Employment Opportunities

PROGRAMMING AND ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR  (1 of 2 available opportunities)

Job title: Programming and Engagement Coordinator

 

Deadline to Apply:  Interested Applicants must email their cover letter and resume to director@albertaprintmakers.com no later than Friday, October 22, 2021

Term of Employment:  1 year part-time contract with the possibility of extension; November, 2021  -  November, 2022

Hours/week:  17

Remuneration: $20/hour

ABOUT THE POSITION

Reporting to the Executive Director, this position is primarily responsible for the growth and management of Alberta Printmakers’ (A/P) Studio Rental and Studio Education programs. This position will also work closely with A/P staff and community stakeholders, playing a key role in preparing and managing communications related to studio programs, membership, and volunteer engagement. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

PROGRAM COORDINATION: 

  • Manage the Studio Rental and Studio Education Programs, working closely with the Studio and Education Committees;

  • Work together with the Executive Director to prepare and manage budgets related to each program, including updated financial forecasts as required;

  • Work together with the Studio and Education Committees and fellow staff members to develop and implement strategies to grow each program

Studio Rental Programming

  • Develop, manage, and implement Studio Rental procedures, including the studio rental calendar, studio rental contracts, safety procedures, database management, etc. 

  • Liaise directly with current and potential studio renters, serving as their main point of contact and support;

  • Provide in-person renter assistance as needed.

Studio Education Programming

  • Develop, coordinate, and manage Studio Education Programming (both in-person and online);

  • Develop, manage, and implement Studio Education procedures, including the education program calendar, safety procedures, contracts, database management, etc. 

  • Liaise with current and potential instructors to develop and schedule upcoming courses, administer instructor contracts, etc., and to manage course preparation;

  • Liaise with past, current, and potential course participants, serving as their main contact; 

  • Prepare and distribute course information to instructors and participants as needed;

  • Facilitate online course delivery through the Zoom platform, serving as the main support for instructors and online participants.

Studio/Facility Safety

  • Liaise with the Studio Operations Coordinator to update and oversee adherence to studio-use procedures, including the safe and responsible use of the facility and equipment;

  • Provide studio orientations and safety orientations to all studio renters, volunteers, and in-studio instructors; 

  • Act as an emergency contact for studio renters, volunteers, educators, and course participants.

COMMUNICATIONS/COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

  • Prepare, circulate, and archive (where applicable) all promotional materials and ephemera related to Studio and Educational programming including website products, online and paper announcements, invitations, posters, social media communications, etc.;

  • Prepare and distribute press releases and media kits;

  • Work together with the Executive Director to monitor and maintain the A/P website and social media accounts and to prepare and circulate A/P’s electronic newsletter; 

  • Work together with fellow staff to develop and implement strategies for membership & volunteer engagement and appreciation;

  • Develop and circulate regular member and volunteer communications including member renewal notices, volunteer calls, etc.; 

  • Work together with fellow staff members and committees to assist with volunteer management as required.

 

ADMINISTRATION AND ADDITIONAL SUPPORT (Approx. 15% of time)

  • Attend monthly staff meetings;

  • Prepare monthly reports for the Board of Directors;

  • Manage and maintain electronic and paper files related to A/P programming, membership, and volunteer management;

  • Assist with annual reporting with respect to the Studio Rental Program, Studio Education Program, and visitor attendance;

  • Manage the member and volunteer database; 

  • Assist with opening receptions, special events and fundraising initiatives as required (i.e., planning, setup, take-down, ordering materials, etc.);

  • Occasional attendance and support at special events and fundraising initiatives;

  • Visitor service tasks and responsibilities including processing daily cash transactions, being informed about current A/P gallery exhibitions, liaising with all in-person visitors to the studio and gallery, and responding to in-person, telephone, and email inquiries;

  • Coordinating and working with studio volunteers on printing projects for Society fundraising projects;

  • Other programming, admin, and communication tasks as assigned by the Executive Director.

