Current Employment Opportunities

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Welcome to Harbourfront Centre's online resource for employment opportunities. Simply click on the title of each position listed below for further information. Specific application instructions can be found within each job posting.

Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply.

Administrative Coordinator, Education-Job Ref#18F20

Harbourfront Centre is a leader in providing internationally renowned programming in arts, culture and recreation across a stunning 10-acre site at the heart of Toronto’s waterfront.
Harbourfront Centre is a leader in providing internationally renowned programming in the arts, culture and recreation across a stunning 10-acre site at the heart of Toronto’s waterfront. For more than 40 years, Harbourfront Centre has celebrated the best in Canadian culture and the rich mosaic of cultures from around the world by curating over 4000 events annually from music festivals to contemporary dance, to craft and design to sailing lessons.

ROLE STATEMENT
Position Title: Administrative Coordinator, Education
Department: Education
Reporting to: Manager, Recreational Learning and Manager, School Visits.
Direct reports: None
Key Relationships: Assistant Camps Coordinators, Camps Coordinator, Seasonal Camp Staff, Learn to Skate Seasonal Staff, Learn to Skate Head Instructor, Education Officer, Registrar, School Visits, Registrar, Recreational Learning.
Type of Employment: Full Time

Summary of Function:
Coordinates the financial and administrative services of the Education Division. This includes Camps, School Visits, and Learn to Skate

DUTIES

Administrative Coordination

• Coordinate the administrative activities of the section’s programs including developing and implementing systems and procedures, forms, ordering supplies, prioritizing work and organizing work flow.
• Within the Camps Team, supports the Registrar, Community Learning with the seasonal Campbrian build, reviews all web and print brochure copy to ensure accuracy, supports the hiring and training of seasonal administrative team members, and assumes the duties of the Registrar during planned absences
• Within the School Visits Team, supports the Registrar, School Visits during periods of increase demand for administrative tasks (March-May), and assumes the duties of the Registrar during planned absences. In addition, provides program information and processes bookings, school communication and collecting and processing payment. Completes all credit card reconciliations for the Manger, School Visits, and monitors the use of petty cash.
• Within Learn to Skate Team, performs administrative tasks such as updating weather hotline, contracting participants/and or instructors and providing training for supervisors and/or facilitators in administrative aspects of the porgram

Financial Processing

• Oversees processing of financial forms (e.g. petty cash, cheque requisitions, cash advances) and ensures that documentation is complete and accurate. Assigns budget codes.
• Collect payments for all Education programs as necessary.

Customer Service

• Responds to public inquiries (phone, email, in-person) by disseminating information regarding dates, times, costs, space and program information and availability for all Camps & Learn to Skate programming

Administrative Training

• Orients and trains all Education employees on administrative systems and procedures, such as Mozilla Thunderbird, Google Calendar, Microsoft Office, CampBrain, Basecamp, Harbourfront Centre Intranet and other software pertinent to their job functions.
• Orients and trains all staff on internal administrative processes such as cheque requisitions, courier, mail, personnel forms, etc.,
• Updates and maintains relevant manuals and establishes style guidelines for the administration of the Camps and Learn to Skate programmes.
• Ensure the Education team has all necessary stationary supplies and completes orders as necessary.

Financial Assistance

• Reviews applications for financial assistance for all programs and assists the Manager, Camps and Manager, School Visits with the administration of applications, subsidies and foundation requests.
• Liases with camp partners such as CAS, Dixon Hall, and Moorelands, ensures participants are registered and invoice.

Program Tracking

• Complies historical data, analyzes information and prepares report/ recommendations to identify trends and to improve services offered.
• Creates count sheets on a weekly basis for the Learn to Skate program

Workplace Health and Safety

• All staff are required to take reasonable care of their own health and safety and that of other personnel ( including volunteers and interns) who may be affected by their conduct.

Key Performance Indicators

• Successful build of all Campbrain based program registration portals
• Timely provision of all information needed for successful delivery of programs
• Successful administration of all financial tracking

Essential Criteria

• Knowledge and skills for this position are normally acquired through 1-3 years Of related experience (e.g. customer service, general office work, administration duties).
• Job requires use of computer, calculator, photocopier and other office equipment.
• Job requires above average computer program knowledge (Access, Word, Excel) and excellent keyboarding skills.
• Job requires strong interpersonal skills, tact and diplomacy to deal with difficult/challenging public and staff over the phone and in person.
• Job requires excellent communication skills and exceptional telephone manner.
• Job requires excellent organizational skills and attention to detail and the ability to multi-task.

Desirable Criteria
• Familiarity with Harbourfront Centre Camps would be considered an asset
• Second language (French, Spanish, Chinese) would be an asset.
• Interest in teaching in a non-traditional classroom setting to cover educator absences in School Visits


Acceptable applications must include:
• A current resume
• Responses indicating how you meet each of the essential criteria
• A cover letter including salary expectations

Qualified applicants are invited to apply by: August 31st, 2018
E-mail: jobs@harbourfrontcentre.com

Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply. Suitable accommodations will be available upon request during the hiring process.

Bilingual Part Time Educator-Job Ref#18J068

Harbourfront Centre is a leader in providing internationally renowned programming in the arts, culture and recreation across a stunning 10-acre site at the heart of Toronto’s waterfront.

