Community Cultural Coordinator

City of St. Albert

Deadline:
December 20, 2018
Job description:

 

Opportunity

The City of St. Albert, home to more than 66,000 residents, is a beautiful growing community adjacent to northwest Edmonton. Known as the Botanical Arts City, St. Albert offers more than 80 kilometers of trails, 400 hectares of green space, state of the art recreation facilities, the renowned Arden Theatre, and hosts numerous special events and festivals, including the International Children’s Festival.  In recent years, St. Albert has ranked at the top of a number of national surveys recognizing us as a great place to raise a family, with an excellent quality of life and a strong sense of community. Our employees are passionate about delivering high-quality programs and services to our residents and are proud to contribute to making St. Albert among the best places to live in Canada.

Our Community Services department is recruiting for a Coordinator to join their Cultural Programming team. The Community Cultural Coordinator is integral in the nurturing and development of a vibrant cultural community, engaging artists and cultural organizations to assist in the growth and development of healthy and sustainable cultural sector within St. Albert. The Coordinator is responsible for managing several cultural operating and capital projects, special events and community programs. This position will work with community organizations to provide advice and direction through consultative services in the planning, implementation, development and evaluation of their program delivery.

The Community Cultural Coordinator carries an important role within the Northern Alberta International Children’s Festival by providing oversight and coordination for a core operational area.

This position requires an understanding of organization development and effectiveness, community development, strategic and business planning, consensus building and facilitation. Budget, project and process management are also fundamental skills needed for success in this role. The individual we are looking for has strong interpersonal skills and is adept at collaborating with internal and community partners. Someone with good planning and organization skills will be a great fit for this position.

Qualifications

  • Degree in a related field of study (e.g. Arts, Cultural Studies, Recreation) preferred, and five years related experience. Or, Diploma in a related field and seven years related experience.
  • A combination of education and experience may be accepted.
  • Experience in arts management, project management or community and public relations within the arts sector is preferred.
  • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Familiarity with various social media platforms.
  • A valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence.

Hours of Work

We offer a compressed work schedule of 72 hours bi-weekly (Monday - Friday, 8:00 – 5:00 with a regular day off [RDO] every two weeks).

Compensation

$74,438 - $90,565 per annum. In addition, the City of St. Albert offers a generous and comprehensive benefit package.

 

The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a clear vulnerable sector police information check.

Qualified applicants are invited to submit their cover letter and resume via the City of St. Albert Employment website www.stalbert.ca/employment

Closing Date
December 20, 2018

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.