Museum Director

Company Name: 

Eternal Gandhi Museum Houston (EGMH)

Contact Name: 

Atul Kothari


(713) 785-3900


Job Description: 

The Eternal Gandhi Museum Houston (EGMH) seeks a fulltime Director to help open and oversee the museum’s operations. This one-of-kind museum is dedicated to promoting Gandhi’s example of non-violence. The museum will prioritize school children via docent-led visits and feature state-of-the-art interactive exhibitions.

We’re seeking a seasoned museum professional to establish all organizational systems and build a staff of eight. The Director will report to the Board President and will support the museum’s ongoing fundraising activities.  The Director will oversee all operations including hiring, supervision, budgeting, marketing, and implementing museum policies.  Professional exhibitions will be in place but will require staff and supporting docents/volunteers to animate the visitor experience. Importantly, the Director will oversee the museum’s Grand Opening.


The successful candidate will have strong experience with:

            Museum Management/Administration

            Marketing and Social Media 


            Nonprofit Governing Boards

            Financial Management/Fiscal Oversight

            Understanding of Museum Practices and Operations


We need a Director who can enthusiastically establish strong community relations and is eager to further Gandhi’s commitment to non-violence.

The annual salary range is $80,000 to $120,000 based on qualifications and experience.  

To apply (or seek additional information)  please send a letter of interest and list of qualifications/resume to Mr. Atul Kothari via email (  Please describe the experience and skills that you would bring to the job and address your interest in the position as a strong step in your professional career.