Current Opening – Executive Director

The Arrowhead Regional Arts Council (ARAC), headquartered in Duluth, MN, is seeking a dynamic leader to serve in the role of Executive Director.

The Executive Director is responsible for providing direction and leadership toward the achievement of the Arrowhead Regional Arts Council’s vision and mission to facilitate and encourage local arts development.

ARAC is one of eleven regional arts councils in Minnesota that uses public and private funding to support the arts throughout the state. Geographically, ARAC is the largest of the eleven regions and serves a robust arts and cultural economy of $83.3 million dollars a year.

General responsibilities for the new Executive Director include leading the organization’s professional staff, oversight of grant program administration, financial oversight and data reporting to the Minnesota State Arts Board and The McKnight Foundation, and serves as staff liaison with the Forum of Regional Arts Councils of Minnesota, the Minnesota State Arts Board, and The McKnight Foundation.

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Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes a benefit package.

If you wish to apply, please send a cover letter and your resume to

Application deadline is Sunday, April 23, 2017.