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 - TIFA -Job Ref#19F012

The Toronto International Festival of Authors (TIFA) is Canada’s largest and longest-running celebration of words and ideas. Since 1974 TIFA has hosted over 9,500 authors from more than 100 countries, including 22 Nobel Laureates and countless other award winners. Mandated to cultivate and advance the cause of literature, the organization presents opportunities for curious readers to connect with the finest writers of our time, while providing Canadian writers a global forum in which to present their work. TIFA’s offices and main programming spaces are located 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 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: TIFA Administrative Coordinator
Department: Toronto International Festival of Authors (TIFA)
Reporting to: TIFA Deputy Director, TIFA Director
Direct reports: Volunteers
Key Relationships: Director, Deputy Director, TIFA Team, Harbourfront Centre Financial Department, Harbourfront Centre Box Office Analyst, Harbourfront Centre Application Specialist (Tessitura), Harbourfront Centre Application Administrator (Artifax), Centre Shop Store Supervisor, Publishing Houses, and TIFA Patron and Supporters
Type of Employment: Full-time permanent salaried

Summary of Function:
The Administrative Coordinator is part of the TIFA team and is responsible for administrative support to help ensure efficient operation of the office, the day-to-day administration, day-to-day financial operations, Patrons and Supporters administration, and Tessitura database upkeep for the Toronto International Festival of Authors. The Administrative Coordinator is also the liaison with Harbourfront Centre finance department regarding any immediate financing or bookkeeping concerns. Key areas of focus are preparing and reconciling TIFA’s finances, securely processing author honorariums for various events throughout the year, and assist the TIFA team as required.

DUTIES
Administrative:
• Monitor office supply inventory and replenish items as necessary
• Routine administrative and clerical activities including responding to general email inquiries; maintain contact lists; provide and monitor invoices; minute-taking at staff meetings; monitoring incoming and outgoing mail; handling and processing staff timesheets
• Maintain existing systems and work towards creating efficiencies
• Assist Events team in upkeep of the Artifax database and reporting system
• Update and maintain letterhead and other official documentation templates
• Assist the Director and Deputy Director in cooperation with the Executive Assistant as required including administrative and event support
• Assist Deputy Director with maintaining financial records, preparation of reports, budgeting, analysis, monitoring and reconciling department budget, maintain and develops tools or models for budget tracking of programmes
• Assist Executive Assistant with IRAH Board matters, including prepare finances for Board meetings
Finance and Bookkeeping:
• Preparing invoices and internal memos
• Preparing and issuing cheque requisitions for daily expenses and author honouraria/fees
• Preparing and facilitating deposits
• Maintenance and tracking of budgets, year-end, invoices, deposits, reconciliations and cheque requisitions
• Prepare cash advance and credit card reconciliations
• Work with Director and Deputy Director to prepare cost analysis of Festival and fiscal year-end
• Assist Development Coordinator with financial reporting
Patrons and Supporters:
• Assist administratively with Patron Program and Individual Giving campaigns, including reports renewals and donations processing
• Ensures patron and individual giving activity is tracked in Tessitura in association with the Executive Assistant
• Track and process annual renewals
• Issue membership cards
• Issue and track Charitable Tax Receipts
• Track and communicate RSVP’s for annual Patron Event
Tessitura:
• Serve as one of the Tessitura “Power Users” for TIFA
• Attend monthly Tessitura Committee meetings
• Maintain database, pull reports, update records, merge duplicates, etc.
• Develop and implement campaign, membership and financial structures
• Rebuild new campaigns each fiscal year
• Create new constituents as necessary

Workplace Health and Safety
• The incumbent will be directed to the Harbourfront Centre intra-net Health & Safety page where pertinent information is provided such as our Health & Safety policy, meeting minutes, WHMIS training module and reference chart, evacuation procedures, fire wardens

Skills & Requirements
Essential Criteria
• Basic math skills and understanding of basic financial concepts
• Must have strong organizational skills and show attention to detail
• High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office and database management
• Demonstrated use of tact and diplomacy, and ability to work in a cross-functional team setting
• Polished and professional demeanor and ability to interact with authors, partners, prospects, donors, staff and volunteers
• Excellent organization and time management skills
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work to deadline
Desirable Criteria
• Post-Secondary degree
• Experience with Tessitura an asset
• Experience with bookkeeping an asset
• Finance background considered an asset
• Experience in arts management or the not-for-profit sector is an asset
Working Conditions
• The incumbent can expect to work some evenings and weekends in addition to the eleven-day period of the Festival

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

Please quote Job Reference # 19F011-ET
Qualified applicants are invited to apply by: June 5th, 2019
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.

Security Guard -Job Ref. #19J039

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Security Guard
Site Operations & Services
Job Ref. #19J039-ET

Number of Vacancies: 10

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.

Currently an employment opportunity exists in our Security Department for Security Guards. Reporting to both the on-duty Shift Supervisor and Manager of Security and Life Safety this position will be responsible for the safety and security of Harbourfront Centre property, buildings, staff, and visitors.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

• Patrol property, secure buildings and take appropriate action to resolve existing or potential security/ safety/ loss prevention problems.
• Completes their personal employee memo book, recording incidents and security activities while on shift. As directed, maintains log of security activities for insurance/ legal purposes when required.
• Investigates all disturbances on the property including - but not limited to - trespass, theft, fire/ intruder alarms, missing persons, and determines the necessary response. Writes and distributes reports as necessary to follow-up the situation.
• Provide first aid to visitors or staff when required.
• Employ use of force techniques and strategies in accordance with training and company policy as required.
• In the absence of the Shift DSO, performs duties of the DSO in an acting capacity, as assigned by the Security Manager

REQUIREMENTS:

• Knowledge of security methods and procedures normally acquired through a minimum of 1-2 years of related experience, and/or education
• Knowledge of security/ safety equipment such as portable radios, CCTV, alarm systems, fire safety equipment is required
• Strong verbal communication skills are needed when dealing tactfully with a wide variety of people including visitors and staff
• Excellent written communication skills are required for report writing and various correspondence.
• A valid emergency and/or standard first aid/CPR certificate and a valid Ontario Driver's License (class G) is an asset
• Must have or be able to obtain a valid Ontario Security License.
• Proven ability to work unsupervised.


