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We are hiring two program officers to join our team in Victoria (although location of employment may be negotiable).

Program officers administer and coordinate a range of programs that support and develop professional, community, and regional arts organizations, and individual artists. They also conduct independent program review and research to support overall program and policy development.

The BC Arts Council is a provincial government agency located within the Ministry of Tourism, Arts, Culture & Sport. Staff are part of the BC Public Service. The BC Public Service is committed to creating a  to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Preference may be given to candidates who self-identify as Black, Indigenous or a person of colour (BIPOC), people who identify as LGBTQ2S+ and/or people with disabilities and have the required combination of qualifications and experience.

For applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available. For advice and guidance on applying and/or preparing for an interview for this opportunity, we invite applicants to connect with the Indigenous Applicant Advisor Amanda by email: or phone: 778-698-1336.

Taking direction from our strategic plan, New Foundations 2018-2022, the BC Arts Council supports a range of artistic disciplines and activities while engaging with the sector and communities to inform policies and programs.

For complete details about this job posting, please head over to the B.C. Government website.