Please read the posting and application information carefully. Applications without the required documents will not be considered.

Permanent, Full Time

Dates: January 2, 2019

The Workshop Coordinator provides instructional support services and technical assistance to faculty and students enrolled in the Fine Arts program and related courses.

For a copy of the position description, please click here.


Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field such as Fine Arts or B.Ed. in Technology Education.
  • Two (2) years’ recent related experience in the design, fabrication and installation of art-based projects.
  • Knowledge of a broad range of art-based materials, processes and technologies including metal, wood, synthetics and plastic fabrication processes and equipment, including gas and electric welding, foundry methods and basic carpentry.
  • Experience in a workshop environment.
  • Experience leading demonstrations.
  • Working knowledge of a range of digital output technologies and associated software as well as an ability to run, monitor and have curriculum projects carried out with these, or ability to learn.
  • Basic first aid training, an asset.* Requirement to maintain first aid training.

  • Knowledge and experience of Health & Safety operations and requirements, including WHMIS safety standards and practices.

  • Knowledge of the maintenance and repair trades involved in the servicing of equipment.

  • Experience in maintaining various types of equipment and overhauling large equipment, an asset.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to instruct and demonstrate the use workshop equipment to adult students.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with administration, faculty, staff, students and members of the public.
  • Ability to understand, interpret and apply department rules, policies and technical materials.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work.
  • Ability to effectively supervise, direct and lead others.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to respond and manage emergency situations as appropriate.
  • Ability to exercise a high level of initiative and responsibility.
  • Ability to maintain a dynamic work environment that meets the changing needs of the department.
  • Ability to work in a progressive, inclusive environment.
  • Ability to work with students from across a range of abilities, backgrounds and skill levels.  

Working Conditions:

  • Ability to work in major and minor conditions of dust, dirt, fumes, heat, cold, noxious odours, noise, confined work spaces.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to lift and/or carry heavy objects.
  • Ability to ascend and descend a ladder.
  • Position is not subject to the compressed work schedule.
  • Vacations should be scheduled to coincide with intersessions and low periods of curricular activity.
  • Flexibility to work variable work schedules, with occasional weekends and evenings.

Salary Range: $2,106.76 - $2,470.10 Bi-Weekly (Pay Grade 27)

Employee Group: CUPE

Hours & Days of Work: 8:30am - 4:30pm. Monday to Friday, however, hours may vary according to the needs of the department. This position is not subject to the compressed workweek schedule.

Please note that internal applicants are given first consideration.

Competition No.: C162-18

Closing Date: 4:30PM on October 26, 2018.

Application Information: Please read the posting carefully and ensure you have your required documents ready prior to applying. Please submit your resume and cover letter by the closing date and time.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide proof of educational and professional credentials noted on their resume.

We thank you for your interest and advise that only those shortlisted will be contacted. Langara is committed to enhancing our diverse workforce.

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