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-Kitchener-
Executive Director (Maternity Leave)
ArtsBuild Ontario

Application Deadline: March 24, 2020
Date Posted: March 4, 2020

Start Date: May 11, 2020
Salary: 55K to 60K
Job Type: Contract

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION

ArtsBuild Ontario

ArtsBuild Ontario supports the health of Ontario's arts organizations by creating and realizing long-term solutions for their facility challenges.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

ArtsBuild Ontario (ABO) seeks an Executive Director to fill a temporary maternity leave contract. The Executive Director will lead the organization and continue its excellent work province-wide. The position will commence in early to mid May 2020.  

ArtsBuild Ontario's office is located in downtown Kitchener. This position requires that the Executive Director be present in-person in the office.

Incorporated in 2006, ArtsBuild Ontario is the only organization in Ontario dedicated to realizing long-term solutions to building, managing and financing the sustainable arts facilities needed in Ontario communities. Together with industry, non-profit and government partners, ArtsBuild jointly and cost-effectively develops innovative tools, services and resources to help over 3,400 arts organizations and managers across Ontario construct and operate the facilities they need.

ArtsBuild’s organizational model is one of collaboration and partnership. By forging relationships with leading non-profit and private sector partners, ArtsBuild delivers programs for capital project planning, facilities management, sustainability and financing.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, responsibilities of the position include:

STRATEGIC LEADERSHIP

  • Execute the strategic plan
  • Follow, execute and expand upon the existing business plan
  • Evaluate and explore new partnerships and programs where relevant to successfully implement the strategic plan

PROGRAMMING SUPPORT

  • Ensure the smooth operation of ArtsBuild’s existing programs, program partners and commitments
  • Provide hands-on support to staff, to successfully implement all existing programs and commitments
  • Develop and execute new programming ideas as relevant and needed

44 GAUKEL CREATIVE WORKPLACE

  • Lead recruitment of tenants and renters, and contribute to the strategic vision of 44 Gaukel Creative Workplace in partnership with the City of Kitchener and the Accelerator Centre

GRANT RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Research, write and apply to relevant grants as needed at all levels of government
  • Report to all funders, including reporting through CADAC

RELATIONSHIP BUILDING & MANAGEMENT

  • Act as ArtsBuild Ontario’s spokesperson
  • Meet with and explore opportunities with current and potential funders and partners
  • Interaction with funders, donors, volunteers and community at large
  • Continue to advocate for the needs of our constituents at large

BOARD

  • Provide professional support to the Board of Directors
  • Keep the board informed of major decisions, updates and news

FISCAL AND OPERATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Financial and administrative management of ArtsBuild Ontario including supervision of policy directives, grant and proposal preparations and reports to funders and Board
  • Work with bookkeeper and accountant to ensure all fiscal responsibilities are met
  • Hire, supervise and provide leadership to administrative staff, including contracting all personnel within the organization

TO APPLY:

ArtsBuild Ontario is an organization that is working to embed the values of individual and group differences within its working environment. We strive to embrace the diversity of backgrounds and perspectives of our staff, members, arts community and partners. Indigenous peoples, people of colour, and people across the spectrums of gender, sexuality, age, and abilities are encouraged to apply.

If you have questions or concerns about accessibility throughout the hiring process, please email: alex@artsbuildontario.ca.

Please email your resume with a 1-2 page covering letter outlining why you are the person for this position to Alex Glass, alex@artsbuildontario.ca. No phone calls please.

This is a contract position.

Application Deadline: March 24, 2020 or until the right candidate is found.

 

 

 

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-Markham-
Information Services Attendant II
Varley Art Gallery of Markham

Job Title: Information Services Attendant II
Employer: City of Markham
Location: Markham, ON, CA
Salary Range: CAD 14.00 to 14.42
Worker Category: Temporary, Part 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 at the Varley Art Gallery of Markham, Development Services Commission. To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume online at http://bit.ly/2Q2JqR2 by Monday, March 23, 2020.

