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Surrey Art Gallery Engagement Programmer- Community Services Assistant 5 (Auxiliary)
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Municipality: City of Surrey This posting closed on

June 18, 2017
at 4:30 PM
Job Description: The City of Surrey is looking to hire an Engagement Programmer tasked with carrying out a range of educational and administrative responsibilities for developing, planning, and implementing engagement initiatives.

• Contribute to the innovation and growth of our institution through your contribution to recommending, researching, developing, scheduling, implementing, and evaluating engagement 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 youth and young adult programs (Art Together and other pilot/new projects with mentoring artists, offsite art programs, youth digital art screening nights at UrbanScreen)
o Secondary School Programs (tours and workshops in the Gallery, special projects with mentoring artists)
o casual visitor initiatives (resources, tours, workshops)
o TechLab engagement projects (exhibition-related, special projects)
o events related to community-based exhibitions (artmaking with artists and art educators, talks, panels, receptions, parties)
• Physical work including some heavy lifting.

• Degree/diploma in the area of art museum education, art education, art history, curatorial studies, 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
V3X 3A2, Canada
Opening Date: May 18, 2017 08:30 AM
Closing Date: June 18, 2017 04:30 PM