JOB CALL | TECHNICAL COORDINATOR

Application deadline: No longer accepting applications

Digital Arts Resource Centre is seeking a driven individual to join our staff team as our Technical Coordinator. Reporting to the Technical Manager the Technical Coordinator will oversee the daily operations of our equipment rental services to our membership. Duties include overseeing and preparing equipment rental bookings, fielding rental inquiries, providing technical support, cleaning, maintenance as requested and administrative tasks related to rentals (invoicing, payment processing, basic filing, reporting, etc). The Technical Coordinator will be involved with the administration of a new equipment database and other technical member specific services launching in 2022. This position is oriented as a paid apprenticeship with a focus on mentorship for an emerging technical professional entering into the technical field. Development opportunities for skill building with audio and production equipment will be available. An interest in media arts is considered a great asset.

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • 2+ years of experience working in a customer service capacity; 
  • Organized, detail oriented and ability to work independently and collaboratively; 
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills; takes initiative and direction well; 
  • Familiar with video, audio and photography production equipment; 
  • On set technical experience is  considered a strong asset;
  • Familiar with basic digital video editing software; experience with Adobe Creative Cloud and Davinci  Resolve is considered a strong asset;
  • Ability to speak French or a second language is considered a strong asset.

COMPENSATION

Salary: Part-time position (24 hours per week, must be available to work Tuesday-Friday), $20/hr

Benefits: Health/Dental coverage (option to sign into plan), 2 weeks of paid vacation (plus two non-negotiable weeks of paid vacation during the holiday closure), generous professional development opportunities (including comped DARC workshops), comped access to DARC equipment.

*This is not a remote role, duties will be performed onsite only. 

The Technical Coordinator will fulfill all of their duties onsite at DARC’s facility spaces. Depending on peaks in our rental services additional hours may come available beyond 24/hrs per week. Occasional after hours, weekend and offsite attendance will be required as necessary for programming events. DARC strongly encourages women and gender diverse people interested in  STEAM  (Science,  Technology,  Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) to apply for this position. 

DARC acknowledges the pre-existing barriers for BIPOC, women and gender diverse communities entering into technical fields. As a result, we strongly encourage members of BIPOC, women and gender diverse communities to apply for this role. The Technical Coordinator position is an apprenticeship and we anticipate that there will be lots of room for growth so do not be discouraged from applying based on your level of technical experience. Our ideal candidate is an individual who is passionate about Ottawa’s arts community, art/technology and who is keen to learn, not someone with extensive technical experience.

Digital Arts Resource Centre is an intersectional feminist organization and employer that is eager and active in breaking down barriers for our community through our programs and resources. We respect everyone who works here, volunteers here or visits here and treat them with the thoughtfulness and kindness akin to how we treat our friends. We respect our physical spaces as we would our own home or other cherished space(s). DARC’s working culture prioritizes joy, self-determination, pragmatism, reflection, flexibility, accountability to the organization and accountability to each other.  

HOW TO APPLY

To  apply,  please  submit  a  PDF  of  your  cover  letter  and  CV  by  email  to  Jenna  Spencer, Chief of Staff, at operations@digitalartsresourcecentre.ca. Application deadline is February 13th, 2022 with anticipated interview dates starting the week of February 21st, 2022. We thank all applicants for their interest in working at DARC.

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