The Context 

The McMichael Canadian Art Collection ranks among Canada’s top public galleries in size and significance. Over 6,500 works of art representing the Art of Canada comprise the permanent collection, and the gallery welcomes on average more than 115,000 visitors annually.

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.

The Opportunity 

The McMichael is seeking a full time Manager, Security & Visitor Experience.

The Manager Security & Visitor Experience is the liaison with the Security office and manages the Guides stationed throughout the gallery and Lead Visitor Experience staff at Admissions. The Manager ensures that the exhibitions and events taking place throughout the McMichael campus are supported with helpful staff who have exceptional customer service skills, while ensuring the safety and security of the visitors, the art, and the premises.

The successful candidate will have 5 to 7 years management experience, and experience working in a gallery, museum or public sector organization. Knowledge of museum security principals and experience providing security and safety oversight is required. The job will require that the Manager be on site at least one day on the weekend, and some evenings.

The candidate must have proven customer service skills and training. A second language, primarily French, is a strong asset. Valid First Aid and CPR certificate will be required. Microsoft office 365 is required and a knowledge of VISTA or Point of Sales systems are assets. 

Application process 

Those interested in applying to this opportunity are asked to submit their resume with a cover letter to by October 20, 2019.

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.

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.