Assistant Director: David Owsley Museum of Art, Ball State University

Assistant Director
David Owsley Museum of Art
Ball State University
Muncie, Indiana

The David Owsley Museum of Art is an 80-year-old university art museum housing a world art collection of encyclopedic scope with over 10,500 objects representing civilizations from six of the seven continents. DOMA balances exciting global contemporary and historical art exhibitions with engaging displays of the permanent collection in a rich, educational environment that serves both the university and the East Central Indiana region.

Assist the director in the day-to-day operation of the Museum of Art. Administer the museum’s university and foundation accounts; develop museum budgets; identify funding sources; assist in grant applications; maintain a donor list and organize fundraising events; supervise security guards and maintain key control and alarm maintenance; manage museum projects and repairs; assist with human resources, including the hiring and firing of student employees; direct publicity and publications, including advertising and awareness campaigns and publishing of museum material. Position supervises an Administrative Coordinator, student guards, interns, and temporary staff.

Minimum qualifications:  bachelor’s degree; at least one year of nonprofit experience; facility with MS Office software.

Preferred qualifications:  master’s degree; museum experience; supervisory experience; security experience; facility with financial and accounting software systems, such as Argos, Banner, and Kronos; advanced text editing, writing, and publication skills.

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Send a cover letter, current resume, transcript copy of highest degree earned, and the names and contact information for three references to:

Robert La France, Director
David Owsley Museum of Art
Ball State University
Muncie, IN  47306

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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