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 programs@kiac.ca

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 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