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Museum Director - City of El Paso, TX

The City of El Paso is looking to hire an experienced professional as their next Museum Director for the El Paso Museum of Art (EPMA), a municipal museum with an encyclopedic permanent collection focused on art from Europe and the Americas. Particular strengths include the Samuel H. Kress Collection of works from the Renaissance and Baroque periods, works from Viceroyal Spain and Mexico, American Impressionism and contemporary art—particularly of Texas. EPMA annually serves 100,000 visitors with year-round programming, including workshops, lectures, festivals, and camps and classes through its Museum School. The El Paso Art Museum Director prepares and manages an annual operating budget of $1.2 million and leads a team of 17 full-time equivalent staff and an additional 2 grant-funded positions.

The ideal candidate will have a Master’s degree in museum studies, fine art, art history or related field, and six (6) years of museum exhibit development or design, or curatorial or museum education experience, including four (4) years of supervisory or managerial experience. The starting salary, based on the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience, will range from $88,883 to $153,769 depending on qualifications and experience.

This position is open until filled; first review of candidates will take place beginning on Monday, December 5, 2022.

For more information, please contact Art Davis at or call (816) 868-7042.