Recent or Potential Grads: ArtSci Exhibitions and Events Coordinator, CBU Art Gallery


Job Description:

Are you a recent university graduate looking for an opportunity to work up-­‐close and personal with an exciting collection of art? The Cape Breton University Art Gallery seeks a mature, motivated individual to assist with the BioArt Exhibit and programming of a speaker series as well as contribute to the coordinating team of the STEAM Conference and the Community Window project.  If you are a recent university graduate with a high degree of attention to detail and a thorough approach to projects, then this could be the job for you.



Job Title: ArtSci Exhibitions and Events Coordinator

Location: Cape Breton University Art Gallery

When: July 10, 2017 – January 19, 2018

Rate of Pay: $ 13.00/hour for 32.5 hrs per week

Important Qualifications:

Applicants wishing to be considered for this job must be registered for the Young Canada Works on-­‐line candidate inventory. YCW criteria state that candidates must be between 16-­‐30 years of age; must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or have refugee status; must be a recent graduate who has graduated from college or university within the last 24 months at the start of employment; must not have another full-­‐time job (30 hours +); must not be collecting Employment Insurance (EI); and must be legally entitled to work in Canada.


  • Our ideal candidate has an undergraduate or graduate degree in art history, history, cultural studies, studio art, anthropology, history, or an equivalent field related to culture and heritage.
  • Familiarity with the field of art-­‐science is not necessary but is considered an asset.
  • The candidate should be proficient in the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) and internet applications (basic knowledge of WordPress and social media platforms).
  • While not a requirement, a background in information science and proficiency with database software are considered an asset.
  • The candidate must have excellent oral and written language skills.
  • S/he should have strong interpersonal, planning, and organizational, and time management skills.
  • S/he must also possess the ability to work independently and/or collaborative with others to achieve overall goals and objectives.
  • CBU is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginals, and persons with disabilities.

Application Details

To Apply:

Please send a digital cover letter and resume to:

Attn: Curator

AND be registered with Young Canada Works

(To register with YCW visit: https://young-­‐canada-­‐ & indicate that you are applying for the ArtSci Exhibitions and Events Co-­‐ordinator position.)


Applications must be received by 4pm June 30, 2017.


We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be