City of Sacramento , California
Convention and Cultural Services
$127,264.98 - $166,982.68 Annually
No Application Deadline
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE
A collaborative and visionary leader, the Cultural and Creative Economy Manager (CCEM) will be responsible for articulating and implementing the Creative Edge plan. Serving as the public face of the Cultural Services Division, the CCEM will direct the development and implementation of a broad range of policies, programs, and services to support, preserve, and strengthen Sacramento's diverse artistic and cultural community. The CCEM is an at-will management-level position working within the Convention & Cultural Services Department and overseeing the Cultural Services Division, which currently manages programs for public art, art grants administration, and art education and outreach. Cultural Services Division is responsible for administering City arts programs such as the Cultural Equity Grant program, Cultural Arts Awards, Arts & Facilities Grants, and the City's Public Art Program.
The CCEM is responsible for managing and providing staff support to the Sacramento Arts, Culture, and Creative Economy Commission, whose members are appointed by the Mayor and City Council. The CCEM will interact with and advocate for a broad range of artists, arts organizations, educators, business leaders, community leaders, and City and County officials. The CCEM will also oversee the new Sacramento Film Office and will be integral in developing and supporting comprehensive film and media production programs. The position will provide leadership for new initiatives such as the Mayor's Innovation + Creative Economy Task Force, identifying and supporting cultural districts within the region, establishing a technical assistance program to help artists and arts organizations build capacity and strengthen their business, and increasing the City 's internal infrastructure to support the arts. This position will report to the Director of Convention & Cultural Services and manage a committed team of seven professionals with an annual budget of $2.3 million. This role will provide an extraordinary opportunity for a dynamic, experienced arts professional and organizational manager to provide strong leadership and creativity in a city that has become a hub for artists and a creative economy.
Under general direction, the Cultural and Creative Economy Manager (CCEM) is responsible for the overall administration of the Cultural Services division which includes the City/County funded Sacramento Metropolitan Arts Commission; directs the development and implementation of programs, policies, procedures, and objectives in support of the Department of Convention and Cultural Services mission, vision, and goals; responsible for budgets, facilities, capital improvements, and revenues; researches the needs of the local arts community and general public and applies the results to long-term planning; locates and sources funds; prepares and submits grant proposals; negotiates and manages contracts for art projects; and, supervises staff assigned to the Cultural Services division.
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This is a single-position management classification. The CCEM is distinguished from the Director of Convention and Cultural Services in that the former requires specialized training in the arts and is responsible for overseeing the activities of only the Cultural Services division while the Director of Convention and Cultural Services is a department head with broad management responsibility over a wide variety of services. This classification is distinguished from lower level classifications in that the former is responsible for a major division of the Convention and Cultural Services Department and has broader scope of contact.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
General direction is provided by the Director of Convention and Cultural Services or higher-level staff. Responsibilities include the direct and indirect supervision of professional, technical, and clerical personnel.
The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all the listed duties and/or may be required to perform related duties as needed.
EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION
Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Six years of progressively responsible administrative experience managing a major division (e.g. arts, cultural services, facilities, operations, etc.); and at least three of which were in a supervisory capacity. Additional experience as an artist is desirable..
A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in art, art history, arts management, business administration, public administration, or a closely related field.
Additional experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for the required education.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The conditions herein are typically required of an incumbent to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
On an intermittent basis sit at a desk; twist to reach equipment surrounding desk; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulations; write and use a keyboard; incumbents may travel and participate in various events throughout the City which may involve exposure to traffic and inclement weather conditions. Requires effective audio-visual discrimination and perception needed for making observations, communicating with others, reading, and writing.
Work is performed in the field on occasion and could include standing, kneeling, and bending.
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