Metro Nashville Seeks Artist and Organizational Support Coordinator

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Metro Nashville Seeks Artist and Organizational Support Coordinator


Position Description

This position is a member of the Strategic Funding and Initiatives team and reports to the Strategic Funding and Initiatives (SFI) Manager. The Artist and Organizational Support Coordinator will provide general support to the SFI team and will coordinate and facilitate learning and engagement events, develop content and materials for artists and arts organizations, connect artists and arts organizations with Metro Arts resources, and build relationships with community members across Nashville & Davidson County to better identify and close gaps in access to Metro Arts resources. The position supports and promotes cultural equity practices and the mission of the agency to Drive an equitable and vibrant community through the arts.

Typical Duties

Learning and Development Support

  • Supports the development and viability of artists and arts organizations in Nashville through a variety of methods including workshop development, resource development, meeting facilitation, and coaching.
  • Coordinates and implements Metro Arts artist and organizational training programs.
  • Provides useful feedback to artists and organizational representatives on project/program conceptualization, equity practices, funding applications, communication strategies, implementation, and compliance.
  • Develops content, curriculum and materials that support learning and development of artists and arts organizations.
  • Community Building and Engagement FacilitationCoordinates projects related to community engagement.
  • Develops content as needed for outreach, program and project support.
  • Provides relevant information to those seeking information about agency programs and resources.
  • Connects communities, organizations, and artists with appropriate Metro Arts resources.
  • Maintains good standing in the community regarding all agency related partnerships.
  • Equitably develops and maintains strategic, mission-aligned relationships in the community informed by data and stakeholder input.
  • Supports relationship building with communities not historically served by arts funding.
  • Makes presentations at community events, workshops, and meetings as needed.
  • Represents the Arts Commission at community events as needed.

Administrative Duties

  • Coordinates contractors, vendors, interns and volunteers related to Metro Arts training programs and community engagement activities.
  • Consistent and accurate tracking and reporting of activities related to position.
  • Data collection related to community engagement and learning programs.
  • Support of monitoring and reporting processes.
  • Provides technical support and customer service to the general public, artists, and organizations.
  • Ongoing maintenance of program related records including contact information, project management tracking, invoices, receipts, and budgets.
  • Preparation and presentation of reports as needed.


Any combination of education and experience that would prepare the incumbent to perform duties of the position at the appropriate level. Employees would typically have a Bachelor’s Degree plus two (2) or more years of professional experience in professional development or adult education, nonprofit program administration, workshop facilitation, including implementing programs in neighborhoods with a diverse range of communities and culture.


Valid Driver License may be required for some positions in this classification.

Candidates with accreditations earned in a foreign institute are encouraged to apply.

Note: Per Metro Ordinance No. SO94-1078. All employees of the Metropolitan Government shall be residents of the State of Tennessee or become residents of the state within six (6) months of employment as a prerequisite to employment with the Metropolitan Government.

Preferred Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Experience with arts program management, adult education, and racial equity practices
Experience with professional development or adult education
Experience with project management
Familiarity with arts management and/or nonprofit best practices
Outstanding written and oral communication skills

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.

Metro Nashville Government respects the religious beliefs and practices of all employees and will make, on request, an accommodation for such observances when a reasonable accommodation is available that does not create an undue hardship on business operations.

Requests for ADA accommodation for the recruitment process should be directed to Human Resources at 615-862-6640.




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