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Americans for the Arts: Local Arts Advancement Program Manager

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Americans for the Arts: Local Arts Advancement Program Manager


Americans for the Arts is looking for a new Local Arts Advancement Program Manager to build out our field education and professional development programming.



The Local Arts Advancement Team works to create conditions in which Arts Agencies (State, County and Local) and Arts and Culture Organizations work in concert to advance access to the arts for all. By leveraging Americans for the Arts’ unique strengths in research, policy, professional development, visibility, advocacy and strategic partnerships, we provide tools, information and resources that grow and sustain stronger understanding and appreciation of the full arts and culture ecosystem and the infrastructure that supports it. We deliver nuanced and targeted data, trends and training to the field that is focused on leadership in the field that reflects the changing demographics in their community and organizations integrating equitable practice to be responsive to the community in which they serve.




By facilitating skill-building, amplifying best practices, and creating tools and resources through ArtsU, the Local Arts Advancement Program Manager is responsible for supporting, fostering and cultivating the ongoing practice of arts administrators working in arts agencies and arts and culture organizations around the country to build healthier and more vibrant communities and support practitioners to pursue equitable and sustainable practice and policy. With a particular eye on career and leadership development, the Local Arts Advancement Program Manager design, develops and deploys skill building and affinity group networks to advance and foster the 21st Century arts and culture workforce.

Starting salary is $65,000.

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