Daily Archives: March 29, 2012

Event: 2011 Canadian Jewish Playwriting Competition Winner, Miles Nadal JCC

Tuesday April 10, 8 pm
2011 Canadian Jewish Playwriting Competition Winner
By Daniel Karasik
Directed by Alisa Palmer
Featuring Sascha Cole, Rosemary Dunsmore Sarah English and Jordan Pettle

Haunted tells the story of Abby Shiner, a university professor who, in the aftermath of trauma, becomes involved romantically with her synagogue’s young rabbi. Meanwhile, her young daughter begins to see – or claims she’s begun to see – her father’s ghost.
A play about family, desire and spiritual hunger.

Suggested donation at the door: $10
Miles Nadal JCC
750 Spadina Ave. at Bloor St.
Info: esthera@mnjcc.org (416) 924-6211 x 606

The 2011 Canadian Jewish Playwriting Competition was a partnered program with the Calgary JCC


Job Posting: Community Animator and Director of Programming, Centre for Social Innovation

CSI is opening a pair of opportunities to join our team and make a full-time commitment to social innovation!

Director of Programming
The Director of Programming is an integral part of the CSI Management Team, directly contributing to the strategic direction and overall success of the entire operation.  You are responsible for the evolution and delivery of a programming vision that will accelerate the individual and shared success of our members, and which will support a broader community of change-makers across the city.  Make no mistake: This position is essential to the next phase of CSI’s growth and will prove the impact that properly crafted and delivered supports can have on social ventures and social entrepreneurs…read more.

Community Animator, CSI Annex
The community animator is CSI’s frontline barista for social change!  Based out of the CSI Annex location, you are the first face people see when they walk in and your skills and presence set the tone. This position is a tightrope act of juggling a million different things and getting them done, while also welcoming people so they immediately feel at home…read more.

Job Posting: Supervisor, Program Design & Development, City of Toronto

Job ID #    1648598
Division    Economic Development & Culture
Section    Cultural Services
Work Location    METRO HALL, 55 JOHN ST
Additional Location Details    Metro Hall, 8th Floor
Job Stream    Admin/Clerical/Customer Service
Job Type    Permanent, Full-Time
Salary/Rate    $74,256.00 – $92,092.00 / Year
Hours of Work    70.00
Shift Information    N/A
Wage Grade    6.5
Affiliation    Non-Union
Job Code (PSG)    TM0838
Number of Positions Open    1
Posting Date    20-Mar-2012
Closing Date    03-Apr-2012
HR Contact Name    Faye Neal
HR Contact Phone Number    416-395-6979
Division Contact Phone Number    416-338-1267
Division Contact Name    Karen Black
Job Posting Status    Open

Job Description

Major Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Manager Museums and Heritage Services, the incumbent supervises all activities related to program development, marketing and leveraging of resources for the City of Toronto museums. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Implements detailed plans and recommends policies/procedures regarding program specific requirements
  • Supervises, motivates and trains assigned staff, ensuring effective teamwork, high standards of work quality and organizational performance, continuous learning and encourages innovation in others. Also oversees recruitment selection, labour relations issues, performance appraisal, training and professional development
  • Provides input into and administers assigned budget, ensuring that expenditures are controlled and maintained within approved budget limitations
  • Responsible for researching and tracking trends related to museum industry, education sector curriculum needs, tourism trends and providing expert advice on strategic programme implementation
  • Provides leadership in programme development for the City’s museums and special projects such as Bicentennial Commemoration.
  • Ensures the achievement of attendance and revenue targets for the City’s museums
  • Ensures high level of awareness of the museums with the media, residents, tourist and educational markets
  • Ensures strategic integration of programming and marketing, to leverage resources and increase overall awareness of operational programs and revenue generating initiatives in the community.
  • Develops new partnerships to leverage museums with public and private sectors

Key Qualifications:

  • Degree or certificate in media, marketing or communications or the approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Extensive experience with marketing/communications concepts and developing various marketing solutions suitable for not-for-profit environment.
  • Considerable experience with and an ability to identify and understand the needs of various audience groups and to recommend cost efficient ways to reach these audiences.
  • Considerable experience initiating and developing partnerships and sponsorships that leverage resources and audience support for heritage servicing.
  • Significant supervisory experience leading and motivating staff in a unionized environment.
  • Experience in the development, design and delivery of community engagement and consultation processes.
  • Ability to develop consensus and recommend effective strategic solutions at the City and community level.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences in a variety of media and to simplify complex information both in written and verbal forms.
  • Experience in project management combined with an ability to handle multiple projects within tight and often conflicting deadlines.
  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to cultural and heritage issues.
  • Familiarity with Ontario Statutes, including Occupational Health and Safety Act, employment standards, labour and human rights, and other applicable government legislation.

Internal Posting Details

Eligibility to Apply:
All employees are invited to apply for this position

Applicants are required to demonstrate in their applications/resumes that their qualifications match those specified in the job posting.  Additional information submitted after the job posting closing date will not be accepted

Assessment may include an interview, written and/or practical test. Location of assessment to be determined

Information in preparing for City job competitions is available on the internal Job Opportunities website. If you do not have a computer, you may use the computers in the learning kiosks located at City Hall, Etobicoke, Scarborough Civic Centres and public libraries

Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under the City of Toronto’s Employment Accommodation policy. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance

How to Apply for this Opportunity:

Interested candidates must apply using one of the following methods:

  • Online: (recommended) If you are viewing the posting on a computer, click on the “Apply Online Now” button. If you are viewing a paper copy of the posting, go to www.toronto.ca/employment, click on “Toronto Public Service Employee Access” and follow the instructions to view, register and apply online,
  • Mail your application, resume and cover letter, quoting the Job ID #1648598 to Faye Neal, Senior HR Consultant, North York Civic Centre, 1st Floor, 5100 Yonge Street, North York, Ontario, M2N 5V7,
  • Fax your application, resume and cover letter, quoting the Job ID #1648598 to 416-696-3766

Please Note:

  • On-line method of application is recommended
  • You will only receive confirmation of your application if you apply online
  • Hand-delivered applications/resumes will not be accepted
  • Applications, resumes and cover letters must be received by the closing date stated above
  • Your employee number must be included in your application or cover letter or resume
  • Do not send duplicates