ICOM Announces Open Call for Director General Position

The International Council of Museums (ICOM) is pleased to announce the launch of the first ever call for applications for the post of Director General.

The decision to launch a call for candidates for the post of Director General is an unprecedented initiative, which demonstrates the organisation’s commitment to transparency, legitimacy and inclusiveness. It marks a decisive step towards promoting a new era of leadership and accountability within the organisation.A key figure in leading ICOM through its next chapter, the Director General will be responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations, maintaining effective communication between the secretariat and governance bodies, and fostering collaborative relationships with stakeholders. We encourage qualified and passionate individuals to apply and contribute to the continued success of ICOM and the global museum community. ICOM is committed to equal opportunities and diversity in its recruitment process.

Deadline for application: 17 March 2024