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Pattee Executive Director, Warren County History Museum (WCHM)

09 Jul 2022 12:47 PM | Alana Newman

EMPLOYMENT CATEGORY:    Salaried, Full-Time (40 hrs/week)
COMPENSATION RANGE:   $38 to $43K (commensurate with experience)
REPORTS TO:  WCHM Board of Directors

The Warren County (IL) Historical Society and Museum is soliciting applications for the salaried position of Pattee Executive Director. The successful candidate will present at least a B.A. (M.A. preferred) with additional experience in Museum/Non-profit management or Historical Studies and have demonstrable skills in interpersonal and public communication as well as experience in working with access program and Past Perfect software for collection management. Grant writing capabilities and financial management skills will be considered as enhancements. A background and/or interest in Midwestern history and agriculture would be valuable as well.

Duties will include preparing exhibits and programs; managing and scheduling for the museum building; supervising staff and coordinating communication with volunteers, society members, and the public; representing the organization in the community; strategic planning; grant writing and fundraising.

Send an application letter, resume, and three references to with "Search Committee" in the subject line. Applications are due no later than August 15th. Interviews will begin in August and the position is expected to begin in the fall.

Find out more about the Warren County History Museum here.

The WCHM is an equal opportunity employer. The Museum seeks talented people of all backgrounds—it values diversity of cultures, races and ethnicities, gender expressions, and abilities. Candidates who are BIPOC, LGBTQ+, bilingual or multilingual and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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