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Outreach and Events Coordinator, Neighbourhood Arts Network
Toronto Arts Council and Toronto Arts Foundation

Application Deadline: January 3, 2018
Date Posted:December 8, 2017

Start Date: Feburary 5, 2018
Salary: $17,500 - $20,000
Term: Part-time

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION:

Toronto Arts Council and Toronto Arts Foundation

Toronto Arts Council has been the City of oronto's funding body for artists and arts organizations since 1974. TAC plays a major role in sustaining the cultural heart of our city by supporting a wide range of artistic activity, from the emerging artists and arts the challenge convention, to the most established and celebrated institutions. This support cultivates a rich engagement between artists and audiences and reflects the vibrancy of the city of Toronto through the diversity of artists, arts communities and audiences that it serves. By supporting, celebrating, financing and advocating for Toronto’s local artists, Toronto Arts Foundation is improving the quality of life of all Torontonians. Incorporated in 1995 as a non-profit charitable organization, the Toronto Arts Foundation exists to provide the opportunity for individuals, private and public foundations, government agencies and corporate donors to join us in supporting all the various disciplines of art, from independent visual artists to theatre companies, choirs and film festivals, which enhance and enliven our city. Although separate entities, the Toronto Arts Council and Toronto Arts Foundation benefit by being run as sister organizations, ensuring close contact with the arts sector in Toronto and the continuous awareness of needs across the community.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Toronto Arts Foundation is seeking a part time Outreach and Events Coordinator for our Neighbourhood Arts Network. Neighbourhood Arts Network is a network of over 1700 community engaged arts members including artists, arts organizations and community. We catalyze new discussions and relationships. We collect research and share information. We help artists and community organizations do what they do best: enrich Toronto and transform it into a more vibrant, beautiful, livable city.

Responsibilities

Events

  • Organize all aspects of Neighbourhood Arts Network’s events including coordination with partners;
  • Develop action plans and timetables, and organize logistics;
  • Coordinate logistics for Awards receptions;
  • Identify and book event venues and vendors;
  • Coordinate event registration and rsvp lists;
  • Track event related data and analytics;
  • Facilitate info sessions and workshops as required;

Community Engagement

  • Implement outreach activities, which includes identifying and contacting members and community organizations
  • In collaboration with Senior Program Coordinator, create and maintain website content, including listings and blog posts;
  • Create content for social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.)
  • Supervise volunteers (as required);
  • Gather and analyze social media analytics

Administration

  • Office maintenance and organization;
  • Coordinate committee meetings;
  • Conduct research for social media content, events and membership as required;
  • Create and maintain databases & project documents;
  • RFP preparations;
  • Scheduling and updating calendars;
  • Support the Manager and Senior Program Coordinator with administrative tasks as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2-3 years of experience with a demonstrated commitment to community-engaged arts practice in Toronto and to the guiding principles of the Neighbourhood Arts Network. 
 
They will have experience working with event planning, facilitating workshops and events.  They will possess superior writing, communication and organizational skills; excellent presentation and interpersonal skills; an ability to handle a multitude of tasks and deadlines, and a talent for working collaboratively and independently in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment. Lived experience in one of Toronto’s Neighbourhood Improvement Areas or inner suburbs is an asset.
 
Toronto Arts Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity and inclusiveness in its employment.

TO APPLY:

Interested individuals are invited to submit their resume and a covering letter by 5:00 pm on January 3rd, 2018 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Angie Aranda
(416) 397-6802 ext. 218
angie@torontoarts.org
neighbourhoodartsnetwork.org

 


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-Toronto-
Marketing Coordinator
Design Exchange

Application Deadline: December 18, 2017
Date Posted on OAAG: December 8, 2017

Design Exchange is seeking to fill the full-time position of Marketing Coordinator. The Marketing Coordinator will report to and work closely with the Director of Programs and be responsible for the execution of marketing and communication services. The Marketing Coordinator will work closely with full-time members of the DX team, outside service agencies, and manage part-time staff, interns, and volunteers.

JOB RESPONSBILITIES:

Digital Marketing & Social Media:

  • Proficiency with all social media platforms, including but is not limited to: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, SnapChat, Instagram, & Tumblr
  • Build and execute social media strategy through competitive and audience platforms
  • Respond to and resolve all patron inquiries received via social media platforms
  • Create social content in line with mandate and current events
  • Schedule daily posts and post engaging social media dialogue/conversation
  • Grow and foster engaged social media communities

Marketing & Communications:

  • Develop creative and unconventional promotional communication campaigns
  • Executive marketing and communications plans as directed
  • Analyze, measure, and report on campaign effectiveness
  • Benchmark performance against design-related institutions
  • Remain informed with respect to current design programming and events-both locally and internationally - and update reception staff in a timely manner and provide appropriate collateral
  • Uniquely promote programming to organizations and individuals including corss-promotion with third-parties
  • Support museum programming and promotional initiatives, campaigns, contests, and track and report results
  • Coordinate with media partners and PR firms
  • Coordinate with Graphic Designers to implement all printed and online material, including but not limited to brochures, flyers, signage, advertising materials, newsletters, posters, dx.org (website) updates and content management, social media, e-blasts, web ads, and other promotional materials
  • Work with creative team and third party ad servers in the campaign set-up, ad trafficking and monitor digital campaigns
  • Complete quality assurance and testing of creative assets to ensure proper functionality across browsers
  • Write copy for email communications, memos, flyers, websites and other marketing and communications collateral as required
  • Implement admission generating strategies for all programming
  • Assist programming team with invite distribution, guest list coordination, and event coordination
  • Build a unified view of our visitor's journey

Other

  • Manage marketing interns who work at the DX from time-to-time
  • Other duties as assigned from time-to-time

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Creative self-starter, innovative, detail-oriented, and has a passion for storytelling
  • A passion for the mandate and work of Design Exchange
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Related post-secondary degree or diploma in a relevant discipline (i.e., Communication, Journalism, Marketing)
  • Previous social media management experience preferred (minimum of 2 years)
  • Strong knowledge of social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat, etc. and management tools
  • Experience and skill with tools such as Asana, Slack, and Photoshop
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills and ability to work independently
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational skills and task management
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and react quickly to trends and opportunities
  • Innate knowledge of engaging content
  • Knowledge of the design industry is an asset
  • Strong working knowledge of Apple computers, Microsoft Office

Pleas e-mail your CV and cover letter with salary expections to Nina Boccia, Director of Programs, at nina@dx.org. We thank all applicants for their interest. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Applications due Monday, December 18, 2017.

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Director, Museum & Heritage Services
Workman Arts

Application Deadline: January 7, 2018
Date Posted: December 7, 2017

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION:

Workman Arts

Workman Arts is an arts and mental health organization known internationally for its artistic collaborations, presentations, knowledge exchange, best practices and research on the impact of the arts on the quality of life of people living with mental illness and addiction.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Toronto is Canada's largest city and fourth largest in North America. Home to a diverse population of nearly three million people, it is a global centre of business, finance, arts and culture and is consistently ranked among world's most livable cities.

As a leader with a passion for history and heritage, you will oversee the City's historical museums and an extensive portfolio of heritage assets. Leading a team of curatorial, program and conservation professionals, you will manage the portfolio, actively promoting it with residents and visitors from across Canada and around the world. Working strategically and collaboratively with key stakeholders, you will guide the development of Toronto's 10 historical museums, including Fort York National Historic Site. As well, you will direct the maintenance and restoration of heritage properties as well as oversee significant collections of historic objects and archaeological specimens and the City's collection of moveable fine art.

Experienced in managing and promoting heritage assets, you have strategic and operational planning credentials and are comfortable working with diverse stakeholders. You are also adept at increasing attendance and maximizing revenue through operations, donors and government sources. An experienced leader and motivator, you inspire high quality customer service and high performance among your team.

The City of Toronto is committed to fostering a positive and progressive workforce that is representative of the citizens we serve. We will provide equitable treatment and accommodation to ensure barrier-free employment in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the City of Toronto's Accommodation Policy. You can request accommodation related to the protected grounds at any stage in the City's hiring process i.e. application, assessment, placement.

TO APPLY:

For further information about this role please click here: www.odgersberndtson.com/en/careers/14420.  To explore this opportunity further, please contact Sarah Adams by email:  sarah.adams@odgersberndtson.com  

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Sarah Adams
sarah.adams@odgersberndtson.com
https://www.toronto.ca/explore-enjoy/history-art-culture/museums/

 


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-Toronto-
Richard and Elizabeth Currie Chief, Public Programming and Learning
Art Gallery of Ontario

Application Deadline: December 29, 2017
Date Posted: December 8, 2017

Richard and Elizabeth Currie Chief, Public Programming and Learning
Regular Full-Time; 35 Hours per Week

At the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), we bring people together with art to see, experience and understand the world in new ways.

