Program Manager — Experimenta

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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Experimenta.  We are looking for a Program Manager who will design and deliver our artistic program (triennials and special projects) in line with the artistic vision set by the Artistic Committee and Board. 

This role will develop, advise on and deliver experimental art programs driven by technology.   Including managing artistic projects, programs and venues to meet our strategic outcomes, funder requirements and our artistic vision; with a particular mind to budget and time constraints regarding delivery.

This role will continue to manage the already inflight triennial exhibition of Experimenta Life Forms which will tour until 2023, as well as other funded programs of work, such as Experimenta Social.

This role is tasked with securing new venues and associated contracts, as well as managing the installation and de-installation at venues across the triennial.  

The ideal candidate will combine experience in curating/artistic strategy, exhibition management and touring, programs development and delivery, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and a commitment to supporting contemporary artforms and artists. This is a key role that requires a level of maturity in regards to managing workloads and decision-making.

Who we are?

Experimenta is dedicated to the future of art, presenting work that is poised on the intersect between art, science and technology.  This exciting role will see you successfully build on Experimenta’s 35 year history and lead it in exciting future directions.

Experimenta is comprised of a small and dedicated team working across finance, administration, artistic development and delivery, and marketing and communications, and the Executive Director is key to ensuring the success across these areas.

Key Accountabilities

Reporting to the Board and working in partnership with the Artistic Director, the G

The core focus for 2022 to 2023 is the management of the Experimenta Life Forms and existing programs, this job description will be reviewed again after 2023. This includes both online (digital) and in person programs.

See position description for full accountabilities.

We welcome applications from diverse backgrounds. Candidates from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.


  • Please read the Position Description
  • Send a cover letter describing why you would ideal for this role, addressing at least 4 of the Essential Skills – Experience listed in the PD. No more than 2 pages, please.
  • Include your CV
  • Forward enquiries and applications to Emma Parker, Experimenta Vice-Chair and Secretary, at or 0411 475 44
  • Applications are due by 5pm  13th May 2022