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-Cavan-
Art Gallery Administrator
Galerie Q

Application Deadline: N/A
Date Posted: April 21, 2017

Salary: $30,000
Term: Full-time

Organization Description:

Galerie Q

Located in Cavan Monaghan Township, Galerie Q aims to promote and preserve arts and culture through education and community building endeavors.Galerie Q fosters a partnership between Canadian artists and the public.  Q exhibits both established RCA and contemporary Quebecois painters.

Galerie Q transports its guests through dynamic paintings into the world of captivating rural and urban landscapes.The goals of Galerie Q are achieved through thoughtful and thought-provoking themed exhibitions of artwork painted in oil and acrylic by seasoned master painters and contemporary artists.

Galerie Q is a not-for-profit social enterprise.  Its profits fund educational and community building activities including exhibitions, benefits, lectures and readings.

Annually Q presents donations to various local charities. Galerie Q is a not-for-profit social enterprise with a focus on French Canadian and established RCA painters. All Profits generated on an annual basis, fund educational and community building activities including exhibitions, benefits, lectures and readings. Galerie Q aims to promote and preserve arts and culture through a partnership between Canadian artists and the public.

Job Description:

Galerie Q located in Cavan Ontario is seeking a full-time, well-organized and enthusiastic individual with strong sales and communication skills to assist with social media, administrative tasks, and the general art sales activities.

Applicants who apply are required to have a college, CEGEP or other university certificates from a program of one year to two years with a relevant degree. Work experience three years or less in a given art field will be highly considered.

TO APPLY:

Please submit a cover letter with your resume to:

info@galerie-q.com

Contact Information:

Kathryn
Phone: (705) 944-8888
Email: kl@galerie-q.com
Website: www.galerie-q.com

 

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-Kingston-
Textile Conservation Technician
Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen's University

Application Deadline: May 4, 2017
Date Posted: April 20, 2017

Job Description:

Do you have a passion for arts and cultural heritage and a desire to play an active role in the preservation of Canadian historical fashion? An energetic and detail-oriented person is sought to undertake the documentation and care of the Queen’s University Collection of Canadian Dress at the Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen’s University.

The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and performance-driven, able to work independently and as part of the vibrant Agnes team. They will have a keen interest in contributing to an internationally renowned art institution that upholds museum-standard practices for the care, protection and handling of historical objects. They will also possess enthusiasm for, knowledge of and experience with museum-quality textiles.

Deadline for application: 4 May 2017. For details on this one-year term appointment, please visit our Human Resources website at www.queensu.ca/humanresources.  At http://www.queensu.ca/humanresources/apps/jps/external.php scroll to Competition #2017-161. The University thanks all who express an interest in this position and advises that only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

 

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-Niagara-on-the-Lake
Studio Technician & Program Assistant
Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre

Application Deadline: May 22, 2017
Date Posted: April 20, 2017

Terms: Full-time contract (30 - 35 hours/week; 8 - 12 weeks)
$12/per hour. Must be available to work weekends. Position is dependent on Canada Summer Jobs Grant
Anticipated Start Date: June, 2017. Reports to: Director, Art Centre

The Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre is a not-for-profit community-based organization that supports and advances lifelong learning opportunities in the arts through our school and galleries, emphasizing community involvement and collaboration. Our mission is to engage, enrich and celebrate our diverse and growing population through the visual arts.

Job Description

The Studio Technician & Program Assistant (1 position) will gain meaningful, supervised summer work experience in studio set-up of equipment and supplies for summer programs and customer service and administrative experience at a not-for-profit arts centre.

Tasks and Responsibilities
    • Assist Instructor and/or Art Camp Coordinator in studio and outdoor outreach activities for a not-for-profit art gallery/studio providing visual art programming to children and youth in the Niagara Region.
    • Studio set-up, inventory and clean up of equipment and supplies for summer programs.
    • Assist instructors and students in the technical requirements of the program and studio.
    • Responsible for managing studio scheduling calendar
    • Set up and assist at art activities in outreach art tent for children and youth at various special events.
    • Assist with preparations for North Star Freedom Festival
    • Occasionally act as Gallery Attendant, responsible for overseeing gallery and arts administration duties.
    • Knowledgeable about the services the Arts Centre offers the community and familiar with current and upcoming exhibition, programs and events.

Qualifications

  • Currently studying or equivalent experience in: Visual Arts/Fine Art/Art History or Education
  • Strong working knowledge of studio art supplies, equipment and tools
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills are required
  • Some experience working with children and youth
  • First Aid/CPR training will be required
  • Vulnerable Sector Screening will be required
  • Canada Summer Jobs Student Eligibility: Between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment; a registered full-time students in the previous academic year and intend to return to school full-time in the next academic year; a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; and, legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.

Send resume and cover letter in one document by May 22, 2017 to:
Rima Boles, Director Art Centre
The Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre, 247 Ricardo Street, P.O. Box 676  Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON  L0S 1J0
Email: office@niagarapumphouse.ca
*Please include your name and the job title in the subject of your email*

This position is supported by CSJ Grant Funding, and will only be filled if the funding is approved. If partial funding is received, the # of weeks, or hours per week may be modified. The Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for interview will be contacted.


www.niagarapumphouse.ca

 

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-Niagara-on-the-Lake-
Art Camp & Outreach Coordinator (Summer Student)
Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre

Application Deadline: May 8, 2017
Date Posted: April 20, 2017

Terms: Full-time contract (30 - 35 hours/week; 10 - 16 weeks)
$14/per hour. Must be available to work weekends. Position is dependent on Canada Summer Jobs Grant
Anticipated Start Date: May, 2017. Reports to: Director, Art Centre

The Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre is a not-for-profit community-based organization that supports and advances lifelong learning opportunities in the arts through our school and galleries, emphasizing community involvement and collaboration. Our mission is to engage, enrich and celebrate our diverse and growing population through the visual arts.

Job Description

The Art Camp & Outreach Coordinator (1 position) will gain meaningful, supervised summer work experience in running a children’s summer art camp and assisting with special events at a not-for-profit arts centre. The summer student will be responsible for camp planning, inventory, instruction and supervision of summer camps.

 Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Coordinate summer art camp and outdoor outreach art activities for a not-for-profit art gallery/studio and providing visual art programming providing services to children and youth ages 5-12 and families from the Niagara Region.
  • Assist with camp planning and registration prior to start of summer art camps in July & August.
  • Research and develop art educational programming proposals, lesson plans, materials lists, audio-visual support and visual examples of projects for art camp.
  • Responsible for set up of activities, teaching art and supervising children and youth during summer art camps and outreach art tent at special events.
  • Plan and teach art project during summer camp that give a voice the Niagara Region’s Black history in preparation for North Star Freedom Festival in the fall.
  • Research and deliver art activities in outreach art tent for children and youth at various special events.
  • Coordinate plans for our participation in North Star Freedom Festival (bi-national festival) with Bravo Niagara in Fall 2017.
  • Occasionally act as Gallery Attendant, responsible for overseeing gallery space and arts administration duties.
  • Knowledgeable about the services the Arts Centre offers the community and familiar with current and upcoming exhibition, programs and events.

Qualifications

  • Currently studying or equivalent experience in: Visual Arts/Fine Art/Art History or Early Childhood Education/Child & Youth Studies or Education
  • Strong understanding of visual arts and art history
  • Experience working with children and youth
  • Lesson planning, teaching and classroom management experience
  • Administrative experience is considered an asset
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills are required
  • First Aid/CPR training will be required
  • Vulnerable Sector Screening will be required
  • Canada Summer Jobs Student Eligibility: Between 15 and 30 years of age at the start of employment; a registered full-time students in the previous academic year and intend to return to school full-time in the next academic year; a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; and, legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.

Send resume and cover letter in one document by May 8, 2017 to:

Rima Boles, Director Art Centre
The Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre, 247 Ricardo Street, P.O. Box 676  Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON  L0S 1J0
Email: office@niagarapumphouse.ca

*Please include your name and the job title in the subject of your email*

 This position is supported by CSJ Grant Funding, and will only be filled if the funding is approved. If partial funding is received, the # of weeks, or hours per week may be modified. The Niagara Pumphouse Arts Centre thanks all applicants, however, only those selected for interview will be contacted.

www.niagarapumphouse.ca

 

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-Burlington-
Summer Education Assistant
Art Gallery of Burlington

Application Deadline: April 30, 2017
Date Posted: April 18, 2017

The Art Gallery of Burlington Summer Camp program attracts over 350 participants each summer.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the Volunteer Coordinator to interview, select, train and schedule student volunteer support for the 7 weeks of summer studio courses.
  • Assist with planning, implementation and management of the before and after care and nutrition break program for campers
  • Responsible for managing documentation of feedback
  • Liaise with parents and staff for individual camper concerns
  • Liaise with Volunteer Coordinator regarding student volunteer issues
  • Develop a weekly recognition program for volunteers
  • Assist with the stocking of supplies related to all studio courses for children.
  • Gain an understanding of the operations of a vital non-profit organization.

