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-Toronto-
Wood Shop / Crate Technician
PACART

Full time

Background
PACART is Canada’s most respected Fine Art and Exhibition Logistics is looking for a talented individual to enhance our Local Service team

Scope of position

The successful candidate for this position will join our team of professional Fine Art Technicians providing:

  • Packing, Crate Construction and Installation services;
  • Local and Regional transportation services in company vehicles;

Qualifications 

The successful candidate should possess:

  • a keen interest in the arts;
  • woodworking skills and experience;
  • relevant experience with packing, handling and installation of a variety of artwork;
  • the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing;
  • a professional appearance;
  • excellent interpersonal and client service skills;
  • detail-oriented organizational skills;
  • the ability to work independently
  • flexibility to travel within Canada and the USA


Please send a cover letter and resume to PACART Devon.giroux@pacart.ca 
Subject Line: Wood Shop / Crate Department

 

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Executive Director
Art Dealers Association of Canada (ADAC)

Application Deadline: November 30, 2018
Date Posted: November 7, 2018

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION

Art Dealers Association of Canada

The Art Dealers Association of Canada Inc. (ADAC) is a national not-for-profit organization founded in 1966. ADAC is the only National Association of art dealers representing artists throughout Canada. ADAC maintains a high standard of connoisseurship and adherence to ethical practice within the profession. Dealers are selected for their knowledge and scholarship in their respective fields of expertise.

The ADAC mandate includes stimulating the art market in Canada, and encouraging the awareness of the visual arts both nationally and abroad.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director oversees all aspects of the Association’s activities and those of its Foundation in accordance with the ADAC mandate and by-laws.  Leading a small team and working closely with the Board of Directors and Committees, this role includes organizational development, human resources, management of the Appraisal Service, public outreach and administrative, financial and operations management.  In addition the Executive Director represents the Association on  numerous external Boards  and  Committees,  at  public  events  and  champions  ADAC’s  goals,  activities  and  accomplishments  to  potential  sponsors,  partners  and  members.

Financial Management:

  • Manage all financial processes including accounts receivable, accounts payable, cash flow, forecasting and reporting
  • Develop and administer annual and project budgets in consultation with the Treasurer
  • Coordinate year-end audit in consultation with Treasurer, bookkeeper and auditors 
Administration:
  • Develop, write and implement policies and guidelines in consultation with the Board of Directors.
  • Recruit and manage staff, including conducting annual review, managing benefits and scheduling
  • Sourcing  and  managing  external  service  providers
  • Coordinate and prepare Committee, Board and annual general meetings
  • Timely filing of annual returns and other reporting obligations
  • Management of office operations and day-to-day activities
Marketing, Communications and Events:
  • Implement  effective  short-  and  long-term  communication  and  promotional  strategies
  • Manage print, e-news and social media marketing and communications in accordance with ADAC style guide
  • Ensure timely communication with members and Board on important or pressing  matters affecting the art market or association
  • Plan,  develop  and  implement  programming  and  special  events such as ADAC’s participation at Art Toronto, the AGM and the Canadian Museum Association Conference
Appraisal Services:
  • Oversee the ADAC fine art Appraisal Service
  • Meet weekly with the Appraisal Coordinator to review deadlines and progress
  • Periodically review processes, set targets and implement improvements in consultation with the Appraisal Coordinator
  • Keep up to date on standards within the industry
  • Promote the ADAC Service to industry stakeholders
Membership Management:
  • Work with the membership committee on recruiting and reviewing potential new members
  • Answer membership inquires and provide guidance and mentoring
  • Annually review member benefits and negotiate new ones 
Development and Outreach:
  • Research and pursue public and private funding opportunities
  • Develop strategic partnerships that are in line with ADAC’s mandate and grow its profile including collaborative opportunities
  • Research and write grant applications
Advocacy:
  • Advocate on behalf of the membership on topics that effect the art business
  • Keep up to date on policy changes, government reviews, and government programs
  • Forge relationships with other arts organizations and government influencers

REQUIREMENTS

  • A degree in art history, art administration, or related
  • Relevant experience in a not-for-profit setting with a volunteer board
  • Considerable knowledge of the art market
  • Demonstrated success in grant writing
  • Experience managing people
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to create long-term partnerships
  • Team-oriented
  • Ability to problem solve in a fast paced environment
  • ‘Roll up your sleeves’ attitude
  • Experience handling all social media platforms
  • Knowledge of fine art appraisal methodology a strong asset
  • Fundraising experience an asset
  • Bilingualism an asset


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

The ADAC is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection process and work environment. We will be happy to work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process. We invite individuals who reflect the diversity of Canada to apply. 

TO APPLY:

Please send your cover letter and resume to hr@ad-ac.ca using the subject line ‘Executive Director Position’

Deadline: November 30th, 2018

The ADAC thanks all applicants in advance. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Contact Information:

Name: Sharon London Liss
Telephone: (416) 934-1583
Email: hr@ad-ac.ca
Website: ad-ac.ca

 

 

 

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-St. Catharines-
Education & Outreach Coordinator
Rodman Hall Art Centre | Brock University

Located in St. Catharines, Ontario, Rodman Hall Art Centre is a contemporary art gallery in the historic Thomas Rodman Merritt House, overlooking the Walker Botanical Garden that descends to the Twelve Mile Creek. Year-round programming connects the community with art through innovative and thought-provoking exhibitions, events, and art classes for all ages.

EDUCATION & OUTREACH COORDINATOR

The Education & Outreach Coordinator is accountable for developing and supervising the educational and interpretative activities of the gallery, studio, outreach programs and related administrative duties.

Application and Recruitment Process: Click here to read the full description and application details.

Application Deadline: December 6, 2018, 12:01 AM EST
Expected Start Date: January, 2019
Salary Range: $50,707 to $68,268. This position includes full comprehensive benefits coverage, including tuition waiver (if applicable).
Term: Full-Time

As Education & Outreach Coordinator you will:

  • Researching, designing, and implementing education and public programs including school and outreach initiatives, a docent program, tours for children and adults, workshops and lectures
  • Participating in the articulation of the vision, strategies and priorities of all educational and outreach activities
  • Planning the annual review and implementation of the educational and outreach program policies for approval by the Director
  • Developing written material for the newsletter and brochures
  • Communicating education information to all staff including docents and front desk personnel
  • Research and connect with potential community and school partners, working to develop targeted programming
  • Ensuring that all necessary materials for programs are acquired
  • Develop a series of workshops for children and adults annually/seasonally including March Break and Summer Art Camp
  • Maintaining familiarity with Governmental policies as they affect gallery educational activities
  • Ensuring all educational records and files are professionally maintained
  • Developing and maintaining strong and positive ties with Brock University, internal staff, members of the artistic and academic communities, and other cultural workers
  • Ensuring that the studio and other programming facilities are kept in good and usable condition
  • Design docent training program related to Gallery exhibition program
  • Planning, developing and supervising an annual program of education addressing contemporary exhibitions, temporary exhibitions, collection exhibitions, and touring exhibitions
  • Program and coordinate regular docent meetings including ongoing training opportunities, coordination of guest speakers, and development of innovative touring techniques as relevant
  • Organize ongoing and singular special events that enhance and interpret exhibition program
  • Provide leadership to educational program and student staff, including assigning tasks, managing, coaching, mentoring and motivating to develop a client centered culture;
  • Recruit and train education program staff, ensuring effective allocation of staff to meet departmental goals and objectives;
  • Lead the development of the budget related to educational programs and gallery exhibitions;
  • Develop targets and benchmarks to monitor the program plan and budget, targets and benchmarks should support operational goals, service responsiveness and accuracy, with a focus on an exceptional learner experience.

Qualifications

  • University degree in a related field (e.g. Education, Visual Arts & Art History)
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a related institution with good knowledge of educational practices
  • Background in visual arts practice and/or art history with an emphasis on contemporary art
  • Teaching and curriculum design experience;
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills;
  • Excellent time management and project coordination skills;
  • Strong leadership skills;
  • Strong research and writing skills;
  • Strong initiative and experience in team-work
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to maintain a network of contacts within and outside of the Brock;
  • Exceptional verbal & written communication skills, including maturity, tact and discretion;
  • Exceptional customer service skills;
  • Skilled at interacting with persons from diverse backgrounds;
  • Skilled at working independently in a supportive and collaborative manner;
  • Strong initiative and ability to function as a self-starter;
  • Excellent attention to detail, accuracy, organizational, and prioritizing skills to meet deadlines for budget submissions, course scheduling, grades submissions, etc.

 


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-Orillia-
Community Engagement Coordinator
Orillia Museum of Art and History

Application Deadline: November 19, 2018
Date Posted: November 5, 2018

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR

OMAH has an opening for a full-time position of Community Engagement Coordinator.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Develop, communicate, and implement a dynamic vision for the annual community and education programs that support OMAH’s strategic priorities and goals.
  • Develop and deliver a suite of community and interpretive programs, using a strategic range of media platforms and formats.
  • Provide logistical coordination and leadership for the museum’s programs that will complement and enhance both art and history exhibitions.
  • Develop, design, facilitate, and evaluate educational programming collaboratively in both art and/or history to all ages.

POSITION EDUCATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Master’s degree in Art, History, Museum Studies, Education, or related field.
  • A minimum of 3 years related experience in programming and community development.
  • Previous practical experience teaching in a museum, art gallery or cultural institution.
  • Knowledge of community-based culture, arts, and history.
  • Strong communication and analytical skills.
  • Strong project management, organization, multi-tasking, and time management abilities.
  • Creative problem solving and flexibility.
  • Team-player, goal oriented, and innovative.

An acceptable Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Check is required for this position.  Candidates must possess a valid Class “G” Ontario Driver’s licence with access to a reliable vehicle.  On occasion, will require some weekend and/or evening work.

Interested applicants are invited to submit their cover letter and resume (in MS Word or PDF Format) in confidence by Monday, November 19, 2018, at noon to:

Ninette Gyorody
OMAH
30 Peter Street South
Orillia, ON  L3V 5A9
Email: executivedirector@orilliamuseum.org
 
We thank all applicants that apply and advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted.
OMAH is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free environment. Accommodation will be provided in all steps of the hiring process. Please advise OMAH if you require any accommodations to ensure you can participate fully and equally during the recruitment and selection process.

