Onsite Gallery is Hiring Student Monitors for the Fall

Onsite Gallery is hiring Student Monitors for their Fall exhibition. Deadline for applications is October 8, 2018.

Onsite Gallery is Hiring Student Monitors for the Fall

Onsite Gallery's raise a flag Exhibition
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 12:00pm

Onsite Gallery is OCAD University’s flagship public professional gallery and experimental curatorial platform for art, design and new media. Fostering social and cultural transformations, Onsite serves the OCAD U community and the general public.

Onsite Gallery is currently recruiting a Student Monitor for their Fall exhibition (October 24 to December 16, 2018) to serve as front-line staff welcoming and informing visitors about exhibitions and public events, to supervise the gallery and engage with visitors. 

Reporting to the Programs Coordinator, Onsite Gallery, the Onsite Gallery Student Monitor will

  • Greet visitors as they enter the gallery and provide information on present and upcoming exhibitions, public events and general gallery and OCAD U information. 
  • Supervise the entrance and all areas of the exhibitions to enhance visitor experience, encourage conversation and engagement and enforce gallery rules and etiquette.
  • Research the exhibiting artists/designers and exhibition themes, prepare and lead thoughtful tours and maintain a comprehensive understanding of the artists/designers and themes in the exhibition to facilitate discussion and meaningful engagement with viewers. 
  • Track daily attendance and encourage the recording of email addresses for Onsite Gallery's e-newsletter database, so patrons are aware of upcoming exhibitions and events. 
  • Ensure all exhibition elements are in proper working order and front reception and gallery areas are clean/tidy. Examine the exhibitions daily to identify if maintenance is needed on artworks, perform corrective action (as appropriate) and notify other staff as needed. 
  • Perform administrative tasks including writing reports related to gallery attendance and audience response. Replenishes gallery material, such as exhibition brochures, at the front desk and other areas as needed. 
  • Perform opening and closing duties including: turning on and off the works in the exhibition, keeping front reception tidy and locking all doors. 
  • Provide staffing assistance for all public programs and events, such as the opening reception, where duties may include: setup and takedown of chairs and tables, serving food, selling drinks and taking photographs. 
  • Assist with installation and de-installation of exhibitions, as needed, which may include: light lifting and moving of objects, installing hanging material, moving plinths, patch/repair and paint walls and hanging wall labels. 
  • Attend Student Monitor orientation meeting prior to the opening of an exhibition, and any other meetings as called by the Programs Coordinator or Curator.  
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the Programs Coordinator and senior management. 

Requirements

  • Available to work Wednesdays from 12:00-4:00 p.m. from October 24 to December 16
  • Currently enrolled as an OCAD University student 
  • Interest in contemporary art and design 
  • Comfortable in a public speaking role 
  • Strong verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to work under general direction and in a team environment 
  • Strong interpersonal skills; enjoy working with the public 
  • Must be able to work flexible hours for public event shifts 

Assets

  • Ability to operate audio/visual and office equipment 
  • Knowledge and comfort using social media (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) to assist with Onsite Gallery's digital presence and promotion 
  • Smart Serve certified 

 
Duration: October 24 to December 16, 2018, with possibility of renewing for the following exhibition period 

Rate of pay: $15.68 per hour (which includes in lieu of vacation and benefits)

Schedule: one regular weekly 4-hour shift: Wednesdays from 12:00-4:00 p.m.

Vacancies: 1

Please submit the following to Linda Columbus, Programs Coordinator, at lcolumbus@ocadu.ca:

  • confirmation that you are available to work Wednesdays 12:00-4:00 p.m. from October 24 to December 16
  • a cover letter
  • resume
  • notification of whether or not you are IWSP*-eligible (information on the IWSP program here)

 

*Institutional Work Study consists of part-time employment for students on or near campus while they are enrolled in a program of instruction, to supplement OSAP assistance received by students, or to assist other students with demonstrated financial need.

 

Applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m., October 8, 2018.

As an employer committed to employment equity, we encourage applications from members of equity-seeking communities including women, racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions.

Onsite Gallery is Hiring Student Monitors for the Summer

Onsite Gallery's raise a flag Exhibition
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 3:00pm

Onsite Gallery is OCAD University’s flagship public professional gallery and experimental curatorial platform for art, design and new media. Fostering social and cultural transformations, Onsite serves the OCAD U community and the general public.

Onsite Gallery is currently recruiting IWSP-eligible Student Monitors for the Summer term to serve as front-line staff welcoming and informing visitors about exhibitions and public events, to supervise the gallery and engage with visitors. 

