The American Alliance of Museums seeks a collaborative and engaging Director of IT to lead and direct AAM’s diverse technology needs in support of our varied business and programmatic activities.  Reporting to the VP, Finance & Operations, the Director of IT will oversee the management of multi-phased and multi-departmental projects; maintain existing systems and infrastructure; manage two direct reports as well as vendors and external contractors; and plan and carry out new initiatives that support our national membership, maximizing technology automation online including software development, SaaS applications and connectivity.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a unique blend of technical and management skills including:  the ability to simultaneously plan and implement projects; provide leadership and direction for technology projects yet take a “hands-on” approach when needed; ability to communicate IT concepts clearly to a variety of users; ability to think strategically and implement organization-wide initiatives while also focusing on improving the individual user experience.


Requires Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems or related field (advanced degree and/or certification preferred); 7 years of information technology experience in a not-for-profit organization including proven experience planning, managing and evaluating complex projects in a fast paced environment; managing database, network content and web management systems and supervisory experience.  Must have working knowledge of the following:  ERP/CRM/AMS, LAN/WAN, VoIP, AV Systems, hardware/software; process redesign/workflow; Server Applications – Active Directory, Exchange, .NET, SQL, Client Applications – MS Office, Visio, Project.

The American Alliance of Museums, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, is a trusted leader, partner, and advocate for museums and works to build a field that includes dynamic individuals, institutions and communities. With a budget of $10M, the Alliance provides leadership, advocacy and service to its membership and the field at large. For more information, please visit Interested applicants should submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements to:, citing “IT” in the subject line. The Alliance is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse workplace.  Principals only please.

Job Information
  • Virginia, 22202, United States
  • 26821540
  • February 10, 2016
  • Director, Information Technology & Events
  • American Alliance of Museums
  • IT/Web
  • No
  • Full-Time
  • Indefinite
  • BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • 7-10 Years
  • 0-10%