Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree plus five years specialized experience in the administrative side of a professional arts organization or a non-profit arts organization, two of which must have been at a supervisory level.
Four years of equivalent work experience may substitute for a bachelor’s degree. A master’s degree may substitute for one year of non-supervisory experience beyond the bachelor’s degree.
Duties Description • Assist agency management in the development and implementation of grant program policies and related initiatives which are informed by monitoring best practices, trends and activities in the non-profit arts, culture and heritage field.
• Oversee associates along with working closely with potential applicants, applicants and grantees to provide needed information, instruction and professional advice on the prequalification process, submission of applications and contracting.
• Work within the agency's grants policies and budgets, oversee development of grant program guidelines and ensure consistent and effective implementation of grants program assignments.
• Conduct (and oversee associates' work) on-going evaluation of grantee's performance to ensure adherence to contractual performance goals, including review of required narrative and fiscal reports, and when possible and upon approval, conducts site visits, attends activities and submits reports on such visits.
• Evaluate eligible applications based on criteria set by the agency. Also oversee associates’ evaluative tasks.
• Oversee all aspects of the implementation and management of the advisory panelist review process utilized in grant application evaluation.
• Develop and present grant program analysis, funding rationales, and make recommendations to Deputy Director of Programs, Council Committee and full Council review and approval.
• Communicate with applicants and grantees about Council grant decisions, funding rationales and panel comments. Also oversees’ associates’ contact with grantees/applicants.
• Organize and/or represent NYSCA and its interests (along with supervision of associates) at meetings, workshops, symposia, and professional conferences with applicants, grantees and other interested parties.
• Perform work at the direction of agency management on special projects and assignments.
Additional Comments NOTE ON TELECOMMUTING: COA employees are required to apply and obtain approval through management to telecommute according to the agency’s Telecommuting Program Guidelines.
NOTE ON COVID-19 VACCINATION/WEEKLY TESTING: All State employees in Executive controlled agencies who are fully vaccinated are to provide proof of this upon hire. At this time all unvaccinated employees do not need to submit weekly testing for COVID-19. Please note the weekly testing requirement may change at any time.
Position is eligible for location pay of $3,026.
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Notes on ApplyingPlease submit cover letter along with a clear and concise resume detailing how you meet the minimum qualifications for this position as listed in Specifics and indicate the Position Title & Vacancy ID number for which you are applying.