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Review Vacancy

Date Posted 11/15/21

Applications Due12/15/21

Vacancy ID94255

AgencyArts, Council on the

TitleArts Program Director

Occupational CategoryAdministrative or General Management

Salary Grade662

Bargaining UnitM/C - Management / Confidential (Unrepresented)

Salary RangeFrom $91365 to $115490 Annually

Employment Type Full-Time

Appointment Type Temporary

Jurisdictional Class Non-competitive Class

Travel Percentage 10%

Workweek Mon-Fri

Hours Per Week 37.5


From 8 AM

To 5 PM

Flextime allowed? No

Mandatory overtime? No

Compressed workweek allowed? No

Telecommuting allowed? No

County New York

Street Address 300 Park Ave South, 10th Floor

City New York


Zip Code10010

Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree plus five years specialized experience*, two of which must have been at a supervisory level.

*Specific expertise in the administrative side of a professional arts organization, such as would be satisfied by a former managing director, general manager, administrative assistant or business manager of a non-profit arts organization.

Substitutions: 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 Primary Responsibilities include:
• 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.
• Working within the agency’s grants policies and budgets, oversee development of grant program guidelines and ensure consistent and effective implementation of grants program assignments.
• Conducts (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 oversees 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 REGARDING RESUME SUBMISSION: Please present a clear and accurate listing, on your resume, of the experience with which you feel you qualify. This information must include dates of employment (including month and year), whether it was a full-time or part-time, if part-time include a percentage as we will prorate it and where your direct supervisory experience is.

Location pay of $3,026 will be added to annual salary.

Occasional travel for meetings or trainings will be required.

Some positions may require additional credentials or a background check to verify your identity.

Name Human Resources/JM

Telephone 518-473-5282

Fax 518-486-1631

Email Address


Street NYS Office of General Services, HRM

31ST floor, Corning Tower, Empire State Plaza

City Albany

State NY

Zip Code 12242


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.

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