Deputy Director

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Deputy Director




To facilitate the president and CEO’s needs, Assembly for the Arts is seeking an innovative, experienced, visionary, and stellar leader to serve as Deputy Director. The Deputy Director will report directly to the president and CEO. They will be instrumental in working with the president and CEO to cohesively focus on and carry out the responsibilities that makes Assembly for the Arts:

  • The visionary and innovative organization committed to enriching and amplifying Northeast Ohio’s arts and cultural sector while also working to provide capacity building to help sustain the region’s small nonprofits, artists, and creative for-profit businesses.
  • The robust and substantive collaborative partner to Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.
  • Commit to focusing on, and prioritizing, racial equity while establishing anti-racist and anti-oppression policies and strategies for implementation.
  • Work to expand the creative community, economic impact and visibility of artists, small nonprofits, and creative for-profit businesses while simultaneously connecting with under-resourced communities to invite new artists and entities to the table who may not be aware of Assembly for the Arts.
  • Cultivate healthy and meaningful relationships and partnerships with foundations, corporations, government agencies, and individuals.
  • Powerful in its intention to advance cultural policy through its development and presentation (with a focus on implementation) of a vigorous cultural policy agenda to elected officials, leaders, partners, collaborators, organizations, individuals, and decision makers.
  • Recognized as a dynamic anchor and important organization that is extremely current, relevant, beneficial to, and supportive of small nonprofits, artists, and creative for-profit businesses.
  • A trusted and transparent recognized arts and cultural resource within Northeast Ohio and the entire state.
  • A key resource that connects and collaborates cross-sector with healthcare, business, tourism, education, institutions of higher learning, government agencies, community-based organizations, environmental organizations, libraries, and other leading changemakers.

View the website link for full description and application information.

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