Working at NAS

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, Fiona Hall and Cressida Campbell 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.

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.

GALLERY MANAGER

The position

Full time permanent position that provides direction and curatorial management of the NAS Gallery, The Drawing Gallery, exhibition spaces, curatorial projects, Graduation Shows and the Darlinghurst Goal Museum to deliver the National Art School’s audience engagement strategy.

What you bring to the role

You will have tertiary qualifications in arts/curating/arts management and high-level experience in a managerial role of a gallery, educational, arts or cultural organisation. Your experience of long-term strategic thinking and planning in an audience focused environment will ensure your success in this role. You will have experience in facilitating public programs and in making art accessible to the public. Additionally, you will provide leadership to the Gallery team on the realisation of a range of exhibitions and projects in partnership with artists, lending institutions and funding bodies.

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How to Apply

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.

Please email your application to hr@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 21 March 2021

EDUCATION OFFICER

The position

Full time permanent position developing and coordinating the delivery of Education programs and partnerships to meet the strategic goals of the National Art School Education Programs. This will include curriculum development, programming, coordination, implementation and delivery of school holiday programs, family programs, school tours, school workshops, education kits and teacher education programs.

What you bring to the role

You will have tertiary qualifications in teaching and/or arts and demonstrated experience working within an educational and outreach context in the Cultural and Educational sectors. You will be able to work autonomously to develop, write, administer and coordinate the National Art School education programs. You will be an exceptional communicator with high level organisational, problem solving and time management skills with the ability to deliver a range of programs simultaneously.

How to Apply

DOWNLOAD THE POSITION DESCRIPTION

  • 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.

Please email your application to hr@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 23 March 2021

Contact

hr@nas.edu.au

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