Are you looking for an exciting opportunity to work in a contemporary cultural institution developing and implementing high quality cultural programs and experiences for diverse audiences?

The Western Australian Museum is a vibrant centre of inspiration, learning and enjoyment for everyone. It preserves, documents and shares collections relating to the State’s natural and cultural heritage. It collaborates with people across Western Australia to share the stories and voices of diverse communities. It works alongside national and international organisations, contributing to global research, promoting life-long learning, and developing and hosting world-class exhibitions.

The WA Museum is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating an equitable and diverse working environment and providing opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and young people. The Museum values the importance of a work environment which is representative of the wider community and which supports a variety of perspectives.


We currently have available one (1) full time permanent vacancy available for immediate filling.

In addition to this, should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position, then the next most suitable applicant may also be selected from this process. Future vacancies may be considered permanent and fixed-term, part-time and full-time.

A current (within 6 months) National Police Clearance Certificate will be required prior to commencement of employment, as per the Department’s Police Record Screening Policy.

Job Description

The Manager, Learning and Engagement’s primary role is to enhance the Museum’s profile through the development, implementation, and evaluation of high-quality cultural programs, experiences, and resources that positions the Museum as an exciting and activated contemporary Museum.

The role actively contributes to program development and also manages and administers the team responsible for the creation of experiences that enhance and extend the museum visit, including holiday programs, educational visits, late-night music, special events, digital content, talks and other engagement programs.

The core audiences for this role include students, families, adults of all ages, early learning groups, visitors with special needs, as well as visitors from outside of Western Australian.

This position operates within the Museum strategic plan and within the parameters set by the directorate. This role works closely with the Manager WA Museum to build an exciting and relevant public and education program that is audience-focused, attracts new audiences, supports repeat visits raises revenue and supports the Museum as a dynamic and competitive cultural offering.

This role will significantly contribute to the New Museums digital transformation ensuring that the cultural education programs employ digital technology to create more holistic and engaging visitor experiences. The Manager, Learning and Engagement is also part of the Site Management teams and contributes to creating a vibrant and engaged Museum.

For more information or to apply visit: JobsWA.