The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures furthers the understanding, celebration, and preservation of cinema through inclusive and accessible exhibitions, screenings, programs, initiatives, and collections. Welcoming visitors from Los Angeles and around the world, the Museum works in active partnership with motion picture artists and specialists, scholars, staff, and diverse communities to contextualize and challenge dominant narratives around cinema, inspiring discourse, connection, joy, and discovery.
Reporting to the Director and President of the Academy Museum, the Chief of Staff will be a trusted advisor, providing high-level strategic and administrative support and insight, guiding initiatives with organization-wide impact, along with overseeing and maximizing the effective operations of the executive office. You will work with internal and external stakeholders to ensure priority projects and strategic objectives are met. Keeping both the Director and senior leaders informed of issues and initiatives, you will play a critical role in the efficient flow of information across the Museum. You will also be the primary liaison and administrator of the Academy Museum Board of Trustees.
In addition, you will ensure the Director’s time is leveraged effectively, by engaging the right participants, setting the agenda, and ensuring the Director is well prepared. This is a highly strategic and facilitative role that requires a combination of focus, flexibility, and interpersonal savviness. The role requires and rewards a highly resourceful individual with strong emotional intelligence, motivation, and analytical skills.
About the Organization The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is a global community of more than 10,000 of the most accomplished artists, filmmakers and executives working in film. In addition to celebrating and recognizing excellence in filmmaking through the Oscars, the Academy supports a wide range of initiatives to promote the art and science of the movies, including public programming, educational outreach and the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures.
EOE Statement The Academy is committed to equal opportunity in employment and to creating and valuing diversity in its workforce. Maintaining a diverse workforce is important to the Academy. The Academy enforces a strict policy that prohibits discrimination in hiring, training, compensation, promotion, transfer, or termination, whether on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation or genetic information. This includes a workplace that is free of all forms of harassment. Also, to help foster diversity, the Academy uses programs that ensure fairness of opportunity, pay, and growth to all applicants and employees. Every employee of the Academy is required to follow this policy and to preserve the Academy’s commitment to diversity.