Administrative Arts Consultant

Administrative Arts Consultant

  • Contract
  • Part Time
  • Truckee
Truckee Arts Alliance

About Truckee Arts Alliance

Nevada County Arts Council, by resolution of Nevada County Board of supervisors, is State-Local Partner with California Arts Council. A 501c3 not-for-profit organization, we facilitate collaborative efforts that promote and sustain the visual, literary and performing arts of Nevada County to advance the cultural, social and economic life of our community.

Following new legislation, Nevada County Arts Council helped to secure two designations as California Cultural Districts for Nevada County in 2017. We are now unique across the state as the only rural county to be recognized for the breadth and diversity of its cultural assets in all its incorporated communities. Nevada County’s two California Cultural Districts are Truckee Cultural District and Grass Valley-Nevada City Cultural District. In Truckee, it is Truckee Arts Alliance, a fiscally sponsored project of Nevada County Arts Council, that serves as administrative lead for Truckee Cultural District. Truckee Cultural District is a formal partnership between The Town of Truckee, Truckee Chamber, Visit Truckee, Truckee Public Art Commission and Truckee Arts Alliance.

Truckee Arts Alliance’s Mission

Truckee Arts Alliance is a collaborative of artists across all disciplines inviting community stakeholders who believe in the role of the arts as a lever for change. It is fiscally sponsored by Nevada County Arts Council. Truckee Arts Alliance inspires, catalyzes and advocates for art and culture in Truckee and Eastern Nevada County. It engages the Truckee arts community as one sound “voice” for the arts and supports the work of Truckee Cultural District under the California Cultural District Program. Racial and Cultural Equity at Nevada County Arts Council and Truckee Arts Alliance.Equity is a core value of both Nevada County Arts Council and Truckee Arts Alliance. We are committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and equitable environment for the people we work with and for our community. We believe every member of our team enriches us by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design and deliver solutions. In turn we expect that those who work with us will promote cultural equity through assisting us with the identification and removal of barriers and cultivation of community, and we expect that applicants will be conversant in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion best practices, as well as key cultural competencies. For more information about our racial and cultural equity journey, please visit us here.

The Role of Administrative Arts Consultant – An Overview

Our Administrative Arts Consultant will play a vital role at Truckee Arts Alliance. This position requires an individual who is especially detail-oriented and has strong organizational and communication skills. They will be comfortable with identifying and pursuing creative problem solving, as well as have the ability to effectively write and communicate in a concise manner to a variety of stakeholders.

Responsibilities include the following:

  1. Coordinate all Truckee Cultural District Advisory Committee and Truckee Arts Alliance meetings, including scheduling, drafting agendas, and taking and distributing minutes, whether in person or virtually, using Zoom.
  2.  Compile and maintain roster of arts advocates, artists, volunteers and arts and culture organizations to support outreach and coordination efforts with local arts community.
  3. Serve as a liaison with Nevada County Arts Council, the arts community, and Grass Valley-Nevada City Cultural District lead to provide input and coordination regarding county-wide arts master plan development and future collaboration initiatives.
  4. Assist in liaising with California Arts Council and the Coalition of California Cultural Districts regarding California Cultural District program, including attending meetings and responding to information requests.
  5. Coordinate arts community input and provide support to Town staff regarding Town of Truckee Public Art Master Plan development.
  6.  Research fund raising or grant opportunities to support Truckee Arts Alliance and Truckee Cultural District activities and maintain a calendar of these.
  7. Serve as liaison providing input, recommendations, content/assets and advocacy that helps VISIT TRUCKEE and Truckee Chamber effectively promote the Truckee Cultural District. In example, promoting artists to upload TCD events on and the coordination and staffing of artists at events such as Truckee Thursdays.
  8. Continue to work towards Caltrans signage as a priority, pending California Arts Council’s lead.

To Apply

Pay dependent on experience. Please apply on or before February 28, 2021. Send resume and a cover letter to Eliza Tudor and Cassie Hebel at, with “TAA Administrative Arts Consultant” in the subject line.
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