OPEN POSITIONS
To apply, please send your resume to: ATTN: Human Resources – 4000 Michigan
Road; Indianapolis, IN 46208, e-mail to, or fax to 317-920-2655.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To coordinate marketing functions for the Indianapolis Museum of Art, including advertising and
promotions, graphics and collateral. This is a full time position with a basic work week of 37.5 hours.
    Writes, edits, and oversees the development of promotional materials for the museum’s brand,
       exhibitions, and programs.
    Works closely with colleagues in other departments to execute short and long-term marketing
       plans for the various entities, exhibitions and programs of the IMA.
    Implements advertising plans through the creation of insertion orders as well as the
       coordination of ad design and submission.
    Creates and manages the IMA’s communications calendar.
    Tracks and monitors day–to-day departmental expenses.
    Ensures that communications are presented in a manner consistent with the IMA’s brand and
    Monitors inventory of printed materials.
    Conducts market research and surveys.
    Assists the Assistant Director of Public Affairs with the development of the IMA’s overall
       communications strategy.
    Represents the Public Affairs department at select museum meetings.
    Serves on committees, as requested.

Other duties may be assigned. To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform
each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the
knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

B.A/B.S. degree in related field and minimum two years related experience required. Art history
knowledge is helpful.
The Indianapolis Museum of Art (IMA) seeks qualified candidates to fill the role of Director of
Audience Engagement. Leading the museum’s efforts to provide meaningful experiences with art to
diverse audiences both onsite and online, the Director of Audience Engagement will work directly
with the Deputy Director for Research, Technology, and Engagement and other senior leaders to
define the museum’s strategies for engagement and learning. To accomplish these goals the Director of
Audience Engagement will lead a team of staff to plan and execute the efforts of the Audience
Engagement Department, whose focus is to encourage and support the engagement of visitors with the
museum’s diverse mission of art, design, and nature.

The Director of Audience Engagement will base their work on current research and best practices in
the fields of museum education, educational psychology, visitor studies, and art history, evaluating
their results both qualitatively and quantitatively to determine approaches that best meet the goals of
the museum. Whenever possible, the Director will apply principles of Universal Design to experiences
and interactions with the museum’s audiences.

Understanding the particular needs of IMA’s audiences will allow the Director to design and develop
experiences for museum visitors, and to innovate methods that encourage conversational engagement
of visitors with the museum’s rich collections and programs. The Director will serve as an advocate for
aesthetic development and critical thinking in schools, and will lead staff in creating partnerships with
K-12 and university programs that positively impact the development of those skills. Successful
candidates will demonstrate a deep understanding of how to engage family audiences and the general
public with a welcoming and accessible approach.

In addition to the day-to-day operations of the department, the Director of Audience Engagement will
initiate, plan, and manage a diverse portfolio of grants that support the efforts of Audience
Engagement. Establishing collaborative relationships and a research direction for the department will
allow the Director to successfully pursue opportunities for additional grant funding.

The Director of Audience Engagement will also pursue and develop successful professional
relationships with peers in a broad cross-section of museum departments ensuring that the efforts of
Audience Engagement are well coordinated across the organization, and are supportive of the IMA’s
larger mission and strategic objectives.

Qualified candidates will possess a Master's degree (M. A.) in Art History or Art Education or
equivalent, as well as a minimum of 5 years experience in art education in a museum setting. Well-
developed skills that support creative approaches for working with families, schools, teachers, and
general museum audiences alike are imperative. Candidates will possess a proven track record as a
competent manager with sophisticated skills in problem-solving, organizational strategy, and budget
creation and management. Direct experience managing staff and/or similarly complex project
management skills desired. Serious candidates will be excellent communicators and listeners with
particular skills in written communication and oral presentation. The Director of Audience
Engagement will represent IMA internationally in matters concerning education, audiences, and
visitor experience both onsite and online. Strong skills in project management and collaboration are
required and should be clearly evident in the applicant’s CV and cover letter.

Other duties may be assigned.
This leader conceives, develops, and leads IMA programs that empower school and college/university
educators, as well as leaders of community-engaged organizations, to integrate the Museums,
collections, exhibitions and historic properties meaningfully into their work with young people and
adults. This position works with colleagues in Audience Engagement and other IMA departments to
develop offerings that mentor and provide professional development opportunities for educators,
community leaders, and others that build skills in discussion facilitation, especially Visual Thinking
Strategies. He or she plays a leading role in working with teachers who participate in the Viewfinders
elementary school program, and with university faculty members who participate in the Viewfinders
In-Service to Pre-Service project. This manager helps develop and applies the best evaluation tools for
IMA programs with mentored constituencies and shares findings with colleagues at the IMA,
nationally and internationally. Serves on various departmental and cross-departmental project teams as
    Manages the Viewfinder Program and related grant projects.
    Mentors teachers and other adults in facilitation techniques that use art to foster critical
        thinking and language skills.
    Works with team members in Audience Engagement to connect audiences with art, design, and
        nature both on-line and on-site.
    Works with other IMA staff members and/or outside consultants to shape
        evaluation/assessment tools and techniques, and finds impactful ways to disseminate findings
        within the IMA, nationally and internationally;
    Provides detailed figures and projections in order to create an accurate and responsible fiscal
    Works on various teams and projects as assigned.

