Date Posted: May 16, 2018
Application Deadline: May 30, 2018
Start Date: May 30, 2018

Salary: TBD
Province: Ontario
Region: Metro Toronto Area
City: Toronto
Organization's Field/Discipline: Doesn't apply
Term: Contract
Career Level: Intermediate

Organization Description



Artscape is a not-for-profit urban development organization that makes space for creativity and transforms communities. Our work involves clustering creative people together in real estate projects that serve the needs of the arts and cultural community and advance multiple public policy objectives, private development interests, community and neighbourhood aspirations and philanthropic missions.

For more information about Artscape, please visit

Job Description

Job Title: Recruiter
Position Type: Full-Time, 6-months fixed term contract
Department: Human Resources & Organizational Development
Reporting to: Human Resources & Organizational Development, dotted line Managing Director of Artscape Daniels Launchpad (ADL)
Direct Reports: N/A
Indirect Staff: N/A
Start Date: June 4, 2018
Application Deadline (minimum 2 week posting): 2018-05-30
Location: Artscape Head Office
Artscape is currently seeking a Recruiter to join our Human Resources and Organizational Development department.
The recruiter will be responsible developing and implementing recruitment plans and processes for Artscape Daniels Launchpad. This includes, recruitment cycle planning, candidate screening, interviewing and conducting background/ reference checks.  The Recruiter will also assist with drafting employment contracts and following up with hired candidates for successful onboarding.
Reporting to Director, Human Resources & Organizational Development, the recruiter also work closely with Managing Director of Artscape Daniels Launchpad.
The position is ideal for candidates who have experienced full cycle recruitment processes and have a keen eye reviewing resumes and conducting interviews and making selection recommendations.
Implements a robust recruitment strategy in alignment with Artscape Recruitment policy and Recruitment Manual guidelines; post jobs to appropriate job board/newspapers/colleges etc within approved budget targets and timelines
Educates internal and external stakeholders (and the public) on Artscape  organizational structure, Human Resources Policy Manual and Recruitment Manual, and Strategic Plan 5.0; acts as a brand champion for Artscape and Artscape Daniels Launchpad when sourcing candidates for vacancies
Prepares and distributes recruitment materials to stakeholders complete with the Artscape brand
Maintains recruitment dashboard and metrics
Screens candidates’ applications using selection tools/methods to filter qualified candidate submissions
Schedules and/or conducts interviews
Communicates and answers questions throughout the full recruitment cycle regarding Artscape total rewards
Completes timely reports on employment activity
Requests and conducts reference and background checks and makes recommendations for hiring top candidates to the hiring manager
Coordinates interviews with the hiring managers of vacant positions and ADL support staff
Manages all vacancies and follows up on the interview process status for each candidate in the recruitment cycle
Completes timely reports on employment activity
Plans and leads career fair(s) liaises with marketing & communication department for marketing and advertising

Post-secondary education in a relevant field such as Human Resources Management or Business Administration.
Minimum 3 years of recruitment experience
Ability to conduct different types of interviews, preferably involving mass recruitment campaigns
Advanced experience in Microsoft Office
Experience in project management is an asset
Possess solid knowledge of applicable employment legislation
Interpersonal Skills:
Excellent interpersonal skills
Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with a variety of people and resolve conflict when necessary
Professional appearance and demeanor and a positive and proactive attitude
Demonstrated flexibility, dependability and a high level of team and service orientation
Travel to other locations in the GTA when necessary

How to Apply:

Please respond with:
Specify where/how you found out about the opportunity
A cover letter outlining the qualifications and experience you would bring to the position and how you found out about the employment opportunity
Your salary expectations
A resume
Please note: Submissions must include all requirements listed above, including your salary expectations. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.
Applications will be received in confidence by mail or email and should be forwarded to:
Attention: Human Resources
Suite 224, 171 East Liberty Street
Toronto, ON M6K 3P6 (please note your name and the job title in the email subject line)
Artscape is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity and inclusiveness in all its work. We work proactively to be fair and equitable in practice and to build diversity into our teams, creative communities, programs and services.
In accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, accommodation will be provided at any point throughout the hiring process, provided the candidate makes their accommodation needs known to Artscape.

Contact Info:

Name: Joanna LaPointe


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