Hours: Rotating fixed shifts of 12 hours

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Ongoing until further notice

Interested applicants should FORWARD resume QUOTING JOB REF # 19J039-ET to:

EMAIL: security@harbourfrontcentre.com

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

Development Assistant Trainee


HARBOURFRONT CENTRE
Employment Opportunity
Development Assistant Trainee
Contract Position
Number of vacancies: 1

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.

Reporting to the Senior Development Officer, Corporate Partnerships, the Development Assistant Trainee will work with the Development (Corporate Partnerships) team to aid in the servicing of Harbourfront Centre corporate partners. Working closely with Harbourfront Centre staff and external sponsorship representatives, this position will assist with the servicing of client and partner needs leading up to and during events and campaigns including but not limited to: helping with sponsor fulfillment by servicing corporate partners, helping with donor fulfillment, corporate and foundational grant applications, community giving and reporting on development partner activities. This position will require some evening and weekend work as well as within an office environment during regular business hours.

Major Responsibilities Include:
Represent Harbourfront Centre as an ambassador of the Development Department;
Act as one of the main contacts for sponsors and partners during festivals and events ;
Work during major events and festivals to ensure that all partners are satisfied, troubleshooting any problems that may arise and communicating their concerns and needs with internal staff.
Assist with on-site activation support and sponsor servicing with internal and external stakeholders from pre-event set-up through to post-event teardown and reporting, troubleshooting any problems that may arise;
Support Development Department events and initiatives; including revenue generation;
Assist in community giving campaigns and support community-based fundraising at events;
Assist with Corporate Partnerships team administration, including: preparation of detailed event outlines and reports, coordinating logistics, sourcing supplies, call briefing notes and call reports, managing internal photo database and updating the Development Team on the status of each program and activation’s success;
Assist in the documentation and reporting processes of partners activities at Harbourfront Centre Support funder cultivation and solicitation through preparation of: Prospect and donor profiles, Sponsorship and corporate philanthropy proposals; Grant applications;
Work with other departments such as Marketing, Production, Site Services and Community Engagement to deliver exceptional partnership experiences on-site and in-office;
Work with Development Officers to support the delivery of exceptional client servicing of Harbourfront Centre corporate partners and donors receive excellent servicing and philanthropic opportunities are maximized
Assist the Development Department with additional prospect research, reporting, tracking and data entry as required.

Qualifications:
Work experience in the not-for-profit environment, preferably in arts and culture;
Experience in a public facing customer service experience is a requirement ;
Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills are required to respond to difficult situations and requests with tact and diplomacy
The successful candidate must have strong research and organizational skills as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills
Must be able to work well under pressure and be able to organize/complete multiple tasks within tight deadlines
Must be computer literate with experience using Microsoft Office Suite, including: Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Database software experience is an asset.
Ability to work outdoors and during live events is a necessity
A high degree of initiative, self-motivation, and a passion and interest in the arts is essential
Able to work a fluctuating schedule, including evenings, weekends and weekdays
Must be comfortable and capable of lifting heavy objects (up to 20lbs)
Strong command of the English language with additional language skills an asset
An educational background/interest in arts and culture, marketing, communications, or other related field is a strong asset

Supervision and Mentorship:
The Development Assistant Trainee will be supervised by the Development Officer, Corporate Partnerships. The Development Officer, in conjunction with the Senior Development Officer, Corporate Partnerships will continually monitor and communicate with the successful candidate providing constructive feedback for professional development. In the first month, the Development Assistant will shadow the supervisor to integrate them into the position. Goals and objectives will be agreed upon and a mutually beneficial mentorship plan will be developed. As the contract progresses, the incumbent will accumulate more responsibility within a team environment. Problem solving, time management, customer service and volunteer management skills will be harnessed and developed while receiving consistent mentorship from the team. Specific skills related to researching methods and report writing will be developed through coaching within the office work environment. Regular check-ins and ongoing scenario and site training will ensure the Development Assistant Trainee has new and improved confidence, skills and experience.

Period of Employment: May 15, 2019 – March 27, 2020


Please e-mail your resume and cover letter (in one document)
E-mail: mmclean@harbourfrontcentre.com
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Development Associate-Job Ref#19J088

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: Development Associate
Department: Development
Reporting to: Senior Development Officer, Philanthropy
Type of Employment: Contract
Duration: May 20, 2019 to September 8, 2019 (start/end date is negotiable)
Hours: 30-40 hours per week – will include weekends and evenings (summer festivals)

Summary of Function:
The Development Associate will work with the development department to aid in the on-site servicing of Harbourfront Centre’s philanthropic and corporate initiatives. Working closely with Harbourfront Centre staff, volunteers, and external sponsorship representatives, this position will assist with the servicing of client, partner and donor needs leading up to and during events and campaigns. This is an invaluable opportunity to gain experience in various facets of one of Ontario’s renowned arts and culture institutions.

