Director of Exhibitions, The Morris Museum
The Morris Museum curates beauty, experience, thought, and conversation centered in its collections of art, music, history, and science. Founded in 1913 in Morristown, New Jersey the Museum serves both a local and international constituency through its wide variety of collections, exhibition,s and performing-arts productions. The Museum provides extensive, family-friendly educational programs complimented by sophisticated pubic programming for adults. It also houses the creatively-utilized, 312-Seat Bickford Threatre. The Director of Exhibitions is a newly-created position whose goal will be to deepen exhibition content, elevate curatorial leadership, and broaden exhibition perspectives. He or she will provide curatorial leadership and, as a part of the Museum’s senior management team, articulate clear and unique curatorial voice for the Museum. The ideal candidate will be looking to take the next step in his or her curatorial career, ready to embrace significant responsibility.
Manager of Operations, Nemours Estate (Nemour Mansion and Garden)
Working closely with the Executive Director and as part of the Estate Leadership Team, the Manager of Operations participates in long-range planning and manages the business operations of Nemours Estate in accordance with Nemours’ enterprise policies, systems and processes, as well as with standards, best practices and ethics of the museum profession. Key areas of operational managerial oversight include, but are not limited to, budget and finance, human resources and employee (Associate) engagement, timekeeping, purchasing and procurement, contracting, compliance, continuous improvement, information services, and/or project management.
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Director of Learning and Interpretation, Portland Museum of Art
Portland Museum of Art (PMA) www.portlandmuseum.org with its extensive collection and nationally renowned exhibitions, is the cultural heart of Portland, Maine. Its mission is to engage audiences in a dialogue about the relevance of art and culture to our everyday lives. PMA seeks an innovative Director of Learning and Interpretation (DLI) to create and implement a vision for the Learning and Interpretation Department (L&I) as PMA fundamentally changes the way the public interacts with the Museum. DLI will develop creative ways to proactively reach non-traditional audiences and develop new approaches for them to engage with the collections. DLI leads staff of four, plus docents/interns, manages $200,000 budget and reports to Deputy Director/Chief Curator. PMA’s collection includes American, European, and contemporary art, plus iconic works by Maine artists. PMA also owns/interprets Winslow Homer’s studio. PMA welcomes 140,000 visitors annually, including 8,000 schoolchildren, and offers learning opportunities for all ages. Duties: Oversee all aspects of L&I program, from vision to implementation. Establish and communicate educational philosophy, methodologies. In collaboration with other departments, develop interpretive programs and in-gallery experiences for special exhibitions, permanent installations, and Winslow Homer Studio that offer intellectually engaging content for diverse audiences and foster dialogue and connections between collections and audiences. Lead programmatic initiatives related to PMA’s inclusivity and diversity plan. Develop/manage L&I budget. Lead/inspire team of motivated staff/volunteers/interns. Serve as liaison/advocate for L&I at Museum meetings. Collaborate with Philanthropy department to identify/obtain funding for L&I activities. Participate in community activities. Qualifications: MA/MS in Museum Studies/Museum Education/Art History, 5+ years museum leadership experience. Creative skills to envision expanded role for L&I, and administrative skills to lead its implementation. Strong written/verbal communication, interpersonal, & organizational skills. Desire to work in team-oriented, non-hierarchical environment where new ideas are welcomed. For more information about living and working in Portland, see Visit Portland Maine and the Portland Regional Chamber of Commerce. For full job description/application, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Apply by 5/21/18. EOE.
Director, Snite Museum of Art
Notre Dame, IN
The University of Notre Dame seeks a director for the Snite Museum of Art at a pivotal moment. Director will work with university officials selecting the architect, constructing and opening the new Raclin Murphy Museum of Art. Will shape exhibitions and continue to enhance the Snite’s role in the university within new Arts District. Reports to the Vice President/Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs and works with a generous Advisory Council. Leads staff of 16 serving over 7,000 ND students and faculty, 15,000 primary and secondary school students, and over 43,000 visitors annually. AAMD museum. Responsibilities: Provide vision and lead strategic planning; play key part in planning and launching new museum; oversee operations and finances; conduct research for exhibitions and publications; work with development office to raise remaining capital for the new museum (lead gifts in hand); ensure completion of major digitizing project; act as advocate/public face of museum. Qualifications: MA or PhD in Art History, Fine Arts or Museum Studies; at least five years’ directing an art museum or leading a large department; experience with facility-planning and construction or similar large-scale museum project. ND is located 90 miles from Chicago. For detailed criteria, visit http://museum-search.com/open- searches/ EOE.
Museum Director/Chief Operating Officer, National Veterans Memorial & Museum
NVMM seeks an innovative, entrepreneurial, experienced and visionary museum leader, who demonstrates a passion for engaging others in a lifelong learning agenda while delivering a high-quality experience that is financially sustainable through solid programs, exhibits marketing, and business practices. The successful leader will value all military service and the veterans’ experience. Experience working for a start-up organization or organization that has experienced tremendous growth would be highly desired. Particularly helpful would be a background of launching innovative, groundbreaking programs resulting in long-term funding and stable revenue streams.
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