Salary Range: $60,000-75,000
Under the leadership of Museum Director Christina Olsen, the University of Michigan Museum of Art is in the midst of a dynamic and creative transformation. With a renewed focus on anti-racism and social justice issues, nationally important exhibitions and research, and an expansion of strategic institutional and artistic partnerships, UMMA is building an international profile and a broad and diverse public both within and far beyond the boundaries of our campus. Founded in 1946, UMMA is free and fully accessible to the public, and welcomes more than 240,000 visitors every year through exhibitions and a broad portfolio of public programs.
We are seeking applicants who are committed to building diversity in our sector, which is expressed in myriad forms, including race and ethnicity, gender and gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, language, culture, national origin, religious commitments, age, (dis)ability status, and political perspective. When you join UMMA, you can expect to be part of an innovative team that views the Museum as a vital space for exploring contemporary social issues, building community and equity, and celebrating artistic expression and achievement. During this exciting moment of transformation, we seek staff who thrive in settings that foster creative, cross-organizational collaboration. In deciding whether to apply for a position at UMMA, you are strongly encouraged to consider whether your values align with our “Commitment to Anti-Racist Action and a More Inclusive Museum.”
For full consideration please provide a resume with a cover letter, describing how your experience and qualifications relate to the position requirements. Please apply online at careers.umich.edu.
UMMA seeks an experienced, dynamic development professional to play an integral role in advancing the fundraising priorities of the Museum. Reporting to the Deputy Director for Advancement and Chief Strategy Officer, the Associate Director of Development, Major Gifts is responsible for managing relationships with individual donor prospects capable of making gifts of $100,000 or more. Working collaboratively with the UMMA Development team, curators, public experience and learning staff, and volunteers, he/she/they will be a key partner in achieving fundraising goals for existing and emerging initiatives at UMMA. The Associate Director, Major Gifts will initially focus his/her/their work with donors in southeast Michigan and the New York/New Jersey regions, with expansion to other regions possible as the prospect base grows. Travel is required, as is periodic evening and weekend work. Candidates under-represented in the museum and/or development fields are strongly encouraged to apply.
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:
· Implement a comprehensive multi-year fundraising plan to increase philanthropic support for UMMA in southeast Michigan and NY/NJ. The multi-year plan will consist of systematic, appropriate, and effective identification, cultivation, and solicitation strategies for both major and planned gift prospects.
· Bachelor’s degree and 3 to 5 years successful fundraising experience.
· Museum work experience.
U-M EEO/AA Statement:
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
The University of Michigan Museum of Art seeks to transform individual and civic life by promoting the discovery, contemplation, and enjoyment of the art of our world.
Posted on 2/11/2021