Director of Recreation and Culture

Posted on January 6, 2017. Region: Swift Current, SK

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The Town of Shaunavon’s recreational area holds a swimming pool, tennis courts, four ball diamonds, outdoor rink, skateboard park and the Crescent Point Wickenheiser Centre. The center, which opened in July 2011, holds an NHL size hockey rink and curling rink, and is one of the biggest Center’s ever built in the South-West region of Saskatchewan.

The Grand Coteau Heritage & Cultural Centre is the premiere cultural facility in the southwest, serving the artistic and cultural heritage aspirations of the 15,000 people in the region. Offering heritage based research services, a natural heritage museum, an art gallery, displays from the 12,000 piece heritage collection and a community room, this two floor facility, which includes the local library, attracts thousands of visitors annually to exhibitions, events, workshops and other cultural activities.

Reporting to the CAO, the Director of Recreation and Culture is a senior position working with minimal supervision and is responsible for:
• Administration of the care and conservation of the collections
• Budget preparation
• Supervision of staff and volunteers
• Program development
• Event and Exhibit development
• Tourism
• Public Relations
• Grant Writing
• Fundraising

The ideal candidate will possess a solid knowledge of culture, sports and recreation - supported by a post-secondary diploma or degree in a related field, administration, and three to five year’s managerial experience in a cultural or non-profit organization. Combination of experience and education may be considered. Basic knowledge of history of Shaunavon & area considered an asset.

The Town of Shaunavon offers a comprehensive benefit package and has a pension plan in place.

Visit the Town of Shaunavon’s website: www.shaunavon.com for more information.

Interested candidates are encouraged to forward a resume, including salary expectations and references to:
Town of Shaunavon
Attention: Tara Fritz
Box 820
Shaunavon, SK
S0N 2M0
E-Mail: [email protected]
Phone: 306-297-2605

Posting Closure: End of business- January 27, 2017

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


Location:


Shaunavon, SK

Job type: Full-time