Head of Art Volt Collection (AVC), Concordia University



Deadline: August 20, 2021

This posting represents a two-year full-time contract position.

Art Volt at Concordia University is looking for a Head, Art Volt Collection (AVC) to oversee all activities related to the AVC and ensure the sound management and operational flow of the project.

The AVC, is a non-for-profit loan and sale service for creative productions (including visual arts, design, performance and more) that showcase recent alumni works, connects them with art patrons and provides them financial compensation for their creative productions. Each year, the AVC will consign works of promising alumni artists from various departments of the Faculty. Along with a team of advisors, the incumbent will work directly with patrons and creative practitioners to present, place and interpret works of the collection within the greater Montreal community. The AVC is part of the Art Volt Platform.

About the position

Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae with a covering letter by August 20, 2021. Visit the Concordia website for instructions on HOW TO APPLY.

Lire la description d’emploi en francais ici.

Contact Information
For questions, about Art Volt or the Art Volt Collection, email us at artvolt@concordia.ca

For questions about the position and how to apply email hr-employment@concordia.ca

About Art Volt
Art Volt is a platform at Concordia University that contains a wide array of programs aimed at supporting its recent Fine Arts graduates. Art Volt focuses on initiatives and tools to better equip Concordia’s creative practitioners as they transition out of their academic degree and embark on new projects. The objective is to reinforce the knowledge and practices gained by students during their degree, while providing real-world experiences and connections they can build on in their personal and professional lives.

Instagram: @art_volt_
Facebook: @artvolte

Territorial Acknowledgement
Concordia University is located on unceded Indigenous lands. The Kanien’kehá:ka Nation is recognized as the custodians of the lands and waters on which we gather today. Tiohtiá:ke/Montreal is historically known as a gathering place for many First Nations. Today, it is home to a diverse population of Indigenous and other peoples. We respect the continued connections with the past, present and future in our ongoing relationships with Indigenous and other peoples within the Montreal community.

Employment Equity
Concordia University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, members of sexual minorities, persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to diversification; candidates are invited to self-identify in their applications.

Immigration Status
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian and Permanent Residents will be given priority. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. While applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship, all applications must include one of the following statements:

Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada
No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

Concordia desires to increase diversity among its community members and we strive to make our recruitment processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants. If you are contacted for an interview and anticipate needing accommodations during the process, please contact, in confidence, hr-employment@concordia.ca.