Facilities Assistant

The National Art School is Australia’s leading art school with a progressive agenda for growth and a firm commitment to continuing studio-based education. The National Art School (NAS) is accredited through TEQSA and offers Bachelor of Fine Art, Masters and Doctorate courses in Photomedia, Painting, Sculpture, Ceramics, and Printmaking; and core subjects in Drawing and Art History and Theory. The School is at the forefront of learning, creativity and innovative practice utilising its independent identity and distinctive studio-based teaching model to deliver exceptional higher education and research, scholarship and professional practice. In 2019 the NSW Arts Minister announced a 45 year lease and ongoing funding to the National Art School as a State Significant Organisation (SSO) which has afforded ongoing certainty of tenure onsite and the foundation to build a successful independent art school.

The position
The Facilities Assistant provides general facilities support across the campus heritage buildings, lecture rooms, café, library, galleries, Cell Block, NAS indoor/outdoor events, and studio areas to ensure the smooth management of the campus. In addition, undertakes all general maintenance on buildings, grounds, plant and equipment, as well as preventative management maintenance.

What you bring to the role
You will have experience in performing general maintenance duties, with a focus on providing a safe environment for staff, students and visitors to the site. You will have a thorough and practical understanding of relevant safety codes and safe work practices and be in possession of a White Card and a driver’s licence. You will be able to work independently and take direction from your manager and work cooperatively as part of the NAS community.

How to Apply
Please visit the National Art School website https://nas.edu.au/working-at-nas/ for more information. Please include the following in your application:
• A covering letter addressing how your experience matches the job requirements.
• A comprehensive resume 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 proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

The closing date for all applications will be Sunday, 21 August 2022.