SK Arts is seeking a highly motivated, results-oriented individual to fill the term position of Director of Administration.

SK Arts, the operating identity for the Saskatchewan Arts Board, provides grants, programs and services to individuals and groups whose activities have an impact on the arts in Saskatchewan and ensures that opportunities exist for Saskatchewan residents to experience all art forms. It pursues partnerships and delivers arts funding programs and special initiatives that provide opportunities for artists and arts organizations working independently or collaboratively to create their work and for communities and schools across the province to engage in arts activities. SK Arts considers equity, diversity, and inclusion as advantages and strengths that enhance our perspective, strengthen our work, and contribute to our innovation.


Employment Type:          Term: November 1, 2023, to March 31, 2023  (covering for medical leave, possibility for extension exists)

Salary:                              $7,755 Monthly (May be negotiable for individual with significantly similar work experience in a Government setting)

Employment Location:   SK Arts' office, Regina

Applications Deadline:    Monday, October 2, 2023 at 4:30 p.m.

Applications must include:    Current resumé and cover letter that reference the full position description (available here), demonstrate how you qualify for this position, and describe how you achieved the knowledge, skills, and competencies that indicate you can successfully perform the key responsibilities and outcomes.



Reporting to the CEO, the Director of Administration has primary responsibility for the human and physical resources of SK Arts. The individual in this position will have responsibility for:

  • oversight of human resource management and policies;
  • long-term and day-to-day management of the agency’s capital assets, technologies, and supplies; and
  • supervision of the agency’s administrative team.

Additionally, as a member of SK Arts’ management team, the Director of Administration will provide advice and support on decisions that enable the fulfillment of the agency’s mandate.



  • Minimum of bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) supplemented by five to ten years’ experience in progressive positions in an administrative environment, particularly within a public sector agency or non-profit agency of similar size and scope.
  • Significant human resource education and/or training, possibly including CHRP designation, specialized training, post-secondary study, and/or significant experience as a human resources professional.
  • Prior experience in human resource management within a unionized environment, particularly related to issues including but not limited to negotiating a Collective Bargaining Agreement, building relationships with union representation, and payroll and benefits administration.
  • Strong experience in facility management and oversight including, if possible, oversight of significant projects related to capital improvements and/or major repairs.
  • Strong understanding of technological business solutions and systems related to equipment and software as well as IT security.
  • Understanding of and experience with legal requirements and best practices around Occupational Health and Safety.
  • Understanding of and/or experience with Records and Information Management procedures in a public institution.
  • In-depth understanding of the role of a Board of Directors, Board governance, and Board/management relationships.
  • Proven abilities in discerning and analyzing issues, with decision-making capability and a proactive approach to problem solving.
  • Conceptual and critical thinking and problem-solving skills to analyze information and risks and make decisions that align with strategic and business plan goals.
  • Proven ability to identify and assess relevant data, trends, and opportunities and to consider a variety of options and then determine and recommend or implement an appropriate action or strategy.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively to plan and carry out assignments in an effective, organized and timely manner with excellent attention to detail, especially when planning and managing multiple jobs at once and during periods of heavy workload.
  • Strong interpersonal and team- and relationship-building skills and well-developed communication skills (both verbally and in writing) with a variety of audiences, and the ability to be practical and calm, to listen, to accurately comprehend, to appropriately respond clearly and sensitively to diverse internal and external stakeholders in service of a healthy, collegial work environment.
  • Experience handling confidential information with discretion.


How to Apply

Email Applications to:          This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

As a condition of employment, the successful candidate must submit a favourable Criminal Record Check.

SK Arts strives to be a workplace of choice that recognizes and empowers its people, promotes continuous learning, and provides value for the public. SK Arts is committed to employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages applications from all qualified people, including Indigenous and Métis peoples, persons with disabilities, visible minorities and new Canadians, LGBTQ2S+ peoples, and people who identify from other marginalized communities. We are also committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities in all environments, services, and programs. To request an accommodation before entering the interview phase, contact Chip McDaniel at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 306-550-6348.


While we appreciate and thank you for your interest, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.