Launch Pad Curator Hamilton , ON


Launch Pad Curator

The position will be to work approximately 24 hours per week, flexibility in days is a possibility, but ideally Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday throughout the school year from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Working under the direction of the Learning Commons Coordinator, the position oversees the Launch Pad. The Launch Pad is an interactive MakerSpace to facilitate creativity and learning.


  • Ignite students’ creativity, intellect and interest by providing a variety of concepts in a variety of formats to guide students through personal and group based projects
  • Utilizing the equipment, and in collaboration with the Academic curriculum, ensure a fun, safe, organized and rewarding experience for all students
  • Maintenance, organization and presentation of all the equipment
  • Coordination of the system affecting student participation: appointments, projects
  • Online services (website content, calendar, database management)
  • Tracking user frequency and patterns by school
  • Research support for student investigations
  • In collaboration with the Learning Commons Coordinator, budget planning and monitoring of resources
  • Research and acquisition of additional resources for the Launch Pad
  • Collaboration with academic staff
  • Provide instruction on all of the materials to students and staff
  • Research and development for ongoing programming in support of classroom initiatives
  • Coordination of the volunteer program in the centre
  • Other duties as they arise in relation to program needs connected with the Launch Pad (e.g. guest speakers, special collections, field trips)


  • Postsecondary education
  • Communication skills allowing for interaction with students ages 5 – 19 and staff
  • Solid understanding and practice of research processes
  • Organization skills for presentation and display of resources
  • Initiative in program development and coordination
  • Knowledge in one or more of the following categories; game design and development, 3D modeling and design, programming, robotics or application development

Interested candidates are invited to apply to by Monday, July 22, 2019.

Please note only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Closes: 22 July, 2019

Hillfield Strathallan College
Hamilton , ON