Reporting to the Programs Coordinator, Onsite Gallery, the Onsite Gallery Student Monitor will

  • Greet visitors as they enter the gallery and provide information on present and upcoming exhibitions, public events and general gallery and OCAD U information. 
  • Supervise the entrance and all areas of the exhibitions to enhance visitor experience, encourage conversation and engagement and enforce gallery rules and etiquette.
  • Research the exhibiting artists/designers and exhibition themes, prepare and lead thoughtful tours and maintain a comprehensive understanding of the artists/designers and themes in the exhibition to facilitate discussion and meaningful engagement with viewers. 
  • Track daily attendance and encourage the recording of email addresses for Onsite Gallery's e-newsletter database, so patrons are aware of upcoming exhibitions and events. 
  • Ensure all exhibition elements are in proper working order and front reception and gallery areas are clean/tidy. Examine the exhibitions daily to identify if maintenance is needed on artworks, perform corrective action (as appropriate) and notify other staff as needed. 
  • Perform administrative tasks including writing reports related to gallery attendance and audience response. Replenishes gallery material, such as exhibition brochures, at the front desk and other areas as needed. 
  • Perform opening and closing duties including: turning on and off the works in the exhibition, keeping front reception tidy and locking all doors. 
  • Provide staffing assistance for all public programs and events, such as the opening reception, where duties may include: setup and takedown of chairs and tables, serving food, selling drinks and taking photographs. 
  • Assist with installation and de-installation of exhibitions, as needed, which may include: light lifting and moving of objects, installing hanging material, moving plinths, patch/repair and paint walls and hanging wall labels. 
  • Attend Student Monitor orientation meeting prior to the opening of an exhibition, and any other meetings as called by the Programs Coordinator or Curator.  
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the Programs Coordinator and senior management. 

Requirements

  • Eligible for the Institutional Work Study Plan (IWSP)*
  • Currently enrolled as an OCAD University student 
  • Interest in contemporary art and design 
  • Comfortable in a public speaking role 
  • Strong verbal communication skills 
  • Ability to work under general direction and in a team environment 
  • Strong interpersonal skills; enjoy working with the public 
  • Must be able to work flexible hours for public event shifts 

Assets

  • Ability to operate audio/visual and office equipment 
  • Knowledge and comfort using social media (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) to assist with Onsite Gallery's digital presence and promotion 
  • Smart Serve certified 

 
Duration: early July to September 2018, with possibility of renewing for the following exhibition period 

Rate of pay: $15.68 per hour (which includes in lieu of vacation and benefits)

Schedule: 1-3 regular weekly shifts to be determined, resulting in between 4-14.25 hours/week, depending on availability 

Vacancies: 1-2

Please submit the following to Linda Columbus, Programs Coordinator, at lcolumbus@ocadu.ca:

  • a cover letter
  • resume
  • your IWSP eligibility confirmation for the Summer 2018 semester

 

*Institutional Work Study consists of part-time employment for students on or near campus while they are enrolled in a program of instruction, to supplement OSAP assistance received by students, or to assist other students with demonstrated financial need.

Students must meet the following criteria in order to apply for the IWSP:

  • Be a Undergraduate or Graduate student at OCAD U during the 2018 Summer semester
  • Be a Canadian citizen, Permanent Resident or Protected Person
  • Be Ontario resident or out-of-province student and have submitted an error-free loan application 
  • Be registered in full-time studies (as defined by OSAP) during the 2017/18 fall/winter semester; for the summer session students must be registered in at least 0.5 credits
  • Demonstrate financial need (priority is given to OSAP students; out-of province students will only be considered if funds are available)  
  • Note: if you are an out-of-province student, you must attach a copy of your loan/student aid assessment document showing federal/provincial funding.
  • Note: if you are restricted from OSAP or out-of-province loans, please visit the Financial Aid & Awards Office in person to meet with an advisor to discuss your restriction.

For more information on the IWSP program, please visit the Student Employment webpage here.

 

Applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m., June 3, 2018.

As an employer committed to employment equity, we encourage applications from members of equity-seeking communities including women, racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions.

Onsite Gallery is Hiring Student Monitors for the Summer

Onsite Gallery is hiring Student Monitors for the Summer term. Deadline for applications is June 3, 2018.

The FCDC & WLC are hiring a work-study monitor this summer!

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 11:00am

FCDC & WLC Student Monitor (Work-Study)

Reporting to the Program Coordinator, Faculty & Curriculum Development Centre (FCDC) and Writing & Learning Centre (WLC), the FCDC & WLC student monitor is responsible for providing friendly, professional reception services for students, faculty, staff and visitors and for providing assistance with daily administrative operations to support both the Writing & Learning Centre and the Faculty & Curriculum Development Centre. The student monitor position is an integral part of the front desk team. FCDC and WLC departments provides campus wide teaching and learning programs and services to the university.

