MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART (MOCA) DIRECTOR
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.
MOCA ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
Highly responsible administrative work in planning, organizing, staffing, and directing the activities and events of the City’s Museum of Contemporary Art to provide art, cultural, and educational programs to the citizens and visitors of the City. The Assistant Director provides conceptual leadership through specialized knowledge of the discipline of the museum, and is responsible for professional practices such as acquisition, preservation, interpretation and presentation of all objects.
The Education Curator creates and implements educational programs to augment and interpret museum exhibitions.
This is highly specialized work assisting the Director and Exhibition Committee to establish the educational component of exhibitions . An employee in this class selects guest artists, instructors and lecturers. This person also works with the Director/Chief Curator on creating the educational component of each exhibition as well as the didactic presentation of art to enhance public access to art. Responsibilities include writing text panels and informational guides for exhibition, developing, implementing, evaluating and/or supervising the museum’s educational programs such as organizing school tours; supervising school personnel; teacher training programs; developing special educational programs, organizing adult educational programs, which include lectures, films, symposia, trips, concerts, and other special events related to exhibitions, collections, and the museum’s mission; training and supervising docents; acts as liaison with educational agencies. Incumbent works under the general direction of an administrative supervisor, but exercises a large degree of independent judgment in carrying out duties.
PUBLIC PROGRAMS MANAGER
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.
Send a letter of interest with your professional resume and at least 3 professional references by email to:
Alan Waufle, Assistant Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
No calls please or drop in visits!