Photography Instructor

Date Posted: Oct 12, 2017
Application Deadline: Nov 03, 2017

Salary: TBD
Province: Ontario
Region: Peel Region
City: Mississauga
Organization's Field/Discipline: The Arts
Term: Contract
Career Level: Doesn’t apply

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.   Nineteen years young, 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.

Le Living Arts Centre est un organisme de bienfaisance à but non lucratif qui exploite la principale installation d'arts et de culture située au cœur de Mississauga, la sixième plus grande ville du Canada. Consacré à être un lieu d'engagement mondial dans les arts, le Centre abrite un magnifique atrium, trois théâtres prêts à être présentés, dix ateliers d'artisanat professionnel et un restaurant interne attrayant et une opération de restauration florissante. Jeune de dix-neuf ans, ayant pour mission de promouvoir Arts pour la vie, le Centre accueille chaque année des centaines d'événements et d'activités artistiques, éducatives, communautaires et corporatives. Le Living Arts Centre est un lieu de rencontre dynamique et accessible pour la créativité qui accueille chaque année plus de 400 000 visiteurs exigeants et culturellement diversifiés.

 



Job Description

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. Nineteen years young, 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.

The Centre is seeking a creative, dynamic, and talented individual to join the Community Courses instructor team. The ideal candidate has program development and execution experience in this area and will follow guidelines developed by the Centre to create safe, encouraging, and creative learning environments for program participants.  For more information regarding our programs, please visit our website at www.livingartscentre.ca.

Work Term: Contract - Tuesday evenings or Wednesday mornings starting January 2018

Responsibilities

  • Prepare and deliver lesson plans for Community Courses in digital photography
  • Material set up and clean up as required
  • Work with groups up to 15 participants
  • Represent the Living Arts Centre with adept customer service
  • Work within the policies and procedures set out by the Centre


Requirements:

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary diploma in fine arts, arts education, or related discipline with specialization in photography
  • Expert knowledge of digital medium, including photographic principles, techniques and post-production practices
  • Advanced experience operating professional photography studio equipment
  • Experience teaching adults in an educational setting
  • Experience developing detailed lesson plans
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated group management techniques
  • Proven leadership skills
  • First aid training an asset


Additional Info:

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:

This is a contract position requiring the successful candidate to work Tuesday Evenings and/or Wednesday Mornings
 
Qualified candidates must submit a cover letter and resume by Friday November 3rd, 2017 to Allison Vrbanac, Supervisor of Community Courses and Events by email at: allison.vrbanac@livingarts.on.ca.
Please include the title of the position in the subject line.  
 
We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 
 

Contact Info:

Name: Allison Vrbanac
Email: allison.vrbanac@livingarts.on.ca
Website: www.livingartscentre.ca

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