The U of M’s Art Gallery is hiring for the summer!

The School of Art Gallery has two Gallery Assistant Positions. Gallery-image-800x541.jpg

2 Summer Positions (up to 12 weeks)

Both jobs: Start date: May 29, 2017
Job 1: Anticipated end date: August 18, 2017 (12 wks)
Job 2: Anticipated end date: July 28, 2017 (9 wks)
Salary: $13.50 per hour / 35 hours a week

Application deadline: May 15, 2017

Summary of Duties:

The incumbent will work in two areas of the gallery – the exhibition spaces and the collection – with the primary focus on permanent collection related tasks and secondary focus on gallery exhibition activities.

Assisting with the collection, the incumbent will:

  • Conclude the work of cataloguing a large donation of nearly 150 artworks;
  •     assist with updating records associated with relocating artworks within gallery vaults;
  •     entering new information into database
  •     contribute to creation and online publishing of a history of the gallery through examining and reproducing digitally exhibition publicity materials, and researching other archived sources.
  •     as needed, assist with relocation of artworks within collection facilities

Assisting with the Gallery, the incumbent will:

  •  Assist with the installation and take down of exhibitions;
  • Greet and provide the visitors with information and explanations concerning the gallery’s exhibitions and collections.

For more information about the position and how to apply please click here.

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