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Executive Director Job Description

Executive Director

Crested Butte Mountain Heritage Museum

To preserve, share and celebrate the history and traditions of Crested Butte and the Gunnison Valley. Through engaging educational and cultural experiences, the Museum connects people to the past, the place, and each other.


Job Description

 The Executive Director shall be the chief staff officer of the Corporation and shall direct and execute all decisions not reserved to the Board of Directors and shall preform such other duties as the Board of Directors may prescribe or authorize.  The foregoing duties shall include, but not be limited to, the hiring, supervision of and discharge of employees, the day to day operations of the Museum and its physical plant, strategic planning, fiscal management, fundraising, membership and community relations, programing and marketing. 


Skills Necessary

 Ability to serve as an articulate spokesperson for the Museum.

Team builder with strong interpersonal skills.

Supervisory skills, especially as relevant to paid and volunteer staff and administrative management of an organization

Experience in development and fundraising, including foundation and government grants as well as corporate and private donations; demonstrated ability to develop partnerships and identify creative solutions

Financial record-keeping skills and general knowledge of accounting principles.

Familiarity with the following applications: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, PastPerfect, QuickBooks

Interpersonal and team interaction skills; ability to work with a diverse community and with Board committees


Required Qualifications:  The Executive Director will have a relevant bachelor's degree and 3-5 years' work in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience, demonstrating ability required to support a non-profit organization and manage a small museum and museum store.

Compensation: This is a full time, salaried position, salary range $45,000-$55,000 DOE, which requires some weekend and evening hours.  

To Apply: Please email a Cover Letter and Resume to cbmuseumjobs@gmail.com