Curatorial Assistant

Sunday, June 25, 2017


Jun. 25, 2017


Imagine a career with the City of Richmond, a dynamic environment for growth and continuous improvement, fostered by our collective strengths and creativity. We are a vibrant, diverse cosmopolitan city, supported by a strong economy and recognized as leaders in innovation and service delivery excellence. The City of Richmond is committed to be the most appealing, livable, well-managed community in Canada, a goal that is only made possible by developing our most valuable asset – our people. This is a great opportunity to join our team and shape our community.


This is a professional Art Gallery based position that involves working directly with the Curator to assist in the development and facilitation of gallery exhibitions as well as provide administrative and curatorial support for the Richmond Art Gallery’s Collection in accordance with professional standards.


This role is ideal for those passionate about art, exhibition-making, and collection care. The ideal candidate will be adept in decision making, prioritizing, multitasking, working in a team and working well under minimal supervision. Join our team and apply to be a Curatorial Assistant today.


Qualified candidates will have the following:

• Completed a University Degree in a related field of study including or supplemented by courses in curatorial studies, museum studies or cultural management/policy.
• A minimum of 1 year of related experience working in a gallery setting working directly with artists, art works, conservation and research.


If you are looking to make a difference, and to share our vision “to be the most appealing, livable, and well-managed community in Canada,” please submit your application by following the instructions below:

The City of Richmond uses an applicant tracking system for candidates wishing to view and apply for available career opportunities. For further details regarding this specific career opportunity, please visit our website at Applicants will be required to upload a current resume and provide any supporting documentation relevant to the position (Word format). The closing date for Job ID: 2017255, Curatorial Assistant is 11:59pm, on June 25, 2017.

The City of Richmond is an inclusive employer committed to employment equity objectives and invites applications from all qualified individuals. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. If you are unsuccessful, please accept our appreciation for your interest. No telephone inquiries, please. This position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.


$27.77 to $32.64 per hour (2015 Rates)


Sunday 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Monday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Tuesday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Wednesday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Saturday 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Closed on statutory holidays.

Current Exhibitions


By donation


Richmond Cultural Centre
7700 Minoru Gate
Richmond, BC  V6Y 1R8
Canada Line Station: Richmond-Brighouse


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