Schedule and Working Hours:
- Wednesdays: 10:45 am - 4:15 pm
- Thursdays: 4 – 8:15 pm
- Fridays: 10:45 am – 4:15 pm
- Saturdays: 9:30 am – 5 pm
Job Summary
Under the direction of the Coordinator and/or Supervisor, this position is responsible for providing a consistent level of frontline customer service to residents, clients and/or any other visitors requesting information at the facility.
Duties & Responsibilities

  • Receives and accurately handles customer requests (phone, in person and/or via email) and provides information about the facility, current events, programs offered, available rentals and other activities.
  • Processes registrations and other services ensuring that staff and facility resources are available to meet customer expectations. Obtains clear direction from customers and communicates to appropriate staff to ensure coordination of requested facilities or services.
  • Confirms facility bookings are as per agreement and may ensure they are paid in full prior to the event. More complex bookings such as halls and larger events are to be completed by the appropriate staff.
  • Advises and monitors patrons to ensure they are following the facility's policies and addresses any issues.
  • May conduct facility tours and provide information on exhibitions.
  • Receives cash and records sales in an automated Point of Sale (POS) System following cash handling procedures. Manages a daily float.
  • Deals effectively with customer complaints. Receiving customer complaints and forwarding customer concerns to the appropriate individuals to be resolved.
  • Following procedures for POS and CLASS, process registration and may process rental transactions. Enters transactions using the City of Markham's registration (CLASS) system.
  • Ensures clean and safe conditions in the reception area and that an adequate supply of program and promotional material is available to the public. Reports facility issues to appropriate staff.
  • Responsible for opening and/or closing the facility including setting or disabling alarms.
  • Additional projects may be assigned.

Required Qualifications & Competencies

  • High school diploma or pursuing post-secondary education in a related field preferred
  • Demonstrated prior experience in the capacity of serving customers is preferred.
  • Standard First Aid with CPR 'C'
  • Completion of a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Screening check as determined by the City of Markham
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills and sensitivity to interact with a diversity of patrons in a courteous and efficient manner.
  • Able to deal tactfully with customers.
  • Good organization skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent computer skills (MS office) and ability to learn new software
  • Service Excellence: Meets or exceeds service standards when interacting with customers in the community and in the organization.
  • Change & Innovation: Responds positively and professionally to change and helps others through change.
  • Teamwork & Relationship Building: Interacts with others in an inclusive, collaborative and respectful way that creates effective working relationships.
  • Communication: Communicates in a clear, professional and respectful way; demonstrates active listening.
  • Accountable & Results Oriented: Demonstrates ethical behaviour and accountability, aligns with City values, and abides by relevant policies and legislation.
  • Management & Leadership: Demonstrates self-management, professionalism and engagement; leads by example.

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 who apply, however only those 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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-Brampton-
Supervisor, Arts and Culture
Peel Art Gallery, Museum, and Archives

Supervisor, Arts and Culture
Digital and Information Services- Community Connections

Are you a visionary leaderwho is able to shape and capture diverse audiences?
Do you have 5 years of curatorial experience with an art gallery or collections-based institution?
Do you have experience with grant and subsidy applications?

This may be the opportunity for you!

The role…

The Supervisor of Arts and Culture is responsible for the initiation, research, development, and presentation of a dynamic curatorial vision, including exhibitions organized within Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) and exhibitions originating from other institutions; and co-creating exhibitions working with Peel's Community.

This role is integral to the planning and organization of education and public programs related to exhibitions and collections in PAMA.

What you will do

  • Provides leadership to build a high performing, engaged and committed team of professionals. Oversight of a multi-disciplinary team of core PAMA staff, vendors and contractors
  • Leads the Art and Museum teams within PAMA, providing a high level of expertise and oversight in accordance with relevant industry standards within a culturally diverse community.
  • Responsible for the resolution of challenges regarding collection stewardship, storage, preservation, exhibition and program content, accessibility standards and community engagement
  • Responsible for the delivery of gallery services, including exhibitions, publications, management of the Permanent Collections, community relations, incoming and outgoing loans, donor relations, community liaison, conservation, grant management, reports and evaluations.
  • Maintains connections with local, provincial, and national visual arts and museum communities and has a demonstrated knowledge of theoretical, historical, and intellectual contexts of contemporary art practices, museum practices, and an ability to communicate this knowledge to specialized and general audiences
  • Ensures that program strategies align with goals and objectives of the Region of Peel Community for Life, and that plans and resources support the program while also ensuring PAMA’s long-term financial sustainability
  • Oversees the daily work of the Art and Museum team and provides coaching and mentoring. Sources grants and donations to increase program capacity
  • Liaises with a network of stakeholders, boards and committees, patrons, donors, artists, colleagues, grantor's; community, business, and educational leaders, volunteers, and Peel partners to fulfil the objectives of PAMA and Region of Peel to meet the needs of the community
  • Develops operational plans for the Art & Museum to support strategic directions of PAMA’s program plan
  • Leads the collaborative cross-departmental process for establishing exhibition schedules
  • Develop and implement policies, standards, and procedures related to exhibition, collection management, risk management, art & cultural services, conservation, community engagement and public access
  • Foster innovation in design and curatorial vision to create exceptional visitor and user experiences
  •  Curate exhibitions, conduct research, produce publications and facilitate loans of exhibitions to and from other lenders, including artists, collectors and colleague institutions.
  • Manage strategic relationships, including with donors, funders, partners and stakeholders, in order to strengthen institutional and community links
  • Manages fiscal resources by monitoring expenditures, allocating funds, making cost savings and recommending operational improvement identifying appropriate revenue sources, ensuring compliance with budget expectations, and assisting with developing the annual section budget.
  • Secures grants and identifies potential exhibition and program sponsorships to further PAMA’s objectives
  • Responds to emergencies as part of the leadership team
  • Develops communication strategy documents, exhibition plans, project proposals, Council and Advisory Board reports, program business plans, policies and procedures, exhibition text / didactics and publications, contractual agreements, reports, presentations, grant applications, letters, general correspondence and social media, and other content

