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-Toronto-
Curator of Education and Community Outreach
Gallery 44

Application Deadline: September 9, 2017 at 5 pm
Date Posted:

Start Date: October 24, 2017
Term: Part-time

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION:

Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography

Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography is a charitable, non-profit, artist-run centre committed to supporting multi-faceted approaches to photography and lens-based media. Founded in 1979 to establish a supportive environment for the development of artistic practice, Gallery 44's mandate is to provide a context for meanginful reflection and dialogue on contemporary photography,

Gallery 44 is committed to programs that reflect the continuously changing definition of photography by presenting a wide range of practices that engage timely and critical explorations of the medium. Through exhibitions, public engagement, education programs and production facilities our objective is to explore the artistic, cultural, historic,s ocial and political implications of the image in our ever-expanding visual world.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Curator of Education and Community Outreach works on behalf of Gallery 44, in conjunction with the Education Committee, to develop and administer Gallery 44's education and outreach mandates, education programs (including CameraLinks, CameraReach, OUTREACH and Photomagic) and workshops for artists. This is an exciting and dynamic position that involves programming for youth and the general public. We are seeking a creative educator who can guide the planning, implementation and evaluation fo Gallery 44's education and outreach initiatives. The ideal candidate is a community-minded individual who will assist Gallery 44 in forming meaningful collaborations with individuals and organizations.

Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with Gallery 44's numerous community partners to realize our annual program OUTREACH and secures new community partners for the project on an ongoing basis
  • Schedules and coordinates OUTREACH workshops and directs the installation of the accompanying exhibition and related programming
  • Researches new ideas for workshopsm, solicits, artists/instructors to facilitate various technical and conceptual workshops and oversees all of the administrative details relating to workshops, including spaces bookings and participant registration
  • Manages the CameraLInks and CameraReach programs, including coordinating submissions and the exhibition of student work, and in collaboration with the TDSB, develops workshops for teachers and students
  • Plans Photomagic, Gallery 44's annual summer camp program for youth
  • Coordinates all communications materials related to educations programs, including updating the website and writing press releases
  • Ensures that Gallery 44's education programs maintain a high level of excellence, with a focus on accessibility, inclusion and diversity
  • Oversees all administrative duties related to Gallery 44's education programs, including preparing and managing budgets
  • Performs other duties as required, including attending evening and weekend events
  • Works collaboratively with the Gallery 44 team to support the organization's mission, vision and strategic plan

REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS:

  • Post-secondary degree in a related field (arts education, visual studies, photography, etc.) with a minimum one year of related experience
  • Experience managing numerous complex projects from concept to production with proven success
  • Commitment to and experience with community engagement and outreach
  • Proven experience stewarding meaningful collaborations, motivating team members and building lasting parnterships
  • Strong knowledge of analogue and digital photogenic modes of production
  • Strong knowledge of contemporary photography and related practices
  • Working knowledge of Photoshop and other photo editing tools as well as experience working with database applications
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and the ability to prioritize simultaneous tasks and meet numerous deadlines
  • Ability to take initiative and work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and interpersonal skills
  • Experience working for a volunteer-based, not-for-profit organization will be considered an asset
  • Second language such as French will be considered an asset

DETAILS:

  • 24 hours per week (schedule to be determined with the Executive Director)
  • Available to work evenings and weekends and to attend community events as needed
  • Salary to commensurate with experience, plus supplementary health benefits
  • Start date: October 24, 2017

TO APPLY:

Interested candidates should send the following information to jobs@gallery44.org. Please include name of position in email subject line. All documents should be sent as a single pdf.

  • CV
  • Letter of interest (two pages maximum)
  • Three refrences (name, position, telephone and email address)

Deadline:

All applications must be received by September 9, 2017 at 5pm. Late applications will not be considered. Gallery 44 is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. We thank all applicants for their interest. Due to the volume of applications only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

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-Mississauga-
Director of Business Affairs
Living Arts Centre

Application Deadline: September 5, 2017
Date Posted: August 18, 2017

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION:

Living Arts Centre

The Living Arts Centre is a not-for-profit, charitable organization that operates the premiere arts and culture facility located in the heart of Mississauga, Canada’s sixth largest city.  Dedicated to being a place for global engagement in the arts, the Centre houses a stunning landmark atrium, three presentation ready theatres, seven professional craft studios, and an attractive in-house restaurant and burgeoning catering operation.   Nineteen years young, with a mission to promote Arts for Life, the Centre plays host to hundreds of performing arts, educational, community, and corporate events and activities each year. The Living Arts Centre is a dynamic and accessible gathering place for creativity that welcomes more than 400,000 discerning and culturally diverse visitors annually.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The next chapter for the Living Arts Centre is about to be written.  And through creative partnerships, a focus on strengthening our audience services, building capacity on our team, and ensuring that the welcome mat is in place, we’re looking at a prize-winning future.  To that end, the Living Arts Centre is seeking a candidate for the new position of Director of Business Affairs who is strategic and analytical, a leader of people and projects, a collaborative problem solver, and a diplomat with endless curiosity and enthusiasm.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Director of Business Affairs will lead the Finance, Administration and Human Resources departments of the Living Arts Centre.  The Director of Business Affairs will also play a key role in the operations of LIVE Inc. (the LAC’s in-house restaurant) as well as fundraising campaigns of the Fundraising & Development department.

PRIORITIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
The Director of Business Affairs will:

  • direct, coordinate and oversee all financial elements of the Living Arts Centre: budget and financial planning, accounting, auditing, public and private financing, insurance and risk management, and information systems
  • direct and oversee all administration including service supplier agreements and LAC issued engagement contracts
  • direct and oversee human resource management in accordance with the Living Arts Centre’s HR Policy handbook; ensure compliance with labour law and employment standards, administration of employee benefits, and procedures for recruitment, retention and termination
  • ensure that all finance, administration and human resources operational undertakings of the LAC reflect and are in alignment with the institution’s core values, as well as with its overarching mission and vision
  • manage the LAC’s business processes and procedures to align with overarching human resources, programmatic, and revenue generating strategies
  • play an important role in the development of new business ventures as well as new initiatives to support fundraising and development efforts; track fundraising, campaign income to ensure that budgets and revenue projections reflect the fiscal realities and direction of the institution; monitor and review existing revenue-generating initiatives; provide timely analysis of performance
  • ensure the timely delivery of accurate monthly financial reports, forecasts and analysis to facilitate decision-making, strategic and business planning, and responsiveness to changes in external factors
  • monitor and control costs and continually drive efficiencies
  • work closely with the auditors and direct the audit process in an orderly and timely fashion; oversee the internal completion of all reports necessary for external review; maintain strong internal controls and safeguard assets
  • provide the necessary forecasting, budget planning and analysis in support of the LAC’s annual budgeting process; provide the guidance, tools and resources necessary to help departments develop their budgets, human resources capacity, and to monitor and manage revenues and expenses
  • ensure that the accounting is both timely and meticulous; encourage and model best practices in all phases of financial management
  • provide fiscal support and guidance to LIVE Inc.; address long-term Capital planning needs related to facilities management
  • attend and report at the Business Affairs Committee and the Board of Directors meetings
  • motivate and lead a highly skilled and dedicated finance, administration and human resources team; and represent LAC externally with a high degree of integrity, respect and emotional intelligence

REQUIREMENTS:

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
The ideal candidate will: 

  • have at least 6 years of experience in a senior financial leadership capacity, preferably in the not for profit sector, with a recognized accounting designation; CMA designation, proven problem-solving, decision-making and planning capability; significant analytical experience in developing and executing annual budgets and multiyear plans; ability to course-correct as necessary
  • have the technical as well as the relationship skills necessary to structure the business activities of a multidimensional non-profit charitable arts and culture institution
  • have the ability to provide financial reporting, analysis and forecasting in a clear and concise manner, particularly related to the creation of new initiatives; the ability to develop financial models and analyses, and experience in applying analytics to institutional decision-making; experience with Ungerboeck Event Business Management System preferred
  • have experience managing external audits including preparation of yearend working papers and annual financial statements and understanding of fund accounting
  • have Human Resources Management experience; designation or accreditation an asset
  • be a dedicated and self-motivated team leader; a collaborator who works cross-departmental to influence and affect positive change; decisive, resourceful and responsive; a skilled yet fair negotiator; someone who can impart credibility, integrity and enthusiasm; a communicator with excellent verbal, written and presentation skills 

TO APPLY:

Qualified candidates should submit a detailed resume no later than September 5, 2017 at 4pm to The Living Arts Centre, attention: Human Resources, 4141 Living Arts Drive, Mississauga, ON L5B 4B8 or info.lac@mississauga.ca.  Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
The Living Arts Centre is an Equal Opportunity Employer and operates in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code.  If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, we ask you to please inform Living Arts Centre staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.

