Employment Opportunities

PAVED Arts Gallery Assistant

PAVED Arts Gallery Assistant, $15.00 per hour, 12 weeks from May 9 until July 29, 2016.
Applications will be accepted electronically until 4:30pm April 21, 2016.
Please submit a cover letter and current CV (pdf format) to the attention of Executive Director executive@pavedarts.ca

Job description: The Gallery Assistant will work with the Artistic Director to provide support with the administration, installation and media promotion of exhibitions and events at PAVED Arts main and media galleries. The Gallery Assistant will also assist with documentation of exhibitions as well as packing and shipping of artworks. The successful candidate will provide support to the organization’s production centre and assist with PAVED Arts’ outreach program and special events.

Job Qualifications: -University Student in Visual Arts, Curatorial Studies or Art History an asset

– Moderate computer skills (Word, Excel, Photoshop and Illustrator) and comfortable familiarity with social media (twitter, Facebook and instagram) and WordPress platform

-Interest in media arts (photography, audio, video and digital arts) an asset

-This position is funded through Young Canada Works and has to follow the following criteria:

-be a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada. Note: Non-Canadian students holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible.

-be legally entitled to work in Canada.

-be between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment.

-meet the specific eligibility criteria of the program for which you apply.

-be registered in the YCW on-line candidate inventory.

-be willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment.

-not have another full-time job (over 30 hours a week) while employed with YCW.

-have been a full-time student (as defined by his or her educational institution) in the semester preceding the YCW job.

-intend to return to full-time studies in the semester following the YCW job.