What we require:

  • Master’s degree in art history or related field combined with 5 years of curatorial experience in a related position in an art gallery or other collections-based institution
  • 3 years of supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated expertise in at least one major area of the PAMA collections
  • Demonstrated results in building community engagement
  • Demonstrated results related to best practices, industry standards, digital curation, and current trends in curation and exhibition, collections management, educational programming and visitor experiences
  • Demonstrated expertise with co-creation
  • Ability to interpret and evaluate information to improve existing programs or to develop new approaches or processes
  • Strong problem solving and judgement skills
  • Strong financial management and planning skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent communications skills.
  • Knowledge of legislation effecting cultural institution service provision.
  • Demonstrated results in grant and subsidy applications.
  • Knowledge of AODA
  • Experience with Diversity and inclusion   

Location: 9 Wellington St. East Brampton, ON
Hours of work: 35 hours per week/ Monday- Friday. This position will require flexibility in hours with the ability to work weekends and some statutory holidays.

If this leadership opportunity matches your qualifications and experience please apply directly online

 

 

 

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-Kitchener-Waterloo-
Artist Educator
Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery

Artist Educator

The Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery is seeking a contract Artist Educator to join our team and deliver studio-based and exhibition related programming throughout the year.  Artist Educators are responsible for assisting with program planning and design, leading tours, and delivering hands-on workshops and courses.

The Artist Educator position is ideal for working professional artists who are interested in engaging with the Gallery and contributing their talent to the community in an educational context and enriching their practice in the process.  Flexible, part-time hours make it possible to balance working with studio-time.  Hours will vary according to week and season and every effort is made to provide Artist Educators with regular work throughout the year.

The successful candidate will have a Degree in Arts Education; Fine Arts; Art History; or related field and 1 year of teaching experience
(formal or informal settings) or equivalent.

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

Deadline: Friday March 20, 2020 at 4:00 pm

How to Apply:  Apply in writing with a cover letter, and resume to:

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

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

 

 

 

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-Cambridge-
Gallery Director/Curator
Cambridge Art Galleries/Idea Exchange

Posting #20-10x

Gallery Director/Curator (Full-Time Permanent)

Cambridge Art Galleries/Idea Exchange

Cambridge Art Galleries' operates within a public library setting which contributes significantly to high attendance and results in many community-based collaborative projects and events. The gallery has the unique opportunity of engaging with many families, youth, Canadian newcomers, seniors, and the broader community on a daily basis.  Cambridge Art Galleries’ mandate is to serve our regional and broader communities through the delivery of contemporary art programs which foster critical cultural dialogue. Our artistic activities engage, embrace, and empower people of all ages and abilities from diverse ethnic, social, and cultural backgrounds. We promote and support emerging and professional artists, advocate for the advancement of the creative sector, and we actively acquire, conserve, exhibit, and evolve the context of our permanent collection of contemporary Canadian fibre art.

We are seeking a dynamic Gallery Director/Curator who is experienced in public art gallery administration, grant writing, exhibition and collection development, contemporary art, and community engagement. We are searching for someone who is passionate about our mandate and who has a proven track record for advancing contemporary art through accessible formats.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Gallery Director/Curator supervises gallery staff and is supported by the Idea Exchange outreach, promotions, IT, and custodial departments. This position is responsible for leading the gallery team in the development and implementation of programs and exhibitions. The Gallery Director/Curator oversees the gallery budget and provides regular forecasting for projects, exhibitions, and administrative expenses; writes and oversees operating and project grant applications, including for Canada Council for the Arts and the Ontario Arts Council; and continuously strive to align their creative directions with funder priorities and established organizational directives.

