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Community Services Assistant 5 - Interpretive Programmer
Municipality: City of Surrey This posting closed on

April 16, 2018
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 2054 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Parks, Recreation & Culture
Job Description: The City of Surrey’s Art Gallery 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.
Duties: In this role you will:
• 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)
• Perform physical work including some heavy lifting
Educational Requirements: The successful candidate will have:
• 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
• An equivalent acceptable combination of training and experience may be considered.
• 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.
Salary: Competitive salary
Additional Information: Applicants under consideration will be required to consent to a Police Information Check/Vulnerable Sector Check.
Web Address:
Address: 14245 - 56th Avenue
Surrey, British Columbia
V3X 3A2, Canada
Opening Date: March 19, 2018 08:30 AM
Closing Date: April 16, 2018 04:30 PM