Executive Director
Due Jun 25 2018

Elsewhere is seeking an energetic and collaborative leader to serve as its next Executive Director. The Executive Director leads strategy and implementation of Elsewhere’s financial and operational development, and collaborates with the Board of Directors and Creative Director on the advancement of Elsewhere’s mission and vision.

Elsewhere is a unique, creative asset with a vibrant museum, artist residency facility, and laboratory for collaborative education that implements mature and impactful programming. Elsewhere is supported by a committed community of local and national stakeholders, and guided by an active board with willingness to grow the organization. The ideal candidate must be ready to lead Elsewhere into its next phase of financial growth and national leadership.

An ideal candidate comprises knowledge and experience in contemporary art, artist-communities, and/or artist-run spaces nationally. This person must employ resourceful and creative thinking, business-minded approaches, and be ready to leverage development and operational experience. Elsewhere seeks experienced candidates with senior directorial leadership and a strong track-record of grant writing, donor development, and non-profit business management.

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- Committed to supporting artists of all kinds, experimental and community-based museums, residencies, and alternative art spaces that compose our field.

- A proven track-record and demonstrable senior level experience managing and overseeing a non-profit entity or division/program with exemplary financial oversight and fundraising accomplishments.

- Track record of writing and obtaining local, national, and government grants.

- Experience in strategy and implementation of annual campaign and/or other development campaigns. Further experience desired in large gift development and donor stewardship.

- Passion for growing organizational operations and income, and leading both board and staff through strategic, professional processes.

- Must be very outgoing and excited to publicly engage and participate with dynamic local and state arts and civic communities, including city government and community organizations. As a North Carolina State Arts Resource, state-wide leadership in the arts is encouraged.

- Must have a strong equity lens.

- Should be creative, collaborative, conceptually flexible, quick problem solver, and able to manage multiple tasks and priorities while also directing staff through decision making and prioritization.

Send resume/CV and letter of interest to museum [​at​] (subject: *Your Name,* Executive Director). Letters of interest are accepted through June 25th.

About Elsewhere

Elsewhere is a living museum, artist residency, and collaborative education laboratory set inside a former thrift store in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Founded in 2003, Elsewhere invites artists across media and discipline to create site-specific work responding to the museum and its 60-year collection of materials and surplus. Artists are provided materials, live/work space, curatorial guidance, production support, marketing, documentation, and networking opportunities.

Elsewhere is supported by a broad group of individuals, state and national funders including the Andy Warhol Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Kresge Foundation, ArtPlace America, and North Carolina Arts Council among others.