Employment 

DEVELOPMENT EVENTS MANAGER
FULL TIME

Reporting to the Director of Institutional Advancement, the Development Events Manager’s primary role is to coordinate and execute the museum’s fundraising events, including the annual Splendor Gala, Member previews, Atheneum Associate and Society of Daniel Wadsworth events, VIP receptions and dinners, small cultivation events, corporate events, Festival of Trees & Traditions, Fine Art & Flowers, and other exhibition and membership special events as needed.

In addition to the management and planning of the museum’s special events program, this position supervises the Development Events Coordinator who assists with event planning and administrative support in addition to overseeing the external event rental program.

Job Requirements:

  • College degree or equivalent knowledge and experience
  • 4+ years of managing a gala with an auction and other special events
  • Prior supervisory experience
  • Microsoft Word and Excel expertise
  • Some evenings and weekend hours will be required

Key Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, and the ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously
  • Ability to meet deadline and goals
  • Work effectively with volunteer committees

Please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to HR@wadsworthatheneum.org.

ACCOUNTING MANAGER
FULL TIME

Reporting to the CFO, the Accounting Manager is responsible for leading and managing the day to day operations of the Business Office staff, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and fund accounting. Works as a liaison to line management, fostering communication and teamwork across the organization. Provides account analysis and reconciliations, including balance sheet and statement of activities on a monthly/quarterly basis. Responsible for all phases of the annual audit, preparation of the IRS 990 tax return, and preparation of financials for grant applications and grant reporting. Also assists the CFO in the preparation of financial reports for the appropriate Board of Trustee committees.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Accounting
  • 7+ years of practical general ledger accounting experience
  • Management experience leading a small team is required
  • Financial Analyst background preferred
  • Experience in process improvement activities is a plus
  • Financial Edge Accounting Software experience is a plus

Key Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Resourceful and creative problem solving
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, team management and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent analytical and abstract reasoning skills

Please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to HR@wadsworthatheneum.org.

The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

From Our Collection

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Upcoming Events

Jul
26
Sat
2:30 pm Tour: Portraiture in the Collection
Tour: Portraiture in the Collection
Jul 26 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Tour: Portraiture in the Collection: Free with admission, meet outside the Museum Shop.
7:00 pm Film: My Sweet Pepper Land
Film: My Sweet Pepper Land
Jul 26 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Film: My Sweet Pepper Land
Film: My Sweet Pepper Land: Baran, a Kurdish independence war hero, is now sheriff in Erbil, the capital city. No longer feeling useful in this [...]
Jul
27
Sun
1:00 pm Tour: Highlights
Tour: Highlights
Jul 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Tour: Highlights: Join a docent for an exploration of the collection. Meet by The Museum Shop. Highlights Tours are offered daily at 1 pm, Wednesday [...]
2:00 pm Film: My Sweet Pepper Land
Film: My Sweet Pepper Land
Jul 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Film: My Sweet Pepper Land
Film: My Sweet Pepper Land: Baran, a Kurdish independence war hero, is now sheriff in Erbil, the capital city. No longer feeling useful in this [...]
2:30 pm Tour: Portraiture in the Collection
Tour: Portraiture in the Collection
Jul 27 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Tour: Portraiture in the Collection: Free with admission, meet outside the Museum Shop.

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Hours & Admission

Hours:
Wednesday – Friday: 11 am – 5 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10 am – 5 pm
First Thursdays: 11 am – 8 pm

Admission:
Members: Free
Adults: $10
Seniors (age 62+): $8
Students (age 13 & over or with college ID): $5
Children (age 12 & under): Free
First Thursdays (from 5-8 pm): $5