Appointed as Associate Development Officer, The Metropolitan Museum of Art


Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows

PhD field of study

PhD, Greek and Roman Studies, University of Calgary

Position Description

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is one of the world’s largest and finest art institutions. Its collections include more than two million works of art spanning 5,000 years of world culture, from prehistory to the present, and from every part of the globe. Several hundred thousand works of art are on display at any given time throughout its galleries. Seventeen curatorial departments all acquire, preserve, and present works of art, as well as publish scholarly volumes in accordance with the Museum’s mission. The Associate Development Officer has a broad range of responsibilities within the Museum’s capital campaign, as well as within the Government and Foundation area, with a focus on written communications and capital project fundraising. Working with campaign staff, the Associate Development Officer gathers information and prepares correspondence, project descriptions, reports, and proposals for a range of Museum activities. In addition, the officer assists with the campaign’s newsletter, produced twice per year; campaign events; and committee meetings, as necessary.