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Specialty Arts Instructor (Recording Studio Engineering) - Fall 2023

City of Mississauga
Malton CC, Mississauga, Ontario
Hourly Rate/Salary: 27.78 - 37.04 
Closing date
Sep 21, 2023

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Job Summary

Our team is seeking Specialty Arts Instructor for specialized arts programs starting in October 2023. You will be responsible for assisting with the instruction of a comprehensive speciality arts program(s) as outlined by the City of Mississauga to meet the needs of participants and to ensure adequate safety while facilitating the activity.
Under the direction and supervision of the Community Development Coordinator, this position supports the delivery of specialized arts programs to youth in the Malton Youth Hub Recording studio:
  • Recording Studio Engineering (Beat Production, Vocal Recording, Technical Application)

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and lead the delivery of specialized arts program(s) for youthincluding demonstrations of proper techniques, use of materials and equipment and coaching of participants in the completion of high quality artwork or functional products.
  • Develop and submit for approval comprehensive program outline(s) in accordance with program objectives and expectations.
  • Orient and monitor participants and class activities to comply with the security, health and safety and studio policies and operating procedures
  • Train, test, monitor and oversee participant’s knowledge and use of materials, tools and equipment including but not limited to:
    • Recording Studio Engineering - the use of technical software such as ProTools, Engineering and Recording hardware
  • Support the finishing of participants’ work due to course time considerations and/or experience as required.
  • Work as part of an instructional team including co-instructors and assistant instructors as required.
  • Initiate studio preparation and clean-up of materials, equipment and studio environment consistent with accepted standards and procedures. Work with groups of up to 15 participants.
  • Communicate in an effective and timely manner in writing or voicemail with the Community Development Coordinator all aspects related to facilities, staffing, participants, equipment, supplies or anything that would impact the quality and safe delivery of the program.
  • Complete facility checks before each program starts and report to Community Development Coordinator.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Knowledge and experience working in Music Engineering and Recording including techniques, materials and practices for instructing in those media/subjects:
    • Recording Studio Engineering (Beat Production, Vocal Recording, Technical Application)
  • Post-secondary diploma, degree or equivalent in music studio engineering and recording.
  • Working knowledge of and experience in a studio environment including equipment, materials as well as health and safety practices relevant to specific art genre.
  • Knowledge of and experience in teaching including experience instructing, monitoring and overseeing participants' use of equipment tools and supplies.
  • Ability to develop lesson plans with emphasis on skill development in the completion of high quality projects.
  • Ability to teach various age groups and/or skill levels.
  • Practicing artist in craft or artistic medium an asset.
  • Emergency First Aid/CPR B certification by employment start date at employee's expense.
  • Employment offer is conditional upon receipt of a Criminal Records Search, Vulnerable Sector screening at candidate's own expense that is acceptable to the City of Mississauga
  • Note: Hours are not guaranteed. Hours are dependent on sufficient program registration

Hourly Rate/Salary:27.78 - 37.04
Hours of Work:Up to 40 hours per week
Work Location:Malton CC
Department/Division/Section:CMS/Community Services Dept,CMS/Recreation & Culture Division,North District
Non-Union/Union: Non Union

A Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check (Level 2) or Vulnerable Sector Check (Level 3) will be required of the successful candidate, at their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has notbeen granted.

We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. You can alsocheck your application status in your candidate profile online.

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with theAccessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005and the OntarioHuman Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.


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