 


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-Mississauga-
Coordinator, Fundraising
Living Arts Centre

Application Deadline: August 31, 2017
Date Posted: August 18, 2017

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION:

Living Arts Centre

The Living Arts Centre is a not-for-profit, charitable organization that operates the premiere arts and culture facility located in the heart of Mississauga, Canada’s sixth largest city.  Dedicated to being a place for global engagement in the arts, the Centre houses a stunning landmark atrium, three presentation ready theatres, seven professional craft studios, and an attractive in-house restaurant and burgeoning catering operation.   Nineteen years young, with a mission to promote Arts for Life, the Centre plays host to hundreds of performing arts, educational, community, and corporate events and activities each year. The Living Arts Centre is a dynamic and accessible gathering place for creativity that welcomes more than 400,000 discerning and culturally diverse visitors annually.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The next chapter for the Living Arts Centre is about to be written.  And through creative partnerships, a focus on strengthening our audience services, building capacity on our team, and ensuring that the welcome mat is in place, we’re looking at a prize-winning future.  To that end, the Living Arts Centre is seeking a candidate for the new position of Coordinator, Fundraising who enjoys organizing people and projects, is goal and detail oriented, a diplomat with endless curiosity and enthusiasm.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Coordinator, Fundraising will play a key role in supporting the CEO in developing prospects, securing funding partners, and providing excellent stewardship of these important relationships. 
 
PRIORITIES AND KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
The Coordinator, Fundraising will
:

  • provide executive administrative support to the CEO including researching prospects, providing briefings for the CEO, scheduling and documenting meetings, preparing presentation and follow up material, and generating reports
  • coordinate and attend fundraising functions and activations
  • provide professional interaction with fundraising partners including hosting visits to the LAC, communicating on-going activities at LAC, corresponding in a timely manner
  • maintain comprehensive and up-to-date records   
  • be a resource for and liaison with internal and external stakeholders, on behalf of the CEO, regarding all fundraising business
  • support the mission, vision and values, and take an active interest in the events, programs and activities of the Living Arts Centre
  • be available for some weekend and evening work
  • Other duties as required

REQUIREMENTS:

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
The ideal candidate will:

  • have a minimum of three years of experience in a not-for-profit, charitable organization, preferably in arts and culture with priority given to individuals with previous fundraising experience
  • display exceptional verbal, written, interpersonal and relation management skills; maintaining decorum and required confidentiality at all times
  • be a stickler for detail and accuracy; highly organized with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • be professional, motivated with a superior work ethic; successful independently and as a team player
  • have excellent computer literacy including Microsoft (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook); knowledge of e-Tapestry, MailChimp, and Ungerboeck Event Business Management System an asset
  • be creative and entrepreneurial having participated in or led fundraising campaigns; knowledge of privacy and access to information regulations an asset
  • be curious and a lifelong learning advocate with a commitment to arts and culture and the endless possibilities of and at the Living Arts Centre  

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

This is a full time position requiring the successful candidate to work flexible schedule days, weekends and Statutory Holidays.

TO APPLY:

Qualified candidates should submit a detailed resume no later than August 31, 2017 at 4pm to The Living Arts Centre, attention: Human Resources, 4141 Living Arts Drive, Mississauga, ON L5B 4B8 or info.lac@mississauga.ca.  Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
 
The Living Arts Centre is an Equal Opportunity Employer and operates in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code.  If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, we ask you to please inform Living Arts Centre staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.

 

 

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-Toronto-
Public Engagement Coordinator
Koffler Gallery

Application Deadline: September 5, 2017
Date Posted: August 18, 2017

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION:

Koffler Centre for the Arts

The Koffler Centre of the Arts is a cultural platform that engages audiences of all ages and backgrounds in a vibrant dialogue exploring critical ideas and concerns of our time. The Koffler is located at Artscape Youngplace in the West Queen West neighbourhood in downtown Toronto.

As a Jewish organization, we value – and aim to foster – social justice, equality and inclusiveness while nurturing a passion for learning and understanding. We position Jewish identity in conversation with diverse perspectives and global voices to examine complex issues in a respectful, constructive way. We accomplish this through exhibitions, performances, discussions, publications and digital initiatives.

These principles support the Koffler’s engagement with the best contemporary creative minds in producing and presenting art that provides common ground for experiences shaping our shared cultural life and defining our social values.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

As part of the Koffler Centre of the Arts, the Koffler Gallery is a forum for the presentation and development of contemporary visual art that reflects diverse cultural, material and aesthetic perspectives, generating critical discussions around ideas of our time. Featuring a year-round program of exhibitions, publications, public programs and educational initiatives, the Koffler Gallery fosters new production while equally aiming to expand the visibility of existing work by Canadian and international artists. The program positions the contemporary Jewish experience in a context of comparative discussions of identity, memory and place. Koffler Gallery programs aim for the highest artistic standards while being accessible and engaging for audiences of all ages and backgrounds. 

As a Jewish organization, the Koffler Gallery promotes ideals of social justice, equality and inclusiveness, affirming the power of art to provide common ground and activate social change. We are looking for a passionate, community-minded individual to take on the role of Public Engagement Coordinator to deepen and expand the Koffler Gallery’s relationships across Toronto’s multi-cultural communities, creating a platform for meaningful conversation that can positively affect the current socio-political climate.