For more than 40 years, Harbourfront Centre has celebrated the best in Canadian culture and the rich mosaic of cultures from around the world by curating thousands of events annually across its ten-acre site from music festivals to contemporary dance, to craft & design to sailing lessons. There is something for everyone at Harbourfront Centre, year-round.

ROLE STATEMENT
Position Title: Bilingual Part Time Educator
Department: School Visits
Reporting to: Manager – School Visits
Direct reports: None
Key Relationships: Manager – School Visits, Education Officer – Visual Arts, Education Officer – Urban Studies and Waterfront Explorations, Educators
Type of Employment: Contract (0-5 days/week; September-June)

Summary of Function:
Working under the direction of the Manager – School Visits, Part Time Educators are responsible for the daily execution of our School Visits programs. Part Time Educators set up, deliver and clean-up for their scheduled workshop. They act as ambassadors for Harbourfront Centre and expose students to our site as well as the discipline-specific program requested by the visiting teacher. In addition, Part Time Educators participate in ongoing review of existing programs and collaborate with the Education Officers and Manager – School Visits on new program development.

The ideal candidate will have a breadth of experience teaching students in an inquiry-based, arts-focused institution. Mastery of classroom management as well as portfolio-specific skills are required. Candidate must be fluent in French (written and oral) and able to respond to the needs of a variety of FSL, French Immersion or Francophone school groups as required.

DUTIES
Teaching
• Teach a variety of urban studies, visual arts and/or performing arts workshops to a diverse range of students daily, ranging in age from pre-kindergarten to adult learners;
• Prepare, monitor and reset all classroom spaces;
• Monitor progress of students, provide assistance and encouragement, and pace workshop to meet students’ needs;
• Provide support for co-op students and volunteers if required;
• Execute all programs to the highest standard of teaching excellence, ensuring inclusion of all students remains a top priority;

Programming
• Work closely with the School Visits Team to develop new program ideas;
• Collaborate with Education Officers on program renewal, keeping optimal student outcomes in mind.

Administration
• Ensure inventories of materials are kept up to date and in good order, communicating to the Education Officers should materials be running low;
• Maintain personal schedule through our Staffing Online portal.

Human Resources
• Support interns, co-op students and/or volunteers if required.

Workplace Health and Safety
• All staff are required to take reasonable care of their own health and safety and that of other personnel (including volunteers and interns) who may be affected by their conduct.

Key Performance Indicators
• Successful delivery of all School Visits programs as evaluated through student feedback, visiting educator reviews and teaching observations.

Skills & Requirements
Essential Criteria
• A degree in Education (B.Ed.) or Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) or sufficient relevant experience leading workshops with children;
• Fluency in French;
• Ability to work with students from all grade levels;
• Enthusiastic, energetic and able to motivate students
• Organized and able to remain calm when faced with competing priorities (time, resources, etc.);
• For Visual Arts Educators, familiarity with a variety of mediums including clay, printmaking, drawing and painting is required;
• For Performing Arts Educators, familiarity with a variety of dance styles (Hip Hop, Urban Dance, Latin Dance) OR drama techniques (spoken word, storytelling or improv) OR music education is required;
• For Urban Studies Educators, familiarity with Toronto, its history and a willingness to stay on top of current events as related to our programs is required;
• Able to provide or willing to obtain a Criminal Background Check and/or Vulnerable Sector

Desirable Criteria
• Willingness to teach at locations other than Harbourfront Centre as a part of our new In-School initiative


Acceptable Applications must include:
• A current resume
• A cover letter

Qualified Applicants are invited to apply by: August 29th, 2018

To apply: E-mail your application Quoting Job Ref. #18J068-ET to:

TIM WALKER
MANAGER, SCHOOL VISITS
Harbourfront Centre
twalker@harbourfrontcentre.com

Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply. Suitable accommodations will be available upon request during the hiring process.

Grants and Sponsorship Officer-Job Ref#18F19

The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery at Harbourfront Centre is Canada’s leading public gallery devoted exclusively to the art of our time and is recognized as an important centre for contemporary art in North America. Over the past 28 years, its reputation for presenting cutting edge exhibitions, superior catalogues and editions, and challenging special events has remained unparalleled. Presenting contemporary art by living artists of local, national, and international stature, The Power Plant's mission is to present and disseminate the best contemporary art in all and any media.

Harbourfront Centre is a leader in providing internationally renowned programming in the arts, culture and recreation across a stunning 10-acre site at the heart of Toronto’s waterfront. For more than 40 years, Harbourfront Centre has celebrated the best in Canadian culture and the rich mosaic of cultures from around the world by curating over 4000 events annually across its ten-acre site from music festivals to contemporary dance, to craft and design to sailing lessons. There is something for everyone at Harbourfront Centre, year-round.

ROLE STATEMENT

Position Title: Grants and Sponsorship Officer
Department: The Power Plant
Reporting to: Director, The Power Plant
Salary: $45,000-$60,000
Key Relationships: Director; Donor Programs & Major Events Manager; Individual Giving & Membership Officer; Curator of Exhibitions; Curator of Education & Public Programs; Finance Coordinator; Marketing & Communications Officer; Executive Assistant
Type of Employment: Full Time

Summary of Function:
The primary function of this position is to identify, define and develop funding sources from public, private foundations, corporate entities and foreign organizations to support existing and planned program activities at The Power Plant, as well as: develop, write, submit and manage grant proposals, sponsorship applications and project proposals to foundations and corporate entities; oversee the implementation and reporting on all successful funding applications; build and maintain positive, healthy relationships with a network of contacts at government, private and corporate agencies; manage and implement ongoing stewardship for portfolio of accounts; manage and track annual application calendar; oversee budget management, invoicing and accounts receivable for portfolio of accounts; developing and successfully attaining annual revenue targets; briefing and creating meeting notes and packages for the Director as needed. The Power Plant secures funding for a wide range of its activities, from operational activities to Curatorial to Education and Public Programs.

