Current Openings:
Visual Arts Educator
Lead Historic Interpreter (St. Albert Grain Elevator Park)
Seasonal Historic Interpreter (St. Albert Grain Elevator Park)
Lead Historic Interpreter (Father Lacombe Chapel)
Seasonal Historic Interpreter (Father Lacombe Chapel)

Visual Arts Educator

Position: Community Visual Arts Educator (Contract)
Term: This position is a seasonal five-month contract; which runs from February 2018 to June 2018.
Job Type: Contract, based on program registrations
Location: St. Albert Place Visual Art Studios, St. Albert, AB
Workdays: Monday–Friday, programs run between 8:30am–3:30pm

Art Gallery of St. Albert (AGSA), with Arts and Heritage St. Albert, has exciting opportunities for highly energetic, creative and organized individuals. Visuals Arts Educators support artistic achievement and visual culture in St. Albert and surrounding area, by providing inspiring, engaging and hands-on educational art programs for the community. AGSA is passionate about art education and its capacity to develop confidence and a variety of life and career skills in students.

The Arts and Heritage Foundation hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.

Job description:

  • Spark curiosity amongst students in a variety of subjects, engaging participants intellectually and kinesthetically through visual arts activities
  • Prepare and deliver curriculum-based visual art programs for Elementary, Junior High and High School groups
  • Build positive relationships with colleagues, teachers and visiting school groups
  • Provide excellent customer service to all participants
  • Organize and maintain program equipment and supplies
  • Ensure proper health and safety procedures are followed

Ideal candidates possess:

  • A passion for art with a Fine Arts Diploma/ Degree, Art Education Degree (equivalent and or transferable skills/ experience will be considered)
  • Aboriginal Studies certificate or equivalent knowledge of First Nations, Metis, Inuit art and perspectives are considered assets
  • Experience instructing art to children, youth or adults in group settings
  • Passionate about working and learning with children
  • Studio experience with various media
  • Experience with clay (wedging/ hand-building)
  • Effective classroom management skills for diverse groups and age levels
  • Excellent communication skills with all types of learners
  • Proactive, flexible and positive approach to all aspects of the job
  • Committed, punctual and dependable team player
  • Drivers license an asset
  • French and Cree language skills an asset
  • Current Emergency First Aid/CPR certificate
  • RCMP criminal records check and a vulnerable sector check

Work schedule

  • Programs take place in schools or in the St. Albert Place Visual Art Studios
  • Rate of pay pay ranges from $53–$55 per program, and is based on qualification and experience
  • Schedule is flexible and based on actual program registrations

Deadline for applications: Open until a suitable candidate is chosen.

Forward résumé and covering letter to:
Shannon Vance
Program Manager
shannonv@artsandheritage.ca

Art Gallery of St. Albert
#100, 6D Perron Street, St. Albert, AB, T8N 1E4 (temporary Location during barrier-free renovations)

Please note that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Lead Historic Interpreter (St. Albert Grain Elevator Park)

Term: Monday April 30 to Monday September 3, 2018
Job Type: Seasonal, full time (35 hours weekly)
Location: St. Albert Grain Elevator Site, 4A Meadowview Drive, St. Albert, AB
Workdays: 5 days a week *requires weekend work, includes holiday Mondays and occasional evenings
Wage: $17.74 per hour

The St. Albert Heritage Sites is looking for an enthusiastic individual who demonstrates good leadership, has strong organizational and communication skills and enjoys working with people of all ages.  The heritage buildings include two provincially designated grain elevators, a two-roomed schoolhouse as well as a log house, two restored homes and a granary on two river lots.

Further details about our sites can be found at www.MuseeHeritage.ca

The Lead Interpreter will work as part of a team leading pre-booked school programs, planning special events and providing informative, engaging tours of the heritage buildings and historic sites.  Ideal candidates will have:

  • Background in history, museum studies, agriculture, education or performing arts
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Collaborative skills to work in a team environment
  • Experience interacting with children
  • Experience leading a team or project
  • Current First Aid Certificate

This position is pending Young Canada Works grant funding.  Candidates should review the eligibility criteria before applying, and be registered with the Young Canada Works on line inventory.

All applicants must be prepared to obtain security checks including a Vulnerable Sector Police Information Check.

Deadline for applications is 5:00 p.m. MST on Saturday, March 17, 2018

When sending by email, include a cover letter and CV or resume.

Insert Lead HS Position in the subject line and send to: sharis@artsandheritage.ca

Or mail a cover letter and resume to:
Attn: S. Strachan, Director
Musée Héritage Museum
St. Albert Place, 5 St. Anne Street
St. Albert, AB T8N 3Z9
Phone: (780) 459-1528

Seasonal Historic Interpreter (St. Albert Grain Elevator Park) – 2 positions

Term: Monday April 30 to Monday September 3, 2018
Job Type: Seasonal, full time (35 hours weekly)
Location: St. Albert Grain Elevator Site, 4A Meadowview Drive, St. Albert, AB
Workdays: 5 days a week *requires weekend work, includes holiday Mondays and occasional evenings
Wage: $16.73 per hour

The St. Albert Heritage Sites is looking for individuals with a passion for history who demonstrate strong organizational and communication skills, and enjoy working with people of all ages.  The heritage buildings include two provincially designated grain elevators, a two-roomed schoolhouse, and three houses located on two river lots.

Further details about our sites can be found at www.MuseeHeritage.ca

Seasonal Interpreters work as part of a team leading pre-booked school programs, planning special events and providing informative, engaging tours of the heritage buildings and historic sites.

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Background in history, museum studies, agriculture, education or performing arts
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Collaborative skills to work in a team environment
  • Experience interacting with children
  • Current First Aid Certificate

These positions are pending Young Canada Works grant funding.  Candidates should review the eligibility criteria before applying, and be registered with the Young Canada Works on line inventory.

