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There are opportunities for casual student employment within the Faculty of Fine Arts and in the community throughout the year. Check back often for opportunities to find casual work.

      Faculty of Fine Arts Employment Opportunities

      Research & Program Assistant

      Summer Employment

      The U of L Art Gallery invites applications from enthusiastic and qualified candidates who are interested in programs, enjoy meeting the public and working with children. Candidates MUST be registered through the Young Canada Works (YCW) Program, and meet all of the YCW criteria. The Research and Program Assistant works directly with U of L Art Gallery Staff and Blackfoot Heritage Objects researchers to provide Youth and Public Outreach programs over the summer of 2022.

      Hourly wage: $18.00/hour

      Position Details, Qualifications and Application Process


      Art Studios - Student Assistants

      Contact: Niall Donaghy

      The Art Studios, located in the Centre for the Arts, are dedicated to the creation of artworks in areas of photography, printmaking, sculpture, drawing, painting, digital fabrication, among other mediums.  Art studio student assistants provide general shop and studio maintenance support.  Tasks include, but are not limited to: studio and workshop upkeep, cleaning, maintenance, painting, material prep. ect.

      Experience Required:

      • Art studio facility experience and familiarity
      • Ability to work independently
      • Ability to work quickly, have a positive attitude, good communication skills, and ability to work under tight project deadlines
      • Ability to follow oral and written instructions, and willingness to learn new skills
      • Ability to lift weight up to 50 lbs
      • Safety footwear
      • Completion of Safety Checklist, including acknowledgment of SWP Manuals, Hazard Assessments, and WHMIS training

      Rate of Pay: $16.00/hour

      The University of Lethbridge hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference.

      Please submit your resume and cover letter to Manager of Facilities, Niall Donaghy (niall.donaghy@uleth.ca)


      Life Models Needed

      The Department of Art is seeking art models of all shapes, sizes and abilities for painting and drawing from life in the 2021-22 academic year.  This involves nude or draped modeling. Pay is $20/hour and consists of casual hours for 2 to 3 hour periods.  See posting for more details

      Contact: Shawn Coburn


      University Theatre - Box Office Assistants

      Contact: Amanda Berg
      Box Office Assistants are scheduled to sell tickets at the Box Office window, 12:30pm - 3:30pm Monday through Friday and for all evening and weekend shows. Box Office assistants often work as Front of House supervisors and will also take care of bar and concession during intermissions in the lobby.

      • Good customer service experience
      • Excellent availability weekday afternoons (must be available at least 2 afternoons a week from 12pm - 4pm inclusive) and good availability evenings and weekends of our events
      • Knowledge and appreciation for performing arts
      • Ability to learn quickly, have a positive attitude, good communication skills, and ability to work with urgency and accuracy in a fast-paced sales environment
      • Pro-Serve Training required (certification provided if you don't have it, but you'll be required to complete it)

      Rate of pay - $16.00/hour

      The University of Lethbridge hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference.

      We are looking for enthusiastic, helpful, and positive individuals with some customer service experience and good availability to join our team!

      Email amanda.berg@uleth.ca for information and to express your interest!


      Theatre Front of House Staff - Ushers

      Contact Amanda Berg

      We are looking to hire ushers for our 2021-2022 season of Fine Arts productions, concerts and presentations! Get involved by becoming a part of our Front of House team and see shows and concerts while getting paid!

      • Good customer service experience an asset
      • Positive Attitude 
      • Good availability for evenings and weekend work (ushers generally work from 6:30pm until the end of the performance or presentation)

      Rate of pay - $16.00/hour

      The University of Lethbridge hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference.

      We are looking for enthusiastic, helpful, and positive individuals with some customer service experience and good availability to join our team!

      Email amanda.berg@uleth.ca for information and to express your interest!


      Costume Shop Student Assistants – Theatre Operations

      Contact: Niall Donaghy

      The Costume Shop, located in the Centre for the Arts is a busy workshop dedicated to costume construction for Fine Arts programs, including Department of Drama Mainstages, Department of Music Opera Workshop, and other programming. Costume shop student assistants provide support with cutting, sewing, assembly, and costume maintenance.

