Two more maritime history jobs
Executive Director, Antique Boat Museum, Clayton, NY
The Antique Boat Museum (ABM), the largest freshwater nautical Museum in the world, requires a full time Executive Director effective June 1, 2016. Situated on the St. Lawrence River in the beautiful 1000 Islands in upstate New York, ABM has grown exponentially in the last fifteen years, and the Board of Trustees is conducting a national search to identify outstanding leaders who have demonstrated executive experience, imagination, and vision to lead the Museum through its next decade of growth. The Executive Director oversees a dynamic institution with a talented staff of 40 full-time and part-time employees, an operating budget of approximately $1.6 million, $200 thousand in annual capital projects, $23 million of assets, a 4.5 acre river campus with five recently constructed exhibit buildings and a collection of over 320 antique boats. The successful candidate should have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, demonstrated success in fund raising, building strategic partnerships, and financial management experience. She or he should have experience with an educational or cultural institution, and have an affinity for the mission of the Museum. Interviews will begin January 2016, an appointment will be made by March 15, and the appointment will commence no later than June 2016. More information about the Museum is available at http://www.abm.org. Starting salary is competitive and dependent on qualifications and career accomplishments. Interested candidates should submit cover letter, resume, and three letters of recommendations to Executive Director Search, Antique Boat Museum, 750 Mary Street, Clayton, NY 13624, or emailed to EDSearch@abm.org.
Senior Vice President for Curatorial Affairs, Mystic Seaport:The Museum of American and The Sea Mystic, CT
Mystic Seaport seeks a Senior Vice President for Curatorial Affairs. The Vice President will direct exhibition and research programming for the Seaport. Successful candidates will possess proven record of achievement as a curator, strategic leader, staff manager, and program innovator. A full position profile may be found at http://www.mcaonline.us/ Interested applicants should submit résumé, cover letter, and three references to the consulting firm retained for this search. Management Consultants for the Arts, Inc. Mystic Search Attn: Linda Sweet or Bill Appleton By email: MCAwall2@gmail.com