President and Executive Director

Company Name: 

Louisiana Art & Science Museum

Address: 

100 S River Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

Contact Name: 

Dan Keegan or Marilyn Hoffman

Email: 

searchandref@museum-search.com

Job Description: 

Louisiana Art and Science Museum (LASM), Baton Rouge seeks its next Executive Director on the retirement of Carol Gikas, after 39 years of service. The Director will be an exceptional leader and colleague, passionate about art and science, dedicated to the role of museums in communities, a champion of education and museum learning experiences. The Director will develop  strategies that grow financial support, build audiences, promote lifelong learning and ensure best museum practices. Oversee budget of $2.3 million, and staff of 26. LASM is housed in a historic 87K-sq. ft. depot on the banks of the Mississippi River. 180,000 visitors participate in its many diverse family-centered programs encouraging discovery and creativity through art and science. The Pennington Planetarium has seen 1 million visitors since 2003. Should possess active interest in the intersection of art, science, and education. Full description/to apply: https://museum-search.com/open-searches/.. Deadline 8/20/2018 searchandref@museum-search.com. EOE. Nominations welcome.