Performing Arts Program Manager

Alabama State Council on the Arts

Official state agency for the arts in Alabama.

Montgomery, AL

Work Location: Hybrid: remote & office


  • Full Time
  • Montgomery, AL
  • Wed, Apr 21, 2021

Website Alabama_Arts Alabama State Council on the Arts

Official state agency for the arts in Alabama.

Performing Arts Program Manager – Job Description

The Alabama State Council on the Arts is a state agency based in Montgomery, serving all of Alabama. The mission of the Alabama State Council on the Arts is to enhance the quality of life and economic vitality for all Alabamians by providing support for the state’s diverse and rich artistic resources. For more information about the agency, visit

The Performing Arts Program Manager (PAPM) is responsible for an annual grant program budget of $1M+ and manages grants and fellowships in the fields of dance, music, and theatre. The PAPM works with performing artists and many small and large arts organizations throughout Alabama. The PAPM also serves as artistic director for special agency events such as the biennial Celebration of the Arts Awards.

Council on the Arts offices are located on the ground floor of the RSA Tower in downtown Montgomery. State employees enjoy robust employment and retirement benefits. Salary range: $39,280.80-$59,556.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university in arts education, fine arts disciplines (music, theater/drama, or dance), arts administration/management, or a closely related field.
  • Three years of experience developing and managing work in a performing arts discipline in the promotion of the arts and cultural resources for a city, county, or state, or for an arts center, university arts facility, arts school, arts department, or similar organization.
  • *A Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in one of the fields listed above may substitute for one year of the required experience.

Contact Deputy Director Dr. Andrew Henley at

Email cover letter and resume to Andrea Crowley at

To be considered for an interview, applicants must apply for position 30550-347 (Arts Program Manager-Performing Arts) between March 31-April 21 and be certified to a list of qualified candidates available for potential employment:

ASCA is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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