The City of Worcester is an EEO/AA Employer. Preference is given to Worcester residents.
CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT OFFICER
EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
CITY OF WORCESTER
The City of Worcester seeks applicants for Cultural Development Officer to serve as a liaison between the arts, cultural and creative community in the Greater Worcester area and the City of Worcester (City) government to develop, advance and implement a creative cultural agenda for all Worcester residents and businesses. The employee will serve as the Executive Director of the Worcester Cultural Coalition Board. Responsibilities include, managing full-time and part-time staff in the Cultural Development Division; establishing an annual creative City agenda and long-term goals for arts and culture in the city as outlined in the Worcester’s Cultural Plan in cooperation with representatives from the WCC board of Directors, City Departments identified in the Cultural Plan and the City’s numerous arts and cultural organizations and artists; coordinating and implementing cultural events on the Common and throughout the City; and identifying funding prospects in support of arts and cultural projects. The Cultural Development Officer will work closely to ensure that the Division reflects and effectively serves all of Worcester's diverse populations and remains committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and access.
Bilingual and Multilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
o An equivalent combination of education & experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the required duties of the position will be considered in lieu of the above-mentioned requirements.
SALARY RANGE: $76,159 - $100,099 annually, exempt, full-time, with an excellent benefits package.
To apply, please visit: www.worcesterma.gov/employment or send resume and cover letter to: City of Worcester, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608. Open until filled. Preference is given to Worcester residents. The City of Worcester is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.Direct inquiries to: City Hall, Human Resources, Room 109, 508-799-1030, HR@worcesterma.gov.