note that applications from Recruitment Agencies are not currently being accepted for this position. 

Key Application Responses

Don’t Hesitate, apply now!!

To apply for this position, please submit a resume and a cover letter (no longer than 2 A4 pages)


You must include 3 referee contacts (name, role, phone number and email address), clearly identifying a junior, peer and manager. We will not contact referees without your consent.


Targeted Questions – These questions are required to be completed during the online application. You will be required to provide short statements (4000-character limit per question) in response to the two targeted questions below.


Question 1 - How frequently do you support and get support from others? Can you provide us with an example?


Question 2 - There is sometimes a trade-off between quality and quantity of our work product. Please describe a time when you had to meet a quick deadline yet delivered high quality output. How did you manage this? What did you do?


For more information on how to apply for a role in the NSW Public Sector and Museum of Applied Arts and Science please click on the links provided.