Hours: Summer contract, full time, 37.5 hour/week
Contract Term: 16 weeks, May 6 - August 23, 2024
Nanaimo Art Gallery is looking to add a new member to our team! The Collection Project Assistant shares Nanaimo Art Gallery’s values of relevance, relationships, innovation, and openness, and is responsible for helping to document, catalog, and organize our permanent collection.
Under the direction of the Gallery’s Curator and Gallery Technician, the Collection Project Assistant will work to improve the organization, documentation, storage, and care of our permanent collection, through detailed condition reporting, matting, filing, labeling, and documenting.
The Assistant will add important context to the works we house through online and on-site research. The Assistant will help us to populate our collection management software with new acquisitions, and expand information about previously cataloged works. The Assistant will also help us to index the locations of artworks in our building to locations data in our collection management software. They will also help with exhibition installation and other related duties.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
The Collection Project Assistant’s responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to:
Requirements: (Qualifications, Knowledge, Education and Skills)
Nanaimo Art Gallery hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community.
The Gallery strives to be a safe space where all voices are heard and valued and work towards accessibility, anti-racism, 2SLGBTQIA+ inclusion and encourage diversity in our staff team. We encourage applications from visible minority group members, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. Students from other parts of the country and those with English as a second language are encouraged to apply.
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