EDUCATION AND OUTREACH COORDINATOR (12 MONTH CONTRACT)

Date Posted: Sep 06, 2019
Application Deadline: Sep 23, 2019
Start Date: Oct 28, 2019

Salary Range: 60K - 80K
Additional Salary Information: SALARY RANGE: $78,552.00 - $88,371.00 PER ANNUM
Province: Ontario
Region: Peel Region
City: Brampton
Employee Benefits: Health, Pension, Other (e.g. flex time, comp tickets, etc.)
Check Additional Info section for more Employee Benefits
Organization's Field/Discipline: The Arts
Job's focus: Creative & Administrative
Job Type: Contract
Career Level: Middle management

Organization Description

City of Brampton

Dynamic. Diverse. Exciting. Brampton is Canada's second fastest growing city... home to over 524,000 people from more than 175 distinct ethnic backgrounds... a place where you're invited to imagine a future of growth, opportunity and job satisfaction.

Employees of the City of Brampton are drawn by many qualities: our commitment to excellence and innovation; our dedication to outstanding customer service; a culture that values training, professional development and career advancement; our open, accountable management style; and the sense of camaraderie and teamwork that brings us together.

So are we what's next? Discover what we have to offer, and imagine your future in Brampton.



Job Description

Reporting to the Executive Artistic Director, Performing Arts, the Education and Outreach Coordinator is responsible to foster audience development through community outreach and education programs.  This position will design, develop and implement strategies for evaluating the impact of lifelong learning programs and for expanding external partnerships that are local, regional and global in scope.   They will create opportunities to reach and educate the audience and wider community at a variety of levels including schools and community based programs.  This position must keep abreast of industry trends and establish metrics to evaluate key goals and monitor the success of initiatives. 
 
A large part of this role is based around the ability to establish and maintain critical community outreach to educate and engage diverse audiences, to build relationships with community leaders, organizations, and educational institutions, and to elevate visibility within these groups. 
 
  • Work with the Performing Arts Executive to establish short and long term goals for the development and execution of education programs and activities
  • Ensure programs achieve maximum reach and education impact through carefully crafted programs designed to educate, inspire, and engage a broad range of individuals at all stages of life
  • Strengthen and sustain relationships with community leaders, schools, and cultural and community organizations to develop collaborative programming designed for various constituencies and age groups, including community programs that address specific relevant social issues and other educational initiatives linked with Brampton’s community
  • Coordinate school performance schedule with internal stakeholders
  • Coordinate Centre Stage including promoting the program to teachers and students, selecting participants through an audition process and creating a full program of activities and a performance for participants
  • Coordinate the Secondary Experience program (pre-show activities, post show talkbacks, etc.) in conjunction with Marketing, Programming and Commercial Operations
  • Work closely with Marketing to coordinate and assist in the creation of content for education program materials online and in print, including the creation of curriculum guides and appropriate materials for the implementation of all programs
  • Liaise with Marketing to develop strategies and plans to attract participants and group visitors to education and community programs and performances
  • Monitor program budgets and assist in the preparation of annual budget as it relates to education and engagement programs
  • Monitor the education and community engagement processes and programs on an ongoing basis, including gathering and analyzing qualitative and quantitative statistics to be used in program evaluation, reports, and grant and funding proposals.
  • Identify diverse funding and revenue opportunities, research and prepare funding proposals and applications for funding as required
  • Coordinate or oversee staff and volunteers in consultation with other members of the supervisory team; including on-site supervision, direction, discipline and training


Requirements:

  • Graduate of post-secondary education specializing in arts education, community development, or a closely related field;
  • and/ or an equivalent combination of training and professional experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of demonstrated successful experience in the development and implementation of education and outreach programs in an academic, research, or arts environment
  • Experience working with youth in a social services organization
  • Passion for theatre and performing arts and a practical knowledge of performing arts
  • Experience developing and implementing complex programmatic partnerships involving multiple stakeholders and organizations
  • Strong relationship management, communication skills and presentation ability
  • Demonstrated history of being a confident, articulate leader who works well collaboratively with fellow staff members as well as outside constituents
  • Strong public speaking and written communication skills
  • Ability to identify business needs, initiate and coordinate project resource requests
  • Must be forward thinking and innovative
  • Organizational skills; Detail oriented, well organized and able to coordinate and multi-task to accomplish a variety of tasks and activities with conflicting priorities and timelines
  • Demonstrated experience in program evaluation and impact measurement
  • Familiarity with pedagogical and engagement trends in the area of adult and family learning
  • Ability to manage confidential information relating to artists, budget, human resources, and labour relations
  • Ontario Class G Drivers’ License and ability to obtain a City of Brampton Fleet Permit
  • Standard First Aid CPR-C/ AED Certification
**Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.
 

Additional Info:

 
Job status: Contract
Job Type:   Non-Union
 
Applications must be received by: September 23, 2019
 
Alternate formats will be provided upon request.
 
As part of the corporation’s Modernizing Job Evaluation project, this position will undergo an evaluation which may result in a change to the rate of compensation.  Any changes affecting this position will be communicated as information becomes available.

The City is an equal opportunity employer.  We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments.  If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise the Human Resources Division of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially. 
 

How to Apply:

If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online at: www.brampton.ca/employment quoting reference #103547 by September 23, 2019 and complete the attached questionnaire. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement. A criminal record search will be required of the successful candidate to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.
 
Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.
 

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