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.


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