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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

The Information Systems and Technology department (IST) is responsible for all matters pertaining to the automation and delivery of corporate IST services. We design and develop innovative information technology applications and solutions and provide ongoing support of core information systems and services to enhance OAC’s ability to fulfill its mandate.  The OAC is seeking an experienced senior Programmer to be responsible for the development of innovative solutions and the maintenance of these solutions. Working in a highly dynamic technical environment, you will be providing innovative solutions to complex technological challenges. You will specifically be working on web development, data warehousing, system integration and business intelligence. You will be developing and integrating software solutions with market leading software/frameworks, while collaborating with other teams, vendors and clients in analyzing and developing solutions. You will also be verifying and validating technology services prior to deployment by leveraging industry best practices, historical information, experience, tools, and processes.  
Deadline Date for Submissions
June 15, 2018
Contract Type
Regular Full-Time