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Posted: 07/01/2010

Employer
Maryland Historical Trust
Department of Planning

Historic Preservation Office


Position
Director Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum
51500
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
St. Leonard, MD
Details
$51,940 - 67,687
 

We submitted this ad yesterday, but we would like to please un-post....we are making revisions and will resubmit....ad attached....

POSITION AVAILABLE

Maryland Department of Planning

Division of Historical & Cultural Programs

Director of Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum

Annual Salary: $51,940 – $67,687

Full time position with Maryland State Government. Full state benefit package available.

The Maryland Historical Trust (MHT), an agency of the Maryland Department of Planning (MDP), is seeking a Director for Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum (JPPM), located on 560 scenic acres along the Patuxent River in Calvert County, Maryland. JPPM, the State Museum of Archaeology and a center for both regional and statewide archaeological research, features a Visitors Center, a reconstructed Indian Village, the Point Farm House and Garden, a series of self-guided trails, and various school and public education programs. JPPM is also home to the Maryland Archaeological Conservation Laboratory, an archaeological research, conservation, and curation facility which houses over 8 million artifacts from across the state. JPPM has an annual budget of approximately $4 million and is presently staffed by 20 permanent and 16 contractual staff members. (To learn more, go to: http://www.jefpat.org/).

MHT seeks a Director who will have enthusiasm for the archaeological subject matter at JPPM, an appreciation for the diversity of its programs, and commitment to its educational mission. The successful candidate will be an entrepreneurial and creative thinker with strong interpersonal skills and a solid background of effective staff and volunteer management. Proven skills in goal setting followed by implementation, collaborative problem solving, and development experience are required. Responsibilities of the position include day to day management of JPPM operations, strategic and operational planning, reporting, budgeting, fundraising, and some capital project development and administration. The successful candidate will be expected to reach out to JPPM’s many and diverse audiences to build long-term support for current operations and future initiatives. S/he must be an effective and dynamic spokesperson in the community and with the media. S/he will be expected to work effectively with MHT and MDP staff, the MHT Board of Directors and Friends of JPPM as well as with local, state, and federal government agencies. The Director reports to the Deputy Director of MHT.

The position works a standard work week but will often work evenings or weekends to accommodate activities such as representing the organization at public events.

Requirements include: Master’s degree in museum studies, archaeology, anthropology, public history, public administration or related field; and, five or more years of progressive management experience. Candidate must have strong leadership skills; an energetic and innovative mindset; demonstrated experience in staff and budget management and fundraising; the ability to delegate wisely; excellent organizational, interpersonal, public speaking and writing skills; and a strong interest in working collaboratively. Proficiency in the use of computers for word processing, financial management, e-mail, and Internet required.

Send resume with cover letter by July 27, 2010 to:

Miriam Hensley

Maryland Department of Planning

Division of Historical & Cultural Programs

100 Community Place

Crownsville, MD 21032-2023

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

OPen until
07/27/2010

How to apply
We submitted a job announcement yesterday for Director of Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum, Calvert County, MD......we would like to un-post the ad....we are doing REVISIONS.....and will resubmit in the near future...thank you.... POSITION AVAILABLE Maryland Department of Planning Division of Historical & Cultural Programs
Miriam Hensley
Phone: (410) 514-7607
Fax: (410) 514-7678
ADDRESS
100 Community Place
Crownsville, MD 21032

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