DUTIES

Revenue Generation
• Create and implement a strategy with the director and the Development team, to further grow the revenues generated from grants, originating from government, institutional and private sources.
• Research and identify grant opportunities and appropriate prospects.
• Work with gallery staff to identify new core funding opportunities that align with the needs and interests of trusts and statutory funders, packaging these creatively and strategically.

Grants & Sponsorship
• Prepare proposals and grant applications and sponsorship packages, with approval of the director.
• Manage relationships with new and existing sponsors and develop and deliver Sponsorship strategy and protocols.
• Create sponsorship packages and campaign plans for exhibitions and Education and Public programs.
• In collaboration with the Curatorial and Education and Public programs departments write reports to government, corporate, and institutional foundations as required.
• Engage with program officers at organizations to solicit invitations to submit proposals
• Deliver sponsor and VIP donor events
• Serve as a liaison to all funding agencies or organizations.
Financial Budget
• Manage, coordinate, track and evaluate the annual grant calendar and budget.
• Work closely with the director and the fundraising team to develop and track the grants and sponsorship budget and expected income throughout the year.
• With the Finance and Administration Coordinator monitor the financial management of designated grants and sponsorship programs.

Administration
• Manage and update the Tessitura data base to ensure that public grants and foundations records on the gallery’s database are accurate and up to date.
• Adhere to a calendar of both new applications and reporting requirements for secured grants.
• Manage or contribute to production of both interim and final reports for funders.
• Assure the completion of acknowledgement/thank you letters relating to awarded grants and sponsorships.
• Manage and ensure accurate and timely entry of grant institution contact information.

Workplace Health and Safety
• All staff are required to take reasonable care of their own health and safety and that of other personnel (including volunteers and interns) who may be affected by their conduct.

Key Performance Indicators
• Ability to meet revenue targets
• Ability to identify and cultivate new revenue sources
• Establishing multi-year and/or repeat gifts
• Ability to work independently and with a team
• Willingness to take on tasks as required
• Courteous approach to all written and verbal communications with patrons, members, sponsors, and vendors
• Strong problem solving skills and ability to think creatively
• Positive approach to working in a fast paced environment
• Flexibility in working with shifting priorities

Skills & Requirements
Essential Criteria
• Resourceful, lateral thinker with initiative and flexibility to create and articulate a convincing, coherent fundraising case in writing and in person.
• Bachelor’s degree in communications, liberal arts, art history or other related area;
• Minimum of 3 years' experience in grant writing and fundraising with demonstrated experience researching, writing and with other fundraising initiatives for a cultural or educational institution.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
• Proficient in research, interpreting, and analyzing diverse data and possess the ability to work collaboratively and independently to achieve stated goals.
• Exceptional interpersonal skills to deal with a wide variety of people at all levels
• Discrete with sound judgment and the ability to handle confidential matters in a professional manner
• Possess strong time management and organizational skills to manage multiple priorities.
• Good working knowledge of Canadian, Ontario and Toronto governmental agencies is required, as well as current knowledge of the art scene and environment in Toronto, Canada and abroad.
• IT literate with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages and have the ability to work under pressure and to meet multiple and simultaneous deadlines.
• The successful candidate must be able to work outside of normal office hours as and when required.

Desirable Criteria
• Experience in a visual arts organization is an asset.
• Knowledge and understanding of French will be an asset


Acceptable Applications must include:
• A current resume
• A cover letter addressed to the Director of TPP [Gaλtane Verna], including salary expectations, indicating how you meet the essential criteria of this key position

Qualified applications are invited to apply by: August 27, 2018
Please quote Job Reference # 18F019-ET
E-mail: jobs@harbourfrontcentre.com

Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply. Suitable accommodations will be available upon request during the hiring process.

Indigenous Education Coordinator-Job Ref#18FC15

Harbourfront Centre is a leader in providing internationally renowned programming in the arts, culture and recreation across a stunning 10-acre site at the heart of Toronto’s waterfront. For more than 40 years, Harbourfront Centre has celebrated the best in Canadian culture and the rich mosaic of cultures from around the world by curating over 4000 events annually across its ten-acre site from music festivals to contemporary dance, to craft and design to sailing lessons. There is something for everyone at Harbourfront Centre, year-round.

ROLE STATEMENT
Position Title: Indigenous Education Coordinator
Department: Education
Reporting to: Manager, School Visits
Key Relationships: Manager, Recreational Learning, Education Officers, PT Educators, Registrar, School Visits
Period of Employment: October 1, 2018-March 29, 2019
Type of Employment: Contract

As this position is based on a grant the candidate must identify as from a First Nation, Mιtis or Inuit background.
•Must be registered with Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training.
•Must be a current GTA resident

Summary of Function:
Reporting to the Manager, School Visits, this position will work collaboratively with the full and part time Education team to review Indigenous content throughout our Education programs. The daily expectations for this position will be to support all administrative and programming tasks of the School Visits team, including program registration, materials preparation and program delivery. As the candidate becomes more familiar with our routines and programs, a critical lens to program renewal within existing School Visits programs will be required. In addition, the development of a new, Indigenous Arts program that fits within the overall programming framework of School Visits will be proposed. This position will also work with the Recreational Learning team to support program development for an Indigenous Arts-focused camp program for implementation in March Break 2019 and/or Summer 2019.

