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Current Opportunities

Libraries build community.

At RPL, we’re on a mission to provide Regina residents with opportunities for discovery and learning in an inclusive, customer-centred, and safe environment — and we could use your help.

Director / Curator, Dunlop Art Gallery

You are passionate about contemporary Canadian art.

You use that passion to curate shows that draw attention – to the art itself, and to the message behind the art.

You’re ready to use that knowledge as a Director/Curator in a world-class art gallery in the heart of the Canadian prairies.

If this sounds like you, read on!

Regina Public Library (RPL) is seeking a Director/Curator for Dunlop Art Gallery. Reporting to the Deputy Library Director, the position manages the operations and activities of Dunlop Art Gallery and the RPL Film Theatre, an arthouse cinema dedicated to presenting the best in world cinema and bringing community together through film.

Dunlop Art Gallery is offered through Regina Public Library, in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. It presents a diverse range visual artwork, enhances visual literacy, and offers exhibitions, programs, publishing and collecting. It operates out of two galleries – one at Central Library downtown, and a second, satellite gallery at Sherwood Village Branch in Regina’s Rochdale community. The Dunlop’s focus is on contemporary culture.

RPL is a dynamic hub of literacy, lifelong learning, curiosity and new ideas, integral to the social and economic vibrancy of Regina. Our core mandate is to create enriching educational experiences for the community we serve, while embracing innovation and continuous improvement. Through our Central Library and eight Branch locations, RPL fosters community meeting places that celebrate cultural differences – where citizens unite in the joy of reading, the arts, literacy, and lifelong learning. 

The position:

  • Oversees artistic direction and development of all exhibitions, educational programs and outreach initiatives;
  • Creates and oversees development of learning and programming for the Dunlop and the RPL Film Theatre;
  • Directs the acquisitions process for the permanent collection and art rental collection, and oversees growth and maintenance of the collections;
  • Actively seeks funding for programming initiatives, and oversee all aspects of funding application processes, ensuring units fulfill reporting requirements for grants and other funding opportunities;
  • Researches and implements best practices for cultural institutions to inform operational procedures;
  • Manages the performance of permanent full-time and part-time staff members;
  • Serves as the public face and chief advocate for Dunlop Art Gallery and RPL Film Theatre:
    • Maintains positive ongoing relationships with internal, local, national and international stakeholders
    • Builds meaningful partnerships and foster collaborations with audiences, organizations, and stakeholders;
    • Fosters collaboration with regional and national cultural organizations and academic institutions;
    • Increases visibility and influence of the Dunlop Art Gallery and RPL Film Theatre with elected officials, all levels of government, media, artists, funders, sponsors, educational institutions, visitors, and the general public; and
    • Defines, communicates and implements a cultural vision that articulates the gallery’s creative direction and inspires people to achieve their best.

You bring:

  • A minimum three years’ experience working at a cultural institution in an arts administration role (preferably managerial);
  • A minimum of three years of curatorial or programming experience;
  • A Graduate degree (MA or higher) in art history, curatorial studies, fine arts, film, or cultural studies; and
  • Strong business acumen.

RPL offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including 100% employer paid group benefits and five weeks of annual vacation. Learning is one of RPL’s values and is demonstrated through significant support for professional development.  Please see link for details. 

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Department Head, Central Library

WMC is recruiting for a Department Head, Central Library.  Regina Public Library (RPL) is a mid-sized urban public library where the joy of reading, discovery and lifelong learning is respected and encouraged. The programs, services, and supports we provide help to build a strong community: one that values knowledge and understanding, which respects, and upholds diversity. Our community supports us back with their passionate commitment to Regina Public Library.

RPL’s high energy management team is committed to evidence-based decision making and accountability in a team environment. If you place high value on the impact that public libraries can have in their community, you will find that your passion and experience leading staff to deliver customer-focused service with a diverse community will have enormous impact in Regina.

APPLY:

Interested applicants are invited to apply by email to David Howes, Executive Search Consultant, WMC:  davidh@wmc.on.ca

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Send us your resume and cover letter!

Regina Public Library is always accepting resumes, and applications will be kept on file for three months.  If you are interested in applying for a specific competition, please indicate the competition number in your cover letter.

Applications from permanent qualified Regina Public Library employees will be considered prior to external candidates.

All applicants are thanked for their interest, however only selected applicants will be contacted for an interview within 3 - 4 weeks of the competition closing date.

We encourage you to complete this RPL Application Form and include it with your resume and cover letter.

By Email:
resumes@reginalibrary.ca

By Mail:
Regina Public Library
Human Resources
PO Box 2311
Regina, SK
S4P 3Z5

By Fax:
306.949.7273

 

Common Job Openings

Regina Public Library is made up of a variety of job categories. Most job openings occur in the Page and Library Clerk categories.

Page
A Page performs a variety of non-public service duties related to the physical organization and maintenance of the collections. Specifically, along with other duties, a Page sorts and organizes returned material and then shelves this material.
Educational Requirement: Grade 10

Library Clerk 
A Library Clerk provides a high level of client service, and assists with clerical duties including circulation and maintenance of library materials, directional questions and maintenance of records and files essential to the operation of library services to the public.
Educational Requirement: Grade 12

Library Assistant 
A Library Assistant assists with the planning, development and delivery of programming for children and adults that reflects the interests and make-up of the service area, provides reference and reader's advisory services to the public, assists in collection development, assists in the circulation of materials and assumes responsibility for the unit in the absence of the supervisor.
Educational Requirement: A Bachelor's degree

Librarian
A librarian plans, develops and co-ordinates many aspects of information services. (S)He is involved in the selection, acquisition and organization of materials such as books, videos, CDs and DVDs. A librarian is also responsible for making information readily available to the public by assisting them in locating sources of information and providing instruction in research techniques. 
Educational Requirement: A Master's of Library Science degree

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