The Richard and Elizabeth Currie Chief, Public Programming and Learning will be responsible for articulating, advocating for and executing the AGO’s vision, strategy and priorities for public engagement and participation through learning events and programs, onsite, offsite and online. The successful candidate will lead and manage all aspects of the AGO’s interpretive planning, visitor research, community programs and partnerships, artist-in-residence and public programming for all ages to build public engagement with art and the AGO experience.  
Reporting to the Michael and Sonja Koerner Director, and CEO, The Chief, Public Programming and Learning will also serve as a lead partner on the AGO’s Diversity & Inclusion Strategy and work collaboratively with Leadership Team colleagues as a team member to achieve the AGO’s strategic goals and corporate success.
Our ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Graduate degree in Education, Art History, Museology/Museum Studies
  • Experience as a senior manager in a museum, arts or cultural institution, or related not-for-profit organization
  • Comprehensive knowledge of museum education goals and structures of educational systems
  • Expertise in theory, practice and trends in public education, communication, programming trends, audience research, evaluation methodologies, and public expectations and needs
  • Commitment to promote the interests and concerns of public education in the art museum
  • Demonstrated interest in and commitment to contemporary museological thinking
  • Comprehensive knowledge of information systems and applications through technology; knowledge of appropriate computer and digital programs
  • Proactive, measured, and disciplined approach to day-to-day operations of the business
  • Strategic thinker with ability to drive results
  • Superior creative abilities and analytical skills
  • Exceptional communication skills and strength of character
  • Ability to make tough, evidence-based decisions in a collaborative, mission-driven organization
  • Inspiring, collaborative leadership and interpersonal effectiveness
  • Ability to lead through others, effectively negotiate, and build commitment within an organization 
  • Demonstrated capacity to establish rapport and to foster productive relationships with supervisors, colleagues, direct reports and staff and volunteers at all levels to create an environment where ideas and information are easily exchanged
  • Demonstrated people, organizational and administrative management skills with emphasis on ability to manage creative talent effectively
  • Experience managing a unionized/volunteer workforce an asset
  • Experience teaching in the school system an asset
  • Experience as an educator in a gallery setting an asset


Interested? Apply now by visiting our website at www.ago.net/jobs.

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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-Whitchurch-Stouffville-
Art Instructor
Latcham Gallery

Application Deadline: December 18, 2017
Date Posted: December 8, 2017

Terms: Contract
Wage: $ 30.00 per in-class hour
Anticipated Start Date: January 20, 2018

The Latcham Gallery seeks a highly creative, responsible, energetic and flexible individual for the position of Art Instructor to add to our dynamic education team. The Art Instructor will be responsible for planning, designing and delivering a wide range of art activities for our children and youth in 8-10 week art classes and/or full day workshops and/or 1 week camps.  The ideal candidate will have some post-secondary education in visual arts, art history, art education, museum studies or equivalent experience. S/he will have a minimum of two years experience in an art educational role with experience developing lesson and activity plans. Experience working with children is required. Additional training/experience in recreation or early childhood education is an asset. Fluency in English is required. Current First Aid/CPR certification and a valid Police Check will be required.

Please email your cover letter and resume in one document with your name in the subject by December 18, 2017 to:

Jennifer Onlock
Education Programs Manager
The Latcham Gallery
Email: info@latchamgallery.ca

Please put your name in the subject line of your email and in the titles of your resume and cover letter.

The Latcham Gallery seeks to “educate, challenge and inspire”.  Established in 1979, The Latcham Gallery is one of two public art galleries in York Region.  It is dedicated to providing opportunities for members of the community to view art and the ideas that artists express through contemporary art.  In addition, we provide people of all ages the chance to try their hand at art, express themselves and learn techniques through educational programs.

Interviews will begin when sufficient resumes are received.
Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Artistic Producer
Native Women in the Arts

Application Deadline: January 3, 2018
Date Posted: December 5, 2017

Salary: $41,000-$45,000
Term: Part-Time

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION:

Native Women in the Arts

Our Vision:

The reclamation and advancement of Indigenous cultural and artistic expression by Indigenous women within the diverse artistic landscape of this country.

Mission and Mandate:

Native Women in the Arts (NWIA) is Canada’s leading arts organization for Indigenous women artists working at the intersection of traditional and contemporary practices.

NWIA supports multi-disciplinary artistic expression by connecting, training and presenting emerging, mid-career and established female artists whose work reflects a commitment to art, culture, community, and the advancement of Indigenous people.

NWIA serves as a site of artistic exchange, encouraging dialogue between artists and audiences about social, cultural and political issues and their relationship to artistic expression.

Though focused on the development of Indigenous women as creators, our projects are inclusive of youth, men and two-spirited artists, and our programming connects to a diverse participant and audience base, predominantly across Ontario.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Mission and Mandate: 

Native Women in the Arts (NWIA) is Canada’s leading arts organization for Indigenous women artists working at the intersection of traditional and contemporary practices. NWIA supports multi-disciplinary artistic expression by connecting, training and presenting emerging, mid-career and established female artists whose work reflects a commitment to art, culture, community, and the advancement of Indigenous people. Thought focused on the development of Indigenous women as creators, our projects are inclusive of youth, men and two-spirited artists, and our programming connects to a diverse participant and audience base, predominantly in Toronto and across Ontario.

NWIA is currently seeking a dynamic and creative professional with experience in Indigenous arts to become our new Artistic Producer. This is an exciting position with a great deal of creative freedom. The role includes taking a leadership role on artistic and community projects, the management of a small team of staff, grant writing and reporting, working with a dedicated Board of Directors, and allows for creative and professional growth including occasional travel opportunities. This position offers a starting annual salary of $41- 45K depending on experience, and is a 4-day per week position that includes paid vacation, sick days and cultural leave. 

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • Strong leadership, organizational and communication skills.
  • A deep understanding of, commitment to and engagement with the vision of Native Women in the Arts.
  • 3 years of experience in a management and/or production in the arts and culture sector.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated experience within Indigenous arts and culture.
  • Experience in producing community-engaged arts projects or programs.
  • Success in grant writing, with an understanding of the current arts funding climate.
  • Fundraising experience will be considered an asset.
  • Demonstrated experience-managing budgets, including budget preparation, forecasting and reporting.
  • Demonstrated project management, administration and organizational skills.
  • Collegiality
In brief, duties include but are not limited to:

Curation and Production
  • Curates and coordinates Native Women in the Arts projects: performances, concerts, exhibits, symposiums, and community development projects. (See www.nwia.ca for recent projects)
Fundraising and Grant Writing
  • Identifies opportunities and prepares grant applications for funding from arts councils and other public funders.
  • Works with the Board of Directors and consultants to develop fundraising strategies for donors and a small selection of corporate donors.
Management
  • Manages a small team of staff, delegating responsibilities in areas related to their employment contract.
  • Oversees budget, payment of staff, and project related invoices.
  • Oversees, with oversight and support from the Policy and Operations Committee, hiring of new staff, employee reviews, and exit interviews if requested.
Community Liaison
  • Builds a positive profile for NWIA by developing community-based partnerships with Indigenous and arts focused organizations, and liaising with funders, artists and arts presenters.
Promotion & Marketing
  • Promotes and publicizes all projects, events and activities at NWIA with the assistance of the Events Committee and NWIA Staff.
Finances
  • Prepares project and operating budgets and reporting with assistance from our Bookkeeper.

TO APPLY:

Candidates should submit a resume and cover letter that highlight your relevant experience no later than January 3, 2018 to hiring@nwia.ca.No phone inquiries, please. Due to the high-level of applications, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact Info: Hiring Committee, hiring@nwia.ca
Website: http://www.nwia.ca 

 

 

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-Mississuaga-
Digital Audio & Sound Design Instructor, Summer Camp
Living Arts Centre

Application Deadline: December 21, 2017
Date Posted: December 6, 2017

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION:

Living Arts Centre

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

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Centre is seeking a creative, dynamic, and talented individual to join the Summer Camp instructor team. The successful candidate is responsible for the design, development, and facilitation of a digital audio creation program for youth ages 11-14.  Various elements of audio editing, track mixing & manipulation, and digital recording should be explored in preparation for a showcase at the end of each week.  For more information regarding our camp programs, please visit our website at www.livingartscentre.ca.

