The Allentown Art Museum, an AAM-accredited museum, seeks an
energetic, knowledgeable, and engaged leader with a proven track
record of museum experience and a vision for the future to serve as
the new President/CEO. The President will provide leadership for
the Museum’s operations, exhibition, and educational and
fundraising programs to move the Museum forward as a significant
player in the rebirth of downtown Allentown and the enhancement of
the Lehigh Valley.
The successful candidate will bring experience, enthusiasm, and
knowledge to the work of the Museum, in partnership with a skilled
and committed staff, a dedicated volunteer Board of Trustees, and
many other volunteers. The President/CEO will have the opportunity
to build a sustainable operating model for the Museum, articulate
and implement the recently developed strategic plan and engage
current and prospective donors, as well as leaders throughout the
community, in supporting the Museum through successful fundraising
and reputation enhancement.
The Allentown Art Museum is a vital arts and educational
institution in the greater Lehigh Valley. The mission of the Museum
is to enrich the lives of the widest possible audience of visitors
by engaging, informing, and inspiring them through the activities
of collecting, preserving, studying, exhibiting, and interpreting
important works of visual art. Visit www.allentownartmuseum.org for
MA. or M.F.A. required; PhD preferred.
Significant museum experience in a director, senior curator, or
other leadership position, and knowledge of museum standards, best
practices, and trends to maintain the Museum’s AAM accreditation,
develop and oversee an active exhibition program, and keep the
Museum moving forward.
Fundraising and development experience, preferably including
individual and corporate gifts, grants, events and the ability to
attract new members and donors and to steward current
Ability to speak in an engaging and persuasive manner about art,
wide-ranging exhibitions and programs, and the value of museums to
varied constituencies including collectors, civic officials,
foundations, members, and a diverse public.
Financial acumen and strong emotional intelligence.
The Allentown Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer
. All applicants will be considered for employment without
attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.
How to Apply —submit comprehensive CV with cover letter that
sets out your interest in the role and describes the aspects of
your experience relevant to the above criteria. Include names and
contact info for three references. References will not be
approached until the final stages and not without prior permission
from candidates. Applications received by June 23 have best
opportunity for consideration. Submit to:
Job ID: 54168210
Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States
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