Programs Manager (Staff Services Manager II)


The California Arts Council is seeking a Programs Manager (Staff Services Manager II) to join our Programs team. Under the general direction the of the Staff Services Manager III, the Staff Services Manager II (Programs Manager) is responsible for managing the California Art Council’s portfolio of arts funding opportunities. The Programs Manager will be responsible for leading multi-disciplinary teams and Council Committee members in developing and implementing program policies, applications and administrative processes to ensure available funds are expended in accordance with statutory, contractual, and state administrative requirements. The Programs Manager provides training and assistance needed to grantees/contractors, monitors performance, and measures the overall success of the arts programs.

Click here to view the duty statement and apply at CalCareers: https://www.calcareers.ca.gov/CalHrPublic/Jobs/JobPosting.aspx?JobControlId=281282

Individuals who are new to state service must have Staff Services Manager II list eligibility in order to gain employment as a Staff Services Manager II with any state agency. Click here to learn more about the education/experience exam, available online.

Statement of Qualifications:
A Statement of Qualifications (SOQ) is required. It must be no more than two pages in length, using 12-point Arial font and should address the following:

  1. 1. Describe, in detail, your experience in and knowledge of arts-and- culture-related work.
  2. 2. What is your knowledge and understanding of a grant review process?
  3. 3. From your perspective, what is the biggest issue facing artists and arts organization in California?
  4. 4. Please describe your experience with furthering race equity, access, diversity and inclusion in the arts.

Print applications and SOQ must be postmarked by the postal service or received by close of business on the final filing date. Applications received after the final filing date will not be accepted.

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Expires: 2022-06-12


California Arts Council




1300 I Street, Suite 930 Sacramento, CA 95814




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