Responsibilities

  • Design, develop and facilitate an age appropriate digital audio arts curriculum & end of week showcase
  • Demonstrated group management techniques
  • Material set up and clean up as required
  • Work with groups of up to 18 participants
  • Represent the Living Arts Centre with adept customer servic
  • Assist in the training, skill development, leadership, and motivation of youth volunteers
  • Participate in the implementation of studio health and safety practices
  • Work within the policies and procedures set out by the Centre

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications

  • Post secondary diploma, degree or equivalent in music, sound design, audio engineering, professional DJ experience or related discipline
  • Minimum of 2 years instructing experience
  • Experience teaching in an educational setting
  • Experience working in a camp setting with children and youth
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated group management techniques
  • Proven customer service, problem solving and leadership skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • First Aid / CPR training an asset
  • Worked with youth volunteers an asset

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

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

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

TO APPLY:

Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and resume by December 21, 2017 to:

Brian Dittmer – Coordinator, Camps & Specialty Programs
Email: brian.dittmer@livingarts.on.ca
 
Please note that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Brian Dittmer
brian.dittmer@livingarts.on.ca
livingartscentre.ca

 

 

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Northeastern Representative
Ontario Arts Council

Application Deadline: December 15, 2017 at 5pm
Date Posted: December 5, 2017

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION:

Ontario Arts Council

The Ontario Arts Council is a publicly funded agency of Ontario’s Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport. OAC’s primary purpose is to award grants to professional artists and arts organizations.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Ontario Arts Council is a publicly funded agency of Ontario’s Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport.  OAC’s primary purpose is to award grants to professional artists and arts organizations.
 
Northeastern Representative
Competition number: 15-17
Deadline for submissions: December 15, 2017 at 5pm
Position type: Regular Part-time
Hours: 30 hrs/week, up to 44 hrs/week when travelling
Affiliation: Unionized
Location: Sudbury area, work from home
Remuneration: $46 211 - $69 316
 
Ontario Arts Council (OAC) requires an accomplished and connected community animator to be our representative in the Northeast region. Your presence will create a deepened connection and public awareness of the OAC and the granting programs and services we offer.
 
Responsibilities:

  • Meet with artists and arts organizations, and other community based organizations, regularly to provide local face-to-face interaction, information sessions, and easy access to program guidance.
  • Identify and develop collaborative opportunities and strategies to build and or increase capacities of communities, arts organizations and artists to access our programs and to strengthen the arts in the region. 
  • Regular written and verbal reporting.
  • Generate and maintain a database/list of regional contacts used for Outreach and other purposes.
  • Support granting officers when they travel throughout the region by arranging for and recommending locations and/or artists and organizations to meet with.
  • Travel up to two times per month to different communities in the region as well as occasional travel to OAC’s Toronto office is required.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Multidisciplinary knowledge of the arts, individual artists and arts organizations in Northeastern Ontario.
  • Deep understanding of the economic, cultural, and social challenges and opportunities in the region
  • Experienced in community development and coaching
  • Verbal and written communication skills in English and French at the advanced level.
  • Your collaborative nature and cross cultural awareness allows you to build interpersonal relationships with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Knowledge of and experience working with the Francophone and Aboriginal communities in the area.
  • Self- starter and strategic thinker with solid organizational and administrative skills, sound judgment and ability to multi-task and work independently.
  • Effective verbal and written communicator, with excellent interpersonal, facilitation and presentation skills.
  • Experienced and knowledgeable in grant writing and public funding systems.
  • Intermediate to advanced computer literacy in Excel, Word, Outlook and database programs.
  • Valid driver’s license required in order to travel to remote locations.

TO APPLY:

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume by 5 p.m. (please note that applications that do not include a cover letter will not be considered):
http://www.arts.on.ca/about-us/careers-at-oac

 

 

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-Mississauga-
Fashion & Textiles Insturctor, Summer Camp
Living Arts Centre

Application Deadline: December 21, 2017
Date Posted: December 4, 2017

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION:

Living Arts Centre

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

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Centre is seeking a creative, dynamic, and talented individual to instruct our Creative Couture program as part of the Centre’s Summer Camp offerings. This popular 1 week program for ages 8-10 & 11-14 introduces campers to the fundamentals of sewing, fashion design, and other textile and fibre arts, including pattern drafting, fashion construction, fashion accessories, soft sculpture and screen printing. The successful candidate will follow guidelines developed by the Studio Arts department to create safe, encouraging, and creative learning environments for children and youth participants.  For more information regarding our Camps program please visit our website at www.livingartscentre.ca.

Responsibilities

  • Design, develop, and facilitate age appropriate fashion & textiles camp curricula & end of week showcases
  • Material set up and clean up
  • Work with groups of up to 18 participants
  • Represent the Living Arts Centre with adept customer service
  • Assist in the training, skill development, leadership, and motivation of youth volunteers
  • Participate in the implementation of studio health and safety practices
  • Work within the policies and procedures set out by the Centre

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Post-secondary degree, diploma and/or equivalent experience in textile/fibre arts, fashion design and/or sewing
  • Minimum of 2 years instructing experience
  • Knowledge of sewing, fashion construction and fibre arts
  • Experience teaching children sewing & fashion design
  • Experience teaching in an educational setting
  • Experience working in a camp setting with children and youth
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated group management techniques
  • Proven customer service, problem solving and leadership skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • First Aid / CPR training an asset
  • Worked with youth volunteers an asset

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

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

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

TO APPLY:

Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and resume by December 21, 2017 to:

Brian Dittmer – Coordinator, Camps & Specialty Programs
Email: brian.dittmer@livingarts.on.ca
 
Please note that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Brian Dittmer
brian.dittmer@livingarts.on.ca
livingartscentre.ca

 

 

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-Mississauga-
Film Instructor - March Break & Summer Camps (Contract)
Living Arts Centre

Application Deadline: December 21, 2017
Date Posted: December 4, 2017

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION:

Living Arts Centre

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

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Living Arts Centre is seeking a creative, dynamic, and talented individual to instruct our “T.V. Techniques” and "Movie Makers" programs as part of the Centre’s camp offerings. These popular programs for ages 11-14 introduces campers to the fundamentals of film making, including script development, story boards, lighting and sound while creating a short film. The successful candidate will follow guidelines developed by the Studio Arts department to create safe, encouraging, and creative learning environments for youth participants.  For more information regarding our camp programs, please visit our website at www.livingartscentre.ca.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop, create and execute lesson plans
  • Present lessons and activities in a manner appropriate to the audience
  • Assist in the training, skills development, leadership and motivation of teen volunteers
  • Participate in the implementation of studio health and safety practices, including studio setup and clean up
  • Material set up and clean up as required
  • Work with groups up to 16 participants
  • Represent the Living Arts Centre with adept customer service
  • Work within the policies and procedures set out by the Centre

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications:

  • Post secondary diploma, degree or equivalent in film education, arts education, or related discipline
  • Knowledge of film making and editing
  • Teaching/program design and delivery experience
  • Minimum of 2 years instructing experience
  • Experience teaching in an educational setting
  • Experience working in a camp setting with children and youth
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated group management techniques
  • Proven customer service, problem solving and leadership skills
  • First Aid / CPR training an asset
  • Worked with youth volunteers an asset

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

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

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

TO APPLY:

Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and resume by December 21, 2017 to:

Brian Dittmer – Coordinator, Camps & Specialty Programs
Email: brian.dittmer@livingarts.on.ca
 
Please note that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Brian Dittmer
brian.dittmer@livingarts.on.ca
livingartscentre.ca

 

 

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-Calgary, AB-
Assistant Professor, Department of Art
University of Calgary

Application Deadline: December 15, 2017
Date Posted on OAAG: December 5, 2017

The Department of Art invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2018. The area is print media with a specialization in lithography, intaglio, or serigraphy.

As part of the Faculty of Arts, the Department of Art offers the undergraduate BFA degree in Visual Studies and the graduate MFA degree, and it has a BA degree in Art History. Applicants are expected to develop a program of creative research, teach undergraduate and graduate courses and seminars, supervise and mentor students engaged in studio practice, commit to departmental and university service, and engage with the community.

