The Arts Station (Fernie and District Arts Council) is seeking an Arts Administrator. This is a permanent part-time (30 hours/week) position. The Arts Station offers a wide spectrum of programming from film series to frequent concerts, plays and arts classes. Programming is typically delivered at The Arts Station, a 1908 restored Canadian Railway station with meeting rooms, a pottery studio, a gallery space, a 100-seat theatre and an independently run restaurant. The Arts Administrator reports to a volunteer Board of Directors and is responsible for translating the Board’s vision into relevant and exciting programs. The ideal candidate possesses passion and knowledge for arts programming, and has the ability to see emerging trends and translate those trends into practical and vibrant initiatives. Candidates should demonstrate competency in writing grants and experience in a variety of administrative tasks. The job requires a person who is computer literate and who is comfortable overseeing everything from financials to events. In addition, candidates should excel at building relationships with diverse stakeholders and be comfortable representing The Arts Station within the community.
Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Resumes will be accepted until 5pm Friday, July 15, 2011.