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We offer employment opportunities at the Rotary Centre for the Arts in a variety of areas including programming, volunteer coordination, communications, facility bookings, building maintenance, bistro/catering and arts administration.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Kelowna’s premiere multi-functional visual and performing arts facility, the Rotary Centre for the Arts (RCA), is seeking a full-time Community and Education Programs Coordinator. The RCA is operating under the Kelowna Visual and Performing Arts Centre Society (KVPACS). Our mission is to celebrate, nurture, and promote the arts through diversity, entertainment, and education. 

Position: Reporting to the Executive Director, the Community and Education Programs Coordinator is instrumental in the administration and delivery of educational programming with the community. The ideal candidate is someone who enjoys working with children, has a background in the arts, and has office administrative experience. Project management experience is an asset. This role requires a candidate who is friendly, well organized, and who can multitask.

Requirements: The candidate oversees the implementation of new and existing programming and ensures that programming is of high quality. Additionally, the candidate makes themselves aware of current trends within the arts and cultural sector and integrate these trends into programs for the centre.


Key Responsibilities: 

  • Create, promote and maintain the School Tour and Arts Discovery Days Educational program by liaising with educators and students
  • Create and manage budgets for all educational and community programs
  • Write follow-up final reports for all programs and makes recommendations for improvements
  • Facilitate programming in conjunction with Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna Museums, and performance art instructors
  • Organize and supervise mentorship programs for various educational institutions
  • Overseeing current programming and implement new, innovative, educational classes
  • Work alongside Marketing to provide content for promotional material
  • Coordinating Arts Blast Camps and Pro D days (Spring, Summer, Winter, and Fall)
  • Liaise with other arts organizations to foster arts and culture throughout the province of British Columbia
  • Promote RCA’s programming through annual community events
  • Responsible for all as aspects free community programming such as School of Blues, Jazz Jam, Open Mic
  • Responsible for RCA run art wellness programs such as HeART Fit, Salsa Thursdays, Music Therapy programming, and more.

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience working in the arts
  • Excellent organization, communication, and multitasking skills
  • Must have experience/willingness to work with children
  • Must be proficient in Office Suite (Excel, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint)
  • Experience with Artifax scheduling and Spektrix ticketing software considered an asset
     

Education: Post-secondary education in a related discipline (Arts, Communications, Child Education, Events Management) preferred.

Salary: This is a full-time position, starting at $17/hour plus a comprehensive benefits package.

Hours of Work: 40 hrs per week. Due to the nature of the position, it will be necessary to work a variety of shifts, including days, nights, and weekends. 

Applications: Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to admin@rotarycentreforthearts.com ‚Äč.

Deadline for applications is on November 6, 2020 (Friday).