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Wednesday, November 9, 2011




(030)   $ 4697 - $ 6220  ( Monthly)
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A ten year personal, criminal and employment background check will be required

Applicants for this position are required to submit a cover sheet that will contain the response to the below questions. As you will be copying and pasting your resume into the application system, please copy and paste the cover letter in the same field as the resume so that the cover sheet and resume are together.

Resume portion should be no longer than the equivalency of two (2) pages.

You will need to respond to the following questions in the cover sheet:

1- What challenges would you look forward to meeting if offered this position?

2- How would you describe the current state of the arts in Salt Lake City?

A division director in the Department of Community and Economic Development, this position is responsible for the development and implementation of programs and policy for the Salt Lake City Arts Council.

Works with two boards to develop policies, long-range and strategic plans, and goals for the Arts Council. Researches needs of artists and the community to design programs and services to successfully promote the arts in Salt Lake City. Supervises staff in planning and implementation of City-wide arts programs and services. Prepares annual budget, quarterly budget reports, and oversees capital outlay and other expenditures, presents financial reports to the Board and to the City. Monitors grant programs to ensure compliance with policies and procedures. Acts as liaison with Community Development, Mayor’s office, City Council, other city agencies, local artists and arts organizations, and represents Salt Lake City Arts Council at official functions with media contacts and civic groups. Researches funding opportunities and prepares funding requests. Responsible for overall administration of Arts Council including staffing and supervising of Arts Council personnel. Writes reports, articles, correspondence; edits all written materials issued by Arts Council. Performs related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Arts Administration or a closely related field plus six (6)years of related professional and leadership experience, including at least 4 years of supervision.

Public relations and publications experience.

General knowledge of all arts disciplines and arts management principles.

Ability to prepare, analyze and administer budgets.

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Ability to research funding opportunities and prepare funding requests.

Ability to manage employees and operations.

Salt Lake City Corporation participates in the federal Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify). If hired, your continued employment will be contingent upon confirmation of your employment eligibility through the E-Verify system.
  • Application available on-line: www.slcgov.com or in the Human Resource Office. We do not accept other employer's application forms.
  • Individuals requesting Veteran’s preference must  submit a copy of form DD-214, to the Division of Human Resource or fax it to: 801-535-6614.
  • Applicants wishing to receive credit for their education will be required to provide copies of their transcripts at the interview.
  • Appointments are usually made at the lowest salary indicated
  • This job announcement is not a contract
  • Terms and conditions of employment are subject to change
  • Payroll direct deposit will be required
  • Special Notice:  In the interest of workplace and public safety, all offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a chemical screen for the purpose of detecting the presence of alcohol and/or controlled substances in the body.
  • All employees are subject to chemical screens before employment and throughout the duration of their City employment in accordance with City policies and procedures.
Salt Lake City Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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