The successful candidate will possess a studio based MFA degree but a studio based PhD in the field of art or post-secondary art education will be considered. The candidate will have a record of high quality peer-reviewed creative research, and excellence in relevant studio-based post-secondary teaching experience in lithography, intaglio, or serigraphy. In addition to a creative studio practice in printmaking, effectiveness in one or more of the following will be an asset: drawing, sculpture, painting or other contemporary practices, and the ability to advance indigenous pedagogies and indigenous knowledge. The candidate will have demonstrated success in obtaining creative research funding and grants.

Applications should include a detailed curriculum vitae; a statement of creative research interests and expertise; a teaching dossier that includes sample course outlines, a concise statement of teaching philosophy that indicates an understanding of working with students developing their studio practice, and evidence of teaching excellence; one or two samples of peer-reviewed work that demonstrate engagement with contemporary approaches to art; and three letters of reference to be sent directly to the Department under separate cover.

The University of Calgary believes that a respectful workplace, equal opportunity and building a diverse workforce contribute to the richness of the environment for teaching, learning and research, and provide faculty, staff, students and the public with a university that reflects the society it serves.

The University and the Faculty of Arts are implementing strategies to bring indigenous perspectives into all aspects of teaching, learning, and research.

Electronic submissions in PDF format for both the application and the letters of reference are encouraged.

To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by the deadline date of December 15, 2017, to:

Dr. Brian Rusted, Head
Department of Art
Faculty of Arts
University of Calgary
Art Building, 612
2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4
Email: nethier@ucalgary.ca

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

 

 

 

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-Calgary, AB-
Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Indigenous Heritage
University of Calgary

Application Deadline: January 15, 2018
Date Posted on OAAG: December 5, 2017

The University of Calgary is seeking three Canada Research Chairs (Tier II) in support of its Indigenous Strategy. The Department of Anthropology and Archaeology and the Department of Art in the Faculty of Arts jointly invite applications for one of these appointments, a Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Indigenous Heritage. We are seeking a scholar who will establish and maintain an active research program leading to excellence in museum studies and intangible heritage. The successful candidate will be appointed at the rank of Assistant Professor (Tenure-track) or Associate Professor (with tenure). The anticipated start date is July 1, 2018.

The successful candidate will hold a PhD in a heritage-related field. The candidate should have a strong research record on indigenous heritage and museum practices that emphasizes intangible heritage, indigenous knowledges and archaeologies, or intellectual property rights. The successful candidate will bring an indigenous perspective to our programs. They will demonstrate research leadership in the fields of intangible heritage and museum studies and their impact in the process of reconciliation between indigenous peoples and settler society.

The successful candidate will demonstrate evidence of excellence in both research and teaching informed by indigenous epistemologies, ontologies, methodologies and knowledges. The successful candidate will demonstrate research excellence through peer-reviewed publications and community engaged research projects, community development or other applied outcomes, and a track record of securing research grants. Evidence of excellence in teaching may be demonstrated via a teaching dossier (including a convincing statement of teaching philosophy, indigenous pedagogies, strong teaching evaluations, and an exceptional record of commitment to teaching, supervision, and mentorship). The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability to develop partnerships with indigenous communities in their field of research. Service to the home department, faculty, University and community will be expected.

The successful candidate at the Assistant Professor level must demonstrate evidence of a track record of publications in high quality journals, securing external research funding, and effectiveness in teaching at the university level. The successful candidate at the Associate Professor level must demonstrate evidence of; a strong track record of publications in high quality journals, securing ongoing external research funding, successfully completing research projects with indigenous communities, and excellence in university level teaching and graduate student supervision.

The Department of Anthropology and the Department of Art are both housed in the Faculty of Arts. The Department of Art administers the Faculty's Museum and Heritage Studies interdisciplinary program that attracts students from across the University, particularly Anthropology and Archaeology, and History. The program is oriented to students with interests in the history, theory, ethics, policy, management, or critical analysis of institutions involved in practices of collection, preservation and exhibition. As part of its Indigenous Strategy, the Faculty has created eight tenure-track positions in Indigenous research and scholarship, across various departments. These individuals will facilitate cross-disciplinary and collaborative research, education and outreach by building on indigenous knowledges, cultures, traditions and experiences developed among, and in partnership with, First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in Canada. The Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Heritage will provide leadership in these areas, and will be appointed to a home department in the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, or the Department of Art, as appropriate.

Candidates for the Tier II Canada Research Chair in Indigenous Heritage must be excellent emerging researchers who possess the necessary qualifications to be appointed at the Assistant/Associate Professor Level. Tier II Chairs must have completed their PhD less than 10 years ago at the time of their nomination. Applicants who are more than 10 years from having earned their highest degree (and where career breaks exist, such as maternity, parental or extended sick leave, clinical training, etc.) may have their eligibility for a Tier II Chair assessed through the program’s Tier II justification process. Please contact UCalgary’s Office of Research Services for more information: ipd@ucalgary.ca. Further information about the Canada Research Chairs Program can be found on the Government of Canada’s CRC website, including eligibility criteria.

Interested individuals are encouraged to submit an application online via the 'Apply Now' link and include:

  • Letter of interest and curriculum vitae, including a statement providing evidence of the applicant’s connection to the Indigenous community
  • Three examples of recent scholarly work
  • Evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness
  • Description of a proposed 5-year research plan for the Chair

Applicants should also arrange to have three confidential letters of reference to be submitted directly to the Chair of the selection committee:

Dr. Brian Moorman
Associate Dean, Research and Infrastructure
Faculty of Arts, University of Calgary
Email: moorman@ucalgary.ca

Questions regarding this opportunity should be addressed to Dr. Brian Moorman by email (moorman@ucalgary.ca)

Application Deadline: January 15, 2018

For more information and to apply, please visit the university’s career page.

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here; in particular, we encourage members of the four designated groups (women, Aboriginal People, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities) to apply. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however in appropriate circumstances, preference in hiring may be accorded to candidates from the groups noted above. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. To ensure a fair and equitable assessment, we offer accommodation at any stage during the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. Questions regarding diversity or requests for accommodation can be sent to Human Resources (hrhire@ucalgary.ca).

 

 

 

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-Peterborough-
Manager, Arts, Culture & Heritage Division
File#17-P-75

City of Peterborough

Application deadline: January 11, 2018
Date Posted: December 4, 2017

JOB DETAILS:

This position is responsible to manage and direct Arts, Culture & Heritage Division facilities, programs, and services including the Art Gallery of Peterborough, the Heritage Preservation Office, and the Peterborough Museum & Archives.  They will guide the Municipal Cultural Plan; coordinate the City’s Public Art Program; guide/ support cultural community development projects; liaise with the Peterborough Public Library; and manage the City’s Immigration portfolio.

QUALIFICATIONS:

We require an individual who has a Masters degree in Arts, History, Social Sciences, Business, or Public Administration plus a degree or recognized certificate in Museum/Cultural Studies or a Master of Library Science degree coupled with a minimum of five years' related multi-disciplinary management experience in a municipal environment.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent administrative and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership, management and team-building skills to effectively coach, motivate and direct the work of others.
  • Excellent planning, forecasting, and financial/budget management skills.
  • Knowledge of effective performance management practices; training and development techniques; and of the Collective Bargaining process.
  • The ability to interpret and apply the collective agreement and to achieve positive labour-management relations.
  • Well-developed communication, facilitation, negotiation, and public relations skills to build effective relationships within the corporation and throughout the community.
  • The ability to problem-solve beyond conventional methods, champion and manage change, gain the cooperation of others, and build confidence among peers, City Council, and the community.
  • A creative/innovative focus on service delivery, a commitment to continuous improvement, respect for the diversity of opinions and perspectives, and be comofrtable with a certain level of ambiguity and constantly changing priorities.
  • The ability to function in a computerized work environment including proficiency using word processing, spreadsheet, and database software packages.

Salary: $101,827 - $111,303 (2018 rate)

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a resume and cover letter, quoting file number (#17-P-75) no later than 12:00 pm on Thursday, January 11, 2018 to:

City of Peterborough, Human Resources Division, City Hall, 500 George Street North, Peterborough, Ontario K9H 3R9. Fax: (705) 742-7021 hr@peterborough.ca

The City of Peterborough is an organization that strives to embrace the spirit of inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility.  We are an equal opportunity employer committed to building an inclusive and barrier-free environment in which all individuals have access to the City's goods, services and facilities.  If contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation.

The personal information submitted for employment is collected under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be used to determine eligibility for employment. We thank you for your application, but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

For more information and job opportunities visit: peterborough.ca/jobs

 

 

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-Alberta-
Executive Director
Southern Alberta Art Gallery

The Southern Alberta Art Gallery (SAAG) is seeking applications for a full-time Executive Director.

