Jefferson Chapman Executive Director, Frank H. McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture
The Office of the Provost at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, invites applications and nominations for the position of Jefferson Chapman Executive Director of the Frank H. McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture.
The executive director provides leadership and oversees the operations of the museum. The executive director has primary responsibility for donor and public relations and is responsible for professional practices such as acquisitions, deaccessions, preservation, and research interpretation. The executive director provides the vision and personal leadership for institutional growth and development and develops strategies and initiatives to fulfill the museum’s mission “to advance understanding and appreciation of the earth and its peoples through the collection, preservation, study, interpretation, and exhibition of objects and data.” The executive director ensures that the strategic and operational functions of the museum directly support and further the university’s strategic priorities as documented in Vol Vision 2020.