Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre: Call for Studio Assistant
Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre (QEPCCC) is a unique multi-purpose recreation, arts and culture facility located...

Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre (QEPCCC) is a unique multi-purpose recreation, arts and culture facility located in Oakville, Ontario. QEPCCC offers many drop-in and registered recreational, cultural and aquatic programs, including a studio drop-in program and memberships, and an exhibitions program. QEPCCC is currently looking for a part time Studio Assistant.

Job Designation: Studio Assistant
Start Date: December 1, 2018 approximately
Salary Range: $24.63-29.55 / hour
Temporary: 18 hours per week, Tuesday–Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. through June 2020 with strong possibility of renewal

Job Responsibilities

This hands-on position provides support to the Cultural Coordinator in the operation and delivery of school and group visits at Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre. It is a seven-month contract with the possibility of renewal. For more information, please contact Cultural Coordinator at (905) 815-5979.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To maintain correspondence with schools and groups and answer all enquiries
  • To book visits using the School and Group Visit Request Form
  • To maintain the School and Group Visit Tally excel sheet for statistical and logistical purposes
  • To input school and group programs using CLASS software
  • To secure instructors from a roster for school and group visits
  • To provide guidance and support to instructors as needed, including training
  • To liaise with Registration and/or Front Desk for Confirmation documents
  • To oversee set-ups for school and group visits
  • To assist with preparation, organization, administration and maintenance of supplies and equipment for school and group visits
  • To assist with maintaining teachers’ resources, and purchase or create specialized resources as needed
  • To assist with maintaining the School and Group Visit storage area
  • To liaise with Customer Service regarding school and group visits, as well as their payment
  • To provide recommendations for improvements and efficiencies through an end-of-year report
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • College Diploma/Degree (BA / BFA), specializing in one of the following areas: Art History, Museum Studies, Arts Management, Curatorial Studies, or Studio Arts.
  • Lift certification an asset
  • Familiar with the safe artwork handling practices.
  • Experience with art/cultural educational programs and working in a professional fine art gallery or museum
  • Art Handling
  • Health and Safety training
  • WHIMIS (an asset)
  • First aid certification

Letters of application should address the candidate’s expertise in the areas of professional work and community service. All applicants must be able to provide a portfolio that demonstrates all of the above during the interview process.

Refer to the 2019-2020 School Curriculum Companion for descriptions of school and group visits. Visit our website for teacher resources.

Applications will be accepted on-line at oakville.ca in the current opportunities section no later than midnight on November 20, 2019

DATED: November 4, 2019

We thank all applicants and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.