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Perform daily opening and closing procedures
  • Maintain a welcoming, clean and well-organized reception area; monitor and maintain other common spaces
  • Provide friendly, professional reception services for students, faculty and visitors
  • Provide accurate information about WLC and FCDC programs, services, and policies, refer to print and online resources and provide referrals to other institutional units as required
  • Greet and direct students and/or faculty arriving for events, workshops or appointments and facilitate event registration processes
  • Answer incoming telephone calls, retrieve and forward messages and respond to emails
  • Book student consultation appointments, maintain waitlists, and create and maintain tutoring files as needed
  • In consultation with the Program Coordinator, maintain the blackboard calendar and other displays, create, update and post daily WLC and FCDC signage, and assist with the preparation and distribution of resource materials
  • Assist with daily WLC and FCDC event set up and take down and stock and/or replenish daily program supplies and materials including handouts, brochures and other resource materials
  • Manage the room booking calendar through Outlook with accuracy
  • Use the WLC online booking system, TutorTrac to book and make changes to tutoring appointments daily
  • Create posters, newsletters, and other outreach materials
  • Assist with WLC and FCDC projects and assignments as requested

Qualifications

♣    OCAD University student, preferably second or third year
♣    Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality
♣    Excellent interpersonal, communication, and teamwork skills
♣    Punctual, well-organized, and careful attention to detail
♣    Experience providing customer service, reception, or administrative services in a busy work environment
♣    Knowledge of OCAD University programs, services, and resources
♣    Interest in university writing and teaching and learning support services
♣    Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, and InDesign required; proficiency in the other Adobe Creative Suite programs an asset
♣    Fluency in a second language an asset 
♣    Demonstrated commitment to the principles of accessibility, equity and diversity, and proven ability to deal effectively with a diverse population

Interested applicants must submit the following to Alyssa Gerber at agerber@ocadu.ca in order to apply :

-Updated Cover letter
-Updated resume
-Professional references 
-Samples of your creative work using Adobe Creative Suite (if possible)

Accepting applications now through May 17th, 2018

Onsite Gallery is Hiring Student Monitors

Onsite Gallery
Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 12:45pm

Onsite Gallery is OCAD University’s flagship professional gallery and experimental curatorial platform for art, design and digital media. Fostering social and cultural transformations, Onsite serves the OCAD U community and the general public. A completely new Onsite Gallery opened in September 2017 at the centre of OCAD University's Creative City Campus. The expanded Onsite Gallery is a stunning 8,000 square-foot space located at 199 Richmond St. W. 

 

Onsite Gallery is currently recruiting international and IWSP-eligible students to join their on-call Student Monitor team. These students would work as special event assistance and on an as-needed basis. When shifts become available, the team of on-call Student Monitors are emailed with a list of shifts available, which are then assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.

Reporting to the Programs Coordinator, Onsite Gallery, the Onsite Gallery on-call Student Monitor will

  • Provide staffing assistance for public programs and events, such as the opening reception, where duties may include: setup and takedown of chairs and tables, serving food, selling drinks and taking photographs.
  • Assist with installation and de-installation of exhibitions, as needed, which may include: light lifting and moving of objects, installing hanging material, moving plinths, patch/repair and paint walls and hanging wall labels.
  • Greet visitors as they enter the gallery and provide information on present and upcoming exhibitions, public events and general gallery and OCAD U information.
  • Supervise the entrance and all areas of the exhibitions to enhance visitor experience, encourage conversation and engagement and enforce gallery rules and etiquette.
  • Replenish gallery material, such as exhibition brochures, at the front desk and other areas as needed.
  • Attend Student Monitor orientation meeting prior to the opening of an exhibition, and any other meetings as called by the Programs Coordinator or Curator. 
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the Programs Coordinator and senior management. 

Requirements

  • Eligible for either the Institutional Work Study Plan (ISWP)* or International Student Work Experience Program (ISWEP)**
  • Currently enrolled as an OCAD University student
  • Interest in contemporary art and design
  • Ability to work under general direction and in a team environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills; enjoy working with the public
  • Must be able to work flexible hours for public event shifts 

Assets

  • Ability to operate audio/visual and office equipment
  • Smart Serve certified 

*Institutional Work Study consists of part-time employment for students on or near campus while they are enrolled in a program of instruction, to supplement OSAP assistance received by students, or to assist other students with demonstrated financial need.

Students must meet the following criteria in order to apply for the IWSP:

  • Be a full-time Undergraduate or Graduate student at OCAD U during the 2017/18 academic year (as defined by OSAP)
  • Be a Canadian Citizen, Permanent Resident, or Protected Person
  • Be an Ontario resident and have submitted an error-free OSAP application for 2017/18
  • Demonstrate financial need (priority is given to OSAP students; out-of-province students will only be considered if funds are available)
  • Note: if you are an out-of-province student, you must attach a copy of your loan/student aid assessment document showing the
    federal/ provincial funding for the 2017/18 academic year

**The International Student Work Experience Program (ISWEP) is a work/study program designed to provide international degree-seeking students with financial assistance through part-time paid employment on campus.

