Executive Search Consultant, Museum Search & Reference (Greater Boston area/Remote)

Job Description

Museum Search & Reference (MS&R), an energized and engaged search firm committed to strengthening diversity and equity in museum leadership, seeks a professional to join its 5-member consultant team, which conducts senior-level leadership searches for America’s museums. Candidates should have experience in nonprofit leadership recruitment, a client-centered service approach and understand the value of diversity, equity and inclusion in organizations and the hiring process.

About MS&R

Established in 2005 and headquartered in the Greater Boston area, MS&R is focused on one task – finding the very best leadership for America’s museums. Recognizing the many skills museum leadership requires, MS&R helps international and national institutions identify high-quality, experienced and emerging leaders. In addition to recruiting museum directors, MS&R also places chief curators, deputy directors, directors of education, and other senior leadership specialists.

About the Role

The Executive Search Consultant will join a passionate team of professionals (located in 4 states). Candidates will have proven experience in executive recruiting for nonprofits, experience as a nonprofit executive or in museum human resources, or a blend of relevant experience. The consultant will have strong relationship-building and communication skills, as well as an understanding of candidate recruitment methods and diverse sourcing capabilities and tools. Other competencies include a broad and diverse network from which to source candidates and understanding of diversity, equity and inclusion frameworks. The consultant will serve as an independent contractor, working remotely with schedule flexibility, fixed-fee compensation, and training.

To Apply

MS&R operates with an equity lens and encourages inquiries from qualified candidates from all backgrounds. To apply in confidence, please email a cover letter and résumé (Word documents preferred) by May 10, 2021 to: Museum Search & Reference, SearchandRef@museum-search.com. For more information on MS&R, visit: www.museum-search.com.