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Aritist Teaching Assistant: School Programmes
MacLaren Art Centre

Artist Teaching Assistant: School Programmes
Part-Time Contract Position
MacLaren Art Centre, Barrie

The MacLaren Art Centre seeks a practicing visual artist to work on behalf of the Gallery delivering programmes to children as part of the “MacLaren VanGo Programme” in schools throughout Simcoe County. In this capacity, the Artist Teaching Assistantfunctions as an ambassador for the MacLaren Art Centre as well as this innovative outreach programme. The main area of responsibility for the Artist Teaching Assistantis to work alongside the Artist Instructor providing assistance in the effective delivery of VanGo studio programmes to children enrolled in elementary schools. The Artist Teaching Assistantposition will begin in September and continue for the 2019/20 academic year, assisting in the delivery of VanGo programmes to students enrolled in Kindergarten to Grade 8.

Qualifications
  • BFA candidate or college-level diploma in the Visual Arts
  • Some in-class or teaching experience
  • Familiarity with the Ontario Curriculum in the Visual Arts
  • Sound understanding of contemporary visual art and artistic practices
  • Punctuality, flexibility and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to function as a team player and to work within a fast-paced environment
  • Willingness to travel
  • A valid driver’s license and on-going access to a working vehicle
  • A current criminal records check and vulnerable sector screening
  • Ability to assist with programmes in French is an asset
  • First Aid Certification is an asset


The deadline for applications is 5 pm on Monday, July 15, 2019
This is a part-time contract position for the 2019/20 academic year beginning from Tuesday, September 3, 2019 to Thursday, June 25, 2020. The Artist Teaching Assistant is expected to be available to work weekdays up to twenty-four (24) hours per week, as agreed and scheduled.This is a paid training programme that begins at $14.00 per hour.

The MacLaren Art Centreis an equal opportunity employer serving our diverse communities. Although we appreciate all applications, only short-listed candidates 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.

Please send a personalized cover letter and curriculum vitae in confidence to: Tyler Durbano, Education Officer, MacLaren Art Centre, 37 Mulcaster Street, Barrie, ON L4M 3M2 or email to: education@maclarenart.com

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 significant permanent collection of artworks and presents a year-round programme of world-class exhibitions, education activities and special events. As a cornerstone of culture for the region, the MacLaren is a central meeting place for residents, a destination for visitors from across the province and a catalyst for downtown revitalization. The MacLaren offers a dynamic work environment that supports opportunities for professional growth, encourages creativity, fosters teamwork and rewards excellence. Employees enjoy a well-organized, stable organization and a collegial culture that emphasizes mentoring, coaching and skills development.

For more information, visit www.maclarenart.com

 

 

 

 

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Exhibition and Interpretation Coordinator
Ottawa Art Gallery

Job Title: Exhibition and Interpretation Coordinator
Submission Deadline: July 5, 2019 5pm
Duration: Full-time, permanent position
Salary: $40,000
Anticipated Start Date: Early August, 2019

About the Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG):

The new Ottawa Art Gallery is a place for the curious to explore, support and experience Ottawa’s rich artistic heritage – building a hub for creative conversations and connections.

On April 28th 2018, OAG opened its new expanded space to great success. Growing five times its previous size, the OAG represents a coming of age for Ottawa-Gatineau and its arts scene. Since the inaugural opening, the OAG had welcomed over 350,000 visitors.  Our unique approach to this major cultural infrastructure project—the partnership model— exemplifies how we do things differently and effectively at the gallery, working in concert with our community and responding to our many stakeholders while reflecting a diverse, progressive and humanistic view of society.

The OAG’s mandate is to be the most vital visual arts institution in Ottawa. As a leader in the arts community, we present new ideas and provide a cultural meeting place to actively promote relationships and exchanges between artists and various diverse facets of our community. We explore and reflect on diversity and social change through a spectrum of visual arts practice, focused on but not exclusive to the region in a national and international context.

Position Overview:

Reporting to the Deputy Director, Chief Curator, and assisting the Senior Curator and Curator, the incumbent will be a dynamic and highly organized candidate who will contribute interpretive services and administrative support to exhibit development teams. This will include the preparation and coordination of interpretive elements related to exhibits, such as didactic material, interactive components, accessibility strategies, and exhibition catalogues. The role will also entail liaising with the Learning and Engagement and Special Events teams to develop and organize exhibition-related professional and discursive programs and public events. The incumbent will also support the curatorial team through the coordination of loan requests, contracts, travel arrangement, sourcing material for marketing and communication needs, and providing administrative assistance for the Gallery’s acquisitions program and grant and award submissions.

Duties:

  1. Research and Development: Working with exhibition curators to organize research, lists of works and images, and to draft loan requests to artists, private and institutional lenders, and administer exhibition fees. Conduct research as required on exhibition content and ensure the application of various guides and standards.
  2. Interpretation: Working in a team environment to coordinate the planning and delivery of support material for exhibitions that effectively present complex concepts and content to varied audiences. This includes text panels, didactic labels, interactive components and accessibility strategies. This also includes collaborating with the Learning and Engagement team on the development of public and educational programs linked to exhibitions, including video screenings, symposia, artist and curator talks.
  3. Publications: Coordinating publications in relation to the exhibition program. Duties include preparing copyright agreements and reproduction fees, sourcing images and obtaining reproduction licenses, working with writers, designers, editors, translators and printers, and coordinating catalogue distribution.
  4. Marketing and Promotion: Providing images, credits, copyright permission and background information to the Communications and Marketing team in response to requests from arts publications and other media, and for Gallery promotional initiatives and needs (website, social media, newsletter).
  5. Project Management: The candidate must have exceptional organizational skills, providing support to the curatorial team, from project inception through completion. Duties include arranging travel arrangements and preparing artist, guest curator, and guest speaker contracts, and compiling exhibition touring packages and closing packages.
  6. Acquisitions: Working with the annual selection of art for purchase and donation, preparation of presentations to the Acquisitions and Programming Committee and working with the Curators to generate research, perform donation visits, assemble lists of works, and write OSNI justifications.
  7. Grants and Award Submissions: Providing support in the coordination of project grants and awards submission.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • As an ideal candidate, you hold a post-secondary degree or diploma in art administration, art history, museology, cognate discipline, or an acceptable combination of education, training and experience;
  • at least two years of experience in the development of interpretive products including exhibitions, interactives, virtual materials and other related deliverables in a gallery or for similar organizations;
  • strong knowledge of the phases and steps involved in exhibition development at a gallery or museum, including evaluation needs and techniques;
  • meticulous attention to detail and administrative organizational skills including project management, prioritizing, multi-tasking and meeting deadlines;
  • excellent research, writing and editing skills;
  • basic computer literacy (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook) and design skills an asset (Adobe InDesign and Photoshop);
  • ability to work independently and as part of a team;
  • ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing;
  • ability to work in both official languages an asset;
  • practical and theoretical knowledge of current methods, and best practices related to the development of exhibitions, publications, and electronic resources; 
  • knowledge of learning theories and methods as they apply to exhibition development (i.e. learning in informal settings);
  • strong knowledge and understanding of the needs of museum audiences and a general understanding of the roles and functions of museums within society. 

Send applications to: jobs@oaggao.ca

  • Please reference the position you are applying for in the subject line.

  • Please include a short cover letter, CV, and a short writing sample (max 2 pages, excerpts accepted).


The Ottawa Art Gallery is an equal opportunity employer. We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Poste : coordination, expositions et interprétation
Date limite pour postuler : 5 juillet 2019, à 17 h
Durée : poste à temps plein, permanent
Salaire annuel : 40 000 $
Date d’embauche anticipée : Début août 2019

La Galerie d’art d’Ottawa (GAO) :

La nouvelle Galerie d’art d’Ottawa, lieu de conversations et de connexions créatives, est conçue pour que tous les curieux puissent explorer, appuyer et découvrir le riche héritage artistique d’Ottawa.

Le 28 avril 2018, la GAO a célébré l’ouverture de son nouvel espace avec brio. Cinq fois plus grande qu’avant, la nouvelle GAO témoigne d’une ère nouvelle pour Ottawa-Gatineau et sa scène artistique. Depuis l’inauguration, la Galerie a accueilli plus de 350 000 visiteurs. Le modèle de partenariat exclusif que la GAO a adopté pour ce projet d’infrastructure culturelle importante démontre à quel point la Galerie travaille de façon unique et efficace, de concert avec sa collectivité et en partenariat avec ses parties prenantes, pour refléter une vision diversifiée, progressiste et humaniste de la société.  

La GAO a comme mandat de devenir l’institution artistique essentielle de la ville. Comme leader auprès de la communauté artistique, la Galerie présente de nouvelles idées et garantit un lieu de rencontre culturelle où le développement d’échanges et de liens entre artistes et membres de la collectivité est assuré. La GAO se concentre sur un large éventail de pratiques artistiques axées surtout, mais non exclusivement, sur la région et son contexte national et international élargi, qui lui permettent d’explorer la diversité et le changement social.

Survol du poste :

Relevant de la sous-direction, commissaire en chef, la personne retenue, organisée et dynamique, apportera un appui à la commissaire principale et à la commissaire, et fournira des services d’interprétation ainsi qu’un appui administratif auprès des équipes responsables du développement. Entre autres, la personne en poste devra aider à préparer et à coordonner les matériaux relatifs à l’interprétation des expositions tels que du matériel didactique, des composantes interactives, des stratégies en lien avec l’accessibilité et des catalogues d’exposition. De plus, la personne retenue devra agir à titre de liaison avec l’équipe éducation et engagement du public et l’équipe événements spéciaux pour développer et organiser la programmation professionnelle et discursive qui se rapporte aux expositions et aux événements publics. La personne en poste devra également fournir un soutien à l’équipe de commissaires pour la coordination de demandes de prêts, de contrats, de préparatifs de voyage et de recherche de matériaux pour les besoins en marketing et en communication, en plus d’appuyer la Galerie dans le cadre de son programme d’acquisition et de ses demandes de subventions et de soumission de prix.  


Tâches :

  1. Recherche et développement : Travailler avec les commissaires pour coordonner la recherche, pour dresser des listes d’œuvres et d’images, pour rédiger des demandes de prêts d’œuvres auprès des artistes, des institutions ou des individus et pour gérer les frais d’exposition. Compléter des demandes de recherche portant sur le contenu des expositions selon les besoins et assurer le respect de diverses normes.
  2. Interprétation : Coordonner, en groupe, la planification et la remise de matériaux d’appui aux expositions qui présentent des concepts et des contenus complexes à une variété de publics. Par exemple : panneaux explicatifs, étiquettes didactiques, composantes interactives et stratégies relatives à l’accessibilité. Collaborer de plus avec l’équipe éducation et engagement du public sur l’élaboration de programmes publics et éducatifs en lien avec les expositions, incluant des projections, des symposiums et des conférences d’artistes ou de commissaires.
  3. Publications : Coordonner les publications en lien avec le programme d’exposition. Par exemple : préparer les ententes pour les droits d’auteur et les frais de reproduction; trouver des images et en obtenir les droits de reproduction; travailler avec les auteurs, les designers, les éditeurs, les traducteurs et les imprimeurs; et coordonner la distribution des catalogues.  
  4. Marketing et promotion : Fournir à l’équipe communications et marketing des images, des mentions de source, des permissions pour les droits d’auteur ainsi que des renseignements généraux afin de répondre aux demandes de publications artistiques ou autres médias, ou pour les besoins promotionnels de la Galerie (sites Web, médias sociaux, bulletin).
  5. Gestion de projets : Faire preuve d’une grande capacité d’organisation afin de fournir un appui aux commissaires depuis le début des projets, jusqu’à la fin. Les tâches incluent entre autres : s’occuper des préparatifs de voyages, préparer les contrats d’artistes, de commissaires, ou d’autres personnes invitées; et assembler les trousses d’expositions itinérantes et les trousses de fin d’exposition.
  6. Acquisitions : Travailler sur l’acquisition annuelle d’œuvres d’art (achats ou dons), préparer des présentations pour le comité des acquisitions et de programmation et travailler avec les commissaires pour générer de la recherche, pour rencontrer les mécènes, pour assembler des listes d’œuvres et pour rédiger les justifications de l’IE/IN .
  7. Demandes de subventions et de prix : Fournir un appui de coordination pour les demandes de subvention de projets ou de soumissions pour des prix.

Exigences et profil recherché :  

  • Diplôme d’études postsecondaires en administration des arts, en histoire de l’art, en muséologie, ou dans une discipline connexe; ou une combinaison acceptable d’études, de formation et d’expérience;
  • Au moins deux ans d’expérience en élaboration de matériaux en lien avec l’interprétation incluant : expositions, matériaux interactifs, matériaux virtuels ou tout autre produit livrable destinés à une galerie ou à une organisation semblable;
  • Connaissance approfondie des étapes nécessaires à l’élaboration d’exposition dans un contexte de galerie ou de musée, incluant les besoins et les techniques d’évaluation;
  • Attention méticuleuse aux détails et un sens de l’organisation administrative qui inclut des capacités en gestion de projet et l’habileté à prioriser, à faire plusieurs choses à la fois et à respecter des échéanciers;
  • Excellentes capacités en recherche, en rédaction et en révision;
  • Connaissance de programmes informatiques (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook); capacité en dessins graphique (Adobe In Design et Photoshop) serait un atout;
  • Capacité à travailler de façon indépendante et en équipe;
  • Bonne capacité pour la communication à l’oral et à l’écrit;
  • Capacité à travailler dans les deux langues officielles serait un atout;
  • Connaissance pratique et théorique de méthodes et de meilleures pratiques courantes en ce qui a trait à la conception d’expositions, à la publication et aux ressources numériques; 
  • Connaissance des théories et des méthodes d’apprentissage en ce qui a trait au développement d’exposition (par exemple : l’apprentissage en milieu informel);
  • Connaissance approfondie et compréhension des besoins du public de musées et connaissance des rôles et fonctions des musées dans la société. 

Veuillez soumettre votre candidature à l’adresse suivante : emploi@oaggao.ca

  • Veuillez faire mention du poste dans la ligne objet du courriel.

