Indigenous Initiatives Summer Coordinator

This position is dependent on funding from the Canada Summer Jobs Grant.

JOB SUMMARY

The Indigenous Initiatives Summer Coordinator will report to the Head of the department and assist with planning, development, research, and execution of Indigenous Initiatives both in-person and virtually over Summer 2021.

DUTIES

  • Indigenous Day (June 21) – planning, strategizing, executing
  • Programming for WAG-Qaumajuq exhibitions, including INUA, To Draw Water, and any other Indigenous exhibition programming – working with curatorial and community partners, executing the events
  • Developing new initiatives for the WAG – brainstorming, strategizing
  • Coordinating events for the Indigenous Advisory Circle, Government of Nunavut, Winnipeg’s Indigenous community, Tunngasugit, Kivaliq Inuit Centre

REQUIREMENTS

  • Good customer service skills
  • Experience leading a team
  • Effective communication skills
  • Knowledge of the WAG exhibitions and promotions
  • Preference for an Indigenous leader
  • Experience in education

ASSETS

  • Bilingualism (English/French)
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to speak and write an Indigenous language

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The Winnipeg Art Gallery is located on Treaty No. 1, the original lands of Anishinaabe, Ininiwak, Anishininiwak, Dakota, and Dene peoples, and on the homeland of the Métis Nation. Since 1912, the Winnipeg Art Gallery has been one of Canada’s leading art museums, presenting local, national, and international artists. Qaumajuq, the new Inuit Art Centre, holds in-trust the world’s largest collection of public contemporary Inuit art.

Closing Date: May 31, 2021

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ATTN: Manager of People & Culture
Winnipeg Art Gallery
300 Memorial Boulevard
Winnipeg, MB R3C 1V1
Email: humanresources@wag.ca
Fax: 204.788.4998

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The Winnipeg Art Gallery is located on Treaty No. 1 the original lands and waters of Anishinaabe, Ininiwak, Anishininiwak, Dakota, and Dene peoples, and on the homeland of the Métis Nation.
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