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Oxygen Art Centre is currently looking for a candidate to fulfil the role of Education Assistant. Funded by Canada Summer Jobs, the employment opportunity is open to students who intend to return to studies in the Fall of 2023. We are currently looking for a Summer Education Assistant to add to our dynamic team.

Reporting to the Executive Director and working closely with the Education Coordinator, the Education Assistant will assist with day-to-day arts administrative duties, as well as conduct contemporary art research to support the Education program. The employee will directly assist with the production, promotion, and communications of the Summer 2023 Youth Art Retreat, as well as the Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 Education program and adjunct educational materials. 

Taking place from May 29, 2023, to July 28, 2023, the Education Assistant’s contract is nine weeks in length. The Education Assistant will work 30 hours a week (270 hours in total) at $17/ hour, both in-person and remotely.

The ideal candidate is enrolled in a post-secondary program in Art History, Art Education, Curatorial Studies, Visual and/or Media Arts, Museum Studies, or a related discipline; Demonstrates a keen interest in contemporary art practices; Is responsible, hard-working, enthusiastic, and dynamic; and has a proven ability to communicate effectively.

Interested applicants must be eligible through the Canada Summer Jobs program. Applications will be received by email until Friday, May 12, 2023, before 5:00 PM PST. More information about the position, the application requirements, and the artist-run centre can be found on Oxygen’s website.

Oxygen Art Centre is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Image Credit: Drawing class at Oxygen Art Centre

Press Contact:

Julia Prudhomme

Executive Director

Oxygen Art Centre