  • Veuillez inclure une courte lettre de présentation, un C. V. et un exemple de rédaction (en anglais) de deux pages maximum (nous acceptons les extraits de textes plus longs).


La Galerie d’art d’Ottawa souscrit au principe d’équité en matière d’emploi. Nous remercions toutes les personnes intéressées; nous ne communiquerons qu’avec les personnes appelées à une entrevue.



 

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Manager of Learning and Enagement
Ottawa Art Gallery

Job Title: Manager of Learning and Engagement
Submission Deadline: July 5th, 2019, 5pm
Duration: Full-time, permanent position
Range of Pay: $50,000-55,000
Anticipated Start Date: Beginning of August, 2019


About the Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG):

The new Ottawa Art Gallery is a place for the curious to explore, support and experience Ottawa’s rich artistic heritage – building a hub for creative conversations and connections.

On April 28th, 2018, OAG opened its new expanded space to great success. Growing five times its previous size, the OAG represents a coming of age for Ottawa-Gatineau and its arts scene. Since the inaugural opening, the OAG had welcomed over 350,000 visitors.  Our unique approach to this major cultural infrastructure project—the partnership model— exemplifies how we do things differently and effectively at the gallery, working in concert with our community and responding to our many stakeholders while reflecting a diverse, progressive and humanistic view of society.

The OAG’s mandate is to be the most vital visual arts institution in Ottawa. As a leader in the arts community, we present new ideas and provide a cultural meeting place to actively promote relationships and exchanges between artists and various diverse facets of our community. We explore and reflect on diversity and social change through a spectrum of visual arts practice, focused on but not exclusive to the region in a national and international context.

Position Overview:

The Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG) seeks a determined and innovative gallery education and programming professional who will help the gallery achieve their long-term strategic goals. The Manager of Learning and Engagement is a key member of a high-performing, collaborative programming team. Reporting to the Deputy Director, Chief Curator, and working closely with curatorial and programming staff to develop public engagement and educational programming at OAG.

Direct Reports: Learning and Engagement Coordinator

Duties:

  1. Develop, implement, manage and update plans for visionary, cohesive and comprehensive learning and engagement programs, which recognize and respond to diverse audience needs.
  2. Manage learning and engagement program staff including hiring, training, developing and evaluating performance. Recruit casual staff, as required.
  3. Negotiate contracts and accompanying documentation for instructors, program facilitators, artists, museum professionals and other contracted expertise required for the delivery of learning and engagement programs.
  4. Prepare, monitor and manage all revenue and expense budgets for the learning and engagement program. Participate in the raising of funds toward the annual budget.
  5. Cultivate and maintain effective relationships with educators from pre-school to university, and various community groups throughout the city, the region and beyond. Build collaborative relationships with members of the local, national and international art community for the purpose of strengthening learning and engagement programming. Represent the Gallery at annual conferences and other types of professional meetings, as required.

Qualifications:

  • Degree in art education, fine arts, art history, museum or cultural studies. Master’s degree in a related program would be considered an asset.
  • Four to six years of recent progressively responsible learning and engagement program experience in an art gallery or art museum including success in managing staff and originating public programming, including all facets of research, planning, developing, managing and delivering learning and engagement programs.
  • Thorough current knowledge of national education and access activities and public art museum practices.
  • Demonstrated ability to direct, motivate, manage and support staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare, monitor and manage budgets.
  • meticulous attention to detail and administrative organizational skills including project management, prioritizing, multi-tasking and meeting deadlines.
  • Basic computer literacy (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and InDesign an asset).
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing in both official languages (English/French).
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain up-to-date knowledge with the literature and practices of learning and engagement programming issues in the national and international contemporary gallery/museum community.
  • Ability to express ideas and concepts effectively, orally and in writing, including the ability to prepare and present oral, written and audio-visual reports of a specialized nature and the ability to create a persuasive case to garner support for key programs and projects.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, trustee, volunteers, artists, professionals within the museum community and the public.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of professionalism, discretion, and confidentiality related to gallery exhibitions, collections, donors and operations.
  • Demonstrated organizational and planning skills.

Please note that selected candidates will be required to provide a recent and valid police background check from the Ottawa Police Service.


Send applications to: jobs@oaggao.ca

  • Please reference the position you are applying for in the subject line.

  • Please include a short cover letter and CV


The Ottawa Art Gallery is an equal opportunity employer. We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Poste : Gestion, éducation et engagement du public
Date limite pour postuler : 5 juillet, 2019, à 17 h
Durée :
poste à temps plein, permanent
Échelle salariale :
de 50 000 $ à 55 000 $
Date d’embauche anticipée :
le début août 2019

La Galerie d’art d’Ottawa (GAO) :

La nouvelle Galerie d’art d’Ottawa, lieu de conversations et de connexions créatives, est conçue pour que tous les curieux puissent explorer, appuyer et découvrir le riche héritage artistique d’Ottawa.

Le 28 avril 2018, la GAO a célébré l’ouverture de son nouvel espace avec brio. Cinq fois plus grande qu’avant, la nouvelle GAO témoigne d’une ère nouvelle pour Ottawa-Gatineau et sa scène artistique. Depuis l’inauguration, la Galerie a accueilli plus de 350 000 visiteurs. Le modèle de partenariat exclusif que la GAO a adopté pour ce projet d’infrastructure culturelle importante démontre à quel point la Galerie travaille de façon unique et efficace, de concert avec sa collectivité et en partenariat avec ses parties prenantes, pour refléter une vision diversifiée, progressiste et humaniste de la société.  

La GAO a comme mandat de devenir l’institution artistique essentielle de la ville. Comme leader auprès de la communauté artistique, la Galerie présente de nouvelles idées et garantit un lieu de rencontre culturelle où le développement d’échanges et de liens entre artistes et membres de la collectivité est assuré. La GAO se concentre sur un large éventail de pratiques artistiques axées surtout, mais non exclusivement, sur la région et son contexte national et international élargi, qui lui permettent d’explorer la diversité et le changement social.

Survol du poste :

La Galerie d’art d’Ottawa (GAO) cherche à pourvoir un poste en gestion, éducation et engagement du public. La personne retenue, dynamique et innovante, saura appuyer la Galerie dans l’atteinte de ses objectifs stratégiques à long terme. Une fois en poste, notre spécialiste fera partie intégrante d’une équipe de programmation hautement performante. Relevant de la sous-direction, commissaire en chef et en collaboration avec l’équipe de commissaires et l’équipe des programmes, la personne en poste élaborera les programmes éducatifs et engagement du public.

Fonctions relevant directement de ce poste : coordination, éducation et engagement du public

Tâches :

  1. Élaborer, mettre en marche, gérer et mettre à jour des contenus visionnaires, cohésifs et complets pour les programmes éducatifs et engagement du public, qui reconnaissent les besoins d’un public varié et y répondent.
  2. Gérer le personnel de l’équipe éducation et engagement du public incluant le recrutement et la formation du personnel, ainsi que le développement et l’évaluation des performances. Recruter du personnel temporaire au besoin.
  3. Négocier les contrats et obtenir tout autre document nécessaire à l’embauche à forfait de personnes qui assureront la prestation éducation et engagement du public.
  4. Préparer, gérer et contrôler les recettes et les budgets du programme éducation et engagement du public. Participer aux collectes de fonds.
  5. Cultiver et maintenir des relations fructueuses avec le personnel enseignant de tous les niveaux scolaires et avec divers groupes communautaires en ville, en région et ailleurs. Cultiver des liens collaboratifs avec des membres des communautés artistiques locales, nationales et internationales afin de renforcer la programmation éducation et engagement du public. Représenter la Galerie lors de congrès annuels ou tout autre événement professionnel selon les besoins.

Exigences et profil recherché :  

  • Diplôme en histoire de l’art, en arts visuels, en éducation artistique, en études muséales ou en études culturelles. Une maîtrise dans un programme connexe serait un atout.
  • De quatre à six ans d’expérience en programmes éducation et engagement du public, avec progression des responsabilités, dans une galerie d’art ou un musée d’art qui inclut la gestion avec succès du personnel et tous les aspects de la conception de programmes éducation et engagement du public : la recherche, la planification, l’élaboration, la gestion et la prestation.
  • Connaissance approfondie des activités éducatives accessibles courantes et des pratiques des musées d’art publics.
  • Habileté démontrée en gestion du personnel, incluant savoir motiver, gérer et appuyer le personnel.
  • Capacité démontrée en gestion de budget, incluant la préparation et le monitorat.
  • Attention méticuleuse aux détails et un sens de l’organisation administrative qui inclut des capacités en gestion de projet et l’habileté à prioriser, à faire plusieurs choses à la fois et à respecter des échéanciers.
  • Connaissance des programmes informatiques (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook et InDesign serait un atout).
  • Bonne capacité pour la communication à l’oral et à l’écrit dans les deux langues officielles (français-anglais).
  • Capacité à rester à l’affut des écrits et des pratiques portant sur les questions relatives à la programmation éducation et engagement du public dans le contexte de galeries et de musées contemporains à l’échelle nationale et internationale.
  • Aptitude à exprimer efficacement ses idées ou des concepts à l’oral et à l’écrit, incluant l’habileté à préparer et à présenter des documents spécialisés à l’oral, à l’écrit et à l’aide d’audiovisuel et la capacité de persuader d’autres à appuyer des programmes et des projets clés.
  • Capacité démontrée pour établir et maintenir des relations de travail fructueuses avec le personnel, l’administration, les bénévoles, les artistes et avec les membres de la communauté muséale et le public.
  • Aptitude pour le travail indépendant et en équipe.
  • Capacité de maintenir un haut niveau de professionnalisme, de discrétion et de confidentialité en ce qui a trait aux expositions, aux collections, aux mécènes et aux opérations.
  • Excellentes capacités organisationnelles et en planification.

Veuillez noter que les personnes choisies seront tenues de fournir une vérification de dossiers de police récente et en règle du Service de police d'Ottawa.


Veuillez soumettre votre candidature à l’adresse suivante : emploi@oaggao.ca

  • Veuillez faire mention du poste dans la ligne objet du courriel.

  • Veuillez inclure une courte lettre de présentation et un C. V.


La Galerie d’art d’Ottawa souscrit au principe d’équité en matière d’emploi. Nous remercions toutes les personnes intéressées; nous ne communiquerons qu’avec les personnes appelées à une entrevue.


 


 

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Marketing & Communications Manager
The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery

The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery is Canada’s leading public gallery devoted exclusively to the art of our time and is recognized as an important centre for contemporary art in North America.  Over the past 28 years, its reputation for presenting cutting edge exhibitions, superior catalogues and editions, and challenging special events has remained unparalleled.  Presenting contemporary art by living artists of local, national, and international stature, The Power Plant's mission is to present and disseminate the best contemporary art in all and any media within at Harbourfront Centre. 

Harbourfront Centre is a leader in providing internationally renowned programming in the arts, culture and recreation across a stunning 10-acre site at the heart of Toronto’s waterfront. For more than 40 years, Harbourfront Centre has celebrated the best in Canadian culture and the rich mosaic of cultures from around the world by curating over thousands of events annually across its ten-acre site from music festivals to contemporary dance, to craft and design to sailing lessons. There is something for everyone at Harbourfront Centre, year-round.

ROLE STATEMENT

Position Title:

Marketing & Communications Manager

Department:

The Power Plant

Reporting to:

Director, The Power Plant

Direct reports:

Marketing & Communications Outreach Assistant

Key Relationships:

Donor Programs and Majors Events Manager, Donor Programs Officer, Sponsorship & Grants Officer, Curator of Exhibitions, Curator of Education and Public Programs, Executive Associate.

Salary:                                            

We offer a competitive compensation package, including a comprehensive employee benefits package

Type of Employment:

Full Time


Summary of Function:

This is a key position in the implementation of the gallery’s Marketing, Communication and Development strategies in order to develop and maintain The Power Plant’s role as Canada’s leading contemporary art gallery that is also recognised internationally as a centre of excellence. This is a manager position


DUTIES

Marketing & Communications Activities

  • Develop branding and marketing strategies for The Power Plant and its programs, products and services and oversee the implementation of these strategies, ensuring a high level of awareness of the brand values among stakeholder groups nationally and internationally.
  • Develop communications strategies, including institutional and program specific strategies, to ensure the gallery and its programs are effectively communicated and promoted to diverse audiences and groups.
  • Develop and implement communication strategies in order to maximize all revenue sources including earned revenue, ticket sales, wholesale and retail services, venue rentals and special events, corporate sponsorship, membership and individual giving and government and foundation grants. Ensure plans are in place and coordinate their implementation. Prepare written evaluations, final reports and financial reconciliations.
  • Develop and implement partner development marketing and communications strategies aimed at growing the social and cultural relevance of the gallery and advocacy and support for its programs nationally and internationally
  • Develop and implement a new Digital Media Strategy as well as manage the website and other electronic communications and implement strategies to ensure targets are met.
  • Lead all press and public relations actions in order to promote the gallery’s brand development, the exhibitions and public program as well as all events linked with TPP.
  • Issue/Crisis Management: Monitors mainstream media and on-line sources, and develops communications plans and briefing materials to manage relevant issues affecting TPP’s reputation, business and/or strategic direction. Ensures a crisis management process is in place and aligns with risk management procedures as defined by TPP and HC.

 

Project Management, Stakeholder Management & Production

  • Manage the production of Development & Marketing publications and collateral, compile copy, and negotiate media buys, coordinate print processes to ensure targets and deadlines are met.
  • Manage sponsorship contracts, agreements and fulfillment plans. Establish and nurture positive relationships with stakeholders, sponsors, partners, donors and foundations.

