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Executive Director, Cape Cod Museum of Art, Dennis, MA

Cape Cod Museum of Art, ( with a mission to educate, inspire, and excite the imagination through its collection, exhibitions and programs, seeks dynamic, outgoing leader with experience in financial management and fundraising and enthusiasm for art to guide the organization into the future. Founded by artists in 1981 to preserve the work of the Cape's artists and celebrate the region's distinctive artistic identity, CCMoA is a hub of cultural creativity on the Cape. Director manages nine dedicated part-time employees, 100+ enthusiastic volunteers, engaged Board, $500,000 budget.

DUTIES: Provide creative visioning, effective leadership for Museum. Oversee development, implementation, evaluation, promotion of innovative exhibitions, programs that attract new audiences while retaining existing supporters. Strengthen existing/develop new sustainable funding sources. Oversee budget, hire/supervise staff, supervise collection acquisition, management, care. Develop/oversee buildings/grounds management plan. Serve as ambassador for CCMoA to internal and external constituencies. Establish strong, cooperative relationships to promote visibility and communicate CCMoA's vision, values, activities.

QUALIFICATIONS: B.A. in Museum Studies, Arts/Nonprofit Management/Administration, or similar field required. M.A. desirable. Minimum five years museum/nonprofit leadership experience, preferably in arts organization. Evidence of successful museum/nonprofit financial management and fundraising, including donor cultivation, grant writing, familiarity with funding sources for museums. An outgoing, sociable person who can relate to, inspire, and engage a variety of people. Experience coming into an organization, addressing challenges, moving the institution forward desirable. Happy to work in a small museum, do whatever it takes to get the job done.


Deadline: 11/19/18.

Application must include cover letter, résumé, salary requirement, names/contact information of three professional references. EOE.


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