Making Centre Casual Staff Pool

Paddington, Sydney, Australia
07 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
31 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
  • One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
  • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

UNSW Art & Design is one of Australia’s most prestigious art schools, with a long list of illustrious alumni. It has an innovative teaching program, with links to some of the nations and the region’s leading art institutions. UNSW Art & Design has an admirable record in cutting edge research and provides facilities that are world class, showcasing the work of its academic staff and students to the broader community. 


UNSW Art & Design’s Making Centre is seeking expressions of interest from art & design practitioners to join our team of technical staff on a casual basis. The Making Centre’s technical staff are responsible for the day to day operations of Workshops and Labs on the Faculty’s Paddington Campus.

We provide expert knowledge and technical skills that facilitate making in support of the Faculty’s academic programs, and provide technical support to staff and students, while applying and monitoring the appropriate Work Health and Safety procedures and guidelines. 

The Centre currently supports student projects in the following media:

  • Ceramics Digital Fabrication Interactive Media Metalwork (Fabrication and Welding) Photography Printmaking Screen Printing Sound Textiles Video Virtual Reality Woodwork

Our aim is to create student centric environments that foster an open, investigative, experimental and interdisciplinary approach to making.

Ideally, you should have some experience of working in an educational setting.

If you think you fit the bill, have experience in one or more of the areas above and can spare at least three hours per week, drop me a line at including your CV and some of images of your work.                               

Jim Ward Manager Making Centre UNSW Art & Design UNSW Sydney

Please Note: Applicants should be aware this is a register only and you will be contacted regarding your application when a vacancy arises that matches your skills/experience.

Your registration in the employment register will remain active until 31 December 2017. After this time, you will need to renew your registration by re-applying.