DUTIES
Responsibilities
Represent Harbourfront Centre as an ambassador of the development department
Act as one of the main contacts for sponsors and partners during festivals and events
Provide on-site activation support and sponsor servicing, from set-up through teardown and on-site troubleshooting any problems that may arise
Manage and support the training of volunteers to support Harbourfront Centre’s community giving initiatives
Assist in the execution of fundraising initiatives and campaigns
Support development department events and initiatives
Assist with office administration as needed
Manage the documentation and reporting processes of partners activities at Harbourfront Centre
Research and write grant proposals for philanthropy and corporate teams
Manage the tracking process for grant proposals with grants researcher/writer volunteers
Work with Development Officers to support the delivery of exceptional client servicing of Harbourfront Centre corporate partners and donors
Assist the development department with individual and corporate prospect research, reporting, tracking and data entry as required.

Skills & Requirements
Essential Criteria
College or University degree in the field of arts, business or fundraising (in progress is acceptable)
Work experience in the corporate or not for profit environment
Experience in a public facing customer service role is a strong asset
Strong research and writing skills are essential
Must be able to work well under pressure and be able to organize/complete multiple tasks
within tight deadlines
Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills are required to respond to difficult
situations and requests with tact and diplomacy
Must be computer literate with experience using relational databases, Word, Excel and
PowerPoint
Ability to work outdoors and during live events is a necessity
A high degree of initiative, self-motivation, and a passion and interest in the arts is desirable
Available to work evenings, weekends and some weekdays
Must be comfortable and capable of lifting heavy objects (up to 20lbs)
Strong command of the English language with additional language skills an asset

Working Conditions
• Job involves working weekends throughout the year, especially during the summer season.

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

Qualified Applicants are invited to apply by: May 31st, 2019
To apply: E-mail your application Quoting Job Ref. #19J088-ET to:

EMAIL: atalpur@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.

Director, Production-Job Ref#19F10

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 thousands of 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: Director, Production
Department: Production
Reporting to: Chief Programming Officer
Direct reports: Manager, Production, Manager, Technical Production, Front of House Manager

Key Relationships:
Production staff including technicians, production coordinators and assistants, Assistant Front of House Managers and Ushers.

Program Directors: (Cultural Engagement, Performing Arts ,Craft and Design, Visual Arts, TIFA (Toronto International Festival of Authors),

Departments:(The Power Plant, Planning, Site Services & Operations, Food and Beverage, Finance, Human Resources, Development, Marketing and Communications)

Type of Employment: Full Time

Summary of Function:
The Director, Production manages and directs all activities related to the execution and staging of programs and events at all Harbourfront Centre venues, including production staff, front and back of house management, and technical services. This position also plans and recommends capital purchases to ensure venues are equipped adequately to meet production quality and safety requirements. The Director, Production also plays a leadership role in the development, management and implementation of long-term strategic planning for major organizational priorities and programmatic initiatives to ensure Harbourfront Centre meets its strategic goals and maintains operational and programming integrity.

DUTIES
Production
• Oversees the planning, coordination and implementation of the production elements including Production, Technical and Front of House staff related to events and activities in all Harbourfront Centre venues including but not limited to the Fleck Dance Theatre, Harbourfront Centre Theatre, the main building (Bill Boyle Artport), and outdoor stages.
• Oversees all aspects of production working closely with the Manager of Production, Manager of Technical Production and Front of House Manager to ensure first-class service to all Harbourfront Centre patrons, artists, programming partners, and rental clients.
• Ensures the highest level of service at the most efficient cost for producing programs and events.
• Works in partnership with Artistic Directors as peers to plan and enhance artistic excellence, audience experience and training programs, both in planning and facilitating year-round programming.
• Acts as primary contact with IATSE 58 with regard to the Harbourfront Centre Theatre and the Fleck Dance Theatre stagehands.
• Develops and implements departmental procedures and guidelines to ensure compliance with applicable laws, safety and personnel regulations.
• Attends programs, trouble shoots and resolves issues to ensure the production of events is at the expected level of excellence.
• Participates in various internal and external committees, meetings, associations, etc. to represent the interests of the department and the organization; and to resolve conflicts, trouble shoot and problem solve.

Venue Management
• Oversees the operation of the theatres, outdoor stages and multiple indoor and outdoor multi-purpose venues to ensure operational integrity.
• Oversees technical and production maintenance working closely with Site Services & Operations to ensure operational integrity, sustainability and safety.
• Develops multi-year capital strategies, including refurbishment and enhancement plans for theatres and event venues.

Planning
• Develops, recommends and implements goals and objectives for the Production department to ensure compliance with Harbourfront Centre’s policy directives, and the goals and objectives of the division.
• Supports government relations initiatives regarding grant applications and final reporting when required.

Staff Management
• Directs activities of subordinate staff: hiring, training, assigning and monitoring work, evaluating, rewarding, disciplining, and terminating.
• Ensures staff manuals and partnership handbooks reflect current practices with respect to planning and producing events.
• Works with Directors as peers to develop efficient and effective work flow and problem-solving processes to create a rewarding and positive work experience for staff across departments.

Finance & Administration
• Develops, recommends, implements and monitors the department’s operating and capital budgets.
• Approves invoices, cheque requisitions, and expenses based on budgetary guidelines with signing authority limit of $5,000.
• Prepares and submits reports and correspondence relating to departmental activities, direction, accomplishments, etc.
• Develops and oversees Request for Proposals (RFPs) to Event Suppliers for the provision of audio, lighting and video equipment rentals for Harbourfront Centre’s seasonal outdoor stages and theatres; and the rental of equipment, including backline and staging, and other event supplies to produce annual calendar of events and rentals.

