Monday, 16 June 2014
Art Gallery of Alberta is Looking for an Executive Director
The Art Gallery of Alberta (AGA) is seeking a highly organized individual for the role of Executive Administrator. This position provides administrative support to the Executive Director / Chief Curator and the AGA Board of Directors as well as to the AGA Curatorial Department.
Responsibilities in the area of administration for the Executive Director / Chief Curator and the AGA Board of Directors include: meeting scheduling and coordination, preparation and distribution of materials and minutes, correspondence and scheduling and Board support and liaison activities.
Responsibilities in the area of administrative support for the AGA Curatorial Department include: the maintenance of exhibition related correspondence, files and schedules; coordinating visiting artists', curators' and staff travel, accommodation and expense reporting; administering invoices, agreements, contracts and fee payments; assisting with the preparation of grant applications, reports and presentations; the facilitation of meetings and minute taking; maintaining mailing and reservation lists. The Executive Administrator will also field public inquiries and correspondence and provide reception duties for the Executive Director / Chief Curator.
The successful candidate will possess: a university or college degree, preferably in art history and a minimum of five years of administration experience, preferably in an arts or related cultural institution. The successful candidate must be highly organized with a demonstrated ability to effectively prioritize workflow. Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills are required, as well as an ability to exercise independent judgment, show initiative, maintain confidentiality and be proactive in the work place. Experience with the Microsoft Office suite of programs (Excel, Word, Power Point and MS Outlook) is required.
This is a full-time permanent position. A competitive compensation package, including extended health benefits, is offered.
Deadline: July 31, 2014
Please submit cover letter and CV by mail or e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Art Gallery of Alberta
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, Alberta, T5J 2C1
No phone calls please. Only those considered for an interview will be contacted.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit http://www.youraga.ca/about-us/employment/