Careers

Situated in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia, the Canadian College of Performing Arts (CCPA) is a dynamic educational center dedicated to excellence in the performing arts. CCPA offers the highest level of quality training in a broad spectrum of performance areas, preparing students for careers locally, nationally and internationally. The College offers a stimulating, positive and constructive environment where students are encouraged to develop high performance, work ethic and conduct standards. The Canadian Heritage Arts Society operates the CCPA.

The Canadian College of Performing Arts is committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion in our living, learning and work environments.  Consistent with those values, the College is an equal opportunity employer committed to establishing an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment for all.  We know that we all share responsibility for creating an equitable, diverse and inclusive community.  In pursuit of our values, we seek members who will work respectfully and constructively with differences and across levels of power.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other basis protected by applicable law.  

We are committed to ensuring that reasonable accommodations are made available to persons with disabilities during the recruitment cycle and will provide reasonable accommodations upon request. 

Career opportunities will be listed on this page as they become available. For any questions please contact hiring@ccpacanada.com.

The College is currently seeking to fill the following positions:

Box Office Supervisor

Administrative Assistant

To apply for these positions the applicant must be:

A Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment

Please do not apply if you do not meet the above qualifications: your application cannot be considered.

Interested applicants should email their resume, cover letter, and position-specific requirements to hiring@ccpacanada.com.

Box Office and Front of House Supervisor

The Position

Reporting to the Administrative Manager and the Managing Artistic Director, the Box Office and Front of House Supervisor ensures enthusiastic and timely patron, subscriber, and audience services; and contributes to the efficient day-to-day operations of the Canadian College of Performing Arts office and administrative departments.

CCPA’s ideal candidate will be passionate about the performing arts and education and can build momentum with our current stakeholders and prospective students, as well as inspire new supporters.

ACCOUNTABILITY & REPORTING STRUCTURE

The Box Office and Front of House Supervisor will report directly to the Administrative Manager and the Managing Artistic Director. Additionally, they will work closely with various College departments, including the Communications Officer and Director of Education.

OVERVIEW OF PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Box Office and Front of House Supervisor works under the Administrative Manager and the Managing Artistic Director and to ensure a positive patron experience, assist with engagement, and provide administrative support.

● Manage subscription and individual ticket sales through Theatre Manager (box office software), email, and phone; and work with the Administrative Manager to maintain subscriber relationships

● Provide Audience services and supervise Front of House volunteers and students, including managing concession and ensuring COVID-19 protocols are enforced

● Provide administrative support to the various college departments

QUALIFICATIONS

Post-secondary degree or an equivalent combination of education, performing arts and/or Box office/Audience Services experience. 1-2 years of relevant experience, preferably in Education, performing arts and/or Theatre.

For further information, including qualification requirements and rate of compensation, please see the full job description.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested applicants should provide a letter of interest, a current resume and a list of three references with contact information. Applications will be reviewed and contacted for an interview. For priority consideration, complete applications must be submitted by November 22, 2021 to hiring@ccpacanada.com, attention: Caleb Marshall, Managing Artistic Director.

Administrative Assistant

The Position

Reporting to the Administrative Manager and the Managing Artistic Director, the Administrative Assistant ensures enthusiastic and timely patron, subscriber, and audience services; and contributes to the efficient day-to-day operations of the Canadian College of Performing Arts office and administrative departments.

CCPA’s ideal candidate will be passionate about the performing arts and education and can build momentum with our current stakeholders and prospective students, as well as inspire new supporters.

ACCOUNTABILITY & REPORTING STRUCTURE

The Administrative Assistant will report directly to the Administrative Manager and the Managing Artistic Director. Additionally, they will work closely with various College departments, including the Engagement Officer and Director of Education.

OVERVIEW OF PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Administrative Assistant works under the Administrative Manager, Managing Artistic Director and Director of Education to ensure a positive patron experience, assist with engagement, and provide administrative support.

● Provide administrative support to the various college departments

● Manage subscription and individual ticket sales through box office software, email, and phone

● Provide Audience services and supervise Front of House volunteers and students

QUALIFICATIONS

Post-secondary degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 1-2 years of relevant experience, preferably in Education, performing arts and/or Theatre.

For further information, including qualification requirements and rate of compensation, please see the full job description.

HOW TO APPLY

Interested applicants should provide a letter of interest, a current resume, and a list of three references with contact information. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. For priority consideration, complete applications must be submitted by Monday, November 22, 2021 to hiring@ccpacanada.com, attention: Caleb Marshall, Managing Artistic Director.

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West Side Story, 2019 | director Matthew Howe | photo credit Peter Pokorny