Race and Equity Manager

California Arts Council

Sacramento, CA

Race and Equity Manager
California Arts Council


The California Arts Council is a state agency that aims to exemplify government of, by and for the people of California. We are committed to developing an organizational culture that actively addresses barriers to equity, prioritizing racial equity and its cultural intersections.

We work to address society’s systemic barriers and are seeking the perfect candidate to serve as the first Race and Equity Manager. This manager-level position is integral to implementing the agency’s first Racial Equity Action Plan and equity priorities. The Race and Equity Manager is a thought-leader for the agency, setting a precedent for our racial equity work for California’s arts & culture field.

Under the general direction of the Deputy Director, the Race and Equity Manager (Staff Services Manager I Specialist) is a key member of the Executive Team that provides strategic direction for institutionalizing racial equity in the Agency. The Race and Equity Manager will help lead the Agency’s Racial Equity Initiative, which includes editing and implementation of the Racial Equity Action Plan.

Click here to view an informational recruitment flyer.


For complete position and application details, visit the CalCareers job posting here.


This is a California state civil service job. Only those candidates who qualify based on the Staff Services Manager I exam are eligible to apply for this position. If you are not already on the Staff Services Manager I list, start by taking the brief survey of your experience here: https://exams.spb.ca.gov/exams/SSM1/index.cfm

When you have finished the exam, a page will pop up, showing your score and indicating whether you have passed. Please save this page and submit it to us with all required documents on the Job Application Checklist.

Contact:Ayanna Kiburi
Email:[email protected]
Addressee:1300 I Street
Address: Suite 900
Website: www.arts.ca.gov

Deadline: 05-13-2020

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