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  • 04/24/2018 12:00 PM | Tennessee Association Of Museums (Administrator)

    Job Title: Exhibitions Manager

    Department: Curatorial/Exhibitions

    Reports to: Chief Curator

    Direct reports: Museum Preparators

    Employment Status: Regular/Full-time

    The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art is searching for an Exhibitions Manager (open rank) to serve as a key member of the curatorial team. This is an especially exciting time to be a part of the Brooks as we begin the process of moving to a new building in downtown Memphis in 2023. The Exhibition Manager will be involved with the planning for the new galleries while also assisting with the programming in the current building in historic Overton Park.

    Summary:

    The Exhibitions Manager is responsible for the oversight, scheduling, and installation of all traveling and in-house exhibitions and all aspects of incoming and outgoing loans; this includes all related paperwork, budgets, and legal and ethical concerns/issues

    Duties/Responsibilities:

    Collaborates with curators in the organization and installation of in-house and traveling exhibitions including: reviewing contracts, preparing facility reports and condition reports, arranging transportation, insurance and packing/crating, and processing shipments with import/export customs brokers. Also assists in the production of museum exhibition catalogues.

    Coordinates all incoming and outgoing art and acts as courier for art objects on loan locally, nationally, and internationally.

    Responsible for maintaining all records pertaining to long term loans including computerized records, hard copy files, photographic files, all pertinent documentation including loan contracts, condition reports, and insurance.

    Responsible for coordinating with Security Director/Supervisors the contractual requirements of traveling exhibitions, and assists with training of Officers regarding exhibitions and loans.

    Works with Chief Curator and Registrar in creating Exhibitions Department annual budget and managing the budget.

    Manages museum Preparators; works collaboratively with Registrar and Assistant Registrar on various projects and assignments. Other duties as assigned.

    Skills/Qualifications:

    Masters degree in art history, fine arts, or museum studies, with minimum five (5) years museum experience. Thorough knowledge of museum registration methods, collections management, and museum standards. Proficiency in word processing, experience with museum database software, and budgetary procedures. Supervisory experience necessary. Excellent organizational skills with ability to manage multiple projects, work well under pressure and in a team environment, meet exhibition deadlines, and prioritize multiple tasks and requests. Strong communication and interpersonal skills with ability to interact with museum personnel on all levels: local, national, and international.

    Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

    Letters of interest and cv should be sent to: resumes@brooksmuseum.org with: Exhibitions Manager in the subject line.

    The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex or national origin.


  • 04/17/2018 2:41 PM | Tennessee Association Of Museums (Administrator)

    CITY OF PIGEON FORGE

    LIBRARY

    Position- Library Historian/Archivist (Part-Time)

    Job Description: This employee will work with the genealogist and director to provide historical information to the public, and will maintain the library’s oral history and local history collections. He/she will create and/or record programs relating to the region’s culture and history. Employee must exercise considerable independent judgment and initiative in performing duties prescribed in operating policies and procedures.

    Qualifications: High School Diploma; experience working for a public library or in the field of history; good supervisory skills, strong organizational, interpersonal and decision making skills; ability to present interesting and informative public presentations; excellent customer service skills and computer knowledge required. Position requires flexible scheduling, which may include occasional evenings and Saturdays, approximately 15-20 hours per week. Valid Tennessee Driver’s License required.

    Applications can be completed online at http://cityofpigeonforgetn.gov. Resumes are also being accepted. Mail resumes/applications to: City of Pigeon Forge, Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 1350, Pigeon Forge, TN 37868-1350.

    Applications will be accepted till position is filled.

    The City of Pigeon Forge is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers applicants for allpositions, including those that are federal or state sponsored, without regard to race, color,religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.The City is committed to complying with both Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000d). The City is a Drug-Free Workplace, and all applicants are subject to a background check (applicants over 18), drivinghistory check, and drug testing in accordance with City policy.


