Neal Ambrose-Smith: The (Tense) Present, (installation view, 2021)

Join Our Team

Position: Executive Director

Position Summary: 516 ARTS seeks an Executive Director that is a creative leader committed to the cultural exploration of topics of current relevance through contemporary art and the engagement of artists and audiences of diverse backgrounds and heritage. The ideal candidate models experimentation and collaboration, and has proven leadership, financial, and relationship management experience with skill in implementing exhibitions and programs.

The next Executive Director will work with the Board of Directors to develop a vision that achieves the core mission of 516 ARTS; will lead innovative and interdisciplinary visual art and its intersections with other disciplines such as science and technology; build audiences for the arts in Albuquerque, New Mexico, and the broader region; and, continue the initiative to expand and develop its physical space. 

Please click here to download and read the full job description for the Executive Director position.  To apply, please click here to apply through Submittable. Applications will only be accepted through Submittable. The position will remain open until filled. 516 ARTS is committed to diversity and inclusion. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.