Sherman County Historical Society and Museum
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Position Notice
Executive Director
Sherman County Historical Society, Moro, Oregon

Full-time position responsible for the national award-winning museum’s daily operations and yearly goals (80%), and support for the Board in its stewardship role (20%). Supervises volunteers associated with various museum functions. Key qualifications: energetic, collaborative leader; strong communication skills; a record of achieving results; passion for rural community development; experience in rural communities. Minimum 5-years relevant educational or hands-on museum management experience, volunteer management, nonprofit management, fund development and grant writing; related degree preferred. Direct experience in museum collections care and management is a plus. Visit for more information and job description. Salary starts at $35,000. Send resume and cover letter postmarked by 1/4/2012 to: to Hiring Team c/o or Hiring Team, Sherman County Historical Society, P. O. Box 173, Moro, OR 97039.
The Sherman County Historical Society in Moro, Oregon is seeking applications for an executive director, a full-time position responsible for the national award-winning Sherman County Historical Museum’s daily operations and yearly goals (80%), and support for the Board in its stewardship role (20%). The director, supervised by the SCHS Board of Trustees, supervises a team of volunteers associated with various museum roles.

As the Museum’s first full-time executive director, the person selected will have the challenge and opportunity to shape SCHS’ long term sustainability as a local and regional resource through new exhibits, increased volunteer development, more diverse funding, and updated long range plans.

Hours of work will vary and will include some evenings and weekends based on event schedules. Regular attendance is a basic employer expectation. Physical requirements include lifting and carrying up to 25#, kneeling, sitting, standing and climbing stairs.

The successful candidate will be an energetic, collaborative leader with a passion for rural community development, experience in rural communities, at least 5 years relevant educational or hands-on experience with museum management, volunteer and nonprofit management experience, strong written, spoken and Internet-based communication skills, the ability to work independently and productively without day to day supervision, fund development and grant writing experience, and a track record of achieving results. Direct experience in caring for a museum collection is a plus.

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