All applicants must be prepared to obtain security checks including a Vulnerable Sector Police Information Check.

Deadline for applications is 5:00 p.m. MST on Saturday, March 17, 2018

When sending by email, include a cover letter and CV or resume.

Insert Heritage Site Position in the subject line and send to: sharis@artsandheritage.ca

Or mail a cover letter and resume to:
Attn: S. Strachan, Director
Musée Héritage Museum
St. Albert Place, 5 St. Anne Street
St. Albert, AB T8N 3Z9
Phone: (780) 459-1528

Lead Historic Interpreter (Father Lacombe Chapel)

Term: Tuesday, May 1 to September 3, 2018
Job Type: Seasonal
Location: Father Lacombe Chapel Provincial Historic Site, St. Albert, Alberta
Workdays: *requires weekend work, includes holiday Mondays and occasional evenings

About Us

Father Lacombe Chapel Provincial Historic Site is located in St. Albert on St. Vital avenue, Mission hill. Built in 1861 by Oblate missionary, Father Albert Lacombe, the Chapel became the centre of one of Alberta’s oldest communities, St. Albert. Today the chapel has been restored to look much as it did when it was built.

Role

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with at least two years’ post-secondary education, a passion for learning, good leadership and organizational skills, and experience in historical interpretation.

As Lead Historical Interpreter you will provide leadership and participate fully in a small workplace team responsible for the planning, development and presentation of school programs, special events, off-site public interpretive programs and interpretive tours.  You will work under the supervision of the Program Coordinator taking direction for the team, and providing reports in a timely manner.

A successful candidate for this position will converse both in English and French, confidently to audiences of various sizes with a variety of ages and be able to assimilate large amounts of information quickly. Intensive training is provided May 1 to May 14, 2018.

The duties of all site staff will include the collection of admission fees and visitor statistics, administering site surveys, events promotion and marketing, day-to-day administration, and maintaining the general cleanliness and order of visitor facilities. This position requires weekend work. Walking and standing for extended periods, as well as lifting and carrying moderate loads are part of this job. It is a historically costumed position with costumes provided.

Qualifications

Fluent oral and written skills in both English and French, Current Standard First Aid and CPR C training are required. Proof of first aid training must be provided before hiring.  Hiring is dependent of a satisfactory security screening.

Post–secondary education in the following fields is desirable: Historical Interpretation, Education, Canadian History, Aboriginal Studies, Ecology, Drama, Marketing and/or Recreation. While not required the following would be considered assets: Customer service training; knowledge of Alberta’s Métis history; heritage skills and crafts.

Deadline for applications is Friday, March 23, 2018

When sending by email, include a cover letter and CV or resume.

Indicate that you are applying for an Historical Interpreter position at Father Lacombe Chapel and send to: sharis@artsandheritage.ca

Or mail a cover letter and resume to:
Attn: S. Strachan, Director
Musée Héritage Museum
St. Albert Place, 5 St. Anne Street
St. Albert, AB T8N 3Z9
Phone: (780) 459-1528

Closing Statement
We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates’ education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

Seasonal Historic Interpreter (Father Lacombe Chapel)

Term: Tuesday, May 1 to September 3, 2018
Job Type: Seasonal
Location: Father Lacombe Chapel Provincial Historic Site, St. Albert, Alberta
Workdays: *requires weekend work, includes holiday Mondays and occasional evenings

About Us

Father Lacombe Chapel Provincial Historic Site is located in St. Albert on St. Vital avenue, Mission hill. Built in 1861 by Oblate missionary, Father Albert Lacombe, the Chapel became the centre of one of Alberta’s oldest communities, St. Albert. Today the chapel has been restored to look much as it did when it was built.

Role

As an Historical Interpreter you will participate in the planning, development and presentation of educational programs, special events, off-site public interpretive programs, and craft and skill demonstrations and activities. Other duties include the collection of admission fees and visitor statistics, event promotion, day-to-day administration, and gift shop sales, and maintaining the general good order of visitor facilities. This position requires weekend work. You will walk and stand for extended periods, and lift and carry moderate loads. It is a historically costumed position with costumes provided.

A successful candidate for this position will converse both in English and French, confidently speak to small and large groups of people in a public setting and be able to assimilate large amounts of information quickly. You must have the ability to work effectively with a range of audiences, from young children to seniors, and to work within a work place team. The position requires a basic understanding of the history of Alberta, an interest in historical interpretation, as well as planning and organizational skills. Intensive training is provided during the first two weeks of May.

Qualifications

Fluent oral and written skills in both English and French, Current Standard First Aid and CPR C training are required. Proof of first aid training must be provided before hiring.  Hiring is dependent of a satisfactory security screening.

Post–secondary education in the following fields is desirable: Historical Interpretation, Education, Canadian History, Aboriginal Studies, Ecology, Drama, Marketing and/or Recreation. While not required the following would be considered assets: Customer service training; knowledge of Alberta’s Métis history; heritage skills and crafts.

Deadline for applications is Friday, March 23, 2018

When sending by email, include a cover letter and CV or resume.

Indicate that you are applying for an Historical Interpreter position at Father Lacombe Chapel and send to: sharis@artsandheritage.ca

Or mail a cover letter and resume to:
Attn: S. Strachan, Director
Musée Héritage Museum
St. Albert Place, 5 St. Anne Street
St. Albert, AB T8N 3Z9
Phone: (780) 459-1528

Closing Statement
We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates’ education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.


If you are interested in getting involved with us and contributing to your community, we encourage you to check out our various volunteer opportunities at Art Gallery of St. Albert, Musée Héritage Museum and Heritage Sites.