New Executive Director Search

07/27/2022

The Howard County Historical Society in Kokomo, IN is soliciting applications for the salaried position of 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 Past Perfect software for collection management. Grant writing capabilities and financial management skills will be considered as enhancements. A background and/or interest in local history would be valuable as well. Compensation commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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 Judy Brown (Search chair) with "Search Committee" in the subject line to executivesearch@howardcountymuseum.org. Applications are due no later than August 15th. Interviews will begin in August and the position is expected to begin in the fall. Download fuller job description here.

The HCHS is an equal opportunity employer. The historical society 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.