The City of Swift Current is seeking an individual for the intern position of Programming Assistant for the Art Gallery.  Reporting to the Director, you will help with all aspects of the planning, preparation, installation and de-installation of exhibitions, develop and implement guided tours of art exhibitions and interpretive hands on activity for interested groups of the public and school students of exhibitions in house and extension locations.  You will assist with the development and implementation of visual and written communications materials for use in support of art exhibitions and interpretation services.  In addition,  greet and monitor or assist visitors to the gallery, assist with daily gallery operation duties, assist with exhibition and event preparations and clean up, in house and extension locations and for outreach services.

Basic Requirements:

  • Preference will be given to a candidate that has obtained a diploma or degree in Visual Arts, Visual Arts History, Arts Education, Arts Administration or other related arts field.
  • A willingness to obtain a Criminal Record and a Vulnerable Sector Check as we are a Youth Certified Employer;
  • Strong communication skills in both spoken and written English language. Confidence and clarity in public speaking is required; and
  • A basic understanding of Microsoft Office

This position is open to applications from any person who holds the arts related qualifications required. Closing date is October 23, 2016.

To be eligible for this job, candidates are required to register with "Young Canada Works" as an intern applicant.

To register, go to: http://www.pch.gc.ca/ycw-jct/index-eng.cfm

Please submit job applications to:
Art Gallery of Swift Current
411 Herbert St. East Swift Current, SK S9H 1M5
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T: 306.778.2736   C: 306.741.0333    F: 306.773.8769
www.artgalleryofswiftcurrent.org

The wage for this position is $17.61 per hour in accordance with the City of Swift Current - CUPE Local 183 Collective Agreement.

We wish to thank all candidates who apply, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.