IT Assistant

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IT Assistant

Summer Student

Reporting to the IT manager, the information technology (IT) assistant is a 16-week contract position focused on supporting with a wide range of tasks and processes relating to technology, data, and information management within Arts Commons’ technical infrastructure and online systems.

You are a current student who is eager to develop skills and experiences in the IT field of work. You understand all things tech and can easily translate technical speak into digestible terms within your communications with other staff and in the development of policies, processes, and manuals. You are someone who is patient and understanding, as evident in your ability to deliver exceptional client service in helping assess users’ IT needs, provide support and training, as well as help users in using technology and software with ease.

You’re extremely organized and diligent, with superior attention to detail. You possess a passion for learning and an eagerness to learn, understand, and improve a variety of systems and processes. You work well in team-based environments, but also can remain focused and productive when left to your own devices. You possess strengths in both your written and verbal abilities, and most importantly, you act in a manner consistent with protecting privacy and confidentiality of digital information and data that you may be privy to.

What we offer

On top of the excitement of working with a team of committed performing and visual arts professionals at one of Canada’s top performing arts facilities, Arts Commons offers:

  • A collaborative, engaging and values driven work environment.
  • Wage of $21.00/hr at 40hrs/wk for a 16-week period (end of term work schedule can be flexible to accommodate students returning to school).
  • Paid sick days benefit for hourly staff.
  • Discounted tickets to Arts Commons programming.
  • A summer work experience directly related to the IT field of study, in a dynamic environment that will have you engaging with the arts and different communities.

If you are interested in applying to this exciting opportunity, please forward your resume and cover letter in confidence to:

Human Resources
Arts Commons
205 – 8th Ave SE Calgary, Alberta T2G 0K9

Or email

Interviews will be conducted on an on-going basis and the job posting will officially close when a suitable candidate is found. For best consideration, please apply by the deadline date. While we hope to fill this position as earliest as possible, our commitment to finding the right candidate may require more time.

We thank all interested applicants in advance but will only be contacting those selected for an interview. If you have any specific questions to ask in relation to the role, please send them to the email address above and a member of our team will do our best to respond to you in a timely manner.

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