Head of Production, NIDA
Posted on Monday, March 11th, 2013
Full-time, Fixed-term with option to renew (3 + 2 years)
Reference No: N02/13
Closing Date: 28 March 2013
* Artistic and Educational Leadership role
* Dynamic Arts and Higher Education environment
* Opportunity to develop the next generation of stage and technical managers.
NIDA is Australia’s National Institute of Dramatic Art. Located in Sydney, it is a centre of excellence in education and training for careers in theatre, film, television and other performance media.
We are seeking an energetic and inspiring leader with substantial industry and teaching experience to fill the role of Head of Production.
The Head of Production will be the principal teacher and manager of the Bachelor of Dramatic Art (Production) course. In addition to this, the successful candidate will be expected to develop new course content for the upcoming Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA).
The successful candidate will have relevant tertiary qualifications, preferably at a postgraduate level and/or equivalent professional experience in theatre production and/or stage management. In addition to this, the person must have demonstrated teaching experience in a higher education environment and a record of achievement in the area of curriculum development.
A well-respected industry profile and the ability to work collaboratively in an educational environment will also be highly regarded.
An attractive salary package, inclusive of superannuation and leave loading, will be offered to the successful candidate, depending upon qualifications and experience.
Subject to the successful completion of a probation period, the position will be available for a term of three years in the first instance, with the possibility of renewal for a further two years, subject to organisational need. The successful candidate would ideally commence in late April to start work on the BFA and to allow for a handover with the current incumbent.
Candidates will need to supply the following information:
* An up-to-date curriculum vitae with full contact details;
* A statement addressing the selection criteria, which can be found in the Knowledge and Skills section of the Position Description. To download a copy of the Position Description, please go to:
* Details of three work-related referees’ who are readily available to comment on your suitability for the role.
For further information, please contact Michael Scott-Mitchell, Director Undergraduate Studies on +612 9697 7616 or <firstname.lastname@example.org>. If unavailable, please contact Toni Adler, HR Manager on +612 9697 7635 or email@example.com.
Applications, quoting the above reference number, should be forwarded to firstname.lastname@example.org by close on business 28 March 2013.