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April 9, 2021

Call for Applications: Art Education Assistant

Nanaimo Art Gallery is looking to add a new member to our team! The Art Education Assistant shares Nanaimo Art Gallery's values of innovation, collaboration and accessibility, and is responsible for delivering innovative hands-on art programming.

Under the direction of our Art Education Coordinator, the Art Education Assistant will plan and facilitate four weeks of full-day Art Camps for elementary school-aged children. The student will create staff schedules, order supplies, plan games and excursions, book visiting artists, develop lesson plans, create pre-camp information to go to families, recruit and manage volunteers, and manage a budget. The student will assist with the three-week teen art program, plan and facilitate family programming in response to the exhibitions, and will assist with events and visitor services tasks.

This position is ideal for an undergraduate student studying visual art, art history, museum studies, Indigenous studies, or education. The successful candidate was registered as a full-time student in the semester preceding the placement and intends to return to full-time studies in the fall semester. This position is open to Canadian citizens legally entitled to work in Canada and be between the ages of 16 and 30 years of age. Students from other parts of the country and those with English as a second language are encouraged to apply.

Preference will be given to Indigenous applicants, with priority given to members of the Snuneymuxw community.

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The Gallery encourages applications from women, visible minority group members, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.