Job Opportunities

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 www.kiac.ca 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 kdubois@kiac.ca 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