We’re Hiring – Museum Manager

May 24, 2019 9:46 am Published by Leave your thoughts The Central Sierra Historical Society & Museum is now accepting applications for the position of Museum Manager. To apply please e-mail your resume, cover letter, and two letters of recommendation to Lisa Monteiro at lisa@sierrahistorical.org.   Job Title: Museum Manager Reports to: CSHS Board of Directors Classification: Full-time Wage: Dependent on Qualifications (Range $35,000 – $55,000) Benefits: Negotiable   Description: The Museum Manager is responsible for directing management of Museum operations including, but not limited to: development and implementation of policies, regulations, budgets, operations, employee relations, training, maintenance, expansion, short & long range planning, customer service, marketing, and other administrative/supervisory direction of all activities at the Museum.   Responsibilities:
  • Implement Board policies by establishing administrative procedures
  • Work closely with the Chair and Board Committees to plan and implement projects and events
  • Attend CSHS board meetings, and other activities as appropriate
  • Direct the operations of other CSHS employees and volunteers to ensure high standards and performance are maintained
  • Make public appearances and CSHS presentations as directed by the Chair of the Board of Directors
  • With the Development Coordinator, Treasurer, and Board of Directors, manage the implementation of the current annual budget, and oversee future budget planning and development at the Board’s direction.
  • Provide liaison, technical advice, assistance, and administrative support to the CSHS & Museum staff, directors, and committees.
  • Serve as the primary spokesperson for the organization and respond to public and member inquires and contacts in a timely and knowledgeable manner.
  • Support and implement Board policies and actions with individuals, corporations, and governmental agencies.
  • Collaborate with local, state, regional, and national organizations and associations to promote the interests of the CSHS, its members, and activities.
  • Organize all meetings as directed by the Chair or Vice Chair.
  • Maintain and improve CSHS and A Forest Without Trees websites and future expansion
  • Provide leadership for outreach to retain and recruit members.
  • Serve as a non-voting ex officio member of the Executive Committee and the Board of Directors.
  • Work with staff and Development Coordinator to plan and execute social media and marketing strategies.
  • Work with Development Coordinator and Development Committee to implement fundraising efforts.
    Qualifications & Requirements:
  • Passion for and commitment to the Central Sierra Historical Society’s mission and guiding values
  • Minimum three (3) years of management experience
  • Administrative experience with non-profit organizations
  • Experience growing an institution or staff
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-starter: able to conceive tasks and see them through with little to no guidance
  • Supervisory experience of three (3) or more employees
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and web design
  • Experience with donor database management
  • Superior written and verbal communications skills
  • Excellent attention to detail, project management, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and within a collaborative team environment
  • Creativity and vision for growth
  • Valid California Driver’s License


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