The Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums seeks an energetic, dynamic, creative, and networked professional to lead the Mid-Atlantic’s regional museum association as the Executive Director. This position reports to an active board of directors consisting of regional museum professionals and industry partners and is responsible for the overall operation of the Association. The Association is dedicated to the philosophy that museums must be more inclusive, participatory, and sustainable and that museums can change people’s lives. The successful candidate should share MAAM’s commitment to equity, diversity, and integrity in the field and work to actively promote these ideas. We value collaboration, accountability, and innovation.
The Executive Director must have daily operational skills combined with visionary thinking abilities to lead the Association’s direction, programs, and membership. The Executive Director is responsible for managing and developing an innovative program schedule which presently includes two annual conferences, workshops, networking opportunities, and other resources and materials.
MAAM is in a period of expanding its members’ services, and the ED is responsible for successfully delivering the Association’s membership services. The Executive Director must have a working knowledge of professional best practices, national trends, and current challenges in the museum sector. As the main spokesperson for the Association and as a leader in the field, the Executive Director must be able to work collaboratively with other organizations and represent MAAM to museums, state and national agencies, universities, corporations, and foundations, along with state, regional, and national museum associations.
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