Call for Programming Coordinator
Deadline: March 17th, 2023, 4pm Artcite works on the traditional territory of the Three Fires Confederacy of First...

Deadline: March 17th, 2023, 4pm

Artcite works on the traditional territory of the Three Fires Confederacy of First Nations, comprised of the Ojibway, the Odawa, and the Potawatomi. Artcite Inc. is a non-profit, artist-run centre with a rich history of supporting interdisciplinary, contemporary art presentation in the Windsor-Detroit area. We’re seeking an engaging and dedicated Programming Coordinator to join our team.

25 hours per week with occasional evenings and weekends as required. Hours may increase as funding becomes available.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • In association with the Executive Director and the Artcite Programming Committee, in accordance with the policies set by the Board of Directors, the Programming Coordinator is responsible for the general development and presentation of exhibition and events program, and as such, will:

  • Solicit and process programming submissions from artists, empowering underrepresented groups, and independent curators

  • Organize and facilitate programming meetings

  • Coordinate exhibitions and events including contracts, shipment, travel, and partnerships

  • Assist in the application of special project grants

  • Coordinate documentation of exhibitions and events, and archive related programming media coverage (compile print and online articles, obtain copies of broadcast and webcast features, etc.)

  • Act as main Programming spokesperson with the media, presenting partners, community stakeholders, artists, and the public, organize press and media coverage and promotion for gallery activities, including media releases and the design and distribution of digital and print materials.

  • Meet with the public in the gallery, answer telephone and email inquiries

  • When Applicable: Assist the Executive Director in day-to-day responsibilities

  • Update and maintain Artcite website and exhibition archives

  • Attend monthly Board meetings, programming meetings, and other relevant meetings as required

  • Work with artists and curators to craft digital/virtual art exhibitions and supplementary events

Minimum Qualifications:


  • A post-secondary degree in visual arts, fine art, curating, museum studies, art history (with a concentration in contemporary art) or equivalent experience and a thorough knowledge and understanding of contemporary art practices and the guiding principles of Canadian artist-run culture

  • Experience programming and working in a gallery or artist-run centre

  • Experience with exhibition installation. Curatorial experience is an asset.

  • Experience facilitating events and coordinating with artists

Communication, Public Relations, and Grants

  • The Programming Coordinator is one of the first points of contact between Artcite, artists, and the public, and must have the ability to represent the gallery in public and to granting bodies and community stakeholders, requiring strong oral and writing skills and experience with new media technologies

  • The ideal candidate will have proven grant-writing abilities, including demonstrated success in grant-writing for various levels of government

General, Administrative, and Interpersonal

  • Proficiency in various computer applications including word processing, spreadsheets, graphic design, web management, and social media platforms. Proficiency with G Suite, Adobe Suite, Squarespace, and Mailchimp is an asset.

  • Strong time management skills, and the ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure in a fast-paced environment

  • Capable of performing the varying physical demands of gallery and off-site art installation (e.g. hanging large pieces, comfortable working on ladders, moving plinths) and shipping and receiving artwork

  • The successful candidate will possess a demonstrated involvement or affiliation in their local arts community

  • Experience working in the non-profit sector, and managing volunteers an asset

Deadline for applications is March 17th, 2023 at 4:00 pm.

No telephone calls, please. Please send inquiries by email to


Please submit: A one-page letter of interest describing your skills and experience as they relate to this position; a curriculum vitae or résumé; and 2 samples of writing (e.g. criticism, grant or creative writing, journal articles, or other professional writing).

Please email a single PDF file to Please put “Programming Coordinator” and your first and last name in the subject line.

Artcite Inc. encourages applications from BIPOC artists and administrators, femme folks and women, and those who identify as LGBTQIA2S+. Artcite acknowledges the various socio-economic barriers at play in Calls for Applications such as these. We encourage applications from those with various lived experiences that would prepare them to contribute to the goals of our organization, including both the proliferation of contemporary arts, and our commitments to social justice, activism, and anti-racist work through the arts. Artcite staff is available to assist applicants with their applications. For more information, please contact


This position is a 3-year contract with a 3-month probationary period. The position includes a two-week paid vacation each year, along with a health benefits package. Prospective applicants may be required to take a written and technical competency test and will be required to provide a police check. Artcite Inc. is a semi-accessible, multi-level facility located in downtown Windsor, Ontario. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.