Call for Applications - Parks Canada Photographer in Residence

The Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers is excited to announce the return of the Parks Canada Career Launcher for Photography students. Students are invited to apply for this opportunity and a successful applicant will be employed at Rouge Park - Canada’s first national urban park. The recipient will split their time between the office and the filed; processing images in the Rouge National Urban Park photo library, shooting imagery and doing graphic design. Successful applicant will also receive a $500 equipment grant from the CEAD. 

Call for Applications - Parks Canada Photographer in Residence

Call for Applications - Parks Canada Photographer in Residence
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 9:30am to Monday, January 28, 2019 - 9:30am

OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION

DEADLINE:  Monday, January 28, 2019

RATE: $16.5/ hour for 35 hours/ week

TERM: Full-time, May - August 2019 (16 weeks)

The Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers is excited to announce the return of the Parks Canada Career Launcher for Photography students. Students are invited to apply for this opportunity and a successful applicant will be employed at Rouge Park - Canada’s first national urban park. The recipient will split their time between the office and the filed; processing images in the Rouge National Urban Park photo library, shooting imagery and doing graphic design.  

Successful applicant will also receive a $500 equipment grant from the CEAD. 

A rich assembly of natural, cultural and agricultural landscapes, Rouge National Urban Park is home to amazing biodiversity, some of the last remaining working farms in the Greater Toronto Area, Carolinian ecosystems, Toronto’s only campground, one of the region’s largest marshes, unspoiled beaches, amazing hiking opportunities, and human history dating back over 10,000 years, including some of Canada’s oldest known Indigenous sites.

Parks Canada is excited to work towards the establishment of Canada’s first national urban park – Rouge National Urban Park – in the Greater Toronto Area.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Must be a graduating Photography student or a recent Photography graduate from the class of 2018
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license
    • Available to hold a 5 day week position between May and August 2019
    • Available to work on some weekends
    • Willing to undergo a basic security screening
    • Open to wearing a uniform for special events 
    • Social media skills and experience is desired 
    • Interests and skills in videography and graphic design will be considered as an asset

    SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

    • Full contact information (Name, phone, and email)
    • Current CV, listing relevant creative experience
    • Online portfolio or an attached PDF portfolio
    • Examples of social media and/or videography experience
    • A statement of interest that contextualizes your creative practice and communicates your interest in the opportunity. Why are you a good match?
    • Written confirmation of the Parks Canada conditions of employment(see Qualifications listed to the left)

    SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION

    Please submit all written components in one (1) PDF to the attention of Tak Pham tpham@ocadu.ca

    For more information, visit the Career Launchers website.

    Venue & Address: 
    Rouge National Urban Park
    Website: 
    https://careerlaunchers.format.com/6002141-2019-parks-canada
    Email: 
    tpham@ocadu.ca
    Phone: 
    416-977-6000 Ext. 361
    Cost: 
    N/A

    Call for Applications - Toronto Outdoor Art Fair 2019

    Eligible students will have the opportunity to exhibit in the 58th year of this annual event; Canada's largest and longest-running juried contemporary outdoor art fair. TOAF was established to nurture artistic excellence and an entrepreneurial spirit, and to showcase contemporary work to the general public. This free public event showcases works by over 350 exhibitors and attracts 115,000 visitors each year to Nathan Phillips Square.=

    Call for Applications - Toronto Outdoor Art Fair 2019

    Call for Applications - Toronto Outdoor Art Fair 2019
    Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 11:30am to Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 12:00pm

    OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION

    DEADLINE: Wednesday, March 6, 2019

    The Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers is excited to announce the Toronto Outdoor Art Fair Career Launcher award for students in the Illustration, Print/Publication and Material Art & Design programs. Eligible students will have the opportunity to exhibit in the 58th year of this annual event; Canada's largest and longest-running juried contemporary outdoor art fair. TOAF was established to nurture artistic excellence and an entrepreneurial spirit, and to showcase contemporary work to the general public. This free public event showcases works by over 350 exhibitors and attracts 115,000 visitors each year to Nathan Phillips Square.

    This is an amazing opportunity to get yourself out there, nurture an audience, and sell your work! Student applications will be reviewed by the TOAF jury for final selection.

    SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION

    • Application process: Career Launcher applicants must sign up/login at www.torontooutdoor.artand complete their application. 
    • After proceeding to payment with Shopify, enter the code OCADCLTOAF2019 on the right side where it says “DISCOUNT’ and the $30 Student application fee will be waived. Changes cannot be made to your application after this code has been used.
    • You do not have to complete your application in one sitting. You can start your application and save to return to it before submitting.
    • A single artist can use this code 3 times if submitting three different applications (in different mediums) You can only show at the Fair what you are accepted for.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Must be a ILLU, MAAD, or PRNT/PUBL student in their graduating year. 
    • You must apply individually under your own name.
    • Please read the Reproduction Policy carefully before submitting.
    • Discount code can only be used by OCAD Students who are applying for the Career Launcher opportunity. TOAF will be confirming eligibility of all artists who use the discount code. Please ensure to confirm your eligibility prior to applying by contacting: 
    Venue & Address: 
    Nathan Phillips Square, Toronto
    Website: 
    https://careerlaunchers.format.com/5968030-2019-toaf
    Email: 
    tpham@ocadu.ca
    Phone: 
    416-977-6000 Ext. 361
    Cost: 
    N/A

    Call for Applications - Textile Museum - Museum Associate & Communications Associate

    The Textile Museum of Canada and the Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers are seeking applications for the Museum Services & Communications Associate. The Associate will work directly with staff to enhance the Museum experience for our visitors and will support the Communication department in executing the Museum’s communication and marketing program; communicating the vision, mission and programming of the TMC to targeted diverse audiences. 

    Call for Applications - Textile Museum - Museum Associate & Communications Associate

    Call for Applications - Textile Museum - Museum Associate and Communications Associate
    Thursday, January 10, 2019 - 10:45am to Monday, January 21, 2019 - 12:00am

    OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION

    DEADLINE: Monday, January 21, 2019

    RATE: $16.5/ hour for 35 hours/ week

    TERM: Full-time, February - July 2019 (20 weeks)

    The Museum Services & Communications Associate will work directly with staff to enhance the Museum experience for our visitors and will support the Communication department in executing the Museum’s communication and marketing program; communicating the vision, mission and programming of the TMC to targeted diverse audiences.

    ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    Principal Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

    Museum Services (50% of time)

    • Greets visitors and provides reception services, including handling cash and directing general inquiries.
    • Performs opening and closing security routines for institutional programs and facility rental events and security sweeps during operating hours.
    • Serves as an advocate for the visitor while simultaneously promoting the welfare of the Museum.
    • Assist Shop volunteers in all aspects of providing exceptional customer service, including product knowledge and merchandising ideas.
    • Participate in staff meetings, health & safety training initiatives and support overall office management.

    Communications (50% of time)

    • Research best practises in digital and online marketing and community engagement and make recommendations to the Communications department.
    • Originate and implement cross-promotional relationships with other key cultural institutions and businesses.
    • Assist in the creation of a wide variety of communication tools, including news releases, reports, briefing materials, interpretive documents, and other communication material to advocate and support all TMC programs. 
    • Support and develop content for social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) and website.
    • Work with staff to identify potential media opportunities and stories.

    Other:

    • Works to further the goals and objectives of the Museum and participates actively in the life of the institution.  
    • Acts in a respectful, accountable, and generous manner towards other staff, volunteers, and the general public.

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Must have graduated from OCADU in 2017 or 2018.
    • Excellent communications, interpersonal and analytical skills, including demonstrated conflict resolution skills.
    • Advanced customer service skills, knowledge of cash handling, retail sales, office administration and Experience working with volunteers.
    • Experience in media relations, comfortable in dealing with the press and social media.
    • Self-motivated; ability to problem solve and manage workflows and deadlines independently. 
    • Impeccable attention to detail, adaptability, multi-tasking and time management. 
    • Strong computer skills (MS Office Suite, POS, and e-mail).
    • Smart Serve, First Aid and CPR certificates (assets). 
    • Prior art museum experience and knowledge of museum operations, standards, practices, and procedures (asset). 

    SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

    • Full contact information (Name, phone, and email), a confirmation of eligibility and a current résumé.
    • A cover letter outlining interest and relevant background.

    SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION

    Please submit all written components in one (1) PDF to the attention of Tak Pham tpham@ocadu.ca

    For more information, visit the Career Launchers Website

    Venue & Address: 
    Textile Museum of Canada 55 Centre Ave, Toronto, ON M5G 2H5
    Website: 
    https://careerlaunchers.format.com/5964818-2019-tmc-museum-services-and-communications-associate
    Email: 
    tpham@ocadu.ca
    Phone: 
    416-977-6000 Ext. 361
    Cost: 
    N/A

    Call for Applications - Sur Gallery Gallery Administrator

    Sur Gallery and the CEAD are seeking for a part-time Gallery Administrator who will be responsible to provide administrative and general office support and to execute outreach plans including social media and website management. 

