Art Gallery of Alberta

Summer Programs Coordinator (Student Position)

Temporary Full time Position; Young Canada Works Grant Program


The Summer Programs Co-ordinator is a 16-week full-time position beginning May 12, 2014 and ending on August 29, 2014. The wage for this position is $18.00/hour at 35 hours per week. As a member of the Education Department at the Art Gallery of Alberta, the Summer Programs Coordinator will be an active member in planning, administering and delivering Summer ArtBreak Camps and Classes


  • Administrative duties including, but not limited to data entry, filing, booking field trips, registering students and ordering supplies
  • Preparing and maintaining studio art spaces and storage spaces
  • Delivering interactive Gallery tours that follow set objectives for students ages 5–18 years
  • Developing and delivering studio lesson plans and activities
  • Performing research in order to have a through understanding of exhibitions
  • Attending training and orientation sessions as needed


    The successful candidate will have the following:

    • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate university degree in Education, Fine Arts, Art History or related field. (Must be a student to apply)
    • Extensive experience working with children and youth including program development and delivery
    • Computer literacy with an extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office. Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is an asset
    • Knowledge of the Alberta Education Program of Study and current trends and research in Art Education
    • Knowledge and experience with art history and contemporary art-making practices
    • Studio art experience
    • Strong written and oral communication skills
    • Proven ability to take initiative, manage projects and implement strategic plans


    April 18, 2014 at 5pm

    Please submit resumes by email to or by mail to:

    Attn: Dara Armsden, Education Programs Manager
    Art Gallery of Alberta
    2 Sir Winston Churchill Square
    Edmonton, AB T5J 2C1

    No phone calls please. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.