 

 

 

 

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-Oshawa-
Communications & Digital Media Lead
The Robert McLaughlin Gallery

The Opportunity:
The Robert McLaughlin Gallery (The RMG) is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Communications & Digital Media Lead to join our hardworking and passionately dedicated team. At the RMG we believe artists are the essential navigators of our complex times and we work to mobilize our communities around inclusivity, equity and cultural exchange.

We are the RMG:
A vibrant, engaging public art museum located in Oshawa's civic centre. The RMG is the largest gallery in Durham Region, and occupies an inspired 360,000 square foot building designed by noted architect Arthur Erickson. Featuring a Permanent Collection of over 4,800 works, and give galleries of diverse and changing contemporary and historical exhibitions, the RMG holds an important collection of modern Canadian abstraction and the largest holdings of works by Painters Eleven. A robust roster of dynamic public and educational programs, thriving volunteers program, gallery shop, inspriring events spaces, art archive and library, artist-in-residence lab, and art studio comprise the gallery's main rich assets and offerings.

You are..
A Story-teller. Your innate curiosity captures and beautifully communicates the stories of the RMG and our communities, attracting a legion of new fans and friends.

A Trendsetter. This role is not about waiting for things to happen. you look around the corner, forecasting and anticipating trends to influence strategies that position the RMG at the forefront of museum and digital experiences.

Digitally Savvy. You live and breathe the internet and social media. Your fingers glide effortlessly across your phone and create captivating digital content across multiple platforms in seconds. You are fascinated by industry trends, media platforms and standards.

Fiercely Inclusive. Cultural inclusion, diversity, social equity, AODA and W3C compliance are a part of your everyday language.

Boldly creative. You are innovative and solutions minded. You seize opportunities that may manifest. You have a design eye and create dynamic content and spot-on messaging for web and print on the fly.

Fundraising focused. This role is integral to our fundraising strategy and helps to create compelling content that increases affinity to the brand. Your donor-centred focus impacts membership, support and all realms of giving.

A Congenial Collaborator. You play will in the sandbox with others, building enduring internal and external relationships that propel the RMG forward.

Strategic. You understand the goals of the organization and ensure every post, tweet, flyer and eblast is consist with the messaging and overall strategic plan. You effortlessly develop strategy and shift into action. You walk the fine line of fiscal responsibility and creating memorable experiences for the RMG communities.

You possess:

  • Three to five years of experience in a communications coordination, media, or public relations position with superior and agile writing, copy editing and communication skills
  • A Bachelor's of Arts Degree, specializing in Public Relations, Journalism, Communications, Digital Media and/or Marketing or Fine Art or Art History with equivalent experience in communications and/or marketing and/or digital media
  • Experience in the development, implementation and execution of a communications plan and budget management
  • Superior project management skills
  • Online media and internet marketing experience, including an excellent social media track record for organizations
  • Experience in graphic design for print and web
  • Knowledge of the print production process and supplier negotiations is desirable
  • Web management, Wordpress wizardry and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Knowledge of modern and contemporary art in Canada
  • Work experience in the cultural sector, not-for-profit organization, or museum setting an asset
  • French bilingualism an asset
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as required

The RMG is committed to providing quality services by establishing a team that reflects the diverse population it serves. The RMG encourages applications from all qualified individuals. The RMG is wheelchair accessible and has gender neutral, accessible bathrooms.

How to Apply:

If this ad sounds as though we wrote it with you in mind, please forward your resume in confidence to Donna Raetsen-Kemp, CEO with your current resume and a brief letter of interest summarizing:

  1. Your related qualifications
  2. If you meet any of the priority criteria (optional)

Please submit to:

Jillian Sanders, HR & Administrative Assistant
The Robert McLaughlin Gallery
72 Queen Street, Civic Centre
Oshawa, ON L1H 3Z3

Or jsanders@rmg.on.ca by November 23, 2018.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Applicatiosn received will be screened based on information provided. Please ensure you include all relevant details about your qualifications for this position.

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Sales Position
Peter Triantos Art Galleries

About Peter Triantos Art Galleries:

Canadian contemporary artist Peter Triantos specializes in high-end, investment grade fine art produced specifically for residential and corporate spaces. Prolifically creative, he has successfully represented himself for many years while further developing his innovative artistic styles.

Located downtown Toronto, we are expanding again due to high worldwide demand and we would like to welcome candidates who are interested in learning hands on daily gallery operations.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
The primary responsibility of the Sales Position Associate is to create content for and to manage Peter Triantos’ career and the gallery’s multiple online and onsite sales.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Positive, conduct research projects and able to work independently
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills with clients and public relations
  • Writing skills for solicitation letters, sponsor proposals, and government grants
  • Organized, possesses strong planning and project management skills, and able to multi task
  • Creative/Content writing experience working with social media and catalogs
  • Skilled in design software, such as Photoshop (or must have the ability to learn new software quickly)

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Post-Secondary / University Degree marketing, commerce or communications focus
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in Arts Administration, Art History, Fine Arts
  • Work experience in luxury sales or event planning
  • Job Types: Full-time, Part-Time

 

 

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-Whitby-
Community Education Program Coordinator Intern
Station Gallery

Application Deadline: November 12, 2018
Date Posted: November 1, 2018

Start Date: November 22, 2018

Salary:$15/hr, 37.5 hrs/week
Term: Paid Internship

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION:

Station Gallery

Station Gallery is a non-profit public art gallery offering art classes for all ages and abilities, engaging exhibitions, family art days and fun community events. We're open seven days a week and it's always free to visit thanks to our donors and supporters. Station Gallery’s mission is to unleash the power of art and culture to educate, connect and inspire our diverse communities in meaningful and compelling ways. We believe that art is for everyone. 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Are you a recent graduate with an Arts Admin or Arts Education degree? Do you love arts and culture? Is it your career goal to help coordinate amazing arts and cultural programming in your community?

Then you could join Station Gallery as a valuable member of our team, to help the successful running of our education department, helping to run classes and community events.
This position is also an outstanding opportunity for you to gain practical experience in a cultural institution.

REQUIREMENTS:

You’ll be a perfect fit if you have these qualifications:

  • Outgoing, energetic, and a recent graduate from a College/University Fine Arts (arts education, arts admin, art history or studio arts), Cultural Management, Curatorial/Museum Studies, or Education program
  • Able to commit to the full term of employment
  • Excellent written and verbal skills (email and phone communication)
  • An effective communicator, with strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience working within the public sector and serving diverse populations
  • Ability to use conflict resolution skills when necessary
  • Experience within the community arts/culture sector
  • A comprehension of art education approaches and philosophies
  • Strong administrative skills
  • Highly organized and efficient
  • Proficient working on a computer, with good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Tech savvy, particularly with tablets, iPads, various apps
  • Able to provide a clear Criminal Reference Check (mandatory)
  • Experience working with children and/or youth (asset)
  • Have basic First Aid & CPR (asset)
  • Driver’s license and car (asset) 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

This position is an outstanding opportunity for a College/University graduate interested in pursuing a career in the field of arts administration to gain practical experience. The position will allow individuals to use and further develop existing communication, administrative, and art education skills. Primary responsibilities will include conducting administrative duties for our community art programs, school visits programs and assisting with the daily running of the education department at the gallery. Interns will also assist with organizing and delivering outreach activities at community events as part of the gallery programming. Station Gallery is an equal opportunity employer and our facility is fully wheelchair accessible.
 
Start date: Nov 22, 2018
End date: March 29, 2018
Salary: $15 per hour based on 37.5 hr week

Station Gallery is located in Whitby, Ontario, Canada, on the north shore of Lake Ontario. Whitby, “Durham’s Business Centre”, is located in the centre of Durham Region and is 48 km (30 miles) east from the downtown core of Metropolitan Toronto.
Whitby has a current population of 134,875. Whitby’s population increased 19% during the period of 2005- 2016, which was second highest population of all Durham Region municipalities (Durham Region Health Department). Whitby’s population figures include the village of Brooklin, as well as the hamlets of Myrtle and Ashburn.

 

TO APPLY:

All interested and qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume by email to:

Natalie Kauffman, Education Manager
Natalie.Kauffman@stationgallery.ca

Deadline to apply is Monday November 12, 2018. Please put “Community Education Program Coordinator Intern” in the subject heading 

 

 



  

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-Toronto-
Coordinator, Corporations, Foundations & Government Relations
Gardiner Museum

Application Deadline: November 18, 2018
Date Posted: October 31, 2018

Start Date: January 7, 2019

Salary: $40,000 - $50,000
Term: Full-time

ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION:

Gardiner Museum

The Gardiner Museum is a vital cultural institution and an innovator within Toronto’s cultural landscape. The Gardiner celebrates the creativity of clay and the beauty that ceramics bring into our lives in so many ways. Clay is real, remarkable, and relevant in today’s society.

The Museum has collections of international importance, including but not limited to objects from the Ancient Americas, eighteenth-century European porcelain, and contemporary ceramics, particularly the work of great Canadian artists.

The Gardiner is an institution rooted in its community, which helps artists take risks and inspires diverse audiences through clay.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Coordinator, Corporations, Foundations & Government Relations is responsible for securing $1M - $2M per year to support operating funding and a wide array of Museum initiatives and programs. This position will build a corporate and foundation pipeline, creating a sustainable revenue stream for the Museum. The Coordinator will work with a variety of stakeholders from across the Museum to create compelling proposals for exhibition, education, and capital funding needs and to creatively match funding opportunities with both new and existing funders. 

