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National Guard Memorial Museum - Deputy Director Search (Washington, DC)

22 Nov 2021 10:53 AM | Luke Guthrie

Job Title: Deputy Director National Guard Educational Foundation

Department: NGEF

Reports to: Director of National Guard Educational Foundation

FLSA Status: Exempt

Summary: Oversees all aspects of the National Guard Memorial Museum, library, archive, and National Guard Monument in Normandy Beach, France and is responsible for the curation, direction, management and tours of the facility by performing the following duties.

Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned. 

  1. Acts as a director, curator, and registrar of the National Guard Memorial Museum, library, and archive. *
  2. Responsible for the day-to-day management of the National Guard Memorial Museum, library, and archive.*
  3. Provides tours of the National Guard Memorial Museum.*
  4. Responsible for narrative text, photographic curation, copyright adherence, design, and general aspects of all Museum exhibits to include temporary displays.*
  5. Responsible for temporary exhibits of National Guard art and sculpture and also curator. *
  6. Serves as registrar to include gift, temporary custody, loan agreements, and annual inventory. *
  7. Acts as a historian, National Guard Educational Foundation, and National Guard Association of the United States. *
  8. Manages all aspects of National Guard Monument in Normandy, France. *
  9. Oversees the Medal of Honor Gallery. *
  10. Develops and executes programs.
  11. Writes articles for internal and external periodicals and journals. *
  12. Works in conjunction with the archivist around management of preservation duties, oral histories, digitization, reference services, and archival stacks. *
  13. Works in conjunction with the Archivist / Museum Specialist in website and social media input, maintenance, and content. *
  14. Writes and publishes blog posts, events calendar, and informative articles on new acquisitions for website public interest. *
  15. Responsible for the management of the Guard Muster. *
  16. Responsible for the management of the National Guard Educational Foundation store. *
  17. Trains and supervises the interns and volunteers in collection management, docent duties, and other requirements as assigned. *
  18. Responsible for advertising for, interviewing, and in-processing interns and volunteers and acts as a liaison with associated universities and organizations.*
  19. Creates theme for National Guard Educational Foundation portion of National Guard Association of the United States Annual Conference.*
  20. Supervises the Archivist / Museum Specialist. *
  21. Assists in planning and executing special events.
  22. Provides support in fundraising appeals.
  23. Maintains filing system for historical documents.
  24. Performs filing and copying.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Manages one employee. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Language Ability:

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.

Math Ability:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Education/Experience:

Master's degree (M. A.) or equivalent; and two to four years related experience in a museum setting.

Knowledge, Skills and Other Abilities:

·     Ability to act ethically

·     Written and verbal communication skills

·     Passion for American history

·     Organizational skills

·     Ability to be flexible

·     Ability to multi-task

·     Customer service skills

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 job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit.  The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, use hands, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, ability to adjust focus, and ability to see color.


Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Salary: $75,000 plus an extremely attractive benefits package

Please submit letter of interest and resume to HR.finance@ngaus.org


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