Job Posting 75780

Asian Language Educator
Vancouver Art Gallery
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Vancouver
closed 4 days ago (Fri, 22 Oct)
on-call / relief / casual  •  Pay Grade 15, Step 1 $22.11 plus a percentage in lieu of benefits.

VANCOUVER ART GALLERY

1 CASUAL POSITIONS AVAILABLE

Asian Language Educator

 

 

Reporting to the Director of Education and Public Programs and supervised by the Public Program Coordinators on the Education and Public Programs team, Educators perform instructional work involving delivering information and interpretive programs to groups and individual visitors to the Vancouver Art Gallery, specifically for adult and access programs and in-gallery public tours in both English and Cantonese or Mandarin.

 

DUTIES:

 

Delivers public programs for groups and Gallery visitors of various ages and knowledge bases.

 

  • Researches material relevant to exhibitions and proposed audiences and delivery of Digital and In Person Gallery
  • Assists in writing and editing scripts as directed and provides input for the development of new programs and Tours.                                                     
  • Works collaboratively as part of team to develop and deliver tours and workshops both virtual and in gallery live.
  • Conducts tours and speaks to the public, provides information and responds to questions, as assigned (Both virtual and in person)
  • Assists with logistics of delivering programs both digital and in person programs
  • A strong familiarity with webinar related equipment and systems such as ZOOM, MS teams, Facebook and Instagram Live.
  • Prepares supplies and equipment for programs as directed.
  • Provides guidance and coordination of volunteers and assists them in helping with the delivery of tours and workshop activities.
  • Assists in ensuring the smooth running of events i.e. signage, scheduling, webinar equipment and systems etc.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

                                        

Completion of Grade 12 supplemented by two years of university or college education in Arts & Humanities. Excellent command of the English language and fluent in Cantonese or MandarinAbility to express ideas and concepts effectively, orally and writing, including the ability to prepare and confidence in public speaking. Ability to establish and maintain respectful and effective working relationships with staff, co-workers and volunteers. Flexibility in schedule is an asset. Experience working in the visual arts field, in particular a museum educational programs delivering tours, workshops and programs is beneficial.  The successful applicant will be required to consent to a Criminal Record Check.

 

 

SALARY:                 Pay Grade 15, Step 1 $22.11 plus a percentage in lieu of benefits.

             

HOURS:                 Hours will vary dependent on program, approximately 0 - 24 hours per week Monday to Sunday

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Please mail or fax your resume to the Director of Human Resources by Friday, October 22, 2021, Vancouver Art Gallery, 750 Hornby Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6Z 2H7, Fax: (604) 682-1086, email

 

The Vancouver Art Gallery commits to providing equitable access to everyone. We actively support accessibility, anti-racism, LGBTQ2S+ inclusion and encourage diversity in our staff, visitors, volunteers, and programming. We cultivate a safer space where all voices are heard, valued, and represented. The Gallery stands against hatred, discrimination, racism, homophobia, and transp0hobia.

 

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