Arts & Culture Coordinator
City of Goodyear, AZ - Goodyear, AZ

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First Review of Applications will be April 29, 2013

Starting Salary: $60,662.99- $73,911.97

The Arts & Culture Coordinator manages, plans, develops, oversees and implements the City’s Arts and Culture Program. This includes programming, organizing, implementing and evaluating programs, events and activities that promote arts education, fine arts, special events, public and community art projects, performing arts, exhibitions and festivals. Organizes, conducts outreach efforts and collaborates with community groups, schools and other arts organizations to promote program awareness and advance the overall efforts of the City’s Arts and Culture Program.

This position requires a minimum of three years of experience in coordinating/implementing comprehensive, community-based art programs which may include art education, public art acquisition and management, and event development. Work requires broad knowledge in a general professional or technical field. Knowledge is normally acquired through four years of college resulting in a Bachelor's degree or equivalent. Position also requires a valid Driver's License.

The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of success for advancing and promoting arts and cultural education, community projects and public arts programs. The deal candidate will have experience in working with boards, commissions or similar types of interest groups.
Only a limited number of the most highly qualified applicants meeting the City’s requirements will be invited for an interview. Examination process for this position will include:
Panel Interview

Job Description

First Year Objectives:

First Year Objectives
Arts & Culture Coordinator

1. Develop a comprehensive Arts and Culture Program plan.

2. Develop strategies to engage and support the Arts and Culture Commission.

3. Participate in the Parks and Recreation Needs Assessment and Master Plan as related to the Arts and Culture Program.

4. Develop and strengthen partnerships with local school districts and nonprofit groups to advance the overall mission of the Arts and Culture Program.

5. Seek grant opportunities for public art and cultural programs.

6. Read, understand and become familiar with all city policies and procedures.

EEO Statement:

The City of Goodyear is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Any applicant requiring additional assistance, please contact the Human Resources Department for accommodations. Prior to appointment, selected candidate(s) must pass a motor vehicle record check, criminal history check, and, if necessary for the position, a physical evaluation and/or credit history check. The City of Goodyear supports a drug and alcohol-free workplace.

The Smoke-Free Arizona Act is to protect Arizonans from the harmful effects of second-hand smoke; therefore, the City of Goodyear prohibits smoking in all designated "no smoking" areas, including enclosed areas and areas within 20 feet of the entrances (except for patios). (A.R.S. § 36-601.01)