June 21, 2019
St. Lawrence County Historical Association
Canton, New York 13617
The Executive Director will assist the Board of Trustees in all
aspects of managing the SLCHA. The Executive Director reports
directly to the Board of Trustees, President and/or Personnel
Expected responsibilities for the Executive Director include but
are not limited to the following:
P erforms duties and functions of the Executive Director in
accordance with the SLCHA By- Laws.
Develops and implements public relations strategies to promote
St. Lawrence County history and SLCHA programs and activities.
W orks closely with the Board of Trustees in developing and
implementing fundraising plans.
S erves as chief steward and manager of SLCHA assets including
the development and implementation of fiscal policies, maintenance
of physical plant, and preservation of the Association’s
Initiates and fosters cooperative efforts with other local
organizations, public and private, to promote the mission of the
Develops and maintains a volunteer program.
Serves as communicator and liaison between the SLCHA Board of
Trustees, SLCHA staff, the County Board of Legislators, the local
government historians, and the general public.
Manages all operations of the SLCHA.
Other duties as may apply.
Qualifications for the Executive Director include:
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Public History, Museum Studies
or a closely related field.
Minimum of two years’ experience working in a non-profit
setting, preferably a historical association.
Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices governing the
operation of a historical house and museum and the maintenance of
historical documents, records, and artifacts.
Knowledge of local history and historical source materials.
Good working knowledge of the principles and practices of
financial management, public relations, and fundraising
Ability to organize and direct the work of staff and volunteers;
minimum of two years’ experience preferred.
Full time salaried position
Salary range: $38,500 - $45,000
To be considered, applicants must submit a letter of
application, a resume and contact information for 3 professional
references. The deadline for receipt of all applicant materials is
July 12, 2019. Application materials should be sent via USPS to St.
Lawrence County Historical Association, 3 East Main St. Canton, NY
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