Department of Administrative Services

Program Specialist - Office of the Arts (0263AR)

$42.15-$54.09 Hourly / $3,372.12-$4,326.99 BiWeekly /
$88,012.07-$112,934.18 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

In the Department of Economic and Community Development, this class is accountable for administering a very large and complex program area assigned to the Commission on Culture and Tourism and acting as a specialist in various programs for the encouragement of artistic and cultural activities.

GUIDELINES FOR JOB CLASS USE

Incumbents in this class are responsible for a program with an annual budget over five (5) million dollars. Incumbents in this class are distinguished from the Program Associate 2 by a higher level and degree of independent responsibility as well as more complex, unique and highly specialized assignments.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the limited supervision of an employee of higher grade.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Supervise technical, professional or clerical staff and volunteers as assigned.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Develops, implements and evaluates a very large and complex program area of the Commission on Culture and Tourism; coordinates and administers all program operations; prepares and monitors program budget; administers grant process for specific program area(s); organizes and produces events related to program area(s); documents and evaluates program needs; provides technical assistance and training based on constituent needs; ensures cost effective delivery of agency services; assists in agency wide strategic planning across all program areas; participates in committee and full board meetings; represents Commission at meetings of professional and community organizations; may assume responsibility for direct program development at community level or service to community and state arts resources; may prepare and edit material for release to the public; may coordinate furniture moves and installations;performs related duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Considerable knowledge of artistic and cultural needs of professional arts resources, communities and individuals; considerable knowledge of methods used to develop and promote public interest and participation in various arts programs; considerable knowledge of applicable art discipline, such as painting, sculpting or film; considerable knowledge of budget preparation and control; considerable knowledge of grant preparation; knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; considerable skill in preparation and presentation of material to the public; considerable ability to direct development, implementation, management and evaluation of arts projects in a major program area; considerable ability to evaluate and report on programs; considerable ability to deal effectively with others; ability to utilize computer software; some supervisory ability.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE

Seven (7) years of professional experience in general arts administration or management or production of arts programs.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE

One (1) year of the General Experience must have been at the level of Program Associate 2 - Office of the Arts or its equivalent.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED

1. College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
2. A Master's degree in a closely related field may be substituted for one (1) additional year of the General Experience.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1. Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
2. Incumbents in this class may be required to possess and retain a valid Motor Vehicle Operator’s license.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Unclassified

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(31)-Public Relations and Information

BARGAINING UNIT

(16)-ADMIN & RESID (P-5)

EEO

(2)-Professional

SALARY INFORMATION

AR 27

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing title of and specification for the class of Program Specialist - Commission on the Arts in Salary Group AR 18 approved effective May 26, 1995. (2012 SCOPE Review)

EFFECTIVE DATE

2/15/2012

CLASS: 0263AR; EST: 6/30/2002; REV: 2/15/2012;