  • 04/16/2018 5:05 PM | Tennessee Association Of Museums (Administrator)

    Historic Non-Profit Seeks Operations and Retail Team Leader

    Flexible Work Schedule, Including Evenings, Weekends and Holidays

    Open Until Filled

    Position Located at Historic Rugby, Inc., Rugby, Tennessee

    Salary: $24,000-$28,000/year

    Insurance Stipend Provided

    Are you an enthusiast, customer-focused person with a sense of adventure? Are looking to build your resume, or for a lifestyle change? We have a fun full-time position for a passionate person, and you will work in an historic Victorian village bordering a national park.

    Historic Rugby, Inc. is a 501c3 nonprofit organization established to restore, preserve, protect and interpret the Rugby Colony National Register Historic District. We provide site tours, events, retail, event venue, lodging and cafe services. Learn more at historicrugby.org.

    We have an organizational philosophy that every visitor is a potential major donor to the non-profit.

    Located adjacent to a national park and state natural area, you will find clear trout streams and cool swimming holes in the nearby hemlock forest. If you are looking to make your fortune, this is not the place for you but if your fortune is measured in scenic beauty, quiet walks, deep conversations and sharing a unique historic treasure, we really should talk.

    Purpose of Job

    Under the supervision of the executive director, the Operations and Retail Team Leader is responsible for overseeing day-to-day activities related to housekeeping, lodging guest services, the Rugby Commissary, and grounds and building maintenance. This position will supervise site assistant staff, maintenance staff, the Rugby Commissary Coordinator, and will serve as team leader for workshops, retreats and events.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provide support to retail operations so members, guests, sponsors and partners have the best possible experience relating to Historic Rugby.

    • Report to Executive Director routinely on operations and communicate key issues.

    • Troubleshoot with staff to address challenges quickly and ensure they are resolved.

    • Work with Executive Director and other staff to research and plan events, workshops, and other activities.

    • Provide oversight to maintenance/construction projects and report progress to Executive Director.

    • Work with other staff members (Donor Relations Coordinator, Volunteer and Community Outreach Coordinator) to help secure sponsorship for events or projects.

    • Provide a high level of customer service to foster strong relationship with members, guests, sponsors and other audiences on the phone, in person and via email.

    • Maintain relationships and collaborate with current community volunteers, partners and staff to promote awareness of Historic Rugby and increase membership, donations and site visitation.

    Required Skills

    • Hard working, flexible and versatile

    • Personable with good communication skills both on the phone and in person

    • Outstanding customer service skills

    • Well organized and creative

    • Clear and accurate verbal communication skills

    • Willingness to adjust hours to accommodate the needs of the job

    • A regular and dependable level of attendance is an essential function for this position.

    • Ability to work productively in an unstructured environment with frequent interruptions

    Job Type: Full Time

    Required education:

    • High school or equivalent, prefer some college

    Please send your resume to Teresa Bowman at: tbowman@historicrugby.org or call 423-628-2441 for more information.


  • 04/06/2018 4:24 PM | Tennessee Association Of Museums (Administrator)

    Position: Paid Museum Collections Intern                          

    Location: Customs House Museum & Cultural Center, 200 S. 2nd Street, Clarksville, TN 37040

    Job Type:  Part-time Seasonal (May-June 2018)

    Classification:  Part-Time Internship, Non-Exempt

    Salaried/Hourly: $7.25 per hour (not to exceed 128 hours total)  

    Reports To:  Curator of Collections

    Internship Overview

    The Customs House Museum & Cultural Center in Clarksville, Tennessee has a opening for a part-time seasonal Collections Intern working alongside the Museum’s Curator of Collections. The successful candidate will assist the Curator of Collections with scanning, processing, and cataloging objects, photographs, and archival materials. The intern will gain experience in museum preservation, cataloging, scanning, photographing, labeling, and re-housing of the Museum’s collection.

    The Customs House Museum & Cultural Center’s mission is to collect, preserve, and interpret historical, artistic, and scientific material; its vision is to expose the widest audience possible to the creativity and ingenuity of the human spirit through art, science, and history within the context of cultural diversity. Its collection of approximately 21,000 objects primarily focuses on materials related to Clarksville, Montgomery County, its people, and their stories.

    The Museum opened to the public in 1984 in the historic 1898 Federal Building which originally served as Clarksville, Tennessee’s Post Office and Customs House. The structure was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972, and the building’s unusual architecture has since earned the reputation of being one of the most photographed structures in the state.  In 1996, an addition was added to the historic structure, increasing the facility to approximately 50,000 square feet, which made it the second largest general interest museum in Tennessee.

    Essential Functions

    1.     Organize and file records and images;

    2.     Create records and enter information into Past Perfect Collections Management Database;

    3.     Photograph or scan items and add images to PastPerfect;

    4.     Complete condition reports;

    5.     Label items with identification numbers;

    6.     Re-house objects using appropriate materials;

    7.     Additional duties assigned by the Curator of Collections.

    This internship description is not designed to cover or contain all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the intern. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

    Competencies

    1.     Knowledge and experience with correct artifact handling techniques;

    • 2.     Self-motivated with interpersonal skills;

    3.     Ability to work independently or with a team;

    4.     Knowledge of museum or archives procedures;

    5.     Experience with collections database software and standard computer skills;

    6.     Excellent written communication skills.

    Physical Demands

    1.     Periodic standing, walking, bending, and stooping, and the ability to lift 20 pounds;

    2.     Good hearing and vision;

    3.     Good eye/hand coordination;

    4.     Occasionally climbing a ladder.

    Travel

    This position will require 0-5% travel.

    Education and Experience

    Completion of coursework towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in History, Museum Studies, Public History, Art, or related field preferred.

    Schedule

    1.     This is a part-time seasonal internship during late spring and early summer of 2018, starting as soon as possible and ending by June 30, 2018;

    2.     The internship work schedule will be between Monday and Friday for no more than 8 hours per day and 30 hours per week;

    3.     The duration of the internship will be no more than 128 total hours;

    4.     Daily schedule and start date are negotiable.

    Internships at the Customs House Museum & Cultural Center are filled by the best qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, or disability who meet the related criteria of the internship description. All potential interns will undergo a background check, must provide proof of being able to legally work in the U.S., and must provide proof of identification via a state or federal issued form of identification.

    To be considered for this internship, email a cover letter and resume to Jim Zimmer, Executive Director at jim@customshousemuseum.org, with "COLLECTIONS INTERNSHIP" in the subject line.


  • 04/02/2018 11:45 AM | Tennessee Association Of Museums (Administrator)

    Historic Non-Profit/Natural Area Seeks Site Assistant

    Internships Welcome

    Flexible Work Schedule, Including Evenings, Weekends and Holidays

    Seasonal Position - Open Until Filled

    Position Located at Historic Rugby, Inc., Rugby, Tennessee

    Salary: $240/week

    Housing Provided

    Are looking to build your resume, for an internship or a lifestyle change? Does the idea of living in a quiet, rural setting appeal to you? Are you an enthusiast, customer-focused person with a sense of adventure? We have a fun seasonal position for a passionate person, and you will live in an historic Victorian village bordering a national park.

    Historic Rugby, Inc. is a 501c3 nonprofit organization established to restore, preserve, protect and interpret the Rugby Colony National Register Historic District. We provide site tours, events, retail, event venue, lodging and cafe services.

    Learn more at historicrugby.org.

    We greet guests with joy, love and happiness, and have an organizational philosophy that every guest is a potential major donor to the non-profit.

    Located adjacent to a national park and state natural area, you will find clear trout streams and cool swimming holes in the nearby hemlock forest. If you are looking to make your fortune, this is not the place for you but if your fortune is measured in scenic beauty, quiet walks, deep conversations and sharing a unique historic treasure, we really should talk.

