- Posted by kristopher.bonnett on May 16th, 2013
The Alberta College of Art + Design (ACAD) is committed to an academic studio-based education for students in fine art, design, craft and digital media. The result is a rigorous studio program, which produces critical thinkers, creative problem solvers, and artists with well-defined practices. ACAD is a leading centre for education and research; a catalyst for creative inquiry and cultural development. We engage the world and create possibilities.
Calgary, the cultural capital of Canada for 2012, is situated at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. ACAD, an integral part of Canada, Alberta and Calgary’s cultural community, offers four year bachelor’s programs and is developing our first graduate program. The College is developing an exciting long term vision that reaffirms its educational mission within an arts and cultural context where design and creativity are keys to the cultural prosperity agenda.
ACAD is looking to grow our pool of qualified sessional instructors. Instructors in this pool may be called upon to augment and supplement the instruction, programming, pedagogical and research needs of the College beyond that which is provided by permanent faculty appointments.
ACAD welcomes applications for the 2013-2014 academic year. Offerings may be for the summer, fall, winter and/or spring semesters. Our academic year begins with the summer semester in July 2013, encompasses the fall and winter semesters, and concludes with the spring semester in June 2014.
ACAD’s School of Communication Design welcomes applications for the following:
Sessional Faculty, Communication Design (Competition # 1213-MY-FT-52)
ACAD is currently seeking Sessional Faculty who demonstrate a passion for creativity and innovation and a continuing commitment to the design industry. Successful candidates will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, a high level of dedication, and be able to captivate and motivate students. There is an expectation to assist students with their work in and out of the classroom and to work both individually and as part of an instructional team.
Successful candidates will have an MFA/MDes, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience teaching at the post-secondary level as well as an active studio practice and/or substantial professional practice are required. A minimum of five (5) years of professional practice is required.
Successful candidates must have expertise in one or more of the following areas: integrated design programs; creative direction; branding; content development; typography; digital/on-line/mobile design; traditional and/or illustration media. Knowledge of design process is required and candidates will excel at translating project goals into design execution.
• Experience in a broad range of visual media including digital, print, motion, and time-based media.
• An understanding of design theory and its relationship to practice
• An ability to work in/on a Mac platform
Applications should consist of a single PDF document including: a letter of application; current curriculum vitae; artist statements outlining philosophies and practices regarding teaching and studio practice; a digital portfolio of your recent studio work containing twenty (20) images accompanied by a corresponding numbered list including titles, medium and size; and the names and contact information for three (3) professional and at least two (2) former student referees. Please submit applications via our careers page at https://acadcareers.silkroad.com/. Only applications submitted electronically will be considered.
This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.
Please note that only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted and only applications submitted electronically will be considered.
Further information about the College and this position is available on our website at www.acad.ca. ACAD is an equal opportunity employer and is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of the College. We encourage expressions of interest from all qualified applicants for consideration for this or other suitable vacancies although applications from Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
The collection of personal information is for the purpose of determining eligibility and suitability for employment as authorized by the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIP) Act, section 33(c). If you have any questions about the collection of your information, please contact Human Resources at email@example.com.
- Posted by programming@cal... on May 15th, 2013
Job Posting: Administrative Coordinator, Calgary Cinematheque Society
Deadline for Application: May 31, 2013
The Calgary Cinematheque promotes film as an art form, challenging its audience with a variety of cinematic experiences and nurturing serious discussion of film. Acting as a vital contributor to Calgary's film culture, we offer regular presentations of significant and diverse cinematic works during our Sept-May Screening Season, and engage audiences in further explorations of their artistic and cultural value. To learn more, visit www.calgarycinema.org.
Calgary Cinematheque Society seeks a dynamic, organized, and self-motivated individual for the part-time position of Administrative Coordinator. The Administrative Coordinator reports directly to, and works closely with, the Calgary Cinematheque Board of Directors.
Administration - Film and venue bookings, print traffic, payment processing
Promotion – Design (posters, brochures), Social media (Hootsuite, FB, Twitter), E-newsletter, postering, press releases, web site maintenance, promotional writing, and attending promotional events on behalf of Calgary Cinematheque.
Events – Box office administration & reporting, volunteer management, manage sponsorships and community partners, coordination of a minimum of 3 screenings per month and additional special events as needed.
Financial –using Quickbooks for data entry and reporting, cash handling, bank reconciliations, accounts payable, casino administration, create and manage budgets, grant writing and reporting.
Office management skills an asset.The ideal candidate will have experience in event planning, marketing & communications. A keen interest in film (ideally with a background in Film Studies), and non-profit management is highly desirable.
