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Embodying the best of design ingenuity and innovation, the Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences (MAAS) is a highly successful interdisciplinary institution that sits at the intersection of the arts, design, science and technology. Access to the Museum’s exceptional collection is a cornerstone of the its vision, opening up opportunities for engagement, participation and research.

MAAS currently operates three sites, the Powerhouse Museum in Ultimo, Sydney Observatory in Millers Point and Museums Discovery Centre in Castle Hill. In April 2018, the NSW Government announced the largest investment in museum infrastructure in Australia’s history, which will enable MAAS to expand its operations, and will ensure the Museum and its collection remain a critical part of our local and global communities for centuries to come.

The Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS) is an executive agency of the New South Wales State Government.

The Opportunity 

The Indigenous Engagement & Strategy team at the Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences work across all areas of the museums operations to deliver exceptional experiences for our audiences. The Indigenous Program Delivery Officers work in collaboration with the museum’s Programs and Curatorial teams to deliver culturally-informed 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 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.

As an Indigenous Program Delivery Officer, you will support the delivery of Indigenous Engagement & Strategy programming. Working collaboratively with other team members you will deliver Indigenous programs at all three MAAS sites, delivering across digital and physical means.

This position requires an in-depth knowledge of Indigenous culture and an ability to communicate with Indigenous communities. The Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences considers that being Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational qualification for this position under s 14 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).

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.

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