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Art Windsor-Essex has vacancies in the positions of:

Database Administrator, Art Windsor-Essex (AWE)

Reporting to: Manager, Development and Marketing

Type of Employment: Eight (8) week contract

Work hours: 35 hours per week

Location: Onsite three days a week and remote per telework policy

Salary: $ 15 hour

Employment period: June 6, 2022 to August 6, 2022

Summary of Function

The Database Administrator will assist the Gallery with their new website and membership and development platforms. They will be required to update computer database systems so that users can effectively access information.

The key tasks and responsibilities for this position will include the following:

  • Working with database software to find ways to store, organize and manage data
  • Documentation and working to understand our current database
  • Research on best practices for storing and updating records
  • Keeping databases up to date
  • Helping with database design and development
  • Ensuring that databases meet user requirements
  • Liaising with programming and operational staff, IT project managers and other technical staff
  • Writing reports, documentation and operating manuals
  • Testing and modifying databases to ensure that they operate reliably
  • providing user training, support and feedback
  • Archiving data
  • Other duties as required.

Skills & Requirements

  • A degree, certificate or diploma in Library science or archiving
  • Familiarity with and interest in visual art
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • Digital literacy skills
  • Energetic, warm, self-motivated, and collaborative
  • Emotional intelligence and the ability to effectively work with others
     

How to Apply

Acceptable applications must include the following:

  • A letter (maximum 1 pages) describing the applicant’s interest in the position what they hope to learn
  • A résumé (maximum 2 pages)

To apply, you must be:

  • Between 15 and 30 years of age
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada (which means you must have a valid Social Insurance Number)

Please submit your letter of interest and resume to Thomas Boucher in confidence by May 27, 2022.

Art Gallery of Windsor

Attention: Thomas Boucher, Manager of Operations

401 Riverside Drive West

Windsor, Ontario N9A 7J1

Email: tboucher@agw.ca

Please Quote: Database Administrator in the subject line of your application


Art Windsor-Essex is committed to employment equity and supports building a skilled and diverse workforce. Members from the following designated groups (Women, Indigenous, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities and Sexual Minorities) are encouraged to apply and self-identify.

 

Associate Curator, Projects & Partnerships, Art Windsor-Essex (AWE)

Reporting to: Executive Director
Type of Employment: A one-year contract position beginning May 24, 2022
Work hours: 40 hours per week. 
Location: Onsite three days a week and remote per telework policy 
Salary: $ 25 hour
Employment period: June 3, 2022 to June 3, 2023
Summary of Function

 Associate Curator, Projects & Partnerships is a full-time, 12-month contract that supports AWE’s goals:

  1. To activate our Collection in ways that make our artworks relevant, accessible, and compelling to audiences.
  2. To inspire artistic innovation in Southwestern Ontario by becoming a centre for creative, collaborative exploration and a magnet for inventive makers and thinkers. 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Works closely with the management team
  • Tracks budgets/expenses for special projects
  • Identifies potential funding sources for projects and events
  • Builds and manages community contacts and partnerships
  • Coordinates logistics for selected projects, including liaising with external contractors, production staff, and program co-presenters/partners
  • Curates exhibitions, and programs projects and events onsite as well as offsite
  • Assists with promotional strategies supporting the transformation and outreach projects connected to the role

Skills & Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in art history, art education, museum education, or a related discipline (e.g. cultural studies, education, etc.). Master’s degree would be an asset.
  • Familiarity with visual art
  • Effective communication skills 
  • Excellent research skills 
  • Demonstrated creative and innovative thinker 
  • Energetic, warm, self-motivated, and collaborative 
  • Strong emotional intelligence and ability to effectively work with others

How to Apply

Acceptable applications must include the following:

  • A letter (maximum 1 pages) describing the applicant’s interest in the position what they hope to learn
  • A résumé (maximum 2 pages)

Please submit your letter of interest and resume to Thomas Boucher in confidence by May 13, 2022.
Art Windsor-Essex
Attention: Thomas Boucher, Manager of Operations
401 Riverside Drive West
Windsor, Ontario N9A 7J1
Please Quote: Associate Curator, Projects & Partnerships in the subject line of your application

Art Windsor-Essex is committed to employment equity and supports building a skilled and diverse workforce. Members from the following designated groups (Women, Indigenous, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities and Sexual Minorities) are encouraged to apply and self-identify.