Current Openings

Grants Manager – deadline to apply is August 30th, 2018
Job Type: Full-Time Salary: $39,000 – $44,000 annually depending on experience.
Details: ARAC is currently seeking an innovative and outgoing person to oversee the grant programs for the Arrowhead Regional Arts Council. The arts council operates grant programs and provides services for artists in the seven-county area of Northeastern Minnesota, an area of more than 18,000 square miles with rural, urban, wilderness, and industrial communities. The job requires significant outreach (expect to be on the road almost every week) plus detailed work helping artists and arts organizations apply. The grants manager also coordinates community review panels that make decisions about applications and grant awards. A commitment to inclusion and equity is a must. You should be flexible and enjoy working as part of a team. Duties include working with current grant programs, evaluating those programs, planning changes in existing programs, and creating new programs.
Experience: B.A. degree and some experience working with artists and grant programs.
How to Apply: Applications due Thursday, August 30th. Send cover letter and resume to

The Arrowhead Regional Arts Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Board/Panel Members:

Board Member – open until filled
ARAC is currently seeking individuals who are interested in serving on its board. There are six openings for the next term starting July 1, 2018:

  • Aitkin County representative
  • Student Liaison member

For more information on board member requirements and how to apply, click here.

Grant Review Panelist
ARAC is currently seeking individuals who are interested in serving on Grant Review Panels. Serving as a grant review panelist is a great opportunity for those who wish to serve with ARAC but cannot commit to a 3-year board term.

For more information on being a panelist and how to apply, click here.