Director

Company Name: 

Director, Wichita Falls Museum of Art, Midwestern State University

Address: 

2 Eureka Circle
Wichita Falls, TX 76308

Contact Name: 

Connie Rosemont or Marilyn Hoffman

Email: 

searchandref@museum-search.com

Job Description: 

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 including works in all media by regional/national contemporary artists. 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. Reports to the Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs, oversees 6 full-time staff, and develops annual budget of $500,000, plus significant in-kind university support from multiple departments. RESPONSIBILITIES: Be an effective advocate and communicator with broad constituencies. Oversee a robust schedule of annual exhibitions and programs, supplementing and managing university support. Develop long-range financial objectives. Oversee professional staff, artistic programming. Required: MA or equivalent in relevant field. 4+ 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 www.museum-search.com/open-searches/. Apply by 3/15/2019 to SearchandRef@museum-search.com. EOE. Nominations welcome.