Careers

Building Operator

Purpose of Position :

Reporting to the Senior Facilities Manager, the Building Operator is part of the team that looks after the Aga Khan Museum, Ismaili Center Toronto & the Aga Khan Park and is directly responsible for the day-to-day maintenance/repairs, calibration, monitoring and inspection of the site’s Physical Plant which includes but is not limited to the following; chillers, boilers, air handling units, hot water tanks, humidifiers, exhaust fans, vav boxes, pumps, motors, diesel generators, reflective pools, irrigation system and the life/safety systems. S/he participates in interdepartmental projects.

To Apply :

Please send your cover letter and resume to akm.hr@akdn.org on or before December 16, 2018.

 

The Museum thanks all those who apply, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Please note that AKM is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fair and accessible employment practices. Upon request, suitable accommodations are available under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) for applicants invited to an interview.

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Performing Arts Manager

Purpose of Position :

Reporting to the Head of Performing Arts, the Performing Arts Manager is responsible for planning, coordinating and delivering the performing arts programs and projects at the AKM, including Associate Partnerships, Co-productions and Partnerships and collaborating with the commercial department on public, performance-based private hires. The Performing Arts Manager develops the Performing Arts budget in consultation with the Head of Performing Arts. S/he is also responsible for managing the budgets and for evaluating and tracking Performing Arts projects to ensure they are achieving objectives and projected outcomes, and to provide information and analysis that will influence the development of future projects.

To Apply :

Please send your cover letter and resume to akm.hr@akdn.org on or before December 16, 2018.

 

The Museum thanks all those who apply, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Please note that the Museum is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fair and accessible employment practices. Upon request, suitable accommodations are available under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act for applicants invited to an interview.

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Commercial Director

Purpose of Position :

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Commercial Director is responsible for the quality, range and profitability of all commercial operations of the Aga Khan Museum and the Aga Khan Park. S/he manages the Private Hires, Food & Beverage and Retail Operations activities and develops and implements revenue growth strategies to generate funds to support the Museum’s core activities. Operating within the financial parameters of the institution, the Commercial Director is the lead sales- person and promoter of the Museum’s commercial activities and is responsible for delivering a set of annual financial and KPI targets. S/he develops and markets new products, events and promotions, aimed at broadening the offer of the museum products. S/he works effectively to build a database of past and potential clients, and engages actively in outreach to win new clients and business and to maintain and stimulate loyalty among clients. S/he interfaces effectively with the museum’s senior team to ensure that the quality of the services offered are in line with the AKM Brand and aligned with AKDN’s mission and vision, and specifically strives to enhance the visitor experience.

To Apply :

Please send your cover letter and resume to akm.hr@akdn.org on or before December 14, 2018.

 

The Museum thanks all those who apply, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Please note that the Museum is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fair and accessible employment practices. Upon request, suitable accommodations are available under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act for applicants invited to an interview.

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Facilities Worker (Casual contract)

Purpose of Position :

Reporting to the Senior Facilities Manager or designate this role is responsible for setting up/tearing down events, moving furniture, cleaning or any tasks required by the line manager. The Facilities Worker will also be required to assist the Building Operators in the day-to-day maintenance and repairs of the buildings equipment, systems, furniture and fixtures.

To Apply :

This is an occasional contract position and selected candidates will be engaged as and when required. Please send your cover letter and resume to akm.hr@akdn.org on or before December 14, 2018.

 

The Museum thanks all those who apply, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Please note that AKM is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fair and accessible employment practices. Upon request, suitable accommodations are available under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) for applicants invited to an interview.

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Curator

Purpose of Position :

Reporting to the Director of Collections and Public Programs (DCPP), the Curator, in his/her role as subject specialist and working with members of the curatorial team, currently comprising of one Curator and one Assistant Curator, is responsible for the curation of the permanent collections and temporary exhibitions. He/she takes a leading role in the conceptualisation, planning and implementation of feature displays and rotations. The Curator further contributes to the provision of audience-friendly interpretation for all public displays. S/he is expected to produce original research in support of public programs and share knowledge with the public through lectures, workshops, conference contributions as well as both scholarly and popular, collection-related publications, including exhibition catalogues. The Curator shares expertise associated with acquisitions, contemporary art commissions/ residencies and initiates as well as manages the curatorial aspects relating to the loan of works of art between the AKM and other institutions or private collections.

The Curator works closely with the DCPP and departmental colleagues with regard to strategic forward planning and the delivery of public programs, in particular with regard to curatorial collection tours and academic as well as other relevant, educational events for the general public. The Curator is also expected to foster and maintain excellent working relationships with other AKM departments as required, in particular the Development Department.

As a member of the AKM’s curatorial team and of the Collections and Public Programs (CPP) Division, the Curator plays a crucial role in the development and implementation of a genuinely 21st century museum in Toronto with a major global role by maintaining and expanding national and international networks and partnerships with relevant curators, scholars and institutions.

To Apply :

Please send your cover letter and resume to akm.hr@akdn.org. Shortlisting of applications will commence on September 1, 2018.

 

The Museum thanks all those who apply, however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

Please note that the Museum is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to fair and accessible employment practices. Upon request, suitable accommodations are available under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act for applicants invited to an interview.

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