Indigenous Curatorial Collective
Program Manager – Digital Publications
About the ICCA:
The Indigenous Curatorial Collective (ICCA) is a dynamic Indigenous-led non-profit organization committed to supporting and empowering Indigenous curators, artists, writers, academics, and professionals. ICCA’s mission is to facilitate critical discourse, create professional opportunities, and foster meaningful connections within Indigenous communities and the arts sector.
ICCA is seeking a dedicated and experienced Program Manager for our Digital Publications Project. The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in overseeing the development and execution of our digital publishing initiatives, ensuring that Indigenous perspectives, copyright considerations, and Indigenous ways of knowing are thoughtfully integrated into the process. The Program Manager will work closely with Indigenous editors, artists, curators, and writers, maintaining the project’s alignment with ICCA’s values and goals.
- Lead the planning, execution, and management of ICCA’s digital publication initiatives.
- Collaborate with Indigenous editors, artists, curators, and writers to ensure that Indigenous voices and ways of knowing are centered in the publication process.
- Manage the copyright and intellectual property aspects of the digital publications, ensuring proper permissions and attributions are obtained.
- Oversee the development and maintenance of the digital publishing platform, ensuring user-friendly navigation and accessibility.
- Work closely with contributors to ensure timely submission of content and provide guidance on digital content creation.
- Coordinate the editing, formatting, and design processes, maintaining a cohesive and engaging digital publication.
- Collaborate with the Communications Coordinator to promote and disseminate the digital publications effectively.
- Manage project timelines, budgets, and resources to ensure successful project completion.
- Support Indigenous-led capacity-building initiatives, workshops, and knowledge-sharing activities.
- Collaborate with ICCA’s team, including remote work and participation in virtual meetings.
- Attend in-person meetings and events, including potential travel, as required.
- Strong understanding of Indigenous ways of knowing, cultural protocols, and respectful engagement with Indigenous communities.
- Experience working with Indigenous editors, artists, curators, and writers.
- Proficiency in digital project management, including experience with digital publishing platforms and content management systems.
- Knowledge of copyright and intellectual property issues, particularly as they relate to Indigenous cultural content.
- Excellent organizational and communication skills.
- Ability to work independently in a digital work environment with medium supervision.
- Availability for remote meetings and potential travel.
- Previous experience in the arts and cultural sector is an asset.
- Experience working with Indigenous organizations or communities is preferred.
- Bilingualism (English/French) is an asset.
- Post-secondary education in a relevant field is an asset.
Contract Duration: Two years, with a review after 6 months and 12 months. Maximum 27 hours per week.
Salary: Up to $55,000 per year, including employment-related costs.
Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to HR@icca.art by until it is filled. In your cover letter, please address your relevant experience, alignment with ICCA’s mission, and your approach to incorporating Indigenous perspectives in the digital publishing process.
ICCA is committed to diversity and encourages applications from Indigenous candidates and individuals from diverse backgrounds. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Deadline: until it is filled