Education:

Applicants must be current full-time students from a college or university in one of the following disciplines: Education, Fine Art, Art History, Museum Studies, Decorative Arts, Cultural Studies or a related discipline and intends to return to school on a full-time basis during the next academic year.

Skills and Abilities:

  • teaching experience and the ability to manage groups of children between ages 4 and 16 years
  • craft and visual art knowledge
  • strong organizational, problem solving, liaison and communications skills
  • strong time management and work planning skills
  • familiar with Microsoft Office

Details:

Duration: 12 weeks, 40 hours per week from June 5 to August 25, 2017
Pay rate: $15/hr

Please apply by 6 pm April 30, 2017 to:

Art Gallery of Burlington
1333 Lakeshore Road, Burlington ON L7S 1A9
careers@artgalleryofburlington.com with ‘Summer Education Assistant’ in the subject line.

To be eligible to participate individuals must:

  • be between 18 and 30 years of age at the start of the employment
  • have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year and intend to return to school on a full-time basis in the next academic year;
  • be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or persons to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act 6; and
  • be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial/territorial legislation and regulations.

* Members of the Aboriginal community or members of a visible minority are encouraged to apply

 

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-Toronto-
Administrative Assistant, Volunteer Resources
TIFF

Application Deadline: April 28, 2017
Date Posted: April 13, 2017
Term: full-time

Organization Description:

Toronto International Film Festival 

The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is a charitable, not for profit, cultural organization whose mission is to transform the way people see the world. Its vision is to lead the world in creative and cultural discovery through the moving image. 

Job Description:

TIFF is dedicated to presenting the best of international and Canadian cinema to film lovers in our home TIFF Bell Lightbox.  Our aim is to become a creative community and global leader, and one of the world’s premiere organizations in the discovery and understanding of film.

TIFF, a vibrant not-for-profit arts organization, is hiring for the position of:

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, VOLUNTEER RESOURCES

Reporting to the Manager, Volunteer and Intern Resources, the Assistant with provide administrative support in the TIFF Volunteer department in the areas of volunteer recruitment, training, scheduling, and supervision.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead administration for several volunteer teams year-round and for various events and festivals; including the Toronto International Film Festival and TIFF Kids International Film Festival
  • Liaise with staff from respective departments to develop and manage volunteer position descriptions and shift schedules; track volunteer attendance and ensure minimum term requirements are met
  • Oversee Volunteer Office communications: respond to high volume of emails, phone calls and in-person inquiries in a timely and tactful manner
  • Contribute to the development of surveys, newsletter, orientation and training materials – including, but not limited to, generating content in Keynote, InDesign, Microsoft Word, Adobe PDF, and MailChimp
  • Assist with the intake of online volunteer applications, including screening and interviewing of candidates while adhering to strict timelines
  • Provide administrative support in a busy office environment including minute-taking for departmental meetings, drafting surveys, managing departmental records (Excel spreadsheets, Google Docs, and online scheduling database)
  • Provide administrative support for various elements of the TIFF Internship programme
  • Participate in the training and supervision of interns, co-op students and volunteers assisting in the Volunteer Office
  • Accurately manage all departmental database information including maintenance of volunteer service records, volunteer schedules, performance notations, and account updates
  • Assist in facilitating volunteer orientation and training sessions, including communicating TIFF Volunteer Programme information to large and diverse audiences
  • Assist with the logistics and execution of volunteer recognition events
  • Create a comfortable, inclusive and welcoming atmosphere where all staff and volunteers feel appreciated and engaged

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 1 or more years of administrative experience. Highly proficient computer skills (knowledge of Keynote, Word, Excel, Gmail, Google Docs, InDesign etc.)
  • Proven experience working with scheduling and/or contact management databases (experience with an online volunteer management tool is an asset)
  • 1 or more years of proven experience supervising volunteers, co-op students or interns
  • Previous experience maintaining a heavy workload, successfully overseeing multiple projects at one time
  • Excellent communication skills (through email, in-person, and telephone)
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, open-concept environment and adapting to frequently changing priorities
  • Comfortable speaking and engaging with large groups of volunteers and staff in a personable and professional manner
  • Proactive, able to take initiative
  • An exceptional eye for detail
  • Able to accommodate a flexible work schedule, evening work and weekend work is required

TO APPLY:

HOW TO SUBMIT & APPLICATION DEADLINE:

  • Please submit cover letter, resumé and the names and phone numbers of 3 references as one (1) PDF or Word document, by 5pm on FRIDAY, APRIL 28, 2017
  • All applications must be submitted online through the posting found on our website tiff.net/careers
  • Please note in your cover letter where you saw this job posting

CLOSING:
We thank everyone who applies for their interest, but only candidates selected for an interview are contacted. No telephone or walk-in inquiries please. All applications are considered confidential.

TIFF is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities and will work with applicants to meet their needs. TIFF is an equal opportunity employer.

TIFF is a charitable, not-for-profit cultural organization whose mission is to transform the way people see the world, through film.  Its vision is to lead the world in creative and cultural discovery through the moving image.

 

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-Oshawa-
Summer Gallery Interpreter (YCW / Student)
The Robert McLaughlin Gallery

Application Deadline:May 1, 2017
Date Posted: April 12, 2017

The Education and Public Programs department at The Robert McLaughlin Gallery is currently seeking applications for Gallery Interpreter summer positions. Responsibilities include designing and delivering art education, which is adapted for toddlers, children, and teens in a day camp setting. Interpreters work closely with RMG staff to adapt and deliver thematic gallery and studio based programming which engages young learners to look at, think, and talk about modern and contemporary Canadian art, including the RMG’s permanent collections and special exhibitions.
Other responsibilities include:

  • Attending training sessions and exhibition talks as  required
  • Conducting independent research on artists, art movements, and exhibitions
  • Instructing and supervising children who are in the care of the Gallery
  • Developing and leading indoor and outdoor games
  • Adhering to RMG Health and Safety policies and other RMG policies
  • Recognizing and managing a medical emergency should it occur, and taking precautions for risk reduction and prevention (training provided)
  • Obtain, upon hiring,  a valid police record check with Vulnerable Sector Screening

ELIGIBILITY
This is a Young Canada Works (YCW) Summer Student Position. You are eligible to apply if you:

  • Are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada. (Note: Non-Canadian students holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible);
  • Are legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • Are between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
  • Are registered in the YCW on-line candidate inventory;
  • Are willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment; (applicants with disabilities are permitted to work part-time if required)
  • Do not have another full-time job (over 30 hours a week) while employed with YCW;
  • Have been a full-time student in the semester preceding the YCW job, pursuing a postgraduate diploma or degree in fine arts (visual arts), education, museum studies, art history or related field;
  • Intend to return to full-time studies in the semester following the YCW job.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Have knowledge of a variety of art-making techniques using a variety of medium
  • Experience as a visual artist and/or art instructor
  • Have experience working with and teaching art to children and teens
  • Possess the ability to design and deliver art education adapted for toddlers, children, and teens in a day camp setting
  • Possess the ability to conduct research using a variety of methods (on-line, books, catalogs, etc.)
  • Enthusiasm, creativity, and a commitment to provide a positive experience for children of all ages and abilities
  • Strong communication and leadership skills
  • A proven ability to work independently as well a part of  a team
  • Responsibility, punctuality and reliability are all a must

Experience in the following areas is considered a strong asset:

  • Knowledge of abstraction, postmodernism, and contemporary Canadian art
  • Experience working in a museum or art gallery setting
  • Experience working with children with disabilities
  • Experience working in culturally diverse and/or Indigenous communities

PRIORTY CRITERIA

All interested and qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. The RMG champions and empowers people of all abilities, and fosters an environment of inclusivity and collaboration. As such, we prioritize applications from qualified applicants who also meet any of the following priority criteria:

  • Applicants who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
  • Applicants who are Indigenous or culturally diverse (POC)
  • Applicants who have disabilities
  • Applicants who reside in the Durham Region

SALARY AND HOURS

This full-time, 13-week summer position is from June 5 – September 1, 2017. Hours fluctuate between 35-40 hours per week, Monday to Friday. Hourly rate of pay is $14.00/hr. Applicants with disabilities may request a reduced schedule.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your CV or resume, proof of full-time student status in the semester proceeding June 2017, and a brief letter of interest summarizing:

1) Your related qualifications
2) If you meet any of the priority criteria (optional)
To:

Elizabeth Sweeney, Manager of Public Programs
The Robert McLaughlin Gallery
72 Queen Street, Civic Centre
Oshawa, ON L1H 3Z3
or email esweeney@rmg.on.ca by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, May 1, 2017.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applications received will be screened based on information provided. Please ensure you include all relevant details about your qualifications for this position. The RMG is committed to providing quality services by establishing a qualified workforce that reflects the diverse population it serves. The RMG encourages applications from all qualified individuals.

