Call for Applications - Prefix Programming Development Assistant


Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art is seeking a part-time employee for the position of Programming Development Assistant. The Assistant will be responsible for two key aspects of the organization’s activities. The first area consists of conducting a review of Prefix’s programming history in order to contribute to preparations for the gallery’s twentieth anniversary. The second involves assisting with the research, development and realization of Prefix’s upcoming exhibitions and public programming. 

 
DateThursday, February 14, 2019 - 10:30am to Monday, February 25, 2019 - 12:00am

Phone

416-977-6000 x 361

Cost

N/A

Email

tpham@ocadu.ca

Website

https://careerlaunchers.format.com/6075897-2019-prefix-programming-development-assistant

Location

Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art Suite 124, 401 Richmond St W, Toronto, ON M5V 3A8

OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION

Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art is seeking a part-time employee for the position of Programming Development Assistant. The Assistant will be responsible for two key aspects of the organization’s activities. The first area consists of conducting a review of Prefix’s programming history in order to contribute to preparations for the gallery’s twentieth anniversary. The second involves assisting with the research, development and realization of Prefix’s upcoming exhibitions and public programming. Applicants with education or experience in only one of these areas are nonetheless encouraged to apply, as Prefix will provide training to the successful candidate, as needed. The Programming Development Assistant will report to the Director and work with all members of the Prefix team.

RATE: $16.5 /hour for 21 hours/week with occasional evenings and Saturdays

TERM: Part-time, March - August 2019 (24 weeks)

DEADLINE: Monday, February 25, 2019

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct a review of Prefix’s programming history
  • Conduct research related to upcoming exhibition and public programming
  • Assist with educational and audience development initiatives
  • Assist with the coordination of logistics for exhibitions and public programming
  • General administrative assistance

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have graduated in 2017 or 2018
  • Strong research and presentation skills 
  • Superior planning and organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer literacy (MAC environment)
  • Motivated, outgoing and self directed
  • Ability to work cooperatively in an open-concept office
  • Responsible and reliable

Additional assets include:

  • Education and/or experience in curatorial work, arts administration, or publishing
  • Knowledge of contemporary photographic, media and digital arts
  • Fluency in French

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Full contact information (Name, phone, and email), a confirmation of eligibility and a current CV.
  • A cover letter outlining interest and relevant background.
  • A short one-page writing sample.

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION

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

For more information, visit our website

DateThursday, February 14, 2019 - 10:30am to Monday, February 25, 2019 - 12:00am

Phone

416-977-6000 x 361

Cost

N/A

Email

tpham@ocadu.ca

Website

https://careerlaunchers.format.com/6075897-2019-prefix-programming-development-assistant

Location

Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art Suite 124, 401 Richmond St W, Toronto, ON M5V 3A8

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Call for Applications - Prefix Programming Development Assistant
Thursday, February 14, 2019 - 10:30am to Monday, February 25, 2019 - 12:00am

OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION

Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art is seeking a part-time employee for the position of Programming Development Assistant. The Assistant will be responsible for two key aspects of the organization’s activities. The first area consists of conducting a review of Prefix’s programming history in order to contribute to preparations for the gallery’s twentieth anniversary. The second involves assisting with the research, development and realization of Prefix’s upcoming exhibitions and public programming. Applicants with education or experience in only one of these areas are nonetheless encouraged to apply, as Prefix will provide training to the successful candidate, as needed. The Programming Development Assistant will report to the Director and work with all members of the Prefix team.

RATE: $16.5 /hour for 21 hours/week with occasional evenings and Saturdays

TERM: Part-time, March - August 2019 (24 weeks)

DEADLINE: Monday, February 25, 2019

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct a review of Prefix’s programming history
  • Conduct research related to upcoming exhibition and public programming
  • Assist with educational and audience development initiatives
  • Assist with the coordination of logistics for exhibitions and public programming
  • General administrative assistance

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have graduated in 2017 or 2018
  • Strong research and presentation skills 
  • Superior planning and organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Computer literacy (MAC environment)
  • Motivated, outgoing and self directed
  • Ability to work cooperatively in an open-concept office
  • Responsible and reliable

Additional assets include:

  • Education and/or experience in curatorial work, arts administration, or publishing
  • Knowledge of contemporary photographic, media and digital arts
  • Fluency in French

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Full contact information (Name, phone, and email), a confirmation of eligibility and a current CV.
  • A cover letter outlining interest and relevant background.
  • A short one-page writing sample.

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION

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

For more information, visit our website

Venue & Address: 
Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art Suite 124, 401 Richmond St W, Toronto, ON M5V 3A8
Website: 
https://careerlaunchers.format.com/6075897-2019-prefix-programming-development-assistant
Email: 
tpham@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 x 361
Cost: 
N/A
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