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Gallery Assistant – part-time, multiple positions available
Gallery Assistant - part-time, multiple positions available
Royal Ontario Museum (ROM)
Post Date: 04 Nov 2022

JOB OVERVIEW

About the job

Part-time, fixed term (starting from December 10, 2022)

Learning

Are you passionate about culture, the arts, natural history, and science? Are you keen on how these elements aesthetically come together to tell the many stories of humanity? Then consider a career at ROM.

The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) currently requires well-motivated individuals to staff Hands-on Galleries and activity stations during the peak times: including ROM for the Holidays (Dec.26, 2022 – Jan 8, 2023), Family Day Weekend (Feb 18-20, 2023), March Break (March11 -19, 2023), and special weekends.

Please note a mandatory training is scheduled on December 10, 2022. The incumbents must have a valid vulnerable sector check or commit to obtaining one before the start of the position.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with gallery operations, including: set up multi-media technologies, development of resources, replenish supplies, program set up, ensure proper cleaning procedures are followed
  • Assist with material preparation and clean-up activities
  • Facilitate children’s activities at various programmed gallery stations
  • Assist with material preparation
  • Assist with clean-up activities
  • Assist with crowd control and line-ups
  • Model positive behaviour
  • Act in a friendly and courteous manner to parents and children at all times
  • Ensure safety of specimens and objects and gallery rules are enforced
  • Perform related duties as required

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Applicants must have one (1) year of experience working with children and families in an educational/museum environment, and be able to work cooperatively with other team members
  • Applicants must be available to work during day or evening shifts
  • Applicants must be available to attend training on December 10, 2022
  • Must have a valid vulnerable sector check or commit to obtaining one before the start date
  • The following additional qualifications are strong assets:
  • Secondary education in a Museum-related field (Art, Archaeology, Life Sciences, Earth Sciences, History)
  • Coaching/lifeguard certification
  • First aid/CPR certification

A cover letter should accompany your resume. Please indicate the following: 1) if you have previous experience working at the ROM, 2) approximate availability for work during listed holiday periods, and 3) confirm your availability to attend the mandatory training on Dec 10, 2022, and commit to obtaining a Vulnerable Sector Check asap. You may also choose to include information pertaining to First Aid certifications and museum-related education.

Salary and Terms of Employment

STARTING DATE: ASAP

EMPLOYEE GROUP: EXEMPT PT

SALARY: $15.50 per hour

NUMBER OF POSITIONS: 20

WORK SCHEDULE: Part-time, available on peak times: including ROM for the Holidays (December 26, 2022 – January 8, 2023), Family Day Weekend (February 18-20, 2023), March Break (March 11 -19, 2023), and special weekends.

PROBATIONARY PERIOD: 6 Months or 420 hours, whichever comes first (performance based only)

ROM perks –

  • Free ROM visits for you and 8 visitors per year
  • Discount program for over 200 attractions and accommodations across Ontario!

JOB DETAILS

Location
Toronto, Canada

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