Lewis-Clark State College
  • 19-Nov-2020 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Center for Arts & History
  • 55,000 - 60,000
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Based in Lewiston, Idaho, Lewis-Clark State College is well known for its beautiful campus, great academic programs, competitive athletic teams, and fantastic employee perks. These perks include 93 percent employer paid medical and dental insurance for employees and dependents; generous tuition discounts for employees, spouses and dependents; ample sick and vacation leave; and an onsite fitness facility and robust wellness programs that allow employees to live healthy and balanced lives. LCSC, which embraces ongoing employee training and continued education, also offers a Professional Development Program for all employees, a Center for Teaching and Learning for faculty, maternity and paternity leave, an onsite daycare, and much more

Lewis-Clark State College invites applications for the position of Director, Center for Arts & History.

Salary based on experience and qualifications:  $55,000 - $60,000

Degree Requirement:  Master's Degree in related field

Required Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in related field
  • Five (5) years of experience in organizing, implementing and managing programming in a museum setting.
  • Three (3) years of experience with grant writing, budget preparation, and strategic planning.
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and manage staff.
  • Effective communication and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with artists.

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of administrative, exhibition, and educational issues facing museums and ability to communicate understanding of those issues to academic and nonacademic audiences.  Knowledge of art history, anthropology, and educational theory.  Ability to develop and sustain relationships that have fundraising and audience building possibilities.


In support of the institution and in service to the community, the Director is charged with leadership, oversight, and advancing the mission of the Center for Arts and History (CAH). The Director oversees the development, delivery, and analysis of programmatic offerings that enhance and broaden engagement with the CAH, including programs for the general public, the LC State community, K-12 students, families and other constituencies. The Director initiates and maintains relationships with LC State Faculty and Departments to enhance the academic role and integration of the CAH in campus life. The incumbent will have regular interaction with community leaders, artists, and other stakeholders to further collaboration and partnerships and to ensure that CAH's programs meet the needs of the Lewis-Clark Valley and region.

CAH acknowledges the significance of a diverse range of art forms: sculpture; textiles; and painting; popular, commercial, and ephemeral arts; and performance arts.

Essential Functions:

  1. Provides leadership in the coordination and implementation of exhibits and community based arts programming.
  2. Works collaboratively with campus units to deliver programs that enrich the community and benefit students.
  3. Provides oversight for the preservation of artifacts and permanent collections.
  4. Supervises and evaluates staff.
  5. Develops and monitors budgets.
  6. Seeks outside funding in support of Center programming.
  7. Represents LCSC at state, regional, and national conferences and meetings regarding role.

Application Procedure:  Please upload the following documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume or CV
  • 3 References
  • Unofficial transcripts

Position will remain open until filled.

This position is subject to the successful completion of a criminal background check.  LCSC is an EEO/AA/VETS employer.

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