Work, Health and Safety (WH&S)
• 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.
• Participates on the Joint Health & Safety Committee (JHCS). Ensures all relevant safety certificates, both for staff and equipment, are in place and up-to-date. Makes recommendations with respect to training and policies.
• Ensures policies and procedures are communicated, implemented and all relevant manuals kept up to date.
• Conducts regular tours of the theatres and venues, both indoor and outdoor, to ensure safe working environments and practices.
• Works closely with department managers and staff in Site Services & Operations to address issues in a timely manner.
• Ensures department budgets support health and safety policies and procedures with respect to operating venues, producing events, and staff training.


Skills & Requirements
Essential Criteria
• Minimum of six (6) years of experience as a Production Manager or General Manager in Performing Arts or Events
• A post-secondary education or degree in the Arts or related field
• Strong leadership abilities
• Exceptional diplomacy and interpersonal skills
• Superior oral and written communications skills
• Solid working knowledge of performing and visual arts programming and production
• Solid knowledge of event management
• Experience scheduling and working with stage technicians
• Experience working in both union and non-union environments
• Sound knowledge of applicable laws and safety regulations as related to performance venues and productions
• Strong computer skills
• Attention to detail
• Financial acumen and experience managing budgets
• Experience with RFP processes
• Commitment and passion for arts and culture
• Ability to set and achieve goals, as well as deal with changing priorities
• Ability to be flexible and a creative problem solver
• Ability to work effectively in and foster a “team” atmosphere

Desirable Criteria
• Experience negotiating IATSE union agreements
• Experience managing a theatre
• Experience working in a multi-venue institution

Working Conditions
• Required to work evenings and weekends, including statutory holidays.

Acceptable Applications must include:
• A current resume
• A cover letter including salary expectations and responses indicating how you meet the essential criteria

Qualified applicants are invited to apply by: May 31st, 2019
Please quote Job Reference # 19F010-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.

Event Coordinator-TIFA-Job Ref#19F011

The Toronto International Festival of Authors (TIFA) is Canada’s largest and longest-running celebration of words and ideas. Since 1974 TIFA has hosted over 9,500 authors from more than 100 countries, including 22 Nobel Laureates and countless other award winners. Mandated to cultivate and advance the cause of literature, the organization presents opportunities for curious readers to connect with the finest writers of our time, while providing Canadian writers a global forum in which to present their work. TIFA’s offices and main programming spaces are located 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 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: TIFA - Event Coordinator
Department: International Festival of Authors (TIFA)
Reporting to: TIFA Deputy Director, TIFA Director
Direct reports: Festival Assistant(s)/Intern(s), Volunteers
Key Relationships: TIFA Team, Harbourfront Centre Production, Operations, Volunteer, Box Office Teams, Publishers and various other Partners
Type of Employment: Full Time Permanent Salaried

Summary of Function:
Working with an existing Event Coordinator. The position will be responsible for event planning and logistics, publisher communications, and author liaisons. The incumbent will be required to work some evenings and weekends, manage several projects at one time, as well as work with other organizations on partnered events. As a not-for-profit organization that produces world-class literary events and festivals, the ability to work in a team environment is a necessity. The incumbent must also possess a strong attention to detail.


DUTIES
Event Planning & Logistics
• Event planning, coordination, and logistics of all programmes including but not limited to all TIFA events, the International Festival of Authors (TIFA), TIFA Ontario, Toronto Lit Up, and the International Visitors Programme (IV)
• Event support for all partner events including but not limited to The Forest of Reading, The Word On The Street, Book Summit, and the Canadian Writers’ Summit
• Liaise with authors and publishers, and the publishing industry regarding events
• Manage author hotel reservations, information packages, travel arrangements, and other duties involved with participant coordination
• Supervise and train festival interns and volunteers
• Work with outside partners and Harbourfront Centre Departments and attending planning meetings as required
• Prepare information packages for partners, staff, and production coordinators including schedules, diagrams, installations, catering, etc.
• Work events as required
• Attend weekly staff meetings and special events as required

Workplace Health and Safety
• The incumbent will be directed to the Harbourfront Centre intra-net Health & Safety page where pertinent information is provided such as our Health & Safety policy, meeting minutes, WHMIS training module and reference chart, evacuation procedures, fire wardens

Skills & Requirements
Essential Criteria
• Post-secondary certification or degree required
• Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in event coordination
• Strong interpersonal, communication, and writing skills
• Outstanding relationship-management skills, including the ability to work closely and collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders
• Exceptional leadership, staff management, and team-building skills
• Must have strong organizational skills and show attention to detail
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office
• Ability to show tact and diplomacy when dealing with outside organizations, contacts, volunteers, and audiences
• Ability to show initiative, creativity, and high level of critical and logical thinking
• Strong work ethic
• A passion for customer service

Desirable Criteria
• Experience in not-for-profit sector
• Experience in the hospitality industry
• Knowledge of the publishing industry an asset
• Smart Serve certified preferred
• Valid ‘G’ level license preferred

Working Conditions
• The incumbent can expect to work some evenings and weekends in addition to the eleven-day period of the Festival

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

Please quote Job Reference # 19F011-ET
Qualified applicants are invited to apply by: June 5th, 2019
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.