 

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-Kleinburg-
Executive Assistant / Office Manager
McMichael Canadian Art Collection

Application Deadline: April 24, 2017
Date Posted: April 12, 2017

The Context

The McMichael Canadian Art Collection ranks among Canada’s top public galleries in size and significance. The Gallery, exhibition, and programming space are surrounded by a network of outdoor trails, outdoor sculpture garden and 100 acres of conservation land with breathtaking views of the Humber Valley. Over 6,000 works of art representing the Art of Canada comprise the permanent collection, and the gallery welcomes on average more than 115,000 visitors annually.

The Opportunity

The McMichael is seeking a full time Executive Assistant / Office Manager who acts as the primary point of contact supporting the Executive Director of the McMichael Canadian Art Collection. The Executive Assistant provides administrative support to the Director and serves as Secretary to the Board of Trustees and Foundation Board, and is responsible for protocol and governmental requirements, managing visiting officials and internal relations to the Executive Director office, and working in close relations with the Development department and the senior management team.

The successful candidate will have 3+ years administrative support experience, solid application of Microsoft Suite of products, experience working with and responding to senior stakeholders, as well as excellent writing, communication and customer service skills, with a respect for confidentiality and attention to detail. Knowledge of the art/museum environment and experience working with Boards in the government / not-for-profit and/or cultural sector are assets. Knowledge of a second language, preferably French, is also an asset.

Application process

Those interested in applying to this opportunity are asked to submit their resume with a cover letter to hr@mcmichael.com by April 24, 2017.  

We thank all candidates for their applications; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  The McMichael Canadian Art Collection supports individuals with disabilities throughout the interview process and those chosen for placement.

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

 

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-Kitchener-Waterloo-
Manager, Media and Communications
Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery

Application Deadline: May 1, 2017
Date Posted: April 12, 2017

The Manager, Media and Communications is an innovative and energetic professional responsible for overseeing all media and communications at the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery.  As a member of the Gallery’s team, the Manager of Media and Communications will develop and execute a comprehensive communications plan including public and media relations, traditional and digital media, social media, and e-communications. The incumbent plays a critical role in supporting the Executive Director and Senior Managers as they create excitement about the Gallery, sharing the Gallery’s aspirations, stories and programming initiatives, and engaging with partners, supporters and the community.

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

Please send a resume and cover letter before May 1, 2017 at 5:00 pm to:

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

Only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.

 


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-Toronto-
Directeur général
Le Labo

Offre d’emploi : Directrice générale / Directeur général
Commencement : juin 2017
Durée : Poste permanent (période de probation de 6 mois)
Salaire : selon expérience
Temps de travail : temps plein (35 heures semaine)
Date limite de candidature : le vendredi, 28 avril 2017

Please send your application in French as this position requires fluency in French language.

Le Labo, unique centre d’arts médiatiques francophone hors Québec, offre un poste de directeur(trice) général(e). Nous recherchons un professionnel des arts, passionné par la création artistique contemporaine et désireux de soutenir le développement de la communauté artistique francophone en arts médiatiques.

Ce poste demande des compétences en gestion de projets et supervision de centre d’artiste. Vous collaborerez avec des acteurs locaux, provinciaux et nationaux des arts médiatiques. En tant que représentant de la communauté du Labo, le directeur est un interlocuteur reconnu au sein de la communauté artistique et francophone de l’Ontario et du Canada.

Description du poste :
Sous la supervision du Conseil d’administration, le directeur général est responsable de la saine gestion administrative et financière. Il supervise les autres salariés du Labo. Il veille au bon déroulement de la programmation artistique de l’organisme. Il représente Le Labo lors d’évènements publics et privés.

Les responsabilités du poste sur s’étendent plusieurs domaines et comprennent les tâches suivantes :

  • Recherche de financement public et privé
  • Responsable de la gestion financière de l’organisme y compris élaboration du budget et comptabilité
  • Planification stratégique et opérationnelle pour l’organisme
  • Prise en charge des demandes de subvention et des rapports
  • Elaboration et coordination de la programmation (en coordination avec le comité de programmation et le CA) ainsi que des évènements
  • Mise en place et administration des collaborations avec des organismes parallèles
  • Développement de la membriété, de l’auditoire et accroissement de la visibilité du Labo
  • Supervision de l’équipe
  • Autres tâches administratives selon les besoins

Compétences requises:

  • Baccalauréat en gestion, administration, arts ou domaine équivalent
  • Min. 3 ans d’expérience en tant que directeur/trice de département ou de centre d’artistique autogéré ou d’organisme équivalent ou d’expérience en coordination d’expositions, d’événements et/ou de projets artistiques
  • Solides compétences en gestion financière
  • Expérience dans le domaine de la levée de fond
  • Solides connaissances des systèmes de financement publics canadiens
  • Connaissance du milieu des arts médiatiques et contemporains et du secteur des organisations à but non lucratif
  • Excellente maîtrise écrite et verbale du français et de l’anglais
  • Excellente habileté en communication orale
  • Expérience dans la supervision d’équipe
  • Capacité à l’analyse et résolution de problèmes
  • Capacité à travailler de manière indépendante et en équipe
  • Connaissance du logiciel de comptabilité Sage
  • Flexibilité d’horaire, soirées et fins de semaines

Maîtrise des logiciels SAGE, CADAC, la suite Microsoft Office, SUMAC sont appréciés et valorisés.

Pour postuler, veuillez faire parvenir par courriel, un curriculum vitae, une lettre d’intention ainsi que trois références à l’adresse suivante :

lelaboembauche@gmail.com

Merci à toutes les personnes qui postulent. Veuillez noter que seules les personnes retenues pour une entrevue seront contactées.

Le Labo est un employeur équitable.

 

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-Hamilton-
Summer Gallery Assistant (Young Canada Works)
Hamilton Artists Inc.

Application Deadline: May 13, 2017
Date Posted: April 7, 2017

Anticipated Start Date:
May 28, 2017
Term:
YCW Summer position ; 30 hrs/week
Wage: $11.40/hr

Hamilton Artists Inc. is looking for a Gallery Assistant for 30 hours a week, starting May 28 - September 3, 2017 (anticipated dates, to be confirmed pending funding approval).  This opportunity requires working weekdays, evenings (during events) and weekends. The Inc. is a fast paced environment working with contemporary artists and the larger Hamilton community and is therefore looking for someone who is friendly, innovative, politically sensitive, enjoys working in a team environment and has excellent communication skills. Job duties include: installation and gallery prep, research and program development, membership management, marketing and promotion of gallery events (print and online), exhibition coordination, grant writing, developing an exhibition essay, archival documentation and working directly with our cultural community. 

Job Description:

The Gallery Assistant will work closely with the Executive and Programming Directors to provide preparatory, installation, administrative, research, and program development support to gallery operations and the organizational archive. The Gallery Assistant will provide support for the planning and implementation of exhibitions, membership coordination, special events and community outreach programming, including talks, screenings and workshops. This position will also support the development of our archival research facility as well as day-to-day tasks including administration and communications.