    Purpose of Job

    The Site Assistant is responsible for providing housekeeping, lodging guest services, kitchen help, tours, grounds and general maintenance assistance.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provide a high level of customer service to foster strong relationship with members, guests, sponsors and other audiences on the phone, in person and via email.
    • Coordinate with other staff to provide housekeeping, assist with events, tours and other guest services
    • Maintain relationships and collaborate with current community volunteers, partners and staff to promote awareness of Historic Rugby and increase membership, donations and site visitation.

    Required Skills

    • Hard working, flexible and versatile
    • Personable with good communication skills both on the phone and in person
    • Outstanding customer service skills
    • Well organized and creative
    • Clear and accurate verbal communication skills
    • Willingness to adjust hours to accommodate the needs of the job
    • Ability to work productively in an unstructured environment with frequent interruptions

    Job Type: Seasonal

    Required education:

    • High school or equivalent, prefer some college

    Please send your resume to Teresa Bowman at: tbowman@historicrugby.org or call 423-628-2441 for more information.


  • 03/28/2018 11:41 AM | Tennessee Association Of Museums (Administrator)

    LANE MOTOR MUSEUM
    Nashville, TN

    Title: Curator

    Reports To: Director

    Areas of Responsibility:  Management and interpretation of the Collection

    FLSA:  Full-time

    Salaried/Hourly:  Salaried

    Basic Function:  To manage the collection and direct related educational opportunities for the public, in accordance with the Museum’s mission.

    1. Functions and Responsibilities
    • Oversees all aspects of the Museum’s curatorial program with respect to the Museum’s collection of automobiles, planes, boats, mono- and bicycles, motorcycles, and related materials, including objects on loan.
    • Works with and directs the efforts of the Education department as it relates to the collection.
    • In conjunction with the Director, develops and executes plans for the long-term preservation and exhibition of Collection objects.
    • Works with staff to develop and monitor annual and long-term budgets for acquisition, preservation, restoration, exhibition, and storage of Collection objects.
    • Directs the content, planning, and installation of exhibits, both permanent and temporary.
    • Assists the Director in the identification of future acquisitions, assessment of current holdings, and making recommendations as to the disposition of objects no longer suited to the Museum’s Mission and Collection Plan.
    • Assists the Marketing Department in the preparation of materials related to the marketing and promotion of exhibits, programs, and services.
    • Oversees research on Museum objects, and provides guidance in the acquisition of reference and other suitable materials for research and the library.
    • Assists with the development of the Museum’s research resources as a public resource, including digitization of select materials and detailed photography.
    • Responds to changing needs in the community, as well as the needs of the Museum’s visitors.
    • Develops a relationship with the local, regional, and national museum community, and serves as an ambassador for the Museum in the local and professional community.
    • Keeps up-to-date with changes in appropriate technology and curatorial techniques.

    Key responsibilities shall include:

    1. The planning, design, promotion, and maintenance of public exhibitions.
    2. Oversees documentation, organization, and appropriate storage of Museum objects, including loaned objects.
    3. Evaluation of existing and potential Museum vehicles as regards their suitability for the Collection.
    4. Direction of the technical staff in the proper care of objects.
    5. Review and verify the accuracy of the Museum’s descriptions of its objects, as well as those on loan. Conduct research to determine the provenance of objects when appropriate.

    Education, Experience, and Skills Required:

    • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Museum Studies, History, Library Sciences or related field required.
    • Qualified applicants will have had at least three years’ experience in an automotive museum or similar setting, developing and/or facilitating curatorial programs and services.
    • Strong research, organizational, and writing skills.
    • Basic understanding of mechanical and automotive systems, restoration, and maintenance.
    • Proficiency in standard Microsoft Office programs or similar is expected; uses technology to achieve desired results.
    • This position requires an outgoing, self-motivated individual who enjoys working with the public in a constructive, positive fashion resulting in appropriate resolutions of disputes and/or difficult situations.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills, attention to detail, ability to work as a member of a team as well as on your own is expected.
    • Creatively handles staff resistance to implementing changes in policies and procedures.
    • Has a high degree of personal and professional integrity; acts in an ethical manner and avoids conflicts of interest.
    • A varied schedule, including some evenings and weekends, may be required.
    • Qualified applicants will, at the Museum’s expense, take and pass a DOT physical and drug screening, as well as a background check.

