Administrative Specialist I

We are seeking a visitor service oriented, highly organized, and proactive Administrative Specialist to serve as the public facing representative of the museum, including greeting and welcoming visitors, providing information, directions, and assistance, tracking visitor attendance and demographics, and maintaining the security of the galleries and buildings to ensure the artwork is protected and visitors follow museum rules.

They will handle a wide variety of professional and administrative duties that facilitate the day-to-day operation of the department and museum, including maintaining museum’s internal calendar and general inquiry email account, communicating with students, faculty, staff, and general public. Additionally, they will provide administrative support for Executive Director, including maintaining calendar, travel, and taking meeting minutes as needed. The Administrative Specialist also processes, monitors and tracks expense-related activity and provides senior leadership with timely and accurate financial reporting on up-to-date fiscal year expense activity. Pays invoices, honorariums and stipends as needed for museum activities as well as process travel reimbursements.

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Executive Director

Syracuse University seeks a visionary and dynamic museum professional to lead the Museum and oversee outstanding exhibitions, collections, research, visual arts education, and exceptional visitor experiences for the University community and Syracuse community at large.

The Executive Director provides comprehensive artistic vision, administration, leadership, and oversight of the Museum staff. The Executive Director works to secure the Museum’s position as an innovative leader among academic art museums; champions the importance of the visual arts, arts education, curatorial practice, and scholarship; ensures that the Museum connects with and is accessible to the local community; and oversees Museum collections, exhibitions operations, finances, and fundraising (in collaboration with the University). The Executive Director is the SU Art Museum’s public advocate and ambassador and is an active partner to the Advisory Board, the University community, and broader arts constituents locally, nationally, and internationally.

Given the Museum’s importance as an educational and cultural asset, the University’s leadership is poised to invest in and support the Executive Director’s bold strategic vision for the SU Art Museum. The Executive Director will redefine the role of an academic museum in the 21st century and reinforce its role as a destination on campus, in the city of Syracuse, and in the Central New York region as a place of welcome, stimulation, and contemplation for students, faculty, staff, and the citizens of Syracuse and beyond for years to come.

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To apply, nominate others, or for further information, please contact:
Lee Kappelman:(202) 803-6674 or leek@moppenheim.com
Oscar Quiros:(415) 762-2643 or oscarq@moppenheim.com