Graphic Designer-Job Ref#19F05

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: Graphic Designer
Department: Marketing, Creative Services
Reporting to: Director Creative Services
Direct reports: None
Key Relationships: Designers, Marketing team, Production Specialist
Type of Employment: Full Time

Summary of Function:
We are looking for a visual master storyteller who can express our institutional narrative through compelling design that inspires and influences millions of arts and culture aficionados, visitors and supporters of our non-profit. Beyond your proficiency in design, love of typography, and an intuition for user experience, you are driven to create memorable work and enhance the function it serves - be it responsive design for the web, or award-winning festival posters. Ultimately, you are a problem solver, with an eye for details that matter and a passion to come up with innovative solutions to make things (website, email and direct mail, visual brand ID) better. Finally, to be good, you need to be great at managing your creative process. We are a fast-paced, collaborative, and multidisciplinary team that is constantly communicating our message, programs and events across all media and platforms. If this sounds like the playground you want to play in, we want to hear from you.

DUTIES:
Design/ Content Development
• Develop, design and produce campaign assets to support brand creative guidelines across various media and platforms (digital and print)
• Design creative components of digital programs, including, but not limited to, web, email, social media, display and other online formats
• Help define the overall graphic identity of new programmatic and institutional campaigns including festivals and corporate brand identity

Communications & Coordination
• Collaborate with marketing team and the wider business teams to ideate, develop creative aligned with wider marketing messages and ensure content is used effectively
• Balance and manage workload according to established department priorities

Workplace Health and Safety
• All staff is 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
• 2-4 years related experience (agency or client-side) including a focus on digital
• Strong visual design, design thinking and illustration skills
• Experience developing, presenting and executing visual concepts, designs and design systems
• Extensive knowledge and working experience of Adobe Creative Cloud programs: Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign
• Experience in digital/web production and design, with experience in user interface design and an understanding of HTML and CSS techniques, Google Web Designer, and Adobe Dreamweaver
• Excellent design, production and prepress skills
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively independently and as part of a team
• Strong prioritizing, problem-solving, presentation, communication and presentation skills
• Post-secondary degree or diploma in Graphic Design preferred

Desirable Criteria
• Experience in motion graphics and text animation is a plus

Acceptable Applications must include:
• A current resume
• A cover letter including salary expectations and responses indicating how you meet the essential criteria
• A link to a portfolio or website

Qualified applications are invited to apply by: June 03, 2019

Please quote Job Reference # 19F05-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.

Health and Safety Manager-Job Ref#19F013

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 thousands of 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: Health and Safety Manager
Department: Site Operations
Reporting to: Chief Operations Officer
Direct reports:None
Key Relationships: CEO, COO, Director, Property & Operations, Manager of Security and Life Safety, Director, Human Resources. Chief Officers, Directors
Type of Employment: Full Time

Summary of Function:
The Health and Safety Manager is responsible for overseeing the entirety of occupational health and safety programs at Harbourfront Centre. The manager will recommend strategic direction and develop/implement plans based on safety audits, risk assessments and site inspections, and ensure policies and programs meet legislated requirements. The Manager acts as subject expert and provides advice to all employees, coordinates/conducts training for staff in safety management best practices, reviews, develops and updates policies and procedures and contributes to establishing a culture of health and safety at Harbourfront Centre.

DUTIES
Program, Policy, Procedures
• Oversee the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of Harbourfront Centre's health and safety programs.
• Lead the annual review of the program, update and communicate as required
• Review, develop and maintain manuals, policies and procedures to meet legal requirements and support best practices in the organization
• Assist individual departments to develop and document specific H&S procedures related to their specific activities, including assisting with maintaining health and safety records
• Lead projects as assigned and coordinates with team on workplace initiatives
• Build processes, implements and follows up on accurate, timely completion of various health & safety surveys, audits and reports.
• Develop a process and oversee the regular removal of hazardous waste across the site (eg. Paint, batteries, bulbs, etc)
Training
• Conduct health and safety orientation and training for all new employees, existing employees and, if applicable, artists and visitors
• Identify training needs and conduct and/or coordinate appropriate training as required
• Train supervisors on proper methods for investigating accidents/incidents and completing appropriate reports
• Maintain training records for all staff in individual files and company -wide logs. Monitor expiry dates of certifications, advise appropriate personnel and coordinate necessary training
Investigation, Inspections
• Act as a resource to supervisors who conduct incident investigations and assist them to develop corrective actions to prevent future or repeat occurrences. Maintain appropriate records documenting injuries and illnesses to employees, patrons, contractors, artists. Inform relevant parties as necessary. • Participate in the investigations of work stoppages and employee concerns and complaints with respect to health and safety issues.
• Participate in the identification, evaluation, control and management of hazards and risks. Recommend improvements to control hazards
• Conduct risk assessments
• Follow-up with all workplace investigations/inspections to ensure necessary corrective actions to the work processes have been implemented and documented
• Handle site visits from Health and Safety inspectors , file and post compliance to work orders received.
• Review and analyze Security Incident Reports in order to identify hazards to the public and recommend steps to minimize risks
• Act as a resource and consult Security staff on matters related to visitor safety such as Marine Safety; Event Medical, Ambulance and First Aid; Major Incident Planning; Crowd Management; Public Health; Wearther Preparedness, Accessibility
Joint Health & Safety Committee
• Co-Chair Joint Health and Safety Committee meetings and schedule monthly site inspections.
• Follow up on recommendations identified during site inspections to ensure matters are resolved in an appropriate and timely manner
• Manage the coordination of inspections, investigations, and the occupational health and safety of the company
Finance & Admin
• Develop the health and safety budget for the company, including capital budgets, and monitor expenses
Leadership
• Provide all levels of the company with information, advice and guidance related to health and safety matters, legislative requirements and best practices in the field
• Support and promote occupational health, wellness and safety initiatives
• Represent Harbourfront Centre in matters of health and safety with the government, health and safety associations and other external agencies, specialists and organizations
• Review and keep current on occupational health and safety legislation, amendments and best practices to optimize occupational health and safety programs and inform management and staff

