Cultural Services Coordinator

Date Posted: Jan 15, 2020
Application Deadline: Jan 28, 2020
Start Date: Jan 29, 2020

Salary From: 70K To 85K
Province: Ontario
Region: York Region
City: Richmond Hill
Employee Benefits: Health, Pension, 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: Intermediate

Organization Description

City of Richmond Hill
Richmond Hill is the third most populated municipality in York Region with close to 209,000 residents. It’s Council and staff are committed to providing an exceptional quality of life for the community. Richmond Hill is an equal opportunity employer committed to attracting, retaining and developing a winning team that is committed to providing exceptional public service.

Job Description

Reporting to the Manager, Cultural Services, the Cultural Services Coordinator is responsible for the implementation of Richmond Hill's Cultural Plan. This includes developing policies, programs and services to guide cultural development of the City.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
• Responsible for the planning, delivery and evaluation of programs and services operating under the Cultural Plan
• Develop and manage program schedules
• Serve as the program point of contact for internal and external stakeholders
• Develop new policies, programs, and services that are in alignment with the City goals
• Conduct research and make recommendations to management and council
• Coordinate community information sessions
• Responsible for stakeholder outreach and engagement as it relates to the Cultural Plan
• Coordinate meeting agendas, prepare and deliver presentations, and required materials
• Design community engagement strategies
• Supervise part time staff and volunteers
• Responsible for the recruitment of volunteers when required
• Approve payroll and vacation time
• Create communication materials for Cultural Plan initiatives
• Liaise with marketing for the creation of marketing materials and identify distribution channels
• Responsible for budget preparation and monitoring, related to Cultural Plan initiatives
• Responsible for identifying cost impacts for any new programs


Education and Experience
• Diploma in an Arts Management, Cultural Planning, Public Policy and Administration or related discipline
• Valid Emergency First Aid Certificate an asset
• Minimum 3 years of related experience
Required Skills and Knowledge
• Strong understanding and knowledge of the cultural sector and community needs
• Must have excellent conceptual, interpersonal, presentation, time management, facilitation, and project management skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite applications
• Experience in the public sector, and particularly in a municipal government environment would be an asset
• Well organized, independent and highly-motivated, with the ability to handle multiple job responsibilities, set priorities, problem solve and work with all levels of staff
• Must possess a valid Ontario Class "G" Driver’s License, and have access to a vehicle for use on corporate business (mileage compensated) and will be required to provide proof of vehicle insurance upon hire
• Regular working conditions with some evening and weekends
• Requires satisfactory Police Vulnerable Sector Check
• Demonstrates the City’s corporate values of care, collaboration, courage and service

Leadership Competencies
• Demonstrates personal leadership
• Builds people and culture
• Cultivates open communication
• Shapes the future
• Navigates and leads through complexity and change

Additional Info:

The salary for this position is $71,528.00 to 84,142.00 per year.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

The City of Richmond Hill is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes. If contacted to participate in the recruitment and selection process, please advise Human Resources if you require an accommodation.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply online, visit our website at: by 11:59pm on January 28, 2020.


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