Job Posting

Directeur des affaires autochtones et de la décolonisation / Director, Indigenous Affairs and Decolonization

The Organization: National Gallery of Canada

The National Gallery of Canada – located in Ottawa on unceded Algonquin and Anishinaabe territory – showcases, preserves, studies, and shares works in a multitude of mediums, including photography, sculpture, painting, installation, and the decorative arts.

The Opportunity: Director, Indigenous Affairs and Decolonization

The Director, Indigenous Affairs and Decolonization (the Director), will lead the Gallery in its journey to Centre Indigenous Ways of Knowing and Being by increasing the organization’s capacity to engage with First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities in a positive and sustainable way.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications and experience:

  • The Director requires the knowledge and skills normally acquired through the completion of a Graduate Degree in Social Sciences, Indigenous Studies or related field
  • Minimum of 7 years of progressive experience in a not-for-profit environment
  • Knowledge of an Indigenous language will be an asset
  • Lived experience and knowledge and familiarity with the diversity of Indigenous experience in Canada and abroad

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Situé à Ottawa sur le territoire non cédé de la Nation algonquine anishinaabe, le Musée des beaux-arts du Canada présente, conserve, étudie et fait connaître des œuvres dans une multitude de techniques artistiques, dont la photographie, la sculpture, la peinture, l’installation et les arts décoratifs.

Le directeur, Affaires autochtones et décolonisation (le directeur), dirigera le Musée dans son chemin vers l’intégration des façons d’être et des formes de savoir des Autochtones en augmentant de manière positive et durable la capacité de l’organisation à mobiliser les communautés des Premières Nations, des Métis et des Inuits.

Pour examiner de plus près ce poste.



Laurie Sterritt

Leaders International Executive Search

Phone: (778) 838-4569



Joy Beshie

Leaders International Executive Search

Phone: (613) 296 2315



Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, September 1, 2021
Type of Work: 
Full Time
Education Level: 
University (Graduate)
Prefered Method(s) of Application: 
By E-Mail
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Employer Details

Leaders International

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Ottawa, ON K1N8S7