 

Staff Management

  • Supervises the activities of the Marketing & Communications Outreach Assistant.
  • Supervision includes assignment of work with a keen eye to monitoring project status and timelines; providing assistance and coaching, evaluating and managing performance.
  • Builds team members who are independent thinkers, high performers and proactive planners. Clarifies goals, manages performance, and encourages leadership in all team members

Administrative & Financial Activities

  • Keep current on marketing trends and tactics. Liaises with other departments and organizations of a similar nature.
  • Measure results and evaluate effectiveness of the marketing plan for each program and project upon completion, using both quantitative and qualitative analysis

 

Workplace Health and Safety

  • All staff are required to take reasonable care of their own health and safety and that of other personnel (including volunteers and interns) who may be affected by their conduct.

 


Skills & Requirements

Essential Criteria

  • A minimum of an undergraduate degree with major course work in business, marketing, communications, public relations or the equivalent experience.
  • Track record of success with at least 5-7 years or more of senior level marketing and communications experience.
  • Experience with website content management, social media and video production.
  • Knowledge of strategic communications and marketing concepts.
  • Experience with analytic reporting tools and reporting metrics.
  • Proven experience in sponsorship, customer service, communications and marketing in the private sector as well as experience with government and foundation granting procedures and individual giving and membership campaigns is required.
  • Job requires a strategic, creative and innovative thinker with problem solving skills and constant desire to improve existing processes or develop new ones.
  • Must possess excellent writing and presentation skills, and exceptional interpersonal and relationship management skills with the ability to develop effective partnerships as well as to persuade and negotiate. 
  • Job requires the ability to develop staff abilities, to motivate and inspire staff to explore innovative options and techniques, and to inspire confidence in the Marketing department.
  • Strong leadership capabilities with the ability to work with a variety of individuals and teams across all levels of the organization.
  • Must be organized and able to manage multiple priorities.
  • Must be computer literate with excellent word processing skills.

 

Desirable Criteria

  • Experience in a visual arts organization is an asset.
  • Experience with MailChimp, WordFly and Basecamp
  • Previous experience or knowledge in the not-for-profit cultural sector
  • The knowledge and understanding of French will be an asset
  • Accreditation with International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) or Canadian Public Relations Society (CPRS) is an asset.
  • A knowledge and interest of arts related, not-profit organization model is an asset.

Acceptable Applications must include:

  • A current resume
  • A cover letter addressed to the Director of TPP [Gaëtane Verna], indicating how you meet the essential criteria of this key position and your salary expectation.

Qualified applications are invited to apply by: July 10, 2019
Please quote Job Reference # 19F16-OAAG
E-mail: jobs@harbourfrontcentre.com

Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply. Suitable accommodations will be available upon request during the hiring process.

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Assistant Curator, European Art
Art Gallery of Ontario

Assistant Curator, European Art
Regular Full-time (35 hours per week)

           ART + AUDIENCE + LEARNING

Does the thought of creating and executing exhibitions and installations at one of the largest art museums in North America excite you? Do you feel passionately about building, presenting, and documenting European Art produced between 1200 and 1900?

With more than 1 million visitors in 2017/18 and close to 95,000 works of art in its collection, the Art Gallery of Ontario (“AGO”) continues to increase its attendance by deepening relationships with existing members and visitors, attracting new and diverse audiences, presenting a consistent brand across all elements of business, and flexibly responding to the changing environment. With an operating budget of over $60 million, over 600 employees, and 400 volunteers, the AGO continues to build a high-performance culture as an employer-of-choice, with strong staff and volunteer satisfaction and engagement aligned to the AGO’s compelling mission, vision and values.

As the AGO undertakes a bold 10-year vision, we are currently searching for a highly knowledgeable, experienced, and collaborative Assistant Curator, European Art to assist in building, presenting, and documenting the permanent collection of European Art up to 1900 as well as creating and executing exhibitions and installations. The successful candidate will assist in the research, identification, and analysis of significant tendencies, issues, and opportunities in the field of European Art and foster public understanding of art as a vital social and cultural force. He/She/They will also work in collaboration with colleagues, internally and externally, to create and realize projects that support AGO values of art, audience, and learning.

Does this sound like the opportunity you’ve been waiting for? If you have the following qualifications, we’d love to hear from you!

  • PhD (or all requirements toward the completion of a PhD with the exception of dissertation submission) in art history, with expertise in Medieval and Renaissance art, required. In-depth knowledge of European Art produced between 1500 and 1900 highly desirable.
  • Minimum 2 years directly related experience researching collaboratively and cross-departmentally within a comparable museum setting from a curatorial perspective.
  • Demonstrated writing and research skills, including professional publication history.
  • Demonstrated experience in speaking and writing about art to specialized audiences as well as broader publics.
  • Knowledge of the installation process for works of art.
  • Demonstrated experience working with a variety of computer software packages, including collections management software, like The Museum System (TMS).
  • English language proficiency required.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Annual base salary range of CDN $ $67,558 - $84,448 per annum based on qualifications, skills, and experience
  • Annual wage increases are available
  • Medical Benefits, Dental Benefits, Vision Care Benefits
  • Disability and Life Insurance Benefits
  • Defined Benefits Pension Plan
  • Relocation allowance to be considered
  • Discounts from the Provincial/City Reciprocal Agreements (Free admission to museums, the CN Tower & discounts off amusement parks, city attractions, hotels, wine tours, Second City, the Ontario Science Centre, and much more!)
  • Discounts to Goodlife Fitness
  • Free tickets to every major exhibit at AGO

Interested? Apply now by visiting our website at https://ago.ca/jobs-and-volunteering.

The AGO is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act & the AGO’s Recruitment & Selection Policy for Staff, a request for accommodation will be considered throughout the hiring process.

The Art Gallery of Ontario is located at:
317 Dundas Street West
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
M5T 1G4

 

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Manager, Customer Analytics
Art Gallery of Ontario

Application Deadline: July 5, 2019
Date Posted: June 14, 2019

Start Date: August 1, 2019
Salary Range: $82,300 - $102,884 per annum
Job Type: Full-time; Middle Management

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 in the 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:

Manager, Customer Analytics
Regular Full-time (35 hours per week)
 
ART + AUDIENCE + LEARNING
 
Does the thought of building and growing meaningful customer relationships at one of the largest art museums in North America excite you? Do you feel passionately about driving customer loyalty and revenue?
 
With more than 1 million visitors in 2017/18 and close to 95,000 works of art in its collection, the Art Gallery of Ontario (“AGO”) continues to increase its attendance by deepening relationships with existing members and visitors, attracting new and diverse audiences, presenting a consistent brand across all elements of business, and flexibly responding to the changing environment. With an operating budget of over $60 million, over 600 employees, and 400 volunteers, the AGO continues to build a high-performance culture as an employer-of-choice, with strong staff and volunteer satisfaction and engagement aligned to the AGO’s compelling mission, vision and values.
 
As the AGO undertakes a bold 10-year vision, we are currently searching for a highly analytical, proactive, and customer-centric Manager, Customer Analytics to manage the Gallery’s comprehensive membership and annual pass database as well as data derived from the ticketing, point of sale systems, and opt-in emails. The successful candidate will support effective direct response campaigns with the goal of acquiring, retaining, and upgrading members and pass holders, reaching new audience segments, and increasing ticket sales for programs events, camps, classes, special events, and member previews. Using the customer database systems, he/she/they will be the primary resource within the Advancement Division in the planning and execution of data analytics and reporting on key performance indicators. The Manager, Customer Analytics will also be responsible for the overall execution and primary analytics of CRM campaigns, loyalty segmentation, test & control analysis and customer and segment level analytics. 

REQUIREMENTS:

Does this sound like the opportunity you’ve been waiting for? If you have the following qualifications, we’d love to hear from you! 

  • Post-secondary education or experience equivalent to a university degree in Business Administration or Project Management
  • 3-5 years of data modeling and analytical experience
  • Advanced skill level with Microsoft Excel, SAS, SQL, Mircrostrategy, Tableau
  • Proficiency with Raiser’s Edge software (or similar system) would be an asset
  • Directly related experience in a database marketing position with strong business acumen and robust analytical and problem solving skills
  • Well-developed understanding of and experience with direct marketing campaign structure, processes, metrics and analytics.  Ability to prioritize multiple deliverables with competing tight deadlines.
  • Well-developed analytical, research, troubleshooting and problem solving abilities
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication, customer service organizational, multi-tasking, interpersonal, and communication skills.
  • Proven experience presenting results to mid/senior level management.  Proven ability to quantify and analyze customer data/results in a concise easily understood format tailored to the audience.
  • Experience managing in a unionized environment would be an asset.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff from various departments. Excellent stakeholder management skills.
  • Ability to work independently, self-motivated, organized and self-disciplined.
  • Ability to work well with a team - to work with staff, visitors, and volunteers with diverse requirements.
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Passionate individual who wants to succeed
  • Strong negotiation skills, ability to negotiate and influence others
  • Strong work ethic, great attention to detail

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

What are the benefits and highlights of working at the AGO? 

  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Receive Discounts from the Provincial/City Reciprocal Agreements (Free admission to museums, the CN Tower & discounts off amusement parks, city attractions, hotels, wine tours, Second City, the Ontario Science Centre, and much more!)
  • Discounts to Goodlife Fitness
  • Free tickets to every major exhibit at AGO

TO APPLY:

 Interested? Apply now by visiting our website at https://ago.ca/jobs-and-volunteering.

Art is at the centre of everything we do.
 
The AGO is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act & the AGO’s Recruitment & Selection Policy for Staff, a request for accommodation will be considered throughout the hiring process. 

 

 


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-Etobicoke-
Communications Manager
Arts Etobicoke

Application Deadline: June 28, 2019
Date Posted: June 17, 2019

Salary Range: $42,000 - $45,000
Job Type: Full-time

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION

Arts Etobicoke

Arts Etobicoke’s mission is to engage all people in West Toronto with the arts and artists in their own community. To achieve this goal, we provide programs and services designed to increase the accessibility of the arts for residents of Etobicoke, reach and involve special and diverse audiences, create broad community awareness of local arts organizations and artists and develop partnerships and networks to foster and sustain local arts activities. Arts Etobicoke has long been recognized as one of Canada’s finest community arts councils in large part because of innovative and quality programming.

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for planning, development & implementation of Arts Etobicoke’s branding and storytelling across all our programs and activities.

  • Liaise with Executive Director, Staff and Board to create/maintain a communications strategy and budget with a strong brand and story
  • Develop content for and manage all social media platforms; prompt response to direct messages across all platforms, cross-promotions and collaborations with other LASOs and other arts groups, maintain database of social media handles and all partners
  • Create and distribute bi-weekly newsletter with staff input
  • Develop and design print materials: annual report, Etobicoke Guardian insert (5 times per year), event & program collateral (catalogues, invitations, brochures, signage, etc.)
  • Provide outreach support for programming department, at events such as community festivals, town halls, partners’ events, etc.
  • Coordinate with Executive Director and web designer regarding website redesign
  • Support programming and development staff in maintaining relationships with community partners for collaboration, funding, in-kind sponsorships and donations
  • Coordinate photo and video documentation needs
  • Coordinate with Executive Director on arts advocacy issues, including outreach with city staff and politicians
  • Maintain organizational design and consistency throughout all e- and print material such as letterhead, business cards, e-signatures, promotional material
  • Conduct relevant research and monitor trends regarding arts and communications
  • Media relations: manage media lists, write press releases, coordinate media events, develop press kits, coordinate media requests, prepare speaking notes and act as the organization’s representative

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Post secondary degree in communications or related field or experience in communications
  • Interest in and understanding of community arts
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the design and execution of marketing, communications and public relations activities
  • Experience with website development and content management
  • Superior communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience with InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop an asset
  • Excellent attention to detail, proofreading
  • Strong creative, strategic, analytical, and interpersonal skills
  • Superior team player, willing to support, cooperate and collaborate with Board, Staff and volunteers
  • Ability to manage a variety of tasks and multiple deadlines
  • Evening and weekend work is required periodically

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

SALARY: $42,000 - $45,000 based on experience
TERM: Full time with benefits
SCHEDULE: Tuesday - Saturday 9 am - 5pm

TO APPLY:

Please submit a cover letter and resume (PDF or Word document) BY EMAIL ONLY, to info@artsetobicoke.com, attention of Operations Manager, Arts Etobicoke. Please include the position in the subject line. Application deadline is 5 pm on Friday, June 28, 2019.

We thank everyone who applies for his or her interest; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No telephone or walk-in inquiries please. All applications are considered confidential.

Arts Etobicoke is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or job applicant because of race, color, religion, gender, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, or age.

Arts Etobicoke is a charitable, not-for-profit community arts organization and our mission is to provide equitable access to arts programming to all Etobians, regardless of economic or social status. 

 

 

 

 

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-Toronto, ON-
Editorial Assistant
Inuit Art Foundation

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: EDITORIAL ASSISTANT

Application Deadline: June 28, 2019 at 5 PM

The Inuit Art Foundation is seeking an Editorial Assistant for the Inuit Art Quarterlyto be an integral part of our editorial team. An active member of the IAQ team, the Editorial Assistant will support content development across platforms with a focus on web. Reporting to the Editorial Director, this internship centres on the day-to-day operations of web publishing, with a focus on content creation and emphasizes proofing, editing, fact checking and writing.

The primary responsibilities of the Editorial Assistant will be:

  • Preparing, researching and writing text for online;
  • Writing artist profiles and conducting interviews for IAQ Profiles;
  • Updating artists’ profiles on IAQ Profiles as needed;
  • Image research and securing artist permissions;
  • Corresponding with artists, galleries and museums regarding fact checking;
  • Optimizing posts for SEO and, with the editorial team, analyzing website analytics; and
  • Writing other digital content as required, including but not limited to social media posts, artist biographies, calendar entries and other materials.

