Work at the MCA

A bold, new and significantly expanded Museum of Contemporary Art was unveiled to the public in March 2012 and has been visited since by over 2 million visitors. Dedicated to exhibiting, collecting and interpreting the work of today’s artists from across Australia and from around the world, the Museum was recently included in a list of 100 must-see international museums.

Building Services Manager

3 year contract

An exciting opportunity is on offer for an experienced Building Services Manager to join the MCA. This highly desirable position directly impacts on the overall coordination of the Museum’s activities and is responsible for service areas across the organisation including humidity control and building security via contractors. The position determines, maintains and monitors budgets, provides monthly reporting, manages contractors and ensures relevant records relating to building and planned maintenance, essential services and asset management are maintained. The Building Services Manager plays a major risk management role to ensure the Museum complies with Fire & Evacuation, Work Health and Safety standards, and that environmentally sustainable practices are considered and/or implemented as normal procedure over all aspects of building maintenance and operations.

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Short listing for interviews will be based on applicants addressing the essential criteria listed in the position description. Enquiries can be directed to the Human Resources Manager on 02 9245 2486 or Richard Drysdale on 02 9245 2469.
Please send your application, including names and telephone numbers of two referees to the Human Resources Manager, Museum of Contemporary Art, PO Box R1286, Royal Exchange, NSW, 1223 or email

Applications close 27 October 2014

The MCA is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity

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MCA Volunteer Program

The MCA Volunteer Program offers those wishing to develop their skills and pursue an interest in contemporary art the opportunity to provide valuable support to Museum staff.

As a volunteer, you have the opportunity to learn more about the MCA and to be part of a large friendly team.

Most volunteer work takes place during normal business hours with occasional weekend opportunities. For further information, click here.

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