Director, Indigenous Affairs and Decolonization

Date Posted: Jul 20, 2021
Application Deadline: Sep 01, 2021
Start Date: Oct 01, 2021

Salary From: 100K To 120K
Province: Ontario
Region: Ottawa Area
City: Ottawa
Employee Benefits: N/A
Organization's Field/Discipline: The Arts
Job's focus: Administrative
Job Type: Full-time
Career Level: Executive/board member

Organization Description

Leaders International
Recruiting leadership talent is one of the greatest challenges an organization can face. Leaders International brings the expertise, professional network, and tenacity to deliver the kind of candidates that today’s business landscape demands. Working with private, public, and non-profit sector clients, our group of offices across Canada provide a personalized service and seamless level of collaboration that, for decades, has built us a reputation for delivering truly exceptional candidates.

Job Description

The Organization: National Gallery of Canada
The National Gallery of Canada – located in Ottawa on unceded Algonquin and Anishinaabe territory – showcases, preserves, studies, and shares works in a multitude of mediums, including photography, sculpture, painting, installation, and the decorative arts.

The Opportunity: Director, Indigenous Affairs and Decolonization
The Director, Indigenous Affairs and Decolonization (the Director), will lead the Gallery in its journey to Centre Indigenous Ways of Knowing and Being by increasing the organization’s capacity to engage with First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities in a positive and sustainable way.


The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and experience:
  • The Director requires the knowledge and skills normally acquired through the completion of a Graduate Degree in Social Sciences, Indigenous Studies or related field
  • Minimum of 7 years of progressive experience in a not-for-profit environment
  • Knowledge of an Indigenous language will be an asset
  • Lived experience and knowledge and familiarity with the diversity of Indigenous experience in Canada and abroad

Additional Info:

For a full English and French Opportunity Profile, click here:

How to Apply:

Laurie Sterritt
Leaders International Executive Search
Phone: (778) 838-4569
Joy Beshie
Leaders International Executive Search
Phone: (613) 296 2315

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