PAVED Arts Job Call: Outreach Assistant

PAVED Arts Job Call:  Outreach Assistant

PAVED Arts Job Call: Outreach Assistant

PAVED Arts is a non-profit, artist-run centre for research, production, presentation and
dissemination of contemporary photographic, audio, video, electronic and digital art. Our mandate is to present contemporary art with an emphasis in photographic, media art and new media practices, new media artwork. Through our production and presentation activities, PAVED Arts supports local, regional and national artists working in the ʻpavedʼ arts, as well as regional audiences and local communities.

Currently an employment opportunity exists for a position of Outreach Assistant to work alongside our knowledgeable staff to help produce an array of exciting outreach activities that are scheduled for the summer of 2012. These include: IPAC workshops and the Urban Youth Radio Lab. There will be some assistance required with the audio festival Sounds Like… and some administrative duties.

The IPAC workshops will take place in June in Prince Albert, SK. They are in conjunction with the Indigenous People Film Festival, which the collective is putting on in September, 2012. PAVED Arts is partnering with IPAC to design and present a series of media workshops to members of IPAC, which will include stop motion animation, video editing and sound design. The hired student will assist our Technical Coordinator with the workshops in designing outlines, presenting the material and working with the workshop participants.

The Urban Youth Radio Lab is a project in partnership with CRU Youth Wellness Centre and CFCR Community Radio in Saskatoon, SK, where local youth will be invited to record their own song or spoken word project at PAVED Arts. The project will introduce workshops in both English and Cree, audio recording and composition for the participating youth. PAVED Arts will produce a CD with an accompanied booklet of the recordings. The project will culminate in a radio broadcast at CFCR to further disseminate the participants’ audio work through the radio. The hired student will assist with the workshops and help out with the assembling of the CD and booklet as well as administrative aspects of the The Urban Aboriginal Radio Lab Project.

Qualifications:

– Moderate computer skills (Word, Excel, Photoshop and Illustrator) and comfortable familiarity with social media (twitter, Facebook and flickr) and WordPress platform

-Interest in media arts (photography, audio, video and digital arts) an asset

This position is funded through SaskCulture Summer Works and has to follow the following criteria:
-Aboriginal student (First Nations, Metis, Inuit)

Qualified applicants must apply by May 30, 2012. The position will commence on June 4 and complete on August 8, 2012. This is a 30 hours per week position at $13 per hour.

Please e-mail your resume and letter of interest to: Biliana Velkova at executive@pavedarts.ca

 

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