Job Alert: Metro Arts ED Cristyn Johnson 01 May 2018 15:26 UTC

Hi all,

Please see the message below for an opportunity for an opportunity for the Executive Director of the Nashville Metro Arts Commission. More information about this position can be found in the posting on AFTA's Job Bank:


Cristyn Johnson
Local Arts Advancement Program Manager
Americans for the Arts
1000 Vermont Ave NW 6th Floor
Washington, DC 20005-4940
202.371.2830 x2036
202.789.2830 fax
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Our firm (Randi Frank Consulting, LLC) has been hired by the Nashville Metro Arts Commission & Government to assist them with the recruitment of the Executive Director for the Nashville Metro Arts Commission.  This is a very diverse and exciting position – Nashville is at the forefront of integrating Arts into the community as you will see from the attached summary about the position.
Please contact me via email or phone if you have questions about the position.  We would really appreciate if you could share this information with your network or let me know of names of potential candidates or groups and associations I can contact that may know of potential great candidates.

Listed below is a small sample of the exciting opportunities for this
position- Please contact me for a more detailed document about the position.

Metro Arts believes that arts drive a more vibrant and equitable community.
The agency has a clear Theory of Change that seeks to Improve the Lives of Creative Workers, Deepen Cultural Access and Participation, and Support Creative Neighborhoods. We strive to ensure that all citizens of Nashville have access to a creative life through community investments, artist and organizational training, public art and creative placemaking, and direct programs that involve residents in all forms of arts and culture. The agency has a $3.7 million-dollar operating budget, a $5-7 million annual capital public art budget and 12 staff members.

The agency has made a deep and public commitment to cultural equity and has a cultural equity statement that underpins its values and actions.
Additionally, the agency has a multi-year relationship with Crossroads Anti-Racism to support the identification and change of policies and practices that drive inequity in the cultural ecosystem (Racial Equity in Arts Leadership). A sample of programs include: Poetry in Motion, Public Art Collection, Learning Lab, Arts Community Building Grants, and Restorative Justice and the Arts Program

Ms. Randi Frank
Randi Frank Consulting, LLC
203-213-3722 cell

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