GALLERY INFORMATION ASSISTANT

School of Art Gallery
Start date: June 18 - August 17, 2018 (8 Weeks)
Salary: $13.50 per hour / 35 hours a week
Application deadline: 4:30 pm, June 7, 2018

Gallery Tasks
Very general assistance with Gallery as needed, including
-Opening and closing gallery;
-Assist with special events in the gallery
-Assist with installation and de-installation of at least two summer exhibitions, if needed

Information Tasks
Gallery history project: for online publication
•    Complete scanning of historical posters, invitations and other exhibition documentation, formatted to web specifications
•    Build web pages in University online software
•    Assist with publications production, student and gallery catalogue projects including formatting digital images, re-working existing InDesign layouts
Design materials for promotion of Fall exhibitions, as needed.

Field of Studies
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Arts (Studio) or post-secondary level Graphic Design program. The student will ideally have some experience working with photography and design software, preferably Adobe InDesign and Photoshop. A basic working knowledge of these programs will assist with the design of webpages, and for producing and handling of digital materials for upload to a website. Experience with design software will be necessary for the production of print publications.

Eligibility
(a) is between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment;
(b) was registered as a full-time student during the preceding academic year;
(c) intends to return to school on a full-time basis during the next academic year;
(d) is a student in a post-secondary university, vocational or technical program;
(e) is a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act* and;
(f) is legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation and regulations

The University of Manitoba is committed to the principles of employment equity.

Please note that only candidates who are selected for the next stage of this selection process will be contacted.

To Apply
Please forward your cover letter and curriculum vitae/resume via email.
Include the position title "Gallery Information Assistant" in your email's subject line, to: Donna.Jones@umanitoba.ca