Salary Range: $57,568/Min - $71,960/Mid (Yearly)
Working with Division staff and community partners, this Planner will assist in identifying and developing grants, programs, and services that expand access to arts programming and resources. Aligning with the Division's strategic goals and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Responsibilities include working statewide to better engage Delaware's many diverse communities in helping the Division make informed decisions on Division policies; research and administer community-based arts grants and initiatives for Delaware's historically underserved rural, and low-income populations.
About the Delaware Division of the Arts
The Delaware Division of the Arts, a branch of the Delaware Department of State, is committed to supporting the arts and cultivating creativity to enhance the quality of life in Delaware. Together with its advisory body, the Delaware State Arts Council, the Division administers grants and programs that support arts programming, educate the public, increase awareness of the arts, and integrate the arts into all facets of Delaware life. The Division strives to excel in these core values:
- Artistic Merit: Demonstrate the quality and impact of the arts
- Diversity: Recognize and include the many dimensions of human identity and difference
- Equity: Identify and eliminate barriers to participation in the arts through policy and practice
- Inclusion: Engage a diversity of individuals, communities, and perspectives to ensure equal access, representation, and belonging
- Innovation: Support new methods, ideas, and practices in artistic creation, programming, governance, and management
Applicants who do not possess the preferred qualification will still be eligible to compete for this position if job requirements are met.
- Six months experience in arts integrated community programming
- Six months experience in working with historically underserved populations.
- Six months experience in visual or performing arts discipline (i.e., music, theater, dance)
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
- Analyze and assess data, problems, and issues and their impact on programs, plans or the current environment.
- Define and evaluate alternative uses of resources, viable options/approaches and anticipated costs and benefits, consequences and outcomes using present and projected information.
- Develop recommended course of action for public and private decisions in formal plans and policies including policy statements, budget allocations, regulations and/or legislation to affect and facilitate change and reach objectives.
- Formulate plans and policies to meet the social, economic, and physical needs of communities.
- Develop, promote and market strategies for the implementation of plans, policies and programs.
- Build consensus with community leaders, customers, advocates, and other affected parties via negotiations, mediation and facilitation.
- Involve and educate special interest groups, customers, and public officials via variety of forums, e.g., seminars, workshops, conferences, newsletters, assessments, and analytical reports.
- Coordinate planning activities and policies across state, regional, county and local levels; integrate with other entities outside the state.
- Provide technical assistance, training and education for understanding and managing change.
- Design and manage the planning process.
- Systematically evaluate the impact of plan implementation and incorporate findings with the ongoing planning process.
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
Conditions of Hire
- At least three years of experience as a planner OR at least three years of experience in a planning function.
- Experience in having responsibility for a most complex planning project (complexity is to be determined based on variables such as discipline, population, fiscal impact, geographic area, social impact, planning horizon, public involvement, research and analysis, and the nature of the project team).
- Experience in serving as a subject matter expert in the development or management of programs or services involving the community.
Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. The State of Delaware Executive Branch participates in the Federal E-Verify system where the State will provide the federal government with each new hires Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information refer to our job seeker resources.Benefits
To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at https://dhr.delaware.gov/benefits/
The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training, and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position. It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties. For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content. Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.
Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email. Please keep your contact information current. You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at StateJobs.Delaware.gov.Accommodations
Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.
The State of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity employer and values a diverse workforce. We strongly encourage and seek out a workforce representative of Delaware including race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.
How to Apply
Applicants should visit Delaware Employment Link website and fill out application and supplemental questionnaire at https://www.jobapscloud.com/DE/sup/bulpreview.asp?b=&R1=082223&R2=MFEA04&R3=200700