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Nominations for the Director of the Penn Museum

November 15, 2011, Volume 58, No. 12

Nominations for the Director of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology are now being solicited by the Consultative Committee (Almanac October 4, 2011).

Reporting to the Provost, the Director is responsible for forging Penn Museum’s strategic vision and ensuring its financial health; overseeing the stewardship of a vast, unparalleled collection; promoting, integrating, and strengthening the research, education, and public outreach missions; and furthering its thriving exhibitions program. The Director must be a champion in fundraising, identifying strategic priorities for endowments, gallery revitalizations, infrastructure improvements, and programs. He/she will work with curatorial faculty and staff in support of research, deepening its relevance to University goals, as well as expanding the synergies with Penn’s educational mission. For a detailed position description, please visit the Museum website at: www.penn.museum/news-and-announcements/1054-position-opening-director-penn-museum.html

The Committee welcomes input and nominations from all members of the Penn community. Communications may be directed to Assistant Provost Lynne Hunter, at lynneh@upenn.edu, or to Laurie Nash and Alison Ranney of Russell Reynolds Associates, at PennMuseumDirector@russellreynolds.com

Almanac - November 15, 2011, Volume 58, No. 12