Specialist - Outreach

United States, North America
Jan 13, 2014

Position Information

Posting Number: 8678

Internal Posting Date: 11-08-2013

Internal Closing Date: Open Until Filled

External Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Review of Applications begins on: 01-17-2013

Job Title: Specialist - Outreach

Position Title/Rank: Director

Multiple Position Numbers

Multiple Position Numbers No

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Primary Department: 10052596 MUSEUM - UOE

Position Employee Group: Fixed Term Academic Staff-FAS

Appointment Basis: Annual Year, 12 months

Appointment Status: Fixed Term Academic Staff

Employment %: 100


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Project Tech/Flexible Appointment/Off-Date Information (if applicable):

Faculty: Salary Range
Support Staff: Pay Minimum
Salary Commensurate with Experience

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Position Summary: The director will advance the Museum's mission of research, scholarship and public engagement, provide sound management and fiscal direction, and balance the unique needs and interests of multiple constituencies. The director will obtain extramural funding, and strengthen university investment in support of scholarship, technology, education, exhibition and distance learning activities of the Museum. The director will enhance collaborations among the MSU Museum, other academic units and other organizations where they intersect with teaching, research, exhibits, and public programs.

Faculty: Minimum Qualifications
Support Staff: Minimum Requirements
A doctoral degree in a discipline related and complementary to the work and collections of the Museum is required. The ideal candidate will have: an innovative vision for a multidisciplinary university museum that bridges the Two Cultures; extensive executive leadership experience in a museum; a proven record of sound administrative and fiscal management, and experience with accreditation and/or best practices in professional museum standards; demonstrated success in extramural grants, fundraising and growing membership base; evidence of successful collaboration with diverse stake-holders. A significant record of scholarship and research sufficient to be tenured at Michigan State University

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Required Applicant Documents: Resume/CV
Cover Letter
Other Document

Optional Applicant Documents: Other Document
Other Document 2
Other Document 3

Number of Reference Letters Required: See Special Instructions

Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit a cover letter of interest, a full curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, and three representative scholarly publications.

Review of applications begin on January 17, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.

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Name/Title/Email Address of Search Committee Chair: Robert Pennock/Professor/pennock5@msu.edu

If flex, dates of annual flex leave:

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Union Affiliation Non Union