Time requirements and compensation
This is a part-time position of approximately 20-30hrs/month, requiring attendance at 1 monthly board and programming meeting, and a minimum of 3 film screenings per month during screening season Sept-May, and one outdoor screening June - August. Hours are flexible, and no formal office hours are required, but candidate will be expected to work evenings and weekends as necessary, with a good potential of future expanded staff hours as the Society grows.
Compensation for the position is $25/hr.
Applications including Cover letter, CV, and 3 references can be sent by email to firstname.lastname@example.org , with the Subject line: Administrative Coordinator Application, prior to 5:00PM May 31, 2013.
Calgary Cinematheque is an equal opportunities employer. Only successful candidates will be contacted for interviews.
- Posted by TAGG on May 15th, 2013
Theatre A Go-Go is an educational and performance based Physical Theatre Company, dedicated to inspiring ages 6-76 to imagine and express through the Theatre Arts. Our Theatre School currently produces 8-10 grass roots theatrical productions a year that are the culmination of every session of classes or camps. We have recently added Musical Theatre to our curriculum and are looking to expand our team.
Are you an enthusiastic, experienced Music Director and Vocal Coach?
If this is you, Theatre A Go-Go wants your Musical Direction for our upcoming Musical Theatre Summer camps this July and August.
WHO: You are a fun experienced Music Director who enjoys working with ages 6-16
WHAT: Your responsibilities and qualifications as a Music Director
-The overall musical performance of one Musical Theatre song, including the music
-Composing, re-arranging scores, and copying music where necessary
-Supplying your own rehearsal tapes/CD or instrument
-Transcribing musical compositions and melodic lines to adapt them to a particular group, or to create particular musical style.
-Vocal coaching including: clear, concise warm-ups, instruction on technique, teaching the music to the players, supervising and rehearsing the musical interpretation of the players, challenging players, whenever possible, to sing solo, harmonize and instilling confidence in characterizing a story through song.
-Conducting the players during their celebration on the final day of each camp.
WHEN: Hours and remuneration.
-There are four, one week camps with each week culminating in a celebration on the last day. You are available for one to three hours a day during the camps and two hours per camp for music preparation.
-The camps run from: Monday July 15- Friday July 19
& Monday July 22- Friday July 26
& Monday Aug. 19- Friday Aug. 23
& Monday Aug. 26 – Friday Aug. 30.
-These times and dates are subject to enrollment in each camp.
-This is a short term contract that could lead to further work and the remuneration is $15/hour.
Please send a resume and letter of interest to:
Theatre A Go-Go
Deadline for applications is May 31, 2013.
Thank you for your interest, please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
- Posted by CSIF on May 14th, 2013
Under the supervision of our Programming and Communications Director, the Communications & Programming Assistant will build CSIF’s Communications, Marketing and Outreach strategies as well as assist with research into film programming and collaboration.
TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Building a strategic Communications and Social Media plan for CSIF
- Outreach and promotion
- Compiling local, national and international media contact lists
- Writing and distributing CSIF’s weekly e-newsletter
- Availability to assist with evening film screenings (set up, take down and volunteer coordination)
- Researching local and international film programming opportunities and organizational collaborative prospects
- Applicant MUST be registered as a full-time student during the preceding academic year and intends to return to school on a full-time basis during the next academic year
- Applicants should be entering their final year of undergraduate study, or be working on a post-graduate degree in arts, film, marketing or communications with interest in pursuing a career in arts marketing or cultural programming.
- Advanced research and planning skills; proven report writing ability
- Intermediate/advanced knowledge of Excel and Word; Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and InDesign; Experience with Joomla is an asset
- Social media (Facebook, Twitter, Mailchimp, Hootsuite, Vimeo)
- A strong understanding of the local, national and international arts & cultural community
DATES: 30 HOURS/WEEK FOR 10 WEEKS (JUNE 10TH – AUG 16TH)
Please send a cover letter, resume, writing sample and 2 professional references by 5:00pm
on May 28, 2013 to Nicola Waugh email@example.com
The Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers is an inclusive, non-profit, arts based society that exists to
encourage filmmaking as art.
- Posted by Heather McClelland on May 13th, 2013
- Posted by Mary-Anne Falk on May 13th, 2013
The Camrose Performing Arts Centre, located on the Augustana campus of the University of Alberta, is a new 38,000 sq. foot facility that is scheduled to open in the spring/summer of 2014. It is the product of a joint vision and collaborative endeavour involving the University, the City of Camrose, and Camrose County. The facility includes a main stage theatre with 550 seats on two sloped-floor levels, a stage area of 2,700 sq. feet, an orchestra pit, and a 70-foot fly tower. An additional multi-purpose space will accommodate recitals, dance classes, exhibits, receptions, etc. The lobby will include support for visual arts exhibits in addition to amenities for patrons. The building, designed by Barr Ryder, has advanced sustainability features, including energy efficient LED lighting throughout and an advanced photovoltaic installation on all four sides of the fly tower.
