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The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria requires an individual with exceptional interpersonal skills and a passion to work in Vancouver Island’s major art museum. The role of Gallery Officers at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria involves a range of complementary responsibilities, including direct contact with the public as well as security, technical and administrative functions. The Gallery Officer works as part of a team of staff and volunteers ensuring a positive visitor experience.
This is a Union position paying $17.17/hour.
Ability to work evenings and weekends is essential.
Submit resume and cover letter to email@example.com with subject line “Gallery Officer”, or to the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, 1040 Moss Street, Victoria, BC V8V 4P1 Attn. Bruce Day, Buildings & Security Manager.
Full job description at: https://aggv.ca/about/careers/
Deadline: Monday April 15, 2019 5:00pm
The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria requires an individual with an appreciation for the arts to be responsible for the performance of routine and special custodial duties in the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria and associated facilities and grounds as assigned. Work is performed in accordance with instructions and schedules provided, with results regularly inspected. Excellent customer service will be required as this role interacts with a wide variety of internal and external customers. This is a Union position paying $17.30/hour, as a temporary contract starting April 1st, 2019 through May 10th, 2019, with possibility for extension to May 24, 2019.
Submit resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Custodian, or by mail to 1040 Moss Street, Victoria, BC V8V 4P1 Attn. Bruce Day, Buildings & Security Manager.
Deadline: Saturday, April 12, 2019 5PM
The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria (AGGV) is seeking two summer students for term positions of Collections Assistant. Working as an important part of a multidisciplinary team led by the Manager of Collections and Exhibits, and including the Registration Assistant and the Preparator/Technician, these positions will work with AGGV Collections staff on a major collections project in preparation for building demolition and construction. This project is to assist the Gallery with the inventory of the collection and the packing and moving of the entire collection (20,000 objects of art & artifacts) to enable the scheduled building renovations and construction to occur without delay. These are 16 week positions from May 13, 2019 to August 31, 2019 and are subject to funding approval.
Submit resume to email@example.com or by mail to 1040 Moss Street, Victoria, BC V8V 4P1
Deadline: 5PM Friday, April 12, 2019
The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria seeks a dynamic and ambitious Curator of Asian Art to support the needs of its diverse exhibitions and collections programs. The Curator of Asian Art will assist the Chief Curator and AGGV curatorial team in the development and implementation of an integrated exhibition and collecting plan that meets the long-term objectives for the Gallery.
As a member of the Gallery, the candidate will organize and project-manage local, national and international in-house and circulating Asian art exhibitions, including research, conceptualization, exhibition design, production of publications, development of interpretive materials, and installation. The candidate will also play a key role in developing, researching, maintaining and sharing the Gallery’s collection of more than 11,000 works of Asian art.
In addition, the Curator of Asian Art will also serve in the capacity as Lecturer in Curatorial Studies in the Department of Art History and Visual Studies at the University of Victoria. In this position, the candidate supports curriculum and program development and contributes expertise in the areas of museum studies and curatorial practices. Mentoring of teaching will be offered to the candidate by Faculty in the Department of Art History and Visual Studies.
A PhD in a relevant area of study with a knowledge of art and cultural history of Asia, and experience in curatorial work is required. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of curatorial experience, preferably in a museum setting, in areas including exhibition planning and implementation, and collections care and research, as well as proven administrative, financial and organizational skills.
An art history professional with solid achievements and a good reputation in the milieu, the candidate must possess superior communication skills, art historical research abilities and a publication record in an area of expertise.
This position also includes duties and responsibilities at the University of Victoria including graduate supervision and teaching.
Submit resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org Attention: Michelle Jacques Chief Curator or by mail to Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, 1040 Moss Street, Victoria, BC, V8V 4P1 Attn: Michelle Jacques, Chief Curator
Deadline: Friday, April 19, 2019, 5PM