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Columbia Museum of Art (South Carolina)
Columbia Museum of Art, SC (CMA) seeks an experienced, visionary Executive Director. CMA recently completed a $16 million capital campaign to expand exhibition and education space, received a 2016 National Medal for Museum and Library Services Award and is the premier arts organization in the State. Located close to the State Capital and University of South Carolina campus, CMA is the anchor of Columbia’s revitalized downtown business and residential area.
Superb gifts from the Kress Collection anchor a growing collection of over 7,000 works of European, American, Asian and African-American art. The Museum is committed to expanding its collection of work by women and African American artists. CMA maintains a lively schedule of temporary exhibits. Exhibitions, innovative educational programming and special events make CMA Columbia’s cultural hub.
To enhance formal learning from kindergarten readiness programs to STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) programming, CMA uses art to help students think creatively and develop problem-solving skills.
CMA is deeply engaged in the community and leverages partnerships with other not-for-profits including University of South Carolina, Columbia College, Trustus Theatre and the South Carolina Arts Commission; and has the active support of the Contemporaries (a young professionals’ patron group) and the Friends of African American Art & Culture.
CMA has a 34-member Board, staff of 48 and $4.2 million budget.
The new Executive Director will have 10 years in a senior leadership position, strong museum management experience, ability to envision the Museum’s future direction and appreciation of innovation. Advanced art history or museum studies degree preferred. Major achievements in fundraising, excellent interpersonal skills and ability to engage with city officials, patrons and diverse, multi-cultural populations are essential. Competitive salary and excellent benefits.
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James Madison’s Montpelier (Virginia)
James Madison’s Montpelier invites applications for the position of Research Associate. Focusing on historical documentary research, the Research Associate will serve as the departmental liaison with the Montpelier African American Descendants’ Project in addition to conducting primary and secondary research investigating the life and times of the Madisons, especially regarding the enslaved community. The successful applicant will conduct research in support of museum programs and exhibitions, answer general queries, and process digital materials. Apply online.
Black Police Precinct and Courthouse Museum (Florida)
The Black Police Precinct and Courthouse Museum (BPPCM) is seeking to hire a Museum Director. The Museum is located in Overtown, an historic African-American neighborhood located in the City of Miami, Florida.
The Museum’s mission is to identify, acquire, preserve, and promote collections of an historical nature that will be of educational and cultural value to preservation of African-American history as it relates to the struggles and achievements of Black police officers and judges in Overtown, as they served their community during the 1950s and 1960s.
The Museum is a full-service facility. It displays police memorabilia, artifacts, documents, video, and oral histories by the men and women who worked there. It houses a courtroom, community center, tutorial center, and a learning center for children in the City of Miami’s most under-served neighborhood. It has created outreach programs for children who live in the neighborhood. The Museum also partners with community organizations to develop crime prevention programs to enhance the quality of life for children and families in the neighborhood.
The BPPCM has been awarded an IMLS Museum Grant for African-American History and Culture, with support from the Southeast Overtown/Park West Community Development Agency (CRA) and Florida International University (FIU). This grant, along with the support of the CRA and FIU, will provide the resources necessary to articulate a clear vision and viable strategic plan for future development with other museums, educational institutions and community based organizations.
Key to the realization of these outcomes is the hiring of an experienced, energetic and engaged museum professional to serve as Museum Director.
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Chairperson and Associate or Full Professor of the Department of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (WGSS) University of Kansas
The Department of WGSS invites applications for the position of Chairperson and Associate or Full Professor of the department, expected to begin as early as August 18, 2017. Click below for details. ad-ku-chairperson-and-assoc-full-prof-110216
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Post Updated: 10/26/16