Job Opening: Executive Director

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Job Opening: Executive Director

The Williamstown Historical Museum seeking an Executive Director!

The museum is the official repository of historical documents belonging to the Town of Williamstown.  In addition, it showcases a vast collection of artifacts and provides a variety of programs for all ages that spark an interest in how our past influences our lives today.  The museum is located at 32 New Ashford Road (Route 7 South) in the Williamstown Five Corners Historic District.

The Executive Director provides visionary leadership in all aspects of the Williamstown Historical Museum’s programs and services: supervising the collection and its acquisitions, the mounting of exhibits and contributions to its quarterly newsletter.  The E.D. assures appropriate stewardship of WHM’s financial and facility resources, develops and monitors systems for effective administration and participates in staff development – especially local volunteers and student interns.  The Executive Director reports to the Board of Directors.

This is a part-time position of 20 hours per week, including some weekend hours. Applicants must be competent in Microsoft Word and its suite of programs and QuickBooks. Familiarity with Past Perfect museum software is a plus.  Strong organizational and communication skills are essential as is a genuine desire to meet and work with visitors.  An interest in local history is desirable. Submit a cover letter and resume via email to [email protected] with the heading “WHM Executive Director Search.”  Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

For more information on the museum and its offerings, please look around our website.  We are committed to collecting and sharing the stories of all residents of this area, across the centuries.