Job Posting: PAVED Production / Gallery Assistant
$15.00 per hour, 30 hrs per week plus 5 hrs of flex time
12 weeks from May 04 until July 27, 2020
Application Deadline: Fri. May 1st, 6pm
The Production / Gallery Assistant will work with the Artistic Director and Technical Director to provide support for the administration, installation, and promotion of exhibitions and events at PAVED Arts. The successful candidate will provide support to the PAVED’s Production Centre and assist with outreach programs and special events including leading the coordination and facilitation of the summer youth media camp. This position will assist in dissemination of our bi-annual publication PAVED Meant, as well as provide data entry support for the digital archive. They will also aid with documentation of exhibitions, the packing and shipping of artworks, and other duties as assigned.
*The successful applicant must complete and provide us a criminal records check prior to employment.
Primary responsibilities include:
-Program Coordinator for our Youth Summer programming
-Organization support of mobile equipment
-Building tours for visitors
-Physical and digital archiving as needed
-Help with keeping our website current and up-to-date
-Help create Membership Renewal Forms
-Miscellaneous tasks as needed
-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 or graduates holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible.
-Be legally entitled to work in Canada;
-Be between 15* and 30 years of age at the start of employment (*where permissible under provincial/territorial labour laws);
-Have completed the school year at the start of employment;
-Meet the specific eligibility criteria of the program to which you apply;
-Be registered in the YCW online candidate inventory;
-Be willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment (minimum 30 hours a week); and not have another full-time job while employed in a YCW job.
Participants in a Summer Work Experience program must:
-Have registered as a full-time* student in the semester preceding the YCW job (*as defined by their educational institution); and intend to return to full-time studies* in the semester immediately following the YCW summer job.
To apply, please email your CV and Cover Letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the heading:
PAVED Production / Gallery Assistant