A successful candidate’s qualifications will include:

  • A background in journalism, art history, visual arts or related field;
  • Previous experience in a media and/or cultural institution or non-profit;
  • Exceptional attention to detail;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize in order to meet deadlines;
  • Proficiency with Apple environments, Google Suite, Microsoft

Office, Adobe Suite (particularly InDesign, InCopy and Photoshop), and enthusiasm to learn new skills and media as required;

This position is open to students currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution or graduates, within the past five years, of a post-secondary institution. It is also open to individuals interested in changing careers. The successful applicant must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

Contract Dates: 5 months

Hourly Wage: $17.00 per hour, 35 hours per week

Interested applicants should submit a letter of intent, resume and a 1-2 page writing sample with the subject “Editorial Assistant” to hr@inuitartfoundation.org by 5PM on June 28th, 2019. Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. The Inuit Art Foundation is committed to diversity and encourages applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

About the Inuit Art Foundation and Inuit Art Quarterly
Established in 1987, the Inuit Art Foundation is a non-profit, Inuit led charitable organization providing support to Canada’s Inuit arts communities. The Inuit ArtQuarterly is the sole magazine dedicated to Inuit and circumpolar Indigenous art. In addition to its role as the publication of record for Inuit artists, it is one of the few sustained platforms profiling Inuit voices to the broader public through published interviews, authored articles and through featured artistic works. The IAQ is an award-winning industry leader in the cultivation and promotion of Indigenous arts writers and is committed to nuanced, dynamic and multi-vocal writing on the contemporary and historical work of Inuit artists.

 

 

 

 

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-Township of Langsley, BC-
Cultural Services Manager
Township of Langsley

Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to approximately 128,000 residents, is committed to providing progressive business, housing, and recreational opportunities, while balancing its unique mix of urban growth and rural beauty.  A truly fun and beautiful place to work, the Township of Langley offers competitive salaries; excellent benefit packages; municipal pension plan; employee wellness programs; and, opportunities for professional development and career growth.

The Township of Langley is currently recruiting for a full-time Cultural Services Manager to join our team of professionals at the Langley Centennial Museum in Fort Langley. This position provides leadership and direction to a staff team and works with community organizations and partners to champion arts, culture and heritage connections, ensuring that a full scope of programs, services and events are available in the community.
Reporting to the Director of Arts, Culture and Community Initiatives, you will be responsible in this Exempt position for directing the overall programming and operations of the Langley Centennial Museum and other similar cultural amenities in the Township. You will ensure the facilities and programs are designed to meet the needs and interests of the community, and develop and administer operating and capital budgets.  You will act as a municipal resource relative to community arts and cultural programs, services and facilities and you will liaise and cooperate with other departments and divisions, including the Parks and Recreation ensuring a consistent and smooth delivery of leisure programs and services in the community. The work also entails considerable liaison with user groups, community organizations and the general public. You will have oversight of the Township’s Library services agreement and you will participate with other staff in the coordination of the Township of Langley’s Public Art Program. You will supervise a staff of unionized and contract recreation and cultural workers with responsibility for the recruitment, selection, training, evaluation and discipline of all staff. You must exercise independent judgment, action and initiative in supervising Cultural Facilities and administering comprehensive programs.

Your education will include university graduation with a degree in history, anthropology, fine arts, museum studies, cultural resources management or a related discipline, plus a minimum of 5 years related experience including sound supervisory experience. Valid First Aid and CPR Certificates, Serving it Right certification and a Fire Arms Possession/Acquisition License are required (may be obtained within 6 months of hire).  Recent participation in cultural or museum related conferences, symposia, workshops, and/or school programs would be an asset.

In order to be considered for this position, you must have a BC Class 5 (full-privilege) driver’s license or equivalent driver’s license for where you reside. You must upload a current Driver’s Abstract (select the 5 years’ option if obtaining online) that has been obtained within 6 months of the closing date below with your application. To obtain a copy of your Driver’s Abstract, please contact ICBC directly or the driving authority where you reside. Copies or pictures of your driver’s license will not be accepted. Please have you driver’s abstract ready to upload when you apply, applications without it will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered.

This position is defined by the Township of Langley as a position of trust (Child Safety) and requires a police information check.

A competitive salary commensurate with experience and an excellent benefit package is available with this Exempt position. For more information, candidates can call the Human Resources Division at 604.533.6061.

If you wish to pursue this exciting opportunity in a growing community, please visit tol.ca/careers to apply.

The closing date for this competition is by 4:30pm, June 25, 2019

We appreciate all applications; however only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 

 

 

 

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-Toronto, ON-
Digital Content Lead
Myseum of Toronto

Application Deadline: June 21, 2019
Date Posted:
June 12, 2019

Job Start Date: August 7, 2019
Salary: $45,000 - $50,000

JOB DESCRIPTION:

You’re curious, creative, and have an interest in history and culture. You love storytelling of all forms, whether it be TV, podcasts, or a great read. You’re willing to put in the work, you’re committed to lifelong learning, and you’re always thinking of new ways to reach audiences across channels. 
Sound like you? Join our team as Myseum of Toronto’s Digital Content Lead!

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Write, create, and coordinate content for Myseum’s digital platforms including, web, social media, podcasts, etc. 
  • Research and report on potential ideas/stories for content that supports specific themes, programs, or campaigns 
  • Manage productions schedules and assist with story development; this includes pre-interviewing and booking guests, and coordinating studio time
  • Assist with live event coverage including the coordination of audio and video documentation and facilitating field interviews with partners or contributors. 
  • Create and maintain Myeum’s content calendar 
  • Work with Director of Marketing to support the planning and execution of Myseum’s marketing and content strategies 
  • Update and maintain the Myseum website to ensure it offers the most recent, relevant, and accurate content and information 
  • assist with general SEO strategy 

Qualification: 

  • Degree in journalism, marketing, communications, digital media, or related field 
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite 
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency with Wordpress CMS and HTML 
  • Knowledge of SEO and digital marketing tools such as Google Analytics, Hubspot, SEMRush, Moz, or Meltwater 
  • Experience with audio/video production and editing tools such as Adobe Premiere, Adobe Audition, Audacity, or Pro Tools 
  • 2-3 years experience in all things content creation, including blogs, web content, email 
    campaigns, social media and digital and/or print advertising. 
  • Experience in archival research and interest in history and/or social issues

To apply please send resume and cover letter in a single PDF file to Katy Mountain - katy@myseumoftoronto.com

Myseum of Toronto is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity and inclusiveness in all its work. In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, accommodation will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process.

Please note, we thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

 

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-Scarborough, ON-
Program Manager
Scarborough Arts

Application Deadline: June 30, 2019
Date Posted: June 12, 2019

Job Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: $42,000 - $45,000

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION

Scarborough Arts

Scarborough Arts, a non-profit charitable organization, serves the Scarborough community by developing, delivering, and promoting innovative arts programming and cultural initiatives in collaboration and partnership with the community. We bring artists to the community and community to the arts.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Are you a passionate non-profit leader with a desire to make a positive impact in the local community? Are you seeking an opportunity to bring your vision and expertise to an established local arts service organization? Are you conscientious about the needs of the local community with a desire to develop meaningful and relevant projects / programs representative of the multicultural diversity of Scarborough, and linking its storied past with key issues facing the community today?

If so, Scarborough Arts is looking for you!

An integral part of the team at Scarborough Arts, the Program Manager (PM) reports to the Executive Director. Responsible for the delivery and management of community-based programs, with keen supervision and strong leadership capabilities, the Program Manager leads the development, management, and delivery of new programs and educational community initiatives. The Program Manager provides supervision, leadership and direction to the staff team and organization. The PM is responsible for community outreach, program development and delivery, monitoring, reporting and evaluation, grant writing and fundraising, and collaborating with community partners. The Program Manager is responsible for engaging community members and prospective program participants, while working closely with a specialized team of Program Facilitators, Assistants, Co-op Students and Interns to enhance and cultivate creativity and community-building in Scarborough. Additionally, the PM will have key responsibilities around supporting the grant writing processes within the organization and providing programming content, data and reporting for grants, sponsorships and other fundraising initiatives.
 
The PM is required to have experience delivering high-quality arts and cultural programming in the community and/or knowledge of community arts best practices. The PM must bring with them an in-depth knowledge of the demographics, communities, services and resources available in the Scarborough community and surrounding regions. We are seeking a candidate who is passionate about program development and delivery, and who possesses the necessary vision and oversight to manage a complex series of programs and to contribute to the overall strategic plan and vision for Scarborough Arts. Candidates will be excited about proactively bring ideas and concepts for program enhancements to our existing roster of programming, with considerations for the diverse, multicultural needs of the Scarborough community and the short- and long-term strategic vision of the organization.
 
Police Background Check / Vulnerable Sector Check, valid ‘G’ Driver’s License and access to a vehicle required. Due to the nature of our work and the vastness of Scarborough, the PM must either have a vehicle, or regular access to a vehicle in order to effectively and efficiently complete daily tasks and obligations.

DUTIES

Programming

  • Develops, manages, and supports the delivery of all Scarborough Arts’ programs/workshops (this may include Healthy Arts for Seniors, EAST: Youth Collective, Reel Scarborough, SA Suites, The Annual Juried Exhibition, Annual General Meeting, etc.), activities (music, dance, visual art and photography, theatre, spoken word, writing / literature, comedy, filmmaking, inter-/multi-disciplinary arts practices, etc.), special events (co-productions, festivals, events, Bridging Festival, etc.), and projects (Cultural Hotspot, Nuit Blanche, Doors Open, Culture Days, Scarborough Sign, etc.), among other initiatives and advocacy efforts.
  • Actively builds program audiences by managing and enhancing program/project enrolment, participation and attendance.
  • Identifies evolving trends and opportunities for new program development in response to the skill development and personal growth objectives of the community, as well as to align with the short- and long-term strategic vision of Scarborough Arts.
  • Contracts program facilitators, and provides access to the resources (time, spaces, budget, personnel) required to effectively operate programs.
  • Establishes the goals and objectives for each program, sets the standards of performance required for facilitators and staff, trains facilitators and staff, and determines benchmarks / measures of success.
  • Prepares program reports for the Executive Director to meet funder and organizational timelines and requirements; delivers updates / reports to the Board of Directors on a regular basis.
  • Engages community and youth leaders (staff, interns, summer staff / Canada Summer Jobs, and volunteers) in program development, delivery and assessment.
  • Provides significant program visioning to build the Scarborough Arts brand and quality of programs delivered.
  • Possesses substantial knowledge of local artists, organizations, and services.
  • Maintains strong and mutually beneficial relationships with local artists, organizations and services.
Community/Client Relationships
  • Works closely with current and potential community partners to build, strengthen, and enhance relationships, to engage new and diverse audiences and develop collaborative programming.
  • Initiates community outreach by liaising with schools, community and arts organizations/coalitions/guilds, and agencies as a representative of Scarborough Arts.
  • Consults with Scarborough Arts members and the community on program development where possible.
  • Participates in arts, cultural and economic development advocacy work as required, promoting Scarborough Arts to the local and broader community (GTA).
Supervisory
  • Manages a changing team of program facilitators, program staff, co-op students, interns, summer students and volunteers on various aspects of the program portfolio and ensures that they are supported in their key roles.
  • Works closely with the ED to coach and mentor the program team, and reports to the ED on these relevant HR matters on a regular basis.
  • Fosters a safe and supportive work environment for facilitators, staff, co-op students, interns, volunteers, and participants as an essential part of Scarborough Arts’ mission. 
Financial, Operations & Administrative
  • Participates in staff meetings, program planning, and strategic planning and provides data to the ED for decision making.
  • Creates and manages program budgets based on annual budgetary allotments, tracking and maintaining up-to-date information on both actual and projected expenses, and presents interim and final program budgets to the Executive Director for approval.
  • Provides substantial input during the annual budget planning cycle to ensure growth, sustainable capacity, and stability.
  • Administers all aspects of program delivery and contributes to the operational health of the organization.
  • Manages the systemic recording, analysis and reporting of financial and statistical information as a basis for planning, program assessment and legal compliance.
  • Works with the ED to prepare and submit funding applications and sponsorship proposals, for the continuation of current programs and the development of new programs.
  • Creates, manages and supports an effective system for strategic program outcomes management through planning, goal setting, tracking, measurement, analysis and reporting.

REQUIREMENTS

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities / Qualifications:

  • Key attributes: Passion, vision, teamwork, flexibility, strategic thinking, willingness to learn and grow both personally, and professionally, ability to assess current programs and enhance programming life cycle for years to come
  • Strong and highly-developed interpersonal, organizational and communication skills; self-awareness and emotional intelligence an asset
  • Ability to thrive in a demanding non-profit environment with competing deadlines and shifting priorities
  • An enthusiastic approach to working with marginalized groups and suburban communities through various arts/media as a vehicle for community, arts and cultural development and regional economic growth
  • Expertise in program planning, design and delivery, including goal setting, evaluation methodologies and benchmarking
  • Embodiment of Scarborough Arts mission to bring arts to the community and community to the arts

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

The Program Manager typically works at Scarborough Arts' office at 1859 Kingston Road, Scarborough, ON M1N 1T3, although there are regular times the incumbent will be off-site at schools, community centres, local businesses and constituency offices, facilities operated by partner organizations, and other locations in the community. This community-based work often includes program/event planning, program delivery, and liaising with community partners, members and stakeholders.
 
While the majority of the responsibilities will take place during regular operating hours (9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday to Friday), there will often be occasions when weekend and evening duties will be required and scheduled. It is expected that the Program Manager be available to staff / attend these events and activities where possible, and to act as an ambassador for the organization.
 
All time worked in excess of 44 hours/week will be compensated with lieu time in accordance with the Employment Standards Act, and the approval of the Executive Director so as not to affect the programming schedule.
 
This is a one (1) year contract position leading to permanent full-time employment. The probationary period for this position is set at 180 days and/or 6-months.

TO APPLY:

Please review the job description in detail and send your application package to:
hello@scarborougharts.com. Please ensure your application email subject line reads: "Attn: Executive Director - SA Program Manager Application - FIRST NAME / LAST NAME"

Applications must include your cover letter, resume, and three (3) professional references all merged into one PDF document and submitted electronically via email.

The deadline to apply is June 30, 2019 at 11:59 PM EST.
 
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls or walk-ins please.
 
Scarborough Arts is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in the workplace. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply. 

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-Ottawa-
Departmental Coordinator, Restoration and Conservation Laboratory
National Gallery of Canada

Position Title: Departmental Coordinator, Restoration and Conservation Laboratory
Competition #: 19-CC-40
Posting Date: June 6, 2019
Closing Date: June 16, 2019
Working Hours: Full time (37.5 hours per week, overtime as required)
Employment Tenure: Indeterminate
Classification: Band 4
Salary: $53,264 - $62,638/Year
Number of Positions: 1
Language Requirements:English CBC/French CBC (reading, writing, oral)

Job Summary

The Restoration and Conservation Laboratory (RCL) seeks applications for a full-time (37.5 hours per week) Departmental Coordinator. Reporting to the Chief Conservator, the Departmental Coordinator provides direct support to the Chief and fulfills administrative functions, coordination, assistance and work-flow support for the Conservation Department and its staff. Primary duties include but are not limited to:

  • Coordinating daily office operations including maintaining calendars, files and correspondence, and assisting with general and detailed enquiries;
  • Assisting the chief in the budgetary planning and monitoring process, and with the yearly compilation of the exhibition workplans;
  • Liaising with the chief in sourcing information and communicating relevant information to staff;
  • Assisting with collecting data and statistics for quarterly reports, audits and related tasks;
  • Maintaining the financial accounting and purchasing systems; keeping monthly variance reports updated; managing office petty cash; reconciling the department’s credit card accounts;
  • Keeping an ongoing log of Requests for Service for each area, and a corresponding log of object movements in and out of each studio, assisting with the occasional movement of works of art, and liaising with Collections management; 
  • Keeping a log of all Loan Requests, creating internal loan files including relevant written and photographic documents;
  • Keeping abreast with the Exhibitions schedule and the Conservation staff assigned to the various exhibitions, and providing assistance as necessary;
  • Assisting with acquisition related administrative and coordinating activities;
  • Assisting with the restocking of lab tools and materials, arranging for repair of equipment, assisting with researching and finding of niche, specialized equipment, replacement parts or components and processing the financial and purchasing aspect;
  • Coordinating visits to the conservation labs by scholars, outside specialists, artists, and film crews, etc., and for other special projects where the Conservation Team needs logistical help;
  • Maintaining inventories of office supplies and equipment; 
  • Procuring goods and services; tracking purchases; processing invoices; processing reimbursements for staff and guests;
  • Assisting in the coordination of staff and guest travel by providing travel authority forms, making travel arrangements, booking appointments and creating travel itineraries, among other things; 
  • Assisting with the coordination of human resources such as participating in the on-boarding of new staff and interns.

Requirements

Education:

Post-secondary (BA) in Art History, diploma in Museology, Museum Studies, or Heritage Studies with an Administrative or project management component, or an acceptable combination of education and experience;

Experience:

  • Complex experience as an Administrative Assistant, Coordinator or Project Manager; 
  • Solid experience in providing financial support and budget functions;
  • Experience in drafting routine correspondence; 
  • Experience and strong skills working with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint; 

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of the basic principles of heritage conservation;
  • A grasp of the Gallery’s mandate and general functioning; 
  • Comprehensive knowledge of computer software systems, office management and bookkeeping principles; 

Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure with the ability to establish priorities, multi-task and meet tight deadlines; 
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities; 
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member; 
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing in both official languages; 
  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize and coordinate workload and activities with a strong attention to detail; 
  • Mathematical and analytical skills for the review of budgets and variance reports
  • Discretion, integrity and sound judgment 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, initiative, reliability and a team player with a positive attitude.

Notice to Applicants: The Human Resources Department of the National Gallery of Canada, invite selected applicants for interviews by way of written communication via email as per the NGC Staffing Process. Should applicants opt to unsubscribe from receiving emails regarding employment in this organisation, please note that we will not be able to communicate with you to participate in the interview process.

We encourage applicants to update their career profiles, ensure Email Communication Consent preferences are set to allow emails and check email junk/spam folders regularly.

Condition of Employment

  • Must meet the bilingual requirement to be invited to the interview process.
  • Reliability Status - this factor is not used at the pre-selection stage.

Additional Employment

  • A variety of assessment tools may be used to assess candidates.
  • The National Gallery of Canada is committed to having a skilled, diversified workforce reflective or Canadian Society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily their application if they are a woman, an Indigenous person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.
  • The Gallery is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environment. Alternative selection tool methods and/or reasonable accommodation are available upon request.
  • Candidates are entitled to participate in the selection process in the official language of their choice.

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-Brampton-
Manager
Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA)

Manager, Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA)
Digital and Information Services - Community Connections

The Region of Peel, Canada’s second largest municipality, is a dynamic, urban community with a vibrant economic base. Our goal is to build a community for life that ensures our future Peel is a healthy, safe and connected community, based on the cornerstones of collaboration, innovation, and environmental sustainability.  Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) is the Region’s dynamic culture hub, housed in an inter-connected 4 building campus in downtown Brampton, serving a diverse population of 1.44 million across Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon.  PAMA is an integrated institution specialising in contemporary and regional arts, heritage and culture, with a mandate of creative exploration and a goal to help build cohesive community.

Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives seeks an innovative leader to join the senior management team of this integrated institution and share their passion for community building through art, heritage and culture.

Are you a visionary individual who can shape the future of our dynamic institution?  Are you anaccomplished culture leader, a gifted communicator, and an advocate for inclusivity and collaboration?

This may be the opportunity for you…

The PAMA Manager will be responsible for driving planning, developing, and implementing integrated program objectives and strategies for PAMA, and for providing the vision and leadership to build institutional capacity. 
 Reporting to the Divisional Director, Community Connections, the PAMA Manager will work closely with the Manager of Community Engagement and Visitor Experience and the PAMA leadership team to drive the strategic direction for PAMA’s programs and ensure alignment with the strategies of the Region of Peel.

Responsibilities:

  • Planning and directing operations,  artistic direction, exhibitions and collections stewardship
  • Oversees the PAMA collection-based streams, including art and history curatorial streams, Region of Peel Archives and its services, and oversees institutional operations including capital projects
  • Collaborates and partners with other internal members of the leadership team on revenue opportunities, education, outreach, marketing and development advocacy, board relations and support, volunteer management, and administration
  • Provides oversight on strategic partnerships with internal and external stakeholders; Regional Departments and Divisions, other municipalities, federal and provincial government agencies and departments, cultural and community organizations
  • Delivers successful outcomes related to the current Strategic Plan
  • Develops and manages annual operating and capital budgets
  • Oversees institutional operations, including stewardship of archive, art and museum collections and development of exhibition programs and performance measurement
  • Acts as an advocate and PAMA spokesperson and promoter of arts, heritage and culture
  • Ensures regulatory compliance for heritage buildings, exhibitions, events, etc.
  • Oversees the development and update of policies and procedures for PAMA and alignment to Regional polices.
  • Presents to Regional Council and senior leadership team
  • Oversees a variety of functions related to the physical plant including long-term facility planning, maintenance, security, safety and capital and state of good repair  of PAMA’s buildings and in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Fire Codes and Ontario Building Code guidelines;
  • Conducts regular performance management and coaching
  • Promotes and follow Regional values
  • Networks with  wide range of stakeholders,  funders and partners to fulfill institutional objectives and meet the needs of the community.
  • Participates in special assignments and projects, as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in Cultural or Arts Management, Museum Studies, or a related field along with 10 years of progressively responsible experience
  • 6 years of experience in a senior managerial position within the arts,, heritage or cultural facility industry
  • Demonstrated results related to best practices, industry standards and current trends in collections-based facility management
  • Creative thinking skills; Superior customer service skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with other staff
  • Effective leadership and team building abilities combined with a strong customer focus
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to multi-task in a dynamic team environment
  • Superior problem-solving and decision-making abilities; well-developed coaching and mentoring skills
  • Ability to cultivate customer orientation and commitment to client service excellence and satisfaction
  • Working knowledge with the Ontario Heritage Act and other legislation affecting service provision
  • Familiarity with the Region of Peel and its history is an asset
  • Experience in dealing with the public, community groups, the media, levels of government
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

Hours of Work: 35 Hours per week; Monday to Friday. Flexibility to accommodate events and professional activities after core business hours is required
Location: 9 Wellington Street, Brampton ON
 If this exciting leadership opportunity matches your qualifications and experience, please apply online

Direct link to posting: https://careers-peelregion.icims.com/jobs/9238/manager%2c-peel-art-gallery%2c-museum-and-archives/job

 

Application deadline: June 26, 2019

 

 

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-Kleinburg-
Facility Manager
McMichael Canadian Art Collection

Application deadline: June 23, 2019
Date Posted: June 5, 2019

The McMichael Canadian Art Collection ranks among Canada’s top public galleries in size and significance. The three floors of Gallery, exhibition, programming and office space, comprising 25,000 sq.ft., are surrounded by a network of outdoor trails, outdoor sculpture garden and 100 acres of conservation land with breathtaking views of the Humber Valley. Over 6,500 works of art representing the Art of Canada comprise the permanent collection, and the gallery welcomes on average more than 115,000 visitors annually. As a public institution, the McMichael is committed to delivering exceptional visitor experience throughout our campus grounds and facilities.

The McMichael gallery is recruiting for the position of Facility Manager to ensure that the integrated campus of buildings, grounds, and building systems are maintained in the most efficient manner, in order to ensure a safe and secure environment.  

The Facility Manager develops and oversees the Maintenance Program to ensure that the routine and long-range general upkeep, repair, replacement, aesthetics and extended useful life of McMichael facilities and building technical systems, structural elements, electrical, mechanical, and HVAC are maintained. Maintenance of the building automation system (Siemens), HVAC and humidifiers, life safety and security systems, building mechanical and electrical systems is required. The Facility Manager evaluates need and sources service contractors to ensure that regular, ongoing services are performed on scheduled basis and at reasonable cost; inspects contracted work on a regular basis and addresses problems upon discovery.  Managing the full and part time Grounds and Facilities staff, the Manager will support a positive team spirit reflective of care in presenting all aspects of our building and grounds, programs, exhibits and work environment to the public. The requirement to be on call for effective oversight is necessary.

Qualified candidates will have 5+ years facility and ground management experience with proven management skills and 5+ years of hands-on experience in building envelope and building automation systems, HVAC and mechanical and electrical. A concentration of experience and/or a professional license in any of above is preferred. A good knowledge of applicable legislation and codes relative to facility operation and maintenance is required. The candidate will have strong team management and leadership skills. Valid First Aid, Health & Safety training, WHMIS, and driver's license are required.

Application Process:
Forward your resume with cover letter to Human Resources by June 23, 2019 to hr@mcmichael.com

We thank all applicants for their resume. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The McMichael supports individuals with disabilities throughout the interview and employment process.

 

McMichael Canadian Art Collection, 10365 Islington Avenue, Kleinburg, ON, L0J 1C0, www.mcmichael.com

 

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Editor-in-Chief
Craft Ontario

Application Deadline: July 12, 2019
Date Posted: June 3, 2019

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION

Craft Ontario

Craft Ontario is a not-for-profit, multidisciplinary, member-based arts service organization that is devoted to the support and promotion of professional craft practice. Craft Ontario exists to grow recognition and appreciation of craft and craftspeople by building a strong, talented and distinct craft community. Programs include the Craft Ontario Shop, Gallery, Studio Magazine, and a range of professional development and support services. For more information, please visit www.craftontario.com.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Established in 2006, Studio Magazine delivers critical discourse on Canadian craft and design to a national audience. Published in print twice a year, and with an ongoing digital presence at www.studiomagazine.caStudio Magazine offers Canadian perspectives within the context of a global material culture.
 
Craft Ontario is seeking an Editor-in-Chief for Studio Magazine: Craft and Design in Canada. The ideal candidate will have a passion for craft, and a drive to build upon existing successes to deliver meaningful change. The Editor-in-Chief will direct the editorial vision for Studio Magazine, and creatively use storytelling to effectively connect with multiple audiences. Reporting to the Craft Ontario Executive Director and Publisher, the Editor-in-Chief will push boundaries to grow Studio Magazine, curate compelling stories for a diverse readership, and explore current developments and contemporary issues in Canadian material culture. The Editor-in-Chief will embrace team cultivation and management, inspiring and supporting a talented group of contributing experts, and demonstrate commitment to the highest quality of journalism.

RESPONSIBILITIES
 

  • Plan, coordinate, and direct editorial activities in selecting and preparing material for publication that reflects and explores contemporary Canadian craft practice.
  • Production of the magazine:
    • Lead the selection of freelance magazine contributors and manage monitoring obligations to ensure contract fulfillment.
    • Generate assignments to authors based on Editorial Committee and staff decisions. Track all of the elements for each assigned article, including copy, art, credits, and captions.
    • Manage the flow of stories and art among authors, guest editors, Editorial Committee members, Managing Editor, Designer and Advertising Representative to develop and create captivating narratives accompanied by fitting and visually engaging imagery.
    • Continuously troubleshoot any production problems and set/reset priorities based on changing circumstances against deadlines.
  • Business of the magazine:
    • Operate as lead project manager over the production schedule.
    • Foster a network of freelance writers and subject matter experts.
    • Take the first receipt of articles filed by authors, read and evaluate proposed material submitted for publication.
    • Ensure that production expenses align with budget targets.
    • Support advertising and marketing initiatives that further the financial success of Studio Magazine, and ensure advertorials are edited to a high standard.
  • Support special project initiatives, including grant and funding applications, and uphold Craft Ontario strategic objectives.
  • Stay up to date with issues, happenings and achievements in the craft community, and represent Studio Magazine.
  • Editorial and writing:
    • Line-edit articles as assigned, including pieces assigned for online publication.
    • Manage correspondence and meetings of the Editorial Committee, leading collaborative generation of innovative ideas and content strategies.
    • Write, on occasion and as schedule permits, pieces for print or online.
  • Support the achievement of Craft Ontario’s Vision, Mission, and Mandate, and adhere to the organization’s values and policies.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Excellent editing and writing skills with a minimum of 2 - 5 years of experience.
  • In-depth understanding of craft and design in Canada, a passion for promoting craft and its makers, and demonstrated connections to a network of craft artists, institutions, administrators and academics.
  • Outstanding communication, analytical and organizational skills, with proven ability to effectively coordinate multiple contributors, colleagues and stakeholders.
  • Strong aptitude for project and process management with demonstrated success managing timely print and digital publication production processes, including coordinating the work of contributors.
  • Excellent organizational skills, good judgment, and an ability to work well under pressure.
  • Ability to balance a varying workload of short and long-term project deadlines, as well as address changing priorities throughout a fast-paced production process.
  • Meticulous attention to detail, with a combination of speed and accuracy.
  • A sense of enterprise and initiative.
  • Aptitude for assessing what is not working in any of a variety of situations and the ability to problem solve.
  • Microsoft Office, G Suite and Adobe Creative Suite fluency.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

JOB TYPE AND LOCATION

  • Part-time contract, 520 hours/year.
  • Canada-wide. Head office is located in Toronto.

