April 12, 2005

Director and Curator, Exhibitions, at The Alberta College of Art and Design

Illingworth Kerr Gallery at Alberta University of the Arts
Director and Curator, Exhibitions

– The development and implementation of a gallery approach that is considerate of college programs, and international and Canadian art movements and practices.

– The direction and supervision of gallery staff, inclusive of workload assignments, support, evaluation, and collective agreement administration.

– The development and administration of gallery operating and capital budgets


The successful candidate will have a MFA, MA or PhD in Art History (or equivalent in a relevant field) with a minimum of three to five years curatorial and/or gallery management experience and a familiarity with Canadian and/or international art practice. Essential skills include excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills, experience in staff supervision, and the ability to respond to student needs and work effectively with colleagues in a team environment.

Applications will be accepted until Friday, May 6, 2005

– Applications must include current curriculum vitae with a statement of interest with regard to the arts, including a vision for a gallery that aspires to international stature in exhibitions and practices and references from at least four (4) professionals within the field submitted by Fax or e-mail to:

Advisor, Human Resources

Alberta College of Art & Design, FAX: 284-6236 or by e-mail [email protected]

1407 14th Avenue N.W., Calgary, Alberta T2N 4R3,

For further information about the College and this position please visit our web site at

The Alberta College of Art & Design thanks all applicants in advance for their interest however only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. All requirements of Canadian immigration regulations must be met in determining the successful candidate; however we welcome expressions of interest from all parties regardless of citizenship or residency. The Alberta College of Art & Design is an equal opportunity employer.

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