Number of positions available: 2 – 1 through Young Canada Works, 1 through Canada Summer Jobs
Job title: Gallery/Collection Assistant
Institution / Organization: School of Art Gallery, University of Manitoba
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba
Start Date of the position: 2015-06-01
Application deadline: May 8th, 2015 @ 4:00 p.m.
Web link to Institution: http://umanitoba.ca/schools/art/gallery.html
Salary: $13.50 per hour / 35 hours a week
Job description: Summer Position (up to 16 weeks)
Summary of Duties:
The incumbent will work in two sections of the gallery – the gallery and the collection – with the primary focus on art collection related tasks and secondary focus on cataloguing and database tasks, while gallery work will involve assisting with exhibition installation and interacting with visitors.
Education and Experience:
As an ideal candidate, you are enrolled as a student in the field of Art History, Studio Arts, Architecture, Education, Museum Studies, Library Sciences or an acceptable combination of education, training and experience and are eligible to participate in the Young Canada Works / Canada Summer Jobs program. Ability to work under pressure, without continuous supervision and effectively in a team situation as well as strong oral and written communication skills.
The University of Manitoba is committed to the principles of employment equity.
Please note that only candidates who are selected for the next stage of this selection process will be contacted.
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