Project Manager, Exhibitions until November 30,2023)

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Job Summary

Reporting to the Project Management Office (PMO), the Project Manager, Exhibitions will provide internal project leadership and manages all aspects of exhibition and special installation from early development phase through final production. Under the guidance of the Senior Manager and/or Senior Project Manager(s), Exhibitions, they co-ordinate the output of many departments; provides budget and timeline structure for project, maintains schedules and production deadlines; tracks and manages exhibition budgets, manages service contracts, and solicits Senior Manager, PMO for involvement as required. The Project Manager, Exhibitions liaises with internal services and external collaborators and clients (artists, lenders, museums, guest curators, etc.); and manages all aspects of incoming art loans for exhibition including documentation, lender liaison and administration.


• Degree in Art History, Fine Arts, Museum Studies or other related field or equivalent experience;
• PMP certification and sound knowledge of project management;
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience in planning and management, ideally in the Exhibitions area or in a cultural institution;
• Minimum of 1 year experience in financial management in public programs in a cultural institution;
• Ability to develop, monitor and control budgets, work under pressure and meet deadlines;
• Excellent leadership skills, interpersonal skills, organizational and analytical skills;
• Strong communication, negotiation and mediation skills;
• General preventive conservation theory and practice;
• Knowledge of museology;
• Knowledge of Microsoft Project and Windows applications (Excel, Word, Power Point, Outlook).

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Condition of Employment

• Must meet the bilingual requirement to be invited to the interview process.
• Reliability Status - this factor is not used at the pre-selection stage.

Additional Information

• Temporary assignment with the possibility of an extension or becoming indeterminate.

• A variety of assessment tools may be used to assess candidates.
• The National Gallery of Canada is committed to having a skilled, diversified workforce reflective of Canadian Society. Applications are invited from all qualified candidates, including Indigenous peoples, women, people of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, racialized people, and people with disabilities.
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• Candidates are entitled to participate in the selection process in the official language of their choice.

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