The Gallery Director/Curator works with artists to support exhibition production and development, secure agreements with artists and/or lending institutions, coordinate exhibition contracts/ loan agreements, design and prepare the overall installation and de-installation plan for each exhibition, and manage the development of exhibition publications, contributing curatorial essays where appropriate.

This position works with a team to develop and implement strategies, programs, and promotions, that strive for deeper public engagement and seeks to understand the needs of the communities we serve and to work with those communities to cultivate positive relationships and meaningful, enriching, creative collaborations.

The successful candidate will be committed to working with Indigenous artists, leaders, and Traditional Knowledge Keepers towards the advancement of Truth & Reconciliation. They will also be committed to working with artists and persons of varying backgrounds including deaf/blind and disability, visible minorities, seniors, and new generation and/or emerging artists.

In addition to this, the Gallery Director/Curator is responsible for overseeing the care, documentation, exhibition, and conservation of the contemporary fibre art collection. The position supports the development and delivery of collection-based educational and community engagement programs; working with the Art Collection Committee, supports the development of policy, mandate, strategy, and long-range planning;  and researches and creates formal proposals for the acquisition of art objects for the collection as well as conducts research on the works in the collection and coordinates the loan of collection art works to other museums, institutions, or traveling exhibitions.

Our ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • University degree in fine art or art history
  • Approximately 3-5 years of director/management experience in a public art gallery setting
  • A valid driver’s license and willingness to drive to locations
  • Knowledge of health and safety in accordance with the Employment Act and Occupational Health & Safety Regulations
  • Demonstrated skill in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, collection management software, and dexterity with diverse media used in exhibitions
  • Proven track record applying for provincial and federal operating grants
  • Thorough knowledge of current practices in the handling of art
  • Demonstrated ability to design inventive projects and exhibitions
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, artists, partners, and funders
  • Exceptional ability to express ideas effectively, orally and in writing
  • High level of professionalism, discretion, and confidentiality related to Gallery exhibitions, collections, partners, funders, and operations
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to guide and support staff to achieve identified goals

This is a full-time, permanent position where you will work 70 hours in a bi-weekly period. We offer a competitive salary with health and dental benefits as well as participation in OMERS pension.

Please apply by March 23, 2020 to:

Megan Lynn, HR Manager
Idea Exchange
1 North Square, Cambridge, Ontario, N1S 2K6
hr@ideaexchange.org

Please quote “20-10x Gallery Director/Curator” in your subject line

We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Please note that this position is open to both internal and external candidates.

 

 

 

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-Mississauga-
Lecturer and Acting Director
Blackwood Gallery, University of Toronto Mississauga

Position:

Lecturer and Acting Director of the
Blackwood Gallery, Department of Visual Studies
University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM)

Deadline: March 20, 2020

The Department of Visual Studies at the University of Toronto Mississauga invites applications for a 12-month, part-time 75% academic position at the rank of Lecturer and Acting Director of the Blackwood Gallery, to begin on June 15, 2020.

Candidates must have an advanced degree in an area such as Art History, Cultural Sstudies, Museum/Curatorial Studies or other related disciplines, and at least swven years of high-level gallery management experience. Applicants should demonstrate evidence of excellence in teaching, experience with art and culture exhibitions and collections, and curatorial expertise. Extensive knowledge of contemporary Canadian art and familiarity with Canadian arts funding bodies are essential.

Working with the Chair of the Department of Visual Studies and Blackwood Gallery staff, the successful candidate will oversee the organization of exhibitions and the implementation of all other aspects of the Gallery's program including outreach, publication, student exhibitions, events, and the maintenance of the permanent collection. Maintaining the role of the gallery as a site for exposition, teaching, and learning, the selected candidate will help to integrate its wowrk into the fabric of disciplinary and pedagogical life within the Universisty of Toronto Mississauga through collaboration with individual faculty members and academic departments. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching a half course in curatorial studies and overseeing the implementation of student-led programming inititatives and Art & Art History graduating student exhibitions.

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Department of Visual Studies (DVS) is an interdiscplinary department that stresses the importance of history, theory, and studio practice in the study of the visual. For more information, please visit DVS website at: http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/dvs/.

