Summer Music Institute (SMI) Chaperone

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Application Deadline:
May 19, 2013

Salary: $121 per day ($96 based on 8 hours and $25 overnight)

Status: Part-time, term (June 5 to 30, 2013)

Schedule: Monday to Friday: 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 a.m.               Sunday: Daytime hours

Closing date: May 19, 2013

Passion for the arts, creative and innovative?

If these words describe you, then you should join the only multidisciplinary, bilingual performing arts centre in North America. The employees of the National Arts Centre are a unique array of individuals with exceptional skills, special talents, and diverse background.

What will be my key activities?

Reporting to the Manager, Summer Music Institute, the incumbent’s responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to: overseeing the activities and whereabouts of Pre-College participants and those of the senior level who are under the age of majority (18 & under); acting as a guide whose purpose is to ensure propriety or restrict activity where necessary; assist staff in the arrivals and departures of the Pre-College students, checking in daily with the SMI Manager on the status of the Pre-College students; assisting with social functions where appropriate.  Incumbent will reside on campus at the University of Ottawa new residence for the duration of the contract.


Skill Requirements:

- Possess a post-secondary degree in Music, Arts, Social Sciences or relevant work experience;

- Must have a valid First Aid and CPR certification;

- Previous experience working with youths
(ex. summer camps etc…);

- Possession a valid drivers’ license and vehicle is a requirement;

- Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills;

- Demonstrate initiative and sound judgement;

- Attention to details;

- Understanding of the National Arts Centre and the performing arts in Canada is an asset;

- Possess leadership skills;

- A Police Records Check for Service with the Vulnerable Sector must be provided by the successful candidate.

- Good knowledge/experience in classical music and chamber music is an asset;

- Knowledge of the University of Ottawa campus and facilities is also an asset;

- Bilingualism in both official languages is a definite asset.





As an employer who values diversity in its workforce, we encourage candidates to self-identify as members of the following designated groups: women, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.

While we appreciate all applications, only those selected for interview will be contacted.