Compensation Type: Annual salary
Job Type:
Full Time
Hybrid (remote and in-person)

Pay Range: Starts at $73,300 DOE
Organization's Mission: Salt Lake County's mission is to provide honest, open, efficient and ethical government that is fiscally responsible, accessible and responsive to Salt Lake County's needs.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: As a public entity and recipient of Federal financial assistance, Salt Lake County does not exclude, deny benefits to, or otherwise discriminate against any person on the ground of race, color, national origin, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or religion in admission to, participation in, or receipt of the services and benefits under any of its programs and activities, whether carried out by Salt Lake County directly or through a contractor or any other entity which Salt Lake County arranges to carry out its programs and activities.
Position Summary: Plans, manages, and coordinates programs and functions of Salt Lake County's Zoo, Arts and Parks Fund, including oversight of budgeting and fiscal controls, communications, and employee and volunteer supervision.  May oversee and/or direct other art and cultural activities and staff on behalf of the Community Services Department.
Primary Responsibilities: Oversees and administers Salt Lake County's Zoo, Arts and Parks Funds. Accounts for the publicly supported cultural, botanical, and zoological sales tax revenues. Maintains financial and legal compliance.
Establishes goals and priorities for ZAP.
Facilitates Tier I and Tier II Advisory Boards. Plans, develops agendas, coordinates, and attends all Advisory Board meetings. Orients Advisory Board members as to ZAP's statutory requirements, duties and responsibilities. Advises boards as appropriate.
Develops fair, equitable, and objective application process. Oversees grant making and management of funds distribution. Assists client organizations in grant application process. Provides technical assistance to non-profit cultural organizations.  
Prepares and monitors the annual budget. Submits budget adjustments. 
Oversees approximately $12 million in contracts (Tier I, Tier II and Zoological) working with the District Attorney's Office, Contracts and Procurement, Auditor's Office, and County Council. Ensures the execution and management of contracts and agreements by all contracting parties.
Manages community relations, public relations, and all communications. Maintains and enhances the public image of ZAP. Oversees all communications for the division, including newsletters, web management content, social media, and public relations.
Supervises staff, which includes hiring, orienting, training, assigning and reviewing work performance, annual work performance appraisals, and discipline.
Manages outside consultant contracts that enhance the ZAP program.  Serves on the selection committee, monitors contracts, fees, and scope of work.
Presents Advisory Board Recommendations to the County Council and Community Services Subcommittee.
Participates in and may direct other arts and cultural activities for the Community Services Department.
Desired Qualifications: Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Arts Administration, Public Administration, or other closely related field, plus six (6) years of related experience, of which three (3) must have been supervisory or administrative. Education may not be substituted for the required supervisory experience.   

Due to the nature of this position, the successful applicant must pass a required pre-employment background check and subsequent mandatory background checks in accordance with current County Human Resources policy requirements. 
Benefits / Why Work With Us: We offer a full range of health benefits as well as cash wellness incentives, a very robust retirement benefit and great work/life balance.
How to Apply: Please apply on our website
Closing Date: 10/15/2021
Location: Salt Lake City


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Contact: Tracy Byington
Phone: 3854680577