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Executive Director

25 Sep 2017 5:54 AM | Anonymous

Havre de Grace Maritime Museum

100 Lafayette Street

Have de Grace, Maryland

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The Havre de Grace Martime Museum and Environmental Center (the Museum) ( is accepting applications for a part-time executive director (28 hours per week with flex time).  We are seeking an experienced administrator with strong management, organizational, writing, budgeting and financial management experience and interpersonal skills.  Experience with non-profits and or grant management, social media, volunteers’ management, as well as fund-raising is preferred.

This position was created by the Board of Directors (the Board) based on the Strategic and Business Plan and a comprehensive staffing needs assessment, as well as on a recent reorganization of the Museum that includes the new Environmental Center. The Museum is currently run by volunteers, contract personnel, and part-time staff. The executive director reports to the President and works with the Board of Directors, the environmental center director, and working committees to manage the day-to-day affairs of the Museum’s operations, programs and activities. Occasional weekend and evening hours are required.


Minimum required:  Bachelors degree and five years experience in administration with increasing levels of responsibility.  Three years of practical experience overseeing day-to-day operations of an organization; supervising staff; budget development and management; and liaison/ public engagement of external organizations (e.g., government, other non-profits, local businesses and or unrelated organizations).  Demonstrated competence with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point and graphics programs).


Salary and benefits

 $32,700/year, one week vacation after one year.

Please provide three references, job history and a succinct letter of interest.  The letter of interest (addressed and e-mailed to the Board of Directors) should provide a statement of your specific interests in the position, your most relevant qualifications and other attributes and qualities that would make you particularly suited to this position.

Each qualifying candidate will be provided an opportunity to meet with our search committee at the Museum to learn more about the organization and our expectations for the position.

Advertising closing date:  On or before November 15, 2017

Hiring start date:  On or before February 1st 2018

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