SAAG is a leading Canadian contemporary art gallery committed to the learning and growth of our visitors and community. We are a bridge between artists and audiences, a platform to access, experience and engage in the ideas of our time. The Gallery is in an extraordinary phase of growth having secured $2.7 million to expand administrative, storage, programming, and visitor facilities by 2020.

Job Summary:
The Executive Director works to further the Southern Alberta Art Gallery’s mandate: to foster the work of contemporary artists who challenge boundaries; encourage broad public engagement; and promote awareness and exploration of artistic expression. SAAG’s work extends to local, national and international communities.

The Executive Director reports to SAAG’s volunteer Board of Directors, sits on the Board Executive, supervises all curatorial and administrative staff, and is responsible for leading, developing and enacting the strategic vision of the Southern Alberta Art Gallery.

The position is accountable for leadership in all areas of operation including finance, human resources, fund development, government relations, communications, and gallery programming. The Executive Director will ensure the continued development of advocacy, engagement, and strong relationships with our local, regional, national and international communities.

Qualifications:
Masters degree in Arts Administration, Curatorial Studies, Management, or a similar field of study is preferred although equivalent combination of education and experience will also be considered. 8 to 10 years related experience in an art gallery, museum, or not-for-profit organization. Excellent governance and leadership skills should be evident as should strong networks of communication across Canada’s cultural landscape.

Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent organizational, administration, verbal and written communication and curatorial skills. Proven leadership ability and financial management skills
  • Excellent skills with strategic development and organizational planning
  • Demonstrated experience with fund development including major gifts and capital campaigns
  • Experience with project management pertaining to capital expansions
  • A proven ability to work effectively with a Board of Directors, with professional staff, volunteers, artists, members of the community, other community based organizations and municipal government organizations
  • Previous experience with municipal, provincial and national cultural government agencies, related institutions and funding bodies
  • Demonstrated commitment and expertise in contemporary art and culture
  • Possess an open-minded, progressive attitude valuing creativity, innovation, collaboration, diversity, and inclusiveness.
  • Strong critical writing skills and critical thinking about art and culture in Canada.

Employee status: Full-time, permanent

Application deadline: December 17, 2017

Please email cover letter and comprehensive Curriculum Vitae to:
Carol Williams
Chair, SAAG Board of Directors
601 3rd Avenue S.
Lethbridge, AB
T1J 0H4
carol.williams@uleth.ca

The Southern Alberta Art Gallery is an equal opportunity employer and thanks all applicants for their interest in the Gallery. Only those short-listed will be contacted.

 

 

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-Vancouver-
President & Vice-Chancellor
Emily Carr University of Art + Design

Emily Carr University of Art + Design is the only accredited public university in British Columbia solely devoted to the creative sector. A dynamic, nimble learning community, Emily Carr is a worldwide centre of excellence in trans-disciplinary, inclusive, and socially engaged art and design education and research: the University and its alumni are shaping cultural geography, from the local to the global. Located in the diverse city of Vancouver, on the strikingly beautiful West Coast of Canada, Emily Carr has opened a new state-of-the-art campus for 21st-century learning and public engagement, in the growing cultural centre of Great Northern Way.

Established in 1925, Emily Carr University of Art + Design is home to a 1,855 FTE student body and more than 300 faculty, staff, and administrators. The University offers certificate and undergraduate programs that are globally recognized as central to their communities of practice, and graduate programs and research agendas that shape new and emerging practices and scholarship. 

Emily Carr seeks a full-time, permanent President + Vice Chancellor who will work with the diverse constituencies of the University to maintain its core strengths while developing its emerging potential. With leadership that is inclusive, progressive, and agile, the President will foster interconnection and interdisciplinary collaboration, building relationships internally and with Emily Carr’s broader communities, including the arts community and Indigenous peoples. With a deep affinity for art and design culture, the President will champion a dedicated and passionate faculty, staff, and student body, continuing to develop the University’s reputation and scholarly impact.

As Chief Executive of the University, the President + Vice Chancellor will report to the Board of Governors and play an integral role in establishing and achieving Emily Carr’s strategic direction and academic priorities. The President will act with full authority of the Board and on behalf of the University for all internal and external matters affecting Emily Carr. The President will provide leadership and direction to Emily Carr’s senior leadership team, as well as to the community of the University more broadly, including academic, professional, and administrative staff.

The ideal candidate will be an accomplished scholar with a terminal degree, proven leadership experience in academic settings, and strong ties to the art, design, and creative industries. Engaging, intellectually curious, and courageous, Emily Carr’s new President will explore the unknown and create emergent opportunities, sharing the University’s belief that education and research in the creative fields is vital for the cultural and economic growth of local and global communities. 

Emily Carr University of Art + Design address: 520 East 1st Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5T 0H2. 

Qualifications and accountabilities: terminal degree (MFA or Ph.D) and senior academic leadership experience (10 years +) sufficient to lead a university with over 300 faculty and staff and over 1,800 students. Excellent written and oral communication in English are required.

All responses to Caldwell Partners are confidential. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Please indicate your interest in Project 170617 at www.caldwellpartners.com/apply.php or email Rochelle Miller: rmiller@caldwellpartners.com

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Administrative Coordinator, Collections and Public Programs
Aga Khan Museum

Application Deadline: December 12, 2017
Date Posted: December 04, 2017

The Aga Khan Museum (AKM) in Toronto, Canada offers visitors a window into worlds unknown or unfamiliar: the artistic, intellectual, and scientific heritage of Muslim civilizations across the centuries from the Iberian Peninsula to China. Its mission is to foster a greater understanding and appreciation of the contribution that Muslim civilizations have made to world heritage. Through education, research, and collaboration, the Museum will inform and inspire audiences from all cultures by presenting art created in the Muslim world throughout the past fourteen centuries, along with current paths of artistic practice and cultural development.

Purpose of Position

Reporting to the Director, Collections and Public Programs (DCPP), the Administrative Coordinator, Collections and Public Programs (CPP) is responsible for coordinating logistics and providing administrative support to the DCPP, and the CPP team, thereby contributing to the effective running of the division.

Key Responsibilities

  • Providing administrative support to the DCPP, e.g. managing the diary, coordinating meetings and dealing with paperwork, including general divisional correspondence, invoices etc. as necessary, to ensure the overall effectiveness of the CPP Division
  • Being the first point of general contact for the CPP division, providing templated responses to ensure accurate and prompt communication when dealing with internal and external enquiries and/or requests, directly or in consultation with the CPP team members, as appropriate
  • Creating and maintaining a CPP calendar that records ALL public programming in the year (to include AKM program dates, important annual dates for the entire AKM institution, holidays, academic/tourism cycles, key Toronto festival/cultural dates and international days of observance)
  • Liaising with other AKM departments on behalf of the CPP division, for example, making and checking appointments, scheduling trainings, distributing information and progress chasing
  • Supporting the CPP team members in liaising and following-up with Finance and Operations as needed, for logistics related to divisional transactions (e.g. contracts, financial requisitions, vendor payments, travel claims etc). This will also include collecting data and settling the actual expenses for events as well as supporting the contracting process by liaising between the artist/artist-reps and internal teams to coordinate and update information for contracts, logistics and production
  • Supporting the coordinated scheduling and booking of all public programs including Performing Arts, Education and other divisional events in the booking system (Artifax);
  • Liaising between the CPP division and the Marketing and Communications/ Development divisions for the collection and management of content for institutional use
  • Providing administrative and logistical support relating to loans, rotations and exhibitions, as and when needed
  • Providing administrative TMS support relating to Thesaurus development, English/ French Terms and Names t. 416.646.4677 f. 416.646.4665 info@agakhanmuseum.org www.agakhanmuseum.org 77 Wynford Drive Toronto, Ontario M3C 1K1, Canada
  • Providing collection management support by entering data, managing image/digital assets and archiving
  • Supporting with archiving past exhibition content (hard and soft copies)
  • Assisting the education team with school booking logistics (internal as well as external communication), ensuring space booking and scheduling (through DayForce/Volunteer Spot) Educators (paid as well as volunteer)
  • Support ongoing CPP projects (for example, the AKM website, Library etc) as and when required
  • Any other tasks as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum college diploma in administration or related field
  • Minimum two years progressively responsible experience in a busy administrative environment relating to a cultural, educational or museological organisation and catering to both management and departmental team members
  • Sound knowledge of modern office systems, understanding of databases and filing systems, office systems and procedures
  • Demonstrable and well-developed IT skills in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook; experience in TMS and Artifax, will be advantageous
  • Well-developed experience of working with figures/ financial paperwork/ tables and preparing reports
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and dedication to exemplary ‘customer service’, interfacing and engaging confidently, knowledgably and politely with internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrable organising, scheduling and project coordination skills, actively seeking ways to use costs, resources and time effectively and to the benefit of the CPP division
  • Proactive flexibility and the ability to readily adapt to changing plans, priorities and unforeseen pressures on the CPP division, combined with the willingness to handle multiple and sometimes competing priorities
  • Ability to think beyond the immediate area of responsibility to take into consideration the broader Museum agenda
  • Flexibility to work evenings, holidays, and weekends.
  • Expressed interest in the mandate of the Museum.

