Director of Public Programs

Director of Public Programs (4 days a week, 28 hours)

The Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery is seeking an innovative and energetic professional to lead the Public Programs department at the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery. Key programming areas within this department are:

  • Public programs, including interpretive planning for exhibitions, family programs, adult enrichment programs, and studio programs for learners of all ages
  • School-based programs, including programs for students grades K-12 and teachers
  • Community arts projects, including developing networks and relationships with local groups and organizations
  • Curation and organization of an annual student art exhibition, Expressions
  • Preparation and management of the departmental budget and shared responsibility for achieving Gallery budget goals

The successful candidate will have a degree specializing in the arts, knowledge of contemporary art, art history and current approaches to interpretation and learning in gallery/museum settings, and at least 5 years related experience, (at least 3 years’ experience in a management role)

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Send a resume and cover letter by Monday, May 24, 2019 at 5:00 pm to:

Shelly Mitchell, Director of Finance & Administration
Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery
101 Queen Street North, Kitchener, ON N2H 6P7

We thank all applicants for their interest in the Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery; however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.