Job Details


Position Summary:

Reporting to the Manager, Cultural Services this position is responsible for the safe and accessible delivery and administration of arts, culture and outreach programs and initiatives for the Town of Milton, ensuring compliance with all applicable regulations, policies and procedures. This role directly supervises part-time staff in the day-to-day delivery of art programs within the assigned portfolio.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Plans and implements art programs for schools and community
  • Researches and monitors trends, community demographics, participation levels, customer requests and customer satisfaction results to offer recommendations for program development 
  • Builds and maintains an audience development and engagement plan in support of arts and culture programming
  • Plays a key role in the programming and administration of the FirstOntario Credit Union Every Milton Child, Every Year Arts Program
  • Acts as a Town liaison for umbrella arts organization Arts Milton, and works closely with Arts Milton and Provincial Culture Days agency in support of the annual organization of Culture Days
  • Builds and maintains positive working relationships with local arts organizations and the cultural sector
  • Researches and writes content to educate and build awareness of arts and culture programs and services for print, social media, website and grant applications
  • Provides daily direction and support to part-time staff and volunteers
  • Conducts regular staff meetings to ensure policies and procedures are communicated, quality standards are maintained and to solicit feedback from staff
  • Ensures that health and safety procedures are followed at all times and identifies and addresses areas of risk
  • Enters all program information into recreation software and is responsible for the associated promotion of these programs
  • Prepares and monitors program area budget
  • Recommends revenue generation or cost saving initiatives to meet or improve budget targets throughout the year



  • Post-secondary diploma in Recreation & Leisure or a related field; Post-secondary degree and post-graduate certificate in arts administration preferred
  • Minimum three (3) years progressive supervisory experience in a municipal or recreational setting; five (5) years of experience with program planning experience preferred
  • Standard First Aid and CPR
  • High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening
  • Proficiency in Recreation Management Software
  • High Five Quest 1 Certification and High Five Quest 2 Certification preferred
  • Proficiency in CLASS or PerfectMind Recreation Management Software preferred
  • Experience working in financial management software preferred


Annual Salary: $61,734 - $77,168 

The Town of Milton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code; the Town of Milton will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process to applicants with disabilities. If selected to participate in the recruitment process, please inform the Town’s Human Resources staff of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require. All applicant information collected is in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Privacy legislation and under the authority of the Municipal Act; used strictly for candidate selection.