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 the agency at meetings of professional organizations and participate in meetings of the agency and its committees;
Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
principles and practices in arts administration;
applicable art discipline, such as painting, sculpting or film;
oral and written communication skills;
develop, implement and evaluate arts programs;
coordinate arts programs;
evaluate and report on programs in progress;
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
A Bachelor's degree may be substituted for one (1) year of the General Experience.
A Master's degree in a closely related field may be substituted for the General Experience.
Incumbents in this class may be required to travel.
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)
As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes. As such, a job class is not meant to be all-inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Program Associate 1 – Office of the Arts in Salary Group AR 22 approved effective February 15, 2012. (Revised to modernize format and add Acknowledgement section. Reviewed for content.) Final No. 23-300