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Visual Arts Technologist

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Position Information

Position Title Visual Arts Technologist
Posting Number ES1068P
Job Posting Open Date 05/11/2023
Job Posting Close Date 05/29/2023
Anticipated Layoff Start Date #1
Anticipated Layoff End Date #1
Anticipated Layoff Start Date #2
Anticipated Layoff End Date #2
Position Start Date 08/21/2023
Position End Date 04/19/2024
Location Lansdowne
Applicant Portal Position Category Support Staff
Employee Group Support Staff (CUPE)
Pay Grade S - Pay Grade 11
Salary $29.14 - $31.09 per hour
Number of positions to be hired under this posting 2
Additional Pay Considerations 3% Teaching stipend
Days of the Week Other - See Work Schedule
Work Schedule
Position 1: Monday 9:00am – 4:30pm & Wednesday 1:30pm – 9:00pm
Position 2: Tuesday 1:30pm – 9:00pm & Wednesday 1:30pm – 9:00pm
Total Hours Per Week 14
Position Reason New
Position Type Term Part Time
Posting Type Employees & General Public
Division/School Arts & Science
Department Visual Arts
Job Description
Working in strong collaboration with faculty to achieve curriculum objectives and under the general guidance of the Chair, but without supervision, the Visual Arts Technologist supervises and assists students in safe and secure classroom, studio and workshop environments. Also demonstrates various technical processes and proper equipment operation and provides other program support functions as needed.
• Maintains security of studio and laboratory areas and equipment;
• Assists faculty in ordering, receiving, storage and distribution of supplies and equipment;
• Assists in accounting and inventory of supplies and equipment;
• Maintains booking schedules of studio, laboratory and equipment;
• Assists in the maintenance of clean and safe working conditions, including the classrooms, studios and storage areas;
• Ensures that all safety practices are understood, observed and practised by each student;
• Prepares for each process or technique and resource materials needed;
• Prepares audio-visual requirements, written materials or other learning aids as needed;
• In consultation with the department, researches and anticipates technological needs based on strategic planning;
• Provides support and demonstrations on proper use and techniques in one or more of the following subject areas:
Graphic Design, Filmmaking & Animation
• Graphic design using Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premier, AfterEffect, Dreamweaver, Flash and other digital media-related software and hardware;
• Filmmaking and animation including video and audio editing, as well as pre- and post-production work;
Intermedia, Photography & Printmaking
• Intermedia such as camcorders, video and audio editing, audio effects and projectors;
• Photographic classroom, studio, and darkroom processes, photo management and maintenance including equipment and supplies as well as chemical preparations;
• Printmaking including silk-screening, intaglio printing, and negative output using computers;
Sculpture & Ceramics
• Wood working, welding, wheel work, hand-building, glaze and clay preparations, kiln loading, raku firing, etc;
Visual Arts Department Computer Support
• general computing and software support to Visual Arts faculty and students, liaising with ITS;
• Installs Macintosh software, tutors, troubleshoots and assesses technical problems;
• Maintains the Mac lab, network, scanners, projectors, and department computers;
• Performs other related duties similar in scope and complexity.
Bachelor’s degree in fine arts and two years of related work experience, six months of which is directly related to fine arts, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Excellent communication skills both oral and written, as well as a strong customer service orientation. Excellent interpersonal skills combined with the ability to work effectively and professionally with students, faculty and other technologists in a collaborative environment supportive of student success.
The core capabilities are required for all positions at the college.

Focus on Students and Their Success (Core)
• We all have a role to play in promoting and supporting students – directly or indirectly – contributing to their success, education and transition as they build their path to the future.
Cultural Alignment (Core)
• Inclusion and respect align with Camosun’s traditions of lifelong learning and positive, supportive experiences for all. We examine our individual and institutional cultures and, through indigenization, consider other ways of knowing (thinking), being (approaches), doing (acting), and relating.
Fostering and Nurturing Relationships (Core)
• Fostering and nurturing relationships is at the core of everything we do. Successful workplace relationships take time to develop and include building trust, engagement and collaboration.
Posting Detail Information

Open Until Filled
Posting Information
Special Instructions to Applicants Regular employees as defined in the CUPE Collective Agreement shall be considered prior to all others.
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Commitment to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Camosun College values diversity as a strength and strives to be an equitable and inclusive college community of students and employees. The College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that adheres to the BC Human Rights Code which protects against discrimination based on Indigenous identity, race, colour, ancestry, place of origin, religion, marital status, family status, physical and mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or age. The College also recognizes and honors UNDRIP, the TRC Calls to Actions and the BC Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples’ Act. Going beyond legislation, Camosun recognizes the historical and persistent inequities that many people of marginalized groups have faced in society and in the workplace. We seek to dismantle these barriers through systemic and institutional changes focused on strengthening inclusive hiring practices, accessibility and organizational culture. We recognize that moving towards more equitable communities is an ongoing and evolving journey - one which the College is committed to undertaking. Since Camosun plays an important role in creating change within communities, it is our hope that our employees reflect the diversity of our students and experience an inclusive and supportive work environment. Please contact Human Resources for more information.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you legally entitled to work in Canada?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * What is the nature of your eligibility to work in Canada?
    • Canadian Citizen
    • Permanent Resident
    • Work Permit
  3. If you have a valid work permit, please indicate its expiry date (mm/dd/yy)

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents