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Posted: 02/26/2017

Genesee Country Village & Museum

Senior Director of Programs
Professional Opportunity
Mumford, NY
Commensurate with experience


The Senior Director of Programs will provide leadership and management of current and new public programs for Genesee Country Village & Museum, the countryís third largest living history museum located 25 miles outside of Rochester, NY, which also includes a nature center and art gallery. The Senior Director will be a creative thinker who can develop informative and interesting programs for a wide range of audiences and also oversee the strategic planning process. The position will require extensive collaboration with the Senior Director of Interpretation and other key staff across the Museum. Finally, the Senior Director will manage the development of an individual group tour program in concert with Interpretation Department and art gallery staff for both domestic and international tourist designed to provide a significant increase in attendance and revenue in the coming years.

The Senior Director will manage a staff of 5 direct reports and a budget of over $500,000 and serve as a member of the Museum's leadership team.


8+ years of experience in a museum or educational institution, with a focus on programming, marketing, and/or tourism, with a preference for a living history site. Supervisory and programming experience also required.

  • Preference for Masterís degree in related field.
  • Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills.
  • Ability and desire to work in a team environment and manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Proven ability in management and leadership including supervision, planning, budgeting, oral and written communications and training.
  • Proven ability in creating, planning, implementing, and evaluating creative and relevant public programs for a wide range of diverse audiences. Experience with strategic planning is a plus.
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How to apply
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Mumford, NY 14511

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