Arts & Culture Community Development Coordinator (.8 FTE)
The City of Pitt Meadows is seeking a .8 FTE (32 hours per week) Arts & Culture Community Development Coordinator. This person will be involved in arts and cultural community development, fostering and developing the City’s arts and cultural landscape, in accordance with its’ Arts, Culture and Heritage Strategic Plan.
The work involves assisting with the coordination .the research, development, promotion, programming and implementation of a range of community arts and cultural services, programs, workshops, exhibits, events and other activities and initiatives. This will also include the development of community partnerships and programs.
The successful candidate will assist with recruiting, hiring, overseeing and supervising contract instructors and volunteers; promoting and publicizing interest and participation in program activities; and assisting in the preparation of and monitoring of program budgets and related facility, service policy, and procedures. This position works closely with the general public, residents, City departments, artists, arts and culture community partners and community groups and organizations.
The work requires the exercise of independent judgement and action and will require someone with considerable knowledge of the principles, practices, philosophy and objectives of community development, engagement and partnerships, and of arts and culture programming and service delivery.
The successful candidate will have completed a post-secondary program in fine arts, culture, or specialized discipline relevant to the arts, plus sound related arts and culture experience, including supervising and experience in community development and in the planning, design, development and delivery of community based arts events, projects and programs, or an equivalent combination of education, training and relevant experience. A B.C. Driver’s license and St. John’s First Aid certificate (or equivalent) is required.
Hours of Work: 32 hours per week – based on four (8 hour) days between Monday – Friday
Salary Rate: Pay Grade 18 - $27.88/hour
This is an excellent opportunity to join a team dedicated to creating a vibrant, sustainable, complete and livable community. The City offers a competitive and comprehensive remuneration and benefits package. For more information and a complete job description visit our website at www.pittmeadows.ca/city-hall/working-city/current-opportunities
Closing date: January 31, 2019
We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.