Registrar, Acting

Sydney, Australia
Wednesday, 8 July 2020
End of advertisement period
Saturday, 8 August 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

5 month Fixed Term Contract

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 011ey, 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 Registrar is responsible for a range of key administrative processes and policy related to student admissions, enrolments and progression and related records. The Registrar is responsible for the general management of the Student Services provision of the School and plays a leading role in the development and support of academic governance and quality assurance processes at the National Art School.

What you bring to the role

You will have excellent management skills with the ability to provide coverage in the role through a period of parental leave. You will be required to lead all administration and reporting functions of the Student Services Team as we adapt to our recently upgraded Student Management System (Silverband Paradigm). You will be responsible for reporting accurately on a wide range of student data to the Executive and relevant government agencies. You will be an experienced people leader and project manager with the ability to collaborate well with others. You will be experienced in the management and reporting of student data in a Higher Education context and you will also be confident dealing with Academic Boards, School Committees and Department Heads to ensure the effective delivery of NAS programs. Additionally, as Acting Registrar, you will have the ability to work with directly with applicants and enrolled students in all aspects of their enrolment at NAS.

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:

  • A covering letter addressing how your experience matches the job requirements.
  • A comprehensive resume citing your academic qualifications and outlining professional experience.

Please call Juanita Hyde on 02 9339 8672 if you have any questions.

Please send your application to