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Director, Westford Historical Society & Museum, Westford, MA

The Westford Historical Society & Museum first formed in 1958 to study, document, and preserve Westford's history and material artifacts. Housed in the original 1794 Westford Academy building--one of the first co-educational secondary schools in Massachusetts -- Westford Academy is noted for a student body that included the son of Paul Revere, and Ellen Swallow Richards, the first female to be accepted to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

THE POSITION

The Director of the Westford Museum is the public face of the Westford Historical Society. The Director acts as media spokesperson for the Museum; participates in strategic planning and helps develop vision for the museum and then implements those plans; seeks and receives funding through grant applications and other fund-raising activities; directs acquisition and maintenance, display, and general welfare of the collection in accordance with professional standards. Responsible for development of plans and budgets for exhibits, and programs for consideration by the Board. Responsible for orientation, training, work assignments, motivation, and evaluation of volunteers and any other staff.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Previous Museum Management experience. A Strategic and Visionary Leader. An Engaged and Enthusiastic Ambassador. Nonprofit Management. Passion for the Mission.

CONTACT 

whssearch@gmail.com for full job description.

All inquiries and discussions will be considered strictly confidential. EOE/AAO

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Part time
SALARY RANGE: 14,000/year

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