TITLE: Museum Director
LOCATION: Morton Museum
OPENING DATE: September 17, 2019
CLOSING DATE: Until Filled JOB
CLASS CODE: 9201
SALARY: $41,252 - $49,301 annually (DOQ) with excellent benefits package
FLSA STATUS: Exempt
PRIMARY FUNCTION: The purpose of this classification is to perform responsible professional and administrative work for the development, execution, and management of the policies, programs and initiatives of the Morton Museum of Collierville History. This position serves as the public face of the Morton Museum and assures that the Museum’s mission is carried out with the highest professional standards and in a manner that meets a wide range of audience needs and expectations. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree with major course work in History, Art History, Museum or American Studies, or a closely related field; supplemented by two (2) years responsible experience in a professional museum setting; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
SPECIAL REQUISITES: First-aid and C.P.R. certification required within six (6) months of employment. Experience in grant writing, educational program planning, docent training, public speaking, Public relations and marketing, and donor development and fundraising preferred but not required. Incumbent may be required to work late hours, weekends, and holidays, as necessary.
LICENSES: Valid Motor Vehicle Operators License is required at time of hire NOTES: Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, but which may involve some lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling of objects and materials of moderate weight (12 - 20 pounds) and occasionally moderately heavy objects (20 - 50 pounds). Must be able to pass a work-related physical and drug test.
WE REGRET WE ARE UNABLE TO ANSWER ALL INQUIRIES. WE WILL ONLY NOTIFY CANDIDATES SELECTED FOR TESTING OR INTERVIEWS.
APPLY: Submit an original Town of Collierville application to Human Resources, 500 Poplar View Parkway, Collierville, TN 38017. Applications are available to download at www.collierville.com under Employment Opportunities, or you may obtain one from our Human Resources Office. Applications must be submitted either by mail or in person to the above address. The Human Resources Office is open Monday – Friday, from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. We are unable to accept faxed or emailed applications
NOTES: Please submit a new application each time you apply for a Town job. Pursuant to Tennessee open records law, applications and resumes are subject to disclosure.
THE TOWN OF COLLIERVILLE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE IN HIRING. MINORITIES, WOMEN AND DISABLED ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. IF YOU HAVE A DISABILITY AND REQUIRE SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS DURING THE SELECTION PROCESS, PLEASE NOTIFY THE HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE AT (901) 457-2290. THE TOWN OF COLLIERVILLE IS A DRUG FREE WORK PLACE