Join our dynamic team at Nanaimo Art Gallery! The Gallery Technician shares the Nanaimo Art Gallery team’s values of relevance, relationships, innovation, and openness. Reporting to the Curator, the Gallery Technician is responsible for art handling, exhibition installation and de-installation (working alongside the curatorial team), as well as exhibitions, gallery, and collection maintenance. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Gallery Technician is responsible for building maintenance and related issues.
About Nanaimo Art Gallery
Located in the heart of Nanaimo, on the lands of the Snuneymuxw, Nanaimo Art Gallery is an ambitious public art museum that engages and inspires our community through art.
We honour the Snuneymuxw people and the territory on which the Gallery operates, carrying ourselves with qwum qwum uy’shqwalawun: operating in the spirit of “good heart, good mind.” With this intention, Nanaimo Art Gallery’s values are relevance, relationships, innovation and openness. We are a welcoming organization and a creative hub for Vancouver Island, where we build relationships, connect communities, and effect change through art.
An inquiry-based approach infuses and connects all Gallery activities and a small, dedicated team of staff, board and volunteers offers a program that is rooted in our unique regional context and resonates with audiences globally.
Profile of the Candidate
You are a problem solver who is hard working, adaptable and organized. You are excited at the opportunity to contribute to a growing art organization. On a daily basis you will work closely with your colleagues as a key member of a supportive team in which all voices are heard.
Drawing on your experiences, you will help realize multifaceted on- and off-site exhibitions, installations and presentations, and are responsible for the maintenance of the permanent collection, shipping and receiving artworks, and overseeing building maintenance. You will participate in a wide range of activities outside the exhibition space, including team support; meetings, professional development, and other initiatives.
Collaborating with the Curator, and with support from the Gallery team, responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to:
Installation, de-installation and maintenance of exhibitions, and maintenance of permanent collection
Working closely with the Executive Director your responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to:
Requirements (Qualifications, Knowledge, Education and Skills)
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