The Assistant Director is a key member of the Museum’s senior management team, working in close collaboration with the Director in manifesting the organization’s mission. This position provides forward-thinking and dynamic leadership for the curatorial and exhibition programs. This new position comes at an important moment in the museum’s history. In 2017 the museum brought on a new Director, and this position is expected to be a partner in the realization of an ambitious and exciting vision for the museum.
This individual functions as the Chief Curator for the museum and as such is responsible for working with the Director to set strategic priorities related to growth, display, and interpretation of the museum’s permanent collection as well as setting the direction of a dynamic exhibitions program, conducts research and scholarship, and coordinates content for supporting publications. The Assistant Director will see opportunities for different and innovative approaches for presenting collections and exhibitions objects and related material that will incorporate traditional connoisseurship and art historical rigor within a holistic approach to visitor experience and engagement.