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The Art Gallery of Windsor has vacancies in the positions of:

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

LOCATION: Windsor, Ontario

POSITION DETAILS: Full Time, Permanent

REPORTS TO: Board of Directors, Executive Committee

DIRECT REPORTS: Curator(s), Executive & Fund Development Assistant, Curator of Education, Manager of Financial Services

WEBSITE: https://www.agw.ca

ABOUT WINDSOR: https://visitwindsoressex.com/

THE ORGANIZATION:

Formed in 1943, the Art Gallery of Windsor (AGW Gallery) has a mandate to present the visual arts of Canada to southwestern Ontario and the international border community of Windsor and Essex County.

As it embarks on its next 75 years, the award-winning Gallery continues to emphasize its education programs and will further develop its cutting-edge contemporary art programs and Canadian art collections (now approaching 4,000 works).

The AGW will focus on popular and culturally significant exhibitions and ongoing displays of its acclaimed collection featuring historical, modern and contemporary art.

SEARCHLIGHT PARTNERS

Art Gallery of Windsor, Executive Director – Position Specification 4

Confident and influential communicator who is engaging, outgoing, and personable.

Excellent communication and presentation skills – in written, verbal, and digital.

Strong interpersonal skills and a passion for fundraising.

High standards of professional and personal integrity. Engenders confidence and trust from staff, the Board, and arts community.

Commitment to consultation and consensus-building.

Active listener, with a collegial management style.

Results-oriented and disciplined; accepts ownership with a hands-on approach.

COMPENSATION
A competitive compensation package will be offered, complete with salary and benefits.

HOW TO APPLY
Please apply by email with your cover letter and resume by no later than January 31st, 2020. Send to: AGW@searchlightpartnersgroup.com

 

We thank applicants for their interest, however, only those advancing in the process will be contacted.

The Art Gallery of Windsor is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with Human Resource Development Canada policy, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Posting Date: November 26, 2019

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VISITOR SERVICES OFFICER (Casual Call-In)*

Reporting to the Executive & Fund Development Assistant, the AGW seeks a Casual Call-In Visitor Services Officer to assist with shift back-up to cover vacations and special event needs. The individual will possess a positive attitude, ability to work with others in a professional manner, and a willingness to cheerfully interact with the public.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to monitoring of the exhibitions galleries and artwork in the Gallery’s leased spaces, general day-to-day support to the Visitor Services and Membership Officer and public safety.

The successful candidate must have a valid Ontario Private Security & Investigative Services Security Guard License, a completed High School education, and a standard First Aid and CPR certificate. They must also possess the flexibility to work days, evening, weekend and summer hours on an irregular basis. Mature individuals with prior security experience or equivalent education are encouraged to apply.

COMPENSATION 
Start:  $14.00/hr   

* This classification is part of the Art Gallery of Windsor’s Collective Agreement with The Canadian Union of Public Employees

Please submit your cover letter and resume, with certified copies of valid Ontario Ministry of Community Safety & Correctional Services issued Security Guard License, completed High School certificate, First Aid and CPR certificate and references in confidence to:

The Art Gallery of Windsor
Attention: Thereza Cockburn
401 Riverside Drive West
Windsor, Ontario, N9A 7J1
Email:  tcockburn@agw.ca

Posting Date: August 1, 2019

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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.   

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 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 Collective Agreement with the Canadian Union of Public Employees.

COMPENSATION

Start     After 6 Months After 1 Year

$23.62/hr          $24.80/hr          $26.00/hr

Please send your CV and a statement of interest to both Chris Finn at cfinn@agw.ca and Thomas Boucher at tboucher@agw.ca

The position will remain open until a suitable Indigenous candidate can be appointed.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

The Art Gallery of Windsor is committed to employment equity and supports building a skilled and diverse workforce. Members from the following designated groups (Women, Indigenous, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities and Sexual Minorities) are encouraged to apply and to self-identify. 

Posting Date: June 13, 2019