Working at NAS

About the National Art School

The National Art School is a vibrant creative precinct at the forefront of learning, creativity and innovative practice; nationally and internationally. The School utilises its independent identity and distinctive studio-based teaching model to deliver exceptional higher education and research, scholarship and professional practice in the visual arts and related fields. The School is the longest established publicly funded art school in Australia with John Olsen, Margaret Olley, Tim Storrier, Ken Unsworth, Fiona Hall, Susan Norrie, Cressida Campbell and Mitch Cairns among many successful alumni. The Australian Government’s QILT (Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching) National Report on the 2016 Student Experience showed the National Art School is rated number one in the overall quality of educational experience when compared to all universities and tertiary providers in Australia. In March 2019 the NSW Arts Minister announced a 45 year lease and ongoing funding as a State Significant Organisation (SSO).

Facilities, Safety & Compliance Coordinator

This position is a key member of the Facilities & Campus Operations Management team and performs a vital role in the daily operation of the National Art School (NAS) campus to ensure an optimal working environment for staff and students. The position is responsible for the coordination of the facilities, safety and compliance functions and supervises the Workshop, Groundskeeping and Facilities Assistant teams.

 

What you bring to the role
Previous experience in facilities and contractor management. You will have a proactive understanding of coordinating the operational and technical requirements for a heritage site. Project management skills, problem solving skills, excellent interpersonal skills combined with data management, reporting writing and an understanding of budgets will ensure your success in this role. No two days will be the same so you will excel in ambiguous environment, understand your stakeholders and be solutions focused. Team Leader experience including setting key performance indices, completing annual performance plans and managing workflows of direct reports.

 

How to Apply
Download the position description here.

Please include the following in your application:

  • A covering letter addressing how your experience matches the job requirements.
  • A comprehensive resume citing your academic qualifications and outlining professional experience.

If you have any questions or if we can assist in making the application process more accessible for you, please call Juanita Hyde on 02 9339 8672 or email Juanita.hyde@nas.edu.au.

The National Art School is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to workplace diversity. People from different cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and culturally and linguistically diverse people.

The closing date for all applications will be Sunday, 14 November 2021. Please email your application to hr@nas.edu.au.

Public Programs Administration Officer

The Public Programs Administration Officer provides administrative support to the National Art School (NAS) Public Programs department, helping ensure the continued growth and success of the NAS annual program of non-award short courses and workshops.

The Public Programs Administration Officer has frontline responsibility for providing outstanding customer service, facilitating course enquiries, enrolments, refunds, student communications and supporting increased short course enrolments across Public Programs, Gaol Tours and education programs.

In addition, the role provides an important point of contact and support for Public Programs teaching staff, and liaison with a broad range professional and technical staff of the School.

 

What you bring to the role
Of utmost importance in this position are superior administrative skills, attention to detail, a can-do attitude, and exceptional customer service abilities. You will ideally have a genuine passion for art making and art education. You are highly adept at juggling priorities and negotiating positive outcomes with internal and external stakeholders. Experience in website management, a solid understanding of marketing and audience engagement strategies will help you succeed in this role. You will represent the School in a front-facing role, enjoy meeting new people, developing collegial relationships, and delivering quality online and on-campus short courses, workshops and other programs.

 

How to Apply
Download the position description.

Please include the following in your application:

  • A covering letter addressing how your experience matches the job requirements.
  • A comprehensive resume citing your academic qualifications and outlining professional experience.

If you have any questions or if we can assist in making the application process more accessible for you, please call Juanita Hyde on 02 9339 8672 or email Juanita.hyde@nas.edu.au.

The National Art School is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to workplace diversity. People from different cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and culturally and linguistically diverse people.

The closing date for all applications will be Sunday, 14 November 2021. Please email your application to hr@nas.edu.au.

Volunteer at NAS Gallery

The National Art School welcomes enthusiastic volunteers with strong communication skills to support front-of-house activities in our flagship exhibition venue, the NAS Gallery, and our new Drawing Gallery.

Volunteers are required to undertake front-of-house duties and may also be asked to assist in exhibition preparation, events coordination and contribute towards the education and access aims of our exhibitions program.

As a volunteer you will have the opportunity to work in a small friendly team and learn more about the National Art School and the inner workings of a busy public art gallery.

Volunteers receive special curatorial walk-throughs of exhibitions, invitations to lectures and special events, complimentary publications and library borrowing benefits.

We ask volunteers to work a minimum of one three-hour shift each fortnight and commit to the program for 12 months. Volunteer work takes place Monday to Saturday between 11am and 5pm.

How to Apply

Please include the following in your application:

  • A covering letter addressing how your experience matches the volunteer requirements.
  • A resume citing your qualifications and outlining professional experience.

The National Art School is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to workplace diversity. People from different cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and culturally and linguistically diverse people.

If you have any questions or if we can assist in making the application process more accessible for you, please call Juanita Hyde on 02 9339 8672 or email Juanita.hyde@nas.edu.au.

Please email your application to hr@nas.edu.au

Contact

hr@nas.edu.au

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