The Position of Theatre Manager:
Reporting to a Board of Directors, the Theatre Manager is responsible for the overall management, operation and programming of the Performing Arts Centre. The Manager is also expected to provide leadership within the local/regional arts community and to promote, publicize, and communicate the philosophy, programs and activities of the PAC. (S)he will be charged with developing an effective economic operating model for the Centre, balanced between community-based and University arts groups, touring programs, and other community/corporate rentals and usage. The Manager is responsible for general operations; the planning and delivery of all programs; budget development, financial management and reporting; marketing and community relations; revenue generation, including rentals, fundraising and grant applications; oversight of relevant legal and safety matters; management of staff; and service as a resource and liaison to all active PAC Committees/Boards.
The City of Camrose:
Camrose, which is situated amid some of the richest farmland in Alberta’s prairies, is a vibrant city of over 17,000 people located 100 km southeast of Edmonton and 70 km from Edmonton International Airport. The City serves a surrounding area with a population over 100,000. With more than 50 not-for-profit arts and cultural groups, plus music, drama, and visual art programs sponsored by the Augustana Campus of the University of Alberta, and opportunities to cooperate with the historic Bailey Theatre downtown, the Performing Arts Centre will become a hub for a thriving arts community.
The ideal candidate will have a suitable combination of education, training, and/or experience in the arts and theatre management with an emphasis on theatre management skills and experiences and technical background in performance staging. In addition, the following competencies/qualifications are required:
• Bachelor Degree in Arts, Business, Recreation or other related field OR progressively diverse and proven arts administration experience;
• Ability to listen effectively with community arts groups and organizations;
• Excellent skills in: verbal and written communication; grant and report writing; fundraising; meeting facilitation; committee and community liaison;
• Proficiency in computer use and sector-related software and programs;
• Knowledge of, and commitment to formal OH&S/safety training, First Aid/AED, WHMIS and general knowledge of safe workplace practices;
• Five to seven years progressive experience in arts marketing, programming and theatre management including production management, touring productions, venue reconfiguration, technical production, and revenue maximization;
• Proven experience working with a Board of Directors and volunteer groups;
• Experience in setting up “performing arts presenter series” with a proven record of success.
The Theatre Manager represents the Performing Arts Centre to the public, the media and the performing arts industry at large through leadership and participation in community activities. (S)he must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with municipal and university officials, the media, artists, board members, artist managers, other arts groups, sponsors, local schools, volunteers, and patrons.
Other Information and Application Process:
Salary commensurate with experience; benefits package included. Interested candidates are invited to submit, preferably via pdf attachments to an e-mail, a letter of interest, résumé, and list of three references. The review of applications will begin June 1, 2013, and will continue until the position is filled.
All materials should be sent to:
Mary-Anne Falk, Executive Assistant to the Dean
University of Alberta, Augustana Campus
- Posted by musicandplay on May 9th, 2013
Must love children. Must love teaching. Must love dance.
Music and Play is expanding and looking for a teacher for our new ballet classes starting this fall - 2013. If you are an exceptional teacher, love children and able to instruct a range of ages and levels including teens and adults we want to talk to you. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of various ballet techniques (Vaganova, Cecchetti, etc.) and have a passion for the art and performance of dance.
All classes have live accompaniment so experience working with an accompanist is a definite asset.
If you are interested, please submit a current CV and biography via E-mail to our Dance Director at firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for applications is May 31, 2013.
Thank you for your interest, please note that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
- Posted by quick on May 9th, 2013
GIRAF, or the Giant Incandescent Resonating Animation Festival, now in its 9th year, is an animation festival that runs each November in Calgary, AB. GIRAF is committed to creating greater awareness for animation as an art form, through 5 days of interactive activities including workshops, artist talks, and animation screenings, focusing on presenting works that push boundaries through the development of new techniques, hybrid forms of creation, and challenging subject matter.
GIRAF is produced by the Quickdraw Animation Society, which celebrated its 29th anniversary in 2013 and offers facilities, resources, programs and events to support, celebrate and appreciate independent animation. To learn more, visit www.giraffest.ca and www.quickdrawanimation.ca
Quickdraw Animation Society seeks a dynamic, organized, and self-motivated individual possessing a strong knowledge of contemporary animation for the contract position of GIRAF Festival Coordinator, reporting to the Programming Director.
Curation: Working with the Programming Director and Programming Committee to solicit, preview, and program all films for the festival, visiting artists, animation workshops, galas, and special presentations.
Administration: Film and venue bookings, print traffic, box office administration & reporting, and creating systems to manage submissions/donations/sponsor recognition etc.
