Job ID: 36218

  • Job Category: Economic Development, Arts & Culture
  • Division & Section: Economic Development & Culture, EDC Arts & Culture Services
  • Work Location: The Assembly Hall, 1 Colonel Samuel Smith Park Dr
  • Job Type & Duration: Full-time, Permanent
  • Hourly Rate: $30.96 – $33.94
  • Shift Information: Monday to Friday, 35 Hours per week
  • Affiliation: L79 Full-time
  • Number of Positions Open: 1
  • Posting Period: 31-Mar-2023 to 18-Apr-2023

Job Description

Responsible for a variety of duties related to the delivery of community arts programs, exhibits and events at Arts Services Galleries and Facilities in the Assembly Hall.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Develops, implements and evaluates gallery programs, exhibits and special events.
  • Coordinates theatre and gallery operations, including theatre equipment and art installations, books clients and handles exhibit contracts.
  • Leads programs for education and community groups.
  • Provides customer service, technical theatre information and assistance to clients, arts organizations, artists, educators and the general public.
  • Conducts special research projects, as required, related to arts programs, grants and corporate sponsorships.
  • Assists with the development and monitoring of the annual operating budget.
  • Conducts group and individual tours.
  • In conjunction with the Senior Arts Consultant and Community Cultural Coordinator, develops outreach initiatives and community partnerships.
  • Organizes focus groups, consultation sessions, workshops, seminars, etc. for community arts leaders, professionals and volunteers.
  • Designs promotional material for both print and electronic distribution.
  • Co-ordinates and prepares content for public information releases and assists with promotional strategies related to arts and cultural activities.
  • Creates and maintains social media promotions and website information.
  • Develops and maintains statistical reports, contact lists and other records.
  • Operates computers utilizing and manipulating a variety of software packages, including Adobe Creative Suite/Cloud, Microsoft Office and CLASS Facilities Booking, Program Registration and Program Maintenance.
  • Collects, deposits and reconciles payments for gallery and other rental bookings in accordance with the Division’s financial procedures. Prepares petty cash deposits and summaries.
  • Trains part-time staff, interns and placement students.
  • Assists with training, supervising and evaluation of volunteers related to program and special event needs.
  • Participates, as required, in day-to-day operational activities of Arts Services initiatives including participation in security for programs at the Assembly Hall.

Key Qualifications:

Your application must describe your qualifications as they relate to:

  1. Post-secondary education, degree, diploma or certificate in a related field or an equivalent combination of experience and education in arts administration, performing or visual arts or community arts engagement.
  2. Considerable administrative and practical experience in a theatre and art gallery in a community facility setting.
  3. Considerable experience with technical requirements in theatre operations, including audio, lighting and staging.
  4. Considerable experience handling and mounting visual artwork.
  5. Considerable experience utilizing Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Word, and Excel) and Adobe programs (Photoshop, Creative Suite).

You must also have:

  • Strong organizational skills, and ability to multitask with a minimum of direction.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, at all organizations levels and with diverse cultural groups, volunteers, artists and the public.
  • Strong customer service, public relations and conflict management skills
  • Ability to develop and sustain partnerships and to lead project teams, internal and external.
  • Ability to manage and coordinate volunteers.
  • Ability to perform physical tasks related to theatre and gallery operations, including moderate load carrying (equipment and supplies), and assisting patrons during a fire alarm (descending stairs).
  • Must possess or be willing to obtain Valid First Aid certification.
  • Must possess or be willing to obtain Smart Serve certification and familiarity with the Municipal Alcohol Policy.
  • Ability to regularly work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.


City of Toronto employees must apply to full-time or part-time employment opportunities posted on the City’s Internal Job Posting Portal.

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

The City is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to creating a workplace culture of inclusiveness that reflects the diverse residents that we serve. Learn more about the City’s commitment to employment equity.


The City of Toronto is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive organization. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Should you require Code-protected accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs. Disability-related accommodation during the application process is available upon request. Learn more about the City’s Hiring Policies and Accommodation Process.

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