Duties:

  • Administers and manages the full cycle of government grants, including but not limited to: research, writing content, planning and execution of submission, regular communications with stakeholders, and writing reports. (20%)
  • Identifies and secures corporate sponsorships for exhibitions, special events, education, publications, and special projects as needed.(30%)
  • Leads proposal development, writing, and submissions for all foundation requests; works with staff across Museum departments to complete research and develop compelling content for proposals that meet funder requirements.(15%)
  • Collects the required information, statistics, analytical and anecdotal data, translate data into strongly articulated written content for both proposals and funder reports. (10%)
  • Manages government relations by keeping our government stakeholders continually informed of Museum activities, strategically invites government representatives to events and exhibitions, and maintains database contacts for all government funders. (10%)
  • Cultivates and maintains corporate and foundation pipeline to create sustainable funding for the Museum. (10%)
  • Works collaboratively with Development staff to achieve overall fundraising goals of the Museum. (5%)

REQUIREMENTS:

Requirements

  • 3 – 5 years of corporation, foundation and government fundraising experience, preferably in an arts or cultural organization
  • Proven track record of soliciting and securing major gifts
  • Existing network of corporate and foundation funders
  • Understanding of government funding agencies and their priorities
Thinking Skills
  • Understanding of best practices in corporate, foundation and government grant giving.
  • Ability to identify a new opportunity and develop a pipeline through new prospect engagement
  • Ability to research funding opportunities and build individual donor profiles
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities and deadlines
Business Skills
  • Exceptional grant writing and professional communication skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain a list of prospects
  • Presentation skills
  • Strong project and time management skills
Technical or mechanical skills
  • Writing skills for solicitation letters, sponsor proposals, and government grants
  • Database experience with Raiser’s Edge (input, queries, reports, etc.)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office
  • Calendar management and planning
Interpersonal/People Management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to communicate easily and effectively with stakeholders, corporate and foundation representatives, and government officers
  • Negotiate agreements with corporate sponsors and in-kind sponsors
  • Build relationships with donors and key stakeholders to encourage long-term commitments to the Gardiner
Bona fide education licenses or degrees required
  • Post-secondary degree in related area (preferred but not required)
Control
  • Control over annual fundraising target $1,000,000 - $2,00,000
Working conditions
  • Must be comfortable working in an open concept office environment
  •  Able to undertake flexible working hours when necessary

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

The Gardiner Museum is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from qualified candidates from visible and invisible minority group members, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons across the spectrum of sexual orientation and gender identities and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. We are committed to hiring on merit and to removing barriers in employment policies. Should you require accommodation during the interview process, please let us know and we will work you to meet your needs.

TO APPLY:

To apply, candidates should submit a letter of interest and CV in one PDF document by November 18 at 5 pm to hr@gardinermuseum.com. Please reference “Coordinator, Corporations, Foundations & Government Relations” in the subject line. No phone calls or visits please. For further information on the Gardiner Museum, please refer to our website: www.gardinermuseum.com.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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-Ottawa-
Chief, Human Resources
National Gallery of Canada

Position Title:Chief, Human Resources
Competition #: 18-OC-96
Posting Date: October 26, 2018
Closing Date: November 12, 2018
Department: Human Resources
Working Hours: Full time (37.5 hours per week)
Employment Tenure: Indeterminate
Classification: L/N 05
Salary: $88,293-$119,456/Year
Number of Positions: 1
Language Requirements: English CCC/French CCC (reading, writing, oral)
Affiliation:Management

JOB SUMMARY

Reporting to the Director, Human Resources, the Chief will provide leadership, advice and support to managers in alignment with NGC’s values and Corporate priorities; support human resource activities, particularly performance management, organizational design, succession planning and knowledge transfer, training and development, disciplinary actions, terminations, conflict resolution strategies and leadership issues. In partnership with the Director, HR, you will develop succession plan and core competences for the organization, provide expert advice on training needs, assist in the development plans, budgets, negotiation strategies, workforce adjustment plans and change management strategies and action plans. This role includes developing and fostering a positive labour relation’s climate with Union executives and staff by quickly responding to union concerns, coaching managers in the resolution of employee complaints, resolving grievances, negotiating settlements, mediating conflicts, providing leadership and support throughout the collective bargaining and arbitrations processes.

The ideal candidate has deep knowledge of and experience in human resources best practices, labour relations, collective bargaining, and related employment legislation; demonstrated managerial, coaching, consulting, mentoring and team-building skills; working with staff in cultural or the not-for-profit sector; strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills; demonstrated skill working effectively with a diverse group of clients and experience fostering an inclusive environment; demonstrated commitment to the promotion of equity in the workplace and an ability to work effectively with all constituents in a highly diverse, unionized environment; proven ability to exercise sound judgment, tact, diplomacy; demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment as well as the ability to make independent decisions and direct others in critical situations.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Post-secondary level education in industrial relations, human resources or administration from a recognized academic institution or equivalent experience and training, HRPA designation is an asset; 
  • 8 years progressive HR experience in a unionized environment; 
  • 5 years experience leading or participating in union negotiations and/or consultative meetings; 
  • Direct participation in business transformation projects involving technology, process mapping or change management; 
  • Significant practical knowledge in all aspects of HR Management; 
  • Knowledge of labour relations principles and conflict resolution practices; 
  • Sound knowledge of Human Rights Act, Canada Labour Code, Employment Equity Act, Official Languages Act, Pay Equity, Public Servant Disclosure Protection Act and HR standards; 
  • Understands the complexities of a Crown Corporation; 
  • Thorough knowledge and comfort with Windows based applications and HRIS software. 
  • 5 years demonstrated progressive experience managing teams and handling an HR portfolio that includes a wide range of HR programs.

Notice to Applicants: The Human Resources Department of the National Gallery of Canada, invite selected applicants for interviews by way of written communication via email as per the NGC Staffing Process. Should applicants opt to unsubscribe from receiving emails regarding employment in this organisation, please note that we will not be able to communicate with you to participate in the interview process.

We encourage applicants to update their career profiles, ensure Email Communication Consent preferences are set to allow emails and check email junk/spam folders regularly.

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:

Government of Canada reliability check - this factor is not used at the pre-selection stage.
Must meet the bilingual requirements to be invited to the interview process.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • We thank all those who apply, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted 
  • A variety of assessment tools may be used to assess candidates. 
  • Authenticity of certificates and diplomas will be verified. 
  • The National Gallery of Canada is committed to having a skilled, diversified workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily in their application if they are a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group. 
  • The Gallery is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environment. Alternative selection tool methods and/or reasonable accommodation are available upon request. 
  • As a result of this competition, we may establish an inventory of potential candidate that may serve to staff similar positions. 
  • Candidates are entitled to participate in the selection process in the official language of their choice.

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-Toronto-
Curatorial Project Coordinator
Textile Museum of Canada

Application Deadline: November 15, 2018
Date Posted: October 25, 2018

Job Start Date: December 1, 2018
Salary: hourly rate$18

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Curatorial Project Coordinator

REPORTS TO: Senior Curator & Manager of Collection; supports the Project Curator.
POSITION TYPE: 16-month part-time contract position, part-time averaging 25 hours per week. The position requires availability for weekends and occasional evenings.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS: Must be physically capable of lifting up to 35 lbs; have experience and the ability to lift and handle art objects.

The Curatorial Project Coordinator will support the curatorial mandate of the Textile Museum of Canada by acting as project coordinator for the Cape Dorset Inuit Fabric Project; a project centred on the Museum's collection of Inuit printed textiles made in Cape Dorset in the 1950s and 60s. The graphic cotton and linen printed textiles are a physical record of a relatively short-lived experimental initiative undertaken in the early days of the West Baffin Eskimo Cooperative.

Principe Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the production of the Cape Dorset Inuit Fabric exhibition; coordinate contracts and liaise with curators, artists, designers, contractors, advisors and Inuit community members.
  • Support the programming team in conceptualization and curation, exhibition design, logistical planning, and installation.
  • Assist with research, production, catalogue and digital initiatives.
  • Coordinate project schedule; ensure project participants are kept on track for deadlines.
  • Coordinate communications with members of the Advisory group(s), setting up meetings, taking minutes.
  • Coordinate exhibition loans; prepare loan agreements and organize shipping arrangements.
  • Coordinate catalogue scheduling and production; liaise with curators, authors and translators, photographer, designer and printer; and prepare invoices, issue contracts and payment authorizations.
  • Assist with planning for filmed interviews with Cape Dorset community members.
  • Coordinate planning and schedule for touring exhibition; prepare invoices, issue contracts, and organize shipping arrangements.

TO APPLY:

Qualified candidates should email their cover letter, resume and three references (including email and phone #'s) as a single document attachment to hrsearch@textilemuseum.ca. The email subject line should read <title of position applied for><followed by applicant's last name>.

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Exhibition Project Coordinator
Textile Museum of Canada

Application Deadline: November 15, 2018
Date Posted: October 25, 2018

Job Start Date:
December 1, 2018
Salary: hourly rate $18

JOB DESCRIPTION

Exhibition Coordinator

REPORTS TO:Curatorial Director and supports the Senior Curator & Manager of Collection
POSITION TYPE: Part-time, permanent position - 3 days a week (24 hours per week); works days are to be from Wednesday to Friday. Some evenings and weekends may be required.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/SKILLS: Must be physically capable of lifting up to 35 lbs; have experience and the ability to lift and handle art objects.

The Exhibition Project Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of the programming team to produce high quality projects, exhibitions and educational activities within given parameters, schedules and budgets. The position is central to communication and problem solving as well as developing procedures, policies and processes.

Exhibition Planning: The Exhibition Project Coordinator will support the overall planning schedule of the Museum by maintaining exhibition and programming calendars, planning regular meetings for various teams and managing the schedule of the Curatorial Director. (305)

Budget and Operations Support: The Exhibition Project Coordinator will support the programming team with the prearing of invoices, issuing contracts and payment authorizations. This position will support the programming team by assisting with the trackign of exhibition budgets, procuring exhibition materials and equipment, maintaining the inventory of display cases and AV equipment, as well as make travel arrangements for special visitors, and prepare expense reports as needed.

Administrative Support: The Exhibition Project Coordinator will assist the programming team in the day to day administrative operations of in-house and traveling exhibitions, as well as education and public programs. This includes maintaining exhibition files, coordinating required office supplies, creating presentation materials, producing and distributing reports and facilitating communication for this busy creative team. (20%)

Research: The Exhibition Project Coordinator will support exhibition research and secure images as needed. (10%)

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates the production of the Museum's exhibitions, interfacing with artist(s), guest curators and partners, supporting the programming team in conceptualization and curation, exhibition design, logsitical planning, and installation;
  • Works with the Communications Coordinator to assist in the crafting of a promotional strategy for all programming;
  • Maintains logistical and administrative tasks of the programmign team, developing procedures and systems to ensure efficiencies;
  • Oversees preparation of Programming Committee agendas and minutesl acts as Programming Committee Secretary and supports the implementation of committee decisions;
  • Research to support the development of content for upcoming exhibitions to inform: the development of themes/directions; curatorial writing; interpretive planning;
  • Review, sort and catalogue information from a variety of sources related to future exhibition planning;
  • In a limited capacity, help secure funding through research, grant applications and sponsorship packages.

