Youth Programs Education Coordinator Bilingual

Application deadline: 2012-12-31

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible to the Head Education for the design, implementation and delivery of exhibition and non-exhibition related programs; the preparation of educational material and the development and presentation of programs to facilitate the youth audience’s understanding of the visual arts.


  • Develops implements and delivers educational programs, for youth consistent with current educational and museological practices
  • Liaises with schools, youth community groups, art education organizations, university educational faculties, and provincial departments
  • Develop interpretive and educational programs related to the exhibition program including the preparation of written educational material, the organization, and supervision and conducting of tours, programs and special events with a youth focus.
  • Create, develop and present non-exhibition based programs that will enhance the public’s cultural awareness among youth.
  • Recruit, train and supervise volunteers and instructors for exhibition tours and youth programs.
  • Liaise and collaborate with exhibition curators to develop and prepare educational material that has relevance to the public.
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of budgets for the youth education programs.


  • University degree in Art History and/or Art Education
  • Three years experience within an art gallery, museum or related setting.
  • Superior oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills, and experience with Microsoft Office products.
  •  Experience in curriculum development and/or strategic planning an asset
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  • Fluency in both French and English required.

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