Community Development-Diversity Equity & Inclusion Spec-Wyoming Arts Council
Company: State of Wyoming
Posted on: January 9, 2021
Description and FunctionsOpen Until FilledGENERAL
DESCRIPTION:The Community Development and Diversity, Equity, and
Inclusion Specialist will oversee all aspects of the Community
Development through the Arts program, including oversight of grant
programs and providing services to arts and community organizations
to strengthen their capacity to offer arts programming. This
position will also develop, implement, and manage initiatives
addressing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) for the Wyoming
Arts Council staff, board, and constituents, including statewide
organizations.Human Resource Contact: 307-777-3631
email@example.comESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The listed functions are
illustrative only and are not intended to describe every function
which may be performed at the job level.
- Develop, implement, manage, and direct all aspects of the
Community Development and Arts (CDA) program.
- Develop, implement, and manage services, training, and
professional development to strengthen arts and community
organizations' capacity to offer arts programming, including but
not limited to: board development, fundraising, organizational
- Research and document appropriate resources in economic,
social, and community development through the arts.
- Provide information to communities that will encourage and
invite applications for CDA programs.
- Contact mayors, city council, city managers, economic
development managers, artists, chamber directors, etc., to meet
with, discuss community development and the arts, and encourage CDA
programs applications. Work to develop partnerships and
- Manage the Community Support Grant (CSG), which includes
communication with applicants and review to ensure applications are
submitted with the proper information.
- Plan, schedule, implement, and manage the CSG panel
- Review supplemental grant funding requests submitted through
the CSG, including Rural Arts Access and Organizational
- Manage the Rural Arts Access Grant.
- Evaluate grant data and work with organizations and communities
on project development, service to underserved communities, and
- Perform site visits throughout the state annually to determine
qualification for CDA programs and to monitor progress on projects
funded by the program.
- Prepare and monitor the CDA program budget.
- Represent the Arts Council, the Department of State Parks and
Cultural Resources, and the State of Wyoming at agency events and
regional and national meetings related to CDA.
- Develop statewide partnerships to plan tours or arts
programming to underserved communities.
- Assist with developing the Artists & Venues Directory,
including marketing efforts and ongoing growth and
- Develop, implement, and maintain initiatives addressing
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for the Wyoming Arts Council
staff, board, and constituents, including statewide
- Conduct and compile arts-based research pertinent to DEI
initiatives and identify areas of improvement for Arts Council
programs and services.
- Develop strategies for the Arts Council staff and board to
address current and future goals for increasing DEI in
- Work with Arts Council staff on all programs and events to
ensure DEI best practices are being addressed and followed.
- Research, develop, and implement strategies for increased
consideration of DEI best practices in Arts Council granting.
- Evaluate grant data to identify and address possibilities for
increased DEI awareness and practice for underserved communities
- Work with Arts Council constituents, including arts
organizations, to provide information and education resources to
ensure DEI best practices are being addressed and followed in arts
programming around the state.
- Serve as the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) coordinator
for the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).
- As required by the NEA, serve as the ADA coordinator for the
Arts Council to oversee accessibility/inclusion and Section 504/ADA
compliance for the agency, including working with staff and
constituents to follow federal regulations in all arts and
- Develop tools and provide resources, training, and guidance to
constituents and grantees to ensure ADA compliance.
- Support Grants Manager with accessibility/inclusion and Section
504/ADA compliance in Arts Council grant.
- Attend and provide training for accessibility/inclusion and
Section 504/ADA compliance.
- Assist as needed with annual Governor's Arts Awards
- Assist with planning and carrying out other Arts Council and
SPCR conferences, gatherings, and
events.QualificationsPREFERENCES:Preference may be given to
applicants with a bachelor's degree in the arts, arts education,
business administration, or a related field.Preference may be given
to applicants with five years of experience working for an arts
organization or arts-related business.Preference may be given to
applicants with a master's degree in the fields listed can count
toward two years of work experience.KNOWLEDGE:
- Knowledge and/or combination of experience in an art-related
field, business management, and non-profit organizations.
- Knowledge of arts policy and procedural issues.
- Broad knowledge of more than one arts discipline.
- Knowledge of community and economic development policies and
- Skill in verbal and written communication.
- Ability to work without direct supervision, exercising
considerable initiative, independent analytical, and evaluative
- Strong listening skills with the ability to apply knowledge in
service to constituents.
- Ability to achieve program goals while fully complying with all
State and Federal regulations.
- Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with
- Skills in the planning, implementation, and assessment of
- Skill in the use of computers and various software
programs.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Education:Bachelor's Degree
(typically in Cultural Resources)Experience:0-2 years of
progressive work experience (typically in Cultural
Resources)OREducation & Experience Substitution:3-5 years of
progressive work experience (typically in Cultural
Resources)Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:NoneNecessary
Special RequirementsPHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
- Work is performed in an office environment. Some national and
regional travel is required.NOTES:
- FLSA: Non-exempt
- Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter with the
application addressing their qualifications for the position and
why they are interested in working in Wyoming.
- The Wyoming Arts Council's main office is located in Cheyenne,
WY. We seek individuals who will work out of the main office or
work in another Wyoming community with frequent work in the main
- Wyoming State Parks and Cultural Resources is an Equal
Employment Opportunity Employer and actively supports the ADA and
reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with disabilities. We
do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex,
age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or any other
class protected by state or federal laws in admission or access to
our programs, services, activities, hiring, and employment
practices.Supplemental Information024-State Parks and Cultural
Resources - Division of Cultural ResourcesClick here to view the
State of Wyoming Classification and Pay Structure.URL:
http://agency.governmentjobs.com/wyoming/default.cfmThe State of
Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity Employer and actively supports the
ADA and reasonably accommodates qualified applicants with
disabilities.Class Specifications are subject to change, please
refer to the A & I HRD Website to ensure that you have the most
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