Operations Director

Date Posted: Sep 11, 2019

Salary Range: 80K - 100K
Province: Ontario
Region: Metro Toronto Area
City: Toronto
Employee Benefits: Health, Other (e.g. flex time, comp tickets, etc.)
Check Additional Info section for more Employee Benefits
Organization's Field/Discipline: Doesn't apply
Job's focus: Administrative
Job Type: Full-time
Career Level: Upper management

Organization Description

Goh Ballet
The Goh Ballet is Western Canada's premiere dance acacademy.  The Goh Ballet Academy achieves the highest levels of professionalism in classical ballet training and performance productions while supporting its students’ passion for dance and dedication to their art. With steadfast commitment for over 40 years, Goh Ballet offers vibrant, innovative and diverse dance educational experiences to students, taught by award winning instructors.

Job Description

Position Overview
Seeking to expand the Director's artistic vision, the Operations Director plays a crucial role in the improvement, upkeep and expansion of the Goh Ballet's administrative capabilities, business development and systems into the Greater Toronto Area.  Reporting to and working with the Academy's Director, they will strategically oversee, manage, and work towards continuous improvement of the Academy's administrative, financial status, and overall operations as well as the strategic planning for further recruitment and expansion of the Academy's programs.

Candidate Description
You are a dynamic, nimble, organized, and detail-oriented individual.  you like adding to the creation and development of innovative and continuously improving environments.  You are optimistic, self-motivated, and curious about effective systems and processes which support dance education.  You are resilient and will to do what it takes to get the job done to improve our organization and our team.  You understand our mission and are able to play a part in advancing the operational platform and important work of Goh Ballet Academy.
  • Post-secondary degree in a related field
  • 3+ years of managerial and/or operations specific role
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent knowledge of computer skills
  • Ability to cultivate and maintain a positive and engaging team culture
  • Strong financial literacy
  • Desire to grow with Goh, taking on increased responsibility as needed


General Responsibilities
  • Improve the operational systems, processes and policies in support of Goh Ballet’s vision and mission
  • Oversee overall financial management, planning, and payroll
  • Manage and increase the effectiveness and efficiency of Goh Ballet through creative improvements, coordination and communication
  • Play a significant role in long-term planning, including initiatives geared toward operational excellence and the expansion of Goh Ballet
  • Mentor and coach aspiring leaders while building out the operations and instructor teams as needed
Additionally, this key position will oversee, through the ability to willingly perform when and as needed, the following with support:
Administrative Responsibilities
HR Management, Student Handbooks, Standard Operation Procedures

Business development and Communications
Marketing, Website & Social Media, Stakeholder Presentation, Growth Strategy

Fundraising Strategy, Grant Application and Process, Capital Campaign Development

Note – This is simply a preview of the position and does not encompass the full scope of responsibility.

Additional Info:

  • Salary will commensurate with experience.
  • Benefits: Extended Health Care Allowance
  • Perks: Cell Phone, Travel

How to Apply:

In your application, please send your resume/CV and a cover letter expressing why you are the right person for this career and indicate your salary expectations to positions@gohballet.com.

All applications will be reviewed and considered.  We thank you for your interest in this career; however, we will only be contacting those selected for interviews.

Should you require any accommodation through the application process due to disability we will happily work with you to support your expression of interest in this role and will ensure all interested candidates are considered equally.

To all those that expressed interest, thank you for considering Goh Ballet Academy as your future employer.  It is a very special place to and we hope each of you finds the best career path that compliments your experience and interest.


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