Qualifications:

  1. Meets the criteria for YCW Eligibility
  2. Advanced English and basic French is an asset.
  3. Excellent knowledge of contemporary art and Canadian artist-run centres.
  4. Excellent written communication skills and proven ability to write critical interpretive texts
  5. Currently undertaking a Studio Art, Art History, Museum Studies or Curatorial degree at the Undergraduate or Graduate level.
  6. Full proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, Wordpress and social media platforms, Adobe Creative Suite (intermediate Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop) typing, and researching skills.  QuickBooks proficiency is an asset but not necessary.
  7. Ability to multitask within a fast paced environment, autonomously as well as within a team setting

The hiring committee’s decisions are informed through a policy and procedures document that considers diversity in the hiring process. Hamilton Artists Inc. is committed to employment equity.

Application deadline:  May 13, 2017
This position is subject to the availability of funding through the Young Canada Works program.

Requirements:

Please email a resume, short critical writing sample, and cover letter indicating your YCW eligibility, your interest in the position, describing your understanding of our organization, and related skills to:

Jessica Vellenga- Executive Director
director@theinc.ca
Subject line:  YCW Application - your name

We thank all interested applicants in advance, but will only be contacting those selected for an interview.

The interview process will occur mid May. Applicants will be notified of a decision by the end of May.

 YCW Eligibility Criteria:

  • be legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or have refugee status in Canada (Note: Non- Canadian students holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible.);
  • be between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of YCW employment;
  • have been a full-time student (as defined by the educational institution) in the semester preceding their job with YCW;
  • intend to return to full-time studies in the semester following their job with YCW;
  • be willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment;
  • not have another full-time job (over 30 hours a week) while employed with YCW; and
  • be registered in the YCW online candidate inventory  https://young-canada-works.canada.ca/

 

 

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Curatorial Assistant
RiverBrink Art Museum

Application Deadline: April 30, 2017
Date Posted: March 29, 2017
Job Start: May 15, 2017

Job Type: Temporary Job (Summer, Student, Seasonal)

Job Description:

RiverBrink Art Museum requires a Curatorial Assistant for the period of May 15 to September 2 2017. The successful candidate will work with curatorial staff, conduct research in preparation for an upcoming Sesquicentennial-themed exhibition, and provide project management assistance. The student will also be responsible for creating a virtual tour of installed exhibitions and will conduct additional research on art works in the collection. The position also requires some work at museum reception, in the gift shop, providing introduction and assistance to visitors. This is a full-time position (at $12.00 per hour for a total of 37.5 hours per week) during the summer season. The successful candidate will work a Monday to Friday shift with occasional evening or weekend work. RiverBrink is not accessible by public transit and student must have their own transportation.

RiverBrink Art Museum is located in the village of Queenston, Niagara-on-the-lake. The fine art museum houses the Samuel E. Weir Collection of over 1400 art works, a fine art library, decorative arts and archival documents and hosts exhibitions of historical and contemporary art. visit www.riverbrink.org.

Interested candidates must have completed at least one year of post-secondary education in a relevant field, such as art history, museum studies, fine art or Canadian history. Past experience in a museum or art gallery would be an asset, however previous experience with research and project management will be considered. The ideal candidate will have excellent oral and written communication skills, a passion for art and art history, and intermediate knowledge of digital photography.

The Candidate must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or have refugee status, be between the ages of 18 to 30, have completed a full term of post-secondary study and be returning to full-time study in the fall.

RiverBrink is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from persons with disabilities, from members of the indigenous community, and visible minorities.

Applications with cover letter will be accepted until April 30 2017 by Gina Yaremchak, Administrator (gyaremchak@riverbrink.org).

 

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Visitor Services Assistant
RiverBrink Art Museum

Application Deadline: April 30, 2017
Date Posted: March 29, 2017
Start Date: May 15, 2017
Salary:
$12.00/hr at 37.5 hours/week

Job Description:

RiverBrink Art Museum requires a Visitor Services Assistant for the period of May 15 to September 2 2017. The successful candidate will work with curatorial and administrative staff to create and implement an arts-based content and promotion strategy for the art museum. Among the tasks will be the development of a regular publishing schedule to promote art-based content through advertising, social media, museum website development and a blog-web component. The student will be responsible for monitoring, evaluating and responding to the art museum's current social media presence, and will develop strategies to better cultivate audience development and engagement through written work and research on the permanent collection, and connections to the museum's programming calendar. The position also requires some work at museum reception, in the gift shop, providing introduction and assistance to visitors. This is a full-time position (at $12.00 per hour for a total of 37.5 hours per week) during the summer season. The successful candidate will work a Tuesday to Saturday shift with occasional evening or weekend work. RiverBrink is not accessible by public transit and the student must have their own transportation.

RiverBrink Art Museum is located in the village of Queenston, Niagara-on-the-lake. The fine art museum houses the Samuel E. Weir Collection of over 1400 art works, a fine art library, decorative arts and archival documents and hosts exhibitions of historical and contemporary art. Please visit www.riverbrink.org. Interested candidates must have completed at least one year of post-secondary education in a relevant field, such as communications, art history, museum studies, fine art or Canadian history. Past experience in a museum or art gallery would be an asset, however previous experience with research, and marketing will be considered. The ideal candidate will have excellent oral and written communication skills, a passion for art and art history, and knowledge of web and blog design/maintenance. The candidate must also possess in-depth knowledge and understanding of social media platforms, their respective participants and how each platform can be deployed in different scenarios, specifically relating to arts-based content. The Candidate must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or have refugee status, be between the ages of 18 to 30, have completed a full term of post-secondary study and be returning to full-time study in the fall.

RiverBrink is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from persons with disabilities, from members of the indigenous community, and visible minorities.

Applications with cover letter will be accepted until April 30 2017 by Gina Yaremchak, Administrator (gyaremchak@riverbrink.org).

 

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Summer Gallery Attendant
Oakville Galleries

Application Deadline: May 1, 2017
Date Posted: March 28, 2017

Terms: Full-time contract
Start Date:21 June 2017
End Date:  2 September 2017
Salary Level:  $13/hour
Language of work:  English; French considered an asset

Oakville Galleries is a leading contemporary art museum that engages people with the questions that shape us as individuals, communities and cultures. The Galleries serves communities in Oakville, Halton Region and wider audiences nationally and internationally. We are currently looking for Summer Gallery Attendants to add to our dynamic education team.

Nature and Scope of Position

Reporting to the Education Officer, the Summer Gallery Attendant engages the public in discussions about Oakville Galleries’ exhibitions and programs, and is responsible for the security of the works of art on view.

General Responsibilities and Functions

  • Host visitors to Oakville Galleries’ exhibitions and programs;
  • Initiate discussions about and lead tours of the exhibitions on view;
  • Provide information and accept registrations for Oakville Galleries' educational and public programs;
  • Take registrations for summer camps and update corresponding class lists and databases;
  • Promote membership programs to visitors;
  • Maintain attendance records;
  • Open and close the gallery spaces on time;
  • Provide assistance to the Education, Communications, Development and Curatorial departments as required.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate:

  • is enrolled in a post-secondary program in Art History, Art Education, Visual and/or Media Arts, Museum Studies or a related discipline;
  • demonstrates a solid knowledge of and keen interest in contemporary art and/or museum practices;
  • is comfortable interacting with members of the public and delivering public talks;
  • is responsible, hard-working, enthusiastic and dynamic;
  • has a proven ability to communicate effectively.

The Summer Gallery Attendant position is dependent on funding from the Canadian Heritage Young Canada Works program (YCW). Candidates for the position must:

  • be legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada (unfortunately, non-Canadian students holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible);
  • be between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
  • intend to return to full-time studies in the fall of 2017.

Application deadline: 1 May 2017. Please submit cover letter and resume to educationjobs@oakvillegalleries.com

Oakville Galleries is an equal opportunity employer.  We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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Summer Art Instructor
Oakville Galleries

Application Deadline: May 1, 2017
Date Posted: March 28, 2017

Terms: Full-time contract
Start Date: 19 June 2017
End Date: 1 September 2017
Salary Level: $18/hour
Language of work:  English; French considered an asset

Oakville Galleries is a leading contemporary art museum that engages people with the questions that shape us as individuals, communities and cultures. The Galleries serves communities in Oakville, Halton Region and wider audiences nationally and internationally. We are currently looking for Summer Art Instructors to add to our dynamic education team.
 
Nature and Scope of Position

Reporting to the Education Officer, the Summer Art Instructors prepare and deliver a wide range of art-based activities to participants (ages 6 to 14) in Oakville Galleries’ summer camps. 

