Massachusetts Cultural Council,
23 July 2002, USA

Supervisor Director of Programs Summary The Program Manager provides leadership for the Massachusetts Cultural Council's grant programs and services for 335 local cultural councils (LCC). Responsibilities include long-range planning, developing work plans, overseeing day-to-day operations, and managing a department staff of six people. Job Responsibilities * Work closely with the Director of Programs and other senior staff on long-range planning to develop policies and programs serving the network of 335 councils and 2,700 volunteers.* Develop strategies and work plans for LCC-related programs and services.* Ensure smooth administrative functioning of the Communities Department grant programs including the $3.9 million Local Cultural Council Program which provides an annual allocation for local grant making in every city and town of the Commonwealth.* Maintain, develop and oversee technical assistance services for local cultural council members, municipal officials and applicants including an on-line grant management system and annual training workshops. * Work collaboratively within the agency on the MCC's cultural participation initiative for artists, cultural organizations, schools and communities.* Supervise department staff, including annual performance evaluations. * Represent the MCC at local, regional, and national conferences and meetings. Qualifications: * Bachelor's Degree; graduate degree desirable.* Five years experience in arts administration or grants management. Background in community development work and experience working with municipal officials and volunteers highly desirable. * Excellent managerial, writing, organizational, and interpersonal skills. * Demonstrated supervisory skills.* Ability to manage detail under deadline pressure.* Willingness and ability to travel within Massachusetts. Salary Commensurate with experience. Start Date September 2002 The MCC is committed to equality of opportunity as a matter of law and policy; minorities and other affirmative action populations are encouraged to apply.