The Parrish Art Museum seeks a personable, highly organized, and hard-working person to offer critical support to the newly appointed Director. They will play a key role in the day-to-day management and success of the Director and her office.
The Assistant to the Director will be attentive, intelligent, intuitive, and proactive. They will support the Director’s initial on-boarding period and ongoing day-to-day operations. They will be required to meet deadlines and should be able to nimbly task-switch and shift priorities. They will be responsible for scheduling and note-taking, office management including budget reconciliation and reporting, and extensive liaising with internal and external constituents. They must clearly and effectively communicate to and on behalf of the Director and must be at ease interacting with all levels of staff, Museum management, Trustees, high level donors, artists, and VIPs. The Assistant to the Director will handle confidential matters and must be completely discreet.