The Public Engagement Coordinator reports to the Director/Curator of the Koffler Gallery, while working collaboratively with the programming team of the Koffler Centre of the Arts to build the Koffler’s programmatic content and audiences. They are responsible for developing exhibition-related education programs, artist-led community projects, and outreach strategies to engage and build public audiences for the Koffler Gallery; recruiting, coordinating and working with part-time gallery attendants, volunteers, docents and interns to ensure the supervision of the gallery space during public hours; and providing tours, workshops and information to visitors, schools and special interest groups.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Expanding Koffler Gallery audiences and forging long-lasting ties within the broad and diverse GTA communities, fostering partnerships and collaborations across the cultural spectrum
  • Developing and leading engaging public, educational and artist-led programs, exhibition tours, and hands-on workshops for the general public, educators, schools and special interest and community groups, to facilitate in-depth understanding of the exhibiting artists’ practices, the exhibition themes, and the broader ideas explored by the Koffler program
  • Developing education program marketing strategies and materials targeted to elementary, secondary and post-secondary schools, and special interest and community groups in the GTA and surrounding areas
  • Coordinating outreach and logistics for group visits, liaising with educators, administrators and partners in the cultural and academic communities, registering groups, processing invoices and coordinating additional support when needed
  • Ensuring the supervision of the Gallery space during public hours by engaging and scheduling volunteers and interns, assisting when needed in greeting and assisting visitors, encouraging conversations, leading formal and informal tours and providing general information concerning the Gallery program and history
  • Recruiting, coordinating, training and supervising volunteers and interns to assist with gallery supervision, public engagement, events and educational programs
  • Researching, writing and submitting grants related to supporting gallery attendant and educational staff as well as educational initiatives
  • Developing volunteer appreciation initiatives
  • Working collaboratively with Koffler Centre programming staff to develop joint public, educational and digital projects complementing Koffler Gallery exhibitions, and coordinating logistics for these programs
  • Operating tech equipment for daily set-up and closure of exhibitions, ensuring the security of the artworks, and maintaining cleanliness of the exhibition space
  • Assisting with exhibition logistics as needed, including shipping, correspondence and suppliers
  • Updating the gallery web-page and other information sites
  • Assisting with administrative tasks such as reports, mailings, publication distribution and inventory
  • Handling sales transactions of Gallery publications and artist multiples
  • Providing assistance during Gallery receptions, public programs, and other Koffler events, where duties may include serving drinks, setting-up food, processing sales and registering guests 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A post-secondary degree in visual arts/visual studies or a related field
  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of contemporary art practices
  • Demonstrated experience in community engagement and development of gallery education programs that are relevant to today’s audiences
  • Teaching experience in visual art, especially with young audiences
  • Organized, detail-oriented, and a team player, able to balance several projects simultaneously
  • Excellent organizational, communication (written and oral), computer (including social media) and inter-personal skills and an ability to work with a variety of public audiences
  • Available to work additional hours, weekends and evenings when running public programs
  • Fluency in French or other multilingual skills an asset
  • Familiarity with Jewish culture an asset
  • Smart Serve certification an asset 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

The Koffler is committed to the principles of equity in our hiring practices and welcomes applications from persons of all cultural backgrounds, gender identities, and abilities. No phone calls please. We thank all applicants; only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.  

TO APPLY:

Please send a cover letter and CV by September 5, 2017 via e-mail to:

Mona Filip, Director/Curator Koffler Gallery mfilip@kofflerarts.org 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Name: Mona Filip
Email: mfilip@kofflerarts.org
Website: http://kofflerarts.org/

 

 

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-Guelph-
Senior Curator
Art Gallery of Guelph

Hiring #: 2017-0379
Closing date: 2017/08/25

Please read the application instructions before applying

The Art Gallery of Guelph (AGG) is a leader in the national cultural landscape as well as the Guelph community, engaging our partners the University of Guelph, the City of Guelph, and the Upper Grand District School Board, as well as a broad and diverse membership and the general public, through an ambitious and dynamic mandate. With a collection of 10,000 works, historical to contemporary, the AGG's artistic program features work by leading visual artists locally, nationally and internationally, facilitating collaboration and participation in ways that foster and proliferate the exchange of art and ideas.

Working with the Director and managing the curatorial team, the Senior Curator provides leadership in all aspects of artistic programming and operations, overseeing and managing AGG’s active exhibition schedule, 10,000-work collection, and artistic and interpretive programming for the AGG’s location as well as offsite initiatives. The Senior Curator plays a key role in the aspirations of the Art Gallery of Guelph as a dynamic creative catalyst and steward of our important collections, enhancing the gallery’s profile in Canada and internationally through exhibitions, acquisitions, scholarship, and public engagement that reaches and involves a diverse public.

Responsibilities:

  • Initiating, budgeting, planning, and implementing internally-generated (some circulating) exhibitions and overseeing incoming traveling exhibitions
  • Identifying and implementing institutional partnerships for joint programming, exhibitions, and acquisitions
  • Encouraging the active public life of the Curatorial department, enriching the gallery through innovative programs and collaborations that enhance the gallery’s civic, academic and educational relationships
  • Managing the curatorial team and working closely with community engagement, education and collections management staff, as well as the installation team
  • Supports and engages in research, publication and the exchange of information, undertakes original research and provides interpretive and scholarly contributions to gallery texts, interpretation and publications
  • Working with the Community Engagement Coordinator to ensure the development of education and adult programs that enrich the permanent collection and exhibitions, enhance and enliven visitor experiences. Ensures that the AGG engages a diverse public, develops provocative programs and contributes to audience development
  • Working with the Director to conceive and oversee artist residencies, site-specific installations, and collection commissions
  • Building and refining the collection by acquisition and donation, working directly with the AGG's Director on proposed donations, purchases, and collecting priorities
  • Initiating collections research projects that reflect the AGG’s strategic priorities
  • Working with the Director in developing and maintaining an annual budget that includes exhibitions, publications, education programming, accessions, collection storage and maintenance, and general departmental needs
  • Working closely with Director to identify and secure funding sources and undertaking the preparation of operational and project grants
  • Contributes to relationship-building with funders and foundations, as well as the cultivation of patrons and donors
  • Builds the AGG’s engagement programs through the AGG’s civic, academic and educational relationships
  • Working with media and press to raise the local, national, and international profile of AGG
  • Developing and maintaining a strong network of contacts including artists, dealers, curators, and collectors
  • Representing the Museum on external advisory boards and committees as needed

Requirements of the position:

  • A minimum of seven (7) years of curatorial experience in a public art gallery and art museum context
  • A minimum of a Master of Arts or Master of Fine Arts degree, or related equivalent combination of post-secondary education and work experience in the museum field
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement high quality exhibitions and programs, as well as related financial management and planning
  • High level of knowledge of contemporary and historical Canadian art, as well as international art
  • Supervisory experience as well as experience working with a range of arts professionals, artists, volunteers, and donors
  • Demonstrated experience related to fundraising and grant writing in the arts
  • Demonstrated ability to build and facilitate relationships with national, regional and community partners
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to organize and prioritize work effectively; ability to exercise professionalism, tact and diplomacy
  • Proven competency in curatorial, scholarly and critical writing skills as well as proven track record in writing for the wider public
  • Excellent research skills and capacity to apply that research in a public context
  • Knowledge of: Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board regulations and procedures regarding donations of art; art appraisal regulations in accordance with Revenue Canada standards; international standards for cataloguing art; and Canadian copyright regulations
  • High proficiency with specialized collection databases (TMS Gallery Systems), collection management software (eMuseum), donor management software (DonorPerfect), and financial management and accounting systems
  • High level of digital literacy is considered an asset, including proficiency in digital imaging and design (Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Acrobat, Illustrator, InDesign, etc), mobile and in-gallery digital interfaces, and general problem-solving abilities with regards to technology

Applicants should apply through University of Guelph Human Resources and they must be prepared to upload, as a single document, a letter of application and a detailed curriculum vitae.

Position Number: 098-011
Classification: P06*

Professional/Managerial Salary Bands

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian and permanent residents ­­will be given priority.

At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution.

*Tentative evaluation; subject to committee review

 

 

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-Niagara-on-the-Lake-
Chidren & Youth Instructor
The Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre

Application Deadline: October 1, 2017
Date Posted: August 16, 2017
Terms:
Contract (must be available to work weekends)
Start Date: October 2017

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre is a not-for-profit organization engaging the community through educational programs, exhibitions and special events to create, celebrate and appreciate visual arts. It was established to provide residents of the Niagara region and visitors with an environment which encourages interest in various forms of visual art. We are currently looking for a creative, responsible, enthusiastic and flexible Children’s Art Instructor to add to our dynamic team of instructors.

