Deputy Director, Collections, Research and Exhibitions

Corning Museum of Glass

Corning Museum of Glass, the world’s leading museum dedicated to the presentation, display and interpretation of glass, is seeking a Deputy Director, Collections, Research and Exhibitions. The Deputy Director is a new position reporting to and serving as a strong administrative and creative partner to the President/Executive Director.

The Deputy Director will provide strategic leadership and management of all departments in her/his division, with 8 direct reports: Collections & Exhibitions Manager, Chief Conservator, Chief Librarian,  Director of Education, Head of Publications, Chief Digital Officer, Director of the Studio and Chief Scientist.  The Deputy Director will serve as an articulate and persuasive spokesperson to collectors, funding sources,  press and the public.

With the opening of the new Contemporary Art + Design Wing of the Museum in March,  Corning’s campus will encompass 325,000 sf, with a collection of 48,000 objects representing the 3500-year history of the art and science of glass. The Museum, Rakow Research Library, considered the world’s library of record on glass and The Studio form the Corning complex. The Corning Museum of Glass operates with a budget of $60 million, a full-time staff of 160 and a 17-member Board of Trustees. More information about CMoG:

Requirements: 10 years of senior experience in an art museum or similar institution; master’s degree in a relevant field required; doctorate preferred. Training in Islamic or Ancient art would be valuable. Full position description under clients/active searches.

To apply, contact Freda Mindlin or Nancy Kaufman, Opportunity Resources Inc., (212) 744-4409,

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