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The Beaverbrook Art Gallery “enriches life through art.” As the officially designated provincial art gallery of New Brunswick, and one of Canada’s leading art galleries and most important cultural treasures, its mission is to bring art and community together in a dynamic cultural environment dedicated to the highest standards in acquisitions, exhibitions, programming, education and stewardship.

 

Interested in joining our team? From time to time, openings will be posted below, so keep checking back!

Positions Currently Available

Registrar

Application Due Date: November 30, 2018

The Beaverbrook Art Gallery “enriches life through art.” As the officially designated provincial art gallery of New Brunswick, and one of Canada’s leading art galleries and most important cultural treasures, its mission is to bring art and community together in a dynamic cultural environment dedicated to the highest standards in acquisitions, exhibitions, programming, education and stewardship.

The Beaverbrook Art Gallery is currently seeking applications for a Registrar. This is a full-time position.

To apply for this position, please submit a résumé to Sandra Nickerson, Business Services Manager:

  • By email, HR@beaverbrookartgallery.org

 

Position description:

The Registrar reports directly to the Manager of Collection & Exhibitions and is responsible for the maintenance, storage, transportation and record keeping associated with the Gallery’s permanent collection and borrowed exhibitions and ensures that this is conducted in accordance with the highest public art gallery standards in Canada with regard to the resources made available by the Gallery. The Registrar must be able to manage and maintain the physical and intellectual control of the collection and to manage specific Gallery projects.


Required education & skills:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree and a minimum of five years of related experience in a museum or art gallery setting, or a Masters of Arts in Art History, Fine Arts, or some related specialization along with three years of related work experience.
  • Sound, general knowledge of art history and the ability to digest information from a variety of sources including art journals, exhibition catalogues, and the internet; including operating electronic collections databases.
  • Advanced knowledge of cataloguing and documentation standards and principles;
  • Extensive knowledge of conservation principles and practices;
  • Knowledge of the Gallery’s documentation systems;
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, research, analytical, writing and computer skills, management and supervisory skills, financial acuity.
  • An ability to work after hours and on weekends when necessary.
  • A valid driver’s license is required.

As a successful candidate you will:

  • Be responsible for the maintenance, storage, transportation and record keeping associated with the Gallery’s permanent collection and borrowed exhibitions, including the electronic database.
  • Plan and implement processes and procedures for physical control of the inventory of the permanent collection including assignment of storage locations, initiation of requests for service, location tracking, condition reporting, visual documentation, inventory, and audit.
  • Initiate, organize, and disseminate all records related to the permanent collection in concert with the Manager of Collections & Exhibitions.

Candidates must be able to provide a valid and acceptable clearance letter (Criminal Records Check) upon request, obtained from the police department, for employment at the Gallery. Instructions will be provided at the offer stage; reimbursement for fees charged is provided by the Gallery to candidates who have been requested to obtain one. This clearance letter should cover both a general clearance and a clearance for working with the vulnerable sector.

The Beaverbrook Art Gallery is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.

Application deadline:  November 30, 2018

(The Gallery thanks all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.)

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Front Desk Attendant/Event Staff

Application Due Date:

The Beaverbrook Art Gallery is currently seeking applications for a Front Desk Attendant/Event Staff position. This is a casual, part-time position with varying hours depending on operational needs.

To apply for this position, please submit a résumé to Sandra Nickerson, Business Services Manager:

Required Education & Skills:

  • High school diploma or GED, preferably supplemented by some post-secondary education.
  • Have superior customer service skills with the ability to manage customer expectations.
  • Strong computer skills including (but not limited to) Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.
  • Bilingualism in English and French.

As a successful applicant you will:

  • Provide services at the Front Desk as well as at the Welcome Desk in the new pavilion, including greeting guests, process admissions, assist with questions & directions, renewing memberships, attending to programs registration, answer the phone and other duties as required.
  • Have flexible availability (weekdays, evenings, and weekends).
  • Be punctual and reliable.
  • Be in charge of the physical setup of equipment for gallery and rental programs and events, as well as working events in a number of capacities.
  • Assist with administrative duties around the Gallery and in the office.

Candidates must be able to provide a valid and acceptable clearance letter (Criminal Records Check) upon request, obtained from the police department, for employment at the Gallery. Instructions will be provided at the offer stage; reimbursement for fees charged is provided by the Gallery to candidates who have been requested to obtain one. This clearance letter should cover both a general clearance and a clearance for working with the vulnerable sector.

The Beaverbrook Art Gallery is an equal opportunity employer and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.

Start Date: As soon as possible

(The Gallery thanks all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.)

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