Deputy Director – Harvard Art Museum, Cambridge, MA

Title: Deputy Director Organization: Harvard Art Museums
Location: Cambridge, MA Salary: $200,000 to $240,000 Position Summary: 

A strategic leader who can drive and support a vision, the Deputy Director develops and manages the administrative functions, provides direction, develops and implements new initiatives, and ensures the effectiveness of ongoing operations. In close partnership with the Chief Curator and reporting to the Director, the Deputy Director will act strategically to advance the museums’ objectives as a premier collection, research, and education center, and they will be directly responsible for key operations and facilities projects. The Deputy Director currently oversees, directs, and manages Finance, Communications, Collections Management, Digital Infrastructure & Emerging Technologies, Facilities, Security, Museum Archives, and Project and Program Management. They collaborate closely with the Director’s directs, including Curatorial, Academic & Public Programs, Institutional Advancement, and the Straus Center for Conservation & Technical Studies. The Deputy Director also serves as a primary liaison to the rest of the University, including Harvard Human Resources, serving as a key information resource and spokesperson, representing and advocating for the museums within the University. Committed to the students and the public, the Deputy Director will work in partnership with the administrators, staff, faculty, students, and other strategic and operational partners to embrace the Harvard Art Museums’ mission. In addition, the Deputy Director will model a commitment to, and interest in, Harvard’s role as an institution of higher education and its unique combination of cultural offerings to the public.    For the full position announcement, please visit

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