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Museum Director


The Museum mission to "bring our diverse world to children" is advanced by its prestigious collections of children's art from 80 countries and related educational objects, and its culturally diverse educational programs for children. It is chartered by the NYS Department of Education, recognized by other children's museums, and earned grassroots support as evidenced by its successful $1.7 million capital campaign for a renovated building that opened in 2011, go where children discover the world. The annual operating budget exceeds $200,000 with anticipated growth in the future.

Preferred Qualifications and Abilities:

• Degree in nonprofit management,
museum studies, business, or related field, along with a minimum of 3 to 5
years related work experience

• Marketing and fundraising

• Development and implementation
strategies to take organization to the next stage

• Results-oriented,
entrepreneurial, and adaptable approaches to financial management/planning

• Experience with financial
accounting, staff management, and educational programming

• Proven record of successful
proposals and grants to government agencies, businesses, or foundations

• Relationship builder with
patrons, stakeholders, sponsors, government officials, staff, media, educators,
and tourism representatives

• Effective oral and written
communication and organizational skills

The position of Director is an exciting opportunity for an
energetic, strategic thinker with strong leadership skills and a proven
fundraiser and partnership builder who can advance the institution to higher
levels of service to the public and a greater presence in the global community.
The Director serves as principal community spokesperson, leads staff, and
manages all Museum operations. He/she will develop and execute Museum policies,
programs, and initiatives as directed by its Board of Trustees.

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Name Description
Deadline 8/4/2017
Date Listed: 7/7/2017
Organization World Awareness Children's Museum
Web Address
Address 89 Warren Street
City Glens Falls
State/Prov NY
Country United States
Postal Code 12801-3504
Job Listing
Job Status Full-Time
Exemption Status Exempt
Salary $47,500- $52,500
Application Instructions Address cover letter to Edward Fitzgerald, President of the Board of Trustees and send with resume to Karin Kilgore-Green at

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