Job Vacancy | Operations Director at Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre, Canada

Application deadline: Friday 10 March, 5pm

Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre is seeking a motivated and organized individual for the full-time position of Operations Director at the Centre, to start at the beginning of April 2017.

A catalyst for cultural activity in Kingston, Ontario, Modern Fuel Artist-Run Centre is in its 40th year of operations. Modern Fuel is a not-for-profit artist-run centre facilitating the presentation, interpretation, and production of contemporary visual, time-based and interdisciplinary arts. Modern Fuel supports innovation and experimentation, and is committed to the education of interested publics and the diversification of its audiences.

The Operations Director reports to the Board of Directors and is the lead administrator for Modern Fuel, sharing a co-directorship with the Artistic Director. This is a full-time position, ensuring effective development and implementation of organizational goals and strategies, overseeing the centre’s finances including grant writing and fundraising, recruiting and training all short-term contracts, interns and volunteers and assisting the Artistic Director in the coordination of all Modern Fuel programming. This position is a renewable, 12-month contract, for 35 hours per week and offers health and dental benefits.

The ideal candidate has: An interest in contemporary art practices and artist-run culture, with relevant post-secondary education or at least 3 years of experience in the artist-run centre or not-for-profit sector; excellent time management and organizational skills with the ability to multi-task; superior English oral and written communication skills; strong attention to detail; bookkeeping and financial experience; previous volunteer management experience; the ability to work cooperatively in an open-concept office, as well as work independently and in a self-directed manner; experience working with diverse public audiences.

Applications can be sent to with the subject “Operations Director Application”.

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