JOB OPPORTUNITY: New Media Workspace Coordinator

MODERN FUEL ARTIST-RUN CENTRE is now accepting applications for a unique summer job opportunity in the field of contemporary media art.

TITLE: New Media Workspace Coordinator (NMWC)
HOURS: 30 hours per week (Tuesday - Saturday)
DURATION: Tuesday, 3 June - Saturday, 30 August, 2014
WAGE: $12 per hour
DEADLINE TO APPLY: Tuesday, 27 May, 5:00 pm

Under the supervision of the Interim Artistic Director, General Director and Board of Directors, the New Media Workspace Coordinator will be responsible for the following main tasks:

- The operations of Modern Fuel's New Media Workspace, including the creation of an intensive promotional campaign, facilitating equipment rentals, augmenting membership engagement, and hosting at least one NMW event (artist talk, orientation session, open house, special workshop, etc.)
- Assisting members one-on-one with their media projects as requested, including equipment training and post-production  
-The development and presentation of Square Pegs, a free, annual public screening of artist videos in August held outdoors in Market Square, including all aspects of event planning
- The maintenance and organization of all digital archives and documentation at Modern Fuel in preparation for our move to the Tett Centre.
- Assistance with the daily activities of gallery operations, as required, including facility maintenance, office organization, gallery sitting, and special event coordination
- Responsible for documentation of events and programs

Ideal applicants will have a passion for, and understanding of, contemporary media art practices. Enthusiasm for continuous learning and willingness to participate in a collaborative work environment is essential. Experience working in or knowledge of artist-run centres is considered a strong asset.

Qualifications:

- Enrolled in a BA or BFA program in Fine Art, Art History, Film, Media Arts or related program of study
- Exceptional writing and communication skills with demonstrated experience working with the public
- Advanced knowledge of both PC and Mac platforms with skills in Word, Excel, email and social media
- Must have knowledge of design software including the Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Final Cut Pro programs, as well as technical knowledge of media and film equipment
- Adaptability, time management, initiative and cooperation are desired characteristics
- Smart Serve and First Aid (highly recommended)

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

Interested candidates are invited to submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for two reference by email to:

info@modernfuel.org
Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre
21 Queen Street
Kingston, Ontario  K7K 1A1

We thank all applicants for taking the time to submit an application; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please note: We regret to inform that our current office location is not wheelchair accessible.