To Apply

Please send your cover letter and resume to akm.hr@akdn.org on or before December 12, 2017.

The Museum thanks all those who apply, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please note that the Museum is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fair and accessible employment practices. Upon request, suitable accommodations are available under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act for applicants invited to an interview.

 

 

 

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-Mississauga-
March Break Camp Coordinator
Living Arts Centre

Application Deadline: December 13, 2017
Date Posted: November 30, 2017

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION:

Living Arts Centre

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

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Centre is seeking a creative, flexible, and talented individual to run the daily operations of March Break Camp in the Centre’s professionally equipped studios and programming spaces.  A thorough understanding of day camp operations is essential, with experience in visual and/or performing arts camp programming considered an asset.  Exceptional levels of professionalism, adaptability, communication, and enthusiasm are required as the position is responsible for providing a world-class visitor experience to all camp patrons.  This position will work as part of the Studio Arts, Education and Outreach team.  Due to the nature of the contract, some evening and weekend availability may be required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Reporting to the Director, Studio Arts, Education & Outreach, this position will:

  • Facilitate the daily operations of March Break Camp
  • Assist in the training and supervision of visual and performing arts instructors, camp counsellors, and youth volunteers
  • Monitor and maintain all program supplies and materials
  • Monitor programs to ensure customer satisfaction and safety standards are met
  • Represent the Living Arts Centre with adept customer service
  • Work within the policies and procedures set out by the Centre
  • Other duties as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

Qualifications

The ideal candidate should possess the following qualifications:

  • University degree or college diploma in arts education, arts administration or a related discipline
  • 2 to 3 years’ experience working in an arts educational institution or related cultural or educational institution
  • Experience developing, delivering and coordinating programming for children’s camps
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational, time-management, reporting, and problem solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, attuned to the human relations of working in a team environment
  • Must be flexible, capable of multi-tasking and problem solving
  • Proficient in Word and Excel, experience working with databases is an asset
  • Experience working with program instructors
  • Experience selecting and coordinating youth volunteers
  • Experience hiring and overseeing part-time staff
  • Standard First Aid with CPR C required

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

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

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

TO APPLY:

Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and resume detailing previous day camp and youth programming experience by December 13, 2017 to:
 
Brian Dittmer
Coordinator, Camps & Specialty Programs
Email: brian.dittmer@livingarts.on.ca

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Brian Dittmer
brian.dittmer@livingarts.on.ca
livingartscentre.ca

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Project Coordinator
Blackwood Gallery, University of Toronto Mississauga

APPLICATION DEADLINE: December 11, 2017 at 11:59PM
Start date: January 2018

This is a full-time 2-year term salaried position with the possibility of renewal. To learn more about the position and to apply, visit the University of Toronto Careers Page:
https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10000/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=1702225

Job Description

Under the supervision of the Director/Curator, the Project Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the Blackwood Gallery’s public art and community engagement programs. To start, the incumbent will assist in the development and implementation of a significant Blackwood Gallery project taking place in various sites throughout Mississauga. Titled The Work of Wind: Air, Land, Sea, the project is funded in part by a Canada Council for the Arts New Chapter grant and presented in partnership with the City of Mississauga. The project consists of a multi-sited exhibition, an extensive public engagement program, and a publishing program (broadsheets, books, and a digital platform) on issues pertaining to climate change, environmental violence, and colonial trauma in Canada.

In particular, the Project Coordinator is responsible for assisting in three major areas: 

1) The administrative and technical implementation of a large-scale temporary art exhibition; this includes technical production of artists’ commissions, transportation, communications, and the coordination of installations and technicians; developing schedules and overseeing the operational timeline of the project; initiating and leading programming production meetings.

2) In collaboration with the Director/Curator, the implementation of community engagement including stakeholder relations and community partnerships; developing public programming content and securing participants in support of outreach and education initiatives aimed at engaging new and diverse audiences; developing a training program for exhibition docents from the University’s Work-Study program and volunteers from the Blackwood Gallery and the City of Mississauga.

3) In collaboration with the Director/Curator and Assistant Curator, writing program texts and written materials destined for public release including brochures, media releases, web and social media, and other sources; writing grant applications and preparing materials and reports on project progress for granting agencies.

Engaged in a broad and diverse communication network, the Project Coordinator will be responsible for on-going (logistical, administrative, and time-table) coordination of public projects, including coordinating the efforts of YCW interns, casual staff including installation technicians, participants and contributors such as artists, writers, researchers, community partners, the general public, students, faculty, and staff of the University of Toronto Mississauga. The Project Coordinator will be part of a tightly knit team designed to move the Blackwood Gallery forward as a centre for contemporary art and research at the University of Toronto Mississauga.

Qualifications: (Minimum)
Education: Graduate degree with emphasis in the visual arts or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience: Minimum three (3) years previous experience in project coordination in all areas of exhibition coordination in public space. Knowledge of contemporary art required. Supervisory experience would be an asset. q

Skills: Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office, Dreamweaver, database management, email, internet, and desktop publishing. Direct experience with installing contemporary art required, including but not limited to large-scale, installation art; new media; audio installation and video projection; and performance-based work and live-actions.

Other: Ability to work to deadlines under pressure; excellent interpersonal, organizational and oral and written communication skills; team player; ability to work with minimal supervision; flexible; attention to detail. A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle is a must.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

For more information about the Blackwood Gallery and our current programming, please visit our website.


Blackwood Gallery
University of Toronto Mississauga
3359 Mississauga Road
Mississauga, ON L5L 1C6
905-828-3789
blackwoodgallery.ca
blackwood.gallery@utoronto.ca

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Gallery Hours
Monday–Friday: 12–5pm
Wednesday: 12–9pm
Saturday: 12–3pm

The Blackwood Gallery promotes LGBTQ2 positive spaces and experiences and is barrier-free. The gallery is FREE and open to the public.

 

 

 

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-Markham-
Preparator/Facilities Maintenance
Varley Art Gallery

Application Deadline: December 15, 2017
Date Posted: December 4, 2017

Salary Range: 34.6100 To 39.3700 (CAD) Hourly
Worker Category: Temporary Full Time

The City of Markham is a dynamic and change-oriented leader among Canadian municipalities. The recipient of multiple environmental awards, we are recognized for our innovative sustainability and urban planning initiatives as much as for our fiscal accountability. More than 320,000 residents call Markham home and benefit from our rich heritage, culturally diverse environment, vibrant local economy and focus on quality of life.
Applications are now being received for the above position in the Economic Growth, Culture & Entrepreneurship Department, Development Services Commission. To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume on-line at https://workforcenow.adp.com/jobs/apply/posting.html?client=markham&jobId=224661&lang=en_CA&source=CC3 by December 15, 2017. This contract will end on July 27, 2018.