Work, Health and Safety (WH&S)
• 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 certificate or degree in Occupational Health & Safety or a related field
• 5 years’ experience in a health and safety position, implementing and promoting safe work practices and policies in a similar environment
• CRSP or CHSC designation or actively working towards the designation
• Joint Health & Safety Committee Certification (Part 1 and 2)
• Excellent communication (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills with ability to persuade and negotiate
• In-depth knowledge and understanding of current Occupational Health and Safety Act and regulations, federal, provincial, municipal Regulations, Workplace Safety and Insurance Act
• Knowledge of Fire and Building Codes
• Knowledge of workplace wellness programs and initiatives
• Strong time management and organizational skills
• Ability to maintain confidentiality, integrity, and accountability
• Experience assessing training needs, creating materials and delivering the training
• Able to build and maintain strong working relationships with other departments, key business partners and other stakeholders
• Proficient in Microsoft Office ( Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
• Current Standard First Aid certification
Desirable Criteria
• Experience in not for profit sector
• Experience in the arts, entertainment and live events, crafts and design, recreation and/or marine safety.

Working Conditions
• Flexibility in hours and schedule; may include occasional work on nights and weekends as required

Acceptable Applications must include:
• A current resume
• A cover letter including salary expectations and responses indicating how you meet the essential criteria

Qualified applicants are invited to apply by: June 7th, 2019
Please quote Job Reference # 19F013-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.

OPERATIONS CREW - Job Ref. #19J011

HARBOURFRONT CENTRE
Employment Opportunity
OPERATIONS CREW

Job Ref. #19J011-ET

Number of vacancies: 3-Working night shift

Loved by Torontonians and visitors alike, 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, diversity has been central to Harbourfront Centre’s mission, celebrating the best in Canadian culture and the rich mosaic of cultures from around the world. With offerings ranging from music festivals to artists-in-residence, to day camps to sailing lessons, there is something for everyone to enjoy at Harbourfront Centre, year round.

Currently, we are seeking a part time Operations Crew member to work overnight shifts to join our Facilities Department. Reporting to the Building & Facilities Coordinator, this position is responsible for cleaning buildings on a daily basis, performing setup of events and monitoring cleanliness of buildings during events.

MAJOR DUTIES:
• Cleaning, sweeping, mopping, emptying garbage, high dusting, detail cleaning and scooping, vacuuming of buildings, office space, theatre auditorium and events spaces
• Assemble/dismantle setups and strikes including tables, chairs, stages, kitchen equipment, etc as required.
• Maintain Harbourfront Centre equipment (e.g., tables, chairs, vacuums, sign boards, etc
• Respond to requests from Harbourfront Centre employees, the public and provide assistance as required.
• Monitoring and maintaining public washrooms. Spot and detail cleaning, keeping washrooms stocked and resupplying as needed
• Bussing, cleaning and rearranging tables in a food court type and public seating area

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Ability to operate equipment used for cleaning, steam cleaner, vacuum, etc is required.
• Physically able to lift and move tables and chairs and other related equipment, up to 50lbs
• Personable and polite (courteous with staff and the public)
• Professional work ethic and able to work with limited supervision
• Available to work varying shifts: day, evening, night shifts, weekends and holidays
• Team player
• Good attendance and punctual
• Able to lift up to 50 lbs
• WHMIS training is desirable

HOURS: 16-40 hours per week (able to work days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays)

Please send your resume quoting Job Ref. No. 19J011-ET to:
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.

Seasonal Night Manager-Harbourfrontcentre Sailing and Power Boating-Job Ref#19J072

HARBOURFRONT CENTRE
Employment Opportunities
Night Manager (Evenings & Weekend) (Seasonal) (Full-time Hours)

Job Ref. #19J072
Number of vacancies: (1 x Full-time Seasonal)

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.

Harbourfront Centre Sailing and Powerboating (HCSP), is currently seeking a motivated and reliable individual to join our team as a Seasonal Night Manager. This position will be responsible for supervising and supporting our Sales and Administration Staff, Dock Staff Representatives, and assisting with the Club Bar. They will be expected to close the club when on shift, complete fleet inventory and daily financial end of day checks, and communicate close out to management and the security team. The Seasonal Night Manager will be required to know all areas of the business in order to supervise and assist staff, and comprehensive training will be provided.

