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Human Resources Division
115 South Andrews Avenue, Room 508
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301


Class Code:E8049

DIRECTOR OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS

NATURE OF WORK

This is highly responsible management and administrative work in planning, organizing and directing the activities of the Cultural Affairs Division.

Work involves responsibility for the administration and direction of activities related to the Broward County Cultural Affairs Division. Position incumbent initiates and carries out special projects and studies. Assignments are received in the form of broad policy statements. Work is performed independently with general supervision by an administrative superior. Performance is reviewed periodically through conferences and written reports.

ILLUSTRATIVE TASKS

Administers the County's Cultural Affairs program through subordinates the planning, scheduling and coordination of divisional activities; develops policies, procedures and priorities to meet established goals.

Develops, implements and maintains strategic, fiscal and capital improvement plans for the Division.

Prepares and monitors division budget and prepares special reports as required.

Attends conferences and public and professional meetings.

Performs related work as required.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS

Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices of arts management.

Thorough knowledge of all federal, state and local

regulatory requirements applicable to arts management.

Thorough knowledge of the funding process in a municipal environment as related to budgeting, cost accounting, financial planning and management.

Considerable knowledge of the principles, practices and procedures of supervision, organization and administration.

Ability to plan, implement, and coordinate technical and administrative programs.

Ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.

Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

A Master's Degree in Arts Administration or related field; six (6) years experience in arts management including four (4) years high level supervisory and administrative experience; or any equivalent combination of relevant training and experience.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Bargaining Unit:                    Unrepresented
FLSA Status:                         Exempt
Code of Ethics Certification:   Yes
Class Spec. Estab./Revised:   E  05/1991   R  09/2010

 


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