Director and Chief Curator

Miami University
Ohio, United States
Salary Not specified
Dec 16, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

The JEFFREY HORRELL `75 AND RODNEY ROSE DIRECTOR OF THE ART MUSEUM provides active oversight for all aspects of Art Museum operations, from physical plant to personnel, exhibitions, programming, and marketing.

Duties include and are not limited to: Manage and oversee the daily operations of the Art Museum; Implement museum policies and procedures in accordance with current University guidelines and professional best practices; Manage budgeted and endowed accounts; approval of departmental expenditures; Conduct regular staff meetings to coordinate upcoming exhibitions and events; participate in divisional and university committees as well as advisory groups; Conduct tours and provide lectures about collections and exhibitions; provide specialized advice about art and collecting; work with current and prospective donors; Coordinate, implement and review long-range planning strategies for the Art Museum; Maintain personnel files for unclassified staff, including annual reviews and salary recommendations; conduct annual reviews of classified staff.

Requirements: Master's degree in Museum Studies, Art History, Arts Management or Business Administration with 5-8 years of full-time museum experience. Experience in these areas may be earned concurrently.

Position is not eligible for H1B sponsorship.

Consideration may be given to candidates with a Doctoral degree in Art History.

Submit cover letter, curriculum vita to The program will request letters of recommendation from references listed in application. Inquiries can be addressed to Pepper Stetler at  Screening of applications will begin January 4, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

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