General Responsibilities and Functions

  • Contribute to summer camp preparation, including finalizing program lesson plans, coordinating supplies and equipment, and piloting program activities;
  • Lead children ages 6 to 14 in hands-on art-making activities indoors and outdoors throughout the summer;
  • Communicate with staff, parents and children to ensure the safety, security and efficiency of the camp;
  • Maintain a safe and clean environment for camp participants;
  • Lead post-camp childcare;
  • Evaluate and revise program activities on an ongoing basis and upon program conclusion.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate:

  • is enrolled in a post-secondary program in Art History, Art Education, Visual and/or Media Arts, Museum Studies or a related discipline;
  • has experience teaching and supervising groups of children (ages 6-14) in a camp and/or educational setting;
  • demonstrates a solid knowledge of and a keen interest in contemporary visual art;
  • is familiar with a broad range of artistic techniques, practices and materials;
  • has experience in developing lesson and activity plans and a demonstrated interest in working with children;
  • has strong organizational, planning and leadership skills;
  • has an ability to work both independently and to be pro-active in a team environment;
  • is responsible, hard-working, enthusiastic, and dynamic;
  • has demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Additional training/experience in recreation, early childhood education, film/video production, music and/or theatre will be looked upon highly. A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle will be considered an asset.

The Summer Art Instructor position is dependent on funding from the Canadian Heritage Young Canada Works program (YCW). Candidates for the position must:

  • be legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada (unfortunately, non-Canadian students holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible);
  • be between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
  • intend to return to full-time studies in the fall of 2017.

Application deadline: 1 May 2017. Please submit cover letter and resume to educationjobs@oakvillegalleries.com

Oakville Galleries is an equal opportunity employer.  We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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Bilingual Summer Camp Counselor
Oakville Galleries

Application Deadline: May 1, 2017
Date Posted: March 28, 2017

Terms: Full-time contract
Start Date: 19 June 2017
End Date:  1 September 2017
Salary Level:  $18/hour
Languages of work: English and French

Oakville Galleries is a leading contemporary art museum that engages people with the questions that shape us as individuals, communities and cultures. The Galleries serves communities in Oakville, Halton Region and wider audiences nationally and internationally. We are currently looking for a Bilingual Summer Camp Counselor to add to our dynamic education team.

Nature and Scope of Position

Reporting to the Education Officer, the Bilingual Summer Camp Counselor will oversee the day-to-day coordination of camp activities, manage camp volunteers, lead groups of children ages 6 to 14 in recreational activities, and assist Summer Art Instructors during art class instruction in English and French.

General Responsibilities and Functions

  • Contribute to summer camp preparation, including finalizing program lesson plans, coordinating supplies and equipment, and piloting program activities;
  • Lead children and youth ages 6 to 14 in hands-on art-making activities indoors and outdoors throughout the summer in English and French;
  • Communicate with staff, parents and children in English and French to ensure the safety, security and efficiency of the camp;
  • Maintain a safe and clean environment for camp participants;
  • Lead post-camp childcare;
  • Evaluate and revise program activities on an ongoing basis and upon program conclusion.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate:

  • is fluent in written and spoken English and French;
  • is enrolled in a post-secondary program in Art History, Art Education, Visual and/or Media Arts, Museum Studies or a related discipline;
  • has experience teaching and supervising groups of children and youth (ages 6 to 14) in a camp and/or educational setting;
  • demonstrates a solid knowledge of and a keen interest in contemporary visual art;
  • is familiar with a broad range of artistic techniques, practices and materials;
  • has experience in developing lesson and activity plans and a demonstrated interest in working with children;
  • has strong organizational, planning and leadership skills;
  • has an ability to work both independently and to be pro-active in a team environment;
  • is responsible, hard-working, enthusiastic and dynamic;
  • has demonstrated exceptional interpersonal and communication skills in both official languages.

Additional training/experience in recreation, early childhood education, film/video production, music and/or theatre is an asset. A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle will be considered an asset.

The Bilingual Summer Camp Counselor position is dependent on funding from the Young Canada Works in Both Official Languages program (YCW). Candidates for the position must:

  • be legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada. (Non-Canadian students holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible);
  • be between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
  • intend to return to full-time studies in the fall of 2017.

Application deadline: 1 May 2017. Please submit cover letter and resume to educationjobs@oakvillegalleries.com

Oakville Galleries is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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Summer Camp Counselor
Oakville Galleries

Application Deadline: May 1, 2017
Date Posted: March 28, 2017

Terms: Full-time contract
Start Date:  19 June 2017
End Date:  1 September 2017
Salary Level:   $18/hour
Language of work:  English; French considered an asset

Oakville Galleries is a leading contemporary art museum that engages people with the questions that shape us as individuals, communities and cultures. The Galleries serves communities in Oakville, Halton Region and wider audiences nationally and internationally. We are currently looking for a Summer Camp Counselor to add to our dynamic education team.

Nature and Scope of Position

Reporting to the Education Officer, the Summer Camp Counselor will oversee the day-to-day coordination of camp activities, manage camp volunteers, lead groups of children ages 6 to 14 in recreational activities, and assist Summer Art Instructors during art class instruction. 

General Responsibilities and Functions

  • Lead the delivery of scheduled daily camp activities and coordination of day-to-day tasks, including the management of supplies and classroom set-up;
  • Coordinate summer camp volunteers, prepare work schedules and maintain daily communication;
  • Communicate with staff, parents and children to ensure the safety, security and efficiency of the camp;
  • Design, plan and lead recreational activities outside of art class instruction for the duration of camp;
  • Lead pre-camp childcare;
  • Assist Summer Art Instructors during formal class instruction as needed, and maintain an ongoing awareness of program activities;
  • Maintain a safe and clean environment for camp participants;
  • Evaluate and revise program activities on an ongoing basis and upon program conclusion.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate:

  • is enrolled in a post-secondary program in Art History, Art Education, Visual and/or Media Arts, Museum Studies or a related discipline;
  • has experience teaching and supervising groups of children (ages 6-14) in a camp and/or educational setting;
  • demonstrates a solid knowledge of and a keen interest in contemporary visual art;
  • has experience in developing lesson and activity plans;
  • has strong organizational, planning and leadership skills;
  • has an ability to work both independently and to be pro-active in a team environment;
  • is responsible, hard-working, enthusiastic, and dynamic;
  • has demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Additional training/experience in recreation, early childhood education, film/video production, music and/or theatre will be looked upon highly. A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle will be considered an asset.

The Summer Camp Counselor position is dependent on funding from the Canadian Heritage Young Canada Works program (YCW). Candidates for the position must:

  • be legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada (unfortunately, non-Canadian students holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible);
  • be between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
  • intend to return to full-time studies in the fall of 2017.

 

Application deadline: 1 May 2017. Please submit cover letter and resume to educationjobs@oakvillegalleries.com

Oakville Galleries is an equal opportunity employer.  We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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Bilingual Gallery Assistant
Oakville Galleries

Application Deadline: May 1, 2017
Date Posted: March 28, 2017

Terms: Full-time contract
Start Date: 21 June 2017
End Date:  2 September 2017
Salary Level:  $13/hour
Languages of work: English and French

Oakville Galleries is a leading contemporary art museum that engages people with the questions that shape us as individuals, communities and cultures. The Galleries serves communities in Oakville, Halton Region and wider audiences nationally and internationally. We are currently looking for Bilingual Summer Gallery Assistants to add to our dynamic education team.

Nature and Scope of Position

Reporting to the Education Officer, the Bilingual Summer Gallery Assistants engage the public in discussions about Oakville Galleries’ exhibitions and programs in English and French, are responsible for the security of the works of art on view, and assist with the development of French-language educational materials.

General Responsibilities and Functions

  • Host visitors to Oakville Galleries’ exhibitions and programs;
  • Initiate discussions about and lead tours of the exhibitions on view;
  • Provide information and accept registrations for Oakville Galleries' educational and public programs;
  • Take registrations for summer camps and update corresponding class lists and databases;
  • Promote membership programs to visitors;
  • Maintain attendance records;
  • Open and close the gallery spaces on time;
  • Provide assistance to the Education, Communications, Development and Curatorial departments as required.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate:

  • is fluent in written and spoken English and French;
  • is enrolled in a post-secondary program in Art History, Art Education, Visual and/or Media Arts, Museum Studies or a related discipline;
  • demonstrates a solid knowledge of and keen interest in contemporary art and/or museum education practices;
  • has experience in developing lesson and activity plans and a demonstrated interest in working with children;
  • is comfortable interacting with members of the public and delivering public talks;
  • is responsible, hard-working, enthusiastic and dynamic;
  • has demonstrated exceptional interpersonal and communication skills in both official languages;
  • is comfortable using Apple computer products, audio/visual equipment such as digital projectors, has a good understanding of Google Drive and other online file sharing and storage platforms, and is familiar with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.

