Job Posts in Canada This Week

Instructor, English (knowledge of Visual Arts Discourse), Yukon College, Dawson City

Salary: $37.87 to $45.08 hourly

Initial Review Date: May 25, 2015

The Yukon School of Visual Arts (SOVA) Foundation Year is an accredited art program that integrates foundational studies in traditional and contemporary art practices. Yukon College is seeking a qualified, energetic individual to join the Yukon SOVA team to instruct English for the 2015 Fall Semester.

The ideal candidate will have a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline, knowledge of Visual Arts Discourse and previous experience instructing adults in a post-secondary education environment. A combination of related education and experience may also be considered.

Executive Director, Common Weal Community Arts, Regina, SK

As the Executive Director of Common Weal Community Arts you are responsible for the successful leadership and management of the organization according to the strategic direction set by the Board of Directors.

You are passionate about the arts as a catalyst for community development and are knowledgeable of current challenges and opportunities relating to the mission of Common Weal Community Arts.

You demonstrate a comprehensive knowledge of community arts programming planning and delivery.

You demonstrate an ability to work with groups from diverse social, economic, and cultural backgrounds.

You work effectively with the Board to fulfill all aspects of financial planning and management for the organization.

You hire and supervise staff members and create and maintain a highly functioning team environment while promoting the strategic directions of the organization.

You have a university degree in a related field or equivalent experience within the arts/culture field.

Historical Archives Cultural Services Officer, Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax, NS

Salary Range:  $43,776-$53,680

Closing Date:    May 18, 2015

Reporting to the Curator of Education and Public Programs, the Assistant Curator of Education assists with the design and delivery of education programs, both on and off-site, for schools, the public, and community organizations. Primary responsibilities include developing, scheduling, and implementing age-appropriate school tours and studio programs; recruitment, training, monitoring, and evaluation of volunteer gallery guides; liaison and scheduling with school educators and administrators. Responsibilities may also include presentation of specially-designed tours for children, youth, and adults with special needs, and specific corporate groups. The Assistant Curator of Education supports the design and implementation of the Summer School of the Arts and the March Break, and Family Sunday programs including the co-ordination of art instructors, purchase of studio supplies and art materials, liaison with parents and caregivers, and of the registration process and attends to the details of running the art classes. Responsibilities also include supporting specially-designed outreach programs with such groups as healthcare institutions and other community organizations. Incumbent may be requested to assist with the development of interpretive materials as related to exhibitions and specific programs.

Scholarly Communications Librarian, Memorial University, St Johns, NF

Archives Animator, Latitude 53, Edmonton, AB (Young Canada Works job)

Due to the nature of funding for this position, applicants must be 30 or under and beginning or returning to full-time studies in the fall.

The AA will play an essential role in community outreach and engagement, promoting awareness of Latitude 53 and the artists who have worked with us throughout the greater Edmonton region and beyond. Our ideal candidate is comfortable working with alternative mediums, and understanding of alternative mindsets; skilled with common productivity software in a Mac OS environment; able to work and communicate with diverse groups; and possesses some familiarity of contemporary art and community relations.

The primary duties of the AA will be to:

1. Lead the planning and implementation of community outreach efforts which employ our archives;
2. Assist with the planning and implementation of complementary programming that deepends audiences’, and artists’, engagement with our archives;
3. Help us plan how to transition our archives to an accessible digital platform, and then oversee that transition; and
4. Assist us with finding new or different methods of presenting our archival material.

These duties will culminate in a reworking of our archives that is both very significant and very visible–if you complete this project successfully, you will have a very prominent piece of work to feature in your CV or portfolio.

This is a full-time (35 hours per week) position with a term of 12 weeks and a rate of pay of $13.25 per hour. We would like the AA to begin in late May and finish in late August.