Maitland City Council
Exhibitions Support Officer

Posted: 07 May
Closes: 06 Jun


Exhibition Support Officer

About Us
Maitland Regional Art Gallery (MRAG) is one of Maitland's most vibrant spaces, delivering unique and interactive premier art and cultural experiences for our local community and Maitland visitors.

MRAG boasts award winning exhibitions, engaging events, artisan gift shop, and delicious food. The Art collection features Australian Art from the 1850s to the present day, with a diverse collection rich in historic and archival items, sculpture and contemporary art. We are excited to add to our highly skilled team and continue to make a true and meaningful impact on our community.

About the Role

To help execute our vision of delivering high quality and accessible art experiences, we are seeking casual Exhibition Support Officers to join the MRAG team. Exhibition Support Officers work closely with the Curatorial team to prepare and de/install a diverse range of artworks and exhibitions.
This is an excellent opportunity to gain exposure to a diverse range of artists and artistic practice whilst contributing to the core operations of the Art Gallery.

- We are open to a broad range of skills, and open to applications from people who have backgrounds in:
- Building, carpentry and construction
- Visual and audio installation
- Experience installing small to large scale exhibitions

This is a casual opportunity, offering an hourly pay rate of $33.6259 + 25% casual loading + super.

About You

If you are passionate about helping to create a visually appealing space that connects with our community and helps foster curiosity amongst our visitors, then this is the role for you! You will hold relevant tertiary qualifications or be undertaking a relevant degree, coupled with contemporary industry knowledge and demonstrated experience in an Art Gallery or Museum, installing and de-installing exhibitions. Your experience in safe and professional artwork handling procedures will be looked upon favourably, as will an ability to prioritise tasks, meet deadlines and work productively and collaboratively in a team environment.


Should you have any questions after reading the Role Charter, please contact Holly Farrell, Exhibition Lead on 02 4934 9895 for further information.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received and the role will close when a suitable applicant is found.

Please note, prior to an offer of employment being made, recommended candidates will be required to undertake a medical assessment (including drug and alcohol testing). Council also completes a range of other pre-employment checks which may include reference checks, psychometric testing and criminal history check. For more information about the recruitment process, search 'work with us' on our website.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Maitland City Council is dedicated to providing a workplace that is inclusive and supportive and is reflective of the diverse community we serve. We support equal opportunities for all employees, and encourage applications from people from all cultures, nationalities, identities, and abilities. We believe all employees have the right to feel valued, respected and heard. If you have any special considerations or accessibility requirements, please let us know in the recruitment process how we are able to meet your needs.

If you require special assistance, or have any questions about the recruitment process please contact us for a confidential conversation (