Thursday, April 23, 2015

Summer Employment Opportunities at GPAG!



Thanks to the generosity of Young Canada Works, the Grimsby Public Art Gallery is pleased to offer 3 positions THIS Summer!

Candidates are requested to send a resume and cover letter that specifically addresses the requirements of this job directly to the gallery as well as applying through the YCW website. The Grimsby Public Art Gallery and the Town of Grimsby are equal opportunity employers and individuals from the Government of Canada’s job equity groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Members of designated equity groups are encouraged to self-identify on their application.


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Curatorial Assistant
Grimsby Public Art Gallery
18 Carnegie Lane
Grimsby, Ontario
L3M 1Y1

Wage: $12.00 per hour
Start date: June 8, 2015
End date: August 28. 2015
Applications must be received by 5 p.m. Friday May 22, 2015 and will be accepted in hard copy via mail or hand delivery at Grimsby Public Art Gallery, 18 Carnegie Lane, Grimsby, Ontario, L3M 1Y1, or by email at gpag@grimsby.ca.
Attn: Rhona Wenger, Director

The Grimsby Public Art Gallery seeks a well-organized, motivated and enthusiastic individual for the position of Curatorial Assistant. The Curatorial Assistant, supervised by the Gallery Director, will primarily work with the Permanent Collection and temporary art exhibitions at the gallery. Tasks will include examining and inventorying artwork; updating documentation; research on relevant art and artists; preparing and delivering brief public presentations of this material and curating an exhibition. The ideal candidate will have some post-secondary training in visual arts, art history, museum studies and/or history. S/he will have a good understanding of and the ability to recognize different art media and exhibit meticulous attention to detail in his/her work. Flexibility is essential, as is the ability to work efficiently both as part of a team and independently. Solid computer skills are required and familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel, as well as the ability to learn other programs quickly, would be helpful. 

Candidates are requested to send a resume and cover letter that specifically addresses the requirements of this job directly to the gallery as well as applying through the YCW website. The Grimsby Public Art Gallery and the Town of Grimsby are equal opportunity employers and individuals from the Government of Canada’s job equity groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Members of designated equity groups are encouraged to self-identify on their application.





Summer Studio Instructor
Grimsby Public Art Gallery
18 Carnegie Lane
Grimsby, Ontario
L3M 1Y1

Wage: $12.00 per hour
Start date: June 8, 2015
End date: August 28, 2015
Applications must be received by 5 p.m. Friday May 22, 2015 and will be accepted in hard copy via mail or hand delivery at Grimsby Public Art Gallery, 18 Carnegie Lane, Grimsby, Ontario, L3M 1Y1, or by email at gpag@grimsby.ca.
Attn: Chris O’Hoski, Education & Media Coordinator


The Grimsby Public Art Gallery seeks a well-organized, motivated and enthusiastic individual for the position of Summer Studio Instructor. The Summer Studio Instructor will be responsible for developing and running the summer children’s programs at the gallery and for helping to plan educational programs for the upcoming school year. The ideal candidate will have a least some post-secondary training in visual arts, art history or museum studies. S/he will have experience working with a variety of art media as well as experience working with children. Flexibility is essential, as is the ability to work efficiently both as part of a team and independently. Fluency in English is required, a basic knowledge of French is an asset. Basic computer skills are required and familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel and Publisher, as well as the ability to learn other programs quickly, would be helpful. 

Candidates are requested to send a resume and cover letter that specifically addresses the requirements of this job directly to the gallery as well as applying through the YCW website. The Grimsby Public Art Gallery and the Town of Grimsby are equal opportunity employers and individuals from the Government of Canada’s job equity groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Members of designated equity groups are encouraged to self-identify on their application.




Summer Studio Assistant
Grimsby Public Art Gallery
18 Carnegie Lane
Grimsby, Ontario
L3M 1Y1

Wage: $11.00 per hour
Start date: 22 June 2015
End date: 28 August 2015
Applications must be received by 5 p.m. Friday June 5, 2015 and will be accepted in hard copy via mail or hand delivery at Grimsby Public Art Gallery, 18 Carnegie Lane, Grimsby, Ontario, L3M 1Y1, or by email at gpag@grimsby.ca.
Attn: Chris O’Hoski, Education & Media Coordinator

The Grimsby Public Art Gallery seeks a motivated and enthusiastic individual for the position of Summer Studio Assistant. The Summer Studio Assistant, supervised by the gallery’s Education Coordinator, will assist the Summer Studio Instructor with running the Gallery’s summer art program for children. The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of basic art materials and creative processes. S/he will enjoy working with children. Experience working with groups of children, interacting with the public and/or working with art processes are assets. Flexibility is essential, as is the ability to work efficiently both as part of a team and independently. Basic computer skills are required. 

Candidates are requested to send a resume and cover letter that specifically addresses the requirements of this job directly to the gallery as well as applying through the YCW website. The Grimsby Public Art Gallery and the Town of Grimsby are equal opportunity employers and individuals from the Government of Canada’s job equity groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Members of designated equity groups are encouraged to self-identify on their application.





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