Arts Build Communities Coordinator

Website Tennessee Arts Commission(TN Arts)


1.       Assists in the development and management of the Arts Build Communities grant program, serving as agency liaison to 13 designated agencies under contract with the Tennessee Arts Commission to administer the program regionally through the Tennessee Arts Commission’s online grant system

2.       Facilitates annual update of grant guidelines, applications, scoring rubrics, contract templates, report forms and online grant management dashboards

3.       Supports regional grant review panels to assure consistent program implementation

4.       Reviews and supports annual grant closeout reporting process to assure complete and timely reporting

5.       Provides technical assistance to organizations, artists, communities developing arts programs and projects

6.       Serves as a resource for communities seeking to use arts as a strategy for community development

7.       Generates public support for the arts

8.       Represents the Commission at local, state, regional, and national meetings

9.       Acts creatively as part of the Arts Commission team to identify and implement strategies to cultivate the arts for the benefit of all Tennesseans and their communities.

Skills and Knowledge Required

·         Bachelor’s Degree and one year full-time professional staff administrative and/or analytic experience OR one-year additional graduate coursework in arts administration, public administration, business administration or other acceptable field

·         Local arts agency and/or non-profit arts experience desired

·         Understands state and national policy and trends in the arts

·         Ability to work independently , manage multiple priorities and collaborative initiatives and carry projects through to successful completion

·         Grants management and budget experience desired

·         Exceptional oral and written communication skills

·         Highly organized and detail oriented

·         Licensed to operate a motor vehicle and available for travel

·         Knowledge and ability to utilize office equipment and computer software including Microsoft Office and WordPress

Apply by: July 21, 2019

How to apply: Apply Online through the State of TN system at To find this posting, search “Grants Administration” for GRANTS ANALYST 2*052219-176418