Now hiring! New Media Workspace Coordinator Summer Student Position

Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre is now accepting applications for New Media Workspace Coordinator, a unique and dynamic summer job opportunity in the field of contemporary art and new media! As the New Media Workspace Coordinator (NMWC) for Modern Fuel, the selected applicant will work 30 hours per week for 13 weeks from May 29, 2012 to August 25, 2012. Application Deadline: Thursday, May 17, 2012.

Note: This position is funded by the Young Canada Works program. All candidates must be between the ages of 18-30 and returning to full time studies in the fall. For more information on eligibility go to https://www.youngcanadaworks.ca

Job Description:
The New Media Workspace Coordinator will be responsible for the promotion and operation of Modern Fuel's New Media Workspace, including its equipment rentals and organizing orientation sessions and workshops on the use of said equipment, as well as the development and promotion of Square Pegs, a free annual public screening of artist video shorts submitted to Modern Fuel. The Coordinator will also assist in the day to day operations of Modern Fuel including gallery sitting, office maintenance and facilitating other programming.

Work site location:
Modern Fuel Artist Run Centre
21 Queen St.
Kingston, Ontario

Qualifications:
-Experience working in or knowledge of new media art forms and technologies, including maintenance of equipment and programs
-Must be familiar with new media equipment such as video cameras and editing software including Final Cut Pro
-BA degree in Art History, Fine Art, or related field, or be enrolled in upper years of a similar program
-Exceptionally strong writing, organization and communication skills
-Knowledge of design software including Adobe Photoshop and In Design programs
-Internet and basic web skills required

How to apply:
Submit C.V. with cover letter, two references and examples of previous New Media Experience (i.e. video productions, digital images,etc.) on a DVD to:
NMWC application
Attention: Hiring Committee
C/o Modern Fuel Artist Run Centre
21 Queen St
Kingston, Ontario
K7K 1A1

Or via email:
Modernfuel@bellnet.ca