Director of Operations, MacKenzie Art Gallery

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The MacKenzie Art Gallery is hiring a Director of Operations

Full-Time Managerial/Out-of-Scope
A full job description can be found here.

About the Position:

The MacKenzie Art Gallery (MAG) is seeking a forward-thinking leader to oversee Operations through the lens of the Gallery’s core values, including creativity, equity, and accessibility. Reporting directly to the CEO, and working alongside the Director of Programs and other members of the senior leadership team, the Director of Operations is responsible for financial management, lease and building management, budget and inventory oversight, and multi-year business and facility planning. The position acts as a part of the leadership team, while also directly supporting Human Resources, the Gift Shop, all revenue generating activities, and all departments for budgetary planning and review. The ideal candidate will possess the ability to proactively develop multi-year plans to improve efficiency, increase revenue and reduce costs as needed. The successful candidate will be able to continue the Gallery’s move into a more integrated digitally assisted workflow and will possess strong ethical integrity and knowledge to promote Diversity and Inclusion & Environmental, Social and Governance strategies.

  1. Operations and Finance: Responsible for the operational activities of the Gallery including financial management, strategic analyses, business planning, self-generated revenues, financial and statistical aspects of grant management, facility management and the maintenance and protection of the Gallery’s assets. Research, analyze and report trends and benchmarks with other organizations regarding financial and operational practices. Oversee current and future facilities planning. Responsible for the business planning and profitability of the Gallery Shop. Develop and manage the annual and multi-year budget based on the Gallery’s strategic plan with guidance from the CEO.
  2. Legal and Accounting: Work with management team and any third parties to ensure proper accounting procedures are in place and adhered to. Act as main contact for third-party Accounting providers and oversee accounting strategy including recommendations on accounting relationships and providers. Responsible for collection, remittance and reporting of statutory obligations and coordination with auditors. Responsible for oversight of policy and contract development with an eye towards compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and best practices. Alongside CEO, will be the primary contact for legal representatives, ensuring gallery meets all obligations including tax and legislation compliance.
  3. Information Technology and Human Resources: Assist Executive Director & CEO and HR & Equity Manager in the negotiation and interpretation of the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA). Supervise and manage HR & Equity Manager. Strong knowledge of relevant technological and operational policies. Responsible for information technology systems and information management systems including overseeing relevant third-party IT service providers.
  4. Accessibility and Equity: Ability to promote equity and inclusion as core concepts in all action sand decisions affecting people, programs and procedures.

Education: Post-secondary degree in a related field, knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP)

Experience: A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in relevant management experience, preferably in the arts or non-profit sector. Experience in budget and financial planning for a non-profit organization, experience in project management with demonstrated competence in contract negotiation and management.

Salary Information: $90,000 – $118,000 annually

Benefits: This position includes a comprehensive benefits package.

Term: Two (2) Year Term with Possibility for Move to Permanent

Hours: Full-time salaried

Level of Accessibility: Accessible

See job description for this position here.

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.


Please apply no later than June 16, 2022.

Applications for this position can only by submitted via the MacKenzie’s job application portal. Any applications submitted via email or by mail will not be considered. To visit the portal and apply, please click here.

Inquiries regarding this position can be directed to:
Vladan Vukovic, Human Resources and Equity Manager at (306) 584-4250 ext. 4276

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

MacKenzie Art Gallery
3475 Albert Street
Regina, SK
Canada S4S 6X6

Social Media:
Facebook: @MacKenzieArtGallery
Twitter: @atTheMAG

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