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Arts Consultant

Posted by Florida Division of Arts and Culture ; Posted on 
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Arts Consultant




Requisition No: 796529

Agency: Department of State

Working Title: DOS – ARTS CONSULTANT – 45000730

Position Number: 45000730

Salary:  $36,357.84

Posting Closing Date: 03/23/2023

Department of State

Arts Consultant

Division of Arts & Culture

Bureau of Office of Division Director

Open Competitive

**This advertisement will be used to hire for multiple positions**


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with major course of study in fine art, folklore, history, anthropology, American studies, dance, design arts, drama, literature, music, performing arts, visual arts, museum studies, arts management, arts administration, or related field.
  • Three years professional experience in teaching or coordinating programs or projects in an arts related field.
  • Experience with grant administration.
  • Must submit a current resume and cover letter that addresses the required knowledge, skills and abilities specified in the advertisement.



  • Master’s degree with major course of study in fine art, folklore, history, anthropology, American studies, dance, design arts, drama, literature, music, performing arts, visual arts, museum studies, arts management, arts administration, or related field.
  • Experience leading boards, panels, committees.
  • Experience working with collaborative teams.


Special Note:

Responses to qualifying questions must be clearly supported in your employment history.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Program Manager is a professional administrator with subject matter expertise (arts) and able to effectively communicate with constituents. Demonstrates exceptional customer service, accountability, adaptability, dependability, initiative, and exemplary personal conduct and relationships, all of which are core values of the Division and the Department of State.


This is a full-time Program Manager position with assigned specific disciplines. Manages and monitors grants awarded by agency for cultural programs in Florida. Duties include processing and reviewing applications; selection of panelists and coordination of panel meetings; and management of grant contracts.


This manager is a grants team member. Conducts two annual desk audits of selected grantee organizations and schedules site visits whenever possible. Regularly reviews DOS. Grants procedures and communicates with other staff and IT liaison. Participates in grants training webinars for constituents.


Works closely with DAC strategic plan and executes assigned areas of the plan.


Performs other duties as required.



  • Knowledge of the arts, arts administration, and management.
  • Ability to review and evaluate program compliance.
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate events and program functions.
  • Ability to conduct research.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to perform public speaking duties.
  • Ability to plan, organize, prioritize, and coordinate work assignments.
  • Ability to efficiently operate computer software.


CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS:  A Level 2 criminal background check is a condition of employment.  If selected for this position, you must provide your fingerprints.  We will send your fingerprints to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for a criminal background check.



We are committed to enhancing our workforce through the employment of Veterans, individuals with disabilities and seek qualified candidates with diverse backgrounds, abilities, skills, and talents to join our workforce.


Male applicants born on or after January 1, 1960, will not be eligible for hire or promotion unless they are registered with the Selective Services System (SSS) before their 26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the SSS. For more information, please visit the SSS website:

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Certain service members may be eligible to receive waivers for postsecondary educational requirements.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement.

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