Assistant Producer, Digital Learning and Engagement

• Part-time (4 days per week), 12-month contract position
• Salary package: $70,106 per annum pro rata (includes base salary $64,023 pro rata + 9.5% employer’s contribution to superannuation)
• Curatorial and Digital Division
• Reports to the Producer, Digital Learning and Engagement
• Date reviewed September 2019

Overview of the position

This role supports the administration, development and evaluation of digital learning programs with a particular focus on onsite digital learning programs and support for the team of artist educators in utilising and accessing technology in the NCCL and communicating digitally. The role reports to, collaborates with and supports the work of the Producer, Digital Learning and Engagement.

Tasks and responsibilities of the position

Onsite and general support
• Assist the Producer, Digital Learning and Engagement to support the use of technology in the learning programs facilitated by artist educators and program coordinators.
• Contribute to the continual improvement of onsite and online digital learning programs.
• Maintain and extend appropriate administration, information management and reporting systems to support communication with a wide range of stakeholders.
• Assist in managing the MCA Learning social media platforms by coordinating production of regular content and planning for innovative activations of the audiences.
• Liaise with Marketing & Design to develop and implement marketing strategies and promotional materials for digital programs as required and collaborate on social media strategy and activities specifically for learning audiences.
• Other duties as directed by the Producer, Digital Learning and Engagement.

Development of digital learning resources
• Assist in the production of innovative digital learning resources, in particular developing content and working with artist educators to develop content, designing and producing web and print elements.
• Contribute to the evaluation of digital learning resources and use key findings from speaking to users such as teachers and students to inform the development of new resources.
• Assist in production of other digital learning projects to connect learners with contemporary art.
• Contribute to planning for digital media assets with broader digital team.
• Support development of MCA’s reputation as a leader in online cultural communication and education on a national and international level.
• Effectively manage workload and project timeframes to assist timely delivery of digital resources.

General requirements of all MCA employees

We require that all of our employees:
• demonstrate support for innovation and for organisational changes required to improve the MCA’s effectiveness
• work cooperatively with others to produce innovative solutions and recognise the merits of diverse perspectives and the ideas of others
• demonstrate commitment to, and knowledge of, the principles and application of equal employment opportunities and anti-discrimination legislation in the workplace
• work in accordance with the principles of equity, access and fairness. Respect Work Health and Safety work practices and procedures; work with due care and consideration to safeguard your own health and safety and the health and safety of others.

Essential criteria

Applicants must be able to demonstrate they have:
• a current, cleared and valid NSW Working with Children Check
• relevant qualifications in design, education, digital media or equivalent
• the ability to work in a busy environment managing multiple projects and keeping to deadlines and budget
• experience developing creative programs that use technology in innovative ways, including publishing and designing for print and web
• excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to liaise with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders including museum management, curatorial, students, teachers, educators and volunteers
• the ability to use a variety of creative software including Adobe Creative Suite
• a high level of confidence with technology and setting up equipment including projectors, laptops, internet connections, iPads and sound equipment
• a demonstrated commitment to the Museum’s objective of promoting the work of living artists and making contemporary art accessible to broad audiences through the creative and imaginative presentation of exhibitions and programs
• flexibility to work some evenings and weekends.

Desirable criteria

It would be good if applicants have:
• knowledge of contemporary art
• knowledge of HTML or other web development languages
• the ability to research and evaluate programs
• knowledge of the NSW Visual Arts Syllabus
• knowledge of the Australian Curriculum
• experience in producing, developing and delivering learning programs for diverse audiences in a contemporary arts context.


Please visit the MCA website to view the full position description and for details on how to apply.

Closing date
9am Friday 27 September 2019.

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