Other:

  • Work to further the goals and objectives of the Museum and participate actively in the life of the institution. Act in a respectful, accountable, and generous manner towards other staff, volunteers, and the general public.
  • Demonstrate a positive professional presence, inspiring and building confidence both within the Museum and outside the institution among a broad range of constituences.
  • Foster an understanding of philanthropy within the organization.
  • Serve as a representative of Museum responding to and orienting visitors and volunteers.

TO APPLY:

Qualified candidates should email their cover letter, resume and three references (including email and phone #s) as a single document attachment to hrsearch@textilemuseum.ca. The email subject line should read <title of position applied for><followed by applicant's last name>.

 

 

 

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-Durham-
Artistic Program Director
Durham Art Gallery

Job Title
“Artistic Program Director”
The salary is to be determined based on the successful candidate’s experience.  The position is salaried and full-time.  Some evening and weekend work will be required.  The Board anticipates a minimum of a one-year contract with the potential for renewal.

The application deadline is December 31, 2018.  The start date is negotiable, but ideally within Jan 1 – March 31, 2019.

History & Mandate
The Durham Art Gallery was founded by community members in 1979.  The Gallery moved from its original home into its purpose-built space in the early 1990s.  The mandate of the Gallery has been to inspire, educate and delight people through contemporary art of all kinds. 

Through the course of its history, it has expanded its community outreach and built collaboration with others arts based organizations in Ontario.  The Gallery has recently completed a community outreach initiative to gain focus on the future direction as a significant endowment has been received from a community member. 

Position Profile
The Durham Art Gallery is seeking an energetic individual to lead it forward as it enters a new phase of its life.  This individual will have an ability to think critically about the Gallery, its mandate and how that mandate is being served at present and best served into the future.  The individual will work closely with the Arts Administrator and the Board of Directors to deliver on the board’s mandate, which centres on contemporary art.  A demonstrated ability to engage the community and growing the presence and capabilities of the Gallery will be tantamount to this person’s success. 

The successful candidate will be charged with designing the artistic program, affecting the curatorial work and engaging the broader arts community of Ontario and Canada in order to elevate the standing of the Gallery and delight the community.  The Artistic Program Director will have a comfort with all media and the ability to weave multiple media through the program’s content.  The successful candidate will have a track record of mounting exhibitions of excellence which spark the imagination, educate and inspire.

The successful candidate will have a demonstrated ability in leading a creative, community-connected arts organization whose focus is on contemporary art and whose practice spans a range of artistic media.  Engaging the community is an essential part of success to The Durham Art Gallery.  Many local arts enthusiasts are available to support the mandate.  The successful candidate will be able to engage and motivate community members and community partners, both governmental and non-governmental, to help build a successful arts organization.

Working with the Arts Administrator, the Artistic Program Director and their peers in the arts community will create an environment where linkages between contemporary art of all kinds, everyday life, the artistic merit of the programmed content, and engagement and enrichment of the local community are equally represented. 

In conjunction with the Arts Administrator, the Program Director will be asked to take a responsible and ambitious approach to managing finances, including securing government grants and providing support to colleagues who are tasked with fund raising in the private sector.

Skills

  • Develop and implement the long-term artistic vision for The Durham Art Gallery programming including curating or overseeing the curation of DAG exhibits educational and public programming.
  • Excellence in written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to understand and work with external stakeholders (community, board, peers, colleagues) and develop solutions to those issues that are barriers to The Durham Art Gallery’s development as a hub for the arts in Grey-Bruce.
  • Ability to recognize and seize opportunities that further the Durham Art Gallery’s mandate.
  • Ability to create effective grant requests in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Ability to build engagement and consensus amongst active and interested members of The Durham Art Gallery and the local community.
  • Demonstrate effective decision making.
  • Experience in working effectively within established budgets, including revenue, payables and monitoring and reporting on the financial health of the organization.  
  • Experience in working with a Board of Directors.
  • Demonstrate fairness and integrity in all matters that impact The Durham Art Gallery.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to travel to expand the reach of The Durham Art Gallery, and to gather input that the Gallery can synthesize into its own programming.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with funders, sponsors and donors; liaising with arts councils and arts council officers, and report on DAG activities.
  • Publicly represent DAG in media interviews, public forums, professional speaking opportunities, panels, etc.;
  • With the Arts Administrator, ensure long-term sustainability of the organization through fundraising (including grant writing) and developing and maintaining the annual budget.

Education & Experience
A BA in Fine Arts or Art History from a Canadian, American or EU university.
Not less than 3 years of curatorial work or programming work at a public, not for profit gallery.
Not less than 3 years of experience in grant writing.
Not less than 3 years of experience of preparing budgets, monitoring revenues and expenses.
Not less than 3 years of experience in implementing public relations and public programming in their community.
A strong track record in arts administration and in leading a community based contemporary arts organization.

How to Apply
The Durham Art Gallery is committed to maintaining an inclusive culture and building a diverse workforce that includes women, Aboriginal, Inuit and Métis peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities who have traditionally been and are currently underrepresented in the Canadian workforce.

We welcome applications from all qualified candidates.  Interested candidates are invited to send a PDF of their current resume and a brief letter of interest in one document to LGlazier@durhamart.on.ca.

DEADLINE for applications: Monday, December 31, 2018 at 5:00 pm EST.  Please no phone calls. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted by January 11, 2019.
Interviews will be held in Durham, ON and / or by Skype.

 

 

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-Regina, SK-
Assistant Curator
MacKenzie Art Gallery

MACKENZIE ART GALLERY engaging people in transformative experiences of the world through art

Job Title: Assistant Curator
Department: Curatorial
Status: Full Time, Permanent, In Scope (CUPE 5791) Position

About the MacKenzie Art Gallery:

The MacKenzie Art Gallery (MAG) is Saskatchewan’s oldest and most comprehensive art museum, serving a leadership role in Western Canada. This is a watershed moment in the history of the Gallery, as it is undergoing a multi-phase organizational transformation. Programming primarily contemporary art from the prairies, Canada and abroad, the MAG addresses an encyclopedic range of visual art and culture, and is an international leader in Indigenous art. Housed within an over 115,000ft2 facility, maintained to Class A Museum standards, the MAG permanent collection spans 5000 years of art with nearly 5000 works. MAG was founded on the collection of its namesake, Norman MacKenzie (1869–1936), who bequeathed his collection to the University of Saskatchewan (Regina College), now the University of Regina.

Opening in 1953 in the first purpose-built art gallery building in western Canada, the MacKenzie enjoys a nationally unique partnership with the University of Regina. After separating in 1990, and moving to its current premises, MAG now maintains separate board governance, site and an expansive mandate and quarters in the T.C. (Tommy) Douglas Building. The MAG features an outdoor sculpture garden with potential for growth through loans, acquisitions and commissions. The MAG is situated in Treaty Four territory, traditional land of the Cree, Saulteaux and Metis, and home to the Dakota, Nakota and Lakota peoples. The MAG is located on the edge of the 2300-acre Wascana Centre, the largest urban park in Canada. Wascana Centre (1962) was designed by renowned modernist architect Minoru Yamasaki, designer of the original World Trade Center in New York, and is a living artifact of modernist design heritage.

Primary Purpose:

Reporting to the Head Curator, and in collaboration with other Gallery staff, assists in the development and production of exhibitions, publications, collections, and associated programs to achieve the Vision and strategic objectives of the Gallery.
Assists with the coordination and development of the Permanent Collection and acquisition processes.

Nature of Work:

Reporting to the Head Curator, works collaboratively with all Gallery staff in a consultative manner to deliver dynamic, engaging and innovative programs. The Assistant Curator must be knowledgeable in curatorial and administrative planning and best practices and assists to ensure consistency of the MacKenzie Gallery program alignment with Mission and Vision, Strategic and Business plans, brand and visual identity, and how these documents are realized through all programs, visitor experience and engagement.

Accountabilities:

  • Assist the Executive Director and CEO, Director of Programs, and Head Curator in the review and development of multi-year strategies and goals for the Gallery Programs.
  • Assist the Executive Director and CEO, Director of Programs, and Head Curator in the review and development of policy and procedures for Gallery programs.
  • Under supervision, develop programming aimed at engaging in and understanding diverse art media, with a focus on creating opportunities to bring artists and audiences together.
  • Cooperate and collaborate with other programming staff in the planning and implementation of exhibition-related programs and activities.
  • Under supervision, establish and monitor budgets for exhibitions and programs as assigned.
  • Research potential exhibitions by initiating contacts with artists, curators, collectors, and dealers and by keeping abreast of current literature in the field.
  • Propose new in-house exhibitions with written and oral justifications for input from the Program Development Team, including exhibitions of Indigenous art.
  • Review and recommend touring exhibition proposals for input by the Program Development Team.
  • Under supervision, prepare and/or assist in the preparation, monitoring and reporting of grants from funding agencies and/or sponsors for designated exhibitions, research projects, and related programs.
  • Under supervision, curate and/or assist in the curation of assigned exhibitions through the phases of research, design, coordination and installation.
  • Coordinates with and assists the curatorial team responsible for the production and/or installation of designated exhibitions.
  • Under supervision, negotiate contracts with artists, lenders, guest curators, editors and writers.
  • Under supervision, produce and/or assist in the production of publication and other interpretive materials that include original scholarship and/or interpretive writing, and frequently engaging and overseeing the services of writers, editors, designers, photographers, and printers.
  • Under supervision, develop and assist in the development of exhibition tours for selected exhibitions on a regional, national, and international basis.
  • Under supervision, organize and/or assist in the organization of programs including lectures, panels, workshops, and symposia.
  • Communicate designated program activities to staff and volunteers, formally in meetings, and through informal discussions
  • Assist the Executive Director and CEO, the Director of Programs, and the Head Curator in the review and development of multi-year strategies and goals for the development of the Permanent Collection.
  • Research and propose potential acquisitions (donations and purchases), by initiating contacts with artists, dealers and collectors and by keeping abreast of current literature in the field.
  • Propose new acquisitions (donations and purchases) to the Permanent Collection Committee with oral and written justifications.
    Under supervision, prepare proposals to funding agencies and organizations for acquisition assistance, and assist in the application to the Cultural Property Export Review Board.
  • Provide access to the collection, including exhibitions, publications, interpretive materials, and supplementary programming, and through electronic media.
  • Review and make recommendations regarding loan request from other institutions.
  • Provide input to the collections management process, coordinated by the Collections Coordinator.
  • Produce exhibitions, publications (online and in print), and other interpretive materials that include original scholarship and/or interpretive writing related to the Permanent Collection.
  • As a member of the Program Development Team, Permanent Collection Advisory Committee, and at other applicable committees as required or assigned (subject to change from time to time), provide information and facilitate discussion about exhibition, program and collection activities, and provide input and expertise related to the general program and operation of the gallery.
  • Provide advice, assistance and expertise to Community, School and Outreach Educators, Visitor Services, Administration, Fund Development and Communications staff.
  • Assist in cross-gallery discussions regarding exhibitions, school and community programs, other events, and communications in preparation for global grant proposals.
  • Initiate orders for monographs and journals for the Library.
  • Provide Curatorial tours and talks provided for specific exhibitions, programs, and events.
  • Respond to public inquiries.
  • Develops and maintains a network of professional colleagues external to the organization and represents the Gallery publicly at events and in partnerships.
  • Provide media interviews related to programs and acquisitions, in consultation with Communications staff.
  • Present lectures and papers to local, national and international art communities as required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications - Education: A bachelor’s degree in a related field.

Qualifications - Experience: A minimum of two years of directly related experience in a non-profit, or similarly complex environment, with excellent knowledge of art gallery museum procedures, art handling, and environmental standards, comfortable discussing issues affecting the arts today, knowledge of art, including specialist expertise in an established area of research, with a strategic priority towards Indigenous art and artists, and comfort and experience working with artists and curators; demonstrated knowledge of exhibition production and design; experience organizing Indigenous exhibitions and programs an asset; experience with project management and delivery in a complex, dynamic environment.

Skills: Strong leadership and consensus building skills; the demonstrated ability to think and act strategically; proactive, highly organized and self-motivated; ability to prioritize deadlines; strong team player with the ability to work independently, collaboratively, and within a team environment; ability to express ideas and concepts effectively, verbally and in writing, including the ability to prepare and present verbal and written reports of a specialized nature; fluency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), familiar with Collections Management software considered an asset.

Salary Information: $49,814 to $56,606

Benefits: This position includes a comprehensive benefits package.

The MacKenzie Art Gallery is committed to maintaining an inclusive culture and building a diverse workforce that includes women, Aboriginal, Inuit and Métis peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities who have traditionally been and are currently underrepresented in the Canadian workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates.

HOW TO APPLY Please apply no later than Friday, November 9, 2018 4:30 PM.

Email: jackie.martin@mackenzieartgallery.ca
Please include “Assistant Curator” in the subject line of all applications sent via email.

MacKenzie Art Gallery Attn: Jackie Martin Director of Finance and Operations 3475 Albert Street Regina, SK S4S 6X6

Inquiries regarding this position can be directed to Jackie Martin, Director of Finance and Operations, at (306) 584-4250 ext. 4275.

The successful candidate must submit a satisfactory Criminal Record Check prior to employment.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Executive Assistant and Office Manager
Museum of Contemporary Art

Closing on: Until Filled
Location: Toronto, ON
Effective:Immediately
Employment Type: Full-Time
Level: Staff/Specialist
Start Date:November 5, 2018 or earlier as available

CONTEXT

MOCA Toronto reopened in its new 55,000 square foot home in the Junction Triangle on September 22, 2018. Under the leadership of Executive Director and CEO, Heidi Reitmaier, the new MOCA Toronto is a place of conversation, exchange and exploration where visitors of all ages and backgrounds can be part of a global creative moment.

MOCA welcomes visitors to three phases of exhibitions a year featuring work from Canadian and world-recognized artists that explores the themes of our time. Located on Sterling Road, in the culturally rich Junction Triangle community, the museum is housed on the first five floors of the historic Tower Automotive Building, a former aluminium factory known for its unique architecture.

The evolution of the Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto Canada is made possible through a unique alliance with Castle Point Greybrook Sterling Inc., public sector funders, private donors, members, sponsors and a network of cross-sectoral partners.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Executive Assistant and Office Manager will administer the executive office by providing support to the CEO and the Board of Directors. This position serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external stakeholders on all matters pertaining to the executive office and will be responsible for managing key external relationships on behalf of the CEO and the Board.

The Executive Assistant and Office Manager works with highly sensitive and confidential information from internal and external sources and must display a high standard of professionalism and initiative. This position calls for independent decision making within a delegated area of authority and for the exercise of leadership in the coordination of support services to ensure the smooth operation of MOCA’s office.

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly organized and motivated individual with a passion for contemporary art to become part of the Museum’s growing team.

Responsibilities to the Board of Directors and its Committees

  • Lead the portfolio that encompasses management and orientation of senior-level Board and Committee volunteers;
  • Serve as principal liaison between the senior management and Board members as it relates to the administration of Board governance issues;
  • Coordinate Board and Committee meetings (for seven standing Committees of the Board), including preparing meeting minutes, pre-meeting packages, and correspondence;
  • Act as the Corporate Secretary at Board and Committee meetings;
  • Manage Board and Committee lists, contact information and reports, and maintain and update Board and MOCA files and archives;
  • Liaising with legal counsel regarding corporate changes effected by the Board of Directors;
  • Involvement in committee work acting in a capacity of membership/recording Administrator depending on need; and
  • Oversee and execute on special projects as assigned by the CEO, the Board or its Committees.

Supporting the CEO

The Executive Assistant and Office Manager is a key resource and continuously communicates and liaises on behalf of MOCA and the CEO’s office with volunteers, committee members, donors, sponsors and other staff/managers. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Review daily correspondence, including emails; prioritize correspondence for CEO’s review and attention; provide follow-up as needed.
  • Calendar maintenance taking into account frequent changes and other reprioritization and ensuring all changes are timely and seamlessly integrated.
  • Lead the preparation, proofreading and editing of all correspondence issued by the CEO, as well as that submitted by other departments for CEO’s signature.
  • Track CEO expenses and prepare expense reports for Board approval; book Staff Directors’ and CEO travel and assist with travel planning.
  • Meeting scheduling and preparation;
  • Assisting to manage relationships with certain vendors to the executive office; and
  • Acting as a contact for community partners and external officials in certain circumstances.

Office Management

  • Acting as the office manager, including taking a lead role in understanding and applying MOCA’s operations and HR policies;
  • Internal event and meeting planning;
  • Certain finance-related functions, as directed by the Director of Finance and Administration;
  • Budget monitoring and maintenance in specific areas on behalf of the CEO;
  • Directing, supervising and delegating work to interns and summer students from time to time;
  • Contact management and database administration;
  • Other administrative tasks and duties as required.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Post-secondary education required.
  • 2-3 years of experience providing administrative support to a senior executive or an executive team and a Board of Directors.
  • Demonstrated superior organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects and competing priorities.
  • Working knowledge of NFP/Charitable organization governance is an asset.
  • Ability to work independently and in a fast-paced collaborative environment.
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent computer skills with proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications.
  • Strong accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Ability to deal with confidential matters with diplomacy, discretion, and tact.
  • Professional demeanor and ability to interact effectively with all levels of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Availability to work outside normal business hours to attend meetings/functions from time to time.
  • Interest in/knowledge of the visual arts.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, sound judgment and a keen interest in the mission of MOCA.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their cover letter and current CV as one document in pdf format to: humanresources@museumofcontemporaryart.ca

We thank all applicants in advance. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please.

The Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto Canada advocates equal opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment and is committed to diversity in the workplace.

 

 

 

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-Cambridge-
Gallery Assistant
Cambridge Galleries | Idea Exchange

Gallery Attendant (Part-Time, 6 Month Contract)
Idea Exchange, Design at Riverside

Are you an approachable, friendly individual who has a passion for art and design? Are you organized by nature with a knack for handling the small details? Idea Exchange is seeking a talented Gallery Attendant for our Design at Riverside location. Does this sound like you? Read on!
As a Gallery Attendant, you will monitor the Design at Riverside Gallery including greeting visitors, providing information and tours of the exhibitions as well as routine tasks such as opening/closing the building, tracking attendance, retail transactions, updating social media, organizing storage and other duties as assigned. You will also assist with the installation of gallery exhibitions and set up of special events and workshops.
To be qualified for the role, you should have exceptional communication and people skills. Your research skills and ability to learn quickly will be a great asset to this role. Organization skills and ability to work independently is key to success in this role.
This is a part-time, contract position starting in November, 2018 until April 30, 2019 where you will work approximately 37 hours in a bi-weekly period. The starting schedule is as follows and is subject to change.


Monday

12:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Tuesday

12:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Saturday

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Sunday

1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

If you think you are up to the task, please apply by November 7, 2018 to:

Corrine Denbok, HR Specialist
Idea Exchange
1 North Square, Cambridge, Ontario, N1S 2K6
Email: hr@ideaexchange.org    
Website: http://ideaexchange.org/about/career-opportunities

Please note that this position is open to internal and external candidates. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. A vulnerable police records check may be required as a condition of employment depending on the nature of the position.

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Director of Programming
Tangled Art + Disability

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS from Deaf, Mad or Disability-Identified People

Tangled Art + Disability

30 hours/week
$50,000 Salary
One-year contract with potential for renewal
Some evening and weekend work is required

Tangled Art + Disability is boldly redefining how the world experiences art and those who create it. We are a not for profit art + disability organization dedicated to connecting professional and emerging artists, the arts community and a diverse public through creative passion and artistic excellence. Our mandate is to support disability-identified artists, to cultivate disability arts in Canada, and to enhance access to the arts for artists and audiences of all abilities.

