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Arts Learning Specialist

  • Employment
  • Northern Nevada
  • $53,390.16 to $78,884.64 USD / Year

Website Nevada Arts Council

Under the direction of the Executive Director, and in collaboration with the Arts Learning Specialist in southern Nevada, the Arts Learning Specialist in northern Nevada will work to cultivate arts for the benefits of all Nevadans with a focus on promoting and supporting lifelong learning in the arts. The Arts Learning Specialist manages the arts learning grant programs by reviewing arts learning grant applications, recruiting review panels for grant awards, and approving select Arts Learning grants. This position also manages the yearly Poetry Out Loud state competition including PR, event programs, payments, and student participation. The Arts Learning specialist manages grants, programming, research and generates awareness of arts learning through the facilitation of meetings, workshops, conferences, and written communication content. The Arts Learning Specialist will represent the NAC and arts learning at the local, state, regional and national meetings.

This is a state government position within the Nevada Arts Council, a division of the Nevada Department of Tourism and Cultural Affairs. The State of Nevada is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building diverse, inclusive, and innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages. *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE***

To Qualify:

In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:

  • Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in studio art, dance, theater, photography, folklife, communications, architecture, English, creative writing or related field and one year of professional level experience which involved general arts administration, management of an arts program, folklore studies or comparable experience in a public or non-profit setting which included managing and administering arts programs and grants; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and three years of professional experience which involved working with a non-profit arts or cultural organization, a public arts or cultural agency or comparable experience in a public or non-profit setting which included managing and administrating arts programs and grants; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience; OR one year of experience as a Cultural/Natural Resource Specialist I in Nevada State service.

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