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Museum Director

06 Dec 2021 9:41 PM | PHYLLIS DRURY

DIRECTOR

Ethan Allen Homestead Museum Burlington, VT

The Ethan Allen Homestead Museum is the home of Revolutionary War hero and Vermont founder Ethan Allen and is located in the vibrant city of Burlington, Vermont. The Museum seeks a talented Director to operate a museum and work with a diverse Board of Directors in this well-loved Vermont historic site. In Museum Operations they will work with the President, Board Members and their committees to assure the direction and vitality of the museum; Maintain working relationships with the Winooski Valley Park District and the Vermont Indigenous Heritage Center; Oversee management of the museum property and the Collections, assuring cleanliness/order of both Visitor Center and Homestead; Maintain the museum website; Supervise staff and volunteers in their work and procedures; Work with the Volunteer Coordinator to maintain daily schedules among tour and museum volunteers; Update and maintain all information social media, including online store and tour sign ups and Shopify account; Schedule bus and school tours and maintain details of the tours; Manage event calendar and send press releases in a timely manner; Plan and Schedule the EAHM Lecture Series. In Outreach they will maintain current databases for volunteers, members, and donors; Initiate/maintain communication with schools/educational organizations. Oversee and help Education Coordinator and or Committee through outreach to schools/teachers and with preparation of school programming; Work with the Board of Directors, committees and volunteers to plan, schedule and execute special events, including advertising both in-house and within the community. Minimum Qualifications: B.A. in a Humanities discipline. Evidence of work with volunteers and ability to maintain a website/social media a strong plus. Above all else we seek a strong work ethic, a “can do” attitude, and a “Revolutionary Spirit” like Ethan Allen himself! To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to rgrandchamp40@aol.com

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time

SALARY RANGE: 34-36k


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