Program Analyst, Office of Research & Analysis, National Endowment for the Arts
- Design, administer, or oversee the design and administration of high-quality research instruments and/or protocols to collect performance data for the Agency’s new strategic and informational measures. Conducts pre-tests and pilot studies of new data collection instruments and protocols as appropriate.
- Ensure the quality and integrity of the agency’s grant activity and administrative data used for performance measurement. Coordinates and implements strategies to ensure data completeness, relevance, and accuracy. Strategies include: qualitative data review; spot checks; targeted data searches; annual review of standardized definitions used on agency applicant and grantee data-collection forms; identification of outliers; and cross-referencing of data from multiple points in the collection and reporting processes.
- Serve as the lead methodologist for the Office of Research & Analysis Evaluation unit. Contribute to program evaluation studies, including: the formulation of evaluation questions and hypotheses; conduct of literature reviews; development of logic models and theories of change; development of rigorous evaluation research designs, including impact assessment; selection of appropriate evaluation models; and writing, co-authoring, editing, and proofing of evaluation or performance measurement reports.
- Conduct descriptive and complex statistical analyses of the agency’s performance data, enabling the Agency to communicate the impact of its activities to internal and external stakeholders.
- Utilize innovative data visualization techniques to graphically present multidimensional data so that stakeholders can understand the underlying structure and relationships between data elements. Uses data visualization software, GIS software, dashboards, and other dynamic tools to visualize data.
Much more info available at the link. Deadline August 12.
Executive Director, Alaska State Council on the Arts
$6132.00 Monthly Salary (minimum based on qualifications)
The mission of the Alaska State Council on the Arts is to foster the development of the arts for all Alaskans through education, partnerships, grants and services.
The Alaska State Council on the Arts (ASCA) is recruiting for an Executive Director, based in Anchorage. The Council is a division of the Alaska Department of Education and Early Development, governed by an 11 member Council appointed by the Governor. The Executive Director works directly for the Council and manages a staff of five in addition to independent contractors. The agency budget for FY 12 is $1.8 million, comprised of State of Alaska General Funds, the National Endowment for the Arts, and private foundation support.
In addition to the specific responsibilities listed below, the Executive Director is relied upon by artists and arts organizations across the state to connect resources with opportunities, facilitate learning across diverse populations and encourage the growth of arts and culture in the state by every means possible. The Executive Director is also expected to balance new ideas to advance the agency’s strategic plan with sound leadership which is inclusive of all arts and culture groups in Alaska.
More info at the link above. Deadline is September 1 at 5pm Alaska time.
(Come work with my colleagues at Fractured Atlas! Guarantee this will be the only job application you ever fill out in which you explain evaporation to a whale.)
Program Specialist, Insurance, Fractured Atlas
Fractured Atlas is seeking a Program Specialist, Insurance for a newly-created position. The Program
Specialist will provide high-level customer service support for the insurance program and will directly
assist and report to the Program Director, Insurance. The Program Specialist will execute the duties of
the Program Director in the event that the Program Director is out of the office. The Program Specialist,
Insurance assists in the delivery and coordination of all program-related services in accordance with
The successful candidate will be interested in an arts-related position as a career, not necessarily as a
“day job”, and have a sincere interest in insurance/risk management. Additionally, we seek someone
who is committed to helping artists function more effectively as small businesses and believes in the
transformative power of technology. The majority of our staff are, or were, artists who have chosen to
serve the community at large by working at Fractured Atlas.
The deadline is Monday, August 1…act fast! More info available at the link.
(Don’t normally post development and marketing jobs here, but with this one you’d be filling the formidable shoes of Twitter star Alli Houseworth.)
Director of Marketing and Communications, Wooly Mammoth Theatre Company
Reports to: Managing Director
Objective: Achieve earned revenue goals, build audiences, and oversee all organizational communications.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
- Generate all earned revenue including subscriptions, single tickets, and group sales, as well as facility rentals, program advertising, concessions, merchandise, etc.
- Develop all pricing, packaging, and discounting strategies
- Build, analyze, and exploit the Tessitura database
- Conduct audience research and surveying
- Supervise all customer service touch points
- Shape all organizational communications and ensure they are represented consistently through channels such as the web site, e-mail, advertising, visuals, publications, and collateral materials for patrons, artists, donors, supporters, community partners, the press, bloggers, social media, and our local and national theatre colleagues
- Manage the Woolly Mammoth brand (including all graphical standards)
- Administer a budget of more than $600K
- Supervise a staff of four, including a Sales Manager, Graphic Design & Web Manager, Press & Digital Content Manager, and Box Office Manager, plus an intern
- Marshal the varied resources and diverse talents of the theatre’s Board, staff, and artists to achieve goals
- Work closely with the development, literary, and connectivity departments
- Participate as a member of the theatre’s senior staff, engaging in long-range planning and other cross-departmental initiatives
More info at the link above. No deadline given.