The Bilingual Summer Gallery Assistant positions are dependent on funding from the Young Canada Works in Both Official Languages program (YCW). Candidates for the position must:

  • be legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada (unfortunately, non-Canadian students holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible);
  • be between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
  • intend to return to full-time studies in the fall of 2017.


Application deadline: 1 May 2017. Please submit cover letter and resume to educationjobs@oakvillegalleries.com


Oakville Galleries is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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Bilingual Summer Art Instructor
Oakville Galleries

Application Deadline: May 1, 2017
Date Posted: March 27, 2017

Terms: Full-time contract
Start Date: 19 June 2017
End Date: 1 September 2017
Salary Level:  $18/hour
Languages of work: English and French

Oakville Galleries is a leading contemporary art museum that engages people with the questions that shape us as individuals, communities and cultures. The Galleries serves communities in Oakville, Halton Region and wider audiences nationally and internationally. We are currently looking for a Bilingual Summer Art Instructor to add to our dynamic education team.

Nature and Scope of Position
Reporting to the Education Officer, the Bilingual Summer Art Instructor prepares and delivers a wide range of art-based activities in English and French to participants (ages 6 to 14) in Oakville Galleries’ summer camps. 

General Responsibilities and Functions

  • Contribute to summer camp preparation, including finalizing program lesson plans, coordinating supplies and equipment, and piloting program activities;
  • Lead children and youth ages 6 to 14 in hands-on art-making activities indoors and outdoors throughout the summer in English and French;
  • Communicate with staff, parents and children in English and French to ensure the safety, security and efficiency of the camp;
  • Maintain a safe and clean environment for camp participants;
  • Lead post-camp childcare;
  • Evaluate and revise program activities on an ongoing basis and upon program conclusion.

Qualifications
The ideal candidate:

  • is fluent in written and spoken English and French;
  • is enrolled in a post-secondary program in Art History, Art Education, Visual and/or Media Arts, Museum Studies or a related discipline;
  • has experience teaching and supervising groups of children and youth (ages 6 to 14) in a camp and/or educational setting;
  • demonstrates a solid knowledge of and a keen interest in contemporary visual art;
  • is familiar with a broad range of artistic techniques, practices and materials;
  • has experience in developing lesson and activity plans and a demonstrated interest in working with children;
  • has strong organizational, planning and leadership skills;
  • has an ability to work both independently and to be pro-active in a team environment;
  • is responsible, hard-working, enthusiastic and dynamic;
  • has demonstrated exceptional interpersonal and communication skills in both official languages.

Additional training/experience in recreation, early childhood education, film/video production, music and/or theatre is an asset. A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle will be considered an asset.

The Bilingual Summer Art Instructor position is dependent on funding from the Young Canada Works in Both Official Languages program (YCW). Candidates for the position must:

  • be legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada. (Non-Canadian students holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible);
  • be between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment
  • intend to return to full-time studies in the fall of 2017.


    Application deadline: 1 May 2017. Please submit cover letter and resume to educationjobs@oakvillegalleries.com

Oakville Galleries is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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Chief Curator
Gardiner Museum

Application Deadline: May 01, 2017
Date Posted: March 06, 2017
Start Date: January 01, 2018
Term: Full-time; salary - commensurate with experience

Organization Description:

Gardiner Museum

Celebrating the Art of Ceramics

The Gardiner Museum celebrates the art of ceramics and engages local and international audiences by promoting understanding of the long history of people crafting in clay. Through the display of its permanent collections and special exhibitions, as well as through studio education, programs that engage diverse communities, and major contributions to scholarship, the Gardiner champions ceramics.

The Gardiner Museum Champions the Realness of Clay in a Virtual World

The Gardiner Museum wants people to experience ceramics as an art form that has enriched life for thousands of years, and as a craft that remains a vital medium for creativity. In a virtual world, the connection to the reality of clay, and to creating, is an imperative one. The Museum stewards a highly important collection, connecting visitors to the fundamental role of ceramics in many cultures throughout history, and offers special temporary displays, many highlighting the relevancy of ceramics to contemporary life. The Gardiner offers studio and educational programs for children and adults, as well as a varied, often audacious roster of programming that connects ceramics to important issues, usually produced with collaborators from the community. The Museum is intimate in scale and takes a personalized approach in all of its activities, even when communicating to an international audience.

Job Description:

Ideal Candidate

We are seeking an exceptional person to join the senior management of the Museum as our next Chief Curator.  He or she should be passionate about ceramics, and have a particular interest in modern or contemporary work, though also with sensitivity to our historic collections.  We are looking for a visionary, who will shape the future of our contemporary collections, lead both the Curatorial and the Education and Programs departments and work closely with the Board and the Curatorial Committee, the Executive Director & CEO, other colleagues and with the public.  The Chief Curator needs to be a gifted leader, a compelling communicator, both in the spoken word and in writing, an outstanding researcher willing to learn about our collections and enrich them, an ardent advocate for the Museum, and an able administrator. 

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in a related subject or relevant equivalent experience and publications. A minimum of eight years of progressive experience as a curator, scholar or artist; a distinguished body of publications and exhibitions or/and gallery development, experience working with donors, collectors, Board members, volunteers and members of the public, and strong administrative skills are all requirements.

Position overview

The Chief Curator plays a key role in the aspirations of the Gardiner Museum as a steward of our important collections, enhancing our profile in Canada and internationally through acquisitions, scholarship, gallery development, exhibitions and public engagement.  As the leader of both the Curatorial and the Education and Programs department, the Chief Curator is a passionate advocate for ceramics, to provoke and engage a diverse public and ensure the Museum’s next generation of support. The vision, dynamism and leadership of the Chief Curator is essential to these aspirations and to the future of the Museum.

Supervisor/Manager:  Executive Director and CEO

Key Responsibilities:

The Chief Curator is a member of the senior management team and is the staff lead for the Curatorial Committee of the Board of Trustees.

Responsible for shaping the Gardiner Museum’s curatorial and education vision, the Chief Curator collaborates and consults with senior management colleagues, members of the Curatorial Committee of the Board, collectors, volunteers and the art community to expand the Museum’s audience by creating displays, exhibitions, programs and publications that capture and engage a diverse audience.

The Chief Curator manages both the Museum’s Curatorial department, and the Education and Programs department. 

The Chief Curator has overall responsibility for the Museum’s permanent collections, their safekeeping, research, access, display and interpretation, as well as making recommendations for acquisitions and deaccessions in accordance with the Museum’s policies.  This position is also responsible for overseeing temporary exhibitions and regularly manages or curates exhibitions and displays. The Chief Curator also encourages the active academic life of the Curatorial department, supporting and engaging in research, publication and the exchange of information.

The Chief Curator has overall responsibility for the Education and Programs department, ensuring that the department enhances visitors’ experiences, engages a diverse public, develops provocative programs and contributes to audience development.

The Chief Curator assists in the development and ongoing review of policies pertinent to all aspects of curatorial responsibilities and actions, as well as those for the Education and Programs department. 

Reporting directly to the  Chief Curator are the Curator, adjunct curators, and the Senior Manager, Education and Programs. All other staff members of the Curatorial, and the Education and Programs departments report to their senior managers.

Duties:

Permanent Collection (25%):
Responsible for the Museum collection, including long-term plans for the development of the collection, for the permanent galleries, their vision and interpretation in the context of the Strategic Plan.

  • Develops long-term plans for the galleries.
  • Creates and installs displays of the permanent collection, developing new content and rotating selected objects to keep the displays fresh and interesting.
  • Develops and updates long-term plans for acquisitions.
  • Along with the Curator, and adjunct curators when appropriate, reviews and researches potential acquisitions and prepares acquisition proposals; advises on deaccessions when appropriate.
  • Along with the Curator, and adjunct curators when appropriate, researches permanent collection objects, and disseminates information through exhibitions, gallery displays, public lectures and publications. Approves all research projects.
  • Overall responsibility for the safe storage of the collection.
  • Overall responsibility for the library and archives.
  • Oversees curatorial staff and adjunct curators’ work pertaining to the permanent collection.

