Grenfell Art Gallery is hiring a Curatorial Assistant through the Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations program.
Grenfell 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 collection. The successful candidate will be responsible for updating the collections database; the ongoing digitization and documentation of the collection; exhibition takedown 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.
Program stream: Young Canada Works in Heritage Organizations
Job title: Curatorial Assistant
Organization name: Grenfell Art Gallery
Job location: Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador
Length of assignment: 2018-06-04 to 2018-08-24 (12 weeks)
Hourly wage: $19.20
Start Date: May 21, 2018
End Date: August 24, 2018
Address: Grenfell Art Gallery, Corner Brook, NL, A2H 5G4
Application deadline: April 30, 2018.
To apply for this position, please send via email a letter of intent, a current resume and the names of three references with contact information, addressed to:
Matthew Hills, Director
Grenfell Art Gallery
Corner Brook, NL A2H 5G4
Telephone: (709) 637-6209; Fax: (709) 637-6203
Memorial University is committed to employment equity. In accordance with Canadian Immigration Requirements, this advertisement is directed to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents.