Director of Programs & Chief Curator

Date Posted: Dec 11, 2019
Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2020
Start Date: Feb 24, 2020

Salary From: 100K To 100K+
Province: Saskatchewan
City: Saskatoon
Employee Benefits: Health, Pension, Other (e.g. flex time, comp tickets, etc.)
Check Additional Info section for more Employee Benefits
Organization's Field/Discipline: The Arts
Job's focus: Creative & Administrative
Job Type: Full-time
Career Level: Upper management

Organization Description

Remai Modern
Remai Modern is a new museum of modern and contemporary art in Saskatoon, a growing city on the vast and ever-changing Canadian Prairies. Remai Modern offers a unique perspective on art and culture in the 21st century, with an eye on the future. Building on the legacy of the Mendel Art Gallery, Remai Modern is setting a new direction for art in Saskatchewan. With increased capacity and a diverse team, Remai Modern is advancing as Canada's museum of modern art. 

Job Description

Term: Permanent full-time
Posted On: Monday, November 25, 2019
Closing Date: January 31, 2020 (or until filled)
Start Date: TBD

1. As a member of the senior leadership team, shapes and conveys the museum’s vision, strategic plan and annual institutional priorities;
2. Develops strategies and models across all program areas, including: collections, conservation, exhibitions, research, publications, performance, engagement and education.
3. Ensures the delivery of programs and related projects meet a high standard of excellence and are delivered on time and on budget , and delivers a variety  of exhibitions and programs that are critical, scholarly, and of public note that serve as a gateway for new audiences.


  • Master's degree in curatorial studies, art history, or related.
  • Ten years of progressively responsible related experience in museum management including exhibit and artistic program development, collection and acquisition coordination, public program and interpretive program development, supervision, staffing and budget development, project management and team leadership.

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