Jason Rapp

Four new positions open at SCAC

UPDATE: Arts learning x 2, grants, and something new

APPLICATION DEADLINES EXTENDED: Sunday, August 22, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. (all four)


Updated 30 July 2021 at 13:48 ET.

The S.C. Arts Commission is hiring.

By now you have probably heard that South Carolina is making a massive investment in arts learning. With that will come increased demand for S.C. Arts Commission grants and other services. To ensure constituent service remains at a high level, applications are now being accepted for three positions serving grants and arts learning.

Arts Learning Director

Designs, manages, and implements statewide programs for schools and districts, arts organizations, and arts learning programs.  Working under supervision of the Deputy Director, they play a vital role in working with constituents: grantees, educators, artists, teaching artists, organizations, and partner agencies. Provides consulting and technical assistance to constituents within assigned programmatic areas.

K12 Arts Education Coordinator

Coordinates and implements activities, research, and administrative duties for the Arts Commission’s K-12 initiatives including grants and direct programs. Working under supervision of the Arts Learning Director, they play a vital role in working with constituents, grantees, schools, organizations, and partner entities. Provides consulting and technical assistance to constituents within assigned programmatic areas.

Assistant Grants Coordinator

Ensures accurate and efficient processing of grants from application to final report in a cloud-based grants management system. Serves as the initial point of contact for requests for grants information and customer service. Working under supervision of the deputy director, they serve as a member of the Arts Commission’s grants team and play a vital role in working with constituents, grantees, schools, organizations, and partner entities. Duties include grants office administration and grants processing.


Select works from the State Art Collection adorn the walls at the South Carolina Arts Commission.

Introducing Arts Industry

The SCAC works to increase public participation in the arts by providing grants, direct programs, staff assistance and partnerships in three key areas: arts education, community arts development, and artist development.

Soon, arts industry will be added as a fourth key area.

Arts Industry Director

The agency envisions its first arts industry director as someone who designs, manages, and implements statewide programs for arts organizations, including local arts councils, nonprofits, businesses, and non-arts organizations serving as arts providers.

Working under supervision of the deputy director, they play a vital role in working with constituents, grantees, organizations, and partner agencies. Provide consulting and technical assistance to arts organizations, arts providers, and arts businesses within assigned programmatic areas. Chair the State Art Collection committee and manages the State Art Collection coordinator.


About the South Carolina Arts Commission

The mission of the South Carolina Arts Commission (SCAC) is to promote equitable access to the arts and support the cultivation of creativity in South Carolina. We envision a South Carolina where the arts are valued and all people benefit from a variety of creative experiences.

A state agency created by the South Carolina General Assembly in 1967, the SCAC works to increase public participation in the arts by providing grants, direct programs, staff assistance and partnerships in three key areas: arts education, community arts development, and artist development. Headquartered in Columbia, the SCAC is funded by the state of South Carolina, by the federal government through the National Endowment for the Arts, and other sources. Visit SouthCarolinaArts.com or call 803.734.8696, and follow @scartscomm on social media.


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