Job Summary

Working under the supervision of the Gallery Manager and in close collaboration with the Curator, the Preparator/Facility Assistant is primarily concerned with the installation and circulation of exhibitions at the Varley Art Gallery of Markham, overseeing facility repairs and maintenance of the Varley Art Gallery of Markham and the McKay Art Centre and assistance with events and public programs.
Exhibitions:

  • Assists the curator in the planning, preparation, design, installation and de-­installation of museum exhibitions using a high level of organization, communication and time management skills to ensure that all museum industry and preventative conservation standards are met.
  • Prepares galleries for installations, including wall and floor preparation, painting, moving walls, lighting design and implementation, fabricating and installing exhibition components (cases, mounts, etc.), and production and installation of exhibition labels and graphics.
  • Installs art works using best professional practice. Oversees external suppliers assisting with art installation

Facility Operation:

  • Co­ordinates the day-to-day building facility operations for the Varley Art Gallery of Markham and the McKay Art Centre.
  • Assists in facilities related contracts and financial management of a maintenance budget of $26,000
  • Maintains the LifeCycle Program for the Varley Art Gallery and McKay Art Centre and assists in the development of Capital Project budgets.
  • Assists in the set­up and take­down of rooms for events, classes, public programs, etc.
  •  All activities must follow health and safety standards of the City of Markham

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provides direct oversight for the movement of artwork, including receiving, packing/unpacking, shipping, storage, and occasionally transporting artwork.
  • Participates in and supervises the matting and framing of artwork.
  • Works alongside curator to oversee all consignment, loan agreements and condition reporting
  • Works with the curator (and/or artists and lenders) to identify needs or issues pertaining to upcoming exhibitions or specific artworks.
  • Maintains an up-to-date inventory of tools and supplies integral to installation/de-­installation and related activities, ordering supplies as required.
  • Manages the overall maintenance of gallery space, conducting regular checks for safety and security.
  • Participates in budget preparation and oversight. Solicits quotes, reviews estimates and assists with the selection of vendors. Orders supplies as needed for exhibition installations and collection-­related projects.
  • Operates various pieces of equipment, including but not limited to drivable scissor lifts and ladders, small power tools, used in the normal course of business to install and de-­install objects of various shapes and sizes.
  • Ensures adherence to safe workplace practices, including proper procedures for utilizing paint, solvents, and power tools.
  • Co­ordinates day-to-day building operations. Supervises outside contractors and vendors for the maintenance and upgrade of facility, equipment and inventories.
  • Monitors and supervises building systems and liaises with contract staff when required (security, emergency, HVAC, fire)
  • Completes or contracts out general repairs to facility and equipment
  • Monitors maintenance expenses related to the Varley Art Gallery and the McKay Art Centre for a budget of up to $26,000
  • Updates data for the City of Markham LifeCycle Program for the Varley Art Gallery and McKay Art Centre and assists in the development of Capital Project budgets
  • Assists in the set­up and take­down of furniture, AV equipment, etc. for events, classes, camps and public programs
  • Executes monthly Health & Safety Inspections for the Varley Art Gallery and McKay Art Centre
  • Attends meetings of the City of Markham Joint Health & Safety Committee
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Baccalaureate degree or diploma in museum studies, heritage resource management, conservation, or a related field.
  • Minimum of three (3) years experience in a museum or gallery setting, or equivalent
  • Experience with project management and collection management
  • Experience in the practical operations of exhibition installation and handling and moving art objects.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of art handling procedures for two­ and three-dimensional art objects in a variety of materials, sizes and weights, including the rigging and movement of art.
  • In-depth knowledge of museum quality packing, crating and framing.
  • In-depth knowledge of techniques, materials, and methods utilized in the preparation and installation of art exhibitions.
  • Strong technical skills in basic construction, fabrication and installation methods? proper use and care of power and manual tools, lifts, and other pertinent equipment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Working knowledge of visual arts, professional museum and collections management standards and a willingness and interest to remain current with emerging trends.
  • Facility management skills including supervisory experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of building HVAC systems and principles and techniques of art gallery security
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Valid Ontario class ‘G’ driver’s license

The City of Markham is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. We thank all those applicants who have applied however only those applications selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please respect our scent free area by not wearing scented products when visiting the office.

 

 

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-Toronto-
Client Service Support Staff
Waddington's

Application Deadline: ASAP


Waddington’s, established in 1850, is Canada’s most diverse and dynamic auction house, specializing in a full range of Fine and Decorative Arts.

We are looking for a highly-motivated, client-service support professional for our Toronto office. This is a full-time, salaried position, entitled to receive Waddington’s employee benefits. Some evening and weekend work is required.

We thank all those interested, but will only be able to respond to those selected for an interview.

Please provide your resume to:  hr@waddingtons.ca

Responsibilities

  • The pick up and delivery, both local and long distance, of art, decorative arts, etc., between client sites (which may be out of country) and Waddington’s, using the company vehicle
  • Management of supply requirements, including ordering and warehousing
  • Management of rental requirements, i.e., display cabinets for auction previews, etc.
  • Oversee facility and maintenance requirements, including lighting, disposal, etc.
  • Coordinate event requirements, rentals, contractors, etc.
  • Assist with check outs and general miscellaneous assistance

Qualifications of the Successful Candidate

  • Strong Team Player
  • Self-motivated with exceptional organizational and time-management skills and accountability
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Microsoft Office and database proficiency
  • Detail oriented with strong written and communication skills
  • Valid Canadian Driver’s License
  • Valid Canadian Passport and ability to travel in the U.S.
  • Physically able to lift up to 75 lbs


 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Board Officer
Gallery 1313

Application Deadline: February 26, 2018
Date Posted: November 17, 2017
Start Date: March 6, 2018

Volunteer Position

JOB DESCRIPTION

Gallery 1313 , an artist run centre and not for profit organization with charitable status seeks several new Board Members to join in helping the gallery continue to offer the best in contemporary art.  Gallery 1313 is going into its 21st year of operation and has had some board members retiring after completing their term . The present board seeks a board member preferably with prior board experience who can help with development .and  has appropriate financial knownledge .We are also seeking someone with marketing and communication skills to help utilize their skills in attracting new audiences and visitors .We are currently looking for   Individuals should have a strong interest in contemporary art and be familiar with thenot for profit sector .
We are looking for a lawyer to serve on the Board to give ocasional  advice. Persons serving on the Board can expect to contribute 4-5 hours monthly and may serve on sub committees as well as the Board.

Board Meetings are monthly with some subcommittee work as well . Board members are expected to stay for a two year term . Please call the gallery if you have any inquiries . 

Intererested individuals should send their their cv and letter of interest to director@g1313.org

REQUIREMENTS:

Development Officer

  • An individual who has prior board experience  and has done fundraising would be desired .Other finanial experience might include planning budgets and helping with annual reports .

Communications / Marketing Officer

  • An individual with communications and marketing background , prior board experience and knowledge of the not for profit sector would be required. The individual would also sit on a  communications subcommittee and work to help with a communications strategy . A good knowledge of social media would be useful for this position . 

Legal Board Officer

  • A person who is a practicing lawyer and has an interest in contemporary art . This person would give occasional legal advice on contracts and Board governance .

TO APPLY:

Please send in a current CV , a letter of interest and any available revelant references to director@g1313.org . Seleted persons will be notified for interviews. 

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Phil Anderson, Director
(416) 536-6778
director@g1313.org
www.g1313.org

 

 

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-Toronto-
Executive Director
The Bata Shoe Museum

Application Deadline: December 11, 2017
Date Posted: November 14, 2017

The Bata Shoe Museum is a renowned specialized museum in the heart of Toronto, operating an international centre for footwear research which houses and exhibits the Bata Shoe Museum’s collection of over 13,000 shoes and related items spanning over 4,500 years of international history. Founded by Sonja Bata in 1995, the mission of the Bata Shoe Museum is to contribute to the knowledge and understanding of the role of footwear in the social and cultural life of humanity. Through acquiring, conserving, researching, communicating and exhibiting material related to the history of footwear and shoemaking, the Museum illustrates the living habits, the culture and the customs of people.

The new Executive Director will build upon the strong foundation the Museum has established as an internationally acclaimed educational and specialized cultural institution. Working with a distinguished Board of Directors, you will foster relationships with Bata Shoe Museum management, staff and volunteers as you oversee engaging and innovative exhibitions and projects and identify and realize upon key and rewarding partnership opportunities. As a key Museum ambassador, you will be passionate about showcasing its world class programs, research and collections, advocate for public and private sector support, and enhance its impact in the social media and digital world. You will bring executive management, business acumen and financial management skills to the table, fostering internal talent and executing an inspired plan for the Museum’s future.

A respected leader working in a complex multi-stakeholder museum, gallery or other cultural environment, you are skilled in community engagement, partnership development, and operational execution and have a reputation for turning possibility into reality. This opportunity is a truly exceptional one for a successful senior leader seeking to steer a dynamic cultural institution.

To explore this opportunity further, please contact amanda.bugatto@odgersberndtson.com or submit your resume and related information in confidence online at https://www.odgersberndtson.com/en/careers/14418

Bata Shoe Museum is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, upon request, accommodation will be provided by both Odgers Berndtson and the Museum throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities.

