Art Gallery of Alberta

Summer Programs Coordinator (Student Position)

Temporary Full time Position; Young Canada Works Grant Program

Description

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

Responsibilities

  • 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

    Qualifications

    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

    Deadline

    April 18, 2014 at 5pm

    Please submit resumes by email to dara.armsden@youraga.ca 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.