DUTIES
Planning & Execution
• Supports the daily delivery of School Visits program, including shadowing, training and if comfortable, teaching of programs.
• Work with the School Visits team on an Indigenous Arts program (visual or performing arts as determined by comfort level and prior knowledge of successful candidate)
• Work with the Recreational Learning team to develop an Indigenous Arts camp program for implementation in March Break and/or Summer 2019
• Assist other team members as required
Content Development
• Develop training resources, including the delivery of professional development training sessions focused on Indigenous Arts practices and/or teaching Indigenous content for all Education staff members

Customer Service
• Provide exceptional customer service to all visiting school groups, teachers, students, campers and/or camp families
• Support the Registrar, School Visits in processing of School Visits registrations
Communications
• Liaise with departments and outside groups to support implementation and renewal of Education programs with Indigenous content

Workplace Health and Safety
• All staff are required to take reasonable care of their own health and safety and that of other personnel (including volunteers and interns) who may be affected by their conduct.

Skills & Requirements
Essential Criteria
• Post-secondary education focusing on Education and/or the Arts, or relevant work experience in an Education setting.
• 2-years experience in a comparable role in an arts related not for profit organization.
• Strong oral and written communication skills for all applications
• Superior organizational, time and project management skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Excellent interpersonal skills, able to work in a team environment

Working Conditions
• Working conditions may include some overtime and weekend work. Work schedule will be adjusted accordingly.


Job Ref#18FC15-ET
Deadline: August 24th, 2018
Please e-mail your resume and cover letter (in one document)
E-mail: jobs@harbourfrontcentre.com

Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants to apply. Suitable accommodations will be available upon request during the hiring process.

Marketing & PR Coordinator-Job Ref#18FC08

• As this position is based on a grant the candidate must identify as from a First Nation, Mιtis or Inuit background.
• Must be registered with Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training.

Job Ref#18FC08-ET
Number of vacancies: 1

Harbourfront Centre is a leader in providing internationally renowned programming in the arts, culture and recreation across a stunning 10-acre site at the heart of Toronto’s waterfront. For more than 40 years, Harbourfront Centre has celebrated the best in Canadian culture and the rich mosaic of cultures from around the world by curating over 4000 events annually across its ten-acre site from music festivals to contemporary dance, to craft and design to sailing lessons. There is something for everyone at Harbourfront Centre, year-round.
Position Title: Marketing & PR Coordinator
Department: Marketing
Reporting to: Chief Marketing Officer
Key Relationships: Marketing Coordinators, Project Manager, Digital Marketing Coordinator, Programming Associates, Publicist, external partners and suppliers
Type of Employment: Contract
Period of Employment: As soon as possible – March 29, 2019

Summary of Function:
Reporting to the Chief Marketing Officer, this position will be one of a three-member team of coordinators responsible for assisting with coordinating and executing marketing plans, trafficking of marketing materials and implementing critical paths for summer festivals and programs. This position will also act as the on-site PR coordinator to manage media attending events and supports the external publicity firm’s activities.

DUTIES
Planning & Execution
• Coordinate the marketing plan for each project by obtaining specific marketing strategies from team members (Design, Digital Media, Web, etc.)
• Assist in executing the plans by implementing critical paths, coordinating the scheduling, processing and trafficking of marketing projects to ensure projects are completed in a timely manner, in line with department scheduling
• Submit dockets and circulate to appropriate programming, production, planning and sponsorship participants; route projects for approvals.
• Distribute all materials across site and deliver off-site in accordance with the marketing distribution plan; maintain up-to-date lists
• Coordinate site and event signage including scheduling, installation and replacement.
• Assist with on-site media coordination and accreditation; provide support to external publicity and PR firm
• Assist other team members as required
Content Development
• Develop target audience and outreach programs, mailing lists, audience numbers and profiles, box office reports
• Coordinate campaign tracking measures, analyze metrics and prepare evaluation report at end of each campaign

Communications
• Maintain centralized overview of each project’s status for the information of all participants; keep strict adherence to deadlines and ensure all parties are aware of timelines.
• Liaise with departments and outside groups to coordinate efficient and timely project processing

Workplace Health and Safety
• All staff are required to take reasonable care of their own health and safety and that of other personnel (including volunteers and interns) who may be affected by their conduct.

Skills & Requirements
Essential Criteria
• Post-secondary education in a marketing, communications or business is preferred.
• 2-years experience in a comparable role in an arts related not-profit organization.
• Strong oral and written communication skills for all applications
• Superior organizational, time and project management skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Excellent interpersonal skills, able to work in a team environment
• Creative, able to effectively coordinate online and offline marketing initiatives from implementation to completion
• Knowledge of website and new media marketing are required as well as experience with Google analytics and other web analytics programs.

• As this position is based on a grant the candidate must identify as from a First Nation, Mιtis or Inuit background.
• Must be registered with Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training.


