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Opening: President & CEO, Spartanburg County Historical Association (Spartanburg, SC)
Historic Preservation Blog from PreservationDirectory.com - Executive, History, Museums, Preservation, South Carolina, southeast, President
Contributed By: Suzanne Brooks
Website: http://www.spartanburghistory.org

Opening: President & CEO, Spartanburg County Historical Association (Spartanburg, SC)
The Spartanburg County Historical Association (SCHA) has an immediate need for a President & CEO.  SCHA is a non-profit organization that operates