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President and CEO
Company: Allentown Art Museum
Location: Allentown, PA
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 07/08/2020
Expire Date: 09/08/2020
Job Categories: Arts, Entertainment, and Media
Job Description
President and CEO
Opportunity Qualifications

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 Museumís 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.

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 July 20 have best opportunity for consideration. Submit to: hr@allentownartmuseum.org
Qualifications & Requirements
Essential Qualifications

M. A. 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 Museumís 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 relationships.

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.
Contact Information
Company Name: Allentown Art Museum
Contact Email: hr@allentownartmuseum.org
Website: www.allentownartmuseum.org...
Company Description:
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 more information. 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.
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