SALARY: $27.00 - $35.00 Hourly 
OPENING DATE: 09/23/16
CLOSING DATE: 10/11/16 11:59 PM
BENEFITS: This position is eligible for a full benefits package including medical, dental, life, and long-term disability insurance, a retirement plan, plus paid leave to include annual, sick, and holiday pay. The State requires employees to receive their pay through direct deposit. If selected, you will receive more information about these benefit options and enrollment information through our onboarding process and during your first week or two on the job.
PHYSICAL ADDRESS: 617 East South Temple, Salt Lake City
RECRUITER NAME: Corrie Steeves
RECRUITER EMAIL ADDRESS: [email protected]
SCHEDULE CODE: AR - Employees who make Statewide Policy - At will: Employees in this position serve at the pleasure of the appointing officer in an at will status and may be terminated at any time without cause. This is not a career service position.
EEO STATEMENT: The State of Utah is an equal opportunity employer. Hiring is done without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability. Reasonable accommodations provided to known disabilities of individuals in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. For accommodation information or if you need special accommodations to complete the application process, contact the Dept. of Human Resource Mgmt. at 801-538-3025 or TTY 801-538-3696.

The Utah Division of Arts & Museums is seeking anAssistant Director to support the Director in strategic planning, goal setting, and maintaining division policies and procedures. The Assistant Director will assist with budgetary matters and oversee division operations. The Assistant Director regularly interacts with the division's Board(s) of Directors, works directly with division program managers, and attends various community meetings representing the division.  The Assistant Director has administrative oversight for the division in the absence of the Director. 
  • Monitors agency or program budget including revenues, expenditures and budget projections.
  • Advises the Division Director on new initiatives and major statewide arts program direction.
  • Manage and advise director in human resource issues.
  • Prepare and supervise the making of division presentations for the director and division.
  • Interacts with the Executive and Legislative Branches, legislative advocates and various departments of state government to promote DHA and its services throughout the State.
  • Ensures that division functions are executed in conformance and compliance with approved policy and are consistent with statutory requirements of the State of Utah.
  • Coordinates with local, state and/or national agencies.
  • Manages and evaluates operations, programs, processes and/or practices for quality and effectiveness; makes recommendations for improvement.
  • Coordinates program activities, services, and/or program implementation with private providers, other governmental entities, program users, etc.
  • Supervises subordinate personnel including: hiring, determining workload and delegating assignments, training, monitoring and evaluating performance, and initiating corrective or disciplinary actions.
  • Manages federal awards, including the application and final reporting processes
  • Writes or drafts correspondence, reports, documents and/or other written materials.
  • awareness of trends, principals, and innovations in the arts and museums field
  • principles, theories, and practices of budget management
  • control or direct the operation of a program or function
  • evaluate information against a set of standards
  • communicate information and ideas clearly, and concisely, in writing; read and understand information presented in writing
  • principles, theories, and practices of performance management
  • use logic to analyze or identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts associated with information or data to draw conclusions
  • ability to relate to and work well with legislators, agency officials, legislative staff, board members, and the general public under varying circumstances and potentially stressful situations
  • monitor or track information or data relevant to the field
The ideal candidate will have:
  • experience working in a management role
  • experience creating and managing organizational budgets
  • familiarity with state finance policy and procedures 
  • experience with Salesforce
  • Bachelor's degree in management, finance, or related field