Course Coordinator

Course Coordinator, Technical Theatre and Stage Management

The National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We strongly encourage applicants from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, cultural, regional, low socio-economic, LGBTQI and disability communities to apply. All applications will be considered 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 dramatic arts. Located at Kensington in Sydney, it is a Centre of excellence in education and training. NIDA is unique in the world for its practice-based and industry-relevant 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.

The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity has opened to join the NIDA team as a Course Coordinator supporting the running of the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Technical Theatre and Stage Management (TTSM) course.

The Course Coordinator (TTSM) is responsible for supporting the efficient operational delivery of NIDA’s Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) TTSM, by applying strong coordination skills and abilities.

Working closely with both the TTSM Course Leader and the Manager, Learning and Innovation, the Course Coordinator collaborates with staff across NIDA’s BFA programs to streamline and enhance administrative processes. The role also includes extensive liaison with NIDA staff, students, alumni, industry contacts and the general public.  This role is also responsible for coordinating student projects and productions as wells as assisting with budget preparation, planning, monitoring and evaluation of projects.

About You

You have excellent organizational and time management skills as well as great attention to detail. You have experience working within a small team and across a large organization. You possess exceptional communication skills and problem-solving capabilities. You will be able to work independently and take initiative for developing processes and thrive in a dynamic environment.


Please download the position profile for more information about this role.


This is a 3-year full-time contract.

The base annual salary is $68,189 + 10.5% Superannuation

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 - please ensure you address the selection criteria in your cover letter; and
  • Your resume including two references who can comment on your professional experience


5.00pm, Friday 30 September 2022.

Only applicants who are shortlisted for interview will be contacted.


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.


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