Promotion: Program Design (Adobe Creative Suite), promotional writing, social media (Hootsuite, FB, Twitter), press releases and launch, web site maintenance.
Funding: Grant writing and reporting, securing sponsorships (both monetary and in-kind), identifying and pursuing new revenue streams, creating and managing budgets.
Leadership: Working directly with Quickdraw Animation’s Programming Director, and potentially overseeing/hiring 1-3 additional employees to handle various festival elements
Strategy and Vision: Strategic positioning of the festival within a worldwide and local context, including communications development with multiple arts and non-arts stakeholders, creating a greater awareness of the festival in the worldwide animation community.
The ideal candidate will have an astute knowledge of contemporary animation and the festival scene. A demonstrated ability in sponsorship acquisition and management is highly desirable. Two years experience in non-profit management, event planning, marketing and communications is preferred.
Time requirements and compensation:
This is a contract position of approximately 700 hrs/year. Hours are flexible, but candidate will be expected to work evenings, weekends, and overtime as necessary, with the majority of hours falling in the 5 months leading to the festival (July-Nov).
Compensation for the position is $13,000 per year.
Applications including cover letter, CV, and three references can be sent by email to email@example.com, with the subject line: GIRAF Festival Director Application, prior to 5:00PM on May 27, 2013.
Quickdraw Animation Society is an equal opportunity employer. Only successful candidates will be contacted for interviews.
- Posted by roxanne.taylor on May 8th, 2013
Contact Person: Roxanne Taylor, Team Leader
Company: In-Definite Arts Society
Phone: (403) 253-3174
Job Title: Studio Instructor
Wage Being Offered: $19
DESCRIPTION: In-Definite Arts is looking to hire new part-time studio staff, and invites applications from all creative and skilled individuals interested in working with persons with disabilities. Preference will be given to those applicants whose primary art practice incorporates a background in pottery/ceramics, and/or previous experience working with adults with disabilities.
TERM: 24 hours per week for 16 weeks (June 10 to September 27, 2013)
Monday - Wednesday, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm, Thursday 9:00 am – 4:30 pm (45 min. unpaid lunch)
Additional hours may be available, and there is a strong possibility that this part-time position will become permanent as of September 30.
MAIN JOB TASKS:
• Facilitate and inspire the artists’ learning and achievement of art goals using methods appropriate for the individual artists
• Encourage artists to exhibit artwork in appropriate IDAS or community exhibitions
• Keep studio areas clean and tidy to provide a safe environment for everyone
• Participate in team meetings as required
• Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director or Team Leader
QUALIFICATIONS: Artists should be able to demonstrate specialized training in their field (preferably pottery/ceramics/sculpture), and must have a diploma or degree in visual arts from a recognized post-secondary institution.
APPLICATION: To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to IDAS, detailing all relevant experience and outlining why you wish to work with In-Definite Arts. Deadline for submissions is May 24, 2013. Applications are welcome by email or in person:
- Posted by Col_IOT on May 8th, 2013
Facilitator / Workshop Instructor (Part-Time)
Inside Out Theatre offers participants with mixed-abilities a chance to enjoy, participate in, and benefit from theatre classes, workshops, and productions. We provide low-cost, accessible theatre education, resulting in increased self-confidence, functional literacy, and interpersonal skills for participants. Through public and invited audience performances Inside Out promotes visibility of diversity and disability culture.
We are seeking part-time Facilitators and Instructors to join our team. You will guide mixed-ability participants through workshop sessions that focus around fun, confidence and skill-building exercises, with a possible performance by the end of the sessions. Typically a program runs over 12 weekly sessions in both the fall and spring of a year, and this year we are offering a summer session.
Previous experience teaching theatre, and preferably post-secondary theatre education are considered assets. We are looking for a professional theatre workshop experience for participants, and facilitators should be able to offer such. Experience in working with people of mixed-ability is a great asset but not a requirement.
Inside Out Theatre believes in equal opportunity and encourages applicants of mixed-abilities to apply.
Inside Out Theatre offers competitive compensation for all facilitators.
Immediate facilitator opportunities include:
Puppet and Mask class.
A theatre facilitator will work in partnership with a visual artist to offer a mask and puppet focused class. The class will explore mask and puppetry in as a medium for our participants personal expression.
June 4th - August 20th, 2013, with a possible extension into a fall program
Weekly Tuesday classes, 10:00-11:30 am
An introductory drama class for folks with a wide range of developmental and physical abilities.
September - December
Weekly Monday classes, 10:00-11:30 am
Performance Creation Class A
A performance based class with experienced performers with mixed abilities
September - December
Weekly Monday classes, 4:30-6:00pm
Please send a resume and letter of interest to Artistic Director Col Cseke, all applicants will be contacted and select applicants will receive an interview.
Inside Out Theatre