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Capital Project Director - Vancouver Art Gallery

This is a Permanent, Full-time position.

Province: Vancouver, British Columbia
Position: Capital Project Director
Deadline: July 27, 2022
Posted: May 27, 2022

Job Description / Duties

A truly once-in-a-lifetime opportunity exists to help shape the next iconic landmark
and cultural hub in Vancouver. The Capital Project Director (CPD) oversees the
planning, coordination and management of the Vancouver Art Gallery capital building
project, The Chan Centre for the Visual Arts, including managing the transition
from pre-construction to construction and post-construction (commissioning)
phases up to and including the opening of the new Vancouver Art Gallery. The
work involves complex construction project administrative leadership including
contract preparation, evaluation and administration; process development and
management; budget preparation and monitoring; scheduling; design oversight
and coordination; negotiation and conflict resolution; and oversight and preparation
of all project documentation.

Qualifications / Required Skills

The ideal candidate brings significant experience in construction project
management within the commercial construction industry. A proven track record
of end-to-end delivery of these projects and a demonstrable understanding of all
aspects of design and construction are requisite skills necessary to be successful in
the position. In addition, the chosen individual will be a dynamic and effective leader
and communicator, open and approachable in style, and conscious of upholding
the highest standards of professional integrity personally and within their team.

Additional Information

If this is the next step in your professional career, please visit our website and submit
your application to Shelina Esmail and Jennifer Madden at

Contact Information

Employer Profile

The Vancouver Art Gallery (the “Gallery”)
believes that art galleries are uniquely
positioned to engage people in a better world.
Galleries provide the resources, opportunities,
and contexts to face challenges with purpose,
playfulness, and creativity. The Gallery is
motivated by the belief that creativity is
fundamental to an open and engaged world.
The Gallery is a not-for-profit charitable
organization incorporated under the B.C.
Societies Act. The Gallery is supported by
its members, individual donors, corporate
funders, foundations, the City of Vancouver,
the Province of British Columbia through
the BC Arts Council, the Canada Council for
the Arts, and the Government of Canada’s
Department of Canadian Heritage.