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Posted: 08/12/2014

Harbor History Museum

The Harbor History Museum is a cultural center located in Gig Harbor, Washington. Gig Harbor is a small scenic seaport town about one hour south of Seattle and just west of Tacoma, Wa. The museum has several permanent exhibits, gallery space for short term exhibits and research/ meeting space.

Executive Director
Professional Opportunity
Gig Harbor, WA

Executive Director

Posted: August 12, 2015
Closes: September 5, 2015

Harbor History Museum

Required Degree: BA/BS

Gig Harbor, Washington

Full Time, Experienced

The Harbor History Museum (HHM) Executive Director (ED) is the chief executive of the Museum and is responsible for the leadership and management of the organization. The ED is charged with delivering on the mission and goals of the organization in a fiscally sound and sustainable manner. The ED plays a leading role in developing and implementing the strategic plan of the Harbor History Museum while maintaining positive relations with the board, volunteers, and community.

Other job responsibilities include:

Act as the public persona of the HHM, promote HHM to local and surrounding community

Lead all long and short term fundraising efforts

Oversee event management for major income producing events

Oversee exhibit selection, execution and marketing

Develop business and marketing plans and reports for management and board use

Recruit, retain and manage staff and volunteers

Manage day to day museum operations

Develops and uses appropriate administrative systems and management practices

Take care of the physical plant and leverage site attributes to HHM benefit

Key qualifications for this position include: outstanding leadership, innovation, communication, and fundraising skills. The applicant should have a Bachelors degree and at least five years of management experience. Museum and non profit experience will be considered in evaluating submissions.

Salary Competitive, including benefit package.
Reports to Board of Trustees through President

Employment in this position is contingent upon a satisfactory background check. Harbor History Museum is an AA/EO Employer. HHM is a 501(c)(3) organization.

Please submit a cover letter indicating your interest and unique qualifications along with CV including professional experience, education, publications, awards, projects, presentations, membership (affiliations) and references.

Actual position description available upon request. E mail requests to lee@gly.com

Application Instructions:
Please submit application to the Board President

Mary Grubbs, President

Harbor History Museum
Gig Harbor, WA 98332

No telephone calls please.

Museum Website:www.harborhistorymuseum.org

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How to apply
Please submit application to the Board President president@harborhistorymuseum.org Mary Grubbs, President Harbor History Museum Gig Harbor, WA 98332 No telephone calls please.
Lee Kilcup
4121 Harborview Drive PO Box 744
Gig Harbor, WA 98335

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