Curator of Education
Koffler Centre of the Arts
The Koffler Centre of the Arts is Canada's only multidisciplinary, contemporary Jewish cultural institution, with a broad mandate to serve all and present a wide range of artistic programs through a global lens in a specifically Canadian context. The Koffler's unique mix of programs and exhibitions examine the arts across disciplines and cultures in a way that strengthens identity while encouraging an appreciation of difference, aiming to bring people together to create a more civil and global society.
The Koffler Centre of the Arts is currently seeking a Curator of Education, a full-time, senior management position reporting to the Executive Director. The Curator of Education is responsible for shaping the Koffler's arts education strategy and programs, growing its audience and income stream, and, in consultation with the senior management team, conceptualizing and introducing new educational offerings. S/he will supervise two assistants who handle registration and student services at the Sherman and Lebovic campuses.
The successful candidate will have a B.A. or B.F.A. in the visual or performing arts with a strong background in arts education (visual arts, music, and dance), experience managing a studio arts community education program, and superb customer service, administrative, and communications skills.
S/he must be proficient in budget management, business planning, administrative processes and policies, database creation and management, partnership management, and possess a strong independent work ethic. She/he must have an understanding of marketing education programs and fundraising. Strong organizational and communication skills, ability to collaborate and get along with a large team, to multitask, and work efficiently and accurately are a must. A driver's license and access to a vehicle are required, language skills (particularly Hebrew and Russian) and knowledge of North York/Vaughan and its communities are assets.
Application Deadline: Wednesday, August 8, 2012, 5 PM
Please submit a cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than AUGUST 8, 2012, 5 PM. The Koffler welcomes applicants from all cultural backgrounds.
We thank all applicants. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.