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Jobs (Edmonton): 2 Positions – Artistic Director and Operations Director – iHuman Youth Society

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Jobs (Edmonton): 2 Positions – Artistic Director and Operations Director – iHuman Youth Society

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iHuman Youth Society is a non-profit, charitable organization whose mission is to serve marginalized youth to promote their reconnection into the community through a program involving crisis intervention, arts mentorship, and life skills development.

 

Artistic Director

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Artistic Director will lead and manage iHuman’s Creative Arts Programs. The program includes but is not limited to visual, performance, music, video and fashion/textile art activities. The Artistic Director is responsible for conceiving, developing, supervising and implementing the agency’s artistic vision. The Artistic Director works closely with the Executive Director in developing new revenue streams to include cross-sector investment in solutions to social issues, such as creating an innovative, sustainable social enterprise/creative industries framework, policies and protocols to improve sustainability and raise iHuman’s profile within the community at large. As a member of the leadership team, the Artistic Director will oversee administrative, fiscal, resource and risk management functions and contribute to the over-all effectiveness of strategies, policies and practices to ensure operational excellence.

Qualifications:

• Post-secondary education in Arts, Human Services, supplemented with coursework in Business Administration. Equivalencies may be considered.
• 5-7 years’ art, cultural, event or festival management experience, which includes leading and managing staff preferably within the non-profit sector
• Proven success in developing and delivering creative compelling programs for youth
• Knowledge/experience in developing and implementing social enterprise/creative industries initiatives
• Experience in administrative, fiscal and resource management; risk management
• Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills
• Knowledge/experience in grant management and preparation
• Professional demeanour, effectively responding to situations with astuteness and composure, maintaining confidentiality as required
• Demonstrated initiative, excellent problem-solving and organizational skills
• Knowledge of community resources, government policies and programs
• Experience working with the Aboriginal community and/or with other inner city populations
• Proven track record in effectively managing conflicting priorities, collaborating with others and exercising sound judgment within a team environment
• Preference will be extended to candidates who have a passion for the Arts
• Supervisory experience and/or training
• Computer competency with Mac and PC

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week. Some evening and weekend hours occasionally required.
Remuneration: $48,750.00 – $68,250.00
Posting Closes: February 26, 2016
To Apply: Forward resume and cover letter (in WORD) to HR Consultant, iHuman Youth Society [email protected]
Please Note: We appreciate your application. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

 

Operations Director

The Operations Director reports directly to the Executive Director and is responsible for planning, leading and managing administrative, fiscal, facility, risk and resource management functions. As a member of the leadership team, the Operations Director contributes to the over-all effectiveness of strategies, policies and practices to ensure day to day operational excellence. Central to this position is an appreciation for the assets and resources needed to optimize iHuman’s work with its youth clients, manage external facility usage or social enterprise opportunities. Cross-sector partnerships delivered in the building requires responsibility for on-going monitoring and updating of safety protocols, which includes key, fob and security access; staff, volunteer and guest identification, parking passes and other access controls as required.

Qualifications:

• Post-secondary education in Human Services, Business Administration supplemented with coursework in operations/facility management. Equivalencies in education and experience may be considered.
• 5-7 years’ experience in administration and overseeing over-all operations, including experience in leading and managing staff preferably within a non-profit organization.
• Knowledge/experience in fiscal and resource management, facility and risk management
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Knowledge/experience in grant management and preparation
• Well-honed interpersonal skills and ability to respond to situations with astuteness and composure, maintaining professionalism and confidentiality as required
• Demonstrated initiative, excellent organizational skills, logical thinker
• Knowledge of community resources, government policies and programs
• Proven track record in effectively managing conflicting priorities, collaborating with others and exercising sound judgment within a team environment
• Excellent adaptability, flexibility and teamwork skills are required
• Supervisory experience and/or training
• Computer competency with Mac and PC
• Strong working knowledge of records management systems

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week. Some evening and weekend hours regularly required. Remuneration: $48,750.00 – $68,250.00
Posting Closes: February 26, 2016
To Apply: Forward resume and cover letter (in WORD or PDF) to: HR Consultant, iHuman Youth Society [email protected]
Please Note: We appreciate your application. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

 

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