Temporary Exhibitions (30%)
Develops long-term plans for temporary exhibitions and displays for the Museum in conjunction with the Executive Director & CEO, the Curator and the Major Exhibitions Manager.

  • For externally-curated exhibitions, e.g. travelling exhibitions or Gardiner exhibitions curated by Guest Curators: overall supervision of all temporary exhibitions and related publications. Management of specific projects.
  • For Gardiner Museum-originated exhibitions and displays curated by the Chief Curator: researches and develops original concept and content; curates and supervises preparation of exhibition and related materials including publications. 
  • For Gardiner Museum-originated exhibitions and displays curated by on site Curators: overall supervision and guidance.
  • Liaises with other departments.

Education and Programs (10%)
Overall supervision of the Education and Programs department

  • Works with the Senior Manager, Education and Programs to ensure the development of education and adult programs that enrich the permanent collection and exhibitions, enhance and enliven visitors’ experiences and interact with visitors of all ages and ethnicities.
  • With the Curator and Adjunct Curators, approves of docent training; ensures that docent tours are of a consistent standard with regular reviews.

Other Responsibilities (35%)

  • Along with the Chief Operating Officer and the Chief Development Officer, assists the Executive Director & CEO with the development of the Strategic Plan for the Museum
  • Develops long term plans for the curatorial department
  • Develops an annual department plan that defines the executive lead for all exhibitions and gallery installations as well as all other special projects and initiatives
  • Supervises the work of the Curator and adjunct curators; overall supervision the administration of the Curatorial department.
  • Supervises the work of the Senior Manager, Education and Programs; overall supervision of the administration of the Education and Programs department.
  • Oversees the annual department budgets and exhibition budgets prepared by the Major Exhibitions Manager.
  • Assists with cultivation of donors and collectors
  • Liaises with other institutions, museums, galleries, collectors, artists and experts to further the reputation of the Museum; attends conferences and gives lectures or papers.
  • Attends Board Meetings; staff lead for the Curatorial Committee of the Board of Trustees
  • Supervises the library and archives
  • Other duties as required

Teaching at Victoria College, University of Toronto
Depending on the academic background of the Chief Curator, there will be options for teaching in the Material Culture, and Creative Expression & Society academic programs offered by Victoria College, University of Toronto.

Requirements:

Bona fide education licenses or degrees required
Ph.D in Art History, Ceramic History, History or suitable subject, or relevant equivalent experience and publications

Experience (8 years of progressive experience, more desirable)

  • Demonstrated expertise in at least one major area of the Museum’s Collection, preferably Contemporary Ceramics, or a related subject
  • Experience as curator at a medium or senior level desirable, or equivalent
  • Experience in curating exhibitions, and/or gallery development
  • Experienced researcher in ceramics or a related subject, well published, extensive lecturing and/or teaching
  • Demonstrated experience with management, long-term planning, budgets, time management

Interpersonal/People Management/Communication skills

  • Ability to work with board members, donors, collectors, artists, gallery owners, curators and scholars, as well as publishers, designers, volunteers and staff members at every level
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, team player
  • Highly developed research and writing skills
  • Excellent communication and lecturing skills
  • Ability to network, act as an ambassador for the institution
  • Visionary, yet detail oriented
  • Fluent in spoken and written English, French and other languages desirable

Administrative skills

  • Excellent management, organizational and operational skills
  • Ability to handle competing priorities
  • Effective planning and decision making abilities
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office(Word, Excel), TMS desirable
  • Advanced knowledge of the following: Museological standards, Code of Ethics, Conservation Policy, Collections Management Policy, the Exhibition and Education Policy, and the Research, Publications, and Copyright Policy, Disaster Policy, Health and Safety Policy, Security Policy.

Technical or mechanical skills

  • Object handling

Control

  • Budget control: overall curatorial and education budgets, exhibitions budgets, multi-year budgets.
  • The Curator and the Senior Manager, Education and Programs, report to the Chief Curator, who is also responsible for the overall supervision of both departments.
  • Adherence to Community Museum standards, Museum policies and ethical standards.

Special conditions of employment:

  • Travel within Canada and Internationally when required
  • Overtime and weekend work when required

Additional Information:

About the Gardiner Museum

The Gardiner Museum, Canada’s national ceramics museum, seeks a visionary Chief Curator who will help shape the audacious future of this small but dynamic institution.

Located in Toronto, the Gardiner Museum is a public, not-for-profit institution established in 1984 by George and Helen Gardiner.  It has been described as a “collection of collections” with superb holdings of great depth acquired in specific areas of ceramic excellence.  The Museum is known for its exhibitions and education programs that engage a broad and devoted public.  Led by the Board of Trustees and the Executive Director & CEO Kelvin Browne, the Museum is entering a new stage that will focus on outreach to local, national and international communities.  Excellence, diversity, openness, audacity, and vision are our goals.


TO APPLY:

Application Deadline: May 1, 2017 at 5 pm
Interviews: June 2017, decision in September 2017
Start Date: January 1, 2018
Salary: Commensurate with experience 
Term: Full-Time

To apply candidates should submit a letter of interest and CV in a single PDF document by May 1, 2017 at 5 pm to hr@gardinermuseum.com. Please reference “Chief Curator” in subject line.

No phone calls or visits please.  

For further information and a full job description including duties and required skills, please refer to our website www.gardinermuseum.com

The Gardiner Museum is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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-Stouffville-
Visual Arts Assistant (Summer Student)
Latcham Gallery

Application Deadline: Immediately

Interviews will begin when sufficient applications are received.

Terms: 9 weeks full-time contract (40hrs/wk)

**Please note that this position is dependent on funding from Canada Summer Jobs **

Position includes Saturdays and occasional evenings.
Wage: $12.40 per hour
Anticipated Start Date: June 26, 2017
Anticipated Finish Date: August 26, 2017

The Latcham Gallery seeks an outgoing, responsible, creative and flexible individual to act as Visual Arts Assistant at a six-week summer art camp. The Visual Arts Assistant will be responsible for the set up of activities, assisting children and the instructor, and running children’s reading and lunchtime activities. Other responsibilities include preparing, cleaning and reorganizing studio space before and after art camps, assisting with research into and delivering children’s activities, assisting with art activities at community events. Occasional responsibilities include acting as Gallery Attendant and assisting at gallery events.

The ideal candidate is a post-secondary student in art and/or child and youth related studies with excellent communication, teamwork and problem-solving skills, a positive attitude and eagerness to participate in camp and Gallery activities. Eligible students must be between 15 and 30 years of age; student returning full-time in September; Canadian citizens or permanent residents or have official refugee protection status under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; and are legally entitled to work in Canada.

Please send resume and cover letter in one document by email to:

opportunities@latchamgallery.ca and put your first and last names in the document title.

Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.

 

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-Stouffville-
Summer Camp Coordinator (Summer Student)
Latcham Gallery

Application Deadline: Immediately

Interviews will begin when sufficient applications are received.

Terms: 13 weeks full-time contract (40hrs/wk)

**Please note that this position is dependent on funding from Canada Summer Jobs **

Position includes Saturdays and occasional evenings.
Wage: $14.00 per hour
Anticipated Start Date: May 29, 2017
Anticipated Finish Date: August 26, 2017

The Latcham Gallery seeks a highly energetic, creative, responsible, and flexible individual to act as Art Camp Coordinator in preparation for and during a six-week summer art camp. The Art Camp Coordinator will assist with camp planning, registration, inventory and marketing. The student will be responsible for the set up of activities, assisting children and the instructor, and running children’s reading and lunchtime activities. Other responsibilities include preparing and reorganizing studio space before and after art camps, assisting with research into and delivering children’s activities, assisting with art activities at community events, assisting with coordinating a volunteer appreciation event and writing a report at the end of summer. Occasional responsibilities include acting as Gallery Attendant, arts administration duties, database entry and assisting at gallery events.

We are seeking a post-secondary student with excellent leadership, communication, teamwork and problem-solving skills, a positive attitude and eagerness to participate in camp and Gallery activities. A successful vulnerable sector screening and basic First Aid & CPR will be required. Eligible students must be between 15 and 30 years of age; returning full-time students; Canadian citizens or permanent residents or have official refugee protection status under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; and are legally entitled to work in Canada.

