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Culture Coordinator
Municipality: City of Abbotsford This posting closed on

March 10, 2019
at 4:30 PM
Job ID: 19-007 (Please quote job ID on resume when applying)
Department: Parks, Recreation & Culture
Job Description: At the City of Abbotsford our people are our greatest asset. We offer a wide range of diverse, stimulating and rewarding career opportunities that support and recognize high levels of performance. In Abbotsford, we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We invite you to become part of a place that has strong corporate and organizational values, rewarding career paths, challenging opportunities and an engaging and dynamic team to work with.

Be part of the story. Join our team today.

The City of Abbotsford’s Parks, Recreation & Culture Department is seeking an Arts, Heritage and Culture enthusiast to join their dynamic team as Culture Coordinator.

In this exciting role you will bring considerable knowledge of current and emerging trends in the cultural sector, including diversity, public art, festivals, events and philosophy of arts and heritage. Your creative thinking and ability to maintain effective working relationships with all stakeholders will be beneficial as you provide oversight, planning and direction for the implementation of program plans, strategies and campaigns to promote community awareness, involvement and support of culture programs and services. Your strong communication, time management skills and ability to take initiative will guide your success in this position.

As the Culture Coordinator you will work with your team, community groups, societies and other business partners to determine and incorporate the needs and interests to implement the City’s Culture Strategy. You will have the opportunity to coordinate the planning, the developing, and facilitating the implementation of culture programs and services through maximizing the cultural engagement community resources. In addition, you will be responsible for monitoring revenues and expenditures, maintaining a variety of records, reports, and correspondence along with developing and revising policies, procedures and guidelines governing participation and performance in our culture programs.

To be considered for this position you must have:

• Degree in Fine Arts or related discipline.
• Minimum of three years of experience working in a municipal or not for profit setting in culture, leading projects in collaboration with community agencies; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence.

This position is unionized, CUPE Local 774, and the hourly rate of pay is from $31.19 to $36.68.

At the City of Abbotsford we work strongly to create a challenging yet rewarding environment for our employees to thrive. We offer ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package.
Opening Date: February 26, 2019 08:30 AM
Closing Date: March 10, 2019 04:30 PM