Monday, July 28, 2008

Job: Common Weal seeks an Executive Director

Common Weal Community Arts is a provincial arts organization located in Saskatchewan that links professional artists with communities to promote social justice and cultural identity through collaborative art projects and research. The position of Executive Director contributes by leading the day-to-day operations of Common Weal and working in collaboration with the board of directors, ensuring that the mandate and values of the organization are upheld.

Reporting to the board of directors, this position provides leadership in a variety of areas including: strategic planning, human resources development, management and support, board support, policy development, fund development and financial management, partnership development and internal/external communications.

Education and Experience:

-Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree or a relevant area and a minimum of 3 years of related arts management experience;
-Demonstrated leadership and management skills in the not-for profit sector;
-Demonstrated experience and knowledge of community development processes and community-engaged art practices
-Demonstrated experience developing funding proposals, conducting evaluation and establishing organizational benchmarks;
-Bookkeeping and accounting knowledge;
-General understanding of Macintosh Environment and Office Software;

Salary Range
$35 000.00 - $40 000.00
-Benefit package provide after compulsory probation period.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae/resume and references by August 25, 2008 to

By mail:
Elwood Jimmy, Executive Director
Common Weal Community Arts Inc.
2431 8th Avenue
Regina SK S4R 5J7

By e-mail:

For more information, please refer to our website at

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