SFO is seeking a seasoned Museum Director and Chief Curator to join a world-class organization. We are searching for a forward-thinking leader who has a passion for aviation and experience leading and managing new and existing museum programs. Consider joining our team if you are an innovative, dedicated individual with strong design instincts and an eye for detail, solid negotiation, collaboration, and management skills!
The Museum Director and Chief Curator for SFO Museum reports directly to the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and is a member of the senior leadership team. This position has sole responsibility for all functions and activities of the Museum, including SFO Museum operations, oversight of curatorial staff and all exhibitions, and fiscal management. In addition, the Museum Director and Chief Curator is responsible for curating, designing, producing, and installing between 30 and 50 exhibits in four terminals annually; collecting, preserving, interpreting, and sharing the history of commercial aviation; and maintaining SFO’s public art collection. This position is also responsible for developing partnerships with community arts organizations, integrating the Museum with the Bay Area community, and facilitating collaboration with the executive staff of the Fine Arts Museum, San Francisco Art Commission, Airport Art Steering Committee, and Airport Commissioners.
The ideal candidate is a leader committed to expanding the Museum’s aviation collection and embracing local, state, and international artists through exhibitions that reflect different cultures.
Education: Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Art History, Art, Anthropology, Museum Administration, Museum Studies, or related field; and
Experience: Five (5) years of managerial museum experience, including supervising staff.
Appointment Type: Permanent exempt full-time: This position is exempt from Civil Service rules pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section 10.104 and serves at the discretion of Appointing Officer.
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