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Job (St. Albert): Cultural Programming Manager – The City of St. Albert

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Job (St. Albert): Cultural Programming Manager – The City of St. Albert

Are you looking for a unique opportunity to grow your career in a place where people care? Here in St. Albert our employees take pride in providing more than 60,000 residents with high-quality programs and services. A wide array of opportunities are available to suit your passion and experience. You can cultivate your career in a place where staff not only care about the work they do but also the people they work alongside.

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. Using the Cultural Master Plan as a guiding document, the manager is responsible to liaising with community cultural groups and developing programs & initiatives to meet the current and future needs of the community.

The Manager will be part of the management team and 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 a team including the Professional Programming Presenter, Performing Arts/ Children’s Theatre Coordinator and the Visual Arts Coordinator.

Degree or diploma in Arts Administration, Business Administration, Recreation or a related field.
The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of progressively responsible experience across a breadth of areas including: arts and cultural management and volunteer management

Excellent staff supervision and leadership skills.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Well developed interpersonal skills and the ability to form collaborative relationships.
This position requires political sensitivity, conflict resolution abilities, and negotiation skills.

72 hours bi-weekly (Monday – Friday, 8:00 – 5:00 with a regular day off every two weeks). Some overtime may be required during events such as the International Children’s Festival.

$76,912 – $93,575 per annum. The City of St. Albert also offers a comprehensive benefits package.

The successful applicants will be required to obtain a satisfactory police information check.

Qualified candidates are invited to forward their cover letter and resume, quoting competition #13/126T by August 23, 2013 to:

Human Resource Services
The City of St. Albert
216, 7 St. Anne Street
St. Albert, Alberta T8N 2X4

Fax: (780) 459-1729

Online applications:

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.


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