Executive Director, Museum of Nebraska Art
Salary: $110,000 – $125,000
The Museum of Nebraska Art (MONA; www.mona.unk.edu/mona) in Kearney, Nebraska, with a mission to celebrate the history of Nebraska’s visual art, seeks a dynamic, engaging new leader. This is an opportunity to lead a unique, financially stable museum with a statewide reach and exciting plans for the future. Operating budget: $1.5M; $4.4M endowment. Seven full time, eight part-time employees. MONA is a private nonprofit affiliated with the University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK).
The Executive Director will have the opportunity to create and implement a vision for the museum; oversee a robust and growing collection and an active schedule of long-term and changing exhibitions; explore options for reaching new local and statewide audiences; partner with UNK to strengthen and expand the connection between the organizations; lead and inspire a hardworking, dedicated staff; be part of a community that supports the arts and culture, has a strong philanthropic presence, and a diverse and thriving economy; and be part of the statewide arts community. S/he will have strong management, fundraising, communication, and organizational skills; the capacity to inspire and support dedicated staff; the desire to be MONA’s public face; and a passion for American regional art.
MA/MS in Museum Studies/Arts Administration or similar degree required. Background in art history; American art preferred. Minimum of five years’ leadership experience in an art museum or similar setting. Experience in a community-based or regional museum desirable. Familiarity with academic museums helpful but not required.
For a full job description and information on how to apply, contact search consultant Gail Nessell Colglazier: email@example.com. Application deadline: 8/12/19. EOE/Veterans/Disabled. More information available here: http://midatlanticmuseums.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/MONA-announcement-FINAL.pdf
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