The Blackwood Gallery is a centre for contemporary art and research at the University of Toronto Mississauga. The Blackwood presents curated programs in sites across and beyond the campus, circulates transdisciplinary publications, and supports teaching and learning. The Blackwood is committed to thinking about the gallery as a space for living ideas - for holding together research, creation, inquiry, interaction, and conversation. For more information, please visit the Blackwood Gallery website at: http://blackwoodgallery.ca

Applications should include a cover letter, full curricululm vitae, description of a recent public program they designed, documentation of at least one (but not more than three) major exhibition(s), teaching materials including a sample syllabus, a writing sample, and contact information for three references. Applications should be submmited electronically to dvschair.utm@utoronto.ca

Applications should be addressed to:

Professor Alison Syme, Acting Chair

Department of Visual Studies
Room 3034, CCT Building
University of Toronto Mississauga
3359 Mississauga Road
Mississauga ON L5L 1C6

All additional hard-copy application materials should be sent to the above address. All materials must be received by March 20, 2020. Inquiries can be sent through the email address above or 905-569-4352.

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.

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

 

 

 

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-Whitchurch-Stouffville-
Event and Fundraising Coordinator
Latcham Art Centre

Latcham Art Centre is seeking a motivated individual with excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills to coordinate events and fundraising activities and contribute to the ongoing success and growth of Latcham Art Centre.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Event and Fundraising Coordinator will be responsible for the following:

  • Coordinating fundraising and community events including Big Night Out and Beyond Craft
  • Coordinating donation and sponsorship program through partnerships with donors and members to meet annual revenue goals
  • Developing and delivering Latcham Saturdays art educationeventsincluding hands-on art activities, artist demonstrations, art education activity sheets, etc.
  • Executing digital marketing including digital listings, social media and e-blasts
  • Assisting visitors at Art Centre reception and contributing to audience development
  • Recruiting, training and working with volunteers
  • Other duties as determined by the Gallery Director

Approximately 30 Saturday shifts per year plus evening shifts are required.

The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • college or university degree in visual art, event planning, education and/or related field
  • experience in event management
  • knowledge and interest in visual art
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • excellent customer service skills and an outgoing personality
  • excellent computer and social media skills

You can’t be shy. You will seek out relationships with community partners to connect the Gallery and the community. You will have excellent communication skills, proven event coordination experience, excellent organizational, time management and problem-solving skills, attention to detail and proficiency in Word, Excel, Adobe Creative Suite. You will be part of an experienced, enthusiastic and committed staff and volunteer team within which you will be able to develop and deliver innovative and creative events for all ages.

This is a permanent full-time position starting at $37,000 per year with flexible days to be determined.  Approximately thirty Saturday shifts per year and regular evening shifts will be required.

Applications will be reviewed and interviews will be held until the position is filled. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Latcham Gallery is a public art gallery featuring exhibitions of contemporary art, arts education programs for all ages, artist talks and special events and is located in Stouffville, Ontario.

Apply to: Ms. Roz Pritchard, Director, Latcham Art Centre
Please send resume and cover letter in ONE document by email to opportuntities@latchamartcentre.ca and put YOUR first and last names in the document title. Please put the words Event and Fundraising Coordinator in the subject title of your email.

 

 

 



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-Gatineau, QC-
Indigenous Internship Program
Canadian Museum of History

INDIGENOUS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Location: Canadian Museum of History / Musée canadien de l'histoire
Job Code:
5000
# of openings: 4

DESCRIPTION:

Indigenous Internship Program
Full-Time Internship - 8 months: Commencing in September 2020
Up to four (4) Internships - File number: 5000

The Indigenous Internship Program at the Canadian Museum of History and the Canadian War Museum provides professional and technical training to First Nations, Métis and Inuit participants. The Program operates every year from September to April, with a two (2) week break for the holiday season.

The Program’s objective is to offer practical experience for Indigenous people who would like to broaden their knowledge and skills related to various aspects of museum work.

During the training period, Intern can undertake practicum assignments lasting four (4) to five (5) weeks in the following areas:

  • Research
  • Collections
  • Exhibitions
  • Public Programs
  • Corporate Affairs
  • Development and
  • Museum Services

To be eligible for the Program, you must have a secondary school diploma or experience in cultural heritage preservation or interpretation within a museum-related work environment. In addition, the internship is conditional on passing a security clearance verification.

Financial Support:

The Canadian Museum of History provides a modest stipend, pays for some travel and provides training and facilities for the Program. Participants are encouraged to seek additional sources of financial support to cover living expenses.

If you wish to participate in this program, please submit the following documents:

  • A résumé
  • A personal statement indicating how the internship relates to your experience, academic goals and professional development; and
  • Two (2) letters of reference.

Deadline for Application:

You have until March 31, 2020 to submit your application to the Canadian Museum of History.

