Job Opportunities

Music Lesson Instructors

Are you interested in teaching music at KIAC? 

We are looking for local musicians interested in teaching one-on-one lessons to children, youth and adults.

KIAC provides: the space, promotions, registration, and a piano (should you wish to teach guitar, drums, violin, etc, you will need to provide the instrument yourself).

Responsibilities of the instructor: Providing 30 min or 1 hour individual lessons.

Duration: KIAC runs music lessons in sessions. Each session may consists of 8-half hour classes, or 8- hour long lessons (left to the discretion of the student). We generally like to offer the lessons weekly (ex: every Tuesday for 8 weeks).

Anticipated Start Date: Mid October (flexible).

Wage: $15 per half hour lesson (or $30 per hour lesson)

To express your interest in this opportunity, or to ask any follow up questions, please contact the KIAC Programs Manager at

Deadline for receipt of statement of interest:  Sept 30, 2018

Executive Director

Are you interested in a challenging and rewarding leadership position with a well-established, internationally recognized, successful arts organization in a unique northern community

The Dawson City Arts Society (DCAS) is a non-profit, registered charity with a mandate to promote the arts in Yukon.  The society employs five year-round and several seasonal staff to operate the Klondike Institute of Art and Culture (KIAC) as a centre for development and implementation of diverse arts education, creation and presentation programming with local, regional and international outreach.  Visit for more information.

We are seeking a skilled, self-motivated individual who is able to work cooperatively and productively in a dynamic arts and cultural environment. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for all aspects of KIAC operations.

 Key responsibilities:

  • Staff supervision & related HR
  • Budget preparation & financial administration
  • Proposal writing and related reporting
  • Formal and informal reporting to/from staff, board and committees
  • Facility and project management

 Essential qualifications:

  • Proven leadership and management experience
  • Supervisory, business & financial administration experience, preferably in arts and/or non-profit sector
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills
  • Arts background and interest

Duration:                                Full time, year round

Wage range:                           53k – 64k plus benefits, commensurate with qualifications

Anticipated start date:          January 2, 2019

For detailed Job Description:  KIAC Executive Director Job Description

Applications with cover letter and resume can be submitted in person at the KIAC office, by email to or by mail KIAC, Box 8000, Dawson City, Yukon, Y0B 1G0.

Attention:  Executive Director and Recruitment Committee

Deadline for receipt of applications:  Friday, September 14, 2018 at 4:30 pm