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Posted: 10/21/2010

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden

Museum Administrator
Professional Opportunity
Washington, DC

PURPOSE OF POSITION: Advance the mission of Tudor Place by providing management of administrative functions including routine accounting, administration of human resources, museum-wide office systems, database management, and Board of Trustees. Position also collaborates on fundraising activities and supporting Executive Director.


Executive Director Support

Provide general and administrative support to the Executive Director.

Office Management

• Manage office equipment including server and phone system, providing technological support for individual users.

• Maintain corporate, communication, and financial files and institutional archives.

• Manage all office systems to ensure efficient work environment, including monitoring and ordering office supplies.

• Answer central telephone when Museum Assistant is not present

• Distribute mail

• Monitor, order, and organize office supplies and equipment

• Coordinate staff meetings.

Financial Management

• Manage budget preparation.

• Process all payables and receivables and perform basic accounting functions.

• Coordinate services of independent accountant.

• Manage audit

Board of Trustees

• Responsible for logistical arrangements for all Board and Committee meetings.

• Provide on-site management of meetings.

• Take notes and draft minutes.

• Coordinate communications records of Board of Trustees.

• Maintain manuals on Board policy, minutes, actions, and orientation.

• Coordinate and manage all communications with Collections, Development, Finance, Nominating, Strategic Planning, and Buildings and Grounds Committees

Human Resources

• Coordinate human resources administration including maintenance of records and facilitation of recruitment, orientation, and evaluation activities.

• Provide coordination of pension and health care plans.

• Process payroll.

• Calculate leave time.

• Run background checks (submit online and distribute as required)

• Arrange annual Staff Retreat in January.

Community Relations

• Manage all neighbor relations including semi-annual meeting of Neighborhood Liaison Committee and special projects such as Preservation Plan

• Monitor institutional adherence to the Board of Zoning Adjustment conditions


• Answer and route press inquirers and facilitate press visits.

• Take photos and/or video of events as requested by the Director of Communications.


Perform other duties including, but not limited to, work on projects and special events.


1. Bachelors degree.

2. Three years experience in administration or related experience.


1. Excellent computer skills, including knowledge of Raiser’s Edge and Quick Books.

2. Excellent interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills.

3. Detail oriented, self-starter with follow-through, initiative, and ability to set

priorities and handle multiple tasks.

4. Excellent discretion, judgment, tact, and poise with ability to maintain

confidentiality of privileged information.

5. Ability to work collaboratively with a broad range of staff, vendors and media.

6. Ability to work within tight deadliness with attention to detail and accuracy.

7. Knowledge of computer systems and familiarity with office equipment a plus.

OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
Please send your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to hbartlow@tudorplace.org. No calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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