The Alberta Foundation for the Arts (AFA) acts as the Government of Alberta's arts funding agency. We are currently accepting applications to fill vacancies on the Board of Directors. This recruitment will focus on Calgary and area.
The AFA Board is responsible for policy and funding decisions concerning the support of Alberta artists and arts organizations. The AFA Board oversees AFA programming and operations that support the implementation of the AFA Strategic Plan. This includes the review and approval of all arts grants, awards and the acquisition of original works of art for the AFA art collection. Applicants should have knowledge and experience in board governance and process. Applicants should also have a background of involvement in the arts as a volunteer, an artist, an arts administrator or in some other professional field of endeavour in Alberta's arts sector. Excellent communication skills are required and experience in policy and program development, financial management and committee leadership would be beneficial.
Appointment of each member of the AFA Board is typically for a fixed term of up to three years, with the potential for reappointment based on satisfactory performance. Individuals who are Alberta residents may apply for appointment to the AFA Board or may be nominated by another individual, group or organization. Applicants are expected to provide complete resumes including the names of three references.
Online applications are preferred. To apply online, please visit https://www.jobs.alberta.ca/. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted. Applicants who apply online will receive an e-mail acknowledging receipt of their application.
Read more at http://www.affta.ab.ca/Arts-In-Alberta/Arts-Opportunities/Alberta-Foundation-for-the-Arts-Recruiting-New-Board-Members