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Surrey Art Gallery Interpretive Programmer
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Municipality: City of Surrey This posting closed on

June 22, 2017
at 4:30 PM
Job Description: The City of Surrey is looking to hire an Interpretive Programmer, who will carry out a range of educational and administrative responsibilities for developing, planning, and implementing exhibition-related interpretive resources, programs, and events.

• Contribute to the innovation and growth of our institution through your contribution to recommending, researching, developing, scheduling, implementing, and evaluating exhibition-related initiatives.
• Work in a collaborative environment with a wide range of City Staff, contract artists, speakers and designers
• Assist with grant writing and facility operations as it relates to your area of work
• Work with the following programs:
o Family Programs (Family Sundays, art parties, offsite programs)
o School Programs (K-12 tours, workshops, guides, resources, and professional development opportunities for teachers at the Gallery and in classrooms and at conferences)
o casual visitor initiatives (resources, tours, workshops)
o adult programs (artist talks, panels, symposia, events, and residencies)
• Physical work including some heavy lifting

• Degree/diploma in the area of art museum education, art education, or a related field
• Two years progressively responsible experience in developing, administrating, and presenting initiatives in this area of specialty, including supervision,
• Emergency First Aid with CPR Certification
• A Valid BC Driver’s License
• An equivalent acceptable combination of training and experience may be considered.
We are seeking a creative individual who enjoys working in a dynamic environment and thrives in situations requiring meeting deadlines and adapting to change. Required skills include: strong knowledge and experience in art education theories and practices; broad knowledge of contemporary art and art history; excellent oral and written communication; solid administrative, organizational, interpersonal, and research skills; effective problem-solving skills; and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively within a team
Address: 13450 104 Avenue
Surrey, British Columbia
V3T 1V8, Canada
Opening Date: May 15, 2017 08:30 AM
Closing Date: June 22, 2017 04:30 PM