Director / Chief Executive Officer
• Job Type: Permanent
• Salary: $130 000
The Board of Directors of the AGGV is seeking a strategic and visionary Director/CEO with strong business and financial acumen and previous experience managing a gallery or museum.
The Director/CEO will be bold in vision, bring excellence in artistic programming, and be an agent of change with a solid reputation within the arts community.
Inspirational in leadership, they will possess exceptional relationship building skills, have a track record of success cultivating and stewarding donors, and ideally have experience overseeing a major fundraising campaign and building project.
A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, and strong knowledge of modern-day governance practices is also required.
The Director/CEO will work collaboratively with the Board and staff and be a major contributor to the long-term vitality, relevance and sustainability of the Gallery. Reporting to the Board, the Director/CEO will provide strong leadership and be responsible for human resources, financial management, all activities of the Gallery, and ensure effective and efficient operations. They will develop and maintain strong relationships with all levels of the arts community, serve as an ambassador of the Gallery locally, nationally and internationally, and support and recognize the valuable contribution made by staff and volunteers to the success of the Gallery.
The Director/CEO will also lead the development of a comprehensive fundraising plan to meet the annual and longterm financial goals of the Gallery.
The Director/CEO will have a degree, preferably Master’s level, in arts administration, art history, or another relevant discipline; minimum five years’ experience leading a visual arts organization or museum; proven track record in fundraising that ideally includes managing a capital campaign; and be a proven relationship builder with the ability to build rapport and trust, and work collaboratively with diverse partners.
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Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
We encourage people of Indigenous ancestry, women, people of colour, LGBTQQIP2SA individuals and members of other diverse communities to apply for careers at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria – AGGV.
Job Categories: Museum and Gallery. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: art gallery, Canada, director, executive director, management, museum, and programming. States: -- Canada.
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