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Edmonton, AB
Assistant Professor, Arts and Cultural Management
MacEwan University



Faculty of Fine Arts and Communications


MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences. Ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centred teaching and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve.

The university provides a transformative education in a creative, collaborative and supportive learning environment. 19,000 full- and part-time students are enrolled in more than 65 programs: four-year undergraduate degrees, applied degrees, university transfer programs, and one- and two-year diploma and certificates. Additional offerings include preparation for university and college, English as an Additional Language, professional and personal development courses, and workshops, corporate training and the Conservatory of Music.

MacEwan University’s Arts and Cultural Management Department (AACM) invites applications for a full-time tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2020. This new faculty position will play an important role in the implementation of a BFA in Arts and Cultural Management and may have opportunities for interdisciplinary teaching within the Faculty of Fine Arts and Communication.

AACM focuses on preparing individuals for careers working with a wide variety of nonprofit arts and cultural organizations. In addition to their academic studies, students have the opportunity to develop skills through experiential learning, including work-integrated learning placements, projects with organizations in the field and international exchanges. One of the first arts management programs in Canada, MacEwan’s Arts and Cultural Management program attracts students from across the country in both its classroom and online cohorts.

Candidates will hold a minimum of a master’s degree in arts management or a related discipline and will demonstrate experience in and a commitment to undergraduate teaching with an ongoing interest in research in the discipline. (A credential near completion, in conjunction with a strong record of relevant experience and post-secondary teaching, may also be considered.) A record of professional or scholarly dissemination is a valuable asset; clear promise of excellence in research and/or creative practice is essential.

In addition to professional expertise in the arts and culture sector, teaching experience in a post-secondary environment, and strong interpersonal and communication skills, the successful candidate will have a commitment to innovative pedagogy, particularly in online learning. Indigenous cultural knowledge and/or experience working with Indigenous peoples would be considered an asset. Application Applicants should submit the following:

  • a cover letter (with competition number stated);

  • a current curriculum vitae;

  • a teaching dossier including recent teaching evaluations and a statement of teaching philosophy;

  • a statement of research interests and samples of scholarly work;

  • the names and contact information for three references.

Review of applications will commence January 20, 2020, and the competition will remain open until the successful candidate has been found. The likely start date for this position is July 1, 2020.


MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women and members of all minority groups to apply and to self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


Questions about this position may be addressed to Dr. Leslie Vermeer, Interim Chair, Arts and Cultural Management at


This position is subject to final budgetary approval. Only applications received electronically will be considered.


To apply, go to and select the job posting.


Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. For general inquiries, please contact us at


This position is included under the Faculty Association collective agreement.


MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and to self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

For general inquiries, please contact us at


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British Columbia

Coquitlam, BC
*Deadline Extended* Resource Development Coordinator
Place des Arts
February 24, 2020
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PERMANENT FULL TIME (37.5 hours per week)

Place des Arts is seeking an enthusiastic and skilled fundraiser to join our growing organization. You are a self-starter with a keen interest in the arts who is committed to advancing Place des Arts’ vision, mission and values.

Place des Arts

Founded in 1972, Place des Arts is a not-for-profit arts education centre with a mission to inspire the artist in everyone. Located in the historic Maillardville neighbourhood of Coquitlam, we offer quality instruction for all ages and skill levels in the visual, literary and performing arts. Our Artisan Shop and galleries support local emerging artists, and our events and performances make Place des Arts a cultural hub, drawing together diverse members of the community to experience the arts.



Reporting to the Executive Director, the Resource Development Coordinator (RDC) is responsible for managing all Place des Arts’ fundraising initiatives and activities.


  • Work with the Executive Director to develop an annual fundraising strategy
  • Manage all aspects of the fundraising process, from research/prospecting and initial approach, to grant writing, budgeting, evaluation, and reporting
  • Solicit cash and in-kind sponsorships and donations from the private sector and individuals.
  • Coordinate all aspects of the annual online fundraising auction including donation requests, donor recognition, marketing and managing the auction website
  • Manage gifts in-kind for the organization including tracking and recognition, be the first point of contact for donors on the phone and in-person.
  • Proactively build relationships with community stakeholders to advance the mission and fundraising goals of the organization.
  • Maintain relationships with funders and coordinate funder recognition programs.
  • Administer the Place des Arts Endowment Fund
  • Work with the Financial Coordinator to issue charitable tax receipts in accordance with CRA guidelines and regulations
  • Maintain accurate records and files for resource development initiatives


  • A degree in a related field or an equivalent of experience and formal training.
  • At least 2-3 years’ related experience
  • Experience writing grant applications
  • An ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Knowledge of community resources and funding bodies
  • Superb writing and communication skills
  • Detail-oriented, with excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Excellent working knowledge of standard Microsoft office software
  • Experience working in a non-profit organization
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is an asset
  • Knowledge of WordPress Content Management System is an asset


  • Police Information Check with a vulnerable sector check
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends, as required


How to apply:

**Deadline Extended**

A cover letter, résumé, writing samples and references are required and must be submitted by February 24, 2020 by email to:, attention Joan McCauley, Executive Director.

