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      Faculty of Fine Arts Employment Opportunities

      University of Lethbridge Conservatory of Music Request for Proposal – Music Technology 

      The University of Lethbridge Conservatory of Music invites Request for Proposals (RFP) from qualified candidates to demonstrate their expertise and creativity in designing and delivering a summer camp focusing on the subject of music technology. 

      1.1. The Conservatory of Music The Conservatory of Music is located downtown at Casa (230 8 St S), a multidisciplinary community arts building. The Conservatory will include a Music Technology camp as part of the summer schedule this July (2019), answering the increasing demand for programs that involve using, understanding, and producing digital technologies, particularly with regards to music composition. The successful candidate’s proposal will describe a 5 consecutive day (3.5 hours per day) camp that is user friendly and accessible to all musical skill levels. Detailed guidelines for proposals requirements are outlined in Section 2: Proposal Requirements.

      1.2. Schedule Session 1: July 8 – 12, 9-12:30am (campers sign up for all 5 consecutive days) For Ages 10+ Location: Penner Classroom (Casa) – equipped with a Smart TV Session 2: July 15 – 19, 9-12:30am (campers sign up for all 5 consecutive days) For Ages 10+ Location: Penner Classroom (Casa) – equipped with a Smart TV

      1.3. Fees • Instructor Fee: $700 ($350 per session) + $100 stipend to do up to 3 school visits to promote the camp (set up by the Conservatory)* Page 2 of 2 NOTE: This camp is subject to minimum enrollment targets of 8 students per session. The Conservatory reserves the right to cancel the camp if the minimum is not achieved.

      2. Proposal Requirements The Conservatory encourages qualified students to submit a proposal outlining the following details:

      • Brief camp description and potential title of the camp. Please note: proposals should demonstrate some flexibility and the ability to respond to student set expectations.
      • List of required resources (equipment, software, etc.) and any associated costs. Please specify what materials must be provided by the students (if any).
      • Recruitment strategy (i.e. school visits and other cost-effective strategies that can be used to promote the program)
      • Maximum number of campers (ages 10+) you can accommodate in each session.
      • Candidates should give consideration to these questions: o How you will accommodate a 10 year old and an 18 year old in the same session, and how or if students could take both sessions of this camp (can you differentiate the instruction so you can have experienced and inexperienced students in the same sessions)?

      2.1. Inquiries All inquiries related to this RFP should be directed by email to Breeanne Fuller, Director, Conservatory of Music. E: breeanne.fuller@uleth.ca | P: 403-329-2304


      University Theatre - Box Office Assistants

      Contact: Amanda Berg

      Contact Amanda Berg, Theatre Operations Supervisor, for more information about this position.
      *Note - Box Office positions have been filled, however we are happy to continue to accept resumes throughout the semester.


      Department of Drama - Student Assistants

      Contact: Dave Smith

      The Department may hire two or three students to work as student assistants in various areas (i.e. Scene and Prop Shop, Costume Shop). A letter of application accompanied by a completed class schedule (indicating applicant is able to work on a regular basis), and resume can be emailed to Dave Smith, Production Manager.

      Positions:

      • Properties Assistant
      • Scene Shop Assistant
      • Costume Shop Assistant

      Department of Art - Life Models Needed 

      Contact: Shawn Coburn

      Interested in a side job that isn’t picky about a dress code? The Department of Art is seeking models for painting and drawing from life (sometimes even sculpting) in the 2018-2019 academic year. Casual hours (weekday mornings, afternoons, and evenings). $20/hour payment. No experience required. ALL BODY TYPES NEEDED! (all piercings, all tattoos, all sizes, all shades, and all abilities welcome). Contact Shawn Coburn for more details or to apply.

       

       

      Community Opportunities

      Charmed Playhouses seeks Social Media Coordinator/Content Manager - Videography and Photography

      Charmed Playhouses is a small business located just in Lethbridge County. Formed in 2015, Charmed Playhouses has built playhouses for notable celebrities and athletes such as Ryan Zimmerman (MLB Player), Steph Curry (NBA 2x MVP), Alana De La Garza (Law and Order; CSI). In 2016, Charmed Playhouses’ TV Show aired on TLC (Playhouse Masters). Airing for 8 episodes, this TV show has been broadcast nearly worldwide (Malaysia, Mexico, USA, Canada, and more).

      With a little more than 10 employees, Charmed Playhouses’ vision is to “build imagination” by practicing its values of quality, family, playfulness, progress, creativity, synergy, and magic. Charmed Playhouses’ target market is very niche, since starting prices of playhouses are around $20,000.

      The Content Managers are in charge of actively creating content for our social media platforms, including (but not limited to): Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube. Content Managers photograph, shoot video, edit content, assist in branding strategies, and weave stories together through artistic vision.

