HIRING: Manager of Operations - Quebec Office

  • Position: Manager of Operations - Quebec Office
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Location: DTRC Quebec Office, Downtown Montreal                            
  • Application deadline:   September 7, 2021
  • Salary: $60,000 - $70,000
  • Employee health and retirement benefits offered





The Dancer Transition Resource Centre (DTRC) 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 Montreal and Vancouver. For more information about the organization please visit our website www.dtrc.ca

Equity, Equality and Diversity

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.

Emphasizing inclusion and equity is one of the key strategic priorities within our organization. You can read further about our work here:

DTRC: Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Statement

Position available: The Dancer Transition Resource Centre (DTRC) is seeking a passionate, motivated and experienced individual to manage operations in its Quebec office building a vibrant Quebec presence within a strong national organization. Working collaboratively with the Executive Director, the Manager of Operations in the Quebec Office will be responsible for the administration and programming of the organization, working to improve processes and policies, and leading long-term organizational development. This person will be an important member of the national management team.


  • Management of human, financial and other resources of the DTRC’s Quebec office
  • Manages member and non-member correspondence and inquiries
  • Under the guidance of DTRC’s Director of Member Services:
    • Manage member services for the DTRC’s Quebec members
    • Manages all counselling inquiries/referrals
    • Researches and approves new counsellors for DTRC roster where needed
  • Manage relations with and outreach to Quebec community partners, including dance companies, members and non-members
  • Oversee danse TRANSIT programming for emerging dancers in Quebec
  • Oversee banking activity and regular financial reporting to the DTRC’s national office
  • Communication and collaboration with National office and regional representatives


The successful candidate will:

  • Be fluent in French language  and have a deep understanding of Quebec culture (A proficiency test be part of the interview process)
  • Have at least five years' experience in a management role
  • Be comfortable overseeing and managing staff
  • Communicate with clarity and compassion, treating member and non-member inquiries with sensitivity and confidentiality.
  • Possess project management expertise with a strong ability to prioritize
  • Have experience preparing grant application forms and aware of the funding opportunities at various levels of government that might be available to the DTRC.
  • Be well-organized and attentive to details
  • Demonstrate effective financial management and analytical skills
  • Have experience with database and information technology management (Microsoft Access, Excel)
  • 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
  • Have good English verbal and written communication skills
  • Have an interest in, and understanding of, professional dance from a range of dance practices and cultures, particularly within equity seeking groups. This will include keeping updated on provincial and municipal opportunities and initiatives that present themselves to dance artists.

Salary: $60,000 - $70,000

Employee health and retirement benefits offered

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

Kristian Clarke, Executive Director at the following e-mail: executivedirector@dtrc.ca

Resumes must be received by 5:00 pm (ET) - September 7, 2021              

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

If you have questions or concerns about accessibility accommodations throughout the hiring process, please email: executivedirector@dtrc.ca

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