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Executive Director Search Dancer Transition Resource Centre

2018 / 11 / 2

Position: Executive Director
Position Type: Full Time
Location: Toronto, Vancouver or Montreal
Application deadline: November 30, 2018
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The Dancer Transition Resource Centre (DTRC) is searching for a creative leader who can build on our successes and move the DTRC to the next stage of development.
The Dancer Transition Resource Centre is a national arts service 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 and representatives across the country. For more information about the organization, please visit our website www.dtrc.ca.

ED Position
Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is the public face of the DTRC and its chief executive, responsible for all facets of the operation including:

  • Policy and program development
  • Organizational development
  • Government relations, grants & reporting
  • Outreach and community liaison
  • International liaison
  • Fundraising
  • Management of human, financial and other resources
  • Advocacy

The incumbent will be an articulate and passionate advocate, with strong management skills.  Excellent communications skills include an ability to deal empathetically with individual dancers.  The incumbent will have credibility in Canada’s professional dance community and a commitment to the objectives and long-term growth of the DTRC.     

The ideal candidate will have experience in the not-for-profit sector, preferably with a membership organization and volunteer Board, knowledge of government granting processes and previous success in fundraising.  Bilingualism and counselling experience would be assets.

Salary: Commensurate with the experience of the chosen candidate.  Expected to be in the range of $70,000 – 
$80,000 per annum. 

Please e-mail cover letter and resume in one pdf document to the Search Committee:

e-mail: dtrcboard@gmail.com

Applications must be received by 5:00 pm, November 30, 2018.

Executive Director Search Dancer Transition Resource Centre PDF

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 dtrcboard@gmail.com

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.