Director of Development and Curatorial Manager/Senior Curator, Remai Modern

Now Hiring: Director of Development and Curatorial Manager/Senior Curator

Remai Modern is one of Canada’s leading art museums of modern and contemporary art, located on the banks of the South Saskatchewan River in Saskatoon. The museum is currently seeking applicants for two major roles.

The Director of Development is responsible for securing major gifts to meet annual fundraising goals and for executing a development plan—including managing the Development Department—which meets the ongoing strategic, operational and capital needs of Remai Modern.

The Director of Development reports to the Co-Executive Director & CEOs, Aileen Burns and Johan Lundh, and actively engages the Remai Modern Foundation in the execution of the fundraising plan. This position is also responsible for maintaining relationships with existing donors and sponsors, implementing strategies to upgrade donors and sponsors, and maintaining a portfolio of prospective donors and sponsors.

Remai Modern’s ideal candidate has a master’s degree and/or a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) designation; seven to nine years’ progressively responsible experience in developing, implementing and managing fundraising programs; knowledge of public sector, non-profit organizational operations; and demonstrated ability to build and foster effective relationships.

Salary Range: $105,740.88 to $124,245.37 per annum (2022 rates)

This is a full-time, permanent position. The posting closes on July 30, 2023.

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Remai Modern is looking for a Curatorial Manager & Senior Curator. This new position, which reports to the Director of Exhibitions & Collections/Chief Curator, Michelle Jacques, is responsible for the management of the curatorial team.

Responsibilities will also include contributing to the programming and development of major exhibitions, collaboration on integrated program planning and the development of short and long-term curatorial plans such as collection development, exhibition program development, and interpretive planning development.

The Curatorial Manager & Senior Curator works collaboratively with all museum departments including Learning and Engagement, Development, Marketing and Communications, Finance, and Operations.

The museum’s ideal candidate has a Masters of Arts or higher in art history, curatorial studies or museum studies; seven years current and progressively responsible related experience including five years of experience managing a team; and experience originating art exhibitions, including all facets of research, production, installation, publication, and budget development and control.

Salary Range: $85,052.88 to $99,937.92 per annum (2022 rates)

This is a full-time, permanent position. The posting closes on August 13, 2023.

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About Remai Modern
Remai Modern is a museum of modern and contemporary art in Saskatoon, a vibrant city that serves as a central hub within the province of Saskatchewan. Saskatoon boasts a growing population, strong economic base, low cost of living, and vibrant cultural life.

The museum occupies a purpose-built, state-of-the-art building, which opened in 2017. Designed by Bruce Kuwabara, KPMB, it includes multiple gallery spaces across three floors, an expansive hands-on learning space, a 150-seat theatre, a restaurant, outdoor terraces and rooms with stunning views of the nearby South Saskatchewan River.

Remai Modern is home to a collection of more than 8,000 works. We cherish our responsibility as custodians of culture, and collect local and international modern and contemporary art that connects, inspires, and challenges diverse audiences through equitable and accessible programs. The museum’s vision is to be a welcoming and inclusive public gathering place where we recognize the past, engage with the present, and envision new futures together through art.

Remai Modern is situated on Treaty 6 Territory and the Traditional Homeland of the Métis. We pay our respects to First Nations and Métis ancestors and reaffirm our relationship with one another. The museum’s programming is supported by the Frank and Ellen Remai Foundation, the City of Saskatoon, the Canada Council for the Arts, SK Arts and SaskCulture’s Saskatchewan Lotteries Fund.

Contact Information:
Alvin Claypool, HR Business Partner

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