To be considered for the ISWEP, you must:

  • be an international degree-seeking student (Exchange Students and Special Students are not eligible)
  • have a valid Study Permit issued by Immigration, Refugees & Citizenship Canada
  • be registered in full-time studies in 2017/2018 fall/winter session

Duration: early January until April 2018, with possibility of renewing for the following exhibition period 

Rate of pay: including benefits in lieu - $15.68/hour (anticipated, dependant on OCAD U's confirmed 2018 Student Monitor rate)

Vacancies: 3-6 on-call Student Monitors for special event assistance and on an as-needed basis 

Please submit the following to Linda Columbus, Programs Coordinator, at lcolumbus@ocadu.ca:

  • a cover letter
  • resume

Applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m., December 7, 2017

Hiring Onsite Gallery Student Monitors!

Onsite Gallery
Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 9:45am

Onsite Gallery is OCAD University’s professional gallery and experimental curatorial platform for art, design and new media. Fostering social and cultural transformations, Onsite serves the OCAD U community and the general public. 

A completely new Onsite Gallery will open in September 2017 at the centre of OCAD University's Creative City Campus. The expanded Onsite Gallery will be a stunning 8,000 square-foot space located at 199 Richmond St. W. and will be downtown Toronto's most talked-about contemporary art and design space. 

Reporting to the Programs Coordinator, Onsite Gallery, the Onsite Gallery Student Monitor serves as front-line staff welcoming and informing visitors about exhibitions and public events, supervises galleries and engages with visitors. 

 
The Onsite Gallery Student Monitor will

  • Greet visitors as they enter the gallery and provide information on present and upcoming exhibitions, public events and general gallery and OCAD U information. 
  • Supervise the entrance and all areas of the exhibitions to enhance visitor experience, encourage conversation and engagement and enforce gallery rules and etiquette.
  • Research the exhibiting artists/designers and exhibition themes, prepare and lead thoughtful tours and maintain a comprehensive understanding of the artists/designers and themes in the exhibition to facilitate discussion and meaningful engagement with viewers. 
  • Track daily attendance and encourage the recording of email addresses for Onsite Gallery's e-newsletter database, so patrons are aware of upcoming exhibitions and events. 
  • Ensure all exhibition elements are in proper working order and front reception and gallery areas are clean/tidy. Examine the exhibitions daily to identify if maintenance is needed on artworks, perform corrective action (as appropriate) and notify other staff as needed. 
  • Perform administrative tasks including writing reports related to gallery attendance and audience response. Replenishes gallery material, such as exhibition brochures, at the front desk and other areas as needed. 
  • Perform opening and closing duties including: turning on and off the works in the exhibition, keeping front reception tidy and locking all doors. 
  • Provide staffing assistance for all public programs and events, such as the opening reception, where duties may include: setup and takedown of chairs and tables, serving food, selling drinks and taking photographs. 
  • Assist with installation and de-installation of exhibitions, as needed, which may include: light lifting and moving of objects, installing hanging material, moving plinths, patch/repair and paint walls and hanging wall labels. 
  • Attend Student Monitor orientation meeting prior to the opening of an exhibition, and any other meetings as called by the Programs Coordinator or Curator.  
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the Programs Coordinator and senior management. 

Requirements

  • Currently enrolled as an OCAD University student 
  • Interest in contemporary art and design 
  • Comfortable in a public speaking role 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Ability to work under general direction and in a team environment 
  • Strong interpersonal skills; enjoy working with the public 
  • Must be able to work flexible hours for public event shifts 

Assets

  • Ability to operate audio/visual and office equipment 
  • Knowledge and comfort using social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr) to assist with Onsite Gallery's digital presence and promotion 
  • Smart Serve certified 

 
Duration: early September until December 11, 2017, with possibility of renewing for the following exhibition period 

Rate of pay: $12.43/hour - plus 4% in lieu of vacation and 8% in lieu of benefits

Schedule: 1-3 regular weekly shifts to be determined, resulting in between 7.25-19.25 hours/week, depending on availability 

Vacancies: 3-4 regular Student Monitor positions; 2-3 Student Monitors for special event assistance and on an as-needed basis 

Please submit the following to Linda Columbus, Programs Coordinator, at lcolumbus@ocadu.ca:

  • a cover letter
  • resume
  • if applicable, your IWSP eligibility confirmation for the Fall 2017 semester

Applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m., July 16, 2017.

As an employer committed to employment equity, we encourage applications from members of equity-seeking communities including women, racialized and Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions.