Education and Public Programs 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 looking for a full-time Education and Public Programs Coordinator (hereafter “Coordinator”) with a strong commitment and enthusiasm for art education and pedagogy to join the AGW team. Reporting to the Curator of Education, the Coordinator will be responsible for the administration of K-12 school programs, family programs and administration of the Gallery Guide program. Excellent skills in multi-tasking, organizing, communication and research are pre-requisites for this position as the Coordinator will develop an understanding of the exhibitions, while liaising with and scheduling AGW’s volunteer Gallery Guides.
The Coordinator is also responsible for assisting, and supervision of studio programs including, maintaining budgets, supplies, and program registrations. The Coordinator will be responsible for maintaining outreach activities and community partnerships with a goal to sustain and build new audiences.
• Post-Secondary degree/s in the Visual Arts and/or Visual Arts Education or equivalent;
• Minimum three-years’ experience as a gallery or museum program coordinator or equivalent;
• Thorough knowledge of visual arts and the ability to research, prepare and present educational information which is accessible to a range of ages and levels of experience including grant writing;
• Strong written and oral communications and administrative skills including computer literacy and knowledge of database management systems.
Candidates are advised that this is a unionized position within the scope of the AGW’s agreement with the Canadian Union of Public Employees.
Please send your CV and a statement of interest by April 2, 2019 to both Chris Finn at firstname.lastname@example.org and Thomas Boucher at email@example.com.
Posting Date: March 1, 2019