Monday, December 22, 2008

G1C03 wants to hire a student on Mondays from 1 - 4 p.m.

Gallery 1C03 is looking for a responsible, motivated, articulate, and enthusiastic University of Winnipeg student to fill a temporary position as a gallery attendant.

Yes, we *did* undertake a detailed hiring process back in September, but it appears that we have a gap in our schedule.

Are you available on Mondays from 1:00 - 4:00? Or, maybe you know someone qualified who is free during this time?

Please continue reading below...


Classification: Student Assistant (Gallery Attendant)
Department: Art Curator
Hours of Work: (0 - 3 hrs per week)
(Contract dates are: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. on Monday Jan 26, Feb 2, Feb 9, Mar 9, Mar 16, Mar 23 and Mar 30)
Range of Pay: $9.24 - $10.32 per hour + 6% vacation pay
Application Deadline: January 12, 2008 at 4:30 p.m. to Art Curator -- hardcopy to 4M58 or via email

Late applications will not be considered.



* Closes the Gallery at the end of the day by shutting off all Gallery lights; unplugging, turning off, shutting down equipment; closing doors; ensuring that Security Services lock doors and re-arm the Gallery’s alarm system
* Safety/security of Gallery 1C03 exhibits – ensures that artworks exhibited in Gallery 1C03 are not subject to theft or mishandling by the public during hours of operation
* Public relations – greets visitors to Gallery 1C03 and answers any questions that visitors have about the art exhibits to the best of their ability; refers visitors to University Art Curator in situations where they are unable to provide assistance
* Attendance record – maintains a count of the number of visitors to Gallery 1C03
* Alerts the University Art Curator of any problems within the Gallery environment; these can relate to temperature, humidity and lighting issues or concerns for the safety of the artwork or visitors
* When applicable, takes readings of environmental conditions in Gallery 1C03 using a hand-held environmental monitor or a hygrothermograph
* When applicable, handles sales of art exhibition catalogues; this includes maintaining a count of funds in cash box and a count of catalogues at the beginning and end of each shift and returns all cash to the Art Curator for processing
* Performs other related duties as required or assigned


* Must be a full-time student at a high school or The University of Winnipeg, preferably an art history major or with an interest in the visual arts
* Some knowledge of contemporary visual art would be an asset
* On the job training provided
* Ability to follow oral and written instructions, procedures and regulations
* May require the ability to maintain records and handle cash on occasion
* Ability to communicate effectively with visitors who may be students, faculty, staff and the general public
* Ability to work day, evening and/or weekend shifts
* Capable of performing duties as assigned

The Collective Agreement between The University of Winnipeg and The Association of Employees Supporting Education Services (AESES), Clause 6.3, Selection for Vacancy, states: The Employer agrees that Employees with seniority shall have preference in connection with appointments so far as it is practicable to do so, provided that their qualifications are relatively equal.

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