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Director of Public Programs (Full-Time)

Two Rivers Gallery, a vital centre for art, culture and community, is seeking to hire an innovative Director of Public Programs. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Public Programs (DPP) leads a team of education and visitor experience staff and volunteers to facilitate visual art programs for over 50,000 children and adults annually. The DPP works closely with the Executive Director and Artistic Director/Curator as part of the senior management team, holding responsibility for the operational and financial management, creation, coordination and evaluation of all Two Rivers Gallery’s public engagement programs. The DPP plays a major role in audience-building, partnering with organizations in the arts and education communities at the local, provincial, and national levels, actively seeking new partnerships and grant opportunities, and building relationships with potential and existing private and corporate sponsors.

Please send a cover letter and resume to Sara Knelman at recruitment(at)tworiversgallery(dot)ca with the subject line application: DPP.

Two Rivers Gallery extends a commitment to equity and recognizes that structural inequalities create significant barriers to equal opportunity employment. We strongly encourage applications from equity-seeking communities, from individuals who are Gender Diverse, LGBTQ+, Two-Spirit, Indigenous, Black, People of Colour, and Persons with Disabilities.

We thank all interested applicants, however only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Interviews will begin immediately and will be ongoing until the position is filled.

As part of the senior management team, the Director of Public Programs assists in overall team development and leadership. Other responsibilities include:

  • Working collaboratively with the Two Rivers Gallery management team and education staff in the development and delivery of diverse and inclusive programmatic content within the framework of Two Rivers Gallery’s mandate and strategic plan,
  • Managing education staff, visitor experience (front of house) staff, summer students, interns, contract instructors and volunteers to ensure smooth program and front of house facilitation,
  • Preparing an annual departmental budget and monitoring monthly financial statements
  • Researching and preparing grant applications and reports,
  • Developing relevant partnerships and collaborations locally, regionally, and nationally,
  • Working with education staff in developing and coordinating studio classes, schools programs, exhibition interpretation, MakerLab, regional outreach, art heals, Kidz Art Days (an annual children’s art festival), and other public programs for all ages,
  • Collaborating with the Curatorial team in the concept and design of interpretive materials,
  • Training education and visitor experience staff and volunteers on interpretive educational materials related to exhibitions and programming,
  • Facilitating and supervising public programming,
  • Hiring, training and supervising staff, conducting performance assessments as appropriate,
  • Recruiting, training, evaluating, recognizing and scheduling volunteers,
  • Organizing public promotion and preparing communication materials,
  • Participating as a member of the Emergency Response Team,
  • Acting in the position of Executive Director when requested to do so,
  • Other related duties as assigned 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors or preferably Masters degree in Art Education or related field (i.e. visual art, art history, museum studies, etc),
  • 3-5 years managerial experience in an art gallery/museum education department,
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion
  • History of success with grant applications and/or private / corporate sponsorship

Abilities:

  • Team leader with vision and creativity
  • Capacity to encourage interaction between visitors and exhibitions,
  • Demonstrated knowledge of educational theory and teaching research skills,
  • Intellectual curiosity and motivation to work across the arts, engaging a variety of cultural perspectives with an innovative approach,
  • Demonstrated experience in the development, production and presentation of cultural programs that are relevant to today’s audiences,
  • Knowledge of the history, theory, and practice of art,
  • Informed outlook and strong commitment to contemporary Canadian art,
  • Commitment to diverse and inclusive programs,
  • Ability to evaluate audience composition needs and produced relevant resource materials in a creative manner,
  • Administrative, leadership, organizational and teamwork skills to manage people and resources,
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, verbal and written,
  • A genuine love of dealing with people of all ages and abilities.

The salary range for this position is $55,000 – $65,000.  Comprehensive benefits, retirement saving, and professional development opportunities available. 

Supervisor, Facility, Safety and IT (Part-Time)

Two Rivers Gallery, a vital centre for art, culture and community in the region, is seeking a hard-working, mechanically skilled and organized individual to fill the part time position of Supervisor, Facility, Safety and IT. As a member of our close-knit team, the role is responsible for the supervision of building maintenance, including safety and IT, liaising with City staff, specialists and consultants to ensure the smooth functioning of the facility. Working in a creative environment, the successful candidate will be personable, show attention to detail and have excellent organizational skills.