      Experience Required:

      • Costume shop experience an asset
      • Excellent demonstrated skills in machine and hand sewing, cutting, and quick repair and alterations
      • Ability to work independently
      • Ability to learn quickly, have a positive attitude, good communication skills, and ability to work under tight project deadlines
      • Completion of Safety Checklist, including acknowledgment of Standard Operating Procedures, Hazard Assessments, and WHMIS training
      • Rate of Pay: $16.00/hour

      The University of Lethbridge hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference.

      Please submit your resume and cover letter to Manager of Facilities, Niall Donaghy (niall.donaghy@uleth.ca)


      Scene Shop Student Assistants – Theatre Operations

      Contact: Niall Donaghy

      The Scene Shop, located in the Centre for the Arts is an active facility dedicated to the construction of scenery and props for theatre productions, including the Department of Drama Mainstages and other programming. Scene shop assistants provide support with construction projects, paint applications, shop upkeep, cleaning, and maintenance.

      Experience Required:

      • Scene shop experience an asset
      • Experience safely and comfortably operating scene shop power tools
      • Ability to read and work with measuring tapes and tools with accuracy and efficiency
      • Ability to work independently
      • Ability to work quickly, have a positive attitude, good communication skills, and ability to work under tight project deadlines
      • Ability to lift weight up to 50 lbs and work at heights
      • Safety footwear
      • Completion of Safety Checklist, including acknowledgment of Standard Operating Procedures, Hazard Assessments, and WHMIS training

      Rate of Pay: $16.00/hour

      The University of Lethbridge hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference.

      Please submit your resume and cover letter to Manager of Facilities, Niall Donaghy (niall.donaghy@uleth.ca)


      Theatre Technical Student Assistants – Theatre Operations

      Contact: Niall Donaghy

      The University Theatres, located in the Centre for the Arts include the University Theatre, Recital Hall, David Spinks Theatre and associated performance and rehearsal spaces. Theatre technical student assistants provide assistance with stage setups, light hangs and focus, light construction work, and occasional sound setups.

      Experience Required:

      • Experience working in a theatre or as part of a performance or event crew is an asset
      • Knowledge of standard safe working practices, equipment operation, and correct lifting techniques
      • Demonstrated experience taking direction and working safely in teams
      • Ability to work quickly, have a positive attitude, good communication skills, and ability to work under tight project deadlines
      • Ability to lift weight up to 50 lbs and work at heights
      • Safety footwear
      • Completion of Safety Checklist, including acknowledgment of Standard Operating Procedures, Hazard Assessments, and WHMIS training

      Rate of Pay: $16.00/hour

      The University of Lethbridge hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference.

      Please submit your resume and cover letter to Manager of Facilities, Niall Donaghy (niall.donaghy@uleth.ca)


      Community Opportunities

       

      The Gold Fever Follies is currently searching for a male actor to replace one of our cast members who has had to step away from our 2022 summer season. While we are a musical theatre show, this particular role does not require much singing (no solos; only a bit of group singing). It does, however, require the actor to create 2 distinctive characters as he will be doubling.

      Details of the position:
      WHERE: Rossland, BC
      WHAT: A historical musical theatre summer show based on the gold rush days of the late 1890s
      ACTOR'S SALARY: a guaranteed salary of $6000 for a 12 week contract
      PLUS free accommodations for non-locals
      SEASON: June 6 - August 28, 2022
      • Rehearsal schedule runs June 6 - June 30
      • Performance season opens July 1 and ends August 27 (no matinee on July 1)
      • End of season "clean-up" is August 28
      ***BC COVID Protocol requires double vaccination***
      Submit your audition video, headshot, and resumé to: TheRosslandGoldFeverFollies@gmail.com
      (See poster for more details re audition requirements. For additional information, contact Lisa Henderson at the above email address or check our website: www.goldfeverfollies.com)