-Direct the overall operations and programs of the four museums.
-Develop the annual operating budget (requires Board approval)
-Establish a development program to include grant applications, general fundraising,and special campaigns.
-Broaden contacts with businesses, civic organizations, and professional groups.
-Develop cooperative relationships with local and state government officials.
-Be the primary public face and voice of the organization.
-Provide leadership for our membership program, special events and public outreach.
-Direct all museum staff.
QUALIFICATIONS: We seek candidates with a Master's degree in History, Historic Preservation, Museum Studies, or a closely related field. Employment history should include 3-5 years in museum/historic house administration and demonstrated success in fundraising and grant writing. Candidates should have genuine passion for America's historic places, knowledge of best practices in museum management;strong oral and written skills; and the ability to work well with others. Because our historic buildings are not ADA accessible, the ability to climb stairs is needed.