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Coordinator, Programs Administrator

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
Arts and Museum Administration

Posting Number: req10509

Department: Arizona Arts Live

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The Programs Manager refines, promotes, and manages existing programs, and develops new initiatives to further Arizona Arts Live's mission. The Programs Manager contributes to the development and production of artistic and engagement programs by building partnerships and creating opportunities for deeper engagement within the arts as a key component of the programming of Arizona Arts Live. The Programs Manager reports to the Executive Director.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Create and maintain project timelines with Executive Director.
  • Track progress of projects.
  • Maintain programming calendar and program descriptions to be disseminated to other departments.
  • Research potential projects and artists.
  • Attend performances and industry conferences or convenings.
  • Draft, compile information, proofread, and edit correspondences, presentations, program booklets, project descriptions, project reports, project debriefs, evaluations, etc.
  • Draft artist offers and agreement.
  • Maintain project budgets.
  • Attend programming and production meetings, develop notes, and follow-up on tasks as necessary.
  • Liaise with artists and artist management.
  • Collaborate and develop relationships with external partners to support program implementation.
  • Communicate with artists, artists' managers and consultants, and collaborate with them to design and produce educational materials, professional development workshops, concerts, and other engagement opportunities.
  • Coordinate ongoing program assessment and evaluation to demonstrate program effectiveness.
  • Maintain educational partner relationships and develop new partners in the Southern Arizona Communities.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience is required.

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1.0

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Arts and Creative Services

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: DOE

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



Career Stream and Level


Job Family

Show Production & Admin

Job Function

Arts & Creative Services

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 1

Contact Information for Candidates

Josephine Kelly

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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