Associate Lecturer Scenic Construction and Technologies

The National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital or disability status.

The National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) is Australia’s premier training ground for future leaders and practitioners in the performing arts. Located at Kensington in Sydney, it is a centre of excellence in education and training. NIDA is unique in the world for its conservatoire training in the range that it offers which includes Acting, Design, Costume, Properties and Objects, Technical Theatre and Stage Management, Scenic Construction, Writing for Performance, Directing and Cultural Leadership.

We are seeking a live theatre practitioner with an extensive background and experience in the areas of Stage Mechanics and Theatrical Rigging to join NIDA as an Associate Lecturer.

This role will primarily be responsible for teaching students enrolled in the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Scenic Construction and Technologies) course, including providing support and advice to students, teaching, administering and assessing, and evaluating and developing the scenic construction curriculum whilst remaining up to date with contemporary practices, ensuring our students are continuously learning best practice and current methods.

This is a variable hours contract where you will work part time, 3 days a week, however these hours will increase up to full time according to the operational requirements of NIDA.

Position Profile

Please download the position profile for more information about this role

Salary (TRP)

Your salary will be in accordance with the Educational Services (Post Secondary Education) Award 2010 Classification Academic Level A

Benefits of Working for NIDA

  • Annual Leave Loading (17.5%)
  • Novated Leases
  • Workplace Banking
  • A short bus ride from Sydney CBD and Central Station
  • Discounted Health Club & Aquatic Membership at UNSW
  • Access to the UNSW Library
  • Complimentary tickets to NIDA student productions
  • Continuing Professional Development Opportunities
  • Discounts from NIDA bars during events
  • 50% discount for immediate family members to attend the NIDA Open programs

What we're looking for

Essential components of your application:

  • A brief cover letter that demonstrates your understanding of and capacity to undertake the role
  • Your CV including two references who can comment on your professional experience
  • A separate document that addresses each of the selection criteria listed in the Position Profile individually.

Closing Date

5pm, Tuesday 22 January 2019.
Only applicants who are shortlisted for interview will be contacted.

Considerations

Applications which do not address the selection criteria listed in the Position Profile above will not be considered.

You are required to have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this role. This role is not suited to a working holiday visa holder.

A valid Working With Children Check for NSW is essential. Having one or being willing to get one and to support and implement NIDA’s Child Safe Strategies is necessary to undertake this role.

Contact

For a confidential discussion about this role, please contact Nick Day, Senior Lecturer and Course Leader Production and Scenic Construction and Technologies on 02 9697 7512 / 0417 248 697 or nicholas.day@nida.edu.au



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