Asia Art Archive
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Primary Practice Group: Arts, Culture and Sports
Salary & Benefits: Commensurate upon experience
Closing Date: 12/02/2021
Asia Art Archive, one of the world’s leading public collections of primary and secondary source material on contemporary art in Asia, welcomes applications and nominations for the role of Executive Director. This is an exciting opportunity to lead and propel one of art world’s most dynamic organisations and to engage and expand the incredible community it is deeply embedded within.
About Asia Art Archive
Asia Art Archive is an independent non-profit organisation co-founded by Claire Hsu and Johnson Chang in 2000 in response to the urgent need to document and make accessible the multiple recent histories of art in the region. The Executive Director leads AAA’s global team of over forty individuals, which is responsible for AAA’s Collection, research activities, programming, and operations. With one of the most valuable growing collections of material on the recent history of art from Asia, freely available from AAA’s website and onsite library, AAA builds tools and communities to collectively expand knowledge through research, residency, and educational programmes. Generosity and collaboration drive AAA’s mission.
You may learn more about AAA by visiting here .
The Executive Director role is a comprehensive leadership role, and the responsibilities of the role require both strong internal- and external-facing leadership skills. The Executive Director will hold the following responsibilities:
Accountability is to the AAA Board of Directors, with the Executive Director reporting to the Co-Chairs.
AAA is seeking a visionary leader who shares the AAA’s goals for a more generous and diverse art history to guide the organization into the next decade.
The successful candidate will:
Strong connections to Asia, and ideally Hong Kong, will be an advantage, along with the ability to speak one or more Asian languages, in addition to English.
How to Apply
AAA will be supported in this appointment process by the executive search firm Perrett Laver. Applications for the role of Executive Director should include the following:
You may apply, or download further information about the role via this page.
Initial enquiries and requests for information may be directed in confidence to Ms. Tonie Wu via this page. The search will be open until the position is filled.
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