The Executive Director will bring strong organizational, project development, and team management skills to The Luminary, a leading independent space based in St. Louis, MO and with a global reach. The Executive Director is responsible for developing and maintaining the operational, development, and administrative procedures for this 15 year old organization.
As the artistic and administrative leader for The Luminary, the Executive Director will work closely with the Board and staff to oversee artistic and educational programs, develop and manage budgets, oversee fundraising and development efforts, marketing and communications, and lead strategic orientation related to the organization’s operations. The position will be supported by a full-time Gallery Director, a full-time Manager, and a part-time Programs Coordinator.
This full-time role will oversee the implementation and vision of the organization’s core programs including exhibitions, residencies, studios, art book shop, and other initiatives.
About The Luminary
The Luminary is an expansive platform for art, thought and action based in St. Louis, MO.
Since its inception The Luminary has been a home for exceptional art that engages the pressing issues of the present. Through an active roster of exhibitions, residencies, performances, publications and gatherings, we act as a point of convergence for diverse publics. We cultivate thoughtful platforms for exchange, support forward-moving art and ideas, and attempt to model a more equitable and interconnected art world as an institution of our time.
The Luminary operates an exhibition program, residency program, educational and outreach programs, public commissions, studio and event rentals, an art bookshop and other activities that rotate on a seasonal basis.
Reports to: Board of Directors
Supervises: Gallery Director, Manager, Program Coordinator, Contractors, Interns
Liaison Roles: Artist Advisory Board
Compensation: $65,000 salaried, health insurance stipend and three weeks PTO per year
Location: Must be based in St. Louis or willing to relocate
Hours: Typical 40 hour work week, though additional events and engagements may be required