RESUME DEADLINE: Wednesday, October 31 before 5pm.
Education and Experience
• Must have a post-secondary education in: Arts Administration, Business Administration or in a non-profit administration related field; or 5-7 years experience of successful management of the operations of an Artist Run Centre, a Non-profit Centre, or an Arts or Cultural Organizations including fundraising, contract administration, finance and administration, and managing staff; or combination of both education and experience will be considered.
• Past employment or volunteer experience with indigenous, First Nations, Metis, and Inuit organizations is considered an asset.
• Demonstration of building and maintaining strong relationships with indigenous, First Nations, Metis, and Inuit communities and individuals is considered an asset.
Skills and Training
• Project management training and experience is an asset.
• Knowledge of artist-run centres is an asset.
• Must have good working knowledge of QuickBooks.
• Must have Mac and PC experience.
• Must have working knowledge of MS Office including Outlook.
• Good working knowledge of grant writing.
• Strong communication, time management, leadership, team building, organizational skills, and project management skills is considered an asset.
• Reports directly to the Board.
• Co-manages Urban Shaman Gallery with the Director/Curator.
• Manages volunteers, students and interns.
• Works directly with financial institutions, review engagement firm, and accountants that work with Urban Shaman.
• Liaise with funders; three levels of government; other artist-run centres; non-profit sector; Indigenous, First Nations, Metis and Inuit communities; and educational institutions.
• Responsible for the day-to-day operations of Urban Shaman Inc.
• Works with the Director/Curator with management of all projects, exhibitions and programming including logistics, installation, artist relations, health/safety, audience development and public relations.
• Manage arts related space bookings for Urban Shaman Inc.
• Manage activities related to media screenings, literary and music events, and performance festivals.
• With the Director/Curator maintain currently planned community outreach strategies and workshops, lectures, and related programs.
• Maintain relationships with the indigenous, First Nations, Metis and Inuit communities, general community, funders, members and other arts organizations.
• Responsible for managing volunteers, students and interns.
• Maintain accurate financial records and prepare monthly budgetary reports in co-operation with our accountant.
• Work with auditors.
• Manage financial aspects of all grant applications, including special project funding.
• Attend board meetings in an advisory capacity and ensure that decisions of the Board are carried out and communicated as requested.
• Ensure that legal, contractual, and other obligations of the Gallery are met.
A competitive salary and benefits package is offered. Further information about Urban Shaman Inc. can be obtained at http://urbanshaman.org/us/
Interested applicants should apply with a resume and covering letter to the attention of the Daina Warren, Curator/Director: daina[at]