Head of Public Engagement
The National Art School (NAS) is Australia’s leading art school with a progressive agenda for growth and a firm commitment to continuing studio-based education. NAS is an independent, fully accredited Higher Education Institution utilising our independent identity and distinctive studio-based teaching model to deliver exceptional higher education and research, scholarship and professional practice that positions us at the forefront of learning, creativity, and innovation.
NAS offers degree courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level, including a Bachelor of Fine Art (BFA), Master of Fine Art (MFA) and Doctor of Fine Art (DFA). These degree courses offer Studio Specialisations in the fields of Ceramics, Painting, Photomedia, Printmaking and Sculpture. Art History & Theory is delivered as a core subject within the BFA and MFA program, with Drawing delivered as a core subject throughout the BFA and offered as a Studio Specialisation at postgraduate level. In addition to these degree programs, NAS offers NESA accredited short courses for High School students and a comprehensive range of non-award short courses in all studio areas.
NAS has been established as a State Significant Organisation (SSO) by the NSW government which has provided ongoing certainty of tenure on our heritage campus in Darlinghurst and the foundation upon which to build our continuing success as a leading independent art school.
The Head of Public Engagement provides strategic direction of the National Art School’s (NAS) marketing, communications, and public program delivery. The role is responsible for developing engagement strategies that will raise the profile of NAS, broaden engagement to new sectors and enhance audience experiences. The role will provide leadership to NAS’s public exhibitions, commercial events, short course programs, primary and high school programs, branding and marketing.
What you bring to the role
The Head of Public Engagement is expected to be a strategic, results-orientated individual with exceptional planning, managerial and leadership skills. The successful applicant will direct and assist with strategic public engagement initiatives from inception to execution, provide academic recommendation and oversight, and oversee the day-to-day operations of the Public Engagement department.
A competitive remuneration package is available to the successful candidate.
How to Apply
Please visit the National Art School website www.nas.edu.au for more information. Please include the following in your application:
• A covering letter addressing how your experience matches the job requirements.
• A comprehensive resume citing your qualifications and outlining your 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.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please email your application to email@example.com
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 16 January 2022.Find out more
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