Title Director
Organization Wichita Falls Museum of Art, Midwestern State University
Closing Date
Location Wichita Falls, TX
Information

Wichita Falls (TX) Museum of Art at Midwestern State University (WFMA) seeks an innovative, collaborative Director to position the museum as a vibrant and interdisciplinary laboratory for exhibitions, programs and events, benefiting the university, city life, and the broader North Texas community. WFMA, first accredited in 1973, has a significant collection of 3,000 works of American art, focused on works-on-paper and emphasizing the development of American printmaking, as well as works in all media by regional/national contemporary artists. Its expansive, recently renovated facility includes an outdoor pavilion for concerts and special events. The new director will bring great imagination, excel at communications, and seek collaborative opportunities to provide a welcoming, rich and engaging museum experience on campus and beyond. The Director reports to the Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs, oversees 6 full-time staff, and develops an annual budget of $500,000, plus significant in-kind university support from departments including marketing, advancement, HR, security and facilities. RESPONSIBILITIES: Be the face of the museum and an effective advocate and communicator with broad constituencies. Energetically bring in resources to mount a robust schedule of annual exhibitions and programs, supplementing and effectively managing university support and developing long-range financial objectives. Oversee professional staff and artistic programming. Required: Advanced degree in art history, art, museum studies or related field. Minimum four years’ experience in a museum executive-leadership position. Fundraising track-record; financial acumen; excellent communication/collaboration skills; engaging, creative leader. Academic-museum experience an asset.

Details/how to apply at http://www.museum-search.com/open-searches/.

Apply by 3/15/2019 to SearchandRef@museum-search.com. EOE. Nominations welcome.

Website http://www.wfmamsu.org