The Museum Director is responsible for supervising and managing the Museum. The essential functions are: direct and oversee museum functions; develop, implement, and evaluate specific fund-raising plans; supervise ten or more employees; manage the recruitment, training, assignment, and recognition of volunteers; and perform administrative functions. The Director coordinates with the Director, trustees, department heads and volunteer committees to achieve long- and short-range objectives of the Museum. The Director administers policies adopted by the AMSE Foundation Board of Directors (Board).
This position is contingent upon the award of a contract.
Directs and oversees museum functions to include administration, curatorial, education, public relations, and auxiliary services following departmental guidelines to ensure a professional standard of operations with regard to museum programs and services.
Coordinates the work of all organizational elements within the department.
Advises division heads regarding services, projects, programs, and financial and resource management.
Reviews organization patterns, work relationships, staff responsibilities, and organizational structures to ensure effective functioning of the divisions.
Meets with executive, supervisory, and administrative employees to discuss and resolve budgetary issues, review projects and programs, establish or redirect priorities, review policies and procedures and implement improvements.
Prepares and present studies, plans, reports and recommendations to the Museum Board.
Oversees the records keeping operations for the museum to ensure that records are comprehensive, up-to-date and useful to the management of the museum.
Develops, implements, and evaluates specific fund raising plans to carry out the goals and objectives approved by the Museum Trustees.
Plans and implements appropriate donor recognition programs.
Writes or edits grant applications to public, private or corporate funding sources. .
Serves as a spokesperson for the Museum.
Coordinates or participates in capital or endowments campaigns as assigned.
Writes, edits or reviews committee reports, promotional materials and correspondence.
Supervises ten or more employees including professional and support staff in order to ensure that goals and objectives are carried out according to organizational standards and procedures.
Oversees the recruitment, training, assignment and recognition of volunteers and staff.
Performs administrative functions such as preparing and administering the budget, developing policies and procedures for Museum operations.
Serve as a non-voting member of the Board which includes attending scheduled Board meetings and providing a written report on Museum activities.
Participates with the Board in long range planning and prepares reports as needed or requested.
Provides information and assistance to members, staff or public concerning museum operations.
Oversees the operations and staff of the museum
Excellent planning, organization and administrative skills
Strong leadership skills and vision
Excellent interpersonal skills
Public speaking and presentation skills
At least five (2-3) years' museum or non-profit managerial experience to include at least two years of managerial fund-raising, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge of and experience with budgeting and managing finances
Oak Ridge, Tennessee, United States
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