Company Name:

Salt Lake City Arts Council

Location:

Salt Lake City, Utah

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Executive Director / CEO

Posted

October 2, 2018

Arts Division Director


Overview

Under general supervision and ection of the ector of Economic Development, incumbent acts as the chief arts and culture advocate for Salt Lake City. Division-level responsibilities include oversight for the development, promotion, implementation, support and strengthening of creative programs and policy for the Salt Lake City Arts Council. ect a five-person staff and manages a budget in excess of $2M.

 

This is an appointed, at-will position without tenure and exempt from the career service system, which also serves as the Executive ector of the Arts Council Foundation, a separate 501c3 organization.

Responsibilities
  • Works with the Salt Lake City Arts Council Foundation Board of ectors to develop long-range strategic plans and goals for the Arts Council that align with the vision and policies set by city administration. Researches needs of artists and the community to design programs and services to successfully elevate the arts in Salt Lake City. Supervises staffing of Board and subcommittee meetings to ensure adherence to the Arts Council's mission and long-range plan.
  • Oversees the Arts Design Board providing professional expertise on policies, process and procedures that intersect with public art design related issues for Salt Lake City.
  • Supervises and ects division staff involved iin planning and implementation of city-wide arts programs and services, and overall administration of the Salt Lake City Arts Council.
  • Prepares annual budget, quarterly budget reports, oversees capital outlay and other expenditures and presents financial reports to the Board and to the City. Serves as authorizing official, fiscal and personnel officer for the Division as well as the Arts Council Foundation and supervises Arts Council volunteers.
  • Administers and monitors grant funding to ensure compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Maintains organizational relationships and consistently advocates for artists and arts organizations of Salt Lake City. Offers consultation to the Mayor's Office on policy development from an implementation perspective.
  • Researches funding opportunities, prepares funding requests to the City Council, and conducts external fundraising to support the mission of the Salt Lake City Arts Council Foundation.
  • Writes reports, articles, and correspondence; edits all written materials issued by Arts Council.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Arts Administration or a closely related field plus 6-8 years of progressively more responsible related professional and leadership experience, including at least three years of supervision. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted on a year for year basis.
  • Experience working with non-profit boards and volunteers.
  • Financial management background: ability to prepare, analyze and administer budgets.
  • Excellent rapport with people of diverse backgrounds and value systems. Familiarity with Salt Lake City arts community is a plus.
  • Knowledge of all arts disciplines and arts management principles.
  • Public relations and publications experience; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to research funding opportunities, prepare funding requests, secure and monitor funding.
  • Proven ability to oversee and laborate with staff.


IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION INTERESTED APPLICANTS MUST SUBMIT RESUMES THROUGH SALT LAKE CITY'S HR PORTAL AT:

https://external-slcgov.icims.com/jobs/3784/arts-division-director/job


Company Name:

Salt Lake City Arts Council

Location:

Salt Lake City, Utah

Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Job Category:

Executive Director / CEO

Posted

October 2, 2018

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