TO APPLY:

Interested applicants are requested to submit a cover letter, résumé, a list of three professional references, and a writing sample to Janna Hiemstra, Craft Ontario Executive Director at jhiemstra@craftontario.com. Please include “Studio Magazine Editor-in-Chief” in the subject line of the e-mail. Craft Ontario is an equal opportunity employer. Our values are community, inclusivity, stability, integrity, diversity and excellence.
 

  • Apply by: July 12, 2019

 
Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

 

 

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-Toronto, ON-
Managing Editor
Canadian Art

Application Deadline: June 21, 2019
Date Posted: May 31, 2019

Start Date: July 2, 2019
Salary Range: 40K - 60K
Job Type: Full-time

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION

Canadian Art

Canadian Art is the preeminent platform for journalism and criticism about art and culture in Canada. Our award-winning print, digital, educational and programming initiatives deliver smart, accessible ideas, stories and opinions. A national non-profit organization, Canadian Art develops and supports art writers, and engages with the work of artists, established and new. Most important, we empower diverse audiences to understand, debate and be inspired by art.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Canadian Art is seeking a Managing Editor to be an integral part of our editorial team.

Job Description
The Managing Editor is a key member of Canadian Art’s editorial team, and is responsible for text and content management. The Managing Editor’s main editorial duties relate to the shaping and visioning of print platforms, shepherding each quarterly issue through production. The Managing Editor is also a vocal and publicly visible member of the Canadian Art team, writing for print and online, assigning and editing stories, travelling to provide editorial coverage as needed and representing the publication at panels and events.

Reporting to the Editor-in-Chief, the Managing Editor will: 

Be the project lead on each quarterly issue of Canadian Art. This includes:

  • setting and overseeing the print production schedule for each issue
  • chairing print story and production meetings
  • attending weekly, monthly and quarterly editorial production and visioning meetings, contributing story ideas for upcoming issues and special supplements
  • assigning stories to freelance writers and artists, and bringing them through substantive edits
  • creating and maintaining assignment spreadsheets and shared manuscript procedure (Google Docs) for each issue
  • substantive second-phase text editing and line editing of magazine materials, in collaboration with the Editor-in-Chief, deputy editor and other members of the editorial team
  • liaising with the Copy Chief to manage and implement all text changes on manuscript files (Microsoft Word)
  • liaising with the Copy Chief to finalize and implement fact-checked, copy-edited texts into magazine story layouts (Adobe InDesign); adapting manuscripts accordingly
  • liaising with the Creative Director throughout production process on proofing and copy changes that affect page flow within layouts
  • working with the editorial team, primarily the editor-in-chief and deputy editor, to generate display and cover copy
  • liasing with the Editorial Resident on image research for each issue
  • selecting images for print layouts in collaboration with the creative director, deputy editor and Editor-in-Chief
  • preparing, researching and writing copy, signed and unsigned, for print, including the Preview and Reviews sections
  • working with the News and Special Sections Editor, Deputy Editor and Editor-in-Chief on conceptualizing, editing and producing special advertorial supplements
  • liaising with contributors to compile and edit bios for contributors page
  • proofing all final layouts for print
  • attending occasional press approvals at printer, as required
  • monitoring editorial style and working with the Copy Chief to supervise and approve amendments to the Canadian Art style guide
  • generating copy for Advertising Director based on magazine themes

Be an active member of the Canadian Art editorial team. This includes:

  • attending weekly online editorial meetings and contributing story ideas
  • commissioning and editing stories for online; contributing signed and unsigned stories for online including essays, articles, reviews and features
  • offering mentorship to editorial residents and emerging freelance writers through substantive edits and feedback, as well as training in a variety of office tasks
  • leading tours of booths at art fairs
  • other occasional public-facing opportunities (including panels, talks and other speaking engagements) are determined on an as-needed basis and are remunerated separately

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications:
You are passionate about contemporary art, are deeply connected to diverse art communities and have a rigorous understanding of current discourses surrounding art and culture, including but not limited to pop culture, politics, film, new media, literature and others.

You are committed to philosophies and practices of anti­oppression as they relate to commissioning and developing content and contributing to a healthy workplace culture.

You are platform agnostic but have a proven commitment to print media. You have overseen the initiation, production and completion of various print products, ideally related to contemporary art or cultural journalism. You have proven experience and fluency using Adobe Suite.

You are exceptionally organized, detail-oriented and capable of working with tight timelines and competing deadlines.

You can communicate clearly and effectively with a team of professional writers, editors, artists and designers.

You are known for thoughtful, challenging but accessible writing about contemporary art and culture. You have a journalistic sensibility with a gift for storytelling.

You are connected to cultural communities across the country. You are known among a network of writers and artists, and are able to commission articles carefully, working generously to develop new critical voices.

You are willing to tackle difficult conversations and have demonstrated your commitment to journalistic quality, integrity and the importance of independent media.

You are passionate about working collaboratively and creatively with a diverse group of contributors from various experience levels and perspectives.  

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Term, Hours and Nature of Work
This position is full­time, five days a week, at 35 hours per week, with an expected start date in July 2019. Compensation is $50,000 to $55,000 per year, commensurate with experience, and also includes a health/dental benefits package and travel budget. 

Canadian Art’s offices are located in Toronto, and the role is based there.

The Organization
Canadian Art is the preeminent platform for journalism and criticism about contemporary art and culture in Canada. Our print, digital, educational and programming initiatives deliver smart, accessible ideas, stories and opinions. A national non­profit foundation, Canadian Art develops and supports art writers, and engages with the work of artists, established and new. We empower diverse audiences to understand, debate and be inspired by art. 

TO APPLY:

To apply, please submit a cover letter, your CV and a two-page sample of previously published writing to info@canadianart.ca using the subject “Managing Editor Position.” Deadline is Friday, June 21, 2019 at 5 p.m. EST.

Canadian Art works to promote an intersectional understanding of identity and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals. We encourage applications from individuals within the Canadian Art Foundation’s employment equity categories, including those who identify as women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, persons of colour, individuals of non-conforming gender and sexual orientations and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code. Canadian Art is committed to equity and diversity, and to a positive, supportive working environment. Canadian Art’s office is fully accessible. 

Please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

 

 

 

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-Brantford-
Museum/Art Curator
Woodland Cultural Centre

WOODLAND CULTURAL CENTRE:
The Centre shall be a leader in the revitalization of First Nations of Eastern Woodland area culture, language, and spirituality, and shall have as its aims and objectives the preservation, accurate documentation, education and promotion of the values, practices, language, National Treasures and articles of both the past and contemporary First Nations of the Eastern Woodland areas peoples. Youth, Elders, students, scholars and people of both the Anishinaabek and Onkwehon:we can research, reaffirm, celebrate, learn, display and discuss their culture, language, history, art and values.

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION:
Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Museum & Arts Curator assumes the responsibilities for managing, developing, maintaining and overseeing all aspects of the Museum and Art Gallery for the Woodland Cultural Centre. This includes: research and development of exhibitions, overseeing the collections management and acquisitions, publications and critical writing, artist relations, grant preparation, budget preparation and donor relations, public programming, exhibit production, public/community engagement and advocacy and awareness about the place of the WCC in the larger museum and gallery context nationally. The candidate will lead a team of staff, and report to the Executive Director and the Board of Directors.

OVERVIEW OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Museum/Art Curator is responsible for the development, implementation, and management of the Museum and Art Gallery initiatives which supports the WCC as a leader in the field of Indigenous material culture education and programming (including exhibitions, critical writing, artistic events and performances) both local for WCC support communities and nationally.

  1. Oversees the management of day to day operations of the Museum and Art Gallery.
  2. Recommends and develops work objectives, policies, projects, and special initiatives related to the Museum and Art Gallery.
  3. Creates, develops and coordinates artistic and historic exhibitions/permanent galleries and public programming at Woodland Cultural Centre and with other partner institutions.
  4. Researches and creates plans for executing museum exhibits, interpretation, and other
    supporting content.
  5. Recruits, supervises, trains, and mentors staff for the Museum and Art Gallery.
  6. Maintains the professional policies and procedures necessary to meet provincial and regional standards for Museum and Art Galleries in Ontario and Canada.
  7. Ensures the proper development, storage, and preservation of the Museum and Art collections.
  8. Identifies key contacts and organizations which could assist the Centre in meeting cultural and special interest programming objectives.
  9. Attending events and special programming outside of the centre to grow relationships and networks with provincial and national museums, museum organizations, art galleries and cultural centres.
  10. Hires artists and negotiates contract conditions for artists.
  11. Develops fundraising proposals, grants and researches and develops funding opportunities for the Museum and Art Gallery.
  12. Manages finances for the Museum and Gallery including creation of budgets, tracking expenses and revenues, and financial reports.
  13. Works with the Marketing Coordinator to create engaging marketing, media, social media and community engagement campaigns for Museum and Art Gallery exhibits and events.

OVERVIEW OF REQUIRED SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
The Museum/Art Curator shall have:

  1. Degree in Museum Studies/History/Visual Arts, or a related discipline, with a minimum of 5 years experience at the Director/Curator level.
  2. A dedication and interest in contemporary Indigenous art and the preservation of history, and ideally a knowledge/understanding of the Indigenous Civilizations of the Eastern Woodland including their history, geography, cultural practices and language.
  3. Proven ability to manage multiple assignments effectively, problem solve and set priorities in an environment with multiple competing deadlines.
  4. A history of solid fiscal management, and be well versed in the creation of annual budgets, capital budgets and budget tracking.
  5. A curatorial track record of solid collections management, acquisition, research, publications, interpretation and exhibition creation, fabrication and installation.
  6. An in-depth knowledge of curatorial and educational programming.
  7. A working knowledge of Museum methods and techniques, such as those relating to the
    identification and cataloguing of objects
  8. High degree of professionalism with outstanding ability to work effectively and efficiently with colleagues at all levels of management.
  9. Have experience in strategic planning, forecasting and financial management, fundraising/grant writing, and working with non-profit board.

All applicants for this position should submit a cover letter, a current CV or Resume, and three references and two sample of published writing.

Preference will be given to applicants of Indigenous heritage.

Closing Date: Wednesday June 26th 2019

Woodland Cultural Centre
184 Mohawk Street, Brantford, ON N3S 2X2

Attn: Melanie Fernandez
Interim Executive Director
(519) 759-2650
projects@woodlandculturalcentre.ca

Note: Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
TD Curator of Education & Outreach Fellow
The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery

The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery is Canada’s leading public gallery devoted exclusively to the art of our time and is recognized as an important centre for contemporary art in North America and in the world. Over the past 32 years, its reputation for presenting cutting edge exhibitions, superior catalogues and editions, and challenging special events has remained unparalleled. Presenting contemporary art by living artists of local, national, and international stature, The Power Plant's mission is to present and disseminate the best contemporary art in all and any media within Harbourfront Centre and offsite through partnerships in Toronto, Canada and abroad.

Harbourfront Centre is a leader in providing internationally renowned programming in the arts, culture and recreation across a stunning 10-acre site at the heart of Toronto’s waterfront. For more than 40 years, Harbourfront Centre has celebrated the best in Canadian culture and the rich mosaic of cultures from around the world by curating over thousands of events annually across its ten-acre site from music festivals to contemporary dance, to craft and design to sailing lessons. There is something for everyone at Harbourfront Centre, year-round.

ROLE STATMENT

 Position Title:

TD Curator of Education & Outreach Fellow

Department:

The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery

Reporting to:

Curator of Education and Public Programs

Key Relationships:

Curator of Education & Public Programs, Visitor & Volunteer Services Coordinator, Power Kids & Outreach Coordinator, Power Youth Coordinator, Gallery Attendants, Curator of Exhibitions, Assistant Curator, external partners

Type of Employment:

Full Time

 Two-year Contract, 5 days per week (35 hours per week)

                                   
Summary of Function:

This two-year fellowship (8 July, 2019 through 25 June, 2021) supports The Power Plant’s goal to encourage greater career opportunities within the museum field. Through this innovative program, unique within Canada, the TD Curator of Education & Outreach Fellow will provide a recent graduate or emerging educator/programmer with tangible working experience in a professional environment. In this role, the Education & Outreach Fellow will be integrated fully into all areas of the organization, with full access to the inner workings of a major Canadian public gallery.

Through this program, The Power Plant will contribute, nurture and foster the careers of up and coming Canadian art educators/programmers. This position affords potential candidates the opportunity to get hands-on experience working closely with curators at The Power Plant, conducting research related to exhibitions and programs, as well as ongoing administrative tasks. During this period the Education & Outreach Fellow will gain valuable and tangible experience that otherwise would be extremely difficult to gain considering the disappearance of paid entry-level positions in most professional art galleries and museums across the country.