Please send your application by mail, fax or email to:

Indigenous Internship Program
c/o Coordinator
Canadian Museum of History
100 Laurier Street
Gatineau, Quebec    K1A 0M8

Tel.: 819-776-8270 | Fax: 819-776-7110
indigenousintership@historymuseum.ca

To learn more about the Program, visit historymuseum.ca/indigenousinternship or

contact Gaëlle Mollen, Program Coordinator, at 819-776-8270 or gaelle.mollen@historymuseum.ca.

 

Apply for this position here

 

 

 

 

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-Mississauga-
Board of Director
Canadian Heritage Photography Foundation (CHPF)

Canadian Heritage Photography Foundation (CHPF) is a registered Canadian non-profit organization. The principal goal of CHPF is to collect, preserve, digitize and make the archive available to students, researchers and the community. The archive connects people with Canadian history through promotion and preservation of photography. The Foundation prioritizes digitization of their archival holdings in order to make Canadian history available to all.

CHPF is currently seeking out an experienced individual from the Gallery, Library, Archives or Museum industries (GLAM) to sit on our Board of Directors. Individuals with over ten years of experience and the interest to help shape and direct a growing archive, are encouraged to apply. This is a unique opportunity for someone looking to give back to the GLAM community. Candidates outside of the Greater Toronto Area are encouraged to apply.

Please contact Nicole Plaskett at nplaskett@thechpf.com for further information.

 

 

 

 

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-Mississauga, ON-
Art Preparator
Armstrong Fine Art Services Ltd.

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Art Preparator

Armstrong Fine Art Services Ltd. offers a complete suite of services for the fine art shipping, handling and storage industry. From specialized transportation services to best-in-class climate-controlled storage, Armstrong is a leader in the industry.
We are currently recruiting an experienced Art Preparator.
The ideal candidate confidently delivers excellent customer service.  Understanding that they are on the front lines with our clients and subsequently represent our business. They will be responsible for safely and effectively operating company vehicles. Additional tasks include handling valuable, sensitive artworks and artifacts in a safe and efficient manner. Artwork installation and deinstallation, condition reporting, packing, wrapping skills will also be required.

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Competitive wages
  • Health Benefits
  • An extensive training program and ongoing development
  • An awesome team of dedicated individuals
  • Exciting and challenging work

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Packing, crating, and uncrating of art objects for display, storage and/or transport.
  • Transports art locally and regionally by truck
  • Loads and off-loads deliveries of works of art and related exhibition or collection materials.
  • Maintains tools, supplies and organization of all prep workspaces and storage areas
  • Maintains necessary records on the movement of works of art.
  • Ability to demonstrate a high-regard for the level of quality in completing specific requirements
  • Performs any other duties reasonably related to the functions described above.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Expert knowledge of best practices for art object handling and movement, installation, packing and crating
  • Demonstrates problem-solving and organizational skills, and adept at multitasking, with great attention to detail.
  • Capable of planning and implementing solutions to various logistical issues as they arise in the storage and transportation of art works
  • Capacity to work on both individual, unsupervised projects and as a member of a crew in which teamwork is essential.
  • Must be comfortable working in front of clients in a museum & gallery setting as well as in private client homes
  • Demonstrates a willingness to learn and use new procedures and technology
  • Effectively handles multiple demands, shifting priorities, and rapid change
  • Ability to lift/carry 50 pounds or more
  • Entry-level experience in carpentry an asset
  • Experience in a gallery or museum an asset

EDUCATION:
High School Diploma or GED equivalent, college degree preferred.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Excellent communication skills and must communicate effectively in oral and written form.

CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

Valid Driver's License, CLASS G
Forklift License: An asset

TO APPLY: Interested candidates should contact Chris Loubert, Director at chris@armstrongfas.com

 

 

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Content Marketing Coordinator
Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto Canada

Employment Type: Full-Time
Reporting to: Sr Marketing Manager
Direct reports: Interns (if applicable)

MOCA Toronto is a destination for conversation, exchange and exploration where visitors of all ages and backgrounds can be part of a global creative moment.

MOCA welcomes visitors to three phases of exhibitions a year featuring work from Canadian and world-recognized artists that explores the themes of our time. Located on Sterling Road, in the culturally rich Junction Triangle community, the museum is housed on the first five floors of the historic Tower Automotive Building, a former aluminium factory known for its unique architecture.

Position Summary:
Manage all creative assets to ensure brand storytelling is optimized for stakeholder engagement across the museum experience.

Graphic Design

  • Work closely with the Sr Marketing Manager to produce assets for email marketing, social, programmes, events, onsite collateral, and more.
  • Create designs for a diverse range of projects, both print and digital, maintain brand consistency across marketing materials, presentations, and programme collateral
    • Coordinate with curators and programmers on creative for all exhibitions, events and programmes.
  • Uphold MOCA’s best practices and brand guidelines.
    • Oversee creative briefs, are executed on brand, on time and on budget.
  • Liaise with suppliers to produce high-quality collateral and oversee production at the best price, including photographers, videographers, printers and writers.

