The National Endowment for the Arts, an independent Federal agency and the official arts organization for the United States government, supports the advancement of artistic excellence, creativity, and innovation. We are motivated by the vision of a Nation in which the arts enrich the lives of all Americans and enhance the livability of communities. If you share our vision, please consider joining us.
This position is located with the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) in the Office of Programs and Partnerships, Visual Arts Division, Washington, DC.
This is a Temporary appointment not-to-exceed 2 years which may be extended at management discretion. This position may also be terminated at management discretion.
As the Media Arts Director you will be responsible for the following tasks:
· Serve as the agency’s nationally recognized leader and authority for the field of Media Arts. Provide national leadership and direction concerning agency programming and funding assessment for the Media Arts field.
· Represent the Agency by attending and speaking at national and/or regional meetings and events of significance to the Media Arts field.
· Oversee the grant making process from application, to grant, to final report. Review proposals from the Media Arts field, manage the panel review process for applications (propose funding amounts, present grant recommendations for consideration by senior management).
· Identify groups of advisory panel reviewers for approval by the Senior Deputy Chairman. Recruit experts in the Media Arts field to serve as advisory panelists.
· Manage a team of staff members who assist with reviewing applications, assembling panels, monitoring grantee performance, processing grants, cooperative agreements and leadership initiatives.
To qualify at the GS-15, candidates must have at least one year of expertise equivalent to the GS-14 grade level. This expertise is defined as serving as an executive or senior manager with supervisory and budgetary authority in a nonprofit Media Arts organization with national or regional impact; serving as public speaker or panelist in the Media Arts field addressing national or regional audiences to share information and ideas and awarding or receiving grants from public and/or private sector funders in the nonprofit arts sector.
To apply for this position, you must provide a complete Application Package by 11:59 P.M., Eastern Time, on the closing date of Saturday, March 07, 2015.
To begin the process, go to http://www.arts.gov and click on the announcement for the Theater & Musical Theater Director, then click the Apply Online button to create an account or log in to your existing USAJOBS account. Follow the prompts to complete the online questionnaire. Please ensure you click the Submit My Answers button at the end of the process.
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