Posted June 26, 2020
The General Henry Knox Museum seeks qualified candidates for the position of executive director. The successful candidate will be an energetic leader and seasoned museum professional who welcomes a challenge, loves history (especially early American history), and is excited about working with a dedicated group of constituents to preserve and share the unique mission of the museum with others.
The General Henry Knox Museum is a nonprofit organization dedicated to engaging residents, students, and visitors of all ages in the exploration of early American history. Montpelier, built in 1929, houses permanent and seasonal collections and exhibitions centered on the life and times of General Henry Knox. Governed by a 17-member volunteer board, and guided by a strategic plan, the museum has a budget of approximately $250,000.
The person in this position will recruit, develop, supervise and evaluate staff; work closely with the board of trustees and its committees; effectively direct the energy and enthusiasm of members and volunteers; and engage the diverse constituencies served by the museum’s programs. Major responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
strategic and long-range plans
The successful candidate will possess the following credentials:
DESIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
HOW TO APPLY
Please submit a cover letter and resume to the following address:email@example.com. Your cover letter and resume should contain detailed information concerning your work experience, past successes, leadership experience, qualifications, and fundraising capabilities. Please be prepared to provide contact information for professional references upon request.
You may send paper copies to: Executive Director Search, General Henry Knox Museum, P.O. Box 326, Thomaston, ME 04861, but electronic submission of materials is preferred. No phone inquiries, please. Review of applications will begin on July 1.
The General Henry Knox Museum is a nonprofit organization and an equal opportunity "at-will" employer committed to providing equal employment opportunities based upon an individual's ability and qualifications. We do not discriminate against people on the basis of race, citizenship, ancestry, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, mental or physical disability.
Additional Job Information
Job Type:Part Time – 30 hour week
Start Date:September 1, 2020
Specific Location:The General Henry Knox Museum
Application Deadline:June 30, 2020
For more information about the museum, please visit www.knoxmuseum.org.