Director, Arts Disciplines
The Canada Council for the Arts is a national arm’s length agency which provides grants and services to professional Canadian artists and arts organizations. It is funded by and reports to Parliament through the Minister of Canadian Heritage.
As a key member of the Executive Management Group reporting to the Director of the Canada Council, you will be responsible for providing corporate leadership and direction for the formulation, development, implementation and management of the program policy and delivery framework for the Council’s arts disciplines programming.
The incumbent will provide a discipline lens for the planning and establishment of program strategies, approaches and initiatives as well as partnerships with a broad range of stakeholders including discipline communities and other arts funders to foster and promote excellence in the arts across Canada. The Director, Arts Disciplines will be responsible for the supervision of the Section Heads overseeing the artistic disciplines supported by the Council, including dance, media arts, visual arts, writing and publishing, theater, music and inter-arts.