Deadline to apply is 5pm on July 15, 2020

Ideal start date is October 15, 2020 (negotiable)

About the Gallery

Godfrey Dean Art Gallery is the only professional public art gallery in East Central Saskatchewan. It plays an important role in promoting local and regional artist’s work and community engagement through mounting exhibitions, offering art classes and learning opportunities, along with public art projects and other special events.

Godfrey Dean Art Gallery is a not-for-profit organization, financially supported by the City of Yorkton, SK Arts (formerly called the Saskatchewan Arts Board) SaskCulture and SaskLotteries, community and government sources, self-generated revenues, and private sector donors.

The Position

The Director and Curator leads the artistic, operational, and financial management of the organization, in accordance with the gallery’s policies, vision and mission.

The ideal candidate will have a wide range of skills related to curating and program management, as well as grant writing and reporting, policy implementation, and staff leadership.

Qualifications

Graduate Degree in Fine Arts, or equivalent education and experience, from an accredited University program with a specialization in Art History, Curatorial Studies, Cultural Studies, or Studio Art is preferred. A suitable combination of education and experience may be considered.

Three years of previous art gallery experience, or administration and operation of a cultural institution, exhibitions or related programs. Demonstrated leadership working with a staff team, community groups, and managing volunteers. Managing finances in the not-for-profit sector.

How to Apply

Qualified candidates are invited to submit application packages to Godfrey Dean Art Gallery Board of Directors by e-mail only to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject heading “Application for Director and Curator.” Application deadline is July 15, 2020 at 5 pm.

The Application Package should include:

  • · A cover letter
  • · Curriculum Vitae
  • · Names and contact information for three professional references
  • · One or two original writing samples, such as a curatorial text, article or grant proposal

The complete position description is available at https://bit.ly/2XmVWPs