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The Ackland Art Museum is part of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


The Aspen Leadership Group is proud to partner with the Ackland Art Museum in the search for a Director of External Affairs.

The Director of External Affairs is charged with directing the Museum’s advancement team and overseeing staff in communications and public programming. The University is in the early stages of a multi-year comprehensive campaign, and the incumbent will be responsible for the planning and leadership of the Museum’s component of that campaign. The specific areas of oversight are identification, cultivation, solicitation, closure, and recognition of major and principal gifts, including endowment and planned giving; annual giving to support the Museum’s operating budget, including membership program, annual fund, and grants; communications, public relations, and public programs; and grants development.

Under the guidance of the Museum Director and in collaboration with the External Affairs team, the Executive Director of Development for Constituent Programs, and museum volunteer leadership, the Director of External Affairs will design and implement comprehensive strategies for support of the operating budget and endowments. The incumbent will also share responsibility for ensuring coordination with cross-University fundraising in the arts.

To apply, please submit application materials to: http://opportunities.aspenleadershipgroup.com

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

All other open positions are managed through the UNC-Chapel Hill Office of Human Resources.