Gallery Manager

National Art School
NSW - Metro
Closing Date
Sun, 29th March 2020
Position Type
Full Time
NSW - Metro

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).


The Position

The Gallery Manager is to provide direction and curatorial management of the NAS gallery and exhibition spaces to deliver the National Art School’s audience engagement strategy. 

What you bring to the role

You will be a strategic leader with high level experience in achieving successful outcomes in managing a public art museum.  You will have experience in leading a multi-disciplinary team and planning and delivering successful audience engagement programs that are relevant, accessible and inspiring. You will have excellent interpersonal skills, combined with high level negotiation and influencing skills.

A competitive remuneration package is available to the successful candidate.


How to Apply

Please visit the National Art School website for more information and to download the position description.

Please include the following in your application:

o   A covering letter addressing how your experience matches the job requirements;

o   A comprehensive resume citing your academic qualifications and outlining professional experience.

Please send your application to


If you need additional information, please call Juanita Hyde on 02 9339 8672

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