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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.

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.


Arrowmont is seeking a visionary leader to serve as executive director of one of America’s premier schools of arts and crafts. The successful candidate will provide mission-driven leadership to achieve the vision and promise of the organization. Working closely with the Board of Governors, the Executive Director will develop programmatic, financial and operational policies and establish implementation strategies to achieve organizational goals. The position functions as the primary public spokesperson for the organization. The Executive Director will lead and manage a professional staff to accomplish measurable outcomes and ensure the success and continued viability of the school. The position carries responsibility for participating actively in development efforts to secure and sustain philanthropic funding and investment to support the organization.


PLEASE NOTE: This position is not a South Arts position, and is posted on behalf of the United States Regional Arts Organizations collaboration.

Application Deadline: August 31, 2020

The United States Regional Arts Organizations (USRAO) seeks a permanent part-time National Coordinator (8-15 hours/week) to assist regional arts leaders in their collaborative work at the national level, including coordinating and managing various programs and projects.

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MYSP seeks a dynamic and creative, visionary Executive Director with a passion for, and commitment to providing equitable musical opportunities for all youth in the Memphis metropolitan area. The ED will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of MYSP and its overall strategic direction, administration, and fundraising consistent with policies and directives established by the Board. The position requires excellent communication and interpersonal skills, operations management, and community fundraising capability. The ED will attend all concerts and special events and will work closely with the Board of Directors and the artistic staff to develop and sustain programs.

This is a new contract position, effective July 1, 2020, in response to MYSP’s new strategic plan. Reporting directly to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will require close interface with all Board committees and work groups as the organization rises to its next level of service to the community