Position Title: Manager, Education and Community Engagement

Position Type: Permanent Full-Time

Salary Range: $57,000-$67,000

Start Date: March 2023


ABOUT CANADIAN STAGE

Canadian Stage is one of the country’s leading not-for-profit contemporary performing arts organizations.
An anchor organization in Toronto’s vibrant cultural scene, Canadian Stage is a home for new and
dynamic art forms, as well as an incubator and exporter of leading-edge contemporary and
multidisciplinary performance.

Sharing innovative work from Canada and worldwide, the company stages an annual season across three
Toronto venues, including its beautiful heritage building on Berkeley and Front Street in the vibrant St.
Lawrence Market neighbourhood.

In its long and storied history, Canadian Stage has employed thousands of artists and produced hundreds
of new productions for over 5,000,000+ audience members, including the premieres of over 350+ new
Canadian theatre and dance works. Many of the plays developed by Canadian Stage have been
nominated for Canada's most prestigious literary and performing arts honours, including Governor
General's, Chalmers, and Dora Mavor Moore Awards.

 

POSITION SUMMARY

Contemporary artistic expression is for everyone. Canadian Stage is committed to breaking down the
barriers that keep people from experiencing the deep joy and penetrating insight that today’s artists have
to offer. As such, we seek a passionate individual to join the organization to forge innovative pathways for
the public to access new bespoke programs, connect with our work and with each other, and use art as a
tool for community and personal connection.

Reporting to the Artistic Director, with a secondary report to the Executive Director, the Manager of
Education and Community Engagement is responsible for creating and delivering effective activities to
help Canadian Stage achieve several key objectives:

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Partnership-building and management:

Program design and execution:


Other:


KEY COMPETENCIES FOR THIS POSITION:

Inclusion: fosters relationships and provides equitable opportunity across a diverse spectrum of people
and organizations.

Communication: engages partners in a manner that is relevant and exciting to them; obtains buy-in for
company mission and objectives from a variety of stakeholders; positively communicates relevant issues
of concern.

Tenacity and Problem-Solving: works independently and autonomously; conducts appropriate data
gathering and collaboration for creative problem resolution; remains affable and calm within a fast-paced
and changeable environment.

Leadership and Accountability: Leads by example, demonstrating Canadian Stage values in all aspects of
their work while providing guidance and oversight to a range of collaborators and freelancers; with
independent sound judgement, effectively manages projects to accomplish Canadian Stage’s mission and
objectives.

Stewardship: delivers programs within recommended and approved budget and schedule parameters.

QUALIFICATIONS:

STATEMENT OF INTENTION

Canadian Stage is committed to building an anti-racist organization and an equitable and inclusive cultural
institution. We are working to reflect the stories, ideas, concerns, and priorities of the communities we
have been entrusted to serve authentically and meaningfully.

To address the under-representation of racialized and Indigenous employees at Canadian Stage and to
affirm the importance of diverse lived experiences and insights for this position and Canadian Stage as a
whole, we encourage and welcome applicants who identify as Indigenous, Black, and People of Colour in
the application process.


APPLICATION PROCESS
Please submit applications no later than February 13, 2023. Applications should include:

If possible, please merge your cover letter and resume into one PDF. Please send your application to:
hr@canadianstage.com and use the email subject header “Manager of Education and Community
Engagement”.


The review of candidates may begin as applications are received and will continue until the position is
filled.

All qualified persons are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada
will be given priority. While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those short-listed will be
contacted.