      Responsibilities and Duties

      • Upload short, daily videos to YouTube / Instagram.
      • Edit videos, create storyboards, create social media photos.
      • Cultivate a sense of family and community through our social media platforms.
      • Find innovative ways to market our products through content creation.
      • Photograph products for use on brochures, online stores, and marketing.
      • Assist in keeping a content schedule and interacting with social media audience.

      Qualifications

      • Pursuing an education in New Media, Marketing, or similar disciplines Experience with Adobe Premiere and Photoshop.
      • Detailed portfolio of videography and photography will be required.
      • Experience with MailChimp, HubSpot, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other social media and marketing platforms would be an asset.
      • Spontaneous, fun-loving, and innovative.
      • Ability capture “the moment” and find joy and fun in those moments.

      Charmed playhouses will provide a full scholarship for the semester worked (~$2800.00). Contact Tyson Leavitt and Brady Simpson at sales@charmedplayhouses.com or 1.844.543.9273. Application Deadline: Thursday, April 25, 2019


      Call for Submission: RISE Emerging Artist Program 2019
      Submission Deadline: Monday, April 22, 2019

      RISE Emerging Artist Program
      The exhibition is approximately four weeks long, allowing the selected emerging artist the opportunity to educate, exhibit, sell, and promote their artistic practice within the Bow Valley. When accepted, the emerging artist will be paired with a local artist mentor that will help guide the artist through preparation and planning for the exhibition, the installation of the exhibition, and the artist talk for the opening reception. Artists receive a $1000 honorarium for being a RISE Emerging Artist at artsPlace.
       
      Submission Requirements:
      The deadline for submissions is Monday April 22, 2019. Please submit one PDF file containing the written items 1-8. Please also submit 10 individual .jpeg images.
      Send submissions to: programs@artsplacecanmore.com, subject line: RISE Emerging Artist Submission.
      1. Cover Letter
      This letter of introduction contains current contact information including a mailing address, email, and telephone number. The letter should also indicate first and second choice for exhibition slot dates. If you are applying as a collective please list all member names and disciplines, but clearly state which person is the main contact.
      2. Project description
      The project description should indicate the media, technique, theme and/or context of the artwork, and title of the proposed exhibit. It should be clear in the project description whether the exhibition is already a completed body of work or will need to be completed.
      It should also address any specific technical or spatial requirements regarding the installation of the work.
      3. Artist statement/ Collective Statement
      300 words maximum.
      4. Curriculum Vitae
      Maximum 2 pages, with a font size no smaller than 10pt.
      6. Corresponding Image list
      Image list should provide: number corresponding to file name, title of artwork, size of artwork, medium, year produced, proposed value, and if it will be part of the exhibition? (Y/N)
      7. Description of Artist Talk or Community Focused Demonstration
      On the evening of the opening reception, RISE Emerging artists are asked to engage the public in a short artist talk or a short community focused demonstration of their arts practice. Please provide a description of your proposed short artist talk or short community focused demonstration.
      8. Relevant Support Material/Letter of Reference
      Please include a letter of reference from someone affiliated with your art career. If relevant, please include a selection of support material, such as copies of recent reviews or publications featuring the artwork.
      9. A maximum of 10 Images
      Each image MUST be numbered and include the name of the artist and title of each artwork. Please submit images via email only. Files MUST be in .jpeg or other standardized format with a minimum of 500KB and maximum of 1MB. Label images: last name, first name, title of work, and number matching the corresponding image list i.e.SmithJosephineTitle1.jpg
       
      Please contact the programs manager if you have questions and for further information:
      Contact Info:
      Programs Manager
      Nicole Fougère
      403 609 2623 x104

      Display Opportunity for Local Artists! Showcase your work at The Port Coworking Space! Located in the heart of Downtown Lethbridge, The Port provides a venue for local artists to share their work in a creative, collaborative, shared work space. This is a great opportunity to get some exposure and make connections with the Lethbridge business community. We take no commission if someone wants to purchase. We're all about supporting local and making connections. Check out theportyql.com, and call 403-894-3150 or email info@theportyql.com for more info on the space or to contact us


      Are you teaching private music lessons or interested in becoming a private studio teacher? Why not consider joining ARMTA, the Alberta Registered Music Teachers’ Association? There are many benefits for teachers and their students including professional development, regular recitals, advertising, liability insurance and opportunities to share with and gather information from other teachers in a supportive environment. Teachers of all instruments are welcome to join!

      Email Christine Rogers at c4rogers@telus.net, or visit the following links for more information:


      Display Opportunity for fine arts students and staff! Showcase your 2D art work in the Garden Court Dining Room at the Lethbridge College! We have so much wall real estate in our dining room, and would love the opportunity to show local art, so I am reaching out to the community to see if there would be any interest. We would take no commission should the art sell while in our dining room. We simply get the pleasure of showcasing the art in our space.  If you are interested call 403-320-3230 or email amara.goodsell@lethbridgecollege.ca