Executive Director and President

Company Name: 

The Museum of Russian Art


5500 Stevens Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55419

Contact Name: 

Connie Rosemont or Marilyn Hoffman



Job Description: 

The Museum of Russian Art seeks experienced Executive Director and President to lead young, vibrant museum toward its goal of becoming a nationally recognized center for Russian art and culture. Seeking highly visible leader, enthusiastic about Russian culture, an effective fundraiser and experienced operational manager. Strategic thinker with vision to develop the museum’s $1.3M annual budget, provide oversight for an ambitious exhibition/program schedule, oversee a staff of 13, work closely with 19-member board to strengthen operations and financially anchor the Museum.  With board, set direction, goals and priorities; fundraise for operations, programs and capital projects; build national and international networks; review organizational infrastructure and align with strategic plans; leverage current momentum to build larger audiences. REQUIRED: 4+-years’ executive leadership experience in museum or related institution; MA in art history, Russian studies or equivalent; Russian-speaker; strong communications skills.  Fundraising experience a plus. Nominations are welcome. Details at: https://museum-search.com/open-searches/. Email cover letter and résumé (Word documents preferred), salary range, and names of 3 references with contact information by January 14, 2019, to Connie Rosemont, Senior Search Consultant, and Marilyn Hoffman, Principal, at: searchandref@museum-search.com.  References will not be contacted without prior permission of the applicant.  EOE.