    Compensation is based on qualifications and annual reviews will assess growth in job proficiency. Wages are based on a 40-hour work week. We enjoy 6 paid holidays/year, and earn 20 days/year of paid time off. Health insurance is available.

    Lane Motor Museum’s Mission Statement

    The mission of Lane Motor Museum shall be to collect, preserve, document, and interpret a mostly European collection of automobiles and motorcycles for the public, through both static displays and active demonstrations.

    Disclaimer Statement:

    This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate description of the current position, other or different tasks may be required when and if circumstances change (e.g. emergencies, changes in personnel, workload, rush jobs, or technological developments)

    ABOUT LANE MOTOR MUSEUM
    At Lane Motor Museum, visitors of all ages are introduced to a broad variety of vehicles from Europe, Asia, and the Americas. Engineering, politics, geography, economics and design are some of the ways these automobiles have been important to human history. Lane Motor Museum is a working museum with the goal of maintaining all vehicles in running order. Vehicles date from the 1920s to today and feature a variety of microcars, amphibious vehicles, military vehicles, alternative fuel vehicles, airplanes, prototypes, one-of-a-kind vehicles and motorcycles.

    The Museum is located on one of Nashville’s old pikes, about halfway between our vibrant downtown and Nashville International Airport. Nashville, named an It City by Forbes and the New York Times, is a growing and dynamic Southern city – for more information about Nashville, see: https://www.nashvillechamber.com/explore/live/relocate

    Applicants may reply via email with Cover Letter and Resume to: positions@lanemotormuseum.org

    Or by mail to:

    Curator

    Lane Motor Museum

    702 Murfreesboro Pike

    Nashville, TN 37210


  • 03/12/2018 10:55 AM | Tennessee Association Of Museums (Administrator)

    Position: MUSEUM MEMBERSHIP COORDINATOR

    Location: Customs House Museum & Cultural Center

    Job Type: Part-time

    Classification: Non-exempt

    Salaried/Hourly: Hourly

    Reports To: Finance Manager

    Position Overview

    The Museum Membership Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the management of the Museum’s membership program, including accurately processing and tracking membership information, generating new initiatives to strengthen and grow the program, and engender enthusiasm for museum support.

    Essential Functions

    1. Maintain accurate membership records and member mailing list using PastPerfect, Constant Contact, Excel, and Word;

    2. Reconcile membership forms with daily store transaction reports and PastPerfect entries entered by store associates;

    3. Coordinate with store and visitor services staff on membership promotion, processing, and distribution;

    4. Respond promptly to membership inquiries;

    5. Send renewal letters and expired membership notices;

    6. Coordinate with Executive Director regarding renewals and strategies to retain upper level members, including: renewal notices, thank-you letters, and other communications as needed;

    7. Coordinate distribution of membership cards and information to new and renewing members in a timely manner;

    8. Implement strategies for recruiting and retaining members by reviewing, evaluating, and promoting current and potential member levels, prices, and benefits;

    9. Explore new membership initiatives (i.e. green memberships) and member satisfaction with current benefits;

    10. Compile monthly names of new and renewing members to be listed in newsletter;

    11. Develop annual membership budget in consultation with the Finance Manager;

    12. Compile monthly PastPerfect membership report for Finance Manager;

    13. Coordinate with marketing staff to update and brand promotional membership materials;

    14. Compile monthly report of member numbers for Membership Committee and Executive Director;

    15. Set and meet goals for membership numbers and sales across the various levels;

    16. Purge any incomplete or inaccurate records in database;

    17. Protect member information as outlined in organizational policy;

    18. Plan and coordinate member appreciation events;

    19. Contribute to institutional long-range planning as related to membership;

    20. Serve as an ex-officio member of Board of Trustees’ membership committee;

    21. Other duties as determined by supervisor or Executive Director.

    This job description is not designed to cover or contain all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

