Fine and Performing Arts Programmer (Music & Media Arts) – City of Burnaby

15 June 2023

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Fine and Performing Arts Programmer (Music & Media Arts)

Competition No.:

Regular Full Time

$5,279 – 5,498 – 5,727 – 5,961 – 6,212/month (2023 Rates)

70 hours Flexible Schedule Bi-weekly

Special Notes:
Subject to Note ‘S’ and ‘U’ of Schedule ‘B’ of the CUPE 23 Inside Division Collective Agreement


Last Updated:
6/14/23 8:36 AM

The goal of the City of Burnaby and its employees is to consistently deliver first class service and services to our community. With this in mind, we hire people who share the same passion, those with the drive and determination to grow with and contribute to our already exceptional team. People like you!

The Fine and Performing Arts Programmer will be responsible for the planning, implementation, scheduling, coordination and promotion of the Shadbolt Centre for the Arts Music & Media Arts programs. The successful applicant will develop and implement new programs; supervise and review the work of one or more subordinates; hire, train and schedule the work of a moderate sized group of part-time instructors; establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external contacts within the broader music & media arts community; under the direction of a supervisor, prepares and controls a budget for their specific program area and prepares and maintains a variety of related records and reports. The incumbent will provide special expertise in the area of music & media arts to instructors, other employees and a supervisor and works collaboratively to ensure effective studio operation as well as plan and deliver musical recitals and performances for a variety of programs. The position will perform other work as required.

Qualifications include College or University graduation in Fine Arts, preferably in music or media arts, plus sound related experience as an instructor, and experience in program and event coordination, in a supervisory capacity, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Sound understanding of music & media arts services is desirable as is the ability to provide leadership, direction and supervision to instructional staff with an expertise in music & media arts. Ability to assist in, or carry out, special or seasonal programs, planning musical recitals and performances for a variety of programs, and set up displays, workshops, demonstrations and equipment (e.g. sound equipment and media lab hardware). Strong interpersonal and communication skills, knowledge of the technical needs of musical productions including sound and staging needs is considered an asset. A Driver’s License for the Province of British Columbia is required.

Please apply online by June 23, 2023.

Copies of relevant professional certificates, degrees, or tickets will be required at the time of the interview.

Please contact People and Culture at 604-294-7303 if you do not receive a confirmation email within one hour of submitting your application online.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted

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