DUTIES


Education & Outreach
  • The program helps build the Education & Outreach Fellow’s career in Toronto and beyond within an organization that has a national and international resonance.
  • The Power Plant’s Education & Outreach Fellow works closely with the Curator of Education & Public Programs and the Curatorial and Development staff of The Power Plant. Coaching, research, documentation, professional development and mentoring are at the heart of this program.
  • The Education & Outreach Fellow will have the opportunity to participate in all phases of public programming, including: research; invitations; writing for Program Guide and web site; logistics; documentation; budget tracking; and more.
  • Lead the implementation of the Sunday Scene series, Student Night, and an annual symposium. In doing so, the Education & Outreach Fellow will be involved in all aspects of the research and documentation, writing promotional texts for the Program Guide and web site, coordinating all logistics and liaising with guest presenters, and gaining a full understanding of the programming by shadowing the Curator of Exhibitions specifically on these exhibitions.
  • Assist with other departmental needs including chairing a Steering Committee, preparing presentations, liaising with external partners, leading tours, and contributing to reports.
  • After year 1 and year 2, the Education & Outreach Fellow will provide a presentation to select Power Plant staff reporting on the outcomes of each year period.
  • As this Fellowship is supported by TD, the Education & Outreach Fellow may develop programs involving TD Bank Group’s collection; lead on- and/or off-site programming for TD Bank guests (tours, presentations); and will provide TD with an annual outcome of each year’s activities.
  • The Education & Outreach Fellow will also participate in Indigenous Cultural Competency Training (year 1) and Diversity Equity and Inclusion Training Program, gaining a certificate in Leadership and Inclusion (year 2).

 

Workplace Health and Safety

  • All members of staff are required to take reasonable care of their own health and safety and that of other personnel (including volunteers and interns) who may be affected by their conduct.

 

Skills & Requirements

Essential Criteria

  • Canadian applicant or non-Canadian applicant with a valid work visa and proper documentation to work legally in Canada.
  • Familiarity with contemporary art is required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English are required
  • Proficiency in French is a valuable asset (reading, written and oral); knowledge of other foreign language(s) is desirable.
  • Excellent research skills with high level of critical/logical and creative/innovative thinking is desirable
  • Computer proficiency (Microsoft and Apple) required; knowledge of web CMS is desirable
  • Energetic, self-motivated, results-oriented, and strong work ethic

 

Education

 

  • M.A. degree in art history, art education, museum education, or a related discipline (e.g. cultural studies, education, etc.)

HOW TO APPLY

Acceptable Applications must include:

  • A Letter (maximum 2 pages) describing the applicant’s interest in the fellowship program, museum work, and reasons for applying and what they hope to learn from the fellowship;
  • A Résumé (maximum 2 pages);
  • Three References (with contact information);
  • Two Writing Samples: (1) an excerpt from a thesis or other academic writing less than 8 pages and (1) art-related sample.
  • Two Letters of Recommendation: (1) academic/school and (1) professional/work;

Qualified applicants are invited to apply by:  June 21st, 2019
Please send all application materials in ONE PDF file Quoting Job Ref#19J096-OAAG to Jobs@harbourfrontcentre.com.

Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply. Suitable accommodations will be available upon request during the hiring process.

 

 

 

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-Woodstock-
Full-time Cultural Communications/Facility Rentals Coordinator
City of Woodstock

To be considered for this position, applicants must possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • Secondary School graduation diploma or equivalent as determined by the Corporation. Supplemented by courses (diploma or degree preferred) in business/ marketing/ communication practices.
  • Two to three years’ experience in an office setting.
  • Experience working in a public art gallery, museum or theatre environment, or equivalent.
  • Broad knowledge of Marketing and Communications.
  • Interest in art, history or theatre
  • Excellent typing and computer skills (software: word processing, spreadsheets, database; Photoshop; design software).
  • Strong communication skills and organization ability. Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work a number of different work styles. Ability to work in a collaborative environment.
  • Strong proofreading and editing skills as well as the ability for attention to detail.
  • Excellent customer relations skills required.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.

 

Duties:
1. Provides communications and marketing support for all activities of the Art Gallery, Museum, Theatre (Exhibitions, Education, Collections, Shows, Special Events, Fundraising, Gift Shop, and Membership).

a) Under the direction of the Cultural Management Staff and within clear parameters executes a communications strategy and accompanying time line for all activities undertaken by the Art Gallery, Museum and Theatre;
b) Compiles and proofs copy and images for the development of marketing materials;
c) Liaisons with graphic designers, printers and other industry professionals in the undertaking of the production of marketing materials;
d) Disseminates marketing materials via determined appropriate channels;
e) Under the direction of the Cultural Management Staff and within clear parameters executes advertising buys and media sponsors;
f) Updates phone message system, website, Facebook, and other social media platforms along with external community calendar listings;
g) Under the direction of the Cultural Management Staff drafts and disseminates press releases to media outlets;
h) Undertakes follow up calls with media and facilitates media requests;
i) Tracks, copies, files and shares media hits and stories;
j) Coordinates bulk mailings to membership and fundraising prospect lists;
k) Provides general administrative support to the Front Desk such as fielding inquiries from the public, facilitating gift shop sales, class registrations and providing lunch relief as needed;
l) Other tasks/duties as assigned.

2. Coordinates and facilities all activities related to facility rentals and special events.

a) Answers general public inquiries over the telephone, e-mail and in person;
b) Under the direction of the Cultural Management Staff and within clear parameters updates the facility rental policy.
c) Under the direction of the Cultural Management Staff develops and updates a facility rental promotion packet;
d) Provides and collects specific information from renters to include set up requirements, facility rental policies and function requirements;
e) Monitor rentals insuring each group has insurance and is following Woodstock Alcohol policy;
f) Invoices and collects payment for facility rentals;
g) Assists with special events / fundraising coordination;
h) Orders supplies (glasses, tablecloths, plates, cutlery, etc.);
i) Fills out special occasion permits for LCBO;
j) Occasionally solicits, arranges and trains volunteer assistants;
k) Ensures those serving alcohol have smart serve training;
l) Sets up and is present for the duration of all facility rentals and special events and strikes upon completion;
m) Responsible for opening and closing the building;
n) Ensures that appearance of public spaces is maintained at a high standard.

 

Salary rate is $22.10 - $25.98 per hour as per Schedule "A" of the collective agreement. 

Resumes and cover letters will be received online at http://careers.cityofwoodstock.ca no later than 4:00 p.m. June 17, 2019.

The City of Woodstock is an equal opportunity employer.  Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process.  Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

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

 

 

 

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-Kitchener-
Director / Curator
Homer Watson House & Gallery

Full-time Position

Position reports to:

HWHG Foundation Board of Directors

Reporting to this position:
All staff of the HWHG

The mission of the Homer Watson House & Gallery is to preserve and celebrate the legacy of Homer Watson’s creative spirit by stimulating the appreciation, enjoyment and practice of the visual arts.

The Homer Watson House and Gallery is seeking an authentic, bold, creative and highly-adaptable leader who can continue advancing the great work of our amazing team. The Director/Curator is responsible for managing, developing, maintaining and overseeing all aspects of the HWHG, including administration, operations, collection management, exhibition production, programming, public relations and fundraising. This strong leader will guide a professional staff and report to the HWHG Foundation Board of Directors.

As the Gallery’s staff manager, you will build and maintain a positive and productive atmosphere for staff and nurture innovation. You will set and promote the direction and overall vision for the Gallery and implement strategies to attain its goals.

Key Responsibilities: 
Administration:

  • Responsible for the daily operations of the HWHG including financial accountability, best business practices, sustainability, and growth
  • Develops short and long term strategic plans
  • Accountable for budget development, tracking and reporting
  • Responsible for staff management - recruiting, supervising, training and mentoring
  • Oversees programming and marketing activities
  • Maintains the professional policies and procedures necessary to meet provincial and regional standards
  • Identifies and applies for grants at the municipal, provincial, and federal levels
  • Maintains the short and long-term fiscal health of the organization.
  • Accountable to the Board of Directors and is the liaison with funding agencies including; The City of Kitchener, The Region of Waterloo, and community partners and patrons.

Exhibition Production:

  • Creates a multi-year plan for exhibit production and display, aligned with the mission of the HWHG
  • Oversees the showing of each exhibition and ensures a positive experience for artists and patrons
  • Oversees and supports the installation of exhibitions
  • Develops curatorial statements and public-facing exhibition materials
  • Leads efforts to secure financial resources for the execution of exhibitions through a combination of grants, sponsorships, and donations
  • Engages the community to identify and pursue partnerships aligned with the HWHG mission

Programming (Interpretation/Education):

  • Develops and executes an annual plan for community special events
  • Refines the interpretation and education content for programs and tours
  • Develops a programming strategy according to public demand and the mission of the HWHG

Collections Management:

  • Leads curatorial decision-making
  • Establishes priorities for collections development
  • Manages the permanent collection according to industry standards, including acquisitions, deaccessions, donations, and related cataloguing
  • Maintains safe and proper storage protocols; determines existing and future collection storage needs
  • Maintains permanent records, technical files and database records related to the collection
  • Ensures the physical facilities are monitored and maintained with appropriate environmental conditions & security
  • Acts as registrar for the Gallery, creating written catalogue information about works in the permanent collection

Public Relations:

  • Develops and maintains close working relationships with community groups, local artists, organizations, and residents wishing to discuss matters relating to gallery operations such as personal or academic research, display opportunities, or other collaborative projects
  • Liaises with the media, local officials and leaders of other Art Galleries to promote the highest level of awareness of the HWHG in the community

From time to time, duties may change at the direction and discretion of the HWHG foundation board of directors.

Qualifications:

  • A strong candidate will be an experienced leader in arts management, have excellent interpersonal, strategic, analytical and communication skills. They will demonstrate significant experience making sound fiscally responsible decisions; have an aptitude for developing working relationships with various stakeholders and experience with effective fundraising as well as having managed a high performing team.
  • Completion of a university degree in Arts or Cultural Management or Museum studies; graduate level is an asset.
  • Business management education or related business management experience
  • Have a minimum of five years’ experience in similar leadership position including experience leading an arts institution or organization.
  • Have a deep and broad knowledge of the local and Canadian the arts community.
  • Have the ability to effectively supervise, direct, coach, and coordinate staff.
  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work collegially and collaboratively with a team
  • Have experience in strategic planning, forecasting and financial management, fundraising/grant writing, team building, and working with non-profit boards.
  • Have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of internal and external contacts.
  • Have the ability to exercise considerable independence of judgement, action, tact and initiative in performing the work.
  • Training in the governance of not for profit organizations.
  • Have knowledge of municipal, provincial and federal Art Gallery operating standards
  • Experience in Art Gallery curatorial work and administration, including exhibition development, catalogue publishing, and collections management is an asset
  • Demonstrated ability in successful grant writing applications and reporting at the municipal, provincial and federal level.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide a diverse art focused programming and special event portfolio
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email and internet (or other similar software programs)
  • Member of Canadian Museums Association (CMA), Ontario Association of Art Galleries (OAAG) and/or Ontario Museums Association (OMA) preferred

Work Environment:
This position is a full time position and based mostly at the HWHG site with some off site travel required (approximately 10%)

Hours of Work:

This position works weekday hours, with occasional evening and weekend hours

Wages/Compensation:

A Competitive salary is offered, complete with a comprehensive benefit package, and is to be reflective of candidate qualifications.

Driver’s license/vehicle requirements:
Because this position will require some travel, a valid Province of Ontario driver's license with access to a reliable motor vehicle is necessary.

Police check requirements
Because of the environment this position will be working in, the successful candidate will be required to furnish an original Police Information Search (criminal reference check) (working with vulnerable persons) prior to commencement of employment; you must be 18 years of age or older to obtain a vulnerable police check

Successful candidates must provide proof of qualifications and professional references

 

 

 

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-Bowmanville-
Artist Instructor
Visual Arts Centre of Clarington

The Visual Arts Centre of Clarington (VAC) is a not for profit public art gallery and arts education centre located in Bowmanville, ON. The Centre occupies a four-story 1905 Mill, which holds exhibitions spaces and studio spaces including a fully-equipped pottery studio. The VAC is dedicated to the delivery of contemporary art and education to the Clarington Community, the wider Durham Region, and beyond. Educational and public engagement programs are offered to kids, youth, and adults, while exhibitions of contemporary art show the works of Canadian regional and national artists in various stages of their careers.

The VAC is seeking a friendly, energetic and organized artist instructor with a versatile teaching style to teach art classes to children and adults. The VAC is seeking artists from a variety of practices including but not limited to painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, and mixed media.

Position Summary
Position: Artist Instructor (independent contractor position)
Wage: $30.00/hr

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Instruct and supervise VAC art classes for kids and adults
  • Instruct special workshops or school programs when needed
  • Instruct programs and workshops offsite for outreach programming
  • Meet with the Curator to coordinate programming plans and evaluate the success of projects
    and classes
  • Provide class outlines, material lists, class descriptions to the Curator upon request
  • Organize and create projects lessons
  • Prepare and gather materials before class
  • Perform demonstrations for the class on technique and process
  • Collect art materials, appropriate cleanup of the studio after class
  • Keep work areas clean and art supplies stored and organized
  • Provide sufficient notice to the Curator if unable to teach a scheduled class

Qualifications:

  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in teaching and working in an artistic practice
  • Ability to teach various methods and practices to a wide range of age groups

 

Please send your Cover Letter and CV to Sandy Saad, Curator of Exhibitions and Education at curator@vac.ca

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Director / Curator
Art Gallery of York University

The AGYU is located at one of Canada’s most multi-cultural universities situated in the vibrant Greater Toronto Area. The Gallery is a steward of great art and acts as a community hub attracting internal and external members alike. The AGYU also provides opportunities for collaboration with York’s School of Art, Media, Performance and Design as well as other faculties on campus.

Exhibitions take place in the main gallery, a state-of-the-art, climate controlled, fully-wired, 3000 square foot gallery space opened in 2006; in the three vitrines located in the colonnade along the front entrance of the gallery; on school buses and alternative sites; and at other art institutions, galleries, and community spaces reflecting the commitment to community engagement for which York is known. Discussions are also underway for expansion.
In addition to the exhibition of York’s art collections, the AGYU partners with local, national, and international artists in commissioning new work and purpose-built exhibition design.  Current artists criss-cross the Americas: from the USA with Postcommodity to Brazil with Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin de Búrca, and to Mexico with Betsabeé Romero.

