Executive Director

Company Name: 

Museum of the Southwest


1705 W Missouri Ave
Midland, TX 79701

Contact Name: 

Dan Keegan or Marilyn Hoffman



Job Description: 

Museum of the Southwest (MSW) seeks enterprising/energetic Executive Director to advance programming, oversee the multidisciplinary campus, lead renovations, capital campaign. MSW comprises three museums on five-acre campus: Art Museum, Children's Museum, and Planetarium. http://www.museumsw.org. Museums are undergoing major renovations in phases. Phase I is complete and comprised the renovation of Art Museum galleries and offices. Phase II will update the Children's Museum interior.  Phase III will address the Planetarium/Science Museum needs and other public spaces. Support a staff of 22, an active annual schedule of special events, and annual budget of $1.5 million. OPPORTUNITIES: Enhance programs, exhibitions, revitalize spaces, build audiences.  Strengthen collection, programs, grow endowment. REQUIRED: 5 years' experience directing a museum or heading a large department. Minimum M.A. preferred.  Sociable, collaborative, strategic leader fundraiser. Expertise in visual art, children's or science museums. Art expertise a plus. Qualifications/how to apply: www.museum-search.com. Deadline 4/5/18 to searchandref@museum-search.com. EOE. Nominations welcome.