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Executive Coordinator, Arts Disciplines Division with Canada Council for the Arts

March 2, 2010
Competition: #2304 (Internal / External)
Status: Regular full-time
Salary Scale: $68,078 to $82,130      
Closing date: March 19, 2010

About the Canada Council for the Arts

Join our team and play a role in supporting Canadian creativity. The Canada Council is a dynamic, highly-respected national agency with a mandate to promote the study and enjoyment of, and production of works in, the arts.  We offer competitive salaries and benefit package.  For more information about the Canada Council for the Arts, please visit our website at www.canadacouncil.ca.

About the role

Under the direct supervision of the Director, Arts Disciplines Division (DADD), the incumbent establishes deadlines; ensures quality standards are met for all documentation for the signature of the DADD including briefing notes and fact sheets; reviews and verifies material going to the Executive Management Group and Board of the Council; develops, manages and sustains a broad consultation network across the Council on behalf of the DADD; in collaboration with various members of the Executive Management Group (EMG), acts in a liaison role as delegated by the DADD; manages day-to-day crises and hot files which arise within the Division; manages special projects assigned by the DADD, including horizontal or sensitive files, and files that do not fall within the purview of a specific Arts Discipline Section or Office; provides verification with respect to Access to Information & Privacy Act (ATIP) files. Manages the provision of administrative support for the DADD.

Basic requirements of the position

  • A university degree in Arts Administration, Public Relations, Business Administration or an equivalent combination of education and professional experience;
  • Five (5) years experience directly related to the principal responsibilities of the position in communication, programme and project management, preferably related to a government, business or arts environment;
  • Must possess excellent communication, writing and editing skills;
  • Excellent initiative, judgment, interpersonal and relationship building skills;
  • A high level of innovation, problem-solving and judgment is required;
  • This position requires the use of both official languages. The requirements in the second official language are: an advanced level in oral, reading comprehension and in writing.
This position is located in Ottawa and the incumbent travels up to 20 days per year.
How to apply
Send the completed Application for Employment form  quoting the competition number listed above and a copy of your resume to the attention of Roch Brunelle, Human Resources, prior to the closing date by either:
fax: 613.566.4323
mail: 350 Albert Street, P.O. Box 1047, Ottawa, Ontario, K1P 5V8
For a copy of the job description, please contact Human Resources at 613-566-4414, extension 4124 or by e-mail at competition1@canadacouncil.ca.  We thank all applicants for their interest; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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