Director

Company Name: 

Snite Museum of Art, University of Notre Dame

Address: 

100 Moose Krause Cir
Notre Dame, IN 46556

Contact Name: 

Scott Stevens or Marilyn Hoffman

Email: 

searchandref@museum-search.com

Job Description: 

The University of Notre Dame seeks a director for the Snite Museum of Art at a pivotal moment. Director will work with university officials selecting the architect, constructing and opening the new Raclin Murphy Museum of Art. Will shape exhibitions and continue to enhance the Snite’s role in the university within new Arts District. Reports to the Vice President/Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs and works with a generous Advisory Council. Leads staff of 16 serving over 7,000 ND students and faculty, 15,000 primary and secondary school students, and over 43,000 visitors annually. AAMD museum. Responsibilities: Provide vision and lead strategic planning; play key part in planning and launching new museum; oversee operations and finances; conduct research for exhibitions and publications; work with development office to raise remaining capital for the new museum (lead gifts in hand); ensure completion of major digitizing project; act as advocate/public face of museum. Qualifications: MA or PhD in Art History, Fine Arts or Museum Studies; at least five years’ directing an art museum or leading a large department; experience with facility-planning and construction or similar large-scale museum project.  ND is located 90 miles from Chicago.  For detailed criteria, visit http://museum-search.com/open-searches/  EOE.  Nominations welcome.