Coordinator, NIDA Corporate

The National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) values diversity and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We believe that people from a range of backgrounds bring a variety of ideas, perspectives and experiences that create a productive work environment in which talents are fully utilised. We also believe that a workforce that reflects the diversity of Australian society often facilitates a collaborative approach to work that allows the organisation to better meet its objectives.

We aim to ensure that our recruitment and selection processes do not discriminate against race, disability, sexuality, age, heritage, gender, religious or non-religious beliefs, nationality or family background.

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.

Our NIDA Corporate division offers practical skills-based training in communication, presentation and leadership for individuals and businesses in the public and private sectors across Australia.

An opportunity is available for a customer service focused and efficient administrator to join the NIDA Corporate team. This is a hands-on and busy role suited to an experienced Coordinator who enjoys the challenge of meeting competing deadlines to complete multiple tasks. Reporting to the Operations Manager, NIDA Corporate this role will put your highly developed written and verbal communication skills to work as you support and effectively engage with both internal and external stakeholders and the wider NIDA Corporate team.

To succeed in this role you will have a can-do attitude and a proactive approach to your work. You will also have the confidence to liaise and problem solve with internal and external stakeholders both face to face and over the phone.

The role is full time 5 days a week (38 hours), and may include early start times from 7am or for late finishes until 7pm, to be determined.

Position profile
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$65,398.12 including 9.5% superannuation


  • Annual Leave Loading (17.5%)
  • Novated Car Leases
  • Workplace Banking Program
  • A short bus ride from Central Station and Sydney CBD
  • 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 C.V. including two references who can comment on your professional experience
  • A separate document that addresses each of the selection criteria individually

Closing date
5pm, 22 January 2018
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.

For a confidential discussion about this role, please contact Lauren Sheppard - Operations Manager, NIDA Corporate on 02 9697 7523 or

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