Vacancies and Opportunities


The IMA regularly posts vacancies in the museum sector, including all types of jobs in museums, galleries and historic properties. To add your listing, please click here to email us including details of: Closing date for applications; Method of application (e.g. CV and cover letter/ or specific application form); Email address for applications; Clear indication of salary or salary range; Duties; Duration of contract if not a long-term position; Specific requirements e.g. degree, drivers licence; Date of interviews. We can host documents and forms on our website for employers. This is a free service.

We reserve the right to refuse advertising of any post, or internships that do not meet best practice guidelines.

Internships should provide the opportunity to gain valuable experience in a working environment to those looking to explore or gain the relevant knowledge and skills required to enter into a particular career field. These can vary widely in structure, duration, remuneration and outcomes. The IMA would recommend that terms be read carefully before proceeding with an application. The IMA has taken part in the Working Groups of the following Good Practice documents: Best Practice Guidelines for Internships, by Visual Artists Ireland and the Volunteering in the Arts Toolkit, with Volunteer Ireland and Voluntary Arts Ireland.

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  • Strategic Development Director, Arts Council of Ireland, Dublin

    Posted on: 27 June, 2017

    The Arts Council of Ireland are seeking to appoint a Strategic Development Director who will lead the team responsible for driving the delivery of and supporting the organisation in achieving key strategic priorities for the Arts Council. The deadline for applications is 12 noon on Thursday 20 July 2017.

  • Project Archivist, Queen's University Belfast

    Posted on: 27 June, 2017

    The School of Arts, English and Languages, Queen's University Belfast, is seeking to appoint a project archivist to provide archival services to the Visual Voices of the Prisons Memory Archive until 31 December 2018. Salary: £23,164 - £28,452 per annum pro rata (including contribution points).

  • Curator of Italian and Spanish Art, National Gallery of Ireland

    Posted on: 26 June, 2017

    The National Gallery of Ireland wishes to recruit a Curator of Italian and Spanish Art (fixed-term contract). The closing date for receipt of applications is 4pm on Monday 10 July 2017. Salary will be in accordance with point 1 of the Engineer Grade III Salary Scale (PPC), currently €30,376 per annum.

  • Systems Librarian, National Library of Ireland

    Posted on: 26 June, 2017

    The National Library of Ireland is seeking to appoint a full-time, permament, Systems Librarian at Assistant Keeper Grade 2 level. The deadline for receipt of applications is 3:00 p.m. Friday 21 July 2017.

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