Seeking Director

Seeking Director


Courtesy of the GAM—Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea.

July 26, 2023
Seeking Director

Application deadline: September 12, 2023, 12am
Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea (GAM)
Via Magenta, 31
10128 Turin TO

Fondazione Torino Musei intends to launch a non-binding selection procedure for the position of the Director of GAM—Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Torino.

The purpose of this notice is to call and receive expressions of interest from qualified persons meeting the requirements.

The Director is responsible for the overall administration of the museum complex, the preservation and management of the Museum’s assets, the sound administration of the Museum’s services and compliance with its regulations.

The Director must define the museum’s development direction by coordinating its programming and activities and taking into account the characteristics that represent the Museum’s history and collections, in conjunction with the Foundation.

In particular, the Director performs the following tasks:
–defines, develops, implements and monitors the outcomes of cultural and scientific projects as well as the temporary indoor exhibitions and the international touring exhibitions programme;
–curates the permanent exhibitions and enhances the museum itinerary;
–supervises the preservation, organization, display and analysis of the collections, coordinating the work of those involved in such functions;
–manages the museum’s educational and higher education activities and the development of the Museum’s accessibility and inclusion;
–organises, regulates and controls services offered to the public (including museum facilities such as bookshop, café);
–assists with information, promotion and communication to the general public activities;
–ensures the maintenance and updating of inventories and catalogues;
–oversees the scientific management of all museum and exhibition activities and the definition of research and study plans;
–enhances fundraising activities;
–gives advice on the loan and deposit of works and supervises the relevant procedures, also in agreement with the owners of the works;
–strengthens the Museum’s connection with the local community and the City of Turin;
–liaises with other local, national and international institutions in order to build and implement shared development projects with the aim of positioning the Museum in museum networks of national and international significance;
–ensures the day-to-day running of the Museum and the organization of the work carried out by the staff;
–ensures control and compliance with the Museum’s processes, administrative activities and budget, in cooperation with the Foundation’s General Services Departments;
–increases cooperation and the sharing of common strategic guidelines with the other Museums managed by the Foundation and with Artissima–Fiera internazionale d’arte contemporanea [The International Contemporary Art Fair], organised by Artissima Srl, a company wholly owned by Fondazione Torino Musei.

The selection process for the new Director can be found here.

Those interested in participating in the selection process must apply by sending an email from their personal certified email address to the museum’s certified email address at AvvisoGAM [​at​] by 12am CET on September 12, 2023.

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