Touring Exhibitions Coordinator, MacKenzie Art Gallery
MACKENZIE ART GALLERY
engaging people in transformative experiences of the world through art
The MacKenzie Art Gallery is hiring a Touring Exhibitions Coordinator
Part-time in Scope (CUPE 5791)
A full job description can be found here.
The Touring Exhibitions Coordinator is a three-year term position responsible for the administration of exhibitions produced by and adapted from the MacKenzie Art Gallery’s program. This will include the organization of tour schedules, liaising with host venues, coordinating packing and transport, care, safety, accountability, and documentation (archival, digital, and photographic) of outgoing MacKenzie exhibitions. The Touring Exhibitions Coordinator will also provide general support to the Registrar, Head of Program Operations, and Director of Programs with venue research and all logistics related to MacKenzie developed exhibitions.
About the Position:
Reporting to the Director of Programs and working closely with Curatorial and Program Operations staff, the Touring Exhibitions Coordinator coordinates the operational aspects of exhibitions developed by the MacKenzie Art Gallery and adaptions required for tour. The Touring Exhibitions Coordinator must be knowledgeable in gallery and museum practices, art handling, transport (nationally and internationally), and work well with a wide range of staff, collectors, curators, and vendors. They will coordinate and distribute touring prospectuses and oversee the logistics and file management for the MacKenzie and hosting venues. The Touring Exhibitions Coordinator will act as the primary contact with partner venues on matters pertaining to logistics, invoicing, and tracking agreements. The Touring Exhibitions Coordinator will attend production meetings and other meetings as required. This position can operate remotely, in-person, or in a hybrid work model.
The role requires a highly organized person and a strategic thinker. The successful candidate will communicate professionally, exercise initiative, and work autonomously.
- Exhibition Research: Contacting prospective venues for exhibition tours, detailing critical details such as Standard Facility Reports, environmental charts and floor plans. Assist with coordinating insurance documentation on venues, and preparation of grants for touring exhibitions. Liaise with internal coworkers to adapt exhibitions for tour.
- Exhibition Preparation & Execution: Distribute tour prospectuses, object lists, crate lists, packaging lists and condition reports. Use SketchUp software to adapt floor plans when appropriate. Coordinate active touring content for Mackenzie Art Gallery website and social media. Oversee exhibition installations and take-downs where appropriate.
- Administrative: Maintain organized records of all touring exhibitions, coordinate travel for Mackenzie Art Gallery staff, assist with coordination of exhibition loans, help implement budget-conscious schedules for the circulation of exhibitions.
Education: Requires a Post-Secondary education or relevant professional experience.
Experience: A minimum of three years’ experience in related field
Salary Information: $35,000 annually
Benefits: This position includes a comprehensive benefits package.
Term: Part-time three-year term.
Hours: 22.5 hours per week
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.
HOW TO APPLY:
Please apply no later than Friday, March 11, 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:
Director of Programs
Phone: (306) 584-4250 ext. 4265
MacKenzie Art Gallery
3475 Albert Street
The successful candidate must submit a satisfactory Criminal Record Check prior to employment.