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Director of the Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University

  • March 23, 2020 11:28 AM
    Message # 8849723

    Niagara University invites applications for a full time Director of the Castellani Art Museum.  The Director of the Castellani Art Museum is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the museum and its staff, oversight of curated and touring exhibitions as well as the conservation of the collection, management of the museum budget and fundraising initiatives, and work collaboratively with stakeholders at the University, especially the Art History with Museum Studies program, and in the wider community to strengthen the presence and impact of the museum on campus and in the region.

    Required qualifications include a Master’s degree in art history, museum studies or a related field;  Minimum of five years of experience working in a museum, including work with exhibitions;  A valid New York State drivers’ license is required that satisfies both University and insurance company underwriting rules and regulations for driving a motor vehicle. 

    Desired qualifications include a  demonstrated track-record of responsible budget development and management, fundraising, and grant writing; Excellent written and verbal communication skills; demonstrated track record of problem-solving, and organizational and decision-making skills; demonstrated proficiency in managing personnel and developing relationships. Knowledge of current issues and best practices in museum management; Ability to work some evenings, weekends and hours other than 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

    The review of applications will begin immediately. To be considered for this position, please apply online at:


     Along with online application, please attach cover letter and resume

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