Please e-mail your resume and cover letter (in one document)
E-mail: jobs@harbourfrontcentre.com

Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply. Suitable accommodations will be available upon request during the hiring process.


Part Time Educator, Urban Studies and Media Studies-Job Ref#18J067

Harbourfront Centre is a leader in providing internationally renowned programming in the arts, culture and recreation across a stunning 10-acre site at the heart of Toronto’s waterfront.

For more than 40 years, Harbourfront Centre has celebrated the best in Canadian culture and the rich mosaic of cultures from around the world by curating thousands of events annually across its ten-acre site from music festivals to contemporary dance, to craft & design to sailing lessons. There is something for everyone at Harbourfront Centre, year-round.

ROLE STATEMENT
Position Title: Part Time Educator, Urban Studies and Media Studies
Department: School Visits
Reporting to: Manager – School Visits
Direct reports: None
Key Relationships: Manager – School Visits, Education Officer – Visual Arts, Education Officer – Urban Studies and Waterfront Explorations, Educators
Type of Employment: Contract (0-5 days/week; September-June)

Summary of Function:
Working under the direction of the Manager – School Visits, Part Time Educators are responsible for the daily execution of our School Visits programs. Part Time Educators set up, deliver and clean-up for their scheduled workshop. They act as ambassadors for Harbourfront Centre and expose students to our campus as well as the discipline-specific program requested by the visiting teacher. In addition, Part Time Educators participate in ongoing review of existing programs and collaborate with the Education Officers and Manager – School Visits on new program development.

The ideal candidate will have a breadth of experience teaching students in an inquiry-based, arts-focused institution. Mastery of classroom management techniques is essential to ensure optimal student outcomes. As an Urban Studies and Media Studies Educator, a love for the city of Toronto, a willingness to stay aware of current issues in urban planning and civic politics, as well as experience teaching digital photography and/or in a media program is required.



DUTIES
Teaching
• Teach a variety of urban studies and media studies workshops to a diverse range of students daily, ranging in age from pre-kindergarten to adult learners;
• Prepare, monitor and reset all classroom spaces;
• Monitor progress of students, provide assistance and encouragement, and pace workshop to meet students’ needs;
• Provide support for co-op students and volunteers if required;
• Execute all programs to the highest standard of teaching excellence, ensuring inclusion of all students remains a top priority;

Programming
• Work closely with the School Visits Team to develop new program ideas;
• Collaborate with Education Officers on program renewal, keeping optimal students outcomes in mind.

Administration
• Ensure inventories of materials are kept up to date and in good order, communicating to the Education Officers should materials be running low;
• Maintain personal schedule through our Staffing Online portal.

Human Resources
• Support interns, co-op students and/or volunteers if required.

Workplace Health and Safety
• All staff are required to take reasonable care of their own health and safety and that of other personnel (including volunteers and interns) who may be affected by their conduct.

Key Performance Indicators
• Successful delivery of all School Visits programs as evaluated through student feedback, visiting educator reviews and teaching observations


Skills & Requirements
Essential Criteria
• A degree in Education (B.Ed.) or sufficient relevant experience leading workshops with children;
• Ability to work with students from all grade levels;
• Enthusiastic, energetic and able to motivate students;
• Organized and able to remain calm when faced with competing priorities (time, resources, etc.);
• Awareness of Toronto’s urban fabric and associated history;
• Able to provide or willing to obtain a Criminal Background Check and/or Vulnerable Sector Screening

Desirable Criteria
• Bilingual;
• Willingness to teach at locations other than Harbourfront Centre as a part of our Urban Studies portfolio
• Interested in cross-training in one of the Arts disciplines (Visual Arts, Drama, Dance or Music)


Acceptable Applications must include:
• A current resume
• A cover letter

Qualified Applicants are invited to apply by: August 29th, 2018

To apply: E-mail your application Quoting Job Ref. #18J067-ET to:

TIM WALKER
MANAGER, SCHOOL VISITS
Harbourfront Centre
twalker@harbourfrontcentre.com

Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply. Suitable accommodations will be available upon request during the hiring process.

Performing Arts Assistant-Job Ref#18FC16


Harbourfront Centre is a leader in providing internationally renowned programming in the arts, culture and recreation across a stunning 10-acre site at the heart of Toronto’s waterfront. For more than 40 years, Harbourfront Centre has celebrated the best in Canadian culture and the rich mosaic of cultures from around the world by curating over 4000 events annually across its ten-acre site from music festivals to contemporary dance, to craft and design to sailing lessons. There is something for everyone at Harbourfront Centre, year-round.

ROLE STATEMENT
Position Title: Performing Arts Assistant
Department: Performing Arts
Reporting to: Performing Arts Acting Director
Key Relationships: Associate Producer, Assistant Producer, Junior Festival Curator, external partners and artists
Period of Employment: October 1, 2018 – March 29, 2019
Type of Employment: Contract

As this position is based on a grant the candidate must identify as from a First Nation, Mιtis or Inuit background.
•Must be registered with Miziwe Biik Aboriginal Employment and Training.
•Must be a current GTA resident

Summary of Function:
Reporting to the Acting Director, this position will be responsible for assisting with administration, implementing critical paths for Junior festival (an international children’s arts festival), and other programs, and coordinating outreach.

