This is an exciting opportunity to be actively involved in the cultural planning and development in our community of more than 60,000 residents. St. Albert is well known for its’ vibrant arts and cultural community. With the approval of our Cultural Master Plan in 2012, we are moving forward to continue to nurture and develop cultural programs to meet the current and future needs of our community. We are looking for an individual with experience in cultural programming and planning to join our team for a term assignment from July through October.
Serving as part of the Cultural Services Management team and reporting to the Cultural Services Director, the Cultural Programming Manager is responsible for the management and development of visual arts, public art, performing arts and performance programming as well as volunteer management for the International Children’s Festival. The manager is responsible to liaise with community cultural groups to provide guidance and support, and also help guide our own cultural programming to ensure we are meeting the current and future needs of the community.
Knowledge and experience in the following areas is considered an asset:
- Visual Arts programming and exhibitions in the public realm;
- Long term performing arts development plans.
- Producing new works, and local, regional & national connections in the cultural industry;
- Connections to francophone, aboriginal and other enthno-cultural communities in the region;
As part of the Cultural Services management team the manager will assist in the development of agenda reports, departmental budgets, monthly and quarterly reports as well as responding to information requests generated by Council, Senior Management and the public. They will also provide leadership for the programming team including the Professional Programming Presenter, Performing Arts/ Children’s Theatre Coordinator and the Visual Arts Coordinator.
The position pays $42.11 per hour.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit http://www.stalbert.ca/.
Resumes should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline to apply is June 3, 2014.