   Supervision of Viewfinders assistant
   Supervision of and coordination of activities for Education interns.

MA in Education, Art Education, Art History, Museum Studies or a related field. Experience working
with schools, and with presenting formal and informal educational programming is required. Art
museum or comparable experience preferred.
Working with the Chief Development Officer, create, implement, and manage the IMA’s major gift
program including Council annual giving up to $25,000 and major gifts up to $100,000 from
individuals. This is a full time position with a basic work week of 37.5 hours.

    1.   Manage established portfolio of approximately 150 donors with giving potential ranging from
         $1,500 to $25,000 annually.
    2.   Increase unrestricted gifts from individuals through active recruitment of new Council
    3.   Develop five-year growth plan with detailed goals, timelines, and revenue/expense
         projections. Effectively steward Council members through an active program of donor
         recognition and stewardship events and programs.
    4.   Design and oversee donor travel program.
    5.   Identify, cultivate, and solicit high net worth individuals for major gifts to comprehensive
         campaign. Average 10 personal visits per month with donors and prospects.
    6.   Develop detailed cultivation and solicitation strategies for major donors to increase their level
         of support.
    7.   Work with Assistant Director of Development and staff to: 1) continually expand prospect list;
         and 2) design donor recognition and stewardship programs.
    8.   Effectively supervise Development Events Manager.

Other duties may be assigned. To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform
each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the
knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Undergraduate degree required. Minimum 5-7 years experience in major gift fundraising required.
Experience in museum fundraising preferred. Proven track record of success in fundraising and donor

To provide overall and cleanliness of the interior of the museum buildings and facilitate moves,
pickups, deliveries, special work orders, and special event functions.


Handle general custodial duties, including detail cleaning of restrooms, galleries, office areas, kitchen,
cafe, locker rooms, showers, garage interior, plaza level outside, out buildings, dock, hallways, stairs
and outside areas when used. Empty, clean, and maintain trash cans.

Transport, set up and tear down of special events furniture and accessories. Tear down, remove trash
and clean up from these events.

Maintain floors by proper cleaning, including but not limited to vacuuming, dust mopping, damp
mopping, stripping, waxing and buffing all hard surface floors. Also clean by bonnet or extraction all

Handle appropriate supplies and products for the various job duties.

Handle labor intensive work orders, including but not limited to furniture moving, pickups and
deliveries for IMA departments and affiliate organizations.

Handle outside pickups and deliveries using museum vehicles or rented equipment.

Assist in maintenance of museum vehicles.

Other duties may be assigned. To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform
each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the
knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and two years commercial cleaning experience
with previous commercial floor and carpet care experience; or equivalent combination of education
and experience.

The Indianapolis Museum of Art is seeking outgoing friendly individuals for the position of seasonal,
part-time Retail Associate. Our fabulous IMA Museum Store sells upscale items, including jewelry,
home décor and more. These positions are 15 hours per week, November through mid-January. Must
be able to work flexible hours including at least one evening a week and weekends. Some computer
skills, prior retail experience and great customer service skills are a must. To apply, please submit your
resume to, or mail to Human Resources, Indianapolis Museum of Art: 4000
Michigan Road, Indianapolis, IN 46208. No phone calls, please. EOE

Reports To: Director IMA Lab
Basic Work Week: 37.5 hours/Monday – Friday
FLSA Status: Exempt

The Indianapolis Museum of Art seeks a Digital Graphic Designer to work as part of a collaborative
creative team in order to produce and implement design solutions for online and digital projects. The
successful candidate will be an expert in Adobe Photoshop and/or Fireworks, HTML, and CSS with an
awareness of modern web design trends. (S)he will work with museum staff on projects that require
either the application of existing museum branding or the production of novel designs. Additionally,
candidates should be familiar with web-based content management systems (e.g. WordPress, Drupal,
etc.) and have experience customizing the look and feel of these systems based on their own designs.
Proven experience in JavaScript, PHP, and mobile development is a plus.

This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design or Visual Communication Design;
excellent written/verbal skills; ability to multi-task and work under deadline pressure while
maintaining great attention to detail. Also needed is a strong knowledge of online best practices of

A competitive salary and benefits package is offered. To apply, please e-mail your resume and a letter
of interest to: or fax to Human Resources at 317-920-2655. No phone calls, please.
The IMA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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