Tangled invites applications from Deaf, Mad or Disability-Identified people for the position of Director of Programming. Working collaboratively with Tangled’s Executive Director and Gallery Manager, the Director of Programming has the opportunity to significantly influence the future of Deaf, Mad and Disability Arts in Canada and beyond. Tangled is experiencing an exciting period of growth, having recently launched Tangled Art Gallery (TAG), a public exhibition space at Toronto arts hub located at 401 Richmond. With the addition of Tangled Art Gallery, we are showcasing the highest quality of work by Deaf, Mad and Disability-Identified artists year- round and developing new and innovative practices for accessible arts presentation.

The nature of the position is flexible and evolving, adapting to the needs and opportunities of this vibrant and growing organization. There are periods within our year-round programming that will require full-time commitment and occasional evening and weekend commitments. Overtime is compensated with time-off in lieu, during slower periods of the annual schedule.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement the long-term artistic vision for Tangled programming including curating or overseeing the curation of Tangled Art Gallery exhibits and inclusive educational and public programming
  • Supervise support staff and mentor emerging arts administrators;
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  • Provide mentorship and guidance to Deaf, Mad and Disability-Identified artists and curators.
  • Research, develop and implement accessible curatorial practices;
  • Oversee juries and selection committees related to artists-in-residence, curators-in-residence and recommender grants;
  • Community development through building and maintaining relationships with other disability arts organizations worldwide;
  • Manage relationships, research and connect with diverse artists with a wide range of access needs and review submissions;
  • Develop and maintain relationships with funders, sponsors and donors; liaising with arts councils and arts council officers, and report on Tangled activities;
  • Publicly represent Tangled in media interviews, public forums, professional speaking opportunities, panels, etc.
  • With the Executive Director, ensure long-term sustainability of the organization through fundraising (including grant writing), implementing a social enterprise strategy and developing and maintaining the annual budget;
  • Report to the Board of Directors.

Qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge of and experience within disability arts and culture;
  • 3-5 years’ experience in not-for-profit organization, or equivalent training and experience;
  • Minimum 2 years of curatorial or artistic practice;
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and mentor staff and emerging artists
  • Familiarity with accessible programing and curatorial practices;
  • Commitment to regional artistic initiatives and willingness to engage the public;
  • Superior communication, project management, and organizational skills;
  • Demonstrated commitment to working collaboratively and collegial spirit;
  • Superior interpersonal skills, comfort with media and public speaking;
  • Experience working with volunteer boards and committees;
  • Experience working in a gallery an asset

Tangled Art + Disability is strongly committed to equity and values diversity. We encourage applications from First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of racialized communities and LGBTQ-identified persons. Applications from Deaf, Mad and disability-identified persons will be prioritized. Interested candidates are invited to send a PDF of current resume and a brief letter of interest in one document to careers@tangledarts.org

DEADLINE for applications: Friday November 16, 2018 at 5:00 pm EST. Please no phone calls. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted by November 23, 2017. Interviews will be held in Toronto or by Skype.

 

 

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-Toronto-
Senior Manager, Philanthropy & Planned Giving
Art Gallery of Ontario

Regular Full-Time (35 hours per week)
Salary Range: $92,164 - 115,224 per annum

ART + ACCESS + LEARNING

The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is among the most distinguished museums in North America and is committed to making great art accessible to all. The AGO’s promise is to inspire current and future generations to see themselves in the art that we present and to create meaningful art experiences that provoke dialogue, offer new perspectives and stimulate creativity. The AGO brings transformative art experiences to life and believes in the power of art to start a dialogue, create community and change lives.

The AGO’s Collection features over 90,000 works that date from 100 AD to the present, spanning painting, drawing, sculpture, installation and performance. The AGO showcases the best of our Collection and presents exceptional temporary art exhibitions, often in partnership with leading museums worldwide. Visitors enjoy a dynamic suite of programs, including artist lectures, school tours, Family Sundays, First Thursdays, special events and performances, camps and studio courses. Accessibility and inclusivity are at the heart of what we do – from Art in the Moment, offering specialized tours to those living with dementia, to Free After 3 Youth Programs and Free Wednesday Nights.

The AGO enjoys a healthy financial position, achieved in part through a robust membership program, a thriving Development division and dynamic exhibitions and public programs that attract over a million visitors a year (2017/18). The AGO is developing a bold 10-year vision to ensure its position as a leader in global conversations. The AGO is preparing to launch a major fundraising campaign to elevate the AGO’s position at home and abroad.

The AGO is establishing a proactive Planned Giving Program to maximize the potential within our significant loyal donor base.  The successful candidate will have the unique opportunity to build the program, develop marketing strategy and materials, and integrate the new program with our upcoming campaign.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding gift planning and major gift ($25,000+) donors.
  • Building and managing a portfolio of approximately 80-90 gift planning prospects and/or donors to cultivate and solicit to meet established annual major gift financial targets and secure planned gift expectancies.
  • Acts as in-house expert for Planned Giving and is responsible for developing strategies and tailored programs to engage the interest and involvement of individuals with capacity for major, planned or legacy gifts, or blended gifts, including gifts of art. 
  • Ensures proper stewardship takes place following a gift to maintain the donor’s involvement and support.
  • Contributes to the overall strategic direction and successful execution of the Development Division’s annual and multi-year plans.
  • Collaborates with colleagues on the implementation of the long-term fundraising strategy, aligned with overall multi-year annual and campaign plans. Implement projects and initiatives reflected in the campaign plan and the AGO strategic plan. 

Our ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of fundraising principles, practices and CRA guidelines.
  • Demonstrated track record of success securing major and planned gifts and implementing successful fundraising strategies to meet financial and expectancy targets.
  • Demonstrated track record of setting up and implementing a fundraising program and ability to build a culture of philanthropy within an organization.
  • A minimum of five years of experience in fundraising, with at least one year of experience in a supervisory fundraising role.
  • Well-developed computer literacy including familiarity with industry data analytics overlaid on a donor database.
  • Successful track record in meeting or exceeding revenue targets and managing budgets.
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, effective at follow-through and priority setting.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and relationship building skills and superior communication skills.
  • Canadian Association of Gift Planners (CAGP) Certificate (Original course preferred).
  • University degree or equivalent education and experience.
  • Knowledge of art an asset.

We invite individuals who reflect the diversity of our visitors to apply by visiting our website at https://ago.ca/jobs-and-volunteering. We thank all applicants but must advise that only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act & the AGO’s Recruitment & Selection Policy for Staff, a request for accommodation will be considered throughout the hiring process. The Art Gallery of Ontario is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Application Deadline: Posted until filled

 

 

 

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-Scarborough-
Art Technician
TOTAL Fine Arts

TOTAL Fine Arts, a division of TOTAL Transportation Solutions Inc., is built on experienced staff with a clear understanding of what is expected, the precautions needed, and the absolute care required when handling priceless art and artifacts. Our staff and technicians have a genuine passion for the arts. TOTAL Fine Arts has an immediate opening for an Art Technician to join a team of dedicated professionals serving our clients, including museums, art galleries, private collectors and individual artists.

Job Description:

TOTAL Technicians are required to assist with and carry out tasks including but not limited to transportation, installation and deinstallation, condition reporting, packing/wrapping of sensitive and high value artworks and artifacts, as well as providing support in the fabrication of custom crates and travel systems as needed. The candidate may also be requested to fill in for other areas in the company, aiding in the movement of high value products. Position may include other related duties as required.
The position is based in Scarborough, ON and primarily involves work in the GTA and Southern Ontario region.
The successful candidate will have the following qualities and qualifications:

  • Comfort and demonstrated experience with handling artwork and artifacts
  • High level of care and attention to detail
  • Must be legally allowed to work in Canada
  • Good physical health (position will require regular heavy lifting)
  • Professionalism, discretion and attention to detail
  • Must be bondable

Additional assets to this position include:

  • Valid G level Driver’s license, preference/priority will be given to candidates with AZ/DZ
  • An interest or educational background in the arts
  • Construction, carpentry or woodworking experience considered an asset

This is a full time position, typically Monday-Friday, with occasional weekends as required. Wage is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Interviews will be held as applications are received. Please submit applications to alauffer@totalfinearts.com.

 

 

 

 

 

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-Scarborough-
Fine Arts Coordinator
TOTAL Fine Arts

Start Date: Immediately

TOTAL Fine Arts is seeking to fill the position of Fine Arts Coordinator.

Our team is growing again to meet customer demand! Seeking applicants for immediate openings. Responsible for providing exceptional customer service to high profile clients within the fine arts field, including museums, galleries & private sector. Understanding of unique requirements for each client and ensuring quality service is provided every time is key. Demonstrated knowledge of international shipping industry and customs processes is an absolute must. You will be required to coordinate between the operations department and clients to ensure services are provided during preferred shipping dates and shuttle schedules. It is the responsibility of this position to maintain shuttle schedules and book within appointed shuttle schedules. You must be proactive with clients and operations to ensure smooth operation and immediately communicate any changes that may arise.

Key Job Duties:

  • Work with and provide support to senior fine arts staff.
  • Handle all emails and calls with authority and professionalism.
  • Work in a fast paced environment, keeping an acute attention to detail.
  • Respond to all quotes and inquiries for service in a timely manner.
  • Schedule & coordinate shipment bookings with clients and agents.
  • Accurately enter & process order data and maintain master company lists.
  • Coordinate bookings with dispatchers to ensure smooth delivery to customer.
  • Provide nothing less than an exceptional customer service experience.
  • Timely follow-up with operations and customers on all shipments in transit.
  • Manage any changes and communicate to all appropriate parties.
  • Maintain customer relations by earning their trust and respect.
  • Work with minimal supervision and take charge as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Three or more years’ experience working in or with fine arts, museums, galleries, etc.
  • Have prior experience with exhibition planning and associated logistics.
  • Knowledge of international shipping requirements and customs processes a must.
  • Proficient working with Microsoft Office Suite products.
  • Possess a passion to provide first rate customer service.
  • Comfortable working effectively in a fast pace, dead-line driven and high volume work environment.
  • Able to take charge, make decisions and positively manage change as and when needed.
  • Understanding best practices for the handling and transporting needs, with a focus on the arts
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Strong administrative and organizational capabilities
  • Attention to detail is an ABSOLUTE MUST.

