Amador Arts

After working as the Executive Director of AmadorArts since 2018, Meghan Joy O’Keefe is moving onto the AmadorArts Board of Directors and launching a statewide search for a new Executive Director of this local arts agency.

The Executive Director is the key management leader of AmadorArts and is responsible for overseeing the administration, business operations, programs, grants, and strategic plan of the organization. Other key duties include fundraising, multi-platform marketing, community outreach, and partnerships locally, statewide, & nationally. 

The position reports directly to the President of the Board of Directors.

Ideal applicant qualifications include:

• Bachelor’s Degree

• 3 to 5 years in non-profit management or equivalent small business experience

• Tech savy

• Exquisite written, verbal, and interpersonal skills

• Knowledge of Arts Education standards and Arts Grant systems/procedures preferred

• Detail-oriented, organized, and strict with deadlines

• Nimble & Flexible

• Professional appearance

• Bilingual (English & Spanish) preferred

30 hours per week at $33/hour

To be considered: send resume, Statement of Qualification, and a professional reference letter to by April 2, 2021. Interviews will be conducted by the AmadorArts Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access Advisory Committee in the week of April 5th through 9th via zoom. State date May 1, 2021. 

AmadorArts was established as a non-profit in 1982 and is the central dispenser of state and federal arts grants, acting as the liaison between the local art scene and the community at large. Amador County Arts Council is the State Local Partner to the California Arts Council, a state agency. Equal Opportunity Employer.

For more information on AmadorArts and for details on the Statement of Qualifications, visit Questions may be directed to Executive Director Meghan Joy O’Keefe at or (209) 256-8166.