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Programmer, Culture Programmer, Culture - Literary, Digital and Visual Arts

Req ID: 17819
Vacancy Type: Temporary 
Contract Duration: Up to 12 months
Number of Positions: 1  
Closing Date: 08/02/2021

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Supervisor, Culture Programs, support the development, coordination, and promotion of high quality Culture programs and services in the literary, digital and visual arts delivered at a variety of community centres, historical sites, town halls and art centre's across Mississauga.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work within a team to plan, develop and implement Culture Programs including but limited to sessional courses, camps and school programs 
  • Provide customer service, resolve issues and communicate changes/cancellations
  • Assist with functional guidance of part-time staff, including evaluations, scheduling, hiring/contracting and training
  • Manage volunteer, coop and intern recruitment, training  and assist with functional guidance
  • Assist with regular program visits, Quest 2 evaluations, program planning
  • Assist by liaising with facility staff to ensure spaces are prepared, safe and operational 
  • Assist  by responding to ad-hoc programming requests
  • Provide administrative support including part time payroll, program details, class lists, program hand-outs, equipment & supply inventory 
  • Work a varied schedule including evenings and weekends, travel required between facilities

Skills and Qualifications

  • Post-Secondary Degree or Diploma in Fine Arts, Arts Administration, Education or related field  with a minimum of  3 years’ related experience in an arts education setting
  • First-Aid, CPR "C", High Five and Quest 2 certification
  • Knowledge of R3/SAP, SharePoint, Microsoft Office and CLASS is an asset
  • Valid Ontario Class "G" license and access to a vehicle
  • Attention to detail in emergency situations
  • Knowledge and experience of program design and delivery; instructional fill-in maybe required
  • An Asset to have: oral & written French, experience using art & design digital software, or experience with the Ontario Curriculum (K-Gr 12)
  • Highly motivated self-starter; excellent oral and written communication skills; team player; ability to work in a changing environment


Hourly Rate/Salary: $ 34.81 to $46.41
Hours of Work: 35 
Work Location: 201 City Centre Drive 
Organization Unit: CMS/Culture Programs, Tm 2 
Department/Division/Section: CMS/Community Services Dept , CMS/Culture Division , Culture Services 
Non-Union/Union: Non Union 


A Criminal Record and Judicial Matters Check (Level 2) or Vulnerable Sector Check (Level 3) will be required of the successful candidate, at their own expense, to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

We thank all who apply, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. You can also check your application status in your candidate profile online. 

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act. 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code, the City of Mississauga will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform Human Resources of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require in respect of any materials or processes used to ensure your equal participation.      



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