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Assistant Curator of Education Intern - Art Gallery

Job Details
Open Date Jul 15 2019 - 03:39:00 PM Close Date Aug 26 2019 - 04:00:00 PM
Position Title Assistant Curator of Education Intern - Art Gallery Posting Type Temporary
Posting Status Active Position Length Full Time
Department Group Culture Hours per Week 35
Department Culture Openings 1
Education Bachelor's Degree    
Location Art Gallery

Description

THE CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF WOODSTOCK

 

The City of Woodstock is a dynamic and growing community of 41,000 located in the heart of southwestern Ontario at the crossroads of highways 401 and 403.  The City’s progressive actions have made it a leader in the region for conservation, environmental initiatives and long-term commitment to managed growth.  Woodstock has roots in both agriculture and manufacturing; as the recognized Dairy Capital of Canada and as home to Toyota’s second Canadian manufacturing facility.  With a skilled workforce, affordable housing and a new community hospital, Woodstock truly is a growing city with a lot of rural, small town charm.

 

“Assistant Curator of Education Intern - Art Gallery”

 

To be considered for this position, applicants must possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • Degree or diploma in Art History or Museum Studies.
  • Demonstrated strengths in research and writing
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Familiarity and experience using Past Perfect Collections Management database or other database programs, and knowledge of database management would be an asset
  • Experience handling art, and knowledge of Canadian art would be beneficial
  • Prior experience working or volunteering in a public gallery, museum or library
  • Priority will be given to candidates who wish to pursue further academic or curatorial/ educational programming work, in addition to work in museums or galleries.
  • Must be able to work with minimum supervision

 

Duties:

  • Work closely with the Director/Curator and Head of Education;
  • Develop an accessibility design/presentation standards guide for the Gallery for all exhibition and education programs;
  • Assist with the development and implementation of exhibitions and corresponding education programs in the gallery spaces;
  • Assist with the development and delivery of public and school programs;
  • Increase intellectual access to the permanent collection;
  • Liaison with volunteer committees that the support education programming;
  • Perform other related duties along with other functions and priorities within an innovative municipal gallery as directed by the Director/Curator, or designate.

 

Salary rate is $17.00 per hour.  Hours of work will be based on a 35 hour work week, which will include weekends and alternate shift hours.  Overtime may be required.  This is a 28 week contract from September 16, 2019 to March 31, 2020. This position is funded through Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage (graduate internships). Candidates must meet the requirements of this funding program. See https://www.canada.ca/en/canadian-heritage/services/funding/young-canada-works/students-graduates/careers-heritage-graduates.html for eligibility requirements.

 

Resumes and cover letters will be received online at http://careers.cityofwoodstock.ca no later than 4:00 p.m., Monday August 26, 2019.

 

The City of Woodstock is an equal opportunity employer.  Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process.  Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

Attachments

Assistant Curator of Education Intern - Art Gallery 2019.pdf

Contact Us

© 2017 City of Woodstock P.O. Box 1539, 500 Dundas Street, Woodstock, ON N4S 0A7

 

Phone: 519-539-1291
TTY: 519-539-7268
Email: General Information

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