Director: Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University

Wichita State University seeks a Director for the Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art, the premier venue for modern and contemporary art in Wichita and greater Kansas.

The position reports to the University Provost on a campus of 15,000 students in the largest metropolitan area in Kansas. Supervising a professional staff of seven to engage and inspire an annual audience of 20,000 to 25,000, the Director oversees a $1.2 million annual budget; 7,000 sq. feet of galleries presenting from 8 to 10 exhibitions each year; and a permanent collection of 7,000 artworks with a nationally renowned on-campus sculpture exhibit of 78 large-scale works. Providing artistic and executive leadership, the Director works with an active Advisory Board of community and university leaders as well as the Ulrich Museum Alliance to advance the museum’s reputation for excellence in Wichita, across the state, and throughout the country. The Ulrich holds accreditation from the American Association of Museums and its outdoor sculpture has been ranked among top ten public art collections on a university campus by Public Art Review.

Please go to for more details about the requirements for this position and the application process.   For full consideration, applicants must submit 1) a letter of application describing abilities to meet required and preferred qualification, 2) Curriculum Vitae, and 3) names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers for five individuals who can be contacted for professional references.

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a successful background check as required by the Kansas Board of Regents. Wichita State University does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, political affiliation, status as a veteran, genetic information or disability. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies: Executive Director, Office of Equal Employment Opportunity, Wichita State University, 1845 Fairmount, Wichita, KS 67260-0138; telephone (316)978-3186.

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