Wanted: Executive Director

We are looking for an Executive Director for the Society who meets the following qualifications.

The ideal candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree. Museum or director experience preferable. An abbreviated job description follows.

Resume should be submitted by May 6th to the
Seneca Falls Historical Society,
c/o Personnel Committee,
55 Cayuga Street, Seneca Falls, NY 13148
or email
beckermansionsfhs@gmail.com,

SUBJECT: Personnel Committee.

The Executive Director shall:

I. Have the responsibility and authority for carrying out the policies and purposes that have been adopted and approved by the Board. The Director will have such powers and duties as may be designated by the Board;

II. Serve as the chief officer of the staff of the Museum, and will supervise and make recommendations to the Board regarding the appointment and, when necessary, dismissal of, individuals who occupy staff positions authorized by the Board;

III. Administer all aspects of the day-to-day, as well as long term, operations of the Society, including coordination of strategic planning functions;

IV. Be responsible for the development of the Society’s annual budget and report, working with the Treasurer, staff, and Committees;

V. Develop grant proposals, utilizing the support of the Education/Program Coordinator;

VI. Coordinate ongoing fundraising activities for the benefit of the Society;

VII. Support and assist the Education/Program Coordinator in the development of programs, workshops, and exhibits;

VIII. Be responsible for the exhibits, and maintenance/preservation of the Society’s collections and facility;

IX. Promote the Society to the general public;

X. Perform other duties as may be directed by the Board of Trustees.

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