Roll Hall of Fame is seeking nominations and applications

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is seeking nominations and applications for Vice President, Education and Public Programs.

The ideal candidate will have five+ years of professional managerial experience in educational programming and curriculum development, preferably in a museum, cultural institution or academic setting. He/she will be a skilled manager who will bring to the position a high degree of energy and creativity as well as the organizational, analytical and personal qualities that will inspire enthusiasm within the organization and cooperation from the Rock Hall’s key partners.

It is preferred that candidates have a strong network of relationships in either the music industry or in academic circles, but the successful candidate will have the communication and interpersonal skills to develop productive relationships with both types of partners.

Other specific qualities and attributes include:

  • Extensive knowledge of and passion for the history and cultural significance of rock and roll and its related forms, with an emphasis on critical thinking, writing and/or research.
  • Ability to create broad-based educational programming that emphasizes collaboration and creativity.
  • Visionary, entrepreneurial, and dynamic leadership style.
  • Excellent oral and verbal communication skills.
  • Versatile interpersonal style and sensitivity to artistic and cultural diversity.
  • Collegial attitude and the ability to become a supportive and collaborative member of the Rock Hall’s senior management team.
  • Capacity to manage multiple projects concurrently, and solid organizational and decision-making skills.
  • An understanding of the various forms of education and public programs at the Rock Hall.
  • Ability to advocate for his/her department while supporting overarching institutional goals.
  • Advanced musical training/abilities or professional experience in the music industry is a plus.
  • Prior experience in classroom teaching and curriculum development is highly preferred.
  • A Graduate Degree in American Studies, Cultural Studies, Education, Museum Studies, Museum Administration, Musicology or related field is required. PhD preferred.
  • Compensation is competitive. There is no deadline for submissions, but the position will be filled as soon as the ideal candidate is identified.

    The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is located in Cleveland, Ohio.

    The complete position description is available upon request.

    Please submit all inquiries, nominations and/or applications to:

    Michele Baird Counter
    DHR International
    Principal, Nonprofit Practice
    (P) 919-465-9354

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