Digital Audio & Sound Design Instructor, Summer Camp

Date Posted: Dec 06, 2017
Application Deadline: Dec 21, 2017

Salary: TBD
Province: Ontario
Region: Peel Region
City: Mississauga
Organization's Field/Discipline: The Arts
Term: Contract
Career Level: Intermediate

Organization Description

Living Arts Centre

The Living Arts Centre is a not-for-profit, charitable organization that operates the premiere arts and culture facility located in the heart of Mississauga, Canada’s sixth largest city.  Dedicated to being a place for global engagement in the arts, the Centre houses a stunning landmark atrium, three presentation ready theatres, seven professional craft studios, and an attractive in-house restaurant and burgeoning catering operation.   In its 20th year under new leadership, and with a mission to promote Arts for Life, the Centre plays host to hundreds of performing arts, educational, community, and corporate events and activities each year. The Living Arts Centre is a dynamic and accessible gathering place for creativity that welcomes more than 400,000 discerning and culturally diverse visitors annually.

Job Description

The Centre is seeking a creative, dynamic, and talented individual to join the Summer Camp instructor team. The successful candidate is responsible for the design, development, and facilitation of a digital audio creation program for youth ages 11-14.  Various elements of audio editing, track mixing & manipulation, and digital recording should be explored in preparation for a showcase at the end of each week.  For more information regarding our camp programs, please visit our website at


• Design, develop and facilitate an age appropriate digital audio arts curriculum & end of week showcase
• Demonstrated group management techniques
• Material set up and clean up as required
• Work with groups of up to 18 participants
• Represent the Living Arts Centre with adept customer service
• Assist in the training, skill development, leadership, and motivation of youth volunteers
• Participate in the implementation of studio health and safety practices
• Work within the policies and procedures set out by the Centre



• Post secondary diploma, degree or equivalent in music, sound design, audio engineering, professional DJ experience or related discipline
• Minimum of 2 years instructing experience
• Experience teaching in an educational setting
• Experience working in a camp setting with children and youth
• Excellent communication/interpersonal skills
• Demonstrated group management techniques
• Proven customer service, problem solving and leadership skills
• Ability to work as part of a team
• First Aid / CPR training an asset
• Worked with youth volunteers an asset

Additional Info:

Employment offer is conditional upon receipt of a Criminal Record Search and Vulnerable Sector Screening that is acceptable to the Living Arts Centre.

The Living Arts Centre is an Equal Opportunity Employer and operates in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code.  If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, we ask you to please inform Living Arts Centre staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.

How to Apply:

Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and resume by December 21, 2017 to:

Brian Dittmer – Coordinator, Camps & Specialty Programs
Please note that only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact Info:

Name: Brian Dittmer


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