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Asian Art Museum - Director of Human Resources

Boucher Law is pleased to be retained by the Asian Art Museum to conduct a recruitment for its Director of Human Resources position. This is an exceptional opportunity to join an organization that values creativity, teamwork, collaboration, and inclusion; where you will be surrounded by a diverse, talented and enthusiastic group of colleagues. The new Director of Human Resources will play a key role in ensuring that the museum's mission to inspire new ways of thinking by connecting diverse communities to historical and contemporary Asian art and culture is fostered through a workforce that is united by this common goal and a dedication to excellence.


Located in the heart of San Francisco, the Asian Art Museum (the Museum) is home to one of the world's finest collections of Asian art, boasting more than 18,000 inspiring artworks ranging from ancient jades and ceramics to contemporary video installations. Dynamic special exhibitions, cultural celebrations and public programs for all ages provide rich art experiences that unlock the past and spark questions about the future. The Museum employs approximately 175 full-time equivalents, with approximately two-thirds employed by the Asian Art Museum Foundation (a 50lc3) and the other one-third by the City and County of San Francisco. The Museum is governed by a 27-member Commission and a 45-member Board of Trustees, that work together for the benefit of the Museum.


The Director is responsible for planning, directing and overseeing all functions and operations related to the Museum's human resources programs; including recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, employee and labor relations, employee benefits, workers' compensation, employee training and development, performance management, and human resources related policies and practices. As a member of the senior management team, the Director also plays a key role in setting the long-range planning and overall management of the museum. The Director serves as an internal consultant to the organization's management team, managers and employees on people issues that affect performance and organizational relationships. In addition, this position will select, develop, evaluate and lead a team of human resources professionals with a goal of earning a high level of credibility as an effective and responsive internal consulting group.


This exciting search is led by our firm's Senior Practice Leader, Jill Engelmann. The first review date is March 15, 2021. To learn more, click here.




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