Place des Arts would like to thank all prospective applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Short-listed candidates will be scheduled for an in-person interview on March 4 or 5. The successful candidate will start as soon as possible.

Place des Arts welcomes applications from all qualified individuals. Applications will be reviewed and considered as they are received.



This is a permanent, full-time position (37.5 hours/week) with a starting salary of $50,000

Benefits include extended health, Municipal Pension Plan and 12 paid sick days per year.

Vancouver, BC
Managing Director
Urban Ink
March 13, 2020
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Urban Ink Production Society is looking for a Managing Director to continue to build on the company’s artistic renown and organizational development.

Celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2021, Urban Ink’s mission is to uplift Indigenous and diverse voices through live performance. Urban Ink is known nationally for its extraordinary large-scale theatre productions and national and provincial tours. Entering our third decade, Urban Ink is poised for an exciting future.


Urban Ink’s next Managing Director will be a proven leader with a genuine love for the performing arts and passionately engaged in supporting the work of Indigenous and diverse artists. Collaborative, strategic and a great communicator, they will be motivated to continue to build revenues and relationships.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Managing Director, in partnership with Artistic Director Corey Payette, will ensure Urban Ink’s artistic and financial success remains ongoing and sustainable.


Urban Ink is invested in making Indigenous and culturally diverse artistic work. We are committed to attracting diverse team members who reflect the communities in which we live and work.

Desirable skills and experience include the following:

  • The expertise to ensure ample capacity and resources to enable the company to fulfill its mission;

  • Demonstrated success as a leader within a performing arts organization, with at least five years’ leadership or governance experience;

  • Well-rounded organizational and fiscal leadership skills;

  • A deep understanding of non-profit arts management;

  • The ability to work effectively and empathetically with Indigenous and diverse artists and artisans;

  • The experience of working collaboratively with a board to achieve agreed outcomes.

Compensation: $63,000 annual salary, Extended Health and Dental benefits, matching RRSP contribution.

The position is based in Vancouver, British Columbia. Urban Ink acknowledges our place of work is within the unceded territories of the Coast Salish Peoples, including the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) peoples.

Submit your resume and a letter explaining why you would be a great fit for this position by email to:

Applications close: Friday March 13, 2020.

North Vancouver, BC
Recreation Coordinator
North Vancouver Recreation & Culture
February 24, 2020
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North Vancouver Recreation & Culture is dedicated to building healthy individuals, families and communities. NVRC offers a wide range of recreation, social, health, and cultural programs and services to residents of all ages and abilities.

NVRC has an exciting opportunity for an experienced leader who is enthusiastic about providing strategic and operational leadership and is passionate about improving quality of life in North Vancouver.

Description of Position:

Reporting to the Manager of Recreation and Culture Services, you will collaborate with and provide expertise to a team of staff responsible for community recreation and cultural services. This position includes planning, developing, co-ordinating and evaluating the impact of recreational, social and cultural activities and programs; oversight of facility operations in an assigned geographic area and working with community groups and associations, partners and other municipal departments.

Candidates Have Experience In:

  • Inspiring and coaching staff to be a high-performing team

  • Leading a team to achieve excellence in service delivery, facility operations, community relationships and the customer’s experience
  • Asking the right questions and thinking critically to evolve practices and processes
  • Translating community and customer research into strategies
  • Working collaboratively with community organizations, school boards and other organizations to deliver services
  • Managing and monitoring of annual operating budgets
  • Being a steward of taxpayer dollars

Candidates also have:

  • Broad knowledge of proven ways for municipal recreation to change lives and build community
  • Exposure to different recreation service delivery models and in-depth knowledge of best practices in our sector
  • The ability to translate vision into action and in a manner that can rally staff around
  • The ability to embrace change and inspire organizational transformation
  • The ability to build trust and be a credible and thoughtful resource
  • Experience in working within a union and non-unionized work environment
  • Expertise in building and sustaining formal and informal partnerships
  • Superior writing and verbal communication skills
  • Political acumen

Candidates will have a Degree in Recreation studies or related discipline, with a minimum of five to eight years’ experience in a leadership role. Candidates with an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. A valid BC Class 5 Driver’s Licence. 


