Wilmington Railroad Museum Executive Director
Instructions To Apply
Please review the Position Description below for the Executive Director. This position has a starting salary range of $40K to $45K annually, and provides limited health, retirement and vacation benefits. If you are interested in applying for this position, please forward your resume with cover letter to the website, or address listed below, with reference to the Executive Director Position. Please submit your response no later than September 30, 2018, and include in your cover letter the desired salary you are seeking and the reason you have interest in the position.
Wilmington Railroad Museum
505 Nutt Street
Wilmington, NC 28401
Because our ability to handle telephone inquiries is limited, we would
appreciate it if you do not call to check on our staffing progress. EOE
Wilmington Railroad Museum
Position Title: Executive Director
Date: August, 2018
General Statement of Job
The Executive Director is responsible for the management of the Wilmington Railroad Museum (WRRM), which is a not-for-profit museum operation located in Wilmington, NC. These functions include, but are not limited to: long/short-range planning, budget development & administration, personnel management, facility maintenance, service delivery, and other administrative functions. Work includes directing WRRM activities by providing leadership in planning, development, and implementation of programs, policies, practices, and procedures for the WRRM. The Executive Director also provides input and information to the Board of Trustees in regard to the strategic planning of programs and activities. The Executive Director is directly accountable to the Board of Trustees for performance and services delivered and for accountability of compliance with federal/state/local laws governing not-for-profit organizations.
Essential Functions: These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position.
Budget and Finance:
Perform other duties as assigned by the Board President/Trustees.
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Public, Education, History, or Library Administration, or closely related field of study, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Five (5) or more years of progressively responsible management and leadership experience of a not-for-profit or business organization, including five years of experience in a senior management capacity. Possess a working knowledge of the principles and processes of not-for-profit or business operations to include, but not limited to, administration, budget preparation, policy formation, consensus building and strategic planning.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Desired Traits and Characteristics
Ability to use small office equipment, including copy machines or multi-line telephone systems.
Ability to use computers for internet research, data entry, spreadsheet preparation, word processing, and/or accounting purposes. Be receptive to new and emerging technology that may enhance the museum’s communication process.
Working Conditions & Physical Requirements
The work is typically performed while sitting at a desk or table or while sitting, standing, or walking. The employee may occasionally lift light to moderately heavy objects.
The work is typically performed in a museum/office environment with regular outdoor observation & inspection of museum grounds and external exhibits.
Ability to see, detect color, depth, and texture.
Ability to hear.
Ability to speak.
This position description does not create an employment contract, expressed, implied or otherwise.