Nature and Scope of Position
Reporting to the Programs & Facilities Coordinator, the Children’s Art Instructor will be responsible for planning, designing and running a wide range of art activities for our children’s classes and camps for ages 5-12. Upcoming fall classes include Morning Mini-Masters (ages 5-8), Saturdays 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.; Afternoon Art Adventures (ages 9-12), Saturday 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.; After-School Art Studio (ages 12-17), Wednesdays, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

General Responsibilities

  • Planning, designing and preparing of a wide-range of art activities
  • Art studio set up, material inventory and studio clean up
  • Instructing participants in hands-on art activities
  • Maintaining a safe and clean environment for participants
  • Directing and overseeing camp assistants and/or volunteers

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Currently studying or equivalent experience in: Visual Arts/Fine Art/Art History or Early Childhood Education/Child & Youth Studies or Education
  • Strong understanding of visual arts and art history
  • Experience working with children and youth
  • Lesson planning, teaching and classroom management experience
  • First Aid/CPR training will be required
  • Vulnerable Sector Screening will be required

Send resume and cover letter in one document by October 1,2017 to:
Rianna Ostryhon, Programs & Facilities Coordinator
The Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre, 247 Ricardo Street, P.O. Box 676 Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON  L0S 1J0
Email: office@niagarapumphouse.ca
Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.  www.niagarapumphouse.ca

 

 

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-Toronto-
Appraisal Assistant (YCW-BCH)
Art Dealers Association of Canada

Art Dealers Association of Canada
401 Richmond Street West, Unit 393
Toronto, Ontario M5V 3A8

This is a 20 week internship position:

Wage: $12.50/hour
Start Date: Tuesday, October 3, 2017
End Date: Friday, February 23, 2018
Hours: Full-time, Tuesday – Friday, 9:30am – 5:30pm
Number of Positions available: 1
Deadline: Friday, September 1, 2017

The Art Dealers Association of Canada (ADAC) is a national not-for-profit organization founded in 1966. Our association is the largest representation of major private commercial galleries in Canada, and our dealers represent the country’s leading artists.

ADAC is located at 401 Richmond, an epicentre for Toronto’s art community. The building is home to over 140 artists, cultural producers, microenterprises, galleries, festivals, and shops. The building is a thriving arts hub that is open to the public.
http://www.401richmond.net/

Appraisal Service - The ADAC offers established and professional valuations of artworks that are donated as Cultural Property of Canada. We are looking for an Appraisal Assistant to help the Manager of Appraisal Services facilitate and coordinate the ADAC Appraisal Service.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Receive appraisal applications from institutions and ensure applications are complete
  • Read through documents and ensure information is accurate (rectify any errors and discrepancies)
  • Enter all information into ADAC appraisal database and maintain correspondence and material in electronic and paper files
  • Assist in obtaining sales information for appraisers when necessary
  • Produce sales graphs for appraisal report (gather information from submitted appraisals, confirm auction values, convert values to appropriate currency and source reference images)
  • Edit and format final appraisal report
  • Generate final report, obtain sign-off and dispatch to institution
  • Update and maintain ADAC vendor list
  • Assist with member services: coordinate timely information for circulation to the membership on any important issues surrounding the visual arts and ADAC events and projects
  • Assist with telephone and email inquiries from the general public regarding appraisals of art work, donation, purchase, artist representation, etc.
  • Assist with ADAC’s social media and website platforms according to guidelines and schedule

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Post-secondary degree combined with experience in the arts and/or a solid general knowledge of Canadian and international fine art, both contemporary and historical
  • Demonstrated knowledge and interest in commercial art galleries and auction industry
  • Good time management and organization; ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent editing skills and pay close attention to detail
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite
  • Experience with databases and information management
  • Knowledge of the Cultural Property Export and Import Act and the Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board an asset
  • Bilingualism is an asset

This position is funded by Young Canada Works – Building Careers in Heritage. Applicants should ensure they are eligible for this program: http://canada.pch.gc.ca/eng/1459869949087

We invite individuals who reflect the diversity of Canada to apply
Please send your cover letter and resume to the Hiring Manager at hr@ad-ac.ca

 

 

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-Toronto-
Administration & Development Coordinator
Gallery TPW

Application Deadline: September 12, 2017
Date Posted: August 15, 2017

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION:

About Gallery TPW

For nearly forty years, Gallery TPW has explored the vital role that still and time-based images play in contemporary culture. Through a diver program of exhibitions, screenings, performances, new critical writing, and education programs, TPW has consistently showcased unique and thought-provoking work by Canadian and international contemproary artists.

With a purpose-built facility in a 3,300-square-foot-former warehouse, TPW is well positioned to build on its stellar reputation. We are seeking a dynamic and organized individual who can congtribute to all aspects of the gallery's success. You will be joining a small team dedicated to staging ambitious exhibitions, asking urgent and compelling questions about self and society, and forging ongoing and rewarding relationships with artists and audiences.

Gallery TPW hires on the basis of merit and is committed to fostering an equitable, inclusive, adn accessible workplace that reflects the diversity of Toronto's communities. To that end we especially welcome applicatiosn from visible minority group members, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons across the spectrum of sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Should you require accommodation during the inverview process, please let us know and we will workw ith you to meet your needs.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Administration & Development Coordinator is responsible for gallery administrative duties and some development activities, including the coordination of fundraising events. The Administration & Development Coordinator is often the gallery's first liaison with members and the general public and provides support to the Executive Director and Board of Directors.

Core Responsibilities

  • Manages office organizational systems and procedures
  • Assists Executive Director with writing and preparing operating and project-based grant applications and reports
  • Coordinates the gallery's membership scheme and fundraising initiatives
  • Coordinates donation campaigns and assists Executive Director in carrying out donor stewardship
  • Invoices and collections payment for sales
  • Coordinates exhibition openings and special events, including arrangements for permits, food and beverages, set up, and clean up
  • Assists the Executive Director with preparation for Board and Committee meetings
  • Coordinates with vendores and contractors on all aspects of facility maintenance and supply stock
  • Assists in the interview, hire, and supervision of interns and seasonal employees
  • Assists the Executive Director with creating annual budgets and reports

The Successful Candidate Should Possess:

  • Strong organizational and administrative skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Some experience in an art gallery or other cultural institution
  • The formal study of or a demonstratable interest in contemporary art
  • Proficiency in Mac OS X, Microsoft Office, Google Docs, and Sheets and a willingness to learn other software; general knowledge of computres and networking a plus
  • Salary is commensurate with experience and includes health and dental benefits. The job entails working 32-35 hours per week with some evening and weekends.

TO APPLY:

Please submit a cover letter outlining your interest in the position and your relevant experience and a resume by September 12, 2017 at 5:00 pm to jobs@gallerytpw.ca

 

 

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-Toronto-
Family Programs Facilitator
Art Gallery of Ontario

Application Deadline: August 25, 2017
Date Posted: August 14, 2017
Start Date: August 28, 2017

Salary:
$21.59-$26.98
Term: part-time

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION:

Art Gallery of Ontario

At the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), we bring people together with art to see, experience and understand the world in new ways. Our Vision: We will become the imaginative centre of our city and province. We will be welcoming to our visitors, inspiring for our audiences and innovative int eh ways we gather people together to create community through art. We will become a preferred cultural partner for artistic visionaries from all over the world. The AGO is committed to recruiting a diverse and collaborative workforce who exemplify our mission, vision, and values and will thrive in a dynamic environment.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Working in conjunction with staff, volunteers, and interns, facilitates family programs that are engaging, innovative, child-centred, fun, accessible and equitable as being responsive to visitor needs and program obejctives. Facilitates relevant connections through a range of activities that are participatory and experimental. Models engagement with young children and thinking about art.