    Competencies

    1. Excellent communication and public relations skills;

    2. Experience in digital and physical record management, Point of Sale (POS) systems, and credit card processing;

    3. Strong attention to detail;

    4. Ability to solve problems quickly and effectively;

    5. Experience with membership database software preferred;

    6. Experience with recruiting and maintaining members preferred;

    7. Excellent customer relations experience;

    8. Self-motivated;

    9. Team player with all staff;

    10. Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs;

    11. Friendly demeanor and professional appearance.

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    1. Working at desk and utilizing a computer for prolonged periods of time;

    2. Periodic standing, walking, bending, climbing, and stooping, and the ability to lift 20 pounds;

    3. Good hearing and vision;

    4. Good eye/hand coordination.

    Travel

    This position may require 0-5% travel time.

    Education and Experience

    Graduation from secondary education or GED required, higher education degree preferred.

    Schedule

    This is a part-time position with regular hours from 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. on three established days between Tuesday and Saturday, with a one-hour lunch break or 9:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. with a half-hour lunch break. Additional hours may be required to accommodate special projects or member events. Pay periods are bi-monthly on the 15th and last day of each month.

    Benefits

    Paid vacation hours and sick time. Potential for professional development opportunities.

    All new or vacant positions at the Clarksville—Montgomery County Museum, d.b.a. the Customs House Museum & Cultural Center will be filled by the selection of only fully qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, or disability who meet the job related criteria of the job description. All potential employees will undergo a background check, and must provide proof of being able to legally work in the U.S. All potential employees who have cause to drive their own vehicles and/or Museum vehicles for justifiable and approved Museum business must have a valid driver’s license and proof of auto insurance.

    All resumes and inquiries should be emailed to our Executive Director, Mr. Jim Zimmer atjim@customshousemuseum.org


  • 02/15/2018 9:26 AM | Tennessee Association Of Museums (Administrator)

    CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

    Organization Overview

    Cheekwood is a 55-acre American Country Place Era estate in Nashville, Tennessee, that operates as a Botanical Garden, Historic Home, and Museum of Art. Built in 1929 by the Cheek family who amassed their fortune, in part, through the Maxwell House Coffee business, the estate was gifted and opened as a public institution in 1960. Today, it features 12 distinct gardens, a one-mile woodland sculpture trail, a 7,000-piece permanent art collection, and a Georgian-style Mansion with historically furnished rooms and art galleries.

    With a $10M annual operating budget and some 200 employees, Cheekwood annually welcomes 225,000 visitors, including 14,000 members, for year-round seasonal festivals, world-class art exhibitions, breathtaking gardens, and educational and public programs for all ages. A member of the American Public Gardens Association, Cheekwood is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Its mission is to preserve Cheekwood as an historical landmark where beauty and excellence in art and horticulture stimulate the mind and nurture the spirit.

    The Opportunity

    Cheekwood is realizing unprecedented financial success, with three consecutive years of operational surplus, and engaged in its most ambitious fundraising initiative to date, having raised $22M of a $30M campaign to increase endowment, address deferred restoration, build capital reserves, and fund new revenue-enhancing capital projects, including a two-acre Children’s Garden, opening in 2019, and a major renovation of Cheekwood’s 10-acre Carell Sculpture Trail to follow in 2020.

    The Chief Financial Officer reports to the CEO and is part of a six-person Senior Leadership Team which develops annual goals and objectives for realizing strategic initiatives as outlined in the institution’s five-year strategic plan and long-term master site plan. The CFO also serves as staff liaison to the Board’s Finance Committee, organizing four quarterly meetings per year.

    The Ideal Candidate

    Cheekwood seeks a strategic Chief Financial Officer with a track record of organizing a growing non-profit organization to meet future expansion. The CFO is responsible for aligning financial reserves to realize the implementation of Cheekwood’s long-term Master Site Plan and for identifying concrete ways to engage in increasing financial reserves and cost-savings, to ensure a stable, sustainable organization with longevity.

