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Community Program/Engagement Specialist (Planner IV)

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Delaware Division of the Arts

As a Planner, this position advises the Director on the nonprofit arts sector, community development and engagement, and program assessment and evaluation. Planners manage grants, conduct research, develop and promote agency programs, and coordinate and participate in strategic planning and policy implementation.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Research and track demographic trends in the state to inform agency planners
  • Establish connections with community respresentatives for research and needs assessment
  • Identify community partners and stakeholders for support of arts initiatives
  • Support community-based strategies for economic development and community engagement
  • Monitor local and national trends in efforts to expand diversity, equity, and inclusion in arts funding
  • Develop grant programs and services for historically underserved populations
  • Coordinate with other Planners to establish efficiencies of internal operations and maximize funding impact of available Division resources
Education Level: 
Bachelor's degree or above preferred
To Apply

Please note: All applications and materials must be submitted online through the Delaware Employment Link at between 9/14/21 and 9/27/21. No materials sent directly to the Division of the Arts or Human Resources department will be processed. Details on the State of Delaware hiring process can be found at:

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