  • Facilitates a range of family activities in the Dr. Mariano Elia Hands-On Centre that encourage children and their caregivers to engage with art in order to achieve increased understanding an appreciation as well as personal relevance.
  • Ensures activities address different learning styles and build connectiosn between the galleries and the centre.
  • Activates the Hands On Centre space by engaging families with young children in exploration of materials, such as art projects, building materials, games, and other activities.
  • Models creative play and initiates games and art challenges using materials, space, and activities in teh Hands On centre.
  • Facilitates children and family acitivites, such as Birthday Parties, March Break programming and Family Day programming that are engaging, participatory, and child-centred. Perform other duties as assigned
  • Models proper gallery behaviour and works with interns, and volunteers to reinforce these behaviours to ensure program facilitation is responsive and meets objectives.
  • Participates in training for staff and volunteers as required and stays current with the AGO collection and programming as well as with new developments in art education and early childhood education theory.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Working toward or completed Post-secondary studies in Early Childhood Education, combined with some studio art experience.
  • Demonstrated facilitating experience with formal and/or informal learning environments involving early learners and their adult caregivers
  • Demonstrated teamwork skills and a desire to work as part of an instructional team comprised of staff, interns, and volunteers
  • Committment to lifelong learning and excellent customer service
  • Ability to be flexible, adaptable, and self-reflective
  • Familiarity with teh Reggio Emilia learning theory
  • Ability to speak French and/or a language other than English is an asset.

TO APPLY:

We invite individuals who reflect the diversity of our visitors to apply. Visit our website at www.ago.net/jobs and complete your online application profile.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Name: Questine Francis
Email: Questine_Francis@ago.net
Website: www.ago.net

 

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-Barrie-
Communications Assistant
MacLaren Art Centre

Application Deadline: Monday, August 28, 2017 at 5 pm
Date Posted: August 14, 2017

ABOUT THE MACLAREN ART CENTRE:

The MacLaren Art Centre is the regional public art gallery serving Barrie, the County of Simcoe and the surrounding area. Housed in an award-winning building, the Gallery has a permanent collection of 27,400 artworks and presents a year-round programme of world-class exhibitions, education activities and special events. As a cornerstone of culture for Barrie, the MacLaren is a central meeting place, a destination for visitors from across the province and a catalyst for downtown revitalization. For more information, visit www.maclarenart.com. The MacLaren Art Centre offers a work environment that supprots opportunities for professional growth, encourages creativity, fosters teamwork and rewards excellence. Employees enjuoy a well-organized, stable organization and a collegial culture that emphasizes mentoring, coaching and skills development.

About the Job

The MacLaren Art Centre seeks a full-time Communications Assistant to work in this dynamic environment. Reporting to the Director of Development and Marketing, the Communications Assistant is ressponsible to assist with the MacLaren's annual marketing and communications activities, including print and electronic communications, advertising media and editorial coverage, media and public relations, website and social media management, and public relations. The Communications Assistant will also assist with Gallery supervision and front desk reception.

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary degree in Visual Arts or Art History and, ideally, a certificate in Marketing, Communications, Journalism or Public Relations
  • Excellent knowledge of the contemporary visual arts in Canada
  • Two years relevant professional experience in customer service, marketing, communications and/or media relations, ideally in a not-for-profit context
  • Superior communication skills, oral and written, with a keen eye for detail
  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Exceptional computer skills inlcuding graphic design, data-base management, web content management and social media networking tools, and fluency with Microsoft Office, Adobe CS software and Drupal
  • Knowledge of the functioning of news media and able to develop story ideas
  • Able to communicate effectively with specialized as well as general public audiences
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team environment
  • Able to work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings

The Deadline for applications is Monday, August 28 at 5 pm

This is a one year renewal contract position (based on 38 hours per week, generally Tuesday through Friday 8:30 am to 5 pm and Saturday 10 am to 6 pm). Please send your cover letter and resume in confidence to: Carolyn Bell Farrell, Executive Director, MacLaren Art Centre, 37 Mulcaster Street, Barrie, ON L4M 3M2 or by email to: carolyn@maclarenart.com

The MacLaren Art Centre is an equal opportunity employer serving our diverse communities. Althought we appreciate all applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to supply a current criminal records check and vulnerable sector police screening before work can commence. Anticipated start date is October 17, 2017.

 

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-Toronto-
Communications & Development Assistant (YCW-BCH)
Ontario Association of Art Galleries

Application Deadline: September 11, 2017 by 5 pm
Date Posted: August 14, 2017

POSITION TYPE: 
CONTRACT
TERM: October 2, 2017 - March 9, 2018; 9.30 am - 5pm, Monday to Friday (23 weeks for 30 hours per week); inclusive of 2 weeks Holiday Season closure in December
SALARY: $15.hour

LOCATION:

Ontario Association of Art Galleries (OAAG)
401 Richmond St. West, Suite 395
Toronto, ON M5V 3A8
email: hr@oaag.org
website: http://www.oaag.org

ORGANIZATIONAL DESCRIPTION:

Ontario Association of Art Galleries

Through network-building, professional development and advocacy, the Ontario Association of Art Galleries 9OAAG) fosters sustainable, healthy, diverse public art galleries, furthering the visual arts as a key component of the cultural life of Ontario. OAAG serves and represents 116 public art galleries and visual arts organization members in 62 municipalities across the province.

Completed applications must be emailed to hr@oaag.org by September 11, 2017 by 5pm.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

This is an exciting opportunity to develop an inventory of valuable career development skills.

The Ontario Association fo Art Galleries (OAAG) seeks a YCW Communications & Development Assistant to work with accomplished staff in the OAAG Secretariat on province-wide initiatives that provide visibility, service and benefit to Ontario's public art galleries.

The Communications & Development Assistant will assist in the development of OAAG Awards sponsorship proposals, individual donor fund development; assist in the development of Communication packages for Professional Development workshops; Production and Dissemination of E-News Letters. The Communications & Development Assistant will also assist with other administrative tasks as necessary. The Communications & Development Assistant can expect to learn key skills in arts and project administration, communications and fund development.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate in a visual arts, arts administration, non-profit management or related program;
  • Declared interest in a career path in the visual arts and heritage sector;
  • Possesses some knowledge about OAAG, and the organization's memberships and programs;
  • Highly motivated to learn about project coordination and administration, fund development and communications in the arts & culture sector;
  • Well-organized with a keen attention to detail and ability to tak einitiative and produce desired results; some experience in project management or coordination desired;
  • Superior time-management and organizational skills: Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment and possess the ability to work independently as well as work collaboratively with staff and volunteers in a shared work environment;
  • Must be an effective communicator with excellent oral, written and research skills: must have a pleasant and patietn telephone manner; must be able to analyze problems and communicate solutions clearly. Will be comfortable speaking to small groups; prior experience in digital media is an asset (audio/photo/video/html/CMS); intermediate comprehension and speaking skills in French considered a signficiant asset;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills: Able to act independently and make sound decisions within the framework of established programs and drection to produce results; able to research and collect, collate and alayze data;
  • Strong interpersonal skills: Able to interact effectively with staff, volunteers, partners and the general public; must contribute to a collegial productive office team atmosphere;
  • Proficient information management skills, particularly with databases: will handle sensitive information and situations with tact and diplomacy;
  • Will have strong computer and Internet literacy skills: Knowledge of MS Office Suite, particularly word and excel spreadsheet. Some familiarity with Survey Monkey, Adobe Creative Suite, Google docs, and WordPress is highly desirable.Must be proficient in social media platforms. Ideal candidate will be comfortable and efficient working on a Mac operating system;
  • Driver's license and willingness to drive is an asset, but not required

There is only one Communications & Development Assistant position and it will be based in the OAAG seretariat at 401 Richmond St. W in Toronto, ON from 9.30 am - 5pm, Monday - Friday, starting Monday, October 2, 2017. The Communications & Development Assistant will occasionally be required to work outside regular business hours to attend meetings and events. This time will be deducted from the time they are required to be in the OAAG office.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: Thursday, September 11, 2017 by 5 pm

TO APPLY: Please send your application in one pdf document (YourLastName_FirstInitial_Application_CommunicationsDevelopmentAssistant.pdf) which includes cover letter highlighting your eligibility for the position (including YCW eligibility), a resume, and three references (including one current school reference) via email to hr@oaag.org with the subject line "Communications & Development Assistant"

This job is funded through the Government of Canada's Young Works (YCW) Program. To be eligible for the position you must qualify for the YCW program. You are eligible if you:

  • are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident or have refugee status in Canada; Note: Non-Canadian graduate holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not elgibile;
  • are legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • will be between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
  • are willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment;
  • will not have another full-time job (over 30 hours a week) while employed with OAAG;
  • have been a graduate (as defined by your educational institution) in the semester preceding the job

Note: Interns with a disibility are eligible for part-time wowrk.

