Staff Planner for Arts and Culture – City of Salem

The City of Salem seeks a Staff Planner for Arts and Culture who will work to integrate arts, culture, and creativity into City projects, plans, programs and policies. The position is responsible for implementing and managing the Public Art Initiative and other economic development projects relating to creative placemaking and creative community development. The position manages the Creative Entrepreneur Program at Artists’ Row and the scheduling of events (and programming/ongoing activation) at Old Town Hall. Bachelor degree in public art, creative placemaking, arts management, public administration, planning or a related field and a minimum of three years (3) related experience, preferably in a municipal or state agency or a public/private partnership in the arts or any equivalent combination of education and experience which demonstrates possession of the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Master’s degree preferred. Detailed job description at https://www.salem.com/sites/salemma/files/uploads/planner_arts_and_culture_6.21.2019.pdf . Submit cover letter and resume to: jobs@salem.com. Deadline to apply is July 11, 2019. AAEOE