DUTIES
Planning & Execution
• Assist with the planning and producing of performing arts activities;
• Conduct outreach for the Junior Festival and other events: research community groups and other audiences who may have an interest in our programs; contact/liaise with groups; disseminate information; support collaboration with community groups;
• Assist in implementing critical paths, coordinating the scheduling, ensuring that projects are completed in a timely manner, in line with department scheduling;
• Assist with administrative tasks such as communication with artists and contracts; generate, update and file documents; internal communications;
• Assist with company management: booking of travel and accommodation;
• Participate in weekly staff meetings;
• Participate in production meetings;
• Coordinate archival of materials;
• Assist with on-site events – day-of activities: shows, productions, presentations, etc.
• Assist other team members as required

Workplace Health and Safety
• All staff are required to take reasonable care of their own health and safety and that of other personnel (including volunteers and interns) who may be affected by their conduct.

Skills & Requirements
Essential Criteria
• Post-secondary education in performing arts, marketing, communications or business is preferred.
• 2-years experience in a comparable role in an arts related not for profit organization.
• Strong oral and written communication skills for all applications
• Superior organizational, time and project management skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Excellent interpersonal skills, able to work in a team environment
• Experience in performing arts production and/or presentation
• Resilient and flexible

Desirable Criteria
• French language an asset.

Working Conditions
• Working conditions may include overtime, and will require weekend work. Work schedule will be adjusted accordingly.

Job Ref#18FC16-ET
Deadline: August 24th, 2018
Please e-mail your resume and cover letter (in one document)
E-mail: jobs@harbourfrontcentre.com

Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants to apply. Suitable accommodations will be available upon request during the hiring process.

Production Coordinator-Job Ref#18F22

Harbourfront Centre is a leader in providing internationally renowned programming in the arts, culture and recreation across a stunning 10-acre site at the heart of Toronto’s waterfront. For more than 40 years, Harbourfront Centre has celebrated the best in Canadian culture and the rich mosaic of cultures from around the world by curating over 4000 events annually across its ten-acre site from music festivals to contemporary dance, to craft and design to sailing lessons. There is something for everyone at Harbourfront Centre, year-round.

Position Title: Production Coordinator
Department: Planning and Production
Reporting to: Manager, Production
Supervises: Assistant Production Coordinators

Type of Employment: Contract ( one year)

Summary of Function:
The Production Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and overseeing the planning and execution of production activities for events and sponsorship activations at the Harbourfront Centre main building and outdoor venues and at the Fleck Dance Theatre and Harbourfront Centre Theatre as assigned.

Harbourfront Centre operates a ten-acre site that encompasses five theatres – Fleck Dance Theatre (capacity 446), Harbourfront Centre Theatre (capacity 350), Studio Theatre (capacity 196), Brigantine Room (cabaret-style 250), and Lakeside Terrace (theatre 250); and various alternative multi-purpose spaces for presentations, workshops, school classes, camps and other activities. Outdoor stages include the large amphitheater-style Concert Stage (1300 seated, 3500 standing), the smaller Stage in the Round. The site also includes two art galleries; six working craft and design studios; various alternative exhibition spaces; and the central public spaces, Canada Square and Ontario Square.

Reporting to the Manager, Production, the Production Coordinator will analyze and evaluate the need for production support for assigned events and festivals; including production schedule and cost estimates; plan, develop, schedule and provide all necessary deliverables required for an event; communicate effectively both orally and in writing; coordinate event staff to ensure the facilitation of all aspects of the venue, and supervise assistant production coordinators. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with representatives of various groups, vendors, and co-workers.

DUTIES
Co-ordination
• Interface with Harbourfront Centre staff, programming partners, sponsors and clients to assess needs, answer questions, assist with unique circumstances and develop new solutions.
• Attend planning, programming, partner and client meetings to exchange information and ideas.
• Works with the Technical Coordinator and Technical Production Manager compiling all technical services details and requirements for events and festivals.
• Oversee the execution of all production related aspects of assigned events.
• Create production schedules and provide cost estimates in advance of events.
• Create packages of event information for the various service departments and the Production staff to facilitate the execution of an event.
• Arrange for the rental of equipment, as required.
• Participate in the evaluation of festivals, events and performances, making recommendations and implementing procedural changes.
• Participate in regular department meetings and follow through on production management action items.

Staff Oversight and Scheduling
• Coordinate the production activities during assigned events including prioritizing and organizing work flow; responding to problems, and ensuring safety procedures are followed.
• Supervise the activities of part-time Assistant Production Coordinator staff including participating in training, providing assistance, and providing individual performance feedback to the Manager of Production. Supervise and assist with the execution of assigned events.
• Act as a resource and coordinate with various service departments including, Technical Services, Security, Property, Operations, Front of House, Food & Beverage and Box Office during the execution of assigned events.
• Assist the Director/Manager on duty during execution of assigned festivals/events as required.

Financial Management
• Obtain competitive quotes from external vendors and evaluate quotes for accuracy.
• Complete show and event settlements in a timely manner for remittance and invoicing by the Planning administration. Reconcile all event expenses and submit invoices and expense reports to the Production Administrative Assistant.

Administration
• Ensure all assigned events, staffing, production schedules and other related functions are captured in Harbourfront Centre’s event management systems Artifax and Visio.
• Make recommendations to the Production department Artifax power user regarding Artifax procedures and documents.

Operations and Maintenance of Facilities
• Orientate clients and visiting productions to safety, technical characteristics and other areas of facility operations; facilitate the use of the services by the resident company and others engaged by or renting the facility.


