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Director, Art Galleries

MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: The director of the University Galleries is an innovative, entrepreneurial, and visionary leader capable of elevating an already well respected enterprise into a recognized leader in its field. The director is broadly knowledgeable in art with a sophisticated understanding of issues and opportunities associated with contemporary cultural organizations. The director is expected to articulate a compelling vision for the integration of exhibition, education, and engagement, one that positions the galleries as an essential component of the intellectual life of the university, a rich resource for the surrounding community, and a willing partner for cultural institutions throughout the region. MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:     Reporting to the dean of the College of the Arts, the director must be equally adept at both the curatorial and the managerial responsibilities of the position. Among these are exhibition planning, program development, audience development, budget development and management, internal and external communications, strategic planning, and operations including the supervision of an administrative staff. The director must also demonstrate a keen interest in acquiring increased external resources to support gallery programs and a willingness to collaborate in the fundraising and donor engagement efforts of the College of the Arts. • Performs other duties as assigned.  The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position. QUALIFICATIONS: A minimum of seven years' experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities of the position. An advanced degree in a relevant field. Exceptional leadership, decision-making, interpersonal, planning, and organizational skills. Strong written and oral communication skills. Enthusiasm for the use of technology to advance objectives. SALARY RANGE: Commensurate with experience and qualifications STARTING DATE: Early in 2018, subject to the availability of the successful candidate SEND RESUME:   Apply here: Please submit a letter outlining interest and qualifications together with a résumé. Candidates who proceed in the search process will be expected to provide three letters of reference as well as official undergraduate and graduate transcripts. APPLY BY:   Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

About This Job

  • University Galleries - Montclair State University
  • Montclair, NJ
  • Category: Professional
  • Posted: November 8, 2017