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DTRC Seeking Director of Administration

2018 / 02 / 16


Position:                           Director of Administration

Position Type:                  Full Time

Location:                           DTRC National Office, downtown Toronto                                             

Application deadline:    March 5, 2018

The Dancer Transition Resource Centre is a national charitable organization that helps dancers make necessary transitions into, within and from professional performing careers.  Along with its National Office in Toronto, the DTRC has offices in Vancouver and Montreal. For more information about the organization, please browse our website www.dtrc.ca

Position available: The Dancer Transition Resource Centre (DTRC) is seeking a passionate, motivated and experienced individual to direct the organization’s administrative function. Working collaboratively with the Executive Director, the Director of Administration will be responsible for the overall administration of the organization, working to improve processes and policies, and leading long-term organizational planning.


  • Manage the organization’s finances including preparation of annual budgets and cash flow projections, management of accounts payable and receivable, and administration of matters related to the annual audit, banking and Canada Revenue Agency
  • Liaise with the Treasurer, bookkeeper, and auditor
  • Is responsible for the administration of organization’s membership dues and payments
  • Is responsible for data management – including inputting and mining of data for statistics, projections and reports
  • Oversee and implement HR policies and procedures of the organization
  • Provide administrative direction and support to regional staff
  • Assist with compliance and government reporting
  • Ensure filing systems are maintained and up to date
  • Maintain and replenish inventory


The successful candidate will:

  • Thrive in a collaborative environment and possess the ability to foster strong internal and external relationships with Indigenous peoples, people of colour, and people across the spectrums of gender, sexuality, age and abilities
  • Be well organized and attentive to details
  • Have demonstrated financial management and analytical skills
  • Have experience and confidence working with accounting software – preferably Sage 50 Accounting
  • Have significant experience with database and information technology management
  • Possess project management expertise with the ability to prioritize
  • Have excellent English verbal and written communication skills
  • Communicate with clarity and compassion
  • Have an interest in, and understanding of, professional dance from a range of dance practices and cultures, particularly within equity-seeking groups
  • Good French language skills are a desirable asset

Salary range:     $50,000 - $55,000 Commensurate with experience

Please e-mail cover letter and resume in one pdf or Word document to:

Amanda Hancox, Executive Director

e-mail: nationaloffice@dtrc.ca

Resumes must be received by 5:00 pm, March 5, 2018. 

Equity and Equality

The DTRC is an organization that is working to embed the values of individual and group differences within its working environment. We strive to embrace the diversity of backgrounds and perspectives of our staff, members, arts community and partners. Indigenous peoples, people of colour, and people across the spectrums of gender, sexuality, age and abilities are encouraged to apply. If you have questions or concerns about accessibility throughout the hiring process, please email nationaloffice@dtrc.ca

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Helping dancers make necessary transitions into, within, and from professional performing careers since 1985.