We are looking for a dynamic Programming and Exhibitions Specialist to join our team.
JOB TITLE: PROGRAMMING AND EXHIBITIONS SPECIALIST
REPORTS TO: Executive Director
HOURS: 32 hrs/week, 4 day work week
SALARY: $23.53/hr, plus benefits package; $24.13/hr after June 30th, 2023
DEADLINE: Friday, January 27, 2023
The Workers Arts and Heritage Centre’s mandate is to bring together and celebrate all working people (paid and unpaid) through art, history and culture, enabling a stronger, more connected community. WAHC is located in the James Street North neighbourhood in Hamilton, in a designated heritage building, the Custom House, on the territory of the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabek.
We are currently seeking a Programming and Exhibitions Specialist to form part of the permanent core staff team. This position’s primary role is multifaceted: coordinating our Main Gallery exhibition schedule and related auxiliary programs; programming and managing our children and youth programs; coordinating and developing Community Gallery exhibitions; working with artists, community and union partners to deliver programs; co-managing WAHC’s social media presence.
This position is unionized with CUPE 1281, and as such has excellent protection and benefits. WAHC offers a generous compensation package that includes health benefits, a pension plan, plenty of holiday time, sick time and lieu time and flexible work hours.
This position is a critical part of a small staff team, driving and supporting the work of the organization, in a shared office environment. As with most small arts organizations, this position will also be expected to contribute to shared responsibilities and a collaborative work environment.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Development/Coordination of Programming:
Promotion and Communications:
We are looking for someone who is a progressive thinker, supportive and understanding of equity and inclusion, is adaptable, has initiative and has an appreciation for what WAHC does, and our mission/vision/values.
Please send a resume and cover letter as one PDF document before midnight on Friday, January 27, 2023 to email@example.com.
No phone calls or email inquiries please. We regret that we can only respond to those selected for an interview.
WAHC promotes and values employment equity. We encourage those who have experienced discrimination based on sexual orientation, race, class, gender, ability and other systemic forms of oppression to apply and self-identify if they wish to do so.
Please note that our building is fully accessible and should you require any accommodations throughout the hiring process, please let us know with your submission.
WAHC is fully accessible.
Workers Arts and Heritage Centre
51 Stuart Street
Photo: Labour Day Walking Tour, 2016 by Kat Williams.