Key Performance Indicators
• Successful coordination and execution of assigned festivals, events and performances ensuring excellence of presentation with client, artist and patron services as priorities.
• Successful production of festivals, events and performances within budget.
• Ability to provide viable options when presented with an issue to resolve.
• Ability to maintain strong relationships with staff, the arts community and clients.


Skills & Requirements
• Working knowledge of techniques, methods and procedures of theatre, dance, and music productions and presentations including stage, set, sound and lighting design and implementation; stage management; patron services; appropriate safety precautions and procedures.
• Strong passion for the arts and client engagement.
• Computer proficiency in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
• Previous experience with event management and CRM databases an asset.
• Computer proficiency in the following programs is considered an asset: Microsoft Visio, QLab, Vectorworks, AutoCAD, Artifax and Tessitura.
• Highly effective communication, presentation, interpersonal and relationship building skills required in working with individuals at all levels of the organization, arts and cultural partners, and rental clients; and fostering open and honest relationships and communication, respecting confidentiality.
• Results oriented and proactive, with the ability to multitask, prioritize and work independently.
• Uphold the highest ethical standards and a pursuit of excellence and innovation.
Education & Experience
• Three to five years demonstrated experience in technical/production in theatre, dance, music, festival management, corporate events, and installations.

Desirable Criteria
• Experience in the not-for-profit sector.
• Experience in corporate event management.
• Knowledge of Canada’s art community.
• Current Province of Ontario driver’s license or evidence of equivalent mobility.
• Understanding of WHMIS and AODA.
• Smart Serve certification.
• Fall arrest certification.

Working Conditions
• Work schedule varies, working weekdays, evenings, weekends and/or irregular hours and overtime, with intense period of weekend work during summer festival season May to October


Qualified applications are invited to apply by: September 4, 2018
Please quote Job Reference # 18F22
E-mail: jobs@harbourfrontcentre.com

Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply. Acceptable applications will include a resume, a statement of reasons for wishing to change jobs and demonstration of how the employee’s skills and experience correspond to the listed job qualifications. Please refer to the recruitment policy for additional details. Suitable accommodations will be available upon request during the hiring process.







Visitor & Volunteer Services Coordinator -Job Ref#18F21

The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery is Canada’s leading public gallery devoted exclusively to the art of our time and is recognized as an important centre for contemporary art in North America. Over the past 28 years, its reputation for presenting cutting edge exhibitions, superior catalogues and editions, and challenging special events has remained unparalleled. Presenting contemporary art by living artists of local, national, and international stature, The Power Plant's mission is to present and disseminate the best contemporary art in all and any media within at Harbourfront Centre.

Harbourfront Centre is a leader in providing internationally renowned programming in the arts, culture and recreation across a stunning 10-acre site at the heart of Toronto’s waterfront. For more than 40 years, Harbourfront Centre has celebrated the best in Canadian culture and the rich mosaic of cultures from around the world by curating over 4000 events annually across its ten-acre site from music festivals to contemporary dance, to craft and design to sailing lessons. There is something for everyone at Harbourfront Centre, year-round.

ROLE STATEMENT

Position Title: Visitor & Volunteer Services Coordinator
Department: The Power Plant
Reporting to: Curator of Education & Public Programs, The Power Plant
Direct reports: Lead Gallery Attendants, Gallery Attendants
Key Relationships: Director; TD Curator of Education & Outreach Fellow; Power Youth Coordinator; Power Kids Family Programs Coordinator; Curator of Exhibitions; Assistant Curator; RBC Curatorial Fellow; Head of Registration, Installation, and Facilities; Finance & Administration Coordinator; Harbourfront Centre Volunteer staff, Tessitura specialist, and Shop manager

Salary: $35,000 - $45,000 per annum
Type of Employment: Full Time

Summary of Function:
This position plays a fundamental role in shaping and coordinating The Power Plant front of house team by implementing and leading strategic plans aimed at significantly developing the visitor services and volunteer experience. Under the supervision of the Curator of Education and Public Programs, key responsibilities include coordinating progressive visitor services for diverse audiences; front of house staff, volunteers, and public and group tours; support for exhibitions and public programs (as needed); retail operations on-site, off-site and online including maintaining inventory; and, distribution of publications. Additionally, performs administrative duties including reception, database entry, and statistical reporting.

DUTIES

Front of House Staff Coordination [40%]
• Gallery Attendants: Under the direction of Curator of Education and Public Programs, recruits, hires, trains, schedules and evaluates Lead Gallery Attendants (LGA)/Gallery Attendants (GA). Assigns projects to LGAs/GAs. Reviews LGAs/GAs timesheets to ensure accuracy. Organizes and leads educational meetings for LGAs/GAs, including additional staff (i.e. Exhibitions, Installation, Membership, etc.) as needed. Provides coverage as an LGA, as needed.
• Front Desk Operations: Coordinates all aspects of front of house operations by maintaining, reviewing and enhancing procedures in Front Desk Resource Manual. Monitors incident reports, security issues, and exhibition equipment with Head of Registration, Installation & Facilities. Updates all program and exhibition informational signage in consultation with Marketing & Communications staff. Updates general telephone/email messaging and responds to inquiries.
• Visitor Services: Champions a progressive visitor service approach and a welcoming environment for diverse audiences to enhance the visitors’ experience and their ability to engage with contemporary art in meaningful ways. Implements and oversees admission, information dissemination, and collection and processing of visitor statistics and surveys. Works to resolve visitor complaints.

