The Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT) is a dynamic and exciting place to build your career.

With no two days the same, the expertise of our staff spans the arts, sciences, administration, design and management.

Based in either Darwin or Alice Springs, MAGNT offers career opportunities at all levels.

MAGNT is an equal opportunity employer and encourages Indigenous candidates to apply.


Employment enquires:


Visitor Experience Officer (2 positions)
Responsible to
Closing Date

Museum of Central Australia & Megafauna Central, Alice Springs


Central Australia Manager

$35 per hour inclusive of loadings, plus 9.5% superannuation

Wednesday, 13 November 2019

Primary Objective

This position will assist in all aspects of the Museum’s daily frontline operations, including customer service, admissions, safety & security, retail, program bookings, events, program delivery and administration.

Key Responsibilities

Under direction from the Manager duties will typically encompass the following key responsibilities: 

  1. Provide a courteous, comprehensive and efficient information service to visitors

  2. Assist with the coordination of Museum events including all aspects of preparation and pack down

  3. Monitor and report on visitor feedback, visitor surveys and complaint resolution

  4. Operate an efficient ticketing system for admissions and program bookings

  5. Invigilate galleries and provide information to visitors about current  exhibitions

  6. Enforce regulations governing the protection and security of exhibits and objects

  7. Assist with the Museum’s emergency response procedures in the event of an emergency

  8. Provide a clean, presentable, safe and accessible environment at all times

  9. On occasion to perform other duties or special projects in addition to the above key responsibilities as appropriate.

Further Information

​For further information contact Joe de Beer 08 8999 8243 or via email at

​Applications must be submitted via email to by 13 November 2019

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the moment eternal: Nyapanyapa Yunupiŋu


25 April 2020 – 25 October 2020

Coming Soon

Nyapanyapa Yunupiŋu, Lines, natural pigments on bark 210 x 113 cm, MAGNT Collection 2017.022.001, Image MAGNT © the artist and Buku-Larrŋgay Mulka Centre


Museum and Art Gallery of
the Northern Territory

GPO Box 4646, Darwin NT 0801

+61 8 8999 8264
Primary Objective

Provide technical collection management support for History and Culture collections associated with the documentation, location, storage and movement of collection items, object handling and exhibition installation activities.

Expressions of Interest

​This development opportunity is open to all staff to broaden individual skill sets and encourage a diverse range of work experience across MAGNT. The position provides a broad range of administrative and hands-on support to the Collection Management and Conservation team.


A brief expression of interest (no more than one page) outlining skills relevant to the "Key Responsibilities" outlined in the position description should be emailed to ​by COB Friday 20 December 2019.

Further Information

For further information contact Sue Horner, Acting Registrar on 08 8999 8278 or via email at

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Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, Darwin

3 month contract, full time

$70,000 + 9.5% super (pro rata)

Acting Registrar

Friday, 20 December 2019

Responsible to
Closing Date
Technical Officer (History & Culture)
Professional Development Opportunity

Museum and Art Gallery
of the Northern Territory

GPO Box 4646,
Darwin NT 0801

+61 8 8999 8264
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