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Executive Director Furnace Town Living Heritage Village

11 Nov 2018 2:29 PM | Anonymous

Furnace Town is the site of the early 19th Century Nassawango Iron Furnace and collection of historic and interpretive structures in a park-like setting in the Pocomoke Forest near Snow Hill, Maryland.  Since 1982 the Furnace Town Foundation has operated the site seasonally from April through October to preserve and interpret the history of the site and region to the public and school groups each year.

The Executive Director is responsible for providing the strategic leadership for the Furnace Town Living Heritage Village, oversees the interpretive and educational programs of paid and volunteer artisans and staff, guides outreach and promotion initiatives, and plans for the maintenance of buildings and facilities.

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Desired experience might include historic preservation, non-profit administration, strategic planning, grant writing and administration, historic/educational programing, publicity/outreach, and event planning/management.

Anticipated salary range is from $25,000 to $30,000

Applications submitted to the search committee by December 14, 2018 will be given priority consideration. 

Please provide cover letter, resume, and references to the Executive Director Search Committee, email: or mail:  Furnace Town, Attn: ED Search Committee, PO Box 207, Snow Hill, MD 21863.

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