The Associate Director will partner with the Co-Directors of the Museum to manage the operational and logistical side of the Bowdoin College Museum of Art. The incumbent works closely with the college’s financial offices to ensure current and long-term effectiveness of all financial functions of the Museum, and with the college’s development offices on grant proposals and reports. The position oversees museum contracts, the communications program, and the museum shop. As part of the leadership of the of Museum the Associate Director participates in strategic planning and in the development and implementation of the Museum’s Anti-Racism Strategic Plan.
- Responsible for the current and long-term effectiveness of all financial functions of the Museum. Works closely with the other financial offices on campus.
- Manages Museum accounts; prepares and monitors operating, exhibition, acquisition and conservation budgets.
- In collaboration with Museum staff, develops and monitors production schedules for exhibitions and publications.
- Works closely with the college’s development offices to ensure coordination on potential funding opportunities. Prepares grant budgets and reports.
- With the Co-Directors, oversees the communications programs of the Museum.
- Oversees Museum shop operations.
Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm. Occasional overtime and weekend hours required. For full consideration, applications should be received by January 17, 2023. Salary Range for this position is expected to be: Minimum $70,000 – Maximum $80,000
- A Bachelor’s degree is required or MBA preferred
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Ability to interact effectively with a diverse group of faculty, staff and other constituents;
- Excellent computer skills
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- The successful candidate will have broadly based financial, supervisory and operational skills with a successful track record of progressive financial management experience.
- The successful candidate should have experience or strong familiarity with financial accounting, strategic planning, human resources and risk management principles, techniques and practices.
- Ideally, this experience will include a record of accomplishment in a museum environment or in arts administration.