|Location:||Connecticut, United States|
The Connecticut Historical Society (CHS), one of the oldest state-level historical societies in the nation, is seeking a fulltime Executive Director. The Executive Director oversees CHS’s planning and programs in fulfillment of the mission and in accordance with professional, scholarly and ethical standards and supervises CHS’s staff and operations to ensure that CHS functions as a visitor-centered, public service-oriented, high-profile organization that maximizes the potential of its human and financial resources. S/he is responsible for keeping the organization’s operations, finances, policies, program, and reputation up-to-date and relevant to contemporary audiences,ensuring the overall well-being of CHS on a day-to-day basis. The ideal candidate will have at least five years of institutional experience in a senior leadership position, demonstrating success in fundraising, financial and staff management, and obtaining resources necessary to move the institution forward.
Please e-mail a cover letter, current resumé, salary history and three references to the Chair of the CHS Board of Trustees’ Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include “CHS ED Search” in the e-mail subject line. The cover letter will be most effective if it calls attention to demonstrated experience and specific results achieved with respect to the key competencies required for the position. Applications must be received no later than April 30, 2013.
|Primary Category:||American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Architecture and Architectural History
Art and Art History
Social History / Studies