Job Board

All MAAM members can post a position at no charge for 30 days. Non-members will be charged a rate of $50 for a 30 day posting.

As of August 1, 2018, all postings must include the following in accordance with administrative best practices: description of the position and organization, numerical salary or salary range, benefits, and desired level of experience. Contact info@midatlanticmuseums.org to post a position or to ask questions about posting on our site.

Director of Curatorial Services, Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation

Williamsburg, VA

Salary: $60,000-$83,000

Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation seeks experienced Director of Curatorial Services (DCS) for its living-history museums: Jamestown Settlement and American Revolution Museum at Yorktown. DCS guides exhibitions, collection growth/development, initiatives to enhance inclusivity, relevance and broaden audiences; brings scholarly expertise to interpretation; oversees 7 staff. PhD/equivalent preferred. MA required. Knowledge of 17th, 18th-century American history and 5+ years’ experience as curatorial administrator/senior curator at history museum or similar organization.

Apply by 9/17/2018. DETAILS: https://museum-search.com/all-searches/2018/8/7/jamestown-yorktown-foundation.

President/CEO, International Art & Artists

Washington D.C.

Salary: Compensation ranging from $120,000 to $145,000 plus health insurance, retirement plan and other benefits, and reasonable moving expense reimbursement (depending upon experience).

General Purpose: The Board of Trustees of International Arts & Artists (IA&A) is pleased to announce its international search for a President / CEO as a consequence of the impending retirement of its founder and CEO of 23 years. The President / CEO reports to the Board and is responsible for the organization’s consistent achievement of is mission and financial objectives.  IA&A is a distinctive and unique organization that requires the vision and leadership of a talented, energetic, dynamic, entrepreneurial, and thoughtful President / CEO who can continue its growth.

Ideal candidates will have –

  • A passion for IA&A’s mission of increasing cross-cultural understanding through the arts;
  • 10+ years appropriate professional experience, including at least five years in an executive role;
  • substantive connections in the arts and strong relationships with national & international arts leaders;
  • a record of success in the growth of her/his past endeavors;
  • a deep understanding of, and a driving commitment to, the arts and cultural exchange; and
  • the complete range of proven leadership and management skills befitting a CEO, including a strong grasp of finances and the ability to guide a talented, experienced staff.

Application: Submit a cover letter and a complete chronologically organized CV to christinep@artsandartists.org subject line: President / CEO. Apply immediately – applications will be considered as they arrive.  Accepted candidates for consideration will be contacted for more information and possible interviews.  To download the position announcement click here: IA&A_CEO

Director of Programs, Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

New Haven, CT

Salary: Expected salary range is $90K to $110K. Salary commensurate with experience.

General Purpose: Reporting to the Director of the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, the Director of Public Programs is responsible for creating a broad vision and framework for public programs that will enhance the understanding and appreciation of the Museum’s collections and exhibitions. The Director will build on and hone the current range of exhibition and educational programming offerings and forge the identity of the Museum’s public programs through active collaboration with Museum and University colleagues, as well as partners from the community. The Director will contribute significantly to the Museum’s role as a vital creative and intellectual force for its various constituencies, leading the strategic promotion of the Museum’s public programs. The Director will be expected to participate in the larger professional community of museum public programming, and serve as a leader in the field. Supervisory responsibilities include all exhibition and educational staff at the Peabody, as well as interns and students. Evening and weekend work will be required.

Required Education and Experience: Master’s Degree and five years of museum programming experience or equivalent education and experience.

Application: For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at http://bit.ly/2L2Z3GI. Please be sure to reference this website when applying for this position.

Executive Director, Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico

San Juan, Puerto Rico

Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico (MAPR) seeks enterprising, bilingual Executive Director with exceptional leadership skills. Expand fundraising, establish new donor relations, strengthen programs, grow audience. Build on the Museo’s international reputation presenting art of Puerto Rico from 17th century to the present. 30 full-time employees and $5 million budget. Unique opportunity to lead at a time of cultural rebirth on the Island following the 2017 hurricane. MAPR comprises 130,000 square feet of space, 22 exhibition galleries, education center, art conservation lab, on-site art storage, and a 400-seat auditorium. Full qualifications/how to apply: https://museum-search.com/open-searches/.

Deadline 9/3/2018 searchandref@museum-search.com. EOE. Nominations welcome.

Executive Director, Louisiana Art and Science Museum

Baton Rouge, LA

Louisiana Art and Science Museum (LASM), Baton Rouge seeks its next Executive Director on the retirement of Carol Gikas, after 39 years of service. The Director will be an exceptional leader and colleague, passionate about art and science, dedicated to the role of museums in communities, a champion of education and museum learning experiences. The Director will develop strategies that grow financial support, build audiences, promote lifelong learning and ensure best museum practices. Oversee budget of $2.3 million, and staff of 26. LASM is housed in a historic 87K-sq. ft. depot on the banks of the Mississippi River. 180,000 visitors participate in its many diverse family-centered programs encouraging discovery and creativity through art and science. The Pennington Planetarium has seen 1 million visitors since 2003. Should possess active interest in the intersection of art, science, and education.

Full description/to apply: https://museum-search.com/open-searches/.. Deadline 8/20/2018 searchandref@museum-search.com. EOE. Nominations welcome.

PO Box 4 Cooperstown, NY 13326

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