Asst. Cultural Affairs Manager - City of Gainesville
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Monday, March 07, 2016 11:52 AM

Asst. Cultural Affairs Manager/PRCA

ISSUE DATE: 02/23/16

FINAL FILING DATE: 03/27/16.

Salary:  $45,057.00 - $67,295.00 Annually

Creative by nature, but understand the business side of culture?  If so, we're looking for you!  The City's Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs department is looking for an energetic, team-oriented, Assistant Cultural Affairs Manager to coordinate the activities of the Cultural Affairs Division that include, but not limited to, the production and promotion of major entertainment events, festivals, concerts and exhibitions; management of historic sites and event facilities; management of the historic municipal cemetery; administration of City and County arts grant programs; and cultural stewardship for the region as the County's local arts agency.

To be considered for this position, you must have a Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in an arts-related field, and three (3) years of work experience managing staff, budgets, and exhibitions in the cultural arts sector (e.g., Arts Council, Local Arts Agency, Theatre, Museum, Gallery, Arts Center, Entertainment or Event Production/Promotion, Theme Park Attraction, Historical sites, etc.).

Or an Associate degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in an arts-related field, and five (5) years of work experience managing staff, budgets, and exhibitions in the cultural arts sector (e.g., Arts Council, Local Arts Agency, Theatre, Museum, Gallery, Arts Center, Entertainment or Event Production/Promotion, Theme Park Attraction, Historical sites, etc.).

Note:

  • Valid Florida Driver License required within 30 days of appointment and at all times while employed in this classification.
  • American Red Cross certification (or equivalent) in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and First Aid is

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

SUMMARY
This is highly skilled supervisory and arts administrative work in providing daily oversight to staff and coordinating the activities of the Cultural Affairs Division that include, but not limited to, the production and promotion of major entertainment events, festivals, concerts and exhibitions; management of historic sites and event facilities; management of the historic municipal cemetery; administration of City and County arts grant programs; and cultural stewardship for the region as the County's local arts agency.

The single position allocated to this classification reports to the Cultural Affairs Manager and works under general supervision.  Work in this class is distinguished from other classes by its emphasis on local arts agency administration and ability to interface with community partners in order to complete the strategic objectives of the City of Gainesville cultural plan; and the supervision of staff and oversight of curators and contractors.

EXAMPLES OF WORK*
*This section of the job description is not intended to be a comprehensive list of duties and responsibilities of the position.  The omission of a specific job function does not absolve an employee from being required to perform additional tasks incidental to or inherent in the job.  Performance of lower level duties may be required.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Facilitates the coordination of the extensive objectives of the 352ArtsRoadmap (the 10-year Cultural Plan for Gainesville and Alachua County) and new programs that will result.

Oversees Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) compliance for the Division.

Promotes and facilitates an atmosphere conducive and compliant with the goals and action plans of the division's Diversity Workforce Action Plan.

Works with program and facility coordinators and contracted curators to oversee implementation and administration of cultural programs for the City and management of its historic sites.

Assists the Cultural Affairs Manager in developing short- and long-range plans; and executing the strategic and creative direction of the Division.

Prepares the Division operating and capital budgets and monitors monthly results against plan.

Coordinates capital projects overseen by the PRCA Cultural Affairs Division.

Coordinates the periodic Arts and Economic Prosperity study for Alachua County.

Develops policies, procedures, and administrative guidelines for staff.

Assists the Cultural Affairs Manager in supervising public relation and marketing activities, including speaking before groups and media and overseeing production of program materials, including brochures, newsletters, handouts, bulletin boards, displays, and exhibits.

Hires, supervises, plans, evaluates, disciplines, trains, and coordinates work of regular and temporary subordinates.

Responsible for the development of, maintenance and coordination of grants and agreements in compliance with local, State, and Federal policies and procedures required for the receipt of grant funding.

Coordinates and develops community groups and volunteers to assist in related projects and programs.

Evaluates effectiveness of programs and practices and makes recommendations relating to projects, needs, and development.

Ensures compliance with State and local management requirements, policies, and procedures.

Prepares and submits related reports and documents, updates, and maintains computerized tracking/monitoring systems of all inventories.

Attends work on a continuous and regular basis.

NON-ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Acts in the absence of the Cultural Affairs Manager.

Coordinates events and interfaces with other related City events and events sponsored by other organizations.

Works with local, state, and federal agencies, organizations, and individuals relating to program issues.

Presents to community groups, advisory boards, and/or City/County commissioners.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily.  Below are the required education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in an arts-related field, and three (3) years of work experience managing staff, budgets, and exhibitions in the cultural arts sector (e.g., Arts Council, Local Arts Agency, Theatre, Museum, Gallery, Arts Center, Entertainment or Event Production/Promotion, Theme Park Attraction, Historical sites, etc.).

Or an Associate degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in an arts-related field, and five (5) years of work experience managing staff, budgets, and exhibitions in the cultural arts sector (e.g., Arts Council, Local Arts Agency, Theatre, Museum, Gallery, Arts Center, Entertainment or Event Production/Promotion, Theme Park Attraction, Historical sites, etc.).

CERTIFICATIONS OR LICENSES

Licenses
Valid Florida Driver License required within 30 days of appointment and at all times while employed in this classification.

Certifications
American Red Cross certification (or equivalent) in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR), Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and First Aid is required upon appointment.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of cultural program issues and operational environment.

Knowledge of laws, ordinances, and statutes governing Federal/State grant funding.

Knowledge of government finance, accounting, and purchasing practices, policies, and procedures.

Knowledge of computers and relevant software.

Knowledge of program coordination concepts, principles, and operation.

Ability to plan, assign, and supervise work of others.

Ability to organize and conduct cultural programs and workshops.

Ability to oversee activities concerned with instructional, acquisition, exhibitory, safekeeping, research, and public service objectives of the division.

Ability to maintain records and prepare reports.

Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Ability to work effectively with coworkers and the general public.

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess certain physical abilities and be able to withstand work related environmental conditions.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is often required to sit for prolonged periods of time.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
While performing the duties of this job, work may require performance of tasks outdoors under varying climatic conditions.

Required to attend meetings outside regular business hours, including evenings, weekends and holidays.
 
A Social Security card is required at time of employment.

Veteran's preference for City employees in promotion shall apply only to a veteran's first promotion AFTER reinstatement or reemployment, without exception (55a-7.0111). The Applicants claiming veteran's preference are responsible for providing required documentation at the time of submitting an application for a vacant position (55a-7.013). Eligible Veterans must attach all documentation to application. Preference is given to Veterans and spouses of Veterans according to the Florida Administrative Code.

Pursuant to Florida public records law, applications are subject to disclosure.

The City of Gainesville is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in hiring. Minorities, Women, and Disabled are encouraged to apply. If you have a disability and require special accommodation during the selection process, please notify the Human Resources Department at (352) 334-5077.

APPLY ONLINE AT:
http://www.cityofgainesville.jobs

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ASST. CULTURAL AFFAIRS MANAGER/PRCA
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