Museum Director – Johnson County Museum, Overland Park
Museum Director – Full Time, Exempt
Beginning Salary: $66,352 – $82,950.40 annually (depending on experience)
The Museum Director actualizes the mission of the Johnson County Museum by developing and implementing short- and long-range plans for the preservation and interpretation of Johnson County history. The Director professionally manages the museum by recruiting, training, supervising and mentoring a staff of 12 employees; by planning and monitoring annual budgets to achieve the goals and priorities set forth by museum governing boards, JCPRD, and BOCC. The Museum Director facilitates the activities of two museum boards: the Museum Advisory Council, appointed by the County Commission and the Museum Foundation Board, a not-for-profit support organization. The Museum Director also serves as assistant treasurer and board member of the Johnson County Museum Foundation to establish greater long-term financial stability and growth through diversification of funding sources. Finally, the Museum Director participates as an active team member of JCPRD management, and is involved in community and professional organizations to increase awareness of and support for the museum.
Required – Bachelor’s degree required Museum Studies, American History, American Studies, or related field.
Preferred – Master’s degree in applicable field of study.
Required – Five years of progressively responsible museum high-level management experience. Five years of relevant administrative experience. Five years of leading, supervising, and coordinating the work of others.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, strong mathematical and budgeting, skills, knowledge of marketing and fee strategies. Ability to work on multiple priorities simultaneously. Leadership and supervisory skills, including teambuilding, motivation, delegation of duties, strategic planning skills, goal setting skills, and complex decision-making skills. Skilled in public presentations and report preparation. Must successfully complete education, criminal history and driving background checks.
Interested applicants shall provide a resume and cover letter to the attention of Susan Scanlon, Personnel Coordinator, by January 26. Additional information about can be found online at JCPRD.com, or by clicking here for a PDF.