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Barr Seeks Arts & Creativity Program Officer

Join a dedicated team advancing the capacity, resilience, and support for the arts and creative expression in Massachusetts.

The Barr Foundation is seeking a Program Officer for Arts & Creativity during an exciting time of growth for the Arts & Creativity Program, particularly as the Team is designing and implementing new projects and initiatives to extend and deepen our focus on racial equity.

The Program Officer will support grantmaking across the three strategy areas and coordinate projects for select initiatives, research studies, and communications projects. The Program Officer will focus on how best to understand the primary issues facing the field and develop programs that deliver sustainable outcomes. Other specific areas of focus might include support for individual artists, community media, solidarity economy practices, capacity building, and participatory philanthropic practices.

Reporting to the Director of Arts & Creativity, San San Wong, the Program Officer will embrace the belief that arts and creativity are fundamental and necessary for the health of the human spirit and share a sense of urgency to amplify the arts’ role in communities and society today.

This full-time position offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, with applications encouraged by March 11, 2022.

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To submit a cover letter and resume with a summary of demonstrable accomplishments (electronic submissions preferred), please click here or visit this landing page.

For questions or general inquiries about this job opportunity, please contact:

Wyona Lynch-McWhite, Senior Vice President, Arts Consulting Group
Tel (888) 234-4236 Ext. 225
Email BarrFdn@ArtsConsulting.com

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