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Arts and Culture Programmer

Regular Full-Time
Competition File #:  18-U096

Web Site: tol.ca

Join a “Community of Communities” – the Township of Langley, home to over 123,000 residents, is committed to providing progressive business, housing, and recreational opportunities, while balancing its unique mix of urban growth and rural beauty.  A truly fun and beautiful place to work, the Township of Langley offers competitive salaries; excellent benefit packages; municipal pension plan; employee wellness programs; and, opportunities for professional development and career growth.
 
The Township of Langley is currently recruiting for a regular full-time Arts and Culture Programmer to join our team of professionals in the Arts, Culture and Community Initiatives Division; Cultural Programs and Services Department at the Langley Centennial Museum.
 
Reporting to Director Arts, Culture, and Community Initiatives, you will be responsible in this unionized position for planning, developing, coordinating and implementing a wide variety of arts and culture based public programs, community events and activities at various cultural and recreational facilities. You will also schedule, evaluate and recommend changes to the same.  You will recruit, train, direct and oversee the work of volunteers and summer students; hire auxiliary or contract workers engaged in program implementation and monitor the performance of same; collaborate with arts and culture community partner representatives on the development and delivery of special events, and celebrations as well as establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals, organizations and groups with a special interest in assigned program areas; providing information to members of the public on program related matters.
 
Your education will include a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts and/or related disciplines such as History, Education, Museology and Culture Resource Management plus associated experience including supervisory; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Considerable knowledge of the procedures, methods, practices, and resources applicable to the provision of arts and culture public programs, activities and special events, and of related trends and concerns as well as considerable knowledge of the needs and interests of the community served and of arts and culture resources in the municipality and principles, philosophy and objectives of arts and culture programming as it relates to the work performed is necessary.
 
This position is defined by the Township of Langley as a position of trust (Child Safety).  The successful candidate(s) will be required to have a police information check as a condition of employment (Note - Not required as part of the application process, however will be required upon consideration for employment).
 
In order to be considered for this position, candidates must have the following valid and current certifications / licenses (must be valid at the time the posting closes) and these must be attached with your application. Applications without the attached required documents below will be deemed incomplete and will not be considered.   Please title your attachments with the number of this competition and have these documents ready to upload when you apply:
 
  • BC Class 5 (full-privilege) driver’s license or equivalent driver’s license for where you reside. You must upload a current Driver’s Abstract (select the 5 years’ option if obtaining online) that has been obtained within 6 months of the closing date below with your application. To obtain a copy of your Driver’s Abstract, please contact ICBC directly or the driving authority where you reside. Copies or pictures of your driver’s license will not be accepted.
 
The CUPE rate of pay for this position is $30.37 - $35.74 per hour (5 steps, 2018 rates) plus benefits.  The hours of work are Monday to Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm; Non-standard hours and/or non-standard work week.
 
If you wish to pursue this exciting career in a growing community, please visit tol.ca/careers to apply.
 
The closing date for this competition is by 4:30pm Monday, August 6, 2018.
 
We appreciate all applications; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Location: Langley, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Arts & Cultural Services,Program Management/Services
Posted: July 13, 2018, 8:50 am
Expires: August 6, 2018, 4:30 pm