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OHIO ARTS COUNCIL
The Ohio Arts Council provides funding support to nonprofit organizations and individuals through several different programs, as described in its publication Guidelines. In general, funds are awarded through a competitive review process that is open to the public. The agency has a long history of innovation and creativity in its programming, especially in the areas of arts learning; support for individual artists; underserved communities, and the folk and traditional arts. The Ohio Arts Council currently provides funding in: Arts Learning; Arts Access; Individual Creativity; Sustainability; Project Support; Artists with Disabilities Access; Traditional Arts Apprenticeships; and Building Cultural Diversity.
Mission: The Ohio Arts Council is a state agency that funds and supports quality arts experiences to strengthen Ohio communities culturally, educationally and economically.
The goals and objectives outlined in the Ohio Arts Council’s strategic plan ensure that the mission of the agency is extended across the state. The Ohio Arts Council’s current strategic plan is comprised of five goals:
The board is seeking a qualified, creative and motivated individual with:
Skills and Knowledge:
Qualified candidates will also have (but are not limited to) skills and knowledge in the following areas:
Responsibilities, Opportunities and Challenges for the new Executive Director include:
A complete application must include: 1) a signed letter of application; 2) detailed resume; and 3) three letters of recommendation sent directly from their source. Only complete applications will be considered. Semifinalists will be asked to participate in a Skype or phone interview with the Chair of the Search Committee and other members of the search committee; finalists will be brought to Columbus, Ohio for direct interviews with the full search committee.
Please note that application materials become part of the public record.
Salary and Benefits: Salary commensurate with skills and experience with full State of Ohio benefits package.
Deadline: January 31, 2014 for all application materials.
Referrals of qualified candidates are also welcome.
Send application materials to:
Or submit electronically at
Posted December 3, 2013
Maine Arts Commission
The Maine Arts Commission currently has two open positions, one for a Director of Operations and the other for Director of Communication. The deadlines for applications are January 3 and December 27 respectively. Please help us spread the word through your various networks.
The Director of Operations will assist the Executive Director in the day-to-day operations of the Maine Arts Commission and will oversee certain program initiatives. The agency is interested in applicants who are deeply and broadly knowledgeable in the arts, with a proven career engagement with arts innovation, engagement with artists and arts organizations and general diplomacy. Development skills are a plus, excellent written and verbal skills are essential. Responsibilities include human resource management, strategic planning implementation, internal fiscal and office management affairs, coordinating agency programs, and acting as liaison with arts organizations, the Maine Arts Commission members, as well as regional, federal and state agencies and commissions. This position entails assistance with human resources generally, demonstrable problem solving skills and a willingness to learn and follow bureaucratic systems. Work is performed under administrative direction. The salary range for this position is $52,478.40 to $72,155.20/annually.
The Communication Director will be responsible for leading a wide range of communications work to promote and improve public, employee and funder understanding of the Maine Arts Commission’s objectives and achievements and of relevant cultural-related issues. This may include, but is not limited to: communications and marketing strategy development, communications program planning and execution, oversee media relations, materials and events; media relations and website management. The salary range for this position is $37,918.40 to $ 51,376.00 annually.
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