Title Program Manager
Organization City of Austin
Closing Date Friday, February 1, 2019
Location Austin, TX

Program Manager III
Cultural Arts Division
Economic Development Department
City of Austin

Full Details: https://www.austincityjobs.org/postings/72389
Closes: 2/1/19
Pay Range: $34.80 – $45.18 per hour

Senior staff member in the Division, with supervisory and program development/administration responsibility, reports to Cultural Arts Division Manager. Under minimal supervision and with considerable latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment, this position develops, implements and coordinates various project and program activities to promote, support and integrate cultural arts and economic development. Some primary responsibilities include:

• Designs, initiates and manages review of cultural arts projects and programs to include budgets and schedules; management of staff teams, consultants and professional services; and stakeholder processes
• Identifies, evaluates, and provides process and program structures, strategies, and improvement recommendations based on innovations and best practices, including short- and long-term planning
• Develops, negotiates, and monitors contracts
• Develops community needs assessments; conducts data analysis, studies, surveys and related research; and manages implementation of policy priorities; develops and conducts trainings related to cultural arts
• Fields inquiries from the public and media regarding cultural policy, initiatives, programs, and projects that combine arts, culture and economic development
• Cultivates relationships and partnerships to lend support to strategic policy and program initiatives and strengthen community ties

Any questions can be directed to Olivia Parker, Economic Development Department HR Liaison, at olivia.parker@austintexas.gov or 512.974.7857.

Website http://www.austintexas.gov/department/cultural-arts