Job Posts in Canada: Young Canada Works edition (part 2)

Quick reminder that you can find all the YCW jobs across Canada here:

Public Art Collections Assistant, Burnaby Art Gallery, BC

Reporting to the Assistant Curator, the Public Art Collections Assistant will assist the Burnaby Art Gallery in its ongoing inventory of public art, focusing on the interpretation and maintenance of public art objects. These duties will include: collecting data on objects; conducting research; entering research information into the CSTextWorks database; performing site maintenance visits to local public artworks; and developing strategies for the interpretation of works (such as mapping, apps, booklets, etc). The candidate will perform other gallery duties as necessary including collections research and other exhibition-related tasks.
This is an auxiliary position, with an hourly wage of $22.72, plus 12% in lieu of benefits.
The schedule for this position is 30 hours per week.
The position runs from June 6, 2016 to September 2, 2016, with some flexibility.

Archives Assistant, Vancouver Art Gallery Association

The Vancouver Art Gallery is seeking a post-secondary student currently enrolled in a full-time archival studies program for a temporary summer position in the Gallery Archives. This is a unique opportunity to participate in an important cultural heritage archive project.The Gallery is in the process of arranging and describing its archival collections. Working with the Chief Librarian and learning about curatorial practice and exhibition record keeping, the student will arrange and create descriptions for exhibition records and make this documentation of the Gallery’s history of activity accessible online through the MemoryBC portal.

Curatorial Assistant, 221A Artist-Run Centre, Vancouver

The Curatorial Assistant is a 16-week position responsible for supporting the planning, communications, preparation/installation, monitoring and documentation for two public exhibitions and two performances for the duration of the position.

Collections Care Assistant, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

Our ideal candidate has completed a university undergraduate degree and is enrolled in or has recently completed a graduate program in collections management or conservation and has a strong background in preventive conservation, and a demonstrated aptitude for research. Familiarity with standard office software and general familiarity with databases is required.

Digital Special Collections Assistant, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

Our ideal candidate has completed a university undergraduate degree, has completed at least the first year of a graduate studies program in archival science; and has a demonstrated aptitude for fine-motor work through experience with crafts or similar activities. Familiarity with standard office software and general familiarity with databases and website content management is required.

Curatorial Assistant, Grenfell Campus Art Gallery, Corner Brook, NL

Grenfell Campus Art Gallery is Western Newfoundland’s public art gallery, supporting the Visual Arts Program of Memorial University, local public schools and the community of Corner Brook and the region. The gallery is an interpretive educational gallery dedicated to the research, interpretation and exhibition of contemporary and historical art relevant to regional, national and international interests. We also maintain an active program of collection and conservation of art. The successful candidate will be responsible for updating the collections database; the ongoing digitization and documentation of the collection; exhibition strikes and installations; exhibition development; working with youth; and the daily operation of the gallery. The successful candidate will have training in the visual arts and literacy in database, word-processing and spreadsheet software, an interest in art and gallery operations, strong verbal, written and interpersonal skills, and experience working with youth. Hourly wage: $19.20.

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