Digital

  • Develop strategic and responsive monthly content calendars detailing museum activities and organizational priorities.
  • Support email marketing program; supervise the process for approval of content internally and externally to ensure timely review and deployment.
  • Support digital campaigns by maintaining website content, developing landing pages and SEO copy
  • Contribute to and execute strategy to achieve audience growth targets for social platforms.
    • Develop content, schedule, build community and provide customer service on social platforms to increase followers and awareness
    • Audit and report on social media metrics

Content Creation

  • Create compelling marketing copy for various mediums as needed, using in-house or external suppliers.
  • Contribute to storytelling assets as in-house photographer/videographer of key museum events and activities.

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in marketing with a focus on digital advertising, social media and content.
  • Strong familiarity and experience with Adobe creative suite, particularly Photoshop,

Illustrator and InDesign

  • Experience in content marketing with strong writing and creative skills.
  • Excellent organization and time management skills with a keen attention to detail
  • Experience within a start-up or entrepreneurial setting is an advantage
  • Superior knowledge of all social platforms
  • Strong understanding of different media formats
  • Basic photography and/or videography experience
  • Experience using social media platforms

Salary range: $38-41K

Please apply with a CV, resume and portfolio (link or work samples) to Danielle lim humanresources@moca.ca.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

The Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto Canada advocates equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment and is committed to diversity in the workplace.

 

 

 

 

 

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-Brantford-
Executive Director
Woodland Cultural Centre

Under the guidance of the Woodland Cultural Centre Board of Directors, the Executive Director guides the strategic vision, mandate, mission and goals of the organization. As a local and national leader, the Executive Director will perform a wide range of complex management activities related to financial, governance, human resource management, community engagement, programme development, marketing/branding, advocacy and fundraising from both the public and private sectors.

The Executive Director will engage in a process of strategic planning and implementation in support of the mission, vision, mandate and goals of the Centre, and will ensure the Centre retains its leadership in all areas related to its Constitution.

The Executive Director will be visionary in fundraising, community engagement, and policy frameworks which will enable the Centre to achieve sustainability and leadership within a non-profit, charitable operational structure, while ensuring responsiveness to its primary stakeholder communities, partners and funders.

The Executive Director will lead the Centre into the important next phase of its history, building upon the foundational achievements of the past 47 years.

Overview of Responsibilities:

The Executive Director is responsible for the strategic operations of the WCC. This includes the day-to-day operations of the Museum/Gallery, the Mohawk Institute Historic Site, the Library/Archives, the Language programme and all other associated activities.

  1. To work with the Centre’s Board of Directors to ensure a dynamic, forward-looking, vision, mission and goals for the Centre.
  2. To create a progressive operational/management infrastructure in financial and human resource management, programme development, community engagement, marketing, education, collection management, museum and gallery exhibitions, historic site management, language resources and library and archives to operationalize the Centre’s strategic vision.
  3. To advocate and fundraise with the public, private and corporate sectors with a view towards sustainability and growth of the Centre’s strategic goals.
  4. To ensure responsibility and responsiveness to community stakeholders.
  5. To ensure strategic short, medium and long term planning and financial supports.
  6. To manage, motivate and develop a highly effective staff and volunteer team.
  7. To develop and implement robust marketing, media and social media strategies to support the Centre’s activities and aspirations.
  8. To demonstrate leadership within the Centre, locally and nationally on issues related to WCC mission.

Qualifications:

The Executive Director shall have:

  1. Respect, have knowledge and sensitivity to Indigenous Ontario and beyond; its culture, heritage, traditions, histories, aspirations, and protocols, and Woodland Cultural Centre goals and objectives.
  2. Proven senior management leadership expertise developed over 5 years of experience and relevant academic qualifications such as Business Administration/Cultural Management and/or other related education.
  3. A track record of strategic planning with achievable and proven results.
  4. Progressive expertise in fundraising from the public, private and corporate sectors.
  5. Demonstrated and innovative approaches to financial and resource management.
  6. The ability to communicate effectively to a range of stakeholders both verbally and in written form.
  7. Recognized success in overseeing the development of innovative educational frameworks.
  8. Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills and the ability to facilitate a positive work environment that supports staff development and success.

DOWNLOAD THE FULL JOB DESCRIPTION HERE

All applicants for this position should submit a cover letter, a current CV or Resume, and three references.

