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Full-time position
Department: Oklahoma Arts Council
County Location: Oklahoma 
Posting Date: May 4, 2023
Open Until Filled


The Oklahoma Arts Council (OAC) is the official state agency for the support and development of the arts. We strive to build a diverse team comprised of the best and brightest individuals to support our mission to lead, cultivate, and amplify the transformative power of the arts for all Oklahomans and their communities. The Oklahoma Arts Council is currently seeking enthusiastic and creative people with an entrepreneurial spirit and dedication to public service to contribute to our team.


The Director of Community Arts and Workforce Programs is one of two program directors assigned to administer the Oklahoma Arts Council’s Community Arts Program (CAP). The position advises presenting organizations and grantees on best practices for audience-based programs such as exhibitions and performances. Responsibilities include overseeing plans and production of biennial cultural development programs—the Oklahoma Arts Conference and Leadership Arts. Part of the agency’s Rural and Creative Community Outreach Department, which provides direct service to Oklahoma communities and local leaders, this position reports directly to the Director of Rural and Creative Community Outreach. 

This is a full-time, exempt position with state retirement and insurance benefits, including health, dental, life and disability insurance. Salary is commensurate with experience with a cap of $58,047.


The Director of Community Arts and Workforce Programs is responsible for the following functions in priority order:

Grants Management and Grantee Cultivation (Consultation and Capacity Building) (50%)
Workforce Development Initiatives (50%)
Oklahoma Arts Conference
Leadership Arts 

Other: Overnight travel and attendance at evening or weekend meetings or events may be required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 
Key Requirements/Physical Demands:

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The Oklahoma Arts Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.