Friday, 20 June 2014
InDefinite Arts Society Hiring Fibre Studio Instructor
The In-‐Definite Arts Society is a visual arts centre in Calgary supporting adults with developmental disabilities to learn and grow creatively through their involvement in art. We strive to increase awareness in the community about the talents and diversity of artists with disabilities by promoting inclusive practices and accessible opportunities within artistic settings.
Permanent Part-time Fibre Studio Instructor: In-‐Definite Arts is looking to hire new part-‐time studio staff, and invites applications from all creative and skilled individuals interested in working with persons with disabilities.
Applicants’ area of specialty must be in fibre arts; Resumés for other discipline areas will not be considered for this position. Preference will be given to those applicants with previous experience working with adults with disabilities.
Term: 24 hours per week starting August 11th
Monday -‐ Wednesday, 9:00 am -‐ 3:30 pm, Thursday 9:00 am – 4:30 pm (45 min. unpaid lunch). Additional hours may be available.
Wage: $20 per hour
Main Job Tasks:
Facilitate and inspire the artists’ learning and achievement of art goals using methods appropriate for the individual artists
Encourage artists to exhibit artwork in appropriate IDAS or community exhibitions
Keep studio areas clean and tidy to provide a safe environment for everyone
Participate in team meetings as required
Perform other duties as assigned by the Team Leader, Artistic Director or Executive Director
Qualifications: Artists should be able to demonstrate specialized training in their field and must have a diploma or degree in visual arts (or other relevant experience) from a recognized post-‐secondary institution.
Application: To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to IDAS, detailing all relevant experience and outlining why you wish to work with In-‐Definite Arts.
Deadline for submissions is July 18, 2014. Applications are welcome by email or in person:
In-‐Definite Arts Society
8038 Fairmount Drive SE
Calgary AB T2H 0Y1
Tel: (403) 253-‐3174 ·∙ Fax: (403) 255-‐2234
Read more at http://www.affta.ab.ca/Arts-In-Alberta/Arts-Opportunities/IDAS-hiring-Part-time-Fibre-Studio-Instructor