The Director of Collections Management is responsible for guiding and leading the strategic vision for the work of Collections Management at the CMA as well as overseeing the day-to-day work of the department. A member of the senior staff, this position reports to the Deputy Director and Chief Curator.
The successful candidate will oversee a staff of fifteen including five registrars, six art handlers, one packing specialist, and three photographers. The Director of Collections Management will work in a collegial manner cross-departmentally, most closely with Conservation, Curatorial, Exhibitions, Design, and Facilities. The incumbent will be a strong communicator who understands the essential role of collaboration in the workplace. The successful candidate will demonstrate a proven ability to build positive professional relationships, as well as having finely honed organizational and problem-solving skills. The museum is seeking an experienced collections management professional with a record of excellence in participating in robust programs in acquisitions, exhibitions, loans, and collections care. Of greatest interest will be individuals who prioritize teamwork, collegiality, communication, and the professional growth of their staff.