HOW TO APPLY

Email a cover letter and  resume to: director@albertaprintmakers.com including "PROGRAMMING AND ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR” in the subject line.   

 

Applications must be submitted no later than Friday, October 22, 2021.  Late applications will not be reviewed.  

 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

A/P is an equal opportunity employer located in Mohkinstsis/Calgary, on the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta, which includes the Blackfoot Confederacy (comprising the Siksika, Piikani, and Kainai First Nations), the Tsuut’ina First Nation, and the Stoney Nakoda (including the Chiniki, Bearspaw, and Wesley First Nations). The City of Calgary is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III.

STUDIO OPERATIONS COORDINATOR  (2 of 2 available opportunities)

Job title: Studio Operations Coordinator

 

Deadline to Apply:  Interested Applicants must email their cover letter and resume to director@albertaprintmakers.com no later than Friday, October 22, 2021

Term of Employment:  1 year part-time contract with the possibility of extension; November, 2021  -  November, 2022

Hours/week:  11

Remuneration: $18/hour

ABOUT THE POSITION

Reporting to the Executive Director and working together with Alberta Printmakers (A/P) staff and volunteers, this position is primarily responsible for managing the safety and maintenance of the A/P studio facility, and for contributing to the organization’s visitor, renter, and community engagement experience.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

 

STUDIO/FACILITY MAINTENANCE AND SAFETY: 

  • Work together with the Executive Director and Studio Committee to manage and update studio-use procedures

  • Develop, implement, and assess systems for improving studio efficiency and safety 

  • Manage a regular studio maintenance schedule, including monitoring the state and usage of the studio facilities, supplies and equipment to ensure continued studio maintenance and safety

  • Provide studio orientations and safety orientations to studio renters and volunteers

  • Work together with staff and designated studio volunteers to oversee and ensure the safe and responsible use of the studio space and equipment

  • Liaise with current and potential studio renters, providing in-person renter support as needed

  • Work together with the Executive Director to prepare and oversee studio and facility operations budget 

  • Regular facilities maintenance (i.e., sweeping, mopping, additional cleaning, etc. when required)

 

ADMINISTRATIVE AND PROGRAMMING SUPPORT: 

  • Attend monthly staff meetings 

  • Prepare monthly reports for the Board of Directors

  • Assist with educational programming, opening receptions, and special events as required (i.e., planning, setup, take-down, ordering materials, etc.)

  • Occasional attendance and support during special events and fundraising initiatives

  • Assist with Studio Rental Program and rental procedures (i.e., assisting with managing the studio rental calendar, administering and filing studio contracts, and studio database maintenance as needed)

  • Visitor service tasks and responsibilities including processing daily cash transactions, being informed about current A/P gallery exhibitions, liaising with all in-person visitors to the studio and gallery, and responding to in-person, telephone, and email inquiries

  • Manage and maintain electronic and paper filing systems related to A/P facility and safety

  • Work together with and coordinate studio volunteers, including collaborating on volunteer printing projects for Society fundraising initiatives

  • Other programming, admin, and communication tasks as assigned by the Executive Director

 

Please note: This position involves the safe handling, use, and disposal of some hazardous materials.  Updated WHMIS safety training and first aid training will be provided as needed.

HOW TO APPLY

Email a cover letter and  resume to: director@albertaprintmakers.com including “STUDIO OPERATIONS COORDINATOR” in the subject line.   

 

Applications must be submitted no later than Friday, October 22, 2021.  Late applications will not be reviewed.  

 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

A/P is an equal opportunity employer located in Mohkinstsis/Calgary, on the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta, which includes the Blackfoot Confederacy (comprising the Siksika, Piikani, and Kainai First Nations), the Tsuut’ina First Nation, and the Stoney Nakoda (including the Chiniki, Bearspaw, and Wesley First Nations). The City of Calgary is also home to Métis Nation of Alberta, Region III.