For more information about the Young Canada Works Program and elgibility please visit: https://www.youngcanadaworks.ca/

For more information about OAAG, please visit: http://www.oaag.org

For more information on OAAG's human resource policies, including Ontario Association of Art Galleries Anti Racism, Access and Equity Policy & Human Rights Complaints Procedure, please visit: http://oaag.org/policies.html#antiracismpolicy

Characteristics of City/Region:

Toronto provides a great opportunity to experience arts and culture. The OAAG Secretariat is located downtown in the bustling 401 Richmond Street building between King St. West and Queen St. West. The municipal government calls 401 Richmond one of Toronto's key arts centres, and visitors from cities afar have come to learn how to blend business with the arts to establish a viable urban neighbourhood within a single community. 401 Richmond is receipient of a 1999 Awards of Merit from Toronto Heritage for outstanding adaptive re-use of a historic building and received Heritage Designation in April of 2007. According to 401 Richmond's website: "Since 1994, 401 Richmond has undergone a dramatic transformation from rundown factory to a thriving centre for the arts in Toronto. Today the 200,000 square foot structure houses over 140 artists and entrepreneurs, a virbant urban community of fine artists, designers, milliners, architects, filmmakers, galleries, musicians, arts organizations, and magazines." 401 Richmond then provides a site of creative networking for culture workers and the organizations that employ them. The 401 Richmond Arts building also suports the healthy arts ecosyste not only through rent subsidies but through access to a roof top garden, a courtyard and green indoor spaces.

Mission & Mandate of the Host Organization:

OAAG'S MISSION

Through network-building, professional development and advocacy, the Ontario Association of Art Galleries (OAAG) fosters sustainable, healthy, diverse public art galleries, furthering the visual arts as a key component of the cultural life of Ontario. OAAG serves and represents 116 public art gallery and visual arts organization members in 62 municipalities across the province.

MANDATE OF THE ORGANIZATION

To ensure that public art galleries contribute to the cultural life of the province, OAAG will:

  • Discern, formulate, and articulate a strong collective profile for Ontario public art galleries
  • Represent members to government effectively
  • Foster professionalism among members
  • Create and present relevant professional development opportunities
  • Foster communication and exchange among members
  • Be an effective reliable resource and source of information for our members

 

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-Ottawa-
Gallery & Shop Supervisor
Ottawa Art Gallery

Application Deadline: September 3, 2017
Date Posted: August 14, 2017

JOB SUMMARY:

The doors to the new Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG) are scheduled to open this fall! The expansion of the OAG is a moment for the arts and culture sector in Ottawa-Gatineau to celebrate this purpose-built gallery which will increase the vitality and focus on the arts in the region. As we prepare for our exciting new space, we are looking for a passionate, friendly, customer service oriented and responsive individual for a full-time supervisor position. Reporting to the full-time manager, this position involves working in both the OAG’s Gallery Shop as well as the commercial gallery, Galerie Annexe (previously known as our ART Rental and Sales department), starting in September, 2017. For the duration of the construction period, the hours of the position would be from 9am – 5pm but when we open in the new space, we will require this position to work Monday to Thursday, 1 – 9pm and Sundays 9am – 5pm.

The commercial gallery space, Galerie Annexe, strives to promote regional artists through the sale, rental and exhibition of their artwork. As an important showcase for established and emerging artists from the Ottawa-Gatineau area, it continually accepts original submissions for jury in all media. Revenue generated from this service is shared between the participating artists and the OAG.

The OAG Shop is dedicated to the display and sale of Canadian-made pieces as well as additional products that support the OAG’s programs and mission. 

Salary:
$16 - $18 per hour (based on experience)
Hours:  35 hours per week

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the planning and execution of the programming related to the commercial spaces, such as exhibitions,  artist talks and other related events;
  • Sell products and artwork in both the boutique and gallery space;
  • Maintain a friendly, welcoming and safe space for staff and visitors;
  • Help visitors with general inquiries to the OAG;
  • Maintain and update files, POS system, website and database;
  • Assist and develop social media marketing strategies;
  • Create and manage shift schedule for part-time staff;
  • Help achieve financial projections;
  • Assist with monthly inventory;
  • Follow proper financial control and cash handling procedures;
  • Opening and closing the store;
  • Effectively discuss and inform visitors about the artists represented in both spaces;
  • Assist with ordering, restocking and researching new artists and products;
  • Build artist and client relationships.

Skills:

  • Friendly;
  • Enthusiastic;
  • Organized;
  • Confident;
  • Sales-oriented;
  • Able to work under pressure;
  • Able to work independently;
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary degree or equivalent in arts administration,  museum studies, business or commerce; and/or hold 2 years experience working for a commercial art gallery or in a supervisory position in a retail store;
  • Will work evenings and weekends (once the gallery is open);
  • Ability to work in a group or independently with little supervision;
  • Have the ability to install artwork and merchandise products in attractive and respectful way;
  • Knowledge of local and regional art/artists;
  • Strong administrator with excellent computer and communication skills (proficient in Word and Excel);
  • Experience using a POS System;
  • Must be fully bilingual in English and French (written and oral).

Please apply with cover letter and resume to Stephanie Germano, Manager of ART Rental and Sales, jobs@ottawaartgallery.ca.  Please be sure to reference the specific job you are interested in applying for.

The Ottawa Art Gallery is an equal opportunity employer, and thanks all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Superviseur, galerie et boutique
Date limite de dépôt des candidatures : 3 septembre 2017

Description de l’emploi offert :


L’inauguration de la nouvelle Galerie d’art d’Ottawa est prévue pour cet automne ! L’agrandissement de la GAO sera une occasion pour le secteur des arts et de la culture de la région d’Ottawa-Gatineau de célébrer cette institution conçue spécifiquement dans le but de vitaliser et de mettre à l’honneur la production artistique de la région. Tout en nous préparant à investir nos nouveaux locaux, nous cherchons une personne enthousiaste, affable, responsable et intéressée par le service à la clientèle qui puisse occuper un poste de superviseur ou de superviseuse à plein temps. Relevant de la gestionnaire principale, la personne sélectionnée travaillera à la boutique de la GAO ainsi qu’à l’espace commercial, soitla Galerie Annexe (autrefois connue sous le nom de service ART vente et location), et ce dès le mois de septembre 2017. Pendant toute la durée des travaux de construction de la Galerie, l’horaire de travail sera de 9 h à 17 h. Lorsque nous ouvrirons les portes du nouveau bâtiment, la personne sélectionnée devra observer l’horaire suivant : du lundi au jeudi, de 13 h à 21 h et le dimanche de 9 h à 17 h.

L’espace commercial de la GAO, soit la Galerie Annexe,
vise à promouvoir les artistes de la région par la vente, la location et l’exposition de leurs œuvres. Vitrine importante pour les artistes établis et émergents de la région d’Ottawa-Gatineau, la galerie accepte en tout temps les soumissions d’œuvres originales et de toutes catégories pour fins d’évaluation par un jury. Les revenus générés par ce service sont partagés entre les artistes participants et la GAO.

La boutique de la GAO
est vouée à l’exposition et à la vente d’objets d’art créés au Canada ainsi que de divers produits en lien avec la programmation et la mission de la GAO.

