Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Now Hiring!

Calling all full-time students at the University of Winnipeg...

Are you an Art History major? Or, do you have a major interest in art? Would you love to gain valuable professional experience working at a gallery with flexible hours and a convenient on-campus location?

If you've answered yes to the questions above, then you'll definitely want to apply for the Gallery Attendant positions available with
Gallery 1C03! Please see details below.

Remember: Applications are due on Wednesday, September 16, 2009 and the first shifts will begin on Friday, October 2, 2009.

We look forward to receiving your applications!

Posting Date: August 25, 2009
Job Vacancy Number: A75.09
Classification: Student Assistant (Gallery Attendant)
Employee Group: AESES
Department: Art Curator
Range of Pay*: $9.51 - $10.62 per hour + 6% vacation pay
*Subject to Days Without Pay (DWOP) deductions
Hours of Work: Variable (0-12 hours per week)
(Student Assistants may only be employed up to a maximum of 500 working hours during the period September 30 to April 30)

Applications are to be submitted to Human Resources by: September 16, 2009 at 4:30 p.m.

[ http://www.uwinnipeg.ca/index/hr-index]

Late applications will not be considered.

Email: recruit@uwinnipeg.ca
Fax: (204) 774-2935
Office: 2Mc22S (Reception), 368 Spence Street
Mailing Address: University of Winnipeg, Human Resources; 515 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg MB R3B 2E9


  • Opens/closes the Gallery at the beginning/end of the day by turning on/shutting off all Gallery lights; plugging in/unplugging, turning on/turning off, starting up/shutting down equipment; opening/closing doors; ensuring that Security Services unlock/lock doors and de-arm/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.

1 comment:

Elizabeth Carty said...

Where can we get the applications? Are they online?