    Core Responsibilities

    Develop and manage all budgets, forecasts and internal financial plans and processes

    Direct all accounting, general ledger and operations functions

    Oversee Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable

    Drive best financial practices within the organization and oversee the management and coordination of all fiscal reporting including organizational revenue/expense and balance sheet reports, schedule of pledges/payments of campaign funds, reports to funding agencies, development and monitoring of organizational contracts and grant budgets

    Develop and maintain a rolling three-year business plan, establishing KPIs and short and long-term goals to manage existing and projected financial resources needed

    Participate in all internal planning for program and capital expansion to ensure alignment with financial projections

    Build and foster relationships with banks, donors, vendors, and outside consultants

    Utilize technology to optimize all reporting and analytical functions

    Oversee all purchasing and payroll activity for staff and participants

    Explore and suggest how to invest reserves and resources to generate passive income

    Develop and maintain systems of internal controls to safeguard financial assets and oversee federal awards and programs

    Oversee the coordination and activities of independent auditors ensuring all audit issues are resolved, 403(b) compliance issues are met, and the preparation of the annual financial statements is in accordance with U.S. GAAP and federal, state and other required supplementary schedules and information

    Assist in the design, implementation, and timely calculations of wage incentives and salaries for the staff

    Oversee business insurance plans and 403b investment options

    Recruit, train, and supervise finance team

    Qualifications:

    Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance

    Master’s Degree and Certified Public Accountant (CPA) preferred

    Knowledge and experience with not-for-profit and public accounting

    Experience at the Controller or Chief Financial Officer level

    Five to seven years financial management experience with the day-to-day financial operations of an organization of at least 75 staff persons

    Experience working with external auditors, compliance and regulatory oversight

    Commitment to results; 'can-do" mindset; outstanding problem-solving ability

    Excellent analytical, communication and presentation skills

    Sense of humor, integrity, personal sense of accountability

    Knowledge of Abila MIP Fund Accounting and Microsoft Office 2016 on a Window 7 or 10 computer in a Windows Server environment

    Please send letter of interest and resume to Penny Bruckse, Vice President of Human Resources at Pbruckse@cheekwood.org. EOE


  • 02/02/2018 10:16 AM | Tennessee Association Of Museums (Administrator)

    Chief of Museum Operations Advertisement

    The Andrew Jackson Foundation seeks an experienced museum professional to serve in the newly created position of Chief of Museum Operations (CMO). This position manages the day-to-day museum operations of Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage in Nashville, TN. The Hermitage is a 129-year-old presidential home museum and one of the nation’s first National Historic Landmark sites. It includes the 1,120 acre property, 27 buildings, and a full and part-time staff of 106. The CMO will report directly to the President and CEO, and be a member of the museum’s executive management team. Working with their direct reports, the CMO will provide leadership and direction in the planning, controlling, and general operation of the museum (e.g., collections management, research, educational and interpretive programming, public programming, guest services, preservation of buildings and sites, property management, and security). The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of museum management principles and administrative practices; strong skills in project management and execution; and experience in budget development and management. The CMO position requires an advanced degree and a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in museum and non-profit management, and a combination of knowledge and experience in American history, collections management, historic preservation, interpretation, and public history.

    Applications are due no later than close of business on Thursday, March 1, 2018. A complete application must include: 1) cover letter expressing the applicant’s interest in the position and the institution and why they believe they are a good fit for this position, 2) a current, up-to-date resume and/or curriculum vita, 3) four writing samples relevant to the position requirements, and 4) five professional references. A lack of any of these components will disqualify the applicant from further consideration. Applications are strictly confidential, and must be sent electronically. Paper applications will not be accepted. For a complete position description interested parties should contact: CMOsearch@thehermitage.com.

    The Andrew Jackson Foundation is a 501(c)(3) corporation. It strictly adheres to an equal opportunity policy.


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