Hours: This position is part-time at 22.5 hours per week with some flexibility.

Please send a cover letter and resume to Sara Knelman at recruitment(at)tworiversgallery(dot)ca with the subject line application: Supervisor, Facility, Safety and IT before 29 January, 2021. We thank all interested applicants, however only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Two Rivers Gallery extends a commitment to equity and recognizes that structural inequalities create significant barriers to equal opportunity employment. We strongly encourage applications from equity-seeking communities, from individuals who are Gender Diverse, LGBTQ+, Two-Spirit, Indigenous, Black, People of Colour, and Persons with Disabilities.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the Executive Director, responsibilities include:

  • Develop and cultivate a good working relationship with the City of Prince George maintenance staff, working closely with them to ensure mechanical and physical maintenance of the facility
  • Regular HVAC monitoring
  • Coordinating exterior window cleaning
  • Supervision and scheduling of custodial staff
  • Ordering and storage of janitorial supplies and other maintenance products
  • Maintenance including building upkeep, minor repairs, and light carpentry
  • Garbage removal when custodial staff are not scheduled, and weekly recycling removal
  • Maintenance of restroom facilities when custodial staff is not working
  • Regular fire system checks
  • Safety officer for the building
  • Overseeing with the Executive Director, evacuation and disaster planning
  • Overseeing alarm system maintenance and monitoring key distribution
  • Liaising with gallery IT specialists to ensure maintenance and smooth functioning of IT systems
  • Snow removal at gallery entrances, exits and employee parking when possible
  • Other duties, as required

Assets:

  • Valid drivers licence and access to a reliable vehicle
  • First Aid training

Monthly salary based on 22.5 hours per work week @$22 – $27 per hour, depending on experience.

Visitor Experience Representative Job Posting (Casual)

Two Rivers Gallery is hiring a casual Visitor Experience Representative. This front-line position provides customer service to gallery and shop visitors, assists with administrative tasks, supports set up and take down for events, bartend on special occasions, and facilitates birthday parties, outreach and in-house visual arts projects with participants of all ages in accordance with current provincial health guidelines.

Hours: This position is a temporary contract for 15 hours per week from January 2 – March 31, 2021. Following this contract, an extended casual work term and / or summer employment may be available.

Qualified applicants should email a cover letter, detailed resume and two contacts for references to: Briana Sadler, MakerLab Coordinator – makerlab(at)tworiversgallery(dot)ca

• Must be available to work 15 hours per week including every Thursday 4:00-9:00pm and Saturday
9:00am-5:00pm from January 2nd – March 31st , 2021.
• Position is funded through Young Canada Works and applicants must meet their criteria:
• are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident, or have refugee status in Canada (non-Canadians holding temporary work visas or awaiting permanent status are not eligible);
• are legally entitled to work in Canada;
• are between 16 and 30 years of age at the start of employment;
• are willing to commit to the full duration of the work assignment;
• will not have another full-time job (over 30 hours a week) during the Young Canada Works (YCW)
work assignment;
• have been a full-time high school, college, CEGEP or university student (as defined by theireducational institution) in the semester preceding the YCW work assignment; and
• intend to return to full-time studies in the semester following the YCW work assignment.

Qualifications

• Experience in a position that serves the public
• Computer literacy in relevant point of sale, spreadsheet and word processing systems
• Experience with and genuine interest in working with children
• Some experience with art making and art materials
• Flexible Schedule

Abilities

• Friendly and welcoming
• Teamwork and creativity
• Administrative and organizational skills
• Positive attitude and the ability to interact in a high professional manner
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Ability to work effectively with others and independently
• Able to prioritize and handle multiple tasks
• Knowledge of and/or interest in visual art
• Problem solving / conflict resolution skills
• Ability to excite public and make learning about art fun
• Responsible and attentive
• Ability to lift 50 pounds

Assets

• Valid driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle
• Serving it Right certificate
• First Aid training
• Mental Health First Aid training

This position will pay $15.30 / hour during the YCW placement.