Sample Documents

American Alliance of Museums

AAM provides Tier 3 museum members with sample position descriptions, including for the Executive Director or CEO.

Hiring Your Most Important Employee: The Quest for an Executive Director

Arts Staffing

Arts Staffing offers an article on hiring an executive director, which offers insight into conducting interviews, creating a search committee and finding the right leader for your organization’s future.

AAMG Recommendation for Hiring an Academic Museum Director

Association of Academic Museums and Galleries (AAMG)

The AAMG shares this resource offering guidance on hiring a museum director for an academic museum or gallery.

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