    Call for Applications - Sur Gallery Gallery Administrator

    Call for Applications - Sur Gallery Gallery Administrator
    Monday, December 17, 2018 - 4:15pm to Monday, January 7, 2019 - 12:00pm

    OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION

    DEADLINE: Monday, January 7, 2019

    RATE: $16/ hour for 18 hours/ week

    TERM: Part-time, January 31 2019 – February 1 2020 (52 weeks)

    Sur Gallery and the CEAD are seeking for a part-time Gallery Administrator who will be responsible to provide administrative and general office support and to execute outreach plans including social media and website management. Ideal candidate will be self-confident, a highly organized arts professional with strong interpersonal, communication skills and a positive attitude.

    Sur Gallery is Toronto's first gallery space dedicated to the implementation of art projects, which showcase and promote contemporary Latin American artistic practices. Initiatives are aimed to socially innovate, critically engage, lending itself to opportunities of national relevance in order to begin to develop global networks of exchange. Sur Gallery is a project of LACAP.

    ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    Reporting to theDirector/ Curator, the Gallery Administrator will

    • Work collaboratively and coordinate on outreach and communication activities including newsletters, emails and inquiries, as well as, maintaining LACAP and Sur Gallery websites and social media
    • Work with the Director/Curator and designer on promotional materials including printed, web and social media outreach strategies required to market events/productions and plan and execute distribution of materials
    • Develop, coordinate and maintain current audiences and new relationships with partners and community organizations including (but not limited to) current and potential audiences, donors, sponsors, partners, members and volunteers
    • Organize (as required) and attend LACAP/Sur Gallery events
    • Administer financials such as donations and purchases with supervision and direction of Bookkeeper
    • Administer Exhibition Assistance applications and sponsorship applications
    • Provide other administrative support such as scheduling, office maintenance, database management and report 

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Must be an upper-year student or recent graduate from OCADU in 2017 or 2018.
    • Experience in making and exhibiting large size work is an asset.
    • Previous experience in art commission is an asset. 

    SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

    • Full contact information (Name, phone, and email), a confirmation of eligibility and a current resume.
    • A cover letter outlining interest and relevant background.
    • 3 References

    SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION

    Please submit all written components in one (1) PDF to the attention of Tak Pham tpham@ocadu.ca

    For more information, visit the Career Launchers Website

    Venue & Address: 
    Sur Gallery 39 Queens Quay E Suite 100 Toronto, ON M5E 0A5
    Website: 
    https://careerlaunchers.format.com/5920875-2019-sur-gallery-administrator
    Email: 
    tpham@ocadu.ca
    Phone: 
    416-977-6000 Ext. 361
    Cost: 
    N/A

    Call for Applications - Sky Lounge Art Commission

    Great West Life Realty Advisors, Oni One Sourcing and Purchasing and the Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers are excited to announce an art commission Career Launcher for recent graduates from OCAD University’s Faculty of Art. 

    Call for Applications - Sky Lounge Art Commission

    Call for Applications - Sky Lounge Art Commission
    Monday, December 17, 2018 - 12:00pm to Monday, January 7, 2019 - 12:00pm

    OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION

    DEADLINE: Monday, January 7, 2019

    Great West Life Realty Advisors, Oni One Sourcing and Purchasing and the Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers are excited to announce an art commission Career Launcher for recent graduates from OCAD University’s Faculty of Art.

    The opportunity seeks a large-scale wall mounted art piece at 8’ x 12’ maximum that will be hung in the two-story amenity sky lounge of an upscale rental building in downtown Toronto. The building has been impeccably designed with an understated refined elegance making it the perfect backdrop for energetic and contemporary art. The new work will share the space in a building with existing art by Canadian artists. Please see below for reference images.

    Selected artist(s) will receive a production budget and artist fee of $13,000. Additionally, the artist(s) will have their production and artwork documented by professional photo and videographers provided by the partner. The documentation will accompany the commissioned artwork during an opening reception in March/ April 2019. 

    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Must be an upper-year student or recent graduate from OCADU in 2017 or 2018.
    • Experience in making and exhibiting large size work is an asset.
    • Previous experience in art commission is an asset. 

    SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

    • Full contact information (Name, phone, and email), and confirmation of eligibility
    • CVs and artist statements
    • Maximum 10 support images in jpeg following naming format: 01_Title_ArtistName.jpeg
    • An image list including: artist name, title, year, medium, size/ duration (for media work).
    • Budget proposal
    • Installation plan 

    SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION

    Please submit all written components in one (1) PDF to the attention of Tak Pham tpham@ocadu.ca

    For more information, visit the Career Launchers Website

    Website: 
    https://careerlaunchers.format.com/5921100-2019-sky-lounge-art-commission
    Email: 
    tpham@ocadu.ca
    Phone: 
    416-977-6000 Ext. 361
    Cost: 
    N/A

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