The Inuit Art Foundation is seeking applicants for a Program Officer, a short-term Young Canada Works funded contract.

Application Deadline: Friday, November 23, 2018 at 5PM

The Inuit Art Foundation is seeking to hire a full-time Program Officer to work on its Inuit Art Quarterly Profiles from December 2018 – March 2019. The Program Officer will work with IAF staff, Inuit artists and other cultural institutions to create biographical profiles of Inuit artists from across Canada in order to highlight their contributions to Canada’s national artistic heritage as well as to Inuit self-determination. In addition, the Program Officer will help to publicize the information in the IAQ Profiles online through the IAF’s website, newsletter and social media platforms.

The IAF is seeking a candidate with the following profile for the placement:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in art history, information studies, visual arts, museum studies or related field;
  • Previous experience working in a cultural institution or non-profit;
  • Exceptional attention to detail;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize in order to meet deadlines;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, with experience with database software considered an asset; and
  • Meets the Young Canada Works at Building Careers in Heritage eligibility requirements.

Foundational knowledge of Inuit art will be considered a strong asset.

Contract Dates: December 3, 2018 – March 29, 2019

Hourly Wages: $17.00 per hour

Interested applicants should submit a letter of intent and resume to by 5PM on Friday, November 23, 2018.

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. The Inuit Art Foundation is committed to diversity and encourages applicants from all backgrounds to apply.