Working at NAS

The National Art School (NAS) is Australia’s longest standing visual arts school, acknowledged nationally and internationally as a centre of excellence for the provision of higher education, artistic practice and scholarship. NAS is a registered Higher Education Provider housed in the historic walls of the old Darlinghurst Gaol in Sydney’s premier Arts precinct.

At the heart of our success is our staff of academics, sessional teachers and general staff that are committed to creating an environment of artistic and education excellence. If you are interested in joining the team, we encourage you to check this page regularly to see what opportunities are currently available. The National Art School is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

Current Vacancies

Head of Sculpture

The Role
The National Art School is seeking an outstanding artist and educator to join us as Head of Sculpture from the commencement of the 2019 academic year.

The National Art School (NAS) is at an exciting phase of development as we seek to consolidate our position as Australia’s leading independent fine art school and extend our international reach and reputation.
Central to the realisation of that ambition is our continuing commitment to the individual development of students through intensive studio-based learning under the guidance of experienced artists and educators that ensures our outstanding student experience that ensures we continue to attract a diverse range of talented and committed students and provide opportunities that assist our graduates to achieve professional success.

The successful candidate will provide leadership of the Sculpture department including the development and delivery of Sculpture programs and curricula the school, the management of departmental staff and studios, and the development of related learning & teaching resources. The Head of Sculpture is expected to provide artistic and scholarly leadership through professional example and will have a track record of original and innovative contributions to the advancement of scholarship, research and teaching within the discipline.

What you bring to the role
The Head of Sculpture provides academic leadership and overall management of the Sculpture department including the line management of departmental staff, studios and related learning & teaching resources.

In keeping with Minimum Standards for Academic Levels under the Australian Higher Education – Academic Staff – Award 2010, staff employed at this level can normally be expected to make original and innovative contributions to the advancement of scholarship, research and teaching in their discipline.

A competitive remuneration package is available to the successful candidate.

How to apply
To be considered for this position, your application must include a one to two-page introduction letter responding to the criteria in the position description, alongside your current resume.
Please email all applications to: hr@nas.edu.au

Download the information pack

For further information about the position, please contact Juanita Hyde via email: hr@nas.edu.au

Applications close 6pm Sunday 14 October 2018.

 

Public Programs Officer

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

What you bring to the role
The Public Programs Officer has frontline responsibility for providing outstanding customer service, facilitating course enquiries, enrolments, student communications and supporting increased short course enrolments across Public Programs and workshops run by Education Outreach. 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.
A competitive remuneration package is available to the successful candidate.

How to apply 
To be considered for this position, your application must include a one to two-page introduction letter responding to the criteria in the position description, alongside your current resume.
Please email all applications to: hr@nas.edu.au

Download the position description

For further information about the position, please contact Juanita Hyde via email: hr@nas.edu.au

Applications close 6pm Sunday 7 October 2018.

 

 

Artist Models (casual positions)

The National Art School will be conducting our next Artist Model recruitment program in November 2018 – more details to follow on this page in early November 2018.

Volunteers & Interns

Volunteers

The National Art School Gallery, Sydney, is seeking enthusiastic volunteers to work across a variety of areas and provide support to the Gallery’s activities.

The NAS Gallery is a dynamic non-profit exhibition space featuring a program of multi-discipline group and solo exhibitions by Australian and international artists, including the end-of-year showcase of graduating students.

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 the Gallery. As a volunteer you will have the opportunity to work in a small friendly team and learn more about the National Art School and related activities, receive invitations to exhibition openings, lectures and special events, complimentary publications and library borrowing benefits.

We ask volunteers to work for at least one or two half days each fortnight and commit to the program for 12 months. We are currently looking for volunteers to assist with our full program in 2018 and 2019. Volunteers may choose their preferred shifts on a weekly roster Monday to Saturday, either in the morning 11.00am  ̶  2.00pm or afternoon 2.00  ̶  5.00pm

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please download the application form and email to the Gallery Curator Judith Blackall judith.blackall@nas.edu.au to set up a meeting.


Interns

The NAS Gallery provides an internship program each year for a tertiary student or recent graduate with experience in the disciplines of Art History, Fine Arts, Curatorial Studies, Art Administration, Museum Studies, and other related fields. The internship provides opportunities to acquire practical experience in an active art gallery environment.

If you are interested in applying for an internship, please email NAS Gallery Curator Judith Blackall on judith.blackall@nas.edu.au, explaining briefly your experience and interest in being involved, and include a current CV.

Contact

hr@nas.edu.au

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