NEW YORK — Polish off your job resumé. The Museum of Arts and Design recently posted its listing for a new director! Below is their text of the listing. You can visit this site for further information.
New York’s Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) seeks an experienced, visionary Director to partner with its distinguished Board and talented staff to position MAD as the must-visit destination for international contemporary art, craft, and design audiences. Situated in the heart of New York City at 2 Columbus Circle, MAD has an annual operating budget of $10M and a 28-member Board of Trustees.
A Cultural Visionary: MAD’s new Director will be a strategic and innovative cultural leader, with at least 10 years of museum leadership experience. S/he will affirm the Museum’s position as a leading institution in the field of arts, craft and design, raise MAD’s profile, and focus attention on MAD as an influential museum, at the center of innovation.
An Unparalleled Opportunity: In recent seasons, MAD has capitalized on its unique geographic location in the heart of Manhattan by curating strong programming that has drawn diverse audiences, garnered excellent press, generated public notoriety, and attracted strong fundraising. MAD’s new director will join a thriving institution poised to achieve new levels of public recognition, with an opportunity to leverage this recent success into a national and global cultural brand.
An Exciting Future: MAD will soon launch a multi-million dollar fundraising campaign to increase the size of its endowment, fund new capital improvements, and provide additional support for MAD’s curatorial, public and educational programming. The Museum’s new director will catalyze this effort and serve enthusiastically and successfully as the Museum’s chief fundraiser.