CBU Work Study Bursary Program – CBU Art Gallery Assistant – 2017F016


Job Title: Gallery Assistant

Department: CBU Art Gallery

Supervisor: Catherine Arseneau, Director Cultural Resources and Curator (TBD)

Job Description:

The gallery assistant is responsible for handling day-to-day tasks such as operating the reception desk as well as helping the curator with collections management projects and in executing gallery events. The Gallery Assistant will interface with a variety of audiences including faculty, students, and the public. Previous knowledge of visual art is not required but is considered an asset.


Students from all academic programs are encouraged to apply. We are looking for students who can demonstrate:
• Effective oral and written communication skills
• Enthusiasm when answering telephone and visitor inquiries about current and upcoming gallery programming
• Can work well independently as well as part of a team
• Excellent time management skills



• Answering telephone calls and emails
• Managing data records
• Assisting in the set up and take down of events (mild physical labour in moving furniture and/or AV equipment)
• Supporting and editing promotion of the gallery through social media

Application Details

Start Date: September 2017

End Date: December 2017

Hours: All positions are part-time, hours TBD

Only eligible students can apply to a CBU Work Study Bursary position. If eligible send resume, cover letter and an application to the CBU Work Study Bursary Program to: awards@cbu.ca Submissions that do not include an application to the CBU Work Study Bursary Program will not be considered. All applications must also reference the above Job Number.

To determine eligibility and to complete an application go to: http://www.cbu.ca/come-to-cbu/tuition-finances/scholarships-bursaries/work-study-bursary-program/