PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)
In the Department of Economic and Community Development, this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks in the development, implementation, coordination and/or evaluation of programs for the encouragement of artistic and cultural activities.
Works under the general supervision of an employee of higher grade.
May lead lower level employees and volunteers assigned to various programs.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Develops, implements, evaluates and/or coordinates cultural programs in areas of music, theater, dance, painting, sculpture, architecture, literature, films and allied arts and crafts; develops publications related to culture and tourism programs; prepares grant agreements between agency and clients; prepares reports on culture and tourism programs; may prepare and edit material for release to the public; may represent Commission at meetings of professional organizations and participates in meetings of Commission and its committees; performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Knowledge of principles and practices in arts administration; knowledge of grant preparation; knowledge of applicable art discipline, such as painting, sculpting or film; interpersonal skills; oral and written communication skills; ability to develop, implement and evaluate arts programs; ability to coordinate arts programs; ability to evaluate and report on programs in progress; ability to deal effectively with others; ability to utilize computer software.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years of professional level experience in general arts administration or the management or production of arts programs.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
1. A Bachelor's degree may be substituted for one (1) year of the General Experience.
2. A Master's degree in a closely related field may be substituted for the General Experience.
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
(31)-Public Relations and Information
(16)-ADMIN & RESID (P-5)
This replaces the existing title of and specification for the class of Program Associate - Commission on the Arts in Salary Group AR 22 approved effective July 1, 1988. (2012 SCOPE Review)