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Employment in the Historic Naval Ship Fleet

USS Kidd Veteran Memorial & Museum, a National Historic Landmark, and a proud member of the Historic Naval Ships Association and the Louisiana Association of Museums is seeking an exceptional candidate to serve as Executive Director.
The Executive Director is responsible for development, execution and management of policies, programs and initiatives of the memorial, as directed by the commissioners, and consistent with the memorial's mission.
The applicant must provide leadership characterized by an ability to engage commissioners and major stakeholders, develop and empower staff, build credibility, carry out plans and imbue a culture of professionalism and accomplishment.
The applicant must be able to build relationships with commissioners, major donors, the community and civic leaders.
He/she must have fund raising leadership ability that includes acquisition of major gifts and grants from foundations, corporations, individuals and the public sector at local state and national levels.
The Executive director is expected to maintain fiduciary responsibility over the financials of the Louisiana Naval War Memorial Foundation and Commission.
Please submit a cover letter and resume to: Chairman Joe Jenkins, 13606 Hico Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70714-466, or JoJenkins@cox.net. All resumes must be submitted by October 15, 2013.
Posted Sep 2013

Wisconsin Maritime Museum is seeking a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The CEO is responsible for the development, executive and management of the policies, programs, and initiatives of the Museum, as directed by the Board of Trustees, consistent with the Museum's mission. The next CEO must provide leadership characterized by an ability to engage trustees and major stakeholders, develop and empower staff, build credibility, carry out plans and imbue a culture of professionalism and accomplishment.
The candidate will be able to show success in cultivating and building relationships with a variety of constituents including trustees, major donors, community and civic leaders, and members and volunteers committed to the Museum's mission. The ideal candidate will also show successful fundraising leadership that includes acquisition of major gifts and grants from foundations, corporations, individuals and the public sector at the local, state and national level.
At minimum, a master's degree is required.
Application Process: Please submit resumes to Employment Resource Group (ERG), www.ergsearch.com , at: Tina@ergsearch.com Telephone: 920-996-9700.
If you are interested, and wish to see the complete job opportunity package, please email me at hnsa01@aol.com or Ms. Norma Bishop at nbishop@WisconsinMaritime.Org.
Posted June 2013

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is looking for an Associate Curator. This position provides curatorial expertise with an emphasis on aerospace history and technology. S/he assists with the research, planning, and implementation of temporary, long-term, and interactive exhibitions pertaining to aerospace subjects and other topics. The Associate Curator assists with the development of the Museum's collections and archives. S/he works closely with internal and external partners including vendors, scholars, former crew members, and the public. An integral member of the Museum's curatorial team, the Assistant Curator represents the Museum with a high degree of professionalism.
Candidate must have a Master's degree and four (4) or more years relevant work experience, preferably in a museum context. Knowledge of the history and/or technology of the U.S. space program, with an emphasis on manned spaceflight preferred. The candidate must have excellent writing skills with experience writing grants and writing for family-friendly exhibits. Strong proficiency in Microsoft office including proficiency with word processing, database, and mastery of spreadsheet software is required. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and organizational skills, attention to detail skills and ability to multi task effectively. The ideal candidate will have strong project management skills, including the ability to manage and track multiple project schedules and related financial data. This candidate will be able to supervise, train and motivate staff effectively with strong team building skills. He/She will have the ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations; ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals; ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. An ability to be flexible, proactive and resourceful is highly valued. Ability to work weekends, holidays, and other overtime as necessary.
For consideration e-mail resume with salary requirements to:
resume@intrepidmuseum.org.
Be sure to include the title of the position you are interested in and your salary requirements. NO PHONE CALLS.
Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is an equal opportunity employer.
Posted Mar 2013

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