PROGRAM DIRECTOR, ARTS SERVICES
|Department||COMM - Div of Tourism Film & Arts-MD St Arts Concl|
|Date Opened||4/9/2019 09:35:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||4/23/2019 3:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$45,123.00 - $72,030.00/year|
|HR Analyst||Michelle Martin|
The Maryland Department of Commerce is seeking qualified applicants for two (2) Program Director, Arts Services (Administrator I) positions within its Division of Tourism, Film and the Arts, Maryland State Arts Council (MSAC).
This is a Special Appointment position, and serves at the pleasure of the Appointing Authority.
This recruitment contains a supplemental questionnaire. It is important to complete the Supplemental Questions as part of the application process.
LOCATION OF POSITION
Main Purpose of Job
The position determines eligibility of both organizations and grant applications; provides technical assistance and training to non-profit performing arts organizations and grants panelists; and oversees their compliance with the policies and procedures set forth by the MSAC and the State of Maryland. The position will administer a grants portfolio; conduct site visits; evaluate eligibility; substantiate funding; evaluate eligibility of grant applications for corrections or amendments; and supervise research and evaluation related to the programs; evaluate grants process and recommend new policies, criteria and/or revisions to workflow; and make recommendations regarding policies and procedures in order to accomplish the mission of the MSAC. The incumbent evaluates eligibility of applications for compliance and coordinates administrative tasks to support the program; plans and executes grant award and event activities; serves as selected artistic discipline expert when making financial and panel recommendations; determines panelist eligibility and recommends panelists to staff and executive director; administers panel activities and meetings; reviews panel evaluations and makes funding recommendations to the executive director, staff, and council.
The selected employee will possess excellent interpersonal skills to work with high level public and private sector officials and maintain effective working relationships; excellent written and oral communication skills; the ability to handle multiple, concurrent, and high priority projects; to effectively present information, explain policy, respond to inquiries and possess proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite, Google Mail and/or other relevant software.
Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Literary Arts, Music, or Visual Art, Arts Administration or closely related field
Experience: Four (4) years of administrative or professional experience in the public or non-profit arts sector.
1. Applicants may substitute graduate education in Literary Arts, Music, or Visual Art, or Arts Administration at a rate of 30 semester hours for each year of the required experience.
2. Applicants may substitute additional experience defined above on a year-for-year basis for the required education.
DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
1. Two (2) years of the required experience with public or private arts grant making.
2. Experience providing guidance & responding to inquiries from external/internal customers; and
3. Experience coordinating logistical details and/or planning events/meetings.