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Director, Arts and Culture

Fulton County Government

Listing Summary

Company: Fulton County, Department of Arts and Culture               

Position Title:   Director, Arts and Culture

Salary Range:  $107,588.00 – $161,383.00 annually


Purpose of Classification:

Incumbent in this class performs planning and programming duties related to directing the overall operations of the Department of Arts and Culture. Responsibilities include managing assigned staff; overseeing arts and cultural programs, events, non-profit activities, and advocacy programs; overseeing the cooperative extension program, services and activities; and developing short- and long-range departmental goals and objectives. Arts and Culture, Director is distinguished from Arts and Culture, Assistant Director in that the former directs the entire Department of Arts and Culture and establishes the agency's mission, vision, goals, and objectives, whereas the latter plans, organizes, and administers the overall operations of assigned divisions in addition to developing strategic plans and allocating resources to achieve program goals and objectives.

 Minimum Qualifications:

Completion of course work equivalent to the academic requirements of a Bachelor's degree in fine arts, business or public administration, or a related field (Master's degree in any of the above disciplines or a related field is preferred); and seven (7) years' experience in arts and culture program management, including four (4) years supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

Specific License or Certification Required: Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license (as required by position assignment).


Specific Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities: Must be able to demonstrate proficiency in performance of the essential functions and learn, comprehend, and apply all county or departmental policies, practices, and procedures necessary to function effectively in the position.  Must have business acumen (understanding of disciplines including art and cultural programs of multiple art disciplines, functional areas such as finance, budgeting, grant funding, human resources, stakeholder relationships and the ability to use information from said understanding to effectively make business decisions.)

For information regarding examination requirements, essential functions for the position and information for how to apply, visit the announcement at

Closing Date:  March 7, 2021

Length of Advertisement:  1 month

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