Nakatamaakewin Outreach Project Lead

Reporting to the Head of Learning & Programs, this position is responsible to coordinate with the effective delivery of active learning programs around the Nakatamaakewin mobile exhibition travelling to schools and communities across Manitoba between late May – late Sept 2022.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Travel with the mobile exhibition to deliver interactive programming to schools and the public inspired by the collection of artworks displayed inside the van.
  • Drive the mobile exhibition to various sites confirmed in the Nakatamaakewin travel schedule, and manage general maintenance of vehicle including gas fill-ups.
  • Track numbers of visitors each day and manage receipts and other paperwork.
  • Maintain protocols for the set up and storage of the artwork in cases.
  • Facilitate thoughtful and creative engagement for visitors of all ages with the artwork by means of prescribed activities (tour, Q & A, scavenger, activity booklet and art making workshop(s)).
  • Attend a series of orientation and training sessions before program launch.
  • This position may include morning, afternoon, evening, and weekend hours including Sundays depending on community needs.
  • Other duties as assigned.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Student returning to university in the fall.
  • A valid Manitoba driving license.
  • Experience with delivering community education programs in a school or public service environment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Bilingualism preferred.

ASSETS

  • Knowledge of Canadian art history, with a focus on Inuit, Métis, and First Nations’ art.
  • Fine arts or related degree with familiarity in the area of art education.
  • Ability to speak or write Inuktitut or another Indigenous language.

Closing Date: June 10, 2022

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ATTN: Manager of People & Culture
Winnipeg Art Gallery
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Winnipeg, MB R3C 1V1
Email: humanresources@wag.ca
Fax: 204.788.4998

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