Please send resume and cover letter in one document by email to:

opportunities@latchamgallery.ca and put your first and last names in the document title.

Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

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-Toronto-
Assistant Curator, European
Art Gallery of Ontario

Application Deadline: April 30, 2017
Date Posted: February 2, 2017
Location:
Toronto, ON (Metro Toronto Area)
Term:
35 hrs/week, full-time
Salary:
$64,260 to $80,325 per annum

Organization Description:

Art Gallery of Ontario

The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is among the most distinguished art museums in North America. We celebrate creativity, advocate for artists and shape the conversation about art in our local and international communities. We connect to the world through collaborative and innovative partnerships which provide opportunities to share fresh ideas and discover new voices.

If you are seeking a dynamic, multi-faceted work environment then the AGO has the right challenge for you.

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Curator, European Art & R. Fraser Elliott Chair, Print and Drawing Council, the Assistant Curator, European will assist in building, presenting and documenting the permanent collection of European Art up to 1900 as well as creating and executing exhibitions and installations. They will assist in the research, identification and analysis of significant tendencies, issues and opportunities in the field of European art and foster public understanding of art as a vital social and cultural force. In collaboration with colleagues, the Assistant Curator will partner with internal and external stakeholders to create and realize projects that support the AGO’s values of art, access and learning.

The Assistant Curator, European will be required to possess the following skills and experience:

  • Completion of a Masters in Art History; PhD in art history is preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of art history with an in-depth knowledge of the European Art produced between 1200 and 1900.
  • A minimum of two years directly related experience researching collaboratively and cross-departmentally within a comparable museum setting from a curatorial perspective.
  • Knowledge of the installation process for works of art.
  • Demonstrated writing and research skills, including professional publication history.
  • Demonstrated experience in speaking and writing about art to specialized audiences and more diverse audiences.

In addition to the above qualifications, we would like the candidate to have knowledge of additional AGO holdings (e.g. prints and drawings, contemporary, modern, Canadian, Photography, African, First Nations, Inuit, Métis). They need to have well-developed organizational, interpersonal and public relations skills. In addition, experience working with a variety of computer software packages, such as database software TMS, is crucial.

The Assistant Curator, European is a unionized position with a salary range of $64,260 to $80,325 per annum (up to 35 hours per week). Increases to salary will be in accordance with negotiated collective bargaining agreements. Benefits include paid vacation time, group health benefits (medical, drug, dental and vision), life insurance benefits, paid sick time, long-term/short-term disability benefits, optional insurance benefits, pension plan benefits and a wide variety of discounted services/products.

Work Location: 317 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5T 1G4. We invite individuals who reflect the diversity of our visitors to apply. Canadians, permanent residents, and/or foreign nationals with a valid work permit will be considered with priority.

Please visit our website at www.ago.net/jobs to complete your online application (note: our application portal requires that you use either Internet Explorer or Google Chrome to complete your application). This position will be posted until filled. 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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-Toronto-
Director of Collections and Public Programs
Aga Khan Museum

Application Deadline: April 30, 2017
Date Posted: February 2, 2017

Organization Description:

Aga Khan Museum

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.

Job Description:

Reporting to the Director and CEO, the Director of Collections and Public Programs will be responsible for strategically planning and managing the care, research, intrepreation and growth of the Aga Khan Museum collections of Islamic art while also overseeing and contributing to the strategic conceptualisation and implementation of the Museum's temproary exhibitions education activities and public programs.

A recognized leader in the museology of Islamic art, cultures and civilizations, the Director of Collections and Public Programs will be a passionate advocate for the arts and culture of the Muslim world and their interaction with other world civilizations across time and space. S/he will combine experience and expertise in the field of Islamic art at large with those in the interpretation and display of objects and the conceptualisation and delivery of innovative and temporary exhibitions, educational initiatives and public programs. Managing the Museum's curatorial, exhibition, education and performing arts departments, s/he will lead a team of subject-matter specialists and program managers to establish a stratefically cohesive and sustainable set of programs and initiatives that furthers the Museum's mandate and role locally, nationally and internationally within the framework of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture (AKTC) and the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN), more generally.

At the same time, the Director of Collections and Public Programs will act as a strategic, collaborative and inclusive leader, creative thinker and passionate advocate within and across relevant departments, within the Museum's senior management, across the local, national and international museum and academic community and in terms of community outreach. S/he will contribute actively and creatively to articulating and communicating - across the Museum and externally as appropriate - a coherent, groundbreaking vision for the Museum w ith clear and strategically cohesive sets of priorities.

Key Responsibilities:

Collections and Research

  • Provide strategic guidance and have overall responsibility regarding acquisitions for the care of and research on the collection, including the establishment of best-practice standards and policies
  • Establish a research strategy for the collection, identifying key areas of research that need to be conducted and matching them to internal resources and external partners
  • Lead a team of curators, curatorial assistants, collections managers and conservators, educators in conceptualising and delivering research related to collection-based projects, temporary exhibitions, educational initiatives and performing arts programs in line with AKM/AKTC/AKDN objectives.
  • Develop a publication strategy for key areas of the collection and in support of the Museum's educational and public programs

Public Programs (Temproary Exhibitions, Educational Initiatives, Performing Arts Programs):

  • Have a strategic responsibility for the development, implementation and evaluation of the Museum's Collection's Gallery and temporary exhibitions program utilizing the resources of the Museum's experts or guest curators and partnering with peer institutions as appropriate
  • Be responsible for the overall management, strategic conceptualisation, implementation and evaluation of exhibitions as well as educational and public services aimed at diverse audiences and communities in line with the Museum's AKTC/AKDN's objectives, leading and closely collaborating with the Museum's teams of exhibition managers/technicians, educationalists and performing arts experts
  • Have a strategic focus on activities and events that complement and enhance in-gallery experiences and anchor and enhance education and outreach initiatives.
  • Invigorate existing partnerships with peer and other appropriate museums, educational and academic institutions locally, nationally and internationally - particularly within the framework of AKTC/AKDN - and forge new strategic links to reach new audiences
  • Foster cooeprative relationships with curators in other art and academic institutions in Canada and globally. Play an active role in professional bodies such as the Historians of Islamic Art and Architecture (HIAA) and the College Art Association (CAA)

Management and Administration:

  • Oversee the management of the curatorial, exhibition, educational and public programs sections
  • Provide strategic leadership regarding divisional priorities and resource requirements, maximising resources and experience within the Museum
  • Foster and maintain a "service and team oriented" collaborative divisional culture within and among the respective departments, encouraging createive and innovative input and initiative
  • Promote the development of staff through career stages; provide performance assessments informally throughout the year and formally on an annual basis to direct reports
  • Represent the division at senior management meetings and for presentations to the Board as required
  • Communicate effectively divisional activities to all levels of the museum at all staff meetings and on a day-to-day basis
  • Work with teh Director and CEO and other members of the leadership team to implement and monitor strategic goals, policies and processes to ensure the Museum meets its stated mission
  • Oversee the preparation of the annual divisional budget and manage divisional finances within the approved budget
  • As required, prepare reports and make presentations to the Director & CEO and the Board of Directors

Qualifications & Experience:

  • A PhD or equivalent in Islamic Art
  • Minimum of 7 years of established strategic management-level experience and expertise in museum curation, interpretation, collection management and innovative museological initiatives Demonstrated record of publishing and teaching in the field of Islamic art
  • Demonstrated record of publishing, teaching and strategic networking in the international field of Islamic art, culture and civilisation
  • Recognised intercultural competencies, exceptional communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively and appropriately to a wide range of diverse audiences, both orally and in written form
  • Good working knowledge of languages, among them English, Arabic and French
  • Flexible, collaborative and fully committed attitude, coupled with the ability to manage multiple deadlines and to work well under tight timelines or responding to changes in priorities
  • A deep passion for art history and its role in art museums
  • A strong network of academic colleagues in the field of Islamic art
  • Exceptional communication skills, oral and written
  • Strong work ethics, professional and personal integrity
  • A creative and dynamic thinker
  • A goal directed and results oriented team player
  • An affinity with the underlining goals and philosophy of the Aga Khan Development Network
  • Expressed interest in the mandate of the Museum

TO APPLY:

Please send your cover letter and resume to akm.hr@akdn.org. Shortlisting of applications will commence on March 1, 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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