Jobs in Art: Program Guides Required Starting in the Fall


Program Guides facilitate educational programs for a diverse range of audiences—including school and other groups, casual gallery visitors, and event participants—at the Mendel Art Gallery and in the community.

Are you an outgoing and enthusiastic “people” person who loves art?
As a Mendel Program Guide you will give exhibition tours, and deliver family, outreach, and studio programs. You should be available Thursday afternoons for professional development and meet all of the following criteria:

Guided Program Responsibilities:
• able to plan and implement tours and workshops
• available for a regular schedule of up to three other half-days weekly (mostly daytime hours) in addition to Thursday afternoons (meetings)

Family, Outreach, and Studio Programs:
• able to conduct family and studio programs at the Mendel Art Gallery and related sites
• available for daytime, evening, and weekend hours, in addition to Thursday afternoons

Qualifications: Applicants must have experience in artmaking, an understanding of
historical and contemporary art practices, and a demonstrated ability to work with different age groups. Some post-secondary training in studio art, art history, or art education is required. Candidates must be organized, creative, enthusiastic, and able to work with a team.

APPLY NOW with a resume and cover letter.
Mendel Art Gallery, 950 Spadina Crescent East, Saskatoon, SK S7K 3L6
attn: Laura Kinzel, Public Programs Coordinator
Please outline your availability (ie. daytime weekday hours only, weekends, evenings), program interests, and suitability.

Only applications with a cover letter will be accepted. Make a note if you can speak French.
Applications will be reviewed on August 29. Interviews will take place September 11 or 12, 2012.
Training begins October 2.
We would like to thank all applicants, but please note that only those persons selected for an interview will be contacted.

Call Laura Kinzel, Public Programs Coordinator, 975-8052, for more information.


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950 Spadina Crescent East
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