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Executive Director and President

Museum of Russian Art - Minneapolis, MN

The Museum of Russian Art seeks an experienced Executive Director and President to lead this young, vibrant museum toward its goal of becoming a nationally recognized center for Russian art and culture.

The Director will be a highly visible leader, enthusiastic about Russian culture, an effective fundraiser and experienced operational manager. S/he will be a strategic thinker with vision and will develop the museum’s annual budget of $1.3 million, provide oversight for an ambitious exhibition/program schedule, oversee a staff of 13, plus volunteers, and will work closely with the 19-member board to strengthen operations and financially anchor the Museum.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide vision and leadership for the 11-year-old museum; with board, set direction, goals and priorities; develop the annual budget; fundraise for operations, programs, and capital projects; build national and international networks; review organizational infrastructure and align with strategic plans; leverage the Museum’s unique assets and its 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. Experience with private-donor development campaigns a plus. Nominations and inquiries are welcome.

Qualified candidates should email cover letter and résumé (Word documents preferred), salary request or range, and names of 3 references with contact information by January 14, 2019, to Connie Rosemont, Senior Search Consultant, and Marilyn Hoffman, Principal, at:

See Details at: https://museum-search.com/open-searches/ References will not be contacted without prior permission of the applicant, and all applications and nominations are kept confidential. EOE.

Posted on December 07, 2018.