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The Kamloops Art Gallery is seeking an enthusiastic person to deliver exhibition tours, art workshops and public programs to children, youth and adults. The ideal candidate is pursuing or has completed a Bachelor of Fine Arts and/or Education degree. They must have a willingness to learn, a passion for teaching and art. They should also have excellent verbal communications skills and enjoy working with people of all ages. Strong organizational and computer skills (specifically Microsoft programs) are an asset.The successful applicant will be available to teach some day, evening andweekend workshops. On average, art instructors work 12 hours/month.
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Wage: $14.50/hour
Employee status: part-time/permanent
Application deadline: Friday, November 21, 2014
Margaret Chrumka, Manager of Operations
Kamloops Art Gallery
101-465 Victoria Street
Kamloops, BC V2C 2A9
*Faxed applications will not be accepted.*

Principle Responsibility: The Art Instructor provides a standard of
excellence in the facilitation of school and studio programs on and off-site by conducting art-making workshops and guided exhibition tours.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

* In consultation with the Education and Public Programs Coordinator,
developing comprehensive lesson plans

* Teaching and administering art-related studio workshops including set up
and clean up of studios

* Developing visitors’ knowledge of exhibitions through tours as needed

* Ensuring the safety and security of all program participants

* Ensuring the safety, security and maintenance of the works in the
exhibition, while conducting tours in the Gallery

* Providing participants with an educational and enjoyable art experience

Reports to: Education and Public Programs Coordinator
Recommended Memberships (individual and/or business)
BC Museums Association
Canadian Museums Association