Employment Opportunities

Job Posting: Gallery Assistant
$15.00 per hour, 30 hrs per week plus 5 hrs of flex time
13 weeks from May 13 until August 16, 2019
Application Deadline: Fri. May 3rd, 5pm

Job description:

The Gallery Assistant will work with the Executive Director and Technical 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 including the coordination and facilitation of our summer youth media camp.

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 flickr) 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 registered in the YCW on-line candidate inventory.
-meet the specific eligibility criteria of the program for which you apply.
-be legally entitled to work in Canada.
-be between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment.
-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.

Please submit an email including a cover letter and current CV (pdf format), to the attention of the Executive Director at executive@pavedarts.ca with the subject heading “Gallery Assistant Position.”

PAVED Arts is located in the heart of the burgeoning “Riversdale” community in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The city has a vibrant and active cultural landscape with a thriving music scene, museums, including the newly opened Remai Modern, public and private galleries and many cultural activities. Saskatoon is home to a diverse and supportive artistic community. The city actively hosts festivals, outdoor concerts and special events throughout the year.