 

 

 

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-Kingston-
Queen's National Scholar, Arts and Culture of Africa and/or its Diaspora
Agnes Etherington Arts Centre
(Queen's University)

Queen’s National Scholar

Application Deadline: January 8, 2018
Date Posted: November 13, 2017

The Department of Art History and Art Conservation in the Faculty of Arts and Science, in conjunction with the Agnes Etherington Art Centre (AEAC), at Queen’s University, invites applications for a Queen's National Scholar (QNS) position at the rank of Associate or Assistant Professor with a specialization in the Arts and Visual Culture of Africa and/or its Diaspora (historical or contemporary). This is a tenured or tenure-track position with a preferred start date of July 1, 2018.  Further information on the Queen’s National Scholar Program can be found on the website of the Office of the Vice-Principal (Research) at: http://queensu.ca/vpr/prizes-awards/queens-national-scholars.

Open to scholars from a variety of disciplinary backgrounds, preference will be given to established candidates who have as a primary field African and/or African Diaspora arts and visual culture, and a secondary strength in curatorial or museum studies. The successful candidate will have a record of scholarly research and publication; an interest in theoretical or contextual approaches such as Black studies, critical race studies, and/or critical museology; a record of collaborative or community-based scholarship and a demonstrated capacity for experiential teaching and learning; and a record of successful curatorial projects. Appointees will teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, participate in graduate supervision at the MA and PhD levels across the university, and fulfill a curatorial role at the AEAC, which holds an outstanding collection of Central and West African art from the late 19th to the mid-20th century. https://agnes.queensu.ca/collections/african/.

This position complements and extends existing research and teaching strengths in the study of art and visual cultures within the Department of Art History and Art Conservation. The successful candidate will establish new, as well as expand current research networks, work collaboratively across departments, and advance the impact of Queen’s research and collections nationally and internationally. At the AEAC, the successful candidate will contribute towards exhibition and collections development, including modern and contemporary arts of Africa and its diaspora, research and programming, and lead student learning experiences including internships, gallery-focused seminars, and practica.

Candidates should have a PhD or equivalent degree completed at the start date of the appointment. The successful candidate will provide evidence of high quality scholarly output that demonstrates potential for independent research leading to peer assessed publications and the securing of external research funding, as well as strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions, and an ongoing commitment to academic and pedagogical excellence in support of the department’s programs. Candidates must provide evidence of an ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary and student-centered environment. The successful candidate will be required to make substantive contributions through service to the department, the Faculty, the University, and/or the broader community including the AEAC. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position is subject to final budgetary approval by the University.

The Queen’s National Scholar Program expects that the successful candidate will demonstrate their ability to provide a rich and rewarding learning experience to all their students, and to develop a research program that aligns well with the University’s priorities.  Further information on teaching and research priorities at Queen’s is available in the Queen’s Academic Plan and the Queen’s Strategic Research Plan

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information as to how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada.  Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

A complete application consists of:

  • a cover letter (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian citizenship / permanent resident status specified in the previous paragraph);
  • a current Curriculum Vitae (including a list of publications);
  • a statement of research interests;
  • a statement of teaching interests and experience (including teaching outlines and evaluations if available); and,
  • three letters of reference to be sent directly by the referees to Professor Joan M. Schwartz, Department Head at the address below.

The deadline for applications is January 8, 2018.

Applicants are encouraged to send all documents in their application packages electronically as PDFs to Professor Joan M. Schwartz at schwartz@queensu.ca, although hard copy applications may be submitted to:

Joan M. Schwartz, PhD, FRSC
Professor and Head
Department of Art History and Art Conservation
Ontario Hall 318C
67 University Avenue
Queen’s University
Kingston, Ontario
CANADA K7L 3N6  

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs.  If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Diane Platt in The Department of Art History and Art Conservation, at plattd@queensu.ca.

Academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by a Collective Agreement between the University and the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA), which is posted at http://queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/collective-agreement and at http://www.qufa.ca

Appointments are subject to review and final approval by the Principal. Candidates holding an existing tenure-track or continuing-adjunct appointment at Queen’s will not be considered.

 

 

 

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-Orillia-
Educational Program Instructors
Orillia Museum of Art & History

Application Deadline: December 15, 2017 (possibly longer)
Date Posted: November 3, 2017

The Orillia Museum of Art & History (OMAH) is a not-for-profit institution that is a hub for culture and heritage in the heart of downtown Orillia.  Offering exciting and innovative exhibitions, events, programs and activities, OMAH inspires creativity and celebrates local history.
OMAH is seeking energetic and creative individuals that have a passion for art and history to join our educational program instructor team. The ideal candidates for these positions will have experience working with children in an educational capacity and have visual arts experience. Instructors are required to teach programs with both gallery and studio components and should be comfortable instructing students of various ages (kindergarten to grade 8). Hours for this position vary and are based on the number of programs booked.

Qualifications

  • Visual arts experience (including experience working with a variety of art mediums)
  • Enrolled in or completed college or university-level diploma or degree in the visual arts is an asset
  • experience working with children (working with children in an education capacity an asset)
  • Ability to consult and adapt the Ontario Visual Arts Curriculum to fit programming needs (K-8)
  • Punctual, adaptable and flexible with strong problem solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and organizational skills
  • Willingness to travel (some programs are off-site)
  • A valid driver’s license and on-going access to a working vehicle
  • Familiarity with area and regional history is an asset
  • First Aid Certification is an asset

Please email a personalized cover letter and resume in confidence to:
programs@orilliamuseum.org
Brianne Gascho
Community and Visitor Engagement Coordinator
Orillia Museum of Art & History, 30 Peter Street South, Orillia, Ontario  L3V 5A9

www.orilliamuseum.org

 

 

 

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-British Columbia-
Chief Executive Officer
Museum of Vancouver

The Museum of Vancouver (MOV) is the largest civic museum in Canada and the oldest in Vancouver. Founded in 1894, the Museum of Vancouver creates Vancouver-focused exhibitions and programs that encourage conversations about what was, is, and can be Vancouver.

With more than 65,000 items in the collection including an outstanding array of First Nations artifacts as well as items from Vancouver's history from the 1900s through the 1970s, the Museum seeks to increase its relevance to all visitors by telling the story of the city in new and unique voices.

Located in beautiful Vanier Park, the Museum’s outstanding permanent collection is complemented by contemporary, ground-breaking feature exhibits.

The Museum is seeking qualified candidates to build on the momentum of this long serving and important institution. As Chief Executive Officer, you will report to and be accountable to the Board of Directors for providing overall leadership and direction to the Museum and for the achievement of the organization’s strategic and operational goals and objectives. Included in these are the continuation of award winning programs and exhibits, increased public awareness, attendance and sustainable revenue generating activities that will serve to bring the MOV’s offering to even greater numbers.

Working closely with the City of Vancouver, which owns the collection and the facility, and leading a highly motivated and qualified team, the next CEO will materially impact the face of culture in Vancouver, and beyond.

As the ideal candidate, you are an entrepreneurial leader with a proven track record of developing and executing on a strategic growth plan. This experience will ideally come directly from the arts and culture sector, but may also come from an organization with parallels to MOV, such as one that works to drive guest attendance or engage the community. Knowledgeable about, and ‘alive to’ the arts and culture world, and its importance in building and strengthening community is important. Experience working with First Nations, reporting to a Board and overseeing a facility will be seen as distinct assets. A Canadian context will also be important.

This is a high impact executive management role for an individual who is enlivened by culture and driven by a mandate to develop a highly awarded museum to its full potential.

To explore this exciting opportunity further, please click here.

 

 

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-Toronto-
AZ Driver
PACART

Application Deadline: TBD
Date Posted: September 7, 2017

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION:

PACART

PACART provides a variety of services dedicated to the safe, secure movement and placement of works of art, antiques and precious artifacts.

Our knowledgeable staff have been responding to the changing needs of our clients since 1968. Our range of operations has expanded to encompass all of Canada and include world-wide transportation coordination through our offices and warehouse facilities in Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

AZ Driver

PACART, Canada's most respected fine art transport company has a full time position available in our Toronto location for a Ontario licensed class AZ 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.

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

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to work flexible hours
  • Valid AZ or DZ class Ontario drivers license
  • Supply a current CVOR or drivers abstract
  • Possess a 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 Druf and Alcohol program in accordance with USDOT regulation

ADDTIONAL INFORMATION:

Please visit www.pacart.ca for information and details

TO APPLY:

Send resume to: Devon.Giroux@pacart.ca

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Devon Giroux
Devon.Giroux@pacart.ca
www.pacart.ca

 

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2004 Ontario Association of Art Galleries