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.

Casual Conservator

Reporting to the Conservator, Exhibitions & Collections, and working closely with the Registration department and wider team, this position assists with the museum’s conservation program. Duties vary according to current priorities and include working on exhibition install and de-installation, condition reporting, treatment, conservation documentation, preventive activities and other tasks as required. This position requires the ability to work flexibly and as part of a team.

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Enquires can be directed to Kelly Leahey on 9245 2449 or the Human Resources Manager on 9245 2486. Short listing for interviews will be based on applicants meeting the essential criteria listed in the position description.

Please forward your application, including name and telephone numbers of two referees to Human Resources Manager, Museum of Contemporary Art, PO Box R1286, Royal Exchange, NSW, 1223 or email . Faxed applications will not be accepted.

Applications close 31 March

The MCA is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity

Casual Conservator Position Description


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.

Register your interest

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