Museum Director (COO), National Museum of the Pacific War (Director I)

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JOB OBJECTIVE: The National Museum of the Pacific War is managed as a joint public-private partnership between the private nonprofit Admiral Nimitz Foundation (ANF) and the Texas Historical Commission (THC) as established by an Operating Agreement.  Under this agreement, the ANF is responsible for the site’s operation and management including revenue-generating operations and visitor services.  The Texas Historical Commission’s Museum Director (an employee of the THC under the direction of the Deputy Executive Director of Historic Sites) is responsible for providing museum business knowledge as well as standards and guidance while maintaining clear, open, and timely communication with and between both organizations. The position will ensure that all THC policies, procedures, and standards are addressed and adhered to in the preservation, operation, and maintenance of the museum and its collections of artifacts and documents.  The position advises the ANF on business and program development to enhance the operation as well as the stewardship of the museum buildings, grounds, and collections. The agency is looking for a seasoned museum professional to provide guidance and business advice to the ANF to safeguard state assets, enhance business operations and help grow visitation and revenue.  Under the supervision and direction of the Texas Historical Commission (THC) and the Admiral Nimitz Foundation’s Trustees (ANF) this position performs advanced managerial work providing direction and guidance in strategic operations and planning of the National Museum of the Pacific War. Work involves directing museum operational staff; providing leadership in the management; and directing and participating in programming, fundraising, marketing, development of strategic vision, collection stewardship, general business management, state funding financial management. Responsible for providing museum business knowledge as well as standards and guidance while maintaining clear, open, and timely communication with and between both organizations. May train others.  Work under minimal supervision, with extensive latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. 

21-38 Executive Manager NMPW (Director I).pdf

Job Vacancy Notice
Position Title: Museum Director (COO), National Museum of the Pacific War
Classification Title: Director I
Job Posting Number: 21-38
Salary: $5,784.85-$7,783.83/Monthly
Salary Group/Class#: B26/1620
FLSA: Exempt 
Opening Date: 05/26/2021
Closing Date: Until filled
Duration: Regular, Full-time
Hours/Week: 40
Work Location Address: National Museum of the Pacific War, 340 East Main Street, Fredericksburg, Texas 78624

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