Preference will be given to applicants of Indigenous heritage.

If interested, please send cover letter and resumé with references to:

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

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

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

 

 

 

 

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-Kingston-
Bader Curator of European Art
Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen's University

Closing Date: 12/04/2020

About The Agnes:
The Agnes Etherington Art Centre is a leading art museum that proudly serves as an active research and learning resource at Queen’s University and as a public gallery for the Kingston, Ontario, community and beyond. Its superb collection spans European historical, Canadian historical, contemporary, Indigenous, African historical, and decorative arts. A central strength within that collection is The Bader Collection, comprised of over 200 European paintings with a focus on Dutch and Flemish Baroque, including four paintings by Rembrandt and others by his talented associates and students. The quality of these works has brought international renown to Agnes. By researching, collecting and preserving works of art, and through exhibiting and interpreting visual culture spanning the great artistic traditions of the past and the innovations of the present, Agnes creates opportunities for participation and exchange within and across communities.

About The Opportunity:
The Agnes Etherington Art Centre at Queen’s University is seeking an expert in historical European art with an in-depth knowledge of 17th-century Dutch and Flemish painting, to assume the position of Curator of European Art. 

Reporting to the Chief Curator/Curator of Canadian Historical Art, the Bader Curator of European Art will develop a creative artistic vision for the collection, ensuring its vitality by researching and developing acquisitions, exhibitions, publications and related public events that promote wide engagement and interest in European historical art. Additionally, the incumbent will foster global connections with others in the field and communicate with diverse clientele ranging from local and international visitors to university students and faculty to donors and benefactors, establishing an environment that is both collaborative and inclusive.

This position provides opportunity to effectively contribute to the European historical art field, while cultivating a high-level of expertise within a supportive and flexible learning environment. 

Applicants please follow the link below:

http://clients.njoyn.com/CL4/xweb/xweb.asp?clid=74827&page=jobdetails&jobid=J0719-1100&BRID=EX146136&SBDID=1&LANG=1


 

 


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-Windsor-
Education and Public Programs Coordinator
Art Gallery of Windsor

The Art Gallery of Windsor is a non-profit charitable organization formed in 1943 that collects, interprets and presents the visual arts of Canada, including artists of Indigenous and Inuit heritage, as well as the artists from the United States and Europe. The AGW is a valuable cultural resource for Windsor and Essex County as the region’s largest public art gallery.

The Art Gallery of Windsor is looking for a full-time Education and Public Programs Coordinator (hereafter “Coordinator”) with a strong commitment and enthusiasm for art education and pedagogy to join the AGW team. Reporting to the Curator of Education, the Coordinator will be responsible for the administration of K-12 school programs, family programs and administration of the Gallery Guide program. Excellent skills in multi-tasking, organizing, communication and research are pre-requisites for this position as the Coordinator will develop an understanding of the exhibitions, while liaising with and scheduling AGW’s volunteer Gallery Guides.

The Coordinator is also responsible for assisting, and supervision of studio programs including, maintaining budgets, supplies, and program registrations. The Coordinator will be responsible for maintaining outreach activities and community partnerships with a goal to sustain and build new audiences.  

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Post-Secondary degree/s in the Visual Arts and/or Visual Arts Education or equivalent;
  • Minimum three-years’ experience as a gallery or museum program coordinator or equivalent;
  • Thorough knowledge of visual arts and the ability to research, prepare and present educational information which is accessible to a range of ages and levels of experience including grant writing;
  • Strong written and oral communications and administrative skills including computer literacy and knowledge of database management systems.

Candidates are advised that this is a unionized position within the scope of the AGW’s Collective Agreement with the Canadian Union of Public Employees.

COMPENSTATION:

Start: $23.62/hr
After 6 months: $24.80/hr
After 1 Year: $26.00/hr

Please send your CV and a statement of interest to both Chris Finn at cfinn@agw.ca and Thomas Boucher at tboucher@agw.ca

The position will remain open until a suitable Indigenous candidate can be appointed.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

The Art Gallery of Windsor is committed to employment equity and supports building a skilled and diverse workforce. Members from the following designated groups (Women, Indigenous, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities and Sexual Minorities) are encouraged to apply and to self-identify. 

 

 

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Full Time AZ Driver
PACART

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

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

Requirements:

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

Assets:

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

Scope of work:

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

Salary: 70,000 +

Job Type: Full-time

Required license or certification: AZ

 

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Full Time Art Logistics Specialists
PACART

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

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

Job description:

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

The successful candidates must:

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

Assets to the position:

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

Wage & Benefits:

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

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

 

 

 

 

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