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The Edmonton Arts Council (EAC) is a not-for-profit organization that supports and promotes the arts community in Edmonton and works to increase the profile and involvement of arts and culture in all aspects of our community life. The EAC, recognizing that Edmonton is a city that values the role of arts in society, encourages innovation, exploration and dialogue in and with the city’s arts community. The EAC, via its full range of activities, strives to reflect the diversity of the city of Edmonton.

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Director, Investments, Services and Partnerships

POSTING DATE: May 19, 2022
CLOSING DATE: Posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found
SALARY: Range starting at $100,000
POSITION STATUS: Full-Time – Regular
REPORTS TO: Associate Executive Director, Programs, Services and Access

Under the guidance of the Associate Executive Director, Programs, Services and Access, the Director, Investments, Services and Partnerships is responsible for the leadership of the Investments, Services and Partnerships Portfolio which includes three Teams; Arts Development and Investments; Arts and Retail Services; and Community Animation and Creative Partnerships. As a change forward leader, you will guide the continued transformation of portfolio deliverables to achieve immediate and medium-term impacts to the arts ecologies of the capital region.

Your career demonstrates the strength of your administrative and management capabilities achieving demonstrable results through the cohesive planning of integrated, special projects and complimentary initiatives. Your experience incorporates a consultative style to engage with community stakeholders and representatives.
Working with the Portfolio Teams and in collaboration with other members of the Leadership and their Teams, The Director translates the strategic direction of Connections & Exchanges to actionable operational plans to realize the EAC's strategic and operational priorities.

You will create and nurture opportunities for activities concentrated on the transformation of the arts ecology by building programs, services and partnerships that support capacity building, innovation and resiliency. You will provide leadership to your teams in adopting inclusive approaches, seeking out diverse perspectives, advancing equity and improving access to investment programs, arts and retail services and community animation. In achieving these goals, you will guide your teams through the EAC's four operational approaches of Listening and Understanding, Shaping and Advancing, Seeking and Exploring and Creating and Showing to bring consistency to the planning, delivery and evaluation of their work.

The EAC Conflict of Interest policy ensures we adhere to the highest ethical standards in the delivery of our programs, services and projects. Employees are required to disclose direct and indirect conflicts of interest and uphold EAC's reputation as a fair, impartial and transparent body. 

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Equity and Inclusion Advisor

POSTING DATE: April 21, 2022
CLOSING DATE: Posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found
SALARY: Range starting at $63,000
POSITION STATUS: Full-Time -Regular
REPORTS TO: Associate Executive Director, Programs, Services and Access

The Equity and Inclusion Advisor provides expertise and operational support for the effective delivery of initiatives and activities that further the EAC's commitment to Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Access (IDEA). The Advisor works across the EAC to increase awareness and sensitivity, enhancing accessibility and reducing barriers to EAC programs and services.

Your work supports the full scope of EAC initiatives, ensuring the EAC's IDEA commitment is embedded in all plans. You will monitor EAC performance as progress is made towards the implementation of the EAC's IDEA initiatives and you will implement targeted and organizational initiatives contributing to our performance measures. You are integral to increasing the awareness and sensitivity of our programs to the challenges and barriers facing artists and arts professionals in Edmonton.

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