General Statement of Duties: Supervises the operation of the Wyandotte Historical Museums (the Ford-MacNichol Home, 2610 Biddle Ave.; the Historic Marx Home, 2630 Biddle Ave.; the Historic Burns Home, 2624 Biddle Ave.; and the Log Cabin in Bishop Park.) and special event programming. The Director shall report to the Superintendent of Recreation, Leisure, and Culture, and advocate for the general policy direction established by the Wyandotte Cultural and Historical Commission subject to the approval of the Mayor and Council.
Distinguishing Features of the Class: The Museum Director plans, develops, directs, maintains and coordinates the operation of the Museums. The work of the Director is supervised daily by the Superintendent of Recreation, Leisure, and Culture (RLC). Job performance is reviewed through periodic evaluations involving direct supervisor and the Wyandotte Historical Commission. Supervision is exercised over staff employees whom could be but not limited to curators, part-time clerical, maintenance workers and volunteer workers.
Examples of Work: (Illustrative Only)
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Thorough knowledge of the methods and techniques of directing the operations of a Museum; good knowledge of the principles and practices of directing personnel and coordinating volunteer work; ability to meet the public to discus and promote Museum goals; ability to work under the dual direction of a day-to-day supervisor and Commission; and ability to establish and maintain working relationships with other department heads and/or commissions.
The salary range for this position is $32,793.49 - $39,347.98 annualized.
Interested applicants can visit our website: http://wyandotte.net/front_desk/employment_opportunities/index.php to download the application and submit via email to email@example.com.
Posted on the MMA website 8/7.