                 
Please submit your resume, cover letter and any pertinent information to: alauffer@totalfinearts.ca

Cover letter must include demonstrated knowledge of transportation industry.

 

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Associate, Philanthropy and Government
Art Gallery of Ontario

Associate, Philanthropy and Government
Regular Full-Time (35 hours per week)

ART + ACCESS + LEARNING

The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is among the most distinguished museums in North America and is committed to making great art accessible to all. The AGO’s promise is to inspire current and future generations to see themselves in the art that we present and to create meaningful art experiences that provoke dialogue, offer new perspectives and stimulate creativity. The AGO brings transformative art experiences to life and believes in the power of art to start a dialogue, create community and change lives.

The AGO’s Collection features over 90,000 works that date from 100 AD to the present, and includes all disciplines – painting, drawing, sculpture, installation and performance. Led by the vision of our curators, the AGO showcases the best of our Collection and presents exceptional temporary art exhibitions, often in partnership with leading museums worldwide. Visitors enjoy a dynamic suite of programs, including artist lectures, school visits and tours, Family Sundays, First Thursdays, special events and performances, camps and studio courses. Accessibility and inclusivity are at the heart of what we do – from Art in the Moment, offering specialized tours to those living with dementia, to Free After 3 Youth Programs and Free Wednesday Nights.

The AGO enjoys a healthy financial position, achieved in part through a robust membership program, a thriving Development division and dynamic exhibitions and public programs that attract over a million visitors a year (2017/18). The AGO is developing a bold 10-year vision to ensure its position as a leader in global conversations. The AGO is preparing to launch a major fundraising campaign to elevate the AGO’s position at home and abroad.

The Associate, Philanthropy & Government plays a vital role in our success. Key responsibilities include:

  • Develops and implements strategies to identify, solicit, secure and steward Foundation supporters (develop customized proposals; coordinates and leads donor meetings; produces tailored impact reports)
  • Coordinates and executes recognition and benefits as contractually committed and ensures the timely delivery of these benefits.  Implements strategies for renewals and upgrades from Foundation Membership.
  • Develops strategic proposals for government funding project grants and special project initiatives. Conducts ongoing research of prospective sources of project grants funding to maximize opportunities and locate new funding sources.
  • Acts as the primary day-to-day contact for government project grant programs. Responsible for providing accurate and timely tracking reports on the status of proposals and coordinates reporting and compliance with terms and conditions of grants received. 
  • Participates in the Development Division prospect management system and the pan-Gallery prospect clearance process with colleagues from other divisions who also seek special project government grants, tracking all moves in Raiser’s Edge.
  • Participates in the development of the Foundation budget revenue and expense projections and monitors and tracks all related revenues and expenses. Maintains up-to-date records and reports to track performance against target.
  • Provides support across the Major Gift portfolio as required.

Our ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • 3-5 years directly related experience in Foundation and Government funding and grants
  • Post-secondary education in related field
  • Directly related experience in developing successful proposals
  • Strong understanding of Government granting programs
  • Well-developed organizational and time management skills
  • Well-developed customer management and project management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to produce efficient, well-written materials that are persuasive, with quick turnaround and excellent attention to detail
  • High level of diplomacy
  • Demonstrated experience and strong skills working with proposal design software and donor databases such as Raisers Edge

We invite individuals who reflect the diversity of our visitors to apply by visiting our website at https://ago.ca/jobs-and-volunteering.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act & the AGO’s Recruitment & Selection Policy for Staff, a request for accommodation will be considered throughout the hiring process. The Art Gallery of Ontario is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We thank all applicants but must advise that only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Application Deadline: Posted until filled

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Associate Director, Donor Relations
Art Gallery of Ontario

Associate Director, Donor Relations
Regular Full-Time (35 Hours per Week)

ART + ACCESS + LEARNING

The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is among the most distinguished museums in North America and is committed to making great art accessible to all. The AGO’s promise is to inspire current and future generations to see themselves in the art that we present and to create meaningful art experiences that provoke dialogue, offer new perspectives and stimulate creativity. The AGO brings transformative art experiences to life and believes in the power of art to start a dialogue, create community and change lives.

The AGO’s Collection features over 90,000 works that date from 100 AD to the present, and includes all disciplines – painting, drawing, sculpture, installation and performance. Led by the vision of our curators, the AGO showcases the best of our Collection and presents exceptional temporary art exhibitions, often in partnership with leading museums worldwide. Visitors enjoy a dynamic suite of programs, including artist lectures, school visits and tours, Family Sundays, First Thursdays, special events and performances, camps and studio courses. Accessibility and inclusivity are at the heart of what we do – from Art in the Moment, offering specialized tours to those living with dementia, to Free After 3 Youth Programs and Free Wednesday Nights.

The AGO enjoys a healthy financial position, achieved in part through a robust membership program, a thriving Development division and dynamic exhibitions and public programs that attract over a million visitors a year (2017/18). The AGO is developing a bold 10-year vision to ensure its position as a leader in global conversations. The AGO is preparing to launch a major fundraising campaign to elevate the AGO’s position at home and abroad. The new role of Associate Director, Donor Relations will play a critical role in our success. Reporting to the Director, Advancement Services, this position provides strategic direction to develop and oversee the operations and delivery of a donor relations program designed to foster a culture of accountability and to maximize lifetime donor support. Key responsibilities include:

  • Ensures donor terms and gift agreements are fulfilled, issues are identified and communications with donors are appropriately managed in collaboration with donor managers.
  • Participates in developing a process for the approval of fundraising priorities (Annual and Campaign), provides support to the Leadership Team for this process. Develops, implements and maintains a system to respond to emerging priorities.
  • Coordinate the giving structure for funding opportunities within a stewardship matrix to deliver commensurate benefits across giving channels (Corporate Partnerships, Major Gifts, Foundations and Government).                                                                       
  • Adhere to Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) requirements for gift receipting.
  • Oversee all aspects of donor recognition including signage, reports, marketing and communications materials.
  • Manages and coordinates the production of customized and donor impact reports.

Our ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Minimum 8 years directly related fundraising and donor relations experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience, ability to lead, motivate and support staff and senior volunteers
  • Comprehensive knowledge of fundraising principles, practices, and techniques
  • Excellence in communication skills, including effective presentation skills and expertise in effective report writing
  • Comprehensive knowledge of CRA guidelines as it pertains to fundraising
  • Well-developed strategic and analytical skills and ability to deploy resources effectively
  • Solid administrative skills with significant expertise in project management and co-ordination, preferably with campaign experiences
  • Well organized, exacting attention to detail, effective at follow-up and priority setting
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a collaborative spirit; experience leading a team considered an asse
  • Awareness of privacy legislation in treatment of confidential donor information
  • Financial acumen, effective budgeting skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software, financial and presentation software and Raiser’s Edge required;
  • Experience in a large, complex non-profit organization an asset
  • Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) designation an asset

We invite individuals who reflect the diversity of our visitors to apply by visiting our website at https://ago.ca/jobs-and-volunteering.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act & the AGO’s Recruitment & Selection Policy for Staff, a request for accommodation will be considered throughout the hiring process. The Art Gallery of Ontario is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We thank all applicants but must advise that only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Coordinator, Philanthropy
Art Gallery of Ontario

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Coordinator, Philanthropy
Regular Full-Time (35 Hours per Week)

ART + ACCESS + LEARNING

The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) is among the most distinguished museums in North America and is committed to making great art accessible to all. The AGO’s promise is to inspire current and future generations to see themselves in the art that we present and to create meaningful art experiences that provoke dialogue, offer new perspectives and stimulate creativity. The AGO brings transformative art experiences to life and believes in the power of art to start a dialogue, create community and change lives.

The AGO’s Collection features over 90,000 works that date from 100 AD to the present, and includes all disciplines – painting, drawing, sculpture, installation and performance. Led by the vision of our curators, the AGO showcases the best of our Collection and presents exceptional temporary art exhibitions, often in partnership with leading museums worldwide. Visitors enjoy a dynamic suite of programs, including artist lectures, school visits and tours, Family Sundays, First Thursdays, special events and performances, camps and studio courses. Accessibility and inclusivity are at the heart of what we do – from Art in the Moment, offering specialized tours to those living with dementia, to Free After 3 Youth Programs and Free Wednesday Nights.

The AGO enjoys a healthy financial position, achieved in part through a robust membership program, a thriving Development division and dynamic exhibitions and public programs that attract over a million visitors a year (2017/18). The AGO is developing a bold 10-year vision to ensure its position as a leader in global conversations. The AGO is preparing to launch a major fundraising campaign to elevate the AGO’s position at home and abroad.

The Coordinator, Philanthropy plays a vital role in our success, supporting revenue generation activity for Major Gifts. Key responsibilities for this role include:

  • Drafts and prepares correspondence including customized major gift proposals, thank you letters and impact reports.
  • Coordinates the delivery of donor benefits including recognition, tax receipts, official letters of receipt and membership cards.
  • Supports Major Gift cultivation and stewardship events.
  • Coordinates mass communications to donors (MailChimp, e-vites for stewardship events, etc.)
  • Participates in prospect management system and uses Raiser’s Edge to update records. 
  • Tracks and monitors major gift expenses and revenues. 

Our ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • 2 years of directly related experience in a Development environment with a focus on individual giving.
  • Well developed verbal and written communication skills with experience drafting correspondence, funding proposals and impact reports.
  • Well developed administrative, analytical and organizational skills.
  • Well developed interpersonal and public relations skills to interface with major donors, senior volunteers and AGO staff.
  • Proficiency in applicable computer programs, donor databases (Raiser’s Edge, MailChimp, Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point).
  • Knowledge of the visual arts an asset.

We invite individuals who reflect the diversity of our visitors to apply by visiting our website at https://ago.ca/jobs-and-volunteering.