Volunteer Coordination [15%]
• Recruits, trains, and schedules volunteers. Records volunteer hours accurately. Ensures timely distribution of incentives for recognition of volunteer benchmarks. Provides assistance with Harbourfront Centre annual volunteer recognition event.

Administrative, Staff/Volunteer Support, and Tours [20%]
• Administrative Tasks: Acts as receptionist during office hours and installation periods. Responds to general inquiries by telephone and email, welcomes guests for appointments, processes mail, arranges and signs for deliveries, and other office duties as assigned. Assists with the upkeep of and reporting in Tessitura (database software) as a “Power User” (also see “Retail Services”).
• Staff/Volunteer Support: Coordinates with Curatorial (Exhibitions and Education & Public Programs), and Development teams to ensure front of house staff and volunteer support in galleries (visitor engagement, security, etc.), during public programs (lectures, in-gallery programs, etc.), and members and fundraising events, including Power Ball. Works during events and programs, as needed.
• Tours: Coordinates tour bookings, schedules GAs to facilitate tours, and expands upon GA’s touring abilities. Leads tours for individuals/groups, as needed. Record tour statistics.

Retail Services & Publication Coordination [20%]
• Retail Services: Maintains store processes, Tessitura (database), and inventories. Coordinates on-site and online retail by ordering publications, merchandise and supplies; ensuring accurate cash handling, financial reconciliation, and inventory controls (in consultation with Finance and Administration Coordinator); maintaining well-organized merchandise storage (“cage”); and, facilitating in-coming/out-going deliveries.
• Publication Coordination: Selects and orders publications and additional merchandise for sale, including consignments, with input from Curatorial (Education & Public Programs and Exhibitions). Assists with development and distribution of artist-designed merchandise and/or limited editions, as needed. Cultivates relationships with book distributers, keeping them up-to-date on available titles, negotiating prices, invoicing, and coordinating shipping.

Special Projects [5%]
• Supports Curator of Education and Public Programs and Executive Director with special projects, as assigned.


Workplace Health and Safety
• All staff are required to take reasonable care of their own health and safety and that of other personnel (including volunteers and interns) who may be affected by their conduct.

Key Performance Indicators
• Maintaining a productive, motivated and content team of Gallery Attendants and Volunteer Corps
• Successful scheduling of Gallery Attendants and Volunteers to ensure visitor engagement and gallery security, within budget
• Successfully lead GA team to meet revenue goals for Retail/Shop and to aide Membership achieve revenue goals

Skills & Requirements
Essential Criteria
• A university or college degree in Art History, Art Education (or Education), Studio Art or related field
• Minimum of 2 years administrative experience, preferably in the not-for-profit visual arts sector.
• Ability to work independently, coordinating multiple tasks with tight deadlines despite frequent interruptions, with minimal supervision
• Basic knowledge of contemporary visual art and gallery tour methods
• Prior experience with visitor service, preferably in the not-for-profit visual arts sector, and/or prior experience with customer service in the retail sector
• Prior experience with staff and volunteer coordination, and team-building skills, to inspire top performance.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills to supervise diverse staff and volunteer corps, and to liaise with other departments.
• A well-defined sense of diplomacy, including people-management skills and conflict resolution.
• Attention to detail, especially regarding security of gallery and artworks, recording statistics, handling inventory and sales, etc.
• Familiarity with office systems and technical aptitude to operate office equipment (computer hardware and software, POS machine, fax, audio/visual equipment)
• High level of critical/logical and creative/innovative thinking
• Ability to maintain confidentiality

Desirable Criteria
• Ability to start in the position during first two weeks of October 2018
• Prior experience with staff and/or volunteer recruitment, training, coordination, and evaluation
• Experience working with individuals with Special Needs (Inclusion)
• Knowledge of Toronto’s and Canada’s contemporary arts community
• Advanced knowledge of contemporary visual art and gallery tour methods
• An advanced university degree in Museum Studies, Art History, Art Education (or Education), Studio Art or related field
• Familiarity with Tessitura software, though orientation and on-going training are provided
• Knowledge and understanding of French is an asset

Efforts
• Involves sitting for extended periods for paperwork and computer work
• Involves physical effort including lifting and moving boxes (with merchandise, publications, supplies, etc.), tables and chairs, etc.
• Involves – during Opening Parties, Power Ball and select other programs – standing and walking for extended periods

Working Conditions
• Work environment contains usual risks and discomforts of an office; no special safety precautions are required
• Work schedule may vary due to tight deadlines and exhibition, program, and event needs; overtime may be accrued at times
• Typically, 80-90% of time is spent working in an office environment; 10-20% in the galleries (or other spaces)


Acceptable Applications must include:
• A cover letter addressed to TPP’s Curator of Education & Public Programs [Josh Heuman], indicating how you meet the essential criteria of this key position
• A current rιsumι
• A list of three professional references with contact information
Qualified applications are invited to apply:

Deadline: Thursday 6 September 2018

Please include “TPP–VVSC2018” on all application materials and in email message titles.

E-mail: jheuman@thepowerplant.org

Harbourfront Centre is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages qualified applicants from all backgrounds to apply. Suitable accommodations will be available upon request during the hiring process.

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