Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Job: Centre for Art Tapes seeks a Director

Employment Opportunity

Executive Director
Centre for Art Tapes, Halifax, Nova Scotia

Application Deadline: Received by 5:00pm Monday, January 26th 2009.

This is a permanent full-time position.
Salary range: $30,000 - $35,000 commensurate with experience.
Start date: March 1, 2009

The Centre for Art Tapes (CFAT) is a non-profit artist-run centre founded in 1979 that facilitates and supports artists working with electronic media such as video, audio, and new media installation. The Centre provides services to a diverse membership, and the general public, including production facilities, exhibitions and screenings, as well as programs that provide comprehensive technical training and residency opportunities to professional media artists.

The Centre is a creative environment for independent artists and members of the community to access a broad range of production facilities, as well as training and mentoring programs. Through programming we enrich the public’s cultural experience of the media arts and this has a reciprocal effect on the development of our production, training, and community activities.


Reporting to the Board of Directors, the ED provides vision and direction for the Centre’s long and short-term goals, and oversees all administrative and financial operations.

Required Qualifications

The successful candidate will have at least 3 years experience:

* Developing and managing budgets
* Writing successful proposals and grants
* Managing staff and interns
* Developing professional relationships
* Developing arts-related programs
* Working with a Board of Directors
* Working in the contemporary art world, preferably in the media arts
* Working in an electronic environment

Educational Qualifications: Degree or Diploma in a related field

Please submit cv and cover letter by e mail as a PDF or by post. Received by 5pm, Jan 26, 2009.

Email to:

Mail to:
Hiring Committee
Centre for Art Tapes
5600 Sackville Street, Suite 207
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3J 1L2

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We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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