MAJOR DUTIES:

• Supervise and support Sales and Administrative Representatives, Dock Staff Representatives and Club Bar

• Oversee operations of Dock, Office and Bar while on duty, assigning tasks to staff and ensuring that responsibilities are carried in accordance with policies, and assisting where needed

• Provide professional front line service delivery to clients and customers, including handling customer complaints and resolutions when on shift

• Provide customers with product and service information selling our services, processing transactions, handling boat management, course/rental applications, preparing classrooms for courses, filing/ entering data, and maintaining building cleanliness

• Oversee boat and classroom resource allocation – ensuring that the correct amount of boats & classroom space is effectively assigned to scheduled rentals and courses

• Ensure that boat maintenance issues are correctly entered into the Teamwork database, manage the proceeding bookings and boat reassignment, and where necessary, keeping customers informed of developments and options

• Responsible for monitoring the weather in relation to customers safety and club policies, and making key decisions based on this, including grounding boats if adverse weather is forecast

• Ensure all club and company policies are adhered to with follow-up communications to HCSP Centre Manager should any issues arise in relation to these policies

• Prepare incident reports should any incident take place whilst on shift, and communicate this immediately to the HCSP Centre Manager

• Responsible for closing procedures, including end of day fleet inventory checks and daily financial deposits

• Ensure the building, sub structures, and fleet are secured at the end of the day, all boat keys are accounted for, the building is alarmed, and all is communicated to management and security

• Build positive relationships with members and provide bar service when required

• Any other duties as required

REQUIREMENTS
• Secondary education, preferably with post-secondary education in the fields of Tourism/Hospitality/Leisure/ Management. Experience in customer service, sales and administration, preferably in sailing/club membership background
• Previous experience as a supervisor or in a management role
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills in dealing with people with good professional telephone manner
• Good organization and time management skills, able to prioritize and meet deadlines
• Must be enthusiastic, outgoing, ambitious, proactive, resourceful, self-motivating demonstrating initiative, exhibit leadership and coordinating skills and work well in a dynamic team environment
• Must be computer literate, familiar with Microsoft Office (Word & Excel), Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Mail Chimp and Wordpress
• Must be able to work evenings, weekends and statutory holidays
• Smart Serve certification
• Knowledge in sailing or powerboating is an asset


DURATION: June – September, 2019

HOURS: Night Manager (Evenings & Weekends) Full-time Hours (Saturday to Wednesday)- 1 position at 35 hrs/week (including weekday, evenings, weekends and holidays) with a chance to pick up additional shifts

WAGE: $18 - $20 per hour

APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 26, 2019


Please send your resume quoting Job Ref. No.19J072-ET to:
Human Resources, 235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON M5J 2G8
Fax (416) 973-1003
E-mail: jobs@harbourfrontcentre.com

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


TD Curator of Education & Outreach Fellow-Job Ref#19J096

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 and in the world. Over the past 32 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 Harbourfront Centre and offsite through partnerships in Toronto, Canada and abroad.

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 thousands of 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 STATMENT
Position Title: TD Curator of Education & Outreach Fellow
Department: The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery
Reporting to: Curator of Education and Public Programs
Key Relationships: Curator of Education & Public Programs, Visitor & Volunteer Services Coordinator, Power Kids & Outreach Coordinator, Power Youth Coordinator, Gallery Attendants, Curator of Exhibitions, Assistant Curator, external partners
Salary: $17.00-$20.00 per hour
Type of Employment: Full-Time, Two-year Contract, 5 days per week (35 hours per week)

Summary of Function:
This two-year fellowship (8 July, 2019 through 25 June, 2021) supports The Power Plant’s goal to encourage greater career opportunities within the museum field. Through this innovative program, unique within Canada, the TD Curator of Education & Outreach Fellow will provide a recent graduate or emerging educator/programmer with tangible working experience in a professional environment. In this role, the Education & Outreach Fellow will be integrated fully into all areas of the organization, with full access to the inner workings of a major Canadian public gallery.

Through this program, The Power Plant will contribute, nurture and foster the careers of up and coming Canadian art educators/programmers. This position affords potential candidates the opportunity to get hands-on experience working closely with curators at The Power Plant, conducting research related to exhibitions and programs, as well as ongoing administrative tasks. During this period the Education & Outreach Fellow will gain valuable and tangible experience that otherwise would be extremely difficult to gain considering the disappearance of paid entry-level positions in most professional art galleries and museums across the country.


DUTIES
Education & Outreach
• The program helps build the Education & Outreach Fellow’s career in Toronto and beyond within an organization that has a national and international resonance.
• The Power Plant’s Education & Outreach Fellow works closely with the Curator of Education & Public Programs and the Curatorial and Development staff of The Power Plant. Coaching, research, documentation, professional development and mentoring are at the heart of this program.
• The Education & Outreach Fellow will have the opportunity to participate in all phases of public programming, including: research; invitations; writing for Program Guide and web site; logistics; documentation; budget tracking; and more.
• Lead the implementation of the Sunday Scene series, Student Night, and an annual symposium. In doing so, the Education & Outreach Fellow will be involved in all aspects of the research and documentation, writing promotional texts for the Program Guide and web site, coordinating all logistics and liaising with guest presenters, and gaining a full understanding of the programming by shadowing the Curator of Exhibitions specifically on these exhibitions.
• Assist with other departmental needs including chairing a Steering Committee, preparing presentations, liaising with external partners, leading tours, and contributing to reports.
• After year 1 and year 2, the Education & Outreach Fellow will provide a presentation to select Power Plant staff reporting on the outcomes of each year period.
• As this Fellowship is supported by TD, the Education & Outreach Fellow may develop programs involving TD Bank Group’s collection; lead on- and/or off-site programming for TD Bank guests (tours, presentations); and will provide TD with an annual outcome of each year’s activities.
• The Education & Outreach Fellow will also participate in Indigenous Cultural Competency Training (year 1) and Diversity Equity and Inclusion Training Program, gaining a certificate in Leadership and Inclusion (year 2).

