The city of Lowell is seeking candidates for the position of Director of Cultural Affairs & Special Events (CASE). The position reports to the City Manager, Assistant City Manager, and Assistant City Manager/DPD Director.  Under the direction of the City Manager, the Director of Cultural Affairs & Special Events/ coordinates the city’s cultural affairs operations and events and is directly responsible for management, marketing, and grant-writing/fundraising for the city’s cultural affairs and creative economy programs, as well as large-scale city-wide events.

Undergraduate degree in the fine arts, cultural studies, urban studies, or other relevant discipline. A graduate degree in arts administration or an arts- or cultural- related discipline, such as a master of fine arts program or cultural studies, is preferred. Minimum of five years cultural program administration experience that includes event marketing and management, of which at least three years are in a supervisory or leadership capacity. Salary range: $70,949.84 (min) to $83,278.00 (max) annually. 35hr work week. A full description is available on https://www.lowellma.gov/Jobs.aspx.  Interested individuals send resume, cover letter, and references to Mary Callery, Human Relations Director, City of Lowell, 375 Merrimack Street Room 19, Lowell, MA 01852. Deadline: 4 p.m., September 15, 2021.   EOE/AA/504 Employer.

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