The MOCA Director provides dynamic leadership in administering, directing, planning, policymaking, and staffing the organization, operations, and events of the City’s Museum of Contemporary Art. The Director works closely with the Board of Directors to refine, develop, and implement a progressive and innovative program for the Museum’s fundraising, exhibitions, collections management, educational activities, and community outreach.

This is highly responsible administrative work. The Director is responsible for acquisition, preservation, research, interpretation and presentation of all objects. The incumbent directs the Museum’s operations to include planning, development, education, public programming, finance, external communications, staffing and administration of all museum activities. Supervision is exercised over subordinate professionals, technical, clerical, and volunteer staff.  

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The Museum is seeking an experienced Public Programs Manager to handle all aspects of museum programming such as: receptions, lectures, symposia, music, dance, workshops, tours, artist lectures and dialogues with panels of other professionals.

Public Program Manager must be able to plan, organize, manage, and coordinate as well as designate programmatic/operational responsibilities of the Museum Department; to serve as a member of the department’s management team which is responsible for fulfilling the mission and carrying out the policies of the department; and to promote and participate in collaborative activities with other departments, counties, agencies, and community organizations.

Must be a highly creative thinker capable of conceptualizing wide-ranging, exciting, and informative programs that consider the Museum’s collections and exhibitions, as well as of the global issues around which the Museum’s mission has evolved. Additionally, the Public Programs Manager must be efficient and detail-oriented in order to produce events and manage their myriad details.

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To apply:

Send a letter of interest with your professional resume and at least 3 professional references by email to:

Alan Waufle, Assistant Director, [email protected]



 No calls please or drop in visits!



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