Job Opportunities

Posted May 30, 2017

Part-time Preparator and building technician

The Kelowna Art Gallery is seeking an individual to join our team as our part-time preparator/building technician. This is a position with flexible, part-time hours requiring a highly skilled and careful person to install exhibitions, act as the lighting technician, do light construction, and conduct general building maintenance.

Skills required

  • Use of power tools
  • Ability to design and build plinths, shelves, etc. as needed
  • Good project-planning, problem-solving, and organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of word processing and email programs on a PC platform
  • Current driver’s license

Knowledge of art would be an asset. A level-one first aid certificate would also be an asset, however training would be provided to the successful applicant.

Please email resumes to hr@kelownaartgallery.com, or fax or mail resumes to the Kelowna Art Gallery by June 6, 2017. No phone calls please. We regret that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

KELOWNA ART GALLERY
1315 Water Street, Kelowna, BC V1Y 9R3
Tel: 250.762.2226 ext. 304 Fax: 250.762.9875
www.kelownaartgallery.com
hr@kelownaartgallery.com

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Posted May 3, 2017

Part-Time Gallery Assistant

Salary: $12.50/hour
The Kelowna Art Gallery is currently seeking an individual to join our team as a
Part-time Gallery Assistant.

This position assists with all aspects of visitor services, specifically reception admissions, class and camp registrations, visitor statistics and customer service support. Additional work hours may be available for on-site assistance with Gallery special events and/or facility rentals.

Qualifications:

  • Must enjoy working with the public, meeting new people, and working with volunteers
  • Must possess customer service experience and experience handling cash
  • Must be able to work as a team member
  • Must possess excellent communication skills
  • Must be interested in the visual arts, and the cultural attractions in this region
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word, and Excel
  • Must be able to multitask and work with frequent interruption
  • French language is an asset

Please email resumes to hr@kelownaartgallery.com

The Kelowna Art Gallery is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from self-identified members of underserved communities as well as visible and invisible minority groups. We thank all who express interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. Closing date is June 15, 2017.

 

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Last updated March 15, 2017

Full-time Curator

The Kelowna Art Gallery is seeking an individual to join our team as curator.

The Curator contributes to the mission of the Kelowna Art Gallery as project leader for exhibitions, accompanying publications, and all permanent collection activities. The Curator develops relevant permanent collection and exhibition policies, reports directly to the Executive Director, and works with the Executive Director on exhibition and acquisition selections.

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • In-depth knowledge of both historical and contemporary Canadian art.
  • National standards for legal, ethical, and professional museum practices.
  • Permanent collection management and development.
  • Exhibition research, development, design, and installation.
  • Exceptional writing and public speaking skills.
  • Team player.

Minimum Qualifications Required:

  • Master’s degree in Museum Studies, Art History or a related discipline.
  • Publications record.
  • Five years experience in curating public art gallery exhibitions.
  • Experience in permanent collection management and development.

Working Conditions:

  • This is a full-time position based on a 35-hour week. Flexible hours are dictated by installation requirements, events, exhibition opening receptions and other related public programs, publications, conferences, artist’s studio visits, committee activities, grant deadlines and other related duties.

Click here for a Full Job Description PDF

The Kelowna Art Gallery is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. Upon request, suitable accommodations are available under the Employment for People with Disabilities Act for applicants invited to an interview.

Please email resumes to hr@kelownaartgallery.com, or fax or mail resumes to the Kelowna Art Gallery by April 15, 2017.  No phone calls please. We regret that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

KELOWNA ART GALLERY
1315 Water Street, Kelowna, BC V1Y 9R3
Tel: 250.762.2226 ext. 304 Fax: 250.762.9875
www.kelownaartgallery.com
hr@kelownaartgallery.com

 

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Call for Art Instructors (ongoing)

The Kelowna Art Gallery is always seeking to expand its offerings of adult and youth workshops and classes and is accepting proposals from qualified instructors to teach a variety of art skills.

Class offerings run from January to June and September to December. Class scheduling options are 6-week sessions during the day and evenings, or can be single weekend workshops.

Proposals should include the following:

– The type of class/medium you would like to teach
– A few examples of your work in that medium (please send .jpg files)
– Preferred or suggested times you would like to teach (day, evening, weekends)
– A resume outlining previous teaching experience, education, and experience as a working artist

Interested candidates should email proposals to: laura@kelownaartgallery.com.

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