Employment Opportunities

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, Full-time.

Posted May 12, 2021.

The CCACS Board of Directors seeks a dynamic and experienced leader to serve as full-time Executive Director to advance the mission and agenda of the organization. Recognized as a model province-wide, the CCACS provides: 1) resources to regional arts and cultural organizations and events, 2) management of the Central Cariboo Arts Centre, and 3) oversight of Performances in the Park.

Reporting to the CCACS Board of Directors, the Executive Director will be responsible for management of all CCACS operations and will work closely with the President and Board of Directors to achieve the successful implementation of the CCACS strategic plan, in full conformity with CCACS policies. The Executive Director directs and administers all programs, operations, and policies in addition to supervising a part-time staff of one, as well as contractor(s).

Primary areas of responsibility include:

  • Strategic Planning – develop and implement the organization’s strategic plans and annual action plans in conjunction with the Board.
  • Program Development and Management – develop, implement, and supervise programs and services that are consistent with the organization’s mission and strategic plans, and that meet the needs of the community.
  • Fund Development and Fiscal Management – together with the Board, develop and manage the financial strategies of the organization; develop an annual budget for approval by the Board; oversee management of all funds, including payroll, consistent with the organization’s accounting system.
  • Staff Leadership and Management – motivate and develop staff; hire, supervise, and evaluate staff; coordinate work with the Board’s committees, volunteers, and stakeholders.
  • Community Relations – develop effective working relationships within the community to ensure that the arts are represented in the community-at-large and with stakeholders.
  • Advocacy – serve as the chief spokesperson for the Society, articulate and communicate the value of the arts in improving our quality of life, and promote community support of the arts and the CCACS.
  • Conduct all business at the highest standard of integrity ensuring that all activities are legal and ethical.

Experience/Qualifications:

  • Education in areas such as arts, event planning, administration, non-profit management, communication, and/or community development an asset. A combination of relevant professional or personal experience would be advantageous and will be favourably considered.
  • Knowledge of the Central Cariboo area arts community is an asset.
  • Outstanding written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Familiar and comfortable with Apple OS, Quickbooks, Adobe Acrobat Pro and Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, WordPress, Social Media, and MailChimp.
  • Strong planning, organizational, and analytical skills.
  • Ability to positively motivate and develop staff, Board, and volunteers, and build consensus.
  • Visionary and innovative thinker, with a passion for community.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with all sectors of the community, the Board, and stakeholders.

Compensation: Starting at $50,000, negotiable, commensurate with experience. Benefits and flexible hours are available.

Procedure for applying: Qualified candidates should email a current resume with a cover letter indicating interest in the position to Leah Selk, Executive Director, at info@centralcaribooarts.com.

Deadline to apply: July 5, 2021. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

For more information about the CCACS, visit www.centralcaribooarts.com.

The CCACS is an equal opportunity employer.