Salaire :
entre 16 $ et 18 $ l’heure (selon l’expérience)
Horaire : 35 heures par semaine


Responsabilités :

  • Aider à la planification et à la mise en œuvre d’évènements dans les espaces commerciaux de la Galerie : expositions, conférences d’artistes et autres activités connexes ;
  • Vendre des produits et des œuvres d’art dans la boutique et dans la galerie commerciale;
  • Veiller à ce qu’un accueil chaleureux et sécurisé soit offert au personnel et aux visiteurs ;
  • Assister les visiteurs dans leurs demandes de renseignements à propos de la GAO ;
  • Maintenir et mettre à jour les fichiers, le système PDV (points de ventes), le site Web et la base de données ;
  • Aider au développement de stratégies de marketing dans les médias sociaux ;
  • Mettre en place et gérer les horaires de travail des employés à temps partiel ;
  • Aider à la concrétisation des projections financières ;
  • Aider à dresser l’inventaire mensuel ;
  • Suivre les bonnes procédures pour le contrôle financier et la gestion des espèces ;
  • Assurer l’ouverture et la fermeture de la boutique ;
  • Assurer la rentabilisation et l’entretien des lieux ;
  • Renseigner les visiteurs sur les artistes représentés dans la boutique et dans la galerie ;
  • Aider aux commandes, au réapprovisionnement et à la recherche de nouveaux produits et œuvres d’art ;
  • Développer des liens entre les artistes et la clientèle de la galerie.

Qualités requises :

  • Être affable ;
  • Se montrer enthousiaste ;
  • Avoir le sens de l’organisation ;
  • Avoir confiance en soi ;
  • Être axé sur la vente ;
  • Pouvoir travailler sous pression ;
  • Pouvoir travailler de manière autonome ;
  • Pouvoir mener plusieurs tâches à la fois et savoir prioriser les tâches au besoin.

Compétences :

  • Diplôme d’études postsecondaires ou l’équivalent en administration des arts, études muséales, administration ou commerce ; et/ou deux ans d’expérience dans une galerie d’art commerciale ou dans un poste de supervision dans un magasin de détail ;
  • Être disponible en soirée et durant les weekends (à partir du moment où la nouvelle galerie sera ouverte) ;
  • Capacité de travailler en groupe aussi bien que de manière autonome, sans être supervisé de près ;
  • Savoir présenter de manière attrayante et respectueuse les œuvres d’art et les autres produits disponibles ;
  • Avoir une bonne connaissance de l’art et des artistes locaux et régionaux.
  • Posséder de solides compétences administratives, ainsi que de bonnes connaissances en informatique et en communications (maîtrise des logiciels Word et Excel) ;
  • Être familier avec le système PDV ;
  • Être parfaitement bilingue (anglais et français, écrit et parlé).

Veuillez présenter votre candidature accompagnée d’une lettre de motivation et de votre curriculum vitae à Stephanie Germano, gestionnaire du service ART vente et location à emploi@galeriedartdottawa.ca. Assurez-vous d’indiquer clairement quel poste vous sollicitez.

La Galerie d’art d’Ottawa souscrit au principe de l’égalité d’accès à l’emploi et remercie tous les candidats de leur intérêt pour ce poste. Nous ne communiquerons qu’avec les personnes sélectionnées pour une entrevue.

 

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-Mississauga-
Bilingual School Workshop Instructor (French + English)
Living Arts Centre

Application Deadline: August 25, 2017
Date Posted: August 11, 2017

Start Date: September 16, 2017
Salary: To be determined
Term: Contract

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION:

Living Arts Centre

The Living Arts Centre is a not-for-profit, charitable organization that operates the premiere arts and culture facility located in the heart of Mississauga, Canada's sixth-largest city. Dedicated to being a place for global engagement in the arts, the Centre houses a stunning landmark atrium, three presentation ready theatres, seven professional craft studios, and an attrative in-house restaurant and burgeoning catering operation. Nineteen years young, with a mission to promote Arts for Life, the Centre plays host to hundreds of performing arts, educational, community, and corporate events and activities each year. The Living Arts Centre is a dynamic and accessible gathering place for creativity that welcomes more than 400,000 discerning and culturally diverse visitors annually.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Le Living Arts Centre est à la recherche d’individus créatifs, dynamiques et talentueux, pour enseigner les arts visuels, dramatiques et/ou la danse en anglais et en français à des groupes d’enfants allant de la maternelle à la 12e année. Les candidat(e)s choisi(e)s devront suivre les directives développées par le département des Arts pour offrir aux participants un environnement d’étude riche et stimulant. Visitez le www.livingartscentre.ca pour en savoir davantage au sujet de nos ateliers.

  • Postes disponibles:
  • Instructrice d’arts visuels généralistes (céramique, gravure, sculpture, dessin, peinture)
  • Instructrice de danse
  • Instructrice en art dramatique

The Living Arts Centre is seeking a creative, dynamic, and talented individual to instruct visual arts, dance, or drama to students as part of its school workshop programs. The chosen candidate will follow guidelines developed by the Centre to create safe, encouraging, and creative learning environments. For more information regarding our school workshops, please visit our website at www.livingartscentre.ca.

 

  • Positions Available:
  • Bilingual Visual Arts Instructor (ceramics, lino-cut printmaking, screen-printing, sculpture, drawing, painting)
  • Bilingual dance instructor
  • Bilingual drama instructor

Work Term: Contract - Occasional weekdays starting in September 2017 until June 2018

This is an independent contractor position. Instructors may be scheduled to teach half days or full days, as needed. Preference will be given to instructors who are able and willing to teach half days.

Responsabilités :

  • Enseigner différentes matières en utilisant les plans de cours fournis
  • Distribuer les matériels et nettoyer les salles après les cours
  • Travailler avec des groupes allant jusqu’à 30 participants
  • Représenter le Living Arts Centre en fournissant un service de haute qualité à la clientèle
  • Respecter les règlements et les procédures du Living Arts Centre

Responsibilities:

  • Instruct curriculum-connected, set lesson plans for school groups(JK-grade 12)
  • Deliver art-based activities in a manner appropriate to the audience
  • Material set-up and clean-up
  • Work with groups of up to 30 participants
  • Represent the Living Arts Centre with adept customer service
  • Work within the policies and procedures set out by the Centre
REQUIREMENTS:

Compétences recherchées:

Qualifications :

  • Posséder un diplôme postsecondaire (ou expérience équivalente) en arts visuels, en danse, en art dramatique, en éducation ou toute autre discipline pertinente
  • Être bilingue (anglais et français, doit avoir la maîtrise des deux langues)
  • Avoir au moins 2 années d’expérience en enseignement dans un contexte scolaire ou un programme en lien avec des enfants
  • Posséder d’excellentes qualifications interpersonnelles et de communications
  • Connaître et maîtriser différentes techniques de gestion de groupe
  • Faire preuve de très bonnes aptitudes à la résolution de problèmes et au service à la clientèle
  • Être autonome et avoir l’esprit d’initiative

Requirements:

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary diploma, degree or equivalent in visual arts, dance, drama, arts education, or related discipline
  • Bilingual (English & French; Must be able to communicate and teach in both languages)
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience teaching children in an educational or recreational setting
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated group management techniques
  • Proven customer service and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

L’offre d’emploi est conditionnelle aux résultats d’une vérification judiciaire du secteur vulnérable.

Employment offer is conditional upon receipt of a Criminal Record Search and Vulnerable Sector Screening that is acceptable to the Living Arts Centre.

Le Living Arts Centre est engagé à instaurer des processus de sélection et un milieu de travail inclusifs et exempts d'obstacles. Si l'on communique avec vous au sujet d'une possibilité d'emploi, veuillez faire part au représentant ou à la représentante de l'organisation, en temps opportun, de vos besoins pour lesquels des mesures d'adaptation doivent être prises pour vous permettre une évaluation juste et équitable. Les renseignements reçus au sujet de mesures d'adaptation seront traités confidentiellement.

