Salary Range DH26
This classification serves as director of the museum of history and natural history and plans, organizes and directs management both independently and jointly with the Board of County Commissioners and a five-member Museum Advisory Committee. As director, serve as advisor to the Board of Commissioners on all museum related areas and fulfill objective established by the Commissioners. Serve as liaison between the museum and Museum Advisory Committee, Friends of the Museum and Museum Foundation, as well as the community. The director is actively involved in program and exhibit development and works side-by-side staff in development activities.
EXAMPLES OF PRINCIPLE DUTIES
(Duties assigned to this classification include, but are not limited to, the following examples.)
2. Prepare and
in the areas
4. Serve as
and Board of
5. Develop and direct educational programs provided through the museum.
6. Represent and market museum activities and programs with business associations and the community to promote donations, support and volunteer services. Respond to, and effectively resolve, inquiries, complaints or problems affecting services.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY REQUIRED BY THIS POSITION
Knowledge of: Thorough knowledge of principles, methods, and techniques of effective administration including public relations, personnel management and fiscal management to develop, implement, and evaluate programs; thorough knowledge of policies, techniques, and ethics as applied to modern museum programs, goals, and objectives. Skill in: Report writing and grant and budget administration. Ability to:
both oral and
requests and grant
and reports; make
applicable and use
motivate and lead
calm and use good
friends of the
groups, media and
Education, experience and training:
possess a valid
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS OF THIS POSITION
This classification is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Board of Commissioners. The Museum Advisory Committee, as an advisory committee, provides general direction to the museum director.
This classification supervises curators, research librarian and clerical support staff and has final responsibility for work performed by the department.
Work is performed within established museum policy and procedures; state and county statutes, rules, regulations, orders, resolutions and ordinances; management, personnel and financial theories, principles and practices and accepted museum procedures within the museum profession. Incumbent remains current on guidelines and utilizes seasoned judgment in interpreting and usage of appropriate guidelines. As department head, can implement or revise department policies.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
Regular and consistent attendance is required. Work is primarily performed at museum complex in an office environment; may involve hearing voice conversation, keyboarding, lifting up to 25 pounds, reaching, sitting, standing and walking. Field inspections are conducted to view historical sites and involve walking natural terrain. A reasonable amount of driving is required.