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Nevada State Folklorist
This class series encompasses positions that perform a broad range of professional and technical work involving but not limited to: cultural/natural resource assessment, programming, funding, evaluation, survey, inventory, preservation, research, education, planning, mitigation and recovery.
This recruitment is for a Cultural/Natural Resource Specialist 3 within the Nevada Arts Council, a Division of the Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs, located in Las Vegas, Nevada. Under the direction of the Executive Director, this position, known as the Folklife Specialist, will work to cultivate the arts for the benefit of all Nevadans, with a focus on sustaining and documenting Nevada’s traditional art forms and artists, especially with underserved or marginalized communities. The Folklife Specialist manages grants, programming, research, and training workshops associated with traditional artists and organizations, cultural preservation and sustainability, and folk and traditional arts infrastructure development.