Workplace Health and Safety
• All members of 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
• Canadian applicant or non-Canadian applicant with a valid work visa and proper documentation to work legally in Canada.
• Familiarity with contemporary art is required
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English are required
• Proficiency in French is a valuable asset (reading, written and oral); knowledge of other foreign language(s) is desirable.
• Excellent research skills with high level of critical/logical and creative/innovative thinking is desirable
• Computer proficiency (Microsoft and Apple) required; knowledge of web CMS is desirable
• Energetic, self-motivated, results-oriented, and strong work ethic
Education
• M.A. degree in art history, art education, museum education, or a related discipline (e.g. cultural studies, education, etc.)

HOW TO APPLY

Acceptable Applications must include:
• A Letter (maximum 2 pages) describing the applicant’s interest in the fellowship program, museum work, and reasons for applying and what they hope to learn from the fellowship;
• A Rιsumι (maximum 2 pages);
• Three References (with contact information);
• Two Writing Samples: (1) an excerpt from a thesis or other academic writing less than 8 pages and (1) art-related sample.
• Two Letters of Recommendation: (1) academic/school and (1) professional/work;

Qualified applicants are invited to apply by: June 21st, 2019
Please send all application materials in ONE PDF file Quoting Job Ref#19J096-ET to 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.


TPP Curatorial Fellow, The Power Plant-Job Ref#19J095

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 and in the world. Over the past 32 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 Harbourfront Centre and offsite through partnerships in Toronto, Canada and abroad.

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.

ROLE DESCRIPTON
Position Title: TPP Curatorial Fellow, The Power Plant
Department: The Power Plant
Reporting to: Curator of Exhibitions
Direct reports: Curatorial Department, Education Department, Development Department.
Key Relationships: Curator of Exhibitions, Assistant Curator, Registrar, Curator of Education & Public Programs, Head of Installation & Facilities.
Salary: $17.50 to $20.00 per hour
Type of Employment: Full Time two year Contract 5 days per week (35 hours per week)

Summary of Function:
This two-year fellowship (2 July, 2019 through 25 June, 2021) supports The Power Plant’s goal to encourage greater career opportunities within the museum field. Through this innovative program, unique within in Canada, the TPP Curatorial Fellowship will provide a recent graduate or emerging curator with tangible working experience in a professional environment. In this role the Curatorial Fellow will be fully integrated into all areas of the organization, with full access to the inner workings of a major Canadian public gallery.

Through this program, The Power Plant will contribute, nurture and foster the careers of up and coming Canadian curators. This position affords potential candidates the opportunity to get hands-on experience working closely with curators at The Power Plant, conducting research related to exhibitions as well as ongoing administrative tasks. During this period the Curatorial Fellow will gain valuable and tangible experience that otherwise would be extremely difficult to gain considering the disappearance of paid entry-level positions in most professional art galleries and museums across the country.

DUTIES
Curatorial
• The program helps build the Curatorial Fellow’s career in Toronto and abroad within an organization that has a national and international resonance.
• The Power Plant’s Curatorial Fellow works closely with the Curator of Exhibitions and the Curatorial and Development staff of The Power Plant. He/she will also work with The Power Plant’s guest curators and learn about all of the diverse facets of the work of a curator in a contemporary art gallery. Coaching, research, documentation, professional development and mentoring are at the heart of this program.
• The Curatorial Fellow will have the opportunity to participate in all phases of exhibition development, including: research; checklist development; lender and artist relations; publication rights and reproductions; writing text for catalogues, didactics, blogs, and the member magazine; floor plan development; installation; and development of public programs related to exhibitions.
• The Curatorial Fellow will work in the capacity of Assistant Curator on one major exhibition per year. In doing so the Curatorial Fellow will be involved in all aspects of the research and documentation, writing didactic panels and exhibition text within a published catalogue, on the website and in the Program Guide, coordinating installation and liaising with artists, gallerists and other curators, and gaining a full understanding of the exhibition organizing process by shadowing the Curator of Exhibitions specifically on these exhibitions.
• The Curatorial Fellow will also assist with other departmental needs including preparation for board, committee and Gallery Attendant presentations, leading tours for members, donors and other arts professionals, and donor relations.
• The end of this two-year tenure will see the Curatorial Fellow present an exhibition and publish an issue in our series, Power Plant Pages.
•

Administration
• Upon completion of each year of the internship, the Curatorial Fellow will provide a presentation to Power Plant staff, reporting on the outcomes of each year period.

Work, Health and Safety (WH&S)
• All members of 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
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills and familiarity with contemporary art required;
• Foreign language skills (written and verbal) are highly desirable;
• High level of critical and logical thinking;
• Excellent oral communication skills;
• Computer proficiency;
• Excellent research skills;
• Creative and innovative thinker;
• Energetic, self-motivated, and results-oriented;
• Strong work ethic;

Education
• M.A. degree in art history, art criticism, museum studies, curatorial practice or a related field.

How to Apply:
The Fellowship program has a strong record of success, with previous interns currently holding positions at the Oakville Galleries, The Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery and Art Gallery of York University, among other institutions.

Acceptable Applications must include:
The Power Plant seeks Canadian applicants who have completed a postgraduate education in the field. Non-Canadian applicants must have a valid work visa and proper documentation to legally work in Canada.
• A letter of interest describing the applicant’s interest in the fellowship program, museum work, and reasons for applying and what they hope to learn from the fellowship;
• A resume;
• Three references with contact information;
• Two letters of recommendation (1) from academic and (1) from professional settings;
• Writing samples (2): the primary sample must be less than 8 pages; an excerpt from a thesis or other academic writing, or a general sample (e.g. wall text, gallery guide, etc.).


Deadline for Application: June 01, 2019
Qualified applicants please send your resume Quoting Job Ref#.19J095-ET
EMAIL: 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.

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