The Figge Art Museum in Davenport, Iowa serves as a vital cultural resource for the region and presents collections of European, Spanish Vice-Regal, American, Contemporary and Haitian art. The 100,000-square-foot museum offers a diverse mix of exhibition galleries, education spaces, a family activity center, auditorium and a spacious entry lobby for events. The mission of the museum is to bring art and people together. This mission emerged from a set of museum values including playing a public service role, to be welcoming to all, to be committed to socially inclusive practices and to collect and exhibit art that resonates with the whole community. The Board is looking for a visionary and innovative leader who is passionate about the arts and mission of the museum. The Executive Director will provide vision, strategic leadership and management expertise . S/he will ensure that policies and procedures are in place and work closely with the Board’s governance committee to recruit new Board members. S/he will build on the museum’s success by taking it to a new level of vitality. The ideal Executive Director will be an experienced leader and administrator who participates in the community, is an advocate for the arts, works with community leaders to build the Figge’s collection and has strong relationships with regional and national arts communities. The Executive Director will develop new strategies for friend-and fundraising and energize community support and participation.
To view the full job profile and application procedure, please visit the web site of Management Consultants for the Arts, the search firm retained by the Figge Art Museum to conduct this important search: https://mcaonline.com/searches/executive-director-figge-art-museum
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