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Studio Assistant
Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre

Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre (QEPCCC) is a unique multi-purpose recreation, arts and culture facility located in Oakville, Ontario. QEPCCC offers many drop-in and registered recreational, cultural and aquatic programs, including a studio drop-in program and memberships, and an exhibitions program. QEPCCC is currently looking for a part time Studio Assistant.

Job Designation: Studio Assistant
Start Date: December 4, 2017 approximately
Salary Range: $19.60-$26.13 hourly
Temporary: up to 24 hours per week, three days a week, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.


Job Responsibilities

This hands-on position provides support to the Cultural Coordinator in the operation and delivery of culture programs and exhibitions at Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre. This position reports to the reports to the Cultural Coordinator. For more information, please contact Dianne Pearce at (905) 815-5979.


Specific Duties

  • To assist with preparation, organization, administration and maintenance of supplies and equipment for studio art programs (weekly and afterschool programs, workshops, PA Day programs, March Break programs, Birthday Parties, Drop-in Programs etc.)
  • To assist with the implementation of special culture events such as Culture Day and Family Day
  • To assist with preparation of attendance lists, instructors’ supply requests, and specialized purchasing orders
  • To oversee and provide guided directions to Artists and Artist groups during the installation and dismantling of exhibitions
  • To assist with the installation of artwork and exhibitions in the Main Gallery and Corridors (including accessing ladders and lift)
  • To assist with the preparation of artwork labels, insurance forms and sale lists
  • To assist with lighting exhibitions
  • To assist with maintaining the inventory of facility art hanging system
  • Other duties as assigned


Qualifications

  • College Diploma/Degree (BA / BFA), specializing in one of the following areas: Art History, Museum Studies, Arts Management, Curatorial Studies, or Studio Arts.
  • Lift certification
  • Familiar with the safe artwork handling practices.
  • Experience with art/cultural educational programs and working in a professional fine art gallery or museum
  • Art Handling
  • Health and Safety training
  • WHIMIS (an asset)
  • First aid certification

Letters of application should address the candidate’s expertise in the areas of professional work and community service. All applicants must be able to provide a portfolio that demonstrates all of the above during the interview process.

Applications will be accepted on-line at www.oakville.ca in the current opportunities section no later than midnight on November 22, 2017

DATED: November 6, 2017

We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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