Division: Learning & Engagement

Department: Learning & Engagement

Term: 1 Permanent Full-Time position available

Closing Date: February 24, 2023

Labour Group: CUPE 59

Posting Number: 22-19-(59) AD


Core Function

Under the supervision of the Head of Learning & Engagement, the Program Coordinator  of Indigenous Programs develops and delivers programs that focus on Indigenous art and culture, and projects for critical engagement to promote diverse voices and support work toward truth, reconciliation and self-determination. This position coordinates programs developed through partnerships that engage Indigenous and other cultural communities.


Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Develops and delivers programs with a focus on Indigenous art, knowledge and culture.
  2. Advances Indigenous educational and programmatic content in museum activities through cross-departmental collaboration.
  3. Develops and implements a range of art, education and wellness programs with a focus on community engagement and co-produced partnership activities onsite, offsite and online.
  4. Establishes, maintains and promotes community-based partnerships. Builds learning and partnership opportunities within Indigenous and other communities. Facilitates conversations with community groups and leaders in support of Indigenous art and culture.
  5. Identifies barriers to museum visitation and program participation and collaborates to improve access for Indigenous people.
  6. Supervises assigned staff, assists with hiring, establishes work assignments and assesses staffing needs. Plans and approves staff development and assists with performance management.
  7. Assists with developing and monitoring budget and work plans.
  8. Develops and delivers program evaluation. Maintains evaluation statistics and prepares reports.
  9. Assists with identifying target markets, developing marketing strategies, and the. preparation of marketing support materials.
  10. Produces reports and assists with applications for grants and funding. Participates in the Identification of potential funding sources for programs and initiatives.
  11. Maintains ongoing familiarity with best practices and innovation in decolonial museum work and museum programming.
  12. Supports and promotes the health and safety of employees in accordance with the Saskatchewan Employment Act, Saskatchewan Health Regulations and Standards, Occupational Health & Safety Regulations and Remai Modern’s administrative Occupational Health & Safety policies and departmental procedures. Maintains and monitors programs which impact employee and public health and safety.
  13. Participates in committee of project work as required.
  14. Performs other related duties as assigned.



  • Degree in a closely related field.
  • Four years of related experience developing and implementing art, education and/or wellness programs with a focus on Indigenous community, art, knowledge and culture.
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Preference will be given to Indigenous peoples of North America.
  • Possession of a valid first aid/CPR certificate, training provided upon hire.
  • Thorough knowledge of Indigenous art, culture, histories, traditions, knowledge systems, and contemporary issues.
  • Thorough knowledge of art history, art education, studio art and culturally appropriate approaches to educating and programming with Indigenous content.
  • Knowledge of current practices in decolonial museum work.
  • Demonstrated ability to express challenging ideas and concepts effectively orally and in writing. Ability to prepare and present specialized reports and educational materials.
  • Demonstrated creative and problem-solving skills.
  • Demonstrated time management skills with the ability to organize work, set priorities, meet critical deadlines, follow up on assignments and work effectively on several projects concurrently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to build and maintain effective relationships and engage in dialogue with people of varying viewpoints.
  • Responsive to diverse communities, including the ability to identify and understand intersecting issues related to age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, race, ethnicity, immigration status, religion, and Indigenous heritage.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of professionalism, discretion and confidentiality.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office Suite.


WEEKLY HOURS: 36.67 - Evening and weekend work may be required

SECURITY REQUIREMENTS: Acceptable current Vulnerable Sector Search (VSS) upon offer of employment

SALARY RANGE: $69,429.12 – 76,545.84 per annum (2023 rates)


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Remai Modern offers an inclusive workplace that embraces diverse backgrounds and commits to diversity, equity and inclusion in our workplaces. By having our workforce reflect the community we serve, we support the realization of an Institution Rooted in Place, for all residents.



Remai Modern strives to provide an accessible and inclusive workplace for all, including throughout the application and selection process through reasonable access and accommodations. Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


How to Apply

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Program Coordinator – Indigenous Programs - Remai Modern