In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act & the AGO’s Recruitment & Selection Policy for Staff, a request for accommodation will be considered throughout the hiring process. The Art Gallery of Ontario is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

We thank all applicants but must advise that only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Application Deadline: Posted until filled

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Graphic Designer
Design Exchange

Design Exchange is seeking to fill the part-time position of a Graphic Designer. The Graphic Designer will report to and work closely with the Programming Director, and be responsible for producing for the day-to-day design, brand, and communications collateral required across multiple print, digital, and spatial output. The Graphic Designer will work closely with full-time and part-time members of the DX team, and outside service agencies. There may be an opportunity convert to full-time employee status in 2019.

Status: Part-time Employee
Start Date: Immediate
End Date: None

Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct and execute multifaceted research and design work
  • Lead projects from conception to execution
  • Design on-brand artwork and graphics for short-term digital and print communications products including, but not limited to:
    • Day-to-day social media shareables and graphic emails,
    • Digital and newspaper advertisements,
    • Education Programs and Special Events collateral and exhibitions
    • Internal documents and forms
  • Develop an understanding of, and aid in, the planning/resourcing of projects
  • Build strong client and vendor relationships through direct and sustained contact over the course of projects
  • Manage time and hours with respect to project budgets and responsibilities across multiple projects
  • Establish conceptual frameworks to solve complex initiatives
  • Create sketches, mock-ups, prototypes, finished designs, and presentations
  • Facilitate internal meetings and creative sessions
  • Promote the consistent use of Design Exchange brand across all platforms
  • Other duties as required

Job Requirements

  • A university or college design degree (graphic design, fine art, or a related field)
  • 2-4 years of professional Graphic Design experience
  • The creative design capacity, expressed through respective education and work practice, to iterate and execute across a multitude of design projects
  • A demonstrated personality as a team player, with a collaborative nature
  • The capacity to drive to beautiful and efficient solutions
  • A proven combination of design capabilities and technological expertise
  • A pulse on a broad range of local and global issues and a cultural awareness
  • The ability to structure and articulate an argument, and to craft narratives (written, verbally, and visually)
  • Superior communication skills
  • The ability to work under leadership, as well as to lead smaller projects and initiatives
  • The ability to work under pressure and tight timelines.
  • Proven organization and production capabilities
  • Proficiency in InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, HTML, and CSS
  • Front-end development (HTML5 / CSS3) experience an asset
  • Motion Graphic animation (Adobe AfterEffects, Cinema 4D) experience an asset

How to apply: Please submit cover letter, resume, portfolio (5MB max.), and salary expectations to nina@dx.org. Only applicants that submit the aforementioned documents will be considered. 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

No phone calls, please. 

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Chief, Public Programming and Learning
Art Gallery of Ontario

Title: Chief, Public Programming and Learning
Employee Group: Executive
Number of Positions: 1
Status: Regular full-time
Reports to: Director & CEO
Division: Public Programming & Learning
Classification: E9-3
Salary Range: $150,000 - $200,000 per annum
Hours/Days of Work: 35 Hours per Week

Summary of Role:
The Richard and Elizabeth Currie Chief, Public Programming and Learning articulates and executes the AGO’s vision, strategy for public programming and learning through learning events and programs, onsite, offsite and online. This permanent, full-time position leads the AGO’s interpretive planning, visitor research, community programs/partnerships, school programs, artist-in-residence program and public programming for all ages, with a focus on building public engagement with art and the AGO experience. The Chief, PP&L is a key partner on the AGO’s Diversity & Inclusion Strategy and leads a diverse team of professional full time (30) and part time (70) staff and volunteers (250) with 3 direct reports.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Advocates for the vision and mission of the AGO and the importance of art, access and learning. Participates in the development, execution, and evaluation of the AGO’s strategic plan, and annual operating budgets;
  • Leads the annual and multi-year program strategy and development, planning and evaluation, in keeping with the Gallery’s mission, strategic priorities, and artistic goals to serve and grow the AGO’s target audiences;
  • In partnership with the Chief Curator ensures that the AGO’s programming, and content strategies are integrated into the exhibition planning process;
  • Partnering with Advancement, manages planning and operations of the Weston Family Learning Centre (WFLC);
  • Oversees the AGO’s engagement with all levels of the formal education sector through programming and partnerships;
  • Directs visitor research, including visitor experience and satisfaction with AGO’s programs, galleries and services;
  • Develops strong institutional partnerships for the purposes of audience development, engagement and access ;
  • Uses programming as a platform to ensure the AGO becomes the imaginative centre and cultural hub of Toronto and is known internationally as a leader in programming;
  • Participates in the development and execution of strategies for capital, endowment and annual fundraising campaigns, and is a relationship manager for key donors;
  • Under the guidance of the Director, and CEO, leads the Education & Community Engagement Committee of the Board;
  • Represents the AGO at national / international conferences and meetings, and supports the AGO’s drive for international recognition for innovation in visitor engagement and learning.

Qualifications:

  • A graduate degree in Education, Art History, Museology/Museum Studies or a related field of study;
  • A minimum of ten years’ leadership experience gained within the arts, culture, community engagement, education and/or academic sectors;
  • Comprehensive expertise in museum education and the theory, practice and trends in public education, communication, programming, audience research and public expectations/needs. ;
  • A track record of significant public programming and learning successes onsite, offsite and online;
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience leading large and diverse teams comprised of volunteers, unionized and non-unionized full- and part-time staff;
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience with budget and fiscal management;
  • A thorough knowledge of local / international cultural landscapes and an ambition to have AGO’s programming resonate locally and on the global stage;
  • The language of work is English.

Compensation:

  • Annual base salary range of CDN $150,000 to $200,000 based on qualifications, skills, and experience; may be increased based on annual review;
  • Participation in annual bonus program;
  • Vacation;
  • Medical Benefits, Dental Benefits, Vision Care Benefits;
  • Disability and Life Insurance Benefits;
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan
    • Relocation allowance to be considered
    • Attractions Ontario Reciprocal Admission Program
    • AGO Advantage Program (discounts on transit passes, gym memberships, select gallery programming, merchandise, memberships, etc.)

The Art Gallery of Ontario is located at: 317 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5T 1G4

How to Apply:
We invite referrals who reflect the diversity of our visitors. If you are interested in exploring this exciting Richard and Elizabeth Currie Chief, Public Programming and Learning opportunity with the Art Gallery of Ontario, please provide a cover letter and resume highlighting your relevant leadership experience to Lisa Heidman, LL.B. ICD.D, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Arlington Partners International at lisaheidman@arlingtonpartnersinc.com.

We look very forward to exploring your candidacy

 

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Full Time Art Logistics Specialists
PACART

PACART, Canada’s leading Fine Art logistic specialists, is seeking a full-time International Logistics Coordinator to join its dedicated team of professionals in Toronto.

The successful candidate will possess a pleasant telephone manner, exceptional interpersonal skills, and be customer-service oriented.

Job description:

  • Liaise with clients to coordinate packing and shipping of artworks
  • Assist logistics coordinators with estimating and coordinating ground transportation
  • Prepare and Complete import and export documentation for cross-border shipments
  • Invoice shipments upon completion
  • Reception and clerical duties as required
  • Work week standard - Monday to Friday - 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

The successful candidates must:

  • Have the ability to meet deadlines
  • Have the ability to cope with changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Have well-honed organizational skills
  • Have flexibility for additional hours as projects dictate
  • Be very detail oriented
  • Possess sales and customer-service experience
  • Practice discretion with confidential information
  • Be punctual
  • Be a creative thinker
  • Be computer literate, working in a PC environment (MS Excel, MS Word)
  • Valid G Class driver’s license, comfortable driving in downtown core and surrounding GTA
  • Experience with air, ocean, ground freight and Canadian import and export customs formalities would be considered an asset

Assets to the position:

  • An interest in the Arts
  • Freight forwarding and/or logistics experience
  • Experience with cross border customs and/or brokerage
  • French as a second language

Wage & Benefits:

  • $18.00 per hour starting rate with review after 6 months’ probationary period
  • Medical / Dental Benefits after 6 months of service
  • Self-directed pension contributions after 1 year of service

Interested candidates may apply by submitting their cover letter and resume to:
employment@pacart.ca

 

 

 

 

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-Toronto-
Full Time AZ / DZ Driver
PACART

Compensation:$70,000 +
Employment type: full-time

PACART, Canada's most respected fine art transport company has a full time position available in our Toronto location for a Ontario licensed class AZ and DZ drivers who is energetic, careful, conscientious and pays attention to detail. The successful candidate will possess good interpersonal skills, be customer service oriented and have an interest in the arts.

Requirements:

  • Must be able to work flexible hours
  • Valid AZ / DZ class Ontario driver’s license
  • Supply a current CVOR or drivers abstract
  • Possess a valid AZ / DZ class license, valid passport or PR card and be able to travel in the USA when required.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug testing screening and participate in a Drug and
  • Alcohol program in accordance with USDOT regulation

Assets:

  • Provide RCMP or provincial police background check
  • An interest in the Arts
  • Relational knowledge of Metro Toronto
  • City driving experience
  • Bilingual ( Not a requirement )
  • Computer literacy

Scope of work:

  • Local delivery
  • Long distance driving - single and dual
  • Over night or out of town driving up to a week at a time
  • Some onsite and warehouse packing

Salary: 70,000 +

Job Type: Full-time

Required license or certification:

AZ / DZ

 

 

 

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-Burnaby, BC-
Woodworking Specialist / Fine Art Technician
PACART

FULL TIME POSITION

Background:

PACART (www.pacart.ca) is Canada’s most respected Fine Art and Exhibition Logistics provider.

We have recently expanded our Toronto operation and now require a talented individual to enhance our Local Service team

Nature and scope of position:

The successful candidate for this position will join our team of professional Fine Art Technicians providing:

  • Packing, Crate Construction and Installation services;
  • Local and Regional transportation services in company vehicles;

Qualifications: The successful candidate should possess:

  • a keen interest in the arts;
  • woodworking skills and experience;
  • relevant experience with packing, handling and installation of a variety of artwork;
  • a valid Class 5 class Licence (Class 3 or Class 1 licenses are definitely an asset);
  • the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing;
  • a professional appearance;
  • excellent interpersonal and client service skills;
  • detail-oriented organizational skills;
  • the ability to work independently
  • flexibility to travel within Canada and the USA

Job Type: Full-time

Email Resumes to : Devon.giroux@pacart.ca with the heading PACART BC OFFICE

 

 

 

 

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