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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. Please contact Human Resources at nsmall@arts.on.ca if you are unable to apply on-line and/or require accommodations during the recruitment process due to a disability.


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

Bilingual Communications Coordinator (Project Management)
The Ontario Arts Council (OAC) requires a results-oriented person with strong ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines to coordinate all requests and plans made of the Communications department (e.g. events, print, electronic, presentation materials) and ensuring they are documented, prioritized and handled in a timely and effective manner. This role is also responsible for coordinating the production and delivery of OAC publications, displays, advertising and related materials designed to fulfill OAC's strategic objectives through working with writers, copyeditors, translators, designers and printers.  
Deadline Date for Submissions
October 27, 2017
Contract Type
Temporary Fixed-Term
Contract Start Date
December 1, 2017
Contract End Date
May 31, 2019