The Living Arts Centre is an Equal Opportunity Employer and operates in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, we ask you to please inform Living Arts Centre staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation

TO APPLY:

This is a contract position requiring the successful candidate to work occasional weekdays for both half days or full days of workshops, as needed.

Qualified candidates must submit a cover letter and resume by Friday August 25th, 2017 to Pierre Rivard, Supervisor of School Programs by email at: pierre.rivard@livingarts.on.ca.  Please include the title of the position in the subject line.  

We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

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-Kitchener-Waterloo-
Visitor Services & Volunteer Coordinator
Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery

Application Deadline: September 4, 2017
Date Posted: August 4, 2017

The Gallery is seeking an enthusiastic, computer savvy candidate with exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills, coupled with customer service, supervisory experience, and volunteer management experience.  Knowledge of Microsoft Office and an interest in the visual arts is a must.  This is a full-time position.

Visit www.kwag.on.ca for a detailed job description.   

Please send a resume and cover letter before September 4th, 2017 at 5:00 pm to:

Shelly Mitchell
Director of Finance & Administration
Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery
101 Queen Street North
Kitchener, ON  N2H 6P7
Email: smitchell@kwag.on.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest in the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery; however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

 

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-Kitchener-Waterloo-
Development Officer
Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery

Application Deadline: September 10, 2017
Date Posted: August 4, 2017    

The Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery is seeking a Development Officer who will play a key role in achieving the Gallery’s revenue targets. Responsibilities include preparing selected grant applications, coordinating logistical and administrative aspects of fundraising events, and implementing the Gallery’s membership solicitation and fulfillment activities.
The successful candidate will have a relevant university or college degree, at least 2 years fund raising experience in a not-for profit environment and a love for the arts.

Please visit www.kwag.ca for a detailed job description.         

Send a resume and cover letter by September 10th at 5:00 pm to:

Shelly Mitchell, Director of Finance & Administration
Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery
101 Queen Street North, Kitchener, ON N2H 6P7
Email: smitchell@kwag.on.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest in the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery; however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

 

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-Toronto-
Gallery Administrator
Sur Gallery

Application Deadline: August 25, 2017
Date Posted: August 2, 2017
Start Date:
September 6, 2017

Salary: $14/hr., 24 hours a week
Term: Part-time. Wednesday to Friday noon-6pm and Saturday 11am-5pm
Location: Sur Gallery, Toronto. 39 Queens Quay East Suite 100

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION:

Latin American Canadian Art Projects

LACAP is a Toronto-based, not-for-profit arts organization dedicated to the implementation of art projects, which promote Latin American art in Canada with an emphasis on artistic excellence, critically engaged artistic practices, and hemispheric networks of exchange.


JOB DESCRIPTION: POSITION: Sur Gallery Administrator 
Start Date: Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Part time: $14/hr., 24 hours a week. Wednesday to Friday noon-6pm and Saturday 11am-5pm
Location: Sur Gallery, Toronto. 39 Queens Quay East Suite 100

Sur Gallery is hiring for their Administrator position. Deadline is August 25 at 5pm.

Job Description:

Reporting to the Director/Curator, the Gallery Administrator (GA) will be responsible to provide administrative and general office support and execute outreach plans including social media and website strategies.

The GA will be self-confident, a highly organized arts professional with strong interpersonal and communication skills and show positive attitude. 

Responsibilities:

Marketing
  • Work collaboratively on outreach principles, activities and best practices 
  • Coordinate promotions and communications related to outreach programs including mass mailings and e-blasts
  • Maintain LACAP and Sur Gallery websites
  • Work with the Director/Curator and designer on promotional materials including printed, web and social media outreach strategies required to market events/productions and plan and execute distribution of materials
Outreach/Partnerships
  • Develop and maintain current audiences and new relationships with partners and community organizations 
  • Coordinate and administrate partnership agreements and communications with community organizations
  • Administration of sales of tickets to sponsor and partner organizations
  • Organize (as required) and attend any events related to LACAP/Sur Gallery 
Maintain Database Functionality
  • Develop and maintain all mailing lists including (but not limited to) current and potential audiences, donors, sponsors and partners 
  • Process donations and event ticket purchases through database
  • Develop and maintain reporting and other functionalities of database to support initiatives
Administrative Responsibilities
  • Provide administrative support to ensure that executive and operations are maintained in an effective, up to date and accurate manner
  • Provide receptionist services and schedule meetings
  • Maintain and order office supplies/materials 
  • Answer emails and phone inquiries
  • Administer finances under the supervision of the Bookkeeper
  • Administer Exhibition Assistance applications 
  • Administer sponsorship applications
  • Assist Director/Curator with grant applications


REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications:

  • At least 3-4 years experience with administration and outreach in a non-profit arts organization
  • Successful completion of post secondary education in a related discipline
  • Proficiency in website maintenance, social media strategy implementation, database maintenance, word processing, quickbooks and excel
  • Proficiency in InDesign, Photoshop and Typo 3
  • Proficiency in the use of MAC computers and Apple products and their various design software applications
  • High level of professionalism
  • Experience utilizing social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest)
  • Flexibility to work extended hours during Gallery events and weekends
  • Proficiency in Spanish. Portuguese and French is an asset
  • Knowledge of contemporary Latin American art
Core Competencies Required for Success:
  • Results-Oriented - Ability to work well in a hectic, entrepreneurial and creative environment. High degree of flexibility, ability to remain calm and to maintain deadlines under pressure. 
  • Self-Management – Demonstrates initiative and works independently with minimal supervision.
  • Communication – Strong oral and written communication skills. Demonstrated skills in interpersonal relations, communication and problem solving
  • Diversity – Appreciates that people with different opinions, backgrounds and characteristics bring richness to LACAP/Sur Gallery
  • Computer competency Mac


TO APPLY:

Please submit cover letter and resume: info@surgallery.ca 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Name: Tamara Toledo
Telephone: 416.654.7787
Email: info@surgallery.ca
Website: surgallery.ca

 

 

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-Thunder Bay-
Finance Officer
Thunder Bay Art Gallery

Application Deadline: September 15, 2017
Date Posted: July 12, 2017

Status Initially part time, becoming full time in 2018
Supervisor: Director

Position Overview:

As a member of the Management Team, the Finance Officer is responsible for overall financial management and reporting, controllership and strategic financial planning. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, day-to-day accounting (bookkeeping, accounts payable, accounts receivables, payroll, financial statements, general ledger and investments in accordance with GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles).

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Administer and monitor the financial system to ensure that Gallery Finances are maintained in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Maintain the accounts payable, receivable and charitable receipting systems, as well as capital project accounts to ensure complete and accurate records of all monies.
  • Administer biweekly payroll in order to ensure that employees are paid in an accurate and timely manner
  • Prepare monthly government remittances (WSIB, HST, CRA).
  • Accurately complete bank and account reconciliations.
  • Prepare monthly reports, yearned reports, and financial statements

Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor's degree in accounting
  • Completed CPA (CA, CGA or CMA) credential is preferred; candidates who are in the process of obtaining a credential will be considered
  • A minimum of five (5) years accounting and financial business experience, including knowledge of financial planning, budget management, audits, risk management, and financing
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience of statutes, regulations and financial requirements of both federal and provincial governments and their funding agencies (CRA, WSIB, NHRDC,etc)
  • Experience in implementing financial policies and procedures within an organization
  • Advanced experience with accounting software (Sage 50 Premium)
  • Payroll experience, including Direct Deposit, CR reporting (e.g., T4s)
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.

Please submit a cover letter and resume by email or in person to:

directorassistant@theag.ca
Holly Rupert
Assistant to the Director
Thunder Bay Art Gallery
PO Box 10193
Thunder Bay, ON P7B 6T7

 

 

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