This is an exempt, regular full-time 37.5 hour work week position involving flexible hours. 

All employees must be available to work at any North Vancouver Recreation & Culture location. All candidates are required to submit a Police Record Check as a requirement of the position prior to any appointment. Clearance requires the absence of any criminal charges or convictions related to this position.


CLOSING DATE: February 24, 2020

Exempt Full-Time

Competition #20012E

Please apply online at quoting Competition #20012E


See full posting here.


We thank you for your interest in employment with North Vancouver Recreation & Culture and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


, ON
Culture Days Producer
Town of Halton Hills
Job type:
March 9, 2020
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Contract Position – Up to 9 Months

POSTING No. 202020


Come join our team! We are looking for a candidate that shares our corporate values of Honesty, Excellence, Team, Fun, Creativity and Respect. These values are second nature for the successful candidate and are demonstrated in their work and interactions with colleagues and the community.

Reporting to the Senior Arts and Culture Specialist, this position is responsible for all aspects of organizing and presenting the Town of Halton Hills’ annual Culture Days celebration, including programming, coordination with activity organizers, volunteer management, and marketing and communications. This position also supports cultural programming and the work plan of the Cultural Services section.



  • Oversee, convene and communicate with the Culture Days Committee
  • Communicate with provincial and national Culture Days organizations, and represent Halton Hills in these forums
  • Conduct outreach to potential activity organizers, support them in developing their activities and assist them in registration on the national Culture Days website
  • Maintain partnership relationships that support Culture Days
  • Schedule and program the Library & Cultural Centre as a Culture Days hub
  • Organize the Culture Days launch event
  • Train, support, schedule and supervise volunteers for Culture Days
  • Supervise the Culture Days Summer Student
  • Coordinate the Culture Days marketing and communications campaign in coordination with Corporate Communications, including digital and print advertising, creation of the Culture Days Program Booklet, development of a range of marketing materials and social media campaigns
  • Evaluate the Culture Days celebrations including conducting debrief sessions with stakeholders
  • Undertake post-event wrap up, including organizing photos and video content, collating marketing campaign impact data, creating reports and recognizing achievements
  • Support cultural programming in Town Facilities
  • Supports the overall work plan of the Cultural Services section
  • Perform other job related duties as required

You possess:

  • Post-secondary education or equivalent experience in Arts Administration, Cultural Management, Cultural Studies, Museum Studies, Event Management, Community Art, Communications and Marketing or a related field
  • Minimum of two years’ of experience in the arts and culture sector
  • Experience working effectively with community agencies, municipal government, the arts and culture sector, and the general public
  • Proven experience in event planning and implementation
  • Experience developing cultural programming
  • Strong logistical and scheduling skills
  • Experience in volunteer management
  • Strong written and oral communication and presentation skills
  • Experience coordinating with artists, and arts and cultural organizations
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task under time constraints and to be flexible in response to changing workload demands
  • Experience in digital and traditional marketing and communications
  • Proven organizational, project management, and interpersonal skills
  • Understanding of the cultural sector, including best practices and trends
  • Positive, solution-oriented and customer service-focused attitude
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment and independently, serving the needs of the public and co-workers
  • Knowledge of photo editing and graphic design tools is considered an asset
  • Able to lift objects up to 10 kilograms, as required
  • Valid Ontario Class G driver’s license and access to a personal vehicle for business purposes



The rate for this full time contract position is $28.33 - $33.73 per hour.

The successful candidate will have to work some evenings and weekends, including the Culture Days weekend (September 25, 26 & 27).



Qualified candidates may submit a detailed cover letter and resume in confidence to the Town by 4:30 p.m., March 9, 2020.

Please quote Posting No. 202020 on your cover letter. Please apply using only one method of application below.

Attn: Human Resources Town of Halton Hills
1 Halton Hills Drive Halton Hills, ON
L7G 5G2
Posting No. 202020



We thank all those who apply, but advise that only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Town of Halton Hills is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. If contacted for an interview, please advise the Human Resources staff of any measures you feel you need to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

Personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001 (S.O. 2001, c.25) and will be used to select a candidate. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Manager of Human Resources. 


Full posting here.