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Job Number: J0322-0249
Requisition #: 2022-34
Request for posting: Auxiliary
Job Category: Library, culture and arts
Number of Positions: 1
Date Posted: July 6, 2022
Closing Date: August 14, 2022

Pointe-Claire is a city with a population of 34,000 located along Lac Saint-Louis and forming part of Greater Montreal. Recognized for its lifestyle, Pointe-Claire also has a distinctively rich architectural and historical heritage and provides services of outstanding quality to its population. Dedicated to the life of its citizens, the City's mission is to ensure that the quality of its social, cultural and economic environment is maintained for citizens today as well as future generations.

Description:

Reporting to the Manager – Educational Activities, the incumbent will help create and host educational activities organized by the Stewart Hall Cultural Centre and Art Gallery. The incumbent will contribute to the development of cultural mediation activities adapted to various audiences and help organize specific artistic and cultural events related to cultural activities.

Departmental mission:

The mission of the Culture, Sports, Leisure and Community Development Department is to improve quality of life by promoting accessibility, participation, and integration of all citizens through the provision of excellent community, cultural, sports and recreational facilities, activities, and services.

General responsibilities and goals:

• Welcome and inform audiences;
• Host artistic and cultural activities (visits, workshops, or any other activity) using various educational strategies adapted to different audiences;
• Participate in the creation of the cultural mediation program;
• Participate in the creation and development of educational activities for specific audiences (daycares, day camps, seniors, families, audiences with special needs, immigrants, etc.), both at the Cultural Centre and other venues;
• Participate in the creation and production of educational tools through research, popularization, and writing educational content;
• Help organize and host cultural events;
• Help acquire new clients and partnerships;
• Participate in the evaluation of visitor experience: collect and compile statistics and comments and conduct ad hoc surveys;
• Organize the way art materials are stored, restocked, and maintained while respecting the best responsible procurement practices;
• Performing all other related tasks.

Job requirements:

• Student at least at the college level in creative arts, recreation and leadership training, or any other field related to arts, culture, recreation, educational studies, social studies, or communications;
• Experience in art education or cultural mediation with various audiences;
• Fluency in spoken French and English;
• Good knowledge of written French, with knowledge of written English an asset;
• Tact, calm, and courteous manner;
• Interest in contemporary art;
• Ability to popularize and adapt content for specific target audiences;
• Autonomy;
• Punctuality;
• Creativity;
• Class 5 driver’s license.

Schedule:

Variable

Footnote:

* The City of Pointe-Claire is an equal opportunity employer and invites women, Aboriginal people, members of visible minorities, ethnic minorities and handicapped persons to submit their candidacies. We thank you in advance for your application; however, only candidates who are selected will be contacted.