Director, Union Gallery


Union Gallery

Application Deadline: December 17, 2019
Location: 1st floor Stauffer Library, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario

Hours: 30 hours per week. Some evenings and weekends.
Interviews: early January 2020, start date ASAP

Job Summary
Union Gallery is a student-centred contemporary art gallery at Queen’s University in Kingston, ON, with a dynamic program of student and professional art exhibitions. For 25 years, the gallery’s programs have served the Queen’s and the greater Kingston community. As a student-centred space it provides experiential learning, professional skills development, and research opportunities for university students.

The Director will provide organizational leadership and shape strategic initiatives in the ongoing development of Union Gallery’s program. The Director will provide artistic and curatorial direction while overseeing design, marketing, production, interpretation, outreach, publishing and program evaluation. The Director is responsible for the overall management of operations, facilities, budgets, fundraising, programs and partnerships.

This is a position that requires availability during gallery hours and scheduled programming events. Hours (30 hours /wk). Some evenings and weekends. It is a 1-year contract with the possibility of renewal for 2 more years. Minimum salary: 45,000. Basic benefits package included. 2 weeks paid vacation in year one.

Interested candidates are requested to submit a cover letter and CV, two related writing samples and telephone contact information for three professional references. Submit with the subject heading: “Union Gallery Director application 2019” to Jen Kennedy at by December 17, 2019.

Please visit the gallery website: for a detailed job description.