Library and Learning Centre Manager

Sydney, Australia
16 Sep 2021
End of advertisement period
05 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

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 Library and Learning Centre Manager oversees the operations and management of the National Art School library including the development, delivery and evaluation of library and learning services, to support the teaching, learning and research activities of the School.

What you bring to the role

The National Art School Library is a custodian and distributor of accumulated knowledge and resources. You will lead the library team to ensure we are at the forefront of innovation to support inclusive access to this knowledge for all our staff, students and alumni to be enriched, empowered and supported in their art practices and studies.

You will have extensive people management experience and will be able to implement planning, operations and change management to support the Library’s role as integral to academic life and lifelong learning.

How to Apply

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

Applications close Tuesday 5 October 2021

Please include the following in your application:

  • A 2-3 page covering letter addressing how your experience matches the job requirements laid out in the Position Description.
  • A comprehensive resume citing your academic qualifications and outlining your professional experience.

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

Please send your application to