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Collections Inventory Assistant (Part Time)

Reporting to the Collections Management team, the Collections Inventory Assistants are tasked with assisting with the ongoing inventory and maintenance of the WAG-Qaumajuq’s collection, providing a unique and challenging look into gallery collections.

We are hiring for one position,
• $16/hr
• 640 hours until March 31, 2022

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Attend an initial orientation to the WAG staff, facilities, and the WAG’s Inuit Art Collection
  • Receive training in art handling and safety, and museum best practices
  • Become familiar with the WAG’s collections database, for research and updating
  • Learn the locations for the storage of the collection, and update the location of each work as needed – maintain and augment artwork records, both physical and digital
  • Assist with administrative tasks, such as minor photo editing and research
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Completion of at least one year of university or college, in art history, cultural studies, or a related field of study
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organization
  • Able to physically lift up to 30 lbs
  • Ability to handle delicate items
  • Capable of working independently, and as part of a two-person team
  • Under 30 years of age and returning to school on a full-time basis in fall 2021
  • Experience working with galleries or museums is an asset
  • Knowledge of, and interest in, the visual arts is an asset

Please see the Young Canada Works Application

Closing Date: October 4, 2021

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Or by mail or fax:

ATTN: Manager of People & Culture
Winnipeg Art Gallery
300 Memorial Boulevard
Winnipeg, MB R3C 1V1
Fax: 204.788.4998

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WAG-Qaumajuq recognizes that land acknowledgements are part of an ongoing dialogue with Indigenous Nations, and we are grateful to live and work on these lands and waters. Institutionally, WAG-Qaumajuq is committed to acknowledging our colonial history and we are actively working to interrogate the Gallery’s colonial ways of being. Read about some of our ongoing projects to interrupt the institution.
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