National Endowment for the Arts Job Vacancy: Design Director

Dec 16, 2009

Agency: National Endowment For The Arts

Job Announcement Number: 9903

SALARY RANGE: 120,830.00 - 153,200.00 USD /year

OPEN PERIOD: Monday, December 14, 2009 to Tuesday, February 16, 2010

SERIES & GRADE: GS-0301-15/15

POSITION INFORMATION: Full-Time Temporary position not to exceed 2 years

DUTY LOCATIONS: vacancy(s) in one of the following locations: 1 vacancy - Washington DC Metro Area, DC

WHO MAY BE CONSIDERED: Applications will be accepted from United States citizens and nationals.

TARGETED WORK ENVIRONMENT(S): Flexible Arrangements Flexible Arrangements: Attracting applicants who want a work environment that welcomes and accommodates traditional and flexible work arrangements.


As the Design Director, you will be responsible for providing national leadership and direction concerning agency assessments of funding and other assistance for the field of Design. You will report directly to the Deputy Chairman for Grants and Awards and serve as the Agency's nationally recognized expert and authority in the field of Design, including architecture, urban design, city and community planning, product design, graphic design, landscape architecture, and design principles that promote smart growth, sustainability and livable communities.

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), an independent Federal agency and the official arts organization of the United States government, supports excellence in the arts, both new and established; brings the arts to all Americans; and provides leadership in arts education. We are motivated by the vision of a nation in which artistic excellence is celebrated, supported, and available to all Americans. If you share our vision, and are excited by the possibility of making a difference in the cultural life of the Nation, please consider joining us.

The NEA is a mission-driven organization with a generous benefits package: paid vacation, sick days, holidays, health and life insurance, and an excellent retirement package.

Cut-off date: January 15, 2010 is the initial cut-off date for applicant consideration for this position. Applications received after the cut-off date will be considered if needed.

For more information about this position, please see the complete job announcement on the USA JOBS website.

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  • Resume and supporting documents (See How to Apply)
  • Registered for Selective Service, if applicable (See Other Information)
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National Endowment for the Arts
1100 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Room 627
Washington, DC 20506


For questions about this job:

Anita Green
Phone: (202) 682-5405