General Call - Instructors/Presenters/Workshop Leaders
Date Posted: Dec 05, 2016
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2018
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Region: Metro Toronto Area
WorkInCulture (legally known as Cultural Careers Council Ontario) addresses career development needs for Ontario’s cultural sector. Its mission is to support the people who work in the cultural sector through life-long career development and business skills training.
WorkInCulture is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes, and work environment in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). We will be happy to work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.
WorkInCulture is seeking instructors, presenters, and workshop leaders to build up our roster of on-call and contract staff. Our roster regularly delivers engaging learning opportunities focused on business planning, entrepreneurship, and arts administration and management for artists and creative professionals throughout the province and beyond.
The cultural community has identified the need for training in these area as a means to succeed and grow. We are looking for individuals with first-hand experience who can speak to the topics, and walk participants through the processes of how to uncover opportunities, identify challenges, and keep goals and objectives in sight when embarking on or sustaining their artistic businesses and creative organizations.
Successful applicants will have the opportunity to participate in established programs managed by WorkInCulture as well as special projects and partnership activities that reach audiences and networks throughout Ontario.
Applicants should demonstrate strong instruction/presentation/workshop delivery experience.
They will also require experience as an artist, creative entrepreneur, arts/cultural worker, or have the ability to relate to and develop material geared towards these groups. All disciplines will be considered (i.e. visual art, craft, music, dance, etc.). We are also looking for those with experience in the cultural industries (books, magazines, music, film, television, interactive).
The successful applicant will need to demonstrate their ability to help artists and creative individuals visualize and understand the path towards personal/professional development around topics such as (but not limited to):
Partnerships and Collaborations
Arts Facility Management
Diversity and Inclusion
Depending on the topic, instructors may have access to existing course outlines and presentation materials developed by WorkInCulture.
Delivery formats can be in-person and/or webinar-based.
Compensation for contracted work will be dependent on format, frequency, and complexity of content, but competitive with CARFAC Fee Schedules.
There may be opportunities requiring travel within Ontario – please indicate in your application if this is of interest to you.
How to Apply:
All applications should be accompanied by a cover letter and CV (PDF format) and any related media (i.e. links to recordings) demonstrating relevant experience in the areas listed above to Stephanie Draker, Program Manager, at email@example.com.
Please include 'General Call for Instructors' in the subject line of your email.
Applicants may be invited in for interviews to expand on their offerings, discuss upcoming opportunities, and determine fit.
We appreciate everyone’s interest, but only applicants selected for interviews and/or to explore learning opportunities will be contacted. Applications will be held on file for 18 months.
Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis.