The Alliance has compiled this set of staff diversity resources from amongst its own offerings as well as those throughout the nonprofit and museum sector.
Tier 3 museum members can access a number of sample diversity statements.
The LGBTQ+ Professional Network shares guidelines intended to provide institutions and members of the museum community with a series of parameters, which they may consider when assessing how to provide the LGBTQ community—staff, visitors, management, and allies from all fields—with a welcoming experience. (PDF, 64 pages)
Third Sector New England shares its “Guide to Achieving Workplace Diversity” to help institutions achieve diversity and inclusiveness in the workplace. (PDF)
The Free Management Library shares resources and articles on diversity training and management in the workplace. The resources cover age, ethnicity, race, religion, sexual orientation, and ability. It also includes a link to a diversity strategic plan.
Though women have made great strides towards equality in society, a gender gap still exists. This gap in society is also present in our art museum directorships, and the Association of Art Museum Directors and the National Center for Arts Research (NCAR) undertook this study to understand the gender gap and explore potential factors to help its member institutions advance towards greater equality. (PDF)
The Free Management Library has a section on valuing diversity. It includes self-assessments, team-building exercises, and resources on teaching tolerance, building trust, and managing conflict.
The Bridgespan Group provides insight on recruiting, retaining, and managing a diverse workforce at all levels of the organization.