The McMichael is seeking a full time Executive Assistant who acts as the primary point of contact supporting the Executive Director of the McMichael Canadian Art Collection. The Executive Assistant provides administrative support to the Director and serves as Secretary to the Board of Trustees and Foundation Board, and is responsible for protocol and governmental requirements, managing visiting officials and internal relations to the Executive Director office, and working in close relations with the Development department and the senior management team.

The successful candidate will have 3+ years administrative support experience, solid application of Microsoft Suite of products, experience working with and responding to senior stakeholders, as well as excellent writing, communication and customer service skills, with a respect for confidentiality and attention to detail. Knowledge of the art/museum environment and experience working with Boards in the government / not-for-profit and/or cultural sector are assets. Knowledge of a second language, preferably French, is also an asset.

Application process

Those interested in applying to this opportunity are asked to submit their resume with a cover letter to hr at by April 24, 2017.

We thank all candidates for their applications; only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The McMichael Canadian Art Collection supports individuals with disabilities throughout the interview process and those chosen for placement.

The Context

The McMichael Canadian Art Collection ranks among Canada’s top public galleries in size and significance. The Gallery, exhibition, and programming space are surrounded by a network of outdoor trails, outdoor sculpture garden and 100 acres of conservation land with breathtaking views of the Humber Valley. Over 6,000 works of art representing the Art of Canada comprise the permanent collection, and the gallery welcomes on average more than 115,000 visitors annually.

McMichael Canadian Art Collection 10365 Islington Avenue, Kleinburg, ON., L0J 1C0

The McMichael Canadian Art Collection is an Agency of the Government of Ontario under the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport.