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Ontario Arts Council

Jobs for Individuals

The Ontario Arts Council (OAC) is a publicly funded agency of Ontario’s Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport.  The OAC’s primary purpose is to award grants to professional artists and arts organizations.

The OAC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and strongly supports and values diversity in the workplace. The OAC is committed to equity, diversity, accessibility and inclusiveness in its employment practices and we respect the right of applicants and employees to fair and equitable treatment in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code. Applications from all qualified candidates are welcome and individuals from equity-seeking groups are encouraged to apply. We encourage persons with disabilities to contact Human Resources to identify and discuss how we could accommodate them during the recruitment process.


Working at OAC

The OAC prides itself on its congenial and collegial work environment, surrounded by diverse and dedicated individuals who are passionate about the arts. Employees in permanent positions at OAC are provided with a comprehensive compensation package, which includes an insured healthcare benefits plan, a defined benefit pension plan, as well as other paid time-off provisions.

The OAC, as an agency of the provincial government, is bound to applicable government directives and rules for employees, such as the Public Service of Ontario Act (PSOA). OAC has its own Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies, which stem from the PSOA. If you require more information on these policies before applying to OAC, please contact Human Resources.

The OAC’s employees who are non-managerial or working in a non-confidential capacity as it pertains to labour relations are represented by the union AMAPCEO.

When there are job competitions open to the public, they will be identified below.

Job Postings

Information Systems & Technology Manager
The Ontario Arts Council (OAC) is recruiting for the position of Information Systems & Technology (IS&T) Manager, reporting to the Director of Finance & Administration, to lead and manage all IS&T related matters for an organization of 70, with a department of 5 staff.  OAC’s IS&T department includes a data center, enterprise network security systems, virtualized infrastructure and externally hosted solutions, a website, audio-visual, video conferencing, telecommunications and security systems, and infrastructure management software.   The IS&T department is responsible for providing efficient and effective information systems & technology services to internal users, and to external users of its newly launched online grant management system and website. The IS&T Manager will be expected to quickly gain knowledge about these new systems to ensure the on-going configuration is successfully implemented and the proper information systems and technology support infrastructure is in place.   This position is ideally suited to an individual with strong leadership skills, who is knowledgeable and interested in all aspects of  IS&T that are required to successfully support the business requirements of a mid-size organization.   
Deadline Date for Submissions
February 24, 2017
Contract Type
Regular Full-Time