Job Opportunity: Director of Public Programs & Partnerships

Position Summary

The Director of Public Programs and Partnerships holds the vision and leads the strategy for public programs and partnerships for the museum. Partnerships with cultural, activist, and community organizations are essential to the success of our museum, as we aim to include and represent all members of the LGBTQ+ communities. Our approach is  intersectional and situates queer liberation within the broader fight for justice.

Public programs for adults, families, youth, and students are underway. Working with the Programs Committee of the board, this position will set a cadence for programs, in-person and virtually, that meets the demand across diverse subjects and ensures representation. We hope to present two virtual and in-person programs monthly by June 2023. Public programs include exhibitions, performances, lectures, workshops, book talks, and activist events.

Working with museum planning consultants and staff, this position will develop a strategy and timeline for student and educator programs such as curricula, museum field trips, teen programs, internships, and symposia. Finally, this position will help craft a theory of change and impact model for activist programs.

The Director of Public Participation and Programs is tasked with developing new models of cultural engagement — both internally and externally — based on listening, responsiveness, and creative thinking. They will represent the Museum at public events and convening, and will support Museum fundraising efforts.

To learn more about the role, including how to apply, please download the profile below: