Senior Director of Development, Frye Art Museum

The Position

DEPARTMENT: Development
REPORTS TO: Director / CEO
SUPERVISES: membership & events manager, development coordinator, data associate, and visitor services representative
STATUS: Full-time
SALARY RANGE: $125,000
BENEFITS: Full benefits including medical, dental, PTO accrual, 403(b), and more

Position Summary

The Senior Director of Development leads the Development Department and directs the Museum’s fundraising efforts in support of its institutional mission, programs, special projects, and operations. The position focuses on achieving the Museum’s annual fundraising goals and expanding philanthropic activities within the Museum as well as its community. The Senior Director of Development is responsible for all aspects of development, membership, and events, and supervises Development Department staff. The ideal candidate has a proven track record of nonprofit fundraising and successful stewardship of relationships with individual donors, foundations, corporations, and governmental partners. The Senior Director of Development is a key member of the Museum’s senior staff and an ambassador to the Museum’s audience and community; the successful candidate will bring excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a keen ability to prioritize within a creative work environment.

Essential Functions

Qualifications, Skills, and Abilities


Working Conditions

Work areas are inside, in a climate-controlled environment with light background noise. Work is occasionally performed at other indoor and outdoor event sites. Shift times may vary to meet the Museum's requirement to staff the facilities at all hours. Work may require periods of sustained standing during Museum events.

Physical Activities Required

The Frye Art Museum will offer reasonable accommodations for those applicants with disabilities who may need accommodation to perform the essential functions/duties. Please contact the Human Resources Department (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)) for additional information.

How To Apply

To apply, please email resume and cover letter stating salary requirements with “Senior Director of Development” in the subject line to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

The Frye is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, religion, age, marital or veteran’s status, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.