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Wednesday, December 14, 2011

JOB: SLC Arts Council Director (Open until filled)

Job Bid: 110174
Job Code: 001604
Department: ARTS COUNCIL
Salary: (030)   $ 4697 - $ 6220  ( Monthly)
Closing Date: Open until filled

This position is being re-announced with changes.

Please be advised that this position will be open until filled, although the 1st round of applications will be reviewed onJanuary10, 2012.

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 ten year personal, criminal and employment background check will be required

As 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. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted on a year for year basis.

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.

Apply here: https://dotnet.slcgov.com/ManagementServices/JobApplication/JobDescription.aspx

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