TN Arts Director of Arts Education Position Open

From Ann Brown, Associate Director of Grants –

The Tennessee Arts Commission seeks a full-time Program Director of Arts Education. Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Grants, this position cultivates the arts for the benefit of all Tennesseans and their communities to prepare students of all ages for success in school, career, and life. Specifically, the position develops and leads grants, programs, and special initiatives associated with Arts Education from vision to implementation.

This Director position is responsible for leading the development and administration of state and federal grants to arts organizations, nonarts organizations, schools, and individuals offering arts education projects; designing and executing arts education events, programs, and initiatives such as the Tennessee Arts & Arts Education Conference, Poetry Out Loud State Contest, Tennessee Arts Education Data Project, and Teaching Artist Roster; and providing technical assistance to organizations, educators, and communities developing arts education programs and projects.

A Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university and significant professional experience in arts education (in a traditional school setting or a nonprofit organization) is desired. A Bachelor’s Degree and three years’ experience in arts education, arts administration, and/or nonprofit management is required. A background in the arts is desired.

For a complete job description and more information about how to apply, visit the posted position on the State of Tennessee website, click on the External Candidates box on the left, and search Job ID #10737.

The Tennessee Arts Commission is an equal opportunity employer.