The AGYU is also known for its research and stage actions that intentionally inhabit the civic spaces that surround the gallery, opening the GTA to new kinds of possibilities for movement and agency, not to mention diasporic performativity. In this context, the AGYU serves a pedagogical role with the individuals and groups engaged in the activities of the gallery. Hundreds of classes are conducted in the gallery, and the “gallery” goes out to departments across the University, inflecting curricula with contemporary art. Today, the AGYU is considered a leader in experiential learning at York. Ultimately, the AGYU aspires to showcase the potential of what art galleries can be in universities – a place that brings people together while increasing accessibility to art.

Now, we are seeking a new Director / Curator who will identify and lead new strategic opportunities and continue to highlight and increase public access to the AGYU.

Reporting to the Provost & Vice-President Academic, the Director/Curator of the Art Gallery of York University is responsible for the artistic vision of the Gallery, including policies relating to collections, acquisitions and donations, managing the Gallery’s operations and budgets, and, in consultation with the AGYU Advisory Board, developing, organizing and promoting an exhibition program and ancillary events consistent with the mandate of the AGYU. As Director/Curator, you will not only provide artistic direction, you will oversee the management, care, development, dissemination and maintenance of the permanent collection as well as all new acquisitions to further enhance the AGYU’s reputation. As the chief ambassador for the gallery locally, nationally, and internationally, maintain and build upon the gallery's public image and its relationships with the university, gallery members, artists, donors, patrons, partners, stakeholders, and the general public.

As the ideal candidate, you bring significant experience in the management and curatorial work of a public museum or art gallery. Your relevant graduate degree and sound budgetary and business management skills are paired with your ability to develop and implement a strategic vision and innovative programs to showcase AGYU’s collections and exhibits. You are well versed in standard and current museological procedures, practices and techniques, have well developed critical and aesthetic discrimination, and possess the ability to develop appropriate exhibition installations. You will also be expected to lead plans for the expansion of the physical space. The ability to build partnerships and collaborations and the capacity to lead and communicate within an academic environment and the museum and art communities is a must. Practical art school training and experience teaching art history, museology or curatorial practice would be considered an asset.

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The Affirmative Action Program can be found at http://yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University's employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code. York University is committed to employment equity and diversity and a positive and supportive environment.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), accommodation will be provided throughout the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities.

If you’re interested in this opportunity, contact Katherine Frank at kfrank@kbrs.ca or Janet Rose at jrose@kbrs.ca or by calling 1-866-822-6022, or submit your application online at: www.kbrs.ca/Career/12923

 

 

 

 

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-Bowmanville-
Pottery Instructor
Visual Arts Centre of Clarington

Pottery Instructor (independent contractor position)

The Visual Arts Centre of Clarington (VAC) is a not for profit public art gallery and arts education centre located in Bowmanville, ON. The Centre occupies a four-story 1905 Mill, which holds exhibitions spaces and studio spaces including a fully-equipped pottery studio. The VAC is dedicated to the delivery of contemporary art and education to the Clarington Community, the wider Durham Region, and beyond. Educational and public engagement programs are offered to kids, youth, and adults, while exhibitions of contemporary art show the works of Canadian regional and national artists in various stages of their careers.

The VAC is seeking a friendly, energetic and organized pottery instructor with a versatile teaching style to teach pottery classes to children and adults.

Position Summary
Position: Pottery Instructor (independent contractor position)
Wage: $30.00/hr

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Instruct and supervise VAC pottery classes for kids and adults
  • Instruct special workshops or school programs when needed
  • Instruct programs and workshops offsite for outreach programming
  • Meet with the Curator to coordinate programming plans and evaluate the success of projects and classes
  • Provide class outlines, material lists, class descriptions to the Curator upon request
  • Organize and create projects lessons
  • Prepare and gather materials before class
  • Perform demonstrations for the class on technique and process
  • Collect art materials, appropriate cleanup of the studio after class
  • Keep work areas clean and pottery supplies stored and organized
  • Provide sufficient notice to the Curator if unable to teach a scheduled class

Qualifications:

  • Minimum five (5) years experience in teaching and working with pottery
  • Working knowledge of current ceramic and pottery techniques
  • Ability to teach various methods and practices to a wide range of age groups
  • Knowledge in kiln operation - knowledge in proper loading, unloading, and operations of kilns, pugmills, extruders, pottery wheels, and other clay related machinery  

Please send your Cover Letter and CV to Sandy Saad, Curator of Exhibitions and Education at curator@vac.ca 

View the job description on our website.

 

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
International Import/Export Specialist
TOTAL Fine Arts

TOTAL Fine Arts is seeking to fill the position of International Import/Export Specialist.

Our team is growing again to meet customer demand! Seeking applicants for immediate openings. TOTAL Fine Arts is built on experienced staff with a clear understanding of what is expected, the precautions needed, and the absolute care required when handling priceless shipments. This position requires demonstrated knowledge of international shipping industry and customs processes as well as exceptional customer service to high profile clients. You will be required to be proactive and coordinate with international parties, operations departments, and clients to ensure successful project completion. You must be proactive with clients and operations to ensure seamless project management, and immediately communicate any changes that may arise to stakeholders.

The key responsibilities of this position include:

  • Prepare shipping documentation, and work closely with customs brokerage, warehouse and road transport departments
  • Prepare permits related to shipment (i.e. CITES, Cultural Property, etc.)
  • Provide consultative support and advice to our clients in regard to our services.
  • Provide project estimates and respond to RFQs based on scope of work.
  • Offer solutions to clients though our array of services and benefits.
  • Schedule & coordinate shipment bookings with clients with a focus on international moves.
  • Work with and provide support to senior fine arts staff & management.
  • Handle all emails and calls with authority and professionalism.
  • Work in a fast paced environment, keeping an acute attention to detail.

Qualifications:

  • Degree from an accredited college or university with emphasis in Transportation and Logistics, Sales and Marketing, or International Business, preferred but not required.
  • 3+ years of experience with a strong understanding of the freight forwarding business – air and ocean experience required
  • CIFFA certification a must, CITT and/or DG certification an asset
  • Comprehensive understanding of operational procedures regarding air transport, ocean transport, and international import/export process
  • Knowledge of permits, import/export restrictions as related to client projects
  • Experience working with arts and culture community
  • Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office suite, database experience, etc.)
  • Able to take charge, make decisions and positively manage change as and when needed.
  • Understanding best practices for the handling and transporting needs, with a focus on the arts
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Strong administrative and organizational capabilities; attention to detail is an ABSOLUTE MUST.
  • Excellent understanding of customer needs – particularly within the freight forwarding industry
  • Outstanding communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Fluency in English required, additional languages an asset
  • This is a full time position, typically Monday-Friday, with occasional weekends as required. Wage is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Interviews will be held as applications are received. Please submit applications to alauffer@totalfinearts.com.

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Full Time DZ Driver
PACART

Compensation: $55,000 to $65,000
Employment type: Full-time

PACART, Canada's most respected fine art transport company has a full time position available in our Toronto location for Ontario licensed class DZ driver who is energetic, careful, conscientious and pays attention to detail. The successful candidate will possess good interpersonal skills, be customer service oriented and have an interest in the arts.

Requirements:

Must be able to work flexible hours
Valid DZ class Ontario driver’s license
Supply a current CVOR or drivers abstract
Possess a valid DZ class license, valid passport or PR card and be able to travel in the USA when required.
Average physical health (position involves bending and lifting)
Must be bondable
Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug testing screening and participate in a Drug and Alcohol program in accordance with USDOT regulation

Assets:

Provide RCMP or provincial police background check
An interest in the Arts
Relational knowledge of Metro Toronto
City driving experience
Bilingual
Computer literacy

Scope of work:

Local delivery
Long distance driving - single and dual
Over night or out of town driving up to a week at a time
Some onsite and warehouse packing

Salary : Between 55,000 - 65,000

Job Type: Full-time

Required experience:

  • Minimum: 2 years

Required license or certification: DZ

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Full Time AZ Driver
PACART

Compensation:$70,000 +
Employment type: full-time

PACART, Canada's most respected fine art transport company has a full time position available in our Toronto location for Ontario licensed class AZ drivers who is energetic, careful, conscientious and pays attention to detail. The successful candidate will possess good interpersonal skills, be customer service oriented and have an interest in the arts.

Requirements:

  • Must be able to work flexible hours
  • Valid AZ class Ontario driver’s license
  • Supply a current CVOR or drivers abstract
  • Possess a valid AZ class license, valid passport or PR card and be able to travel in the USA when required.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug testing screening and participate in a Drug and Alcohol program in accordance with USDOT regulation

Assets:

  • Provide RCMP or provincial police background check
  • An interest in the Arts
  • Relational knowledge of Metro Toronto
  • City driving experience
  • Bilingual ( Not a requirement )
  • Computer literacy

Scope of work:

Local delivery
Long distance driving - single and dual
Over night or out of town driving up to a week at a time
Some onsite and warehouse packing

Salary: 70,000 +

Job Type: Full-time

Required license or certification: AZ

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Wood Shop / Crate Technician
PACART

Full time

Background
PACART is Canada’s most respected Fine Art and Exhibition Logistics is looking for a talented individual to enhance our Local Service team

Scope of position

The successful candidate for this position will join our team of professional Fine Art Technicians providing:

  • Packing, Crate Construction and Installation services;
  • Local and Regional transportation services in company vehicles;

Qualifications 

The successful candidate should possess:

  • a keen interest in the arts;
  • woodworking skills and experience;
  • relevant experience with packing, handling and installation of a variety of artwork;
  • the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing;
  • a professional appearance;
  • excellent interpersonal and client service skills;
  • detail-oriented organizational skills;
  • the ability to work independently
  • flexibility to travel within Canada and the USA


Please send a cover letter and resume to PACART Devon.giroux@pacart.ca 
Subject Line: Wood Shop / Crate Department

 

 

 

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-Scarborough-
Art Technician
TOTAL Fine Arts

TOTAL Fine Arts, a division of TOTAL Transportation Solutions Inc., is built on experienced staff with a clear understanding of what is expected, the precautions needed, and the absolute care required when handling priceless art and artifacts. Our staff and technicians have a genuine passion for the arts. TOTAL Fine Arts has an immediate opening for an Art Technician to join a team of dedicated professionals serving our clients, including museums, art galleries, private collectors and individual artists.

Job Description:

TOTAL Technicians are required to assist with and carry out tasks including but not limited to transportation, installation and deinstallation, condition reporting, packing/wrapping of sensitive and high value artworks and artifacts, as well as providing support in the fabrication of custom crates and travel systems as needed. The candidate may also be requested to fill in for other areas in the company, aiding in the movement of high value products. Position may include other related duties as required.
The position is based in Scarborough, ON and primarily involves work in the GTA and Southern Ontario region.
The successful candidate will have the following qualities and qualifications:

  • Comfort and demonstrated experience with handling artwork and artifacts
  • High level of care and attention to detail
  • Must be legally allowed to work in Canada
  • Good physical health (position will require regular heavy lifting)
  • Professionalism, discretion and attention to detail
  • Must be bondable

Additional assets to this position include:

  • Valid G level Driver’s license, preference/priority will be given to candidates with AZ/DZ
  • An interest or educational background in the arts
  • Construction, carpentry or woodworking experience considered an asset

This is a full time position, typically Monday-Friday, with occasional weekends as required. Wage is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Interviews will be held as applications are received. Please submit applications to alauffer@totalfinearts.com.

 

 

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Full Time Art Logistics Specialists
PACART

PACART, Canada’s leading Fine Art logistic specialists, is seeking a full-time International Logistics Coordinator to join its dedicated team of professionals in Toronto.

The successful candidate will possess a pleasant telephone manner, exceptional interpersonal skills, and be customer-service oriented.

Job description:

  • Liaise with clients to coordinate packing and shipping of artworks
  • Assist logistics coordinators with estimating and coordinating ground transportation
  • Prepare and Complete import and export documentation for cross-border shipments
  • Invoice shipments upon completion
  • Reception and clerical duties as required
  • Work week standard - Monday to Friday - 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The successful candidates must:

  • Have the ability to meet deadlines
  • Have the ability to cope with changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Have well-honed organizational skills
  • Have flexibility for additional hours as projects dictate
  • Be very detail oriented
  • Possess sales and customer-service experience
  • Practice discretion with confidential information
  • Be punctual
  • Be a creative thinker
  • Be computer literate, working in a PC environment (MS Excel, MS Word)
  • Valid G Class driver’s license, comfortable driving in downtown core and surrounding GTA
  • Experience with air, ocean, ground freight and Canadian import and export customs formalities would be considered an asset

Assets to the position:

  • An interest in the Arts
  • Freight forwarding and/or logistics experience
  • Experience with cross border customs and/or brokerage
  • French as a second language

Wage & Benefits:

  • $18.00 per hour starting rate with review after 6 months’ probationary period
  • Medical / Dental Benefits after 6 months of service
  • Self-directed pension contributions after 1 year of service

Interested candidates may apply by submitting their cover letter and resume to:
employment@pacart.ca

 

 

 

 

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-Burnaby, BC-
Woodworking Specialist / Fine Art Technician
PACART

FULL TIME POSITION

Background:

PACART (www.pacart.ca) is Canada’s most respected Fine Art and Exhibition Logistics provider.

We have recently expanded our Toronto operation and now require a talented individual to enhance our Local Service team

Nature and scope of position:

The successful candidate for this position will join our team of professional Fine Art Technicians providing:

  • Packing, Crate Construction and Installation services;
  • Local and Regional transportation services in company vehicles;

Qualifications: The successful candidate should possess:

  • a keen interest in the arts;
  • woodworking skills and experience;
  • relevant experience with packing, handling and installation of a variety of artwork;
  • a valid Class 5 class Licence (Class 3 or Class 1 licenses are definitely an asset);
  • the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing;
  • a professional appearance;
  • excellent interpersonal and client service skills;
  • detail-oriented organizational skills;
  • the ability to work independently
  • flexibility to travel within Canada and the USA

Job Type: Full-time

Email Resumes to : Devon.giroux@pacart.ca with the heading PACART BC OFFICE

 

 

 

 

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