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Senior Director of People & Culture

  • Newark Museum of Art
  • Newark, NJ

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About the Newark Museum of Art

Founded in 1909 and located in New Jersey, The Newark Museum of Art (“NMOA” or “Museum”) is the state’s largest museum and ranks 12th nationally in terms of collection size.  Global and diasporic, the collection includes more than 100,000 artworks, as well as significant holdings of science and natural history. From the classical world to the art of today, NMOA boasts exceptional examples and depth in the Arts of Global Africa, Arts of Global Asia, Arts of the Americas, including Native American art, Arts of the Ancient Mediterranean, and Decorative Arts. The American collection features works by major artists such as John Singer Sargent, Childe Hassam, Mary Cassatt, Sam Gilliam, Georgia O’Keeffe, Carmen Herrera, Jeffrey Gibson, and Mickalene Thomas. 

Under the leadership of Director/CEO Linda C. Harrison, NMOA has launched an era of transformation to create an engaged citizenry by reimagining the role of the art museum for the 21st century. For more information on the Newark Museum, please visit its website.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the CEO, the Senior Director of People & Culture (“Senior Director”) manages and guides the overall People function for the Museum. The Senior Director plays an important role in all diversity, equity, access, and inclusion initiatives. Additionally, the Senior Director will oversee the following major areas: People compliance, employee relations, payroll, talent planning and development, performance management, organization-wide training programs, compensation, benefits and pension programs, and employee wellness. The Sr. Director will be responsible for ongoing communication with existing and new people operations partnerships.

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