May 2, 2021
Job Posting: Public Art Coordinator
The Economic and Creative Development Department is part of the Infrastructure and Growth Management Division. This department is responsible for the attraction and facilitation of new business investment, and helping employers access the business opportunities of the area. They encourage and promote the creation of new Barrie-based enterprises, including start-ups and small business services. They also support the retention, growth, and expansion of the City's existing businesses. This includes bringing stakeholders together on strategic programs.
The Public Art Coordinator (PT) is a community minded, innovative, and creative individual who has responsibility for the development and implementation of a series of public art and art in public places projects through the Barrie Public Art Committee and in keeping with the City's Public Art Policy and cultural best practices. Serving as the key liaison to the Barrie Public Art Committee, the Public Art Coordinator (PT) will provide services in project management, public art planning, public consultation, facilitation, capital and operating budgeting and estimating, site inspection, technical detailing support when required, preparation of reports and graphics, representing the department on various committees, researching, developing methodologies, and completing specialized assignments, ensuring adherence with the City's policies and practices. Working to advance public art in the City, the Public Art Coordinator (PT) will positively contribute to placemaking, advancing the goals of the Economic and Creative Development Department by promoting the growth of a diverse and sustainable arts and cultural sector and fostering a vibrant downtown economic corridor that supports resident and tourist engagement.
The City of Barrie is an equal opportunity employer, and we will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.