Are you an Art History major? Or, do you have a major interest in art? Would you love to gain valuable professional experience working at a gallery with flexible hours and a convenient on-campus location?
If you've answered yes to the questions above, then you'll definitely want to apply for the Gallery Attendant positions available with Gallery 1C03! Please see details below.
Remember: Applications are due on Wednesday, September 16, 2009 and the first shifts will begin on Friday, October 2, 2009.
We look forward to receiving your applications!
Posting Date: August 25, 2009
Job Vacancy Number: A75.09
Classification: Student Assistant (Gallery Attendant)
Employee Group: AESES
Department: Art Curator
Range of Pay*: $9.51 - $10.62 per hour + 6% vacation pay
*Subject to Days Without Pay (DWOP) deductions
Hours of Work: Variable (0-12 hours per week)
(Student Assistants may only be employed up to a maximum of 500 working hours during the period September 30 to April 30)
Applications are to be submitted to Human Resources by: September 16, 2009 at 4:30 p.m.
Late applications will not be considered.
Fax: (204) 774-2935
Office: 2Mc22S (Reception), 368 Spence Street
Mailing Address: University of Winnipeg, Human Resources; 515 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg MB R3B 2E9
THIS POSTING WILL BE USED TO FILL SEVERAL POSITIONS
- Opens/closes the Gallery at the beginning/end of the day by turning on/shutting off all Gallery lights; plugging in/unplugging, turning on/turning off, starting up/shutting down equipment; opening/closing doors; ensuring that Security Services unlock/lock doors and de-arm/re-arm the Gallery’s alarm system
- Safety/security of Gallery 1C03 exhibits - ensures that artworks exhibited in Gallery 1C03 are not subject to theft or mishandling by the public during hours of operation
- Public relations - greets visitors to Gallery 1C03 and answers any questions that visitors have about the art exhibits to the best of their ability; refers visitors to University Art Curator in situations where they are unable to provide assistance
- Attendance record - maintains a count of the number of visitors to Gallery 1C03
- Alerts the University Art Curator of any problems within the Gallery environment; these can relate to temperature, humidity and lighting issues or concerns for the safety of the artwork or visitors
- When applicable, takes readings of environmental conditions in Gallery 1C03 using a hand-held environmental monitor or a hygrothermograph
- When applicable, handles sales of art exhibition catalogues; this includes maintaining a count of funds in cash box and a count of catalogues at the beginning and end of each shift and returns all cash to the Art Curator for processing
- Performs other related duties as required or assigned
- Must be a full-time student at a high school or The University of Winnipeg, preferably an art history major or with an interest in the visual arts
- Some knowledge of contemporary visual art would be an asset
- On the job training provided
- Ability to follow oral and written instructions, procedures and regulations
- May require the ability to maintain records and handle cash on occasion
- Ability to communicate effectively with visitors who may be students, faculty, staff and the general public
- Ability to work day, evening and/or weekend shifts
- Capable of performing duties as assigned
The Collective Agreement between The University of Winnipeg and The Association of Employees Supporting Education Services (AESES), Clause 6.3, Selection for Vacancy, states: The Employer agrees that Employees with seniority shall have preference in connection with appointments so far as it is practicable to do so, provided that their qualifications are relatively equal.