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The Theatre Centre is currently accepting applications for the following position:

Director of Facilities & Production
deadline to apply is midnight, Thursday, August 18, 2016

About The Theatre Centre:

In 2014, The Theatre Centre completed a $6.2 million transformation of an iconic heritage building into a live arts hub and incubator, and a permanent home for the company.

Since that time, we’ve become known for establishing ourselves as a cultural & community hub in the heart of West Queen West. Always questioning the notion of “what can a theatre be?”, we are open and accessible every day of the week, providing a public space to the neighbourhood with free wifi, delicious coffee, and unbelievable baked goods, made in-house by our Baker-in-Residence. It’s the most dangerous thing about working here.

We continue to be known for having research & development at the heart of our artistic activities, through our long-term Residency Program. Currently among our 6 Residency companies are a choreographer, a performance artist, and a neurologist in residence. No two projects are alike.

We are currently seeking a Director of Facilities and Production to help us manage our beautiful home in the recently renovated Carnegie Library. Reporting to the Artistic Director and General Manager, this is a full time, salaried position.

Facilities Management

  • Manage the maintenance and repair of the facility
  • Work with senior management to develop and monitor building operations budgets
  • Contract and supervise the cleaning, maintenance, and security of the space
  • Schedule and plan the cleaning, repair and annual maintenance of all building components
  • Act as company liaison and maintain all service contracts for the building including fire alarm monitoring, life safety systems, HVAC, elavators, and all other utilities
  • Source/order all necessities for security systems, life safety systems, maintenance, and cleaning
  • Coordinate Health & Safety training and ensure the company is compliant with applicable legislation relating to health & safety, and accessibility
  • Develop policies related to the safe and efficient operating of the facility, including Fire Safety, and Health & Safety, in conjunction with other senior management
  • Work collaboratively with the senior management team to support programs, events, and the educational mandate at The Theatre Centre
  • Complete other duties as required

Production Management

  • Plan season and production schedules, collaborating with other departments
  • Develop and monitor budgets, with senior management, for all productions and presentations, and production overhead
  • Contract and supervise production staff and stage management
  • Supervise theatre bookings, rentals, and production builds for external clients
  • Ensure all production personnel are well trained, all activities in the production department are handled in a safe and responsible manner, and that the performance spaces are well maintained
  • Ensure that the production department is compliant with the provincial Employment Standards Act, and other relevant Ontario Ministry of Labour and Ontario Human Rights legislation
  • Complete other duties as required

Qualifications

  • Extensive background in all aspects of theatrical production, with a minimum of 5 years production management experience
  • Good knowledge of and experience with theatre collective agreements and Health & Safety policies
  • Experience in the managing of a performing arts facility would be an asset
  • Excellent written, communication, and organizational skills
  • Valid Ontario drivers’ licence would be an asset
  • Basic carpentry skills would be an asset

Salary:

$43,000 per year

Start date is flexible for the right candidate.

The Theatre Centre is committed to employment equity. We encourage applications from queer, transgender and two-spirited people, First Nations, Inuit & Métis, people of colour, and people with disabilities.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to jobs@theatrecentre.org. Please send files as PDFs with file names in the format of LASTNAME_Firstname.pdf.

We thank all applicants who submit resumes for The Theatre Centre postings. Personal responses to inquiries are not possible, and only those considered for an interview will be contacted.