Hiring Range: Up to $65,000Positions in this class provide administrative, managerial and policy support to the department head and/or executive management. Positions function in a staff capacity with substantial independence to perform multiple duties related to diverse citywide programs, projects and issues, which crosses operational and administrative lines. This class represents the department head to others inside and outside the organization. The class actively influences council and/or citywide policy decisions.Supervision:• Exercised: Classification may supervise.• Received: Incumbent reporting relationship is based on department.• Note: Other reporting relationships may apply.
Example of Duties:The Department of Planning and Development Review is seeking a candidate to fill the position of Project Management Analyst. This position is responsible for administering and providing project management for the City's Public Arts Program, serving as Secretary to the Public Art Commission (PAC), implementing the strategic planning goals of Public Art Master Plan for the City, and promoting the incorporation of art within the community. Duties include, but are not limited to: Overseeing operations of the Public Art Commission, including preparation of agendas, staff reports, and minutes; running meetings; monitoring PAC project implementation; and developing, implementing, and evaluating long-range plans, procedures, and policies.Providing project management for all public art projects funded through the City's Percent for the Arts Program in the City's Capital Improvement Program (CIP), including coordinating the artist selection process, integrating the artist and art process into construction schedules and development of an annual Public Arts Program work plan;Developing and implementing policies and procedures to further the goals of the Percent for the Art Program;Preparing project budgets and analysis;Developing, negotiating and monitoring contracts with artists, arts organizations, or other organizations related to Public Arts Program;Serving as a liaison between the artist, architects, other City agencies and community groups;Coordinating, promoting and holding various public arts events, including public input sessions, workshops and educational programs as assigned;Initiating press and public relations communications to the public, media, artists and other public art programs in collaboration with the Office of the Press Secretary;Serves as liaison between artists, architects, City agencies/boards/commissions, business organizations, and community groups relative to the Public Arts Program; Managing all phases of the design, fabrication and installation of the artwork;Prepares and submits reports and research to PAC, City Planning Commission and City Council;Providing direction for the management and maintenance of the City's Art Collection (long-term);Managing the implementation of the Public Art Master Plan for the City;Assisting in fundraising activities, seeks and prepares grant applications or proposals to support the Public Arts Program, as necessary;Assisting in the development, marketing and implementation of various development incentive programs related to the arts and art related tasks for economic development;Maintaining an inventory database and archive of the City's Art Collection and projects, including information regarding the artists' contacts and contracts, project maintenance requirements and other project-specific information;Maintaining an up to date public arts section of the City's website and finds opportunities to showcase Richmond in regional and national public arts venues;Preparing, distributing and updating promotional materials for City sponsored public arts installations, events and programs in collaboration with the Office of the Press Secretary;Assisting in planning studies, as required;Performing other duties as assigned. Qualifications, Special Certifications and Licenses:Minimum Qualifications: Requires Bachelor's degree, Business Administration, or related fields;Experience and/or training related to program area;Requires four years of experience;An equivalent combination of training and experience (as approved by the department) may be used to meet the minimum qualifications of the classification;No Special Certification or License required.Preferred Qualifications: At least five (5) years of experience coordinating projects/programs in relations to contemporary art and passionate about improving the quality of life in the Richmond community by promoting diverse artistic and cultural innovations;Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Arts Administration, Fine Arts, Art History, Economic or Community Development, Urban Planning, Public Administration or related fields;At least four (4) years of experience in public arts program administration, project management, capital project management and budgeting;Knowledge of contemporary art and related issues, specifically, knowledge and familiarity of the theory, principles, practices and procedures of public art programs and of current issues and initiatives with public art on a local, regional and national basis;Experience working for a community arts organization, municipal or state arts-related program, or similar position that includes aspects of program planning, execution and evaluation;Experience working with government or non-profit boards of commissions;Experience developing partnerships and collaborations;Ability to develop and implement art and cultural master plans, manage public art programs and grant writing.
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