Summer Student Gallery Animateur
The Gallery Animateur will play a key role in working with the public to welcome and educate
visitors and will work with the education team to help create interactive programs and expand our
The candidate will support the Koffler Gallery in providing educational and public engagement
programs and workshops through the delivery of tours, in-gallery workshops, and summer youth camps
and programs. In addition, the candidate will also work closely with volunteers to help further
their knowledge pertaining to the Gallery’s programs, and empower volunteers to learn and share
their knowledge with the wider community. The Gallery Animateur will be vital to ensuring that the
Koffler Gallery summer exhibition by Argentinian born, Quebec based artist José Luis Torres is
accessible, informative and engaging.
The Koffler Gallery operates under the umbrella of the Koffler Centre of the Arts as a forum for
the presentation and development of contemporary visual art that reflects diverse cultural,
material and aesthetic perspectives, generating critical discussions around ideas of our time.
Featuring a year-round program of exhibitions, publications, public programs and educational
initiatives, the Koffler Gallery fosters new production while equally aiming to expand the
visibility of existing work by Canadian and international artists. The program positions the
contemporary Jewish experience in a context of comparative discussions of identity, memory and
• 8 week position
• Starts: Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
• Ends: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018
• Wage: $15.00/hr for 30 hrs/wk
Please note: this position is for 6 hours a day, 5 days a week, from Wednesday – Sunday
Description of duties include:
• Supervising the Gallery space during public hours 5 days/week (including weekends), greeting
visitors, encouraging conversations, leading formal and informal tours and providing general
information concerning the Gallery program and history
• Working with the education team to develop guided tours and interactive educational programs for
members of the public
• Developing in-gallery activities and program plans to engage a broad audience
• Preparing materials and setting up the gallery for educational visits and workshops
• Assisting with school/camp education programs and in-gallery hands-on activities
• Contacting and developing relationships with local organizations to offer free private tours and
• Working with and managing volunteers on exhibition content and gallery animation practices
• Enrolment in current university studies in Visual Arts, Art History, Arts Education, Arts
Management, or a related field is mandatory
• Excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills, including public speaking and
• Excellent organizational and research skills
• Ability to multi-task and work well independently and within a team
• Experience working within an educational and creative setting
• Ability to work 30 hours per week for all eight (8) weeks (mandatory), from June to August,
• Eligible for Canada Summer Jobs: is 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment or
younger; was registered as a full-time student during the preceding academic year; intends to
return to school on a full-time basis during the following academic year; is a student in a
post-secondary, vocational or technical program; is a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or
person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection
Act; is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial legislation and regulations
• Experience working with children is an asset
Please send a cover letter and CV by Friday, May 25th, 2018 via e-mail to:
Patricia Ritacca, Public Engagement Coordinator Koffler Gallery
The Koffler Centre of the Arts advocates equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for
employment and is committed to diversity in the workplace. No phone calls please. We thank all
applicants; only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
Student Wellness Worker
Dean of Students, First Peoples’ House
Competition No. – S114837460
Posting Date – Oct 24, 2018
Closing Date – Nov 07, 2018
Position Type – Full Time – Operating Funded
Salary Range – $58,675 to $81,208 per year
Grade – 10
Hours – 35
This position offers a comprehensive benefits package which can be viewed at: Faculty & Staff Benefits .
Reporting to the Director and working in close collaboration with First Peoples’ House staff and other units within the Dean of Students portfolio, the Student Wellness Worker will provide support to First Nations, Metis and Inuit learners. Supports will be related to providing information to help students’ wellbeing and will include offering self-care sessions, facilitating wellness activities, hosting Wellness Week, working with students in crisis, and planning activities/providing resources associated with preventing and reducing substance misuse.
The successful candidate must have knowledge in or be familiar with the traditions, values, and beliefs associated with First Nations, Metis, and Inuit cultures.
- Conduct thorough needs assessments from a strengths-based approach and considering diverse student experiences to develop a thorough understanding of presenting student needs
- Engage and empower students in the decision-making process to identify and develop support or referral options based on best practices and the needs of the individual
- Provide assistance to students in the area of adjusting to new changes and challenges like new to the university, medical disorders, relationship issues, and historical trauma
- Coordinate and conduct traditional healthy parenting, and healthy relationships sessions
- Support students in receiving fundamental needs like the food bank, emergency housing, medical services, and child welfare
- Offer quality guidance and counseling to First Nation, Metis, and Inuit students
- Provide crisis intervention and suicide risk assessment as well as short-term client stabilization when required
- Develop strong partnerships and positive working relationships with and acts as a liaison between many campus and greater community services to maintain direct, seamless connections to all suitable resources
- Support and assist in creating relevant First Nation, Metis and Inuit student mental health policies and procedures
- Liaison with campus resources and faculties to address and promote mental health amongst First Nation, Metis and Inuit students
- Organize resources for the use of the student and introduce them to the appropriate support groups
- Social Work Degree (BSW) required with a minimum of 5 years of experience
- Must be in good standing with the Alberta College of Social Worker
- Experience in suicide risk assessment and prevention
- Knowledge and understanding of the impacts of historical trauma within First Nation communities
- Knowledge and experience relating to First Nations culture and approaches to healing
- Experience in providing crisis and short-term counselling support, information and referrals
- Experience with working in Metis Settlements, First Nation or Inuit communities
- Experience in group facilitation and support and build resiliency of students
- Ability to seek and build relationships with families, social services systems, such as child welfare, justice, health, income supports, and education
- Experience working with people with addictions and/or other mental health concerns
- Experience working with victims of sexual assault
- Knowledge of the Indian Residential School System and the effects this system has had on former students and their families
- Experience working with LGBTQ and two-spirit peoples
- Knowledge and connections with external organizations
- Proficient working knowledge of computers and programs
- Ability to work with confidential information in a professional and sensitive manner
How to Apply
Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.
The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.
Job description: Documentary film company seeking iSchool students/grads for short term contract.
Mercury Films is a Toronto-based documentary production company. We are looking to make a second deposit of materials into the University of Toronto Archives. We have approximately 25 boxes containing tapes of various formats as well as printed material and binders that require sorting, labelling and cataloguing in preparation for integration with the Archives. This work will be done under the supervision of the Mercury team.
Start date: Week of November 5th 2018
Duration: Approximately 2 weeks, part time, flexible hours, as required to finish the job
To apply, please send your resume to [email protected] , and include in your subject line ARCHIVING November 2018
Tenure-Track Position in Data Science
The Department of Mathematics
Applications must consist of a cover letter, a current
Dr. Cody Hyndman, Chair
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. West
Subject to budgetary approval, we
Concordia University is strongly committed to employment
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