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Position:  Part-time Administrative Director

Location:  Toronto

Start Date:  April 2017

Duration:  5-6 months (including 2 week summer break); some negotiation possible

Payment: $17.50/hr; 20 hours per week

CADA-ON is a professional association for dance artists founded and run by dance artists. We see our principles, policies and programs in a community-building context, believing that all parties in the dance milieu have a shared interest in building a strong dance community and our specialized interest is in the status of the individual dance artist. We work to empower and educate members towards self-representation. 

POSITION SUMMARY: The Acting Administrative Director is a temporary part-time employee responsible for the duties including office/staff management, overall membership management, disbursement of the Training Subsidy Program (TSP), Board of Director support, grant applications and management, member communications, and financial management of the organization.

CADA-ON seeks an outstanding individual to take on the administration of our organization on a part-time, contracted basis. This position offers a valuable opportunity to candidates entering the arts administration field; our current Acting Executive Director will mentor the successful candidate during transition into the position. The successful candidate will be offered a contract for an average of 20 hours per week at $17.50 per hour. During transitions into and out of the contract these hours will be shared. This position offers the opportunity for self-directed time management within the time guidelines of some tasks with set deadlines. 


• Process membership applications and renewals

• Supply membership statistic reports for Board meetings

• Support Board meetings and assist Board of Directors with outreach initiatives

* Grant preparation 

• Administer Training Subsidy Program (TSP) ‐ three deadlines per year

• Prepare financial reports, grant applications and reports

• Office management, including filing, computer backups, answering email and telephone queries and meeting with members as requested

* Liaise with bookkeeper and auditor

* Management of part-time Membership Coordinator


• Good working knowledge of Word and Excel

• Keen interest in computing and other technological tools

• Excellent organizational skills

• Excellent oral and written English language skills

• Thorough and conscientious

• Able to work both independently and follow instruction

• Experience in the arts; knowledge of the dance milieu is an asset


Send applications by email to office@cada‐on.ca.

We thank all candidates ‐ only candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

CADA-ON gratefully acknowledges the generous support of:



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 © 2016 Canadian Alliance of Dance Artists, Ontario Chapter (CADA-ON).

CADA-ON, 476 Parliament Street, 2nd Floor | Toronto, ON M4X 1P2 | Phone: (416) 657 2276

Email: office@cada-on.ca | Website: www.cada-on.ca


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