Under the direction of the Manager, City-Wide Programs, this senior programming position is responsible for the supervision, development, and delivery of relevant, high quality Culture programs and services in the digital, literary and visual arts throughout the City to advance the goals of the Culture Master Plan and operating business plans.Duties and Responsibilities
Skills and Qualifications
- Research, plan, supervise, monitor and evaluate quality city-wide registered Culture programs and school workshops in the visual, literary and digital arts.
- Oversee the administration of the Poet Laureate and Resident Artist Programs.
- Maintain and exceed City program standards with a focus on cultural development.
- Ensure programs and services are high quality, accessible and build new audiences/artists.
- Prepare annual budgets, monitor and track expenses, revenue and net.
- Prepare quarterly report forecasts and updates.
- Select, train, supervise, mentor and evaluate full time and part time staff, volunteers, interns and practicing artists.
- Review, evaluate and analyze programs and services to ensure effective participation and revenue results.
- Liaise with program supervisors and facility operations to ensure a co-ordinated service delivery, space utilization and offerings.
- Prepare program plans and reports, maintain records.
- Adhere to corporate policy, H&S Standards and related legislation.
- Ensure timely and effective customer service.
- Work with Marketing and Business Planning teams to drive registration and participation targets.
- Provide representation on projects/initiatives/committees within inter/intra departmental teams and city-wide central service.
- Work flexible hours (including evenings, weekends and holidays) as required.
- Post-Secondary Degree or Diploma in Fine Arts, Arts Administration, Education or related field
- Minimum of 3 years’ related experience with progressively responsible leadership roles
- Demonstrated knowledge and fluency in digital, visual and/or literary arts practices
- Knowledge of program design, customer service, budget management, and volunteer group dynamics
- Demonstrated leadership and team building skills, ability to work in a flexible team environment with changing priorities
- Analytical and organizational skills
- Interpersonal and communication skills
- Standard First-Aid, CPR "C", AED
- Valid drivers’ licence, access to a reliable vehicle for program visits
- HIGH FIVE ® Principles of Healthy Child Development, High Five Quest 2 Certification
- Knowledge of SAP, SharePoint and ActiveNET is an asset
Hours of Work:35
Work Location:Living Arts Centre
Department/Division/Section:CMS/Community Services Dept,CMS/Recreation & Culture Division,Program Delivery
Non-Union/Union: Non Union
A Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check (Level 2) or Vulnerable Sector Check (Level 3) will be required of the successful candidate, at their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has notbeen granted.
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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with theAccessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005and the OntarioHuman Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.