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Position Posting
Head, Programs and Collection

The Art Gallery of Windsor is a non-profit charitable organization formed in 1943 that collects, interprets and presents the visual arts of Canada, including artists of Indigenous and Inuit heritage, as well as the artists from the United States and Europe. The AGW is a valuable cultural resource for Windsor and Essex County as the region’s largest public art gallery.

The Art Gallery of Windsor is currently seeking a Head, Programs and Collection (hereafter “HPC”) to join our organization in a new senior manager position. Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the HPC is responsible for developing, executing and evaluating the gallery’s annual programming plan, driven by AGW’s forthcoming 2021-26 Strategic Plan and according to AGW’s mission, vision, and values. Responsibility encompasses AGW’s curatorial, education, collections, and programming, supporting a cohesive artistic direction and building a culture of respect and collaboration as a member of AGW’s management team. An ambitious curator, programmer, and administrator, you will plan the curatorial, preparation, registration, collections, and programs functions of the Gallery.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree in a related field such as Art History and/or Arts Administration (an advanced Masters-level degree would be an asset)
  • Minimum three years experience in museum or art gallery administration, including exhibition coordination, project management, grant writing, staff supervision, budget development and administration;
  • Minimum three years curatorial experience with demonstrated success in originating art exhibitions, including all facets of research, production, installation, publication, and budget development and control;
  • Minimum two years supervising and motivating staff, volunteers and/or interns;
  • Demonstrated scholarship in the areas of Indigenous Art and/or the art of Canada;
  • Demonstrated leadership, interpersonal, and planning skills, and ability to supervise and motivate staff;
  • Knowledge of funding agencies and experience in writing grant applications;
  • Knowledge of museum management principles, exhibition methods, team approach to planning, current collections management standards and procedures, and technology within museum services areas

Please send your CV and a statement of interest by October 5, 2020 to:
Thomas Boucher at tboucher@agw.ca

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

The Art Gallery of Windsor is committed to employment equity and supports building a skilled and diverse workforce. Members from the following designated groups (Women, Indigenous, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities and Sexual Minorities) are encouraged to apply and to self-identify.

Posting Date: September 14, 2020


Position Posting
Audience Engagement Coordinator

The Art Gallery of Windsor is a non-profit charitable organization formed in 1943 that collects, interprets and presents the visual arts of Canada, including artists of Indigenous and Inuit heritage, as well as the artists from the United States and Europe. The AGW is a valuable cultural resource for Windsor and Essex County as the region’s largest public art gallery.

The Art Gallery of Windsor is currently seeking an Audience Engagement Coordinator (hereafter “Coordinator”) to join our organization for a central role in encouraging audience engagement with AGW programs. Under the direct supervision of the Head, Programs and Collection, the Audience Engagement Coordinator is responsible for generating excitement around AGW programming. The incumbent will encourage public involvement in programs through story-telling, community connections, and effective communications, primarily through use of digital tools.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • University of college degree in digital production, communications, film journalism, or multimedia storytelling;
  • Minimum five-years of experience working with image, sound and video editing software;
  • Two years of demonstrated experience in community engagement with demonstrated experience collaborating with community and creators to execute creative projects;
  • Knowledgeable about web design and user experience;
  • Comfortable interacting with the public (in person and online) with respect and enthusiasm;
  • Demonstrated digital literacy skills and an ability to communicate effectively with a broad public about art, artists, and other creators;
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and carry out assigned duties and responsibilities with minimal direct supervision;
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with the public, staff and external agencies and to work as a member of a team;
  • General knowledge of the visual arts is an asset;
  • Excellent communications and time management skills;
  • Available to work evenings and weekends, as needed.

Note: At the present time, this role will be largely remote to comply with public health guidance. Onsite work will be required when the AGW re-opens to the public.

Candidates are advised that this is a unionized position within the scope of the AGW’s Collective Agreement with the Canadian Union of Public Employees.

COMPENSATION
Start: $23.98/hr, 6 months $25.18/hr, 1 year $26.39/hr

Please send your CV and a statement of interest by October 16, 2020 to:
Thomas Boucher at tboucher@agw.ca

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

The Art Gallery of Windsor is committed to employment equity and supports building a skilled and diverse workforce. Members from the following designated groups (Women, Indigenous, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities and Sexual Minorities) are encouraged to apply and to self-identify.

Posting Date: September 14, 2020