Director [Notre Dame, USA]





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Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame


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Notre Dame, IN USA


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The University of Notre Dame seeks a director for the Snite Museum of Art at a pivotal moment. The Director will work with university officials selecting the architect, constructing and opening in 2021 the new Raclin Murphy Museum of Art at Notre Dame. Will shape exhibitions and continue to enhance the Snite’s role in the University within a new Arts District. Reports to the Vice President/Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs and works with a generous Advisory Council. Leads staff of 16 serving over 7,000 ND students and faculty, 15,000 primary and secondary-school students, and over 43,000 visitors annually. AAMD museum. Responsibilities: Provide vision and lead strategic planning; play key part planning and launching the new museum; oversee operations and finances; conduct research for exhibitions and publications; work with development office to raise remaining capital for new museum (lead gifts in hand); ensure completion of a major digitizing project; act as advocate for/public face of museum; coordinate and partner with ND academic departments, colleges and schools to enhance role of the arts in the curriculum. Qualifications: Must be versed in current art-museum innovations; an outgoing, collaborative relationship builder. MA or PhD in Art History, Fine Arts or Museum Studies; at least five years’ directing an art museum or leading a large museum department; experience with facility-planning and construction, or similar large-scale museum project. ND is situated in an upcoming small Indiana city with low cost of living 90-miles from Chicago. For detailed criteria, Visit EOE, no faith requirement. Nominations welcome.

How to Apply
Email cover letter and résumé (Word documents preferred), salary requirement, and names of 3 references with contact information by May 21, 2018 to: Scott Stevens and Marilyn Hoffman, Museum Search and Reference, References will not be contacted without prior permission of the applicant.