Associate Artistic Director

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  • Toronto
  • Hours Part-Time (25 hours / week)
  • Start Date Flexible

The Associate Artistic Director for the Second City Training Centre is a leadership role supporting the overall mission and artistic vision of the organization.

Artistic Duties

  • Work with Artistic Director to outline and execute a vision for all programming
  • Attend auditions for various training Centre programs
  • Mentor faculty – including processing evaluations, advising, training
  • Serve as Head of the Improv Program
  • Collect, read, track and utilize all feedback from teachers on a per-term basis
  • Advise students on their path and options in the Training Centre
  • Attend all resident company performances at least once per run
  • Track and develop talent for possible advancement in the greater company
  • Manage specific areas or projects as assigned by Artistic Director.
  • Be an advocate for artistic growth and integrity
  • Positively represent Second City and the Training Centre to the public and community

Administrative Duties

  • Attend all full faculty meetings
  • Schedule and lead Program-specific faculty meetings as needed
  • Maintain scheduled office hours, which can flex based on schedule  (15 per week minimum in office)

Minimum Qualifications (Knowledge, Skills, Abilities) –

  • 5+ years of artistic work in sketch and improvisation
  • Strong knowledge of Second City culture, process and work
  • Strong organizational, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects and deadlines
  • Ability to lead others and manage faculty
  • Proven facility in working with talent
  • Strong supporter of artists and students
  • Facility for problem solving

Term of Agreement   The position is a one year term, renewable upon successful review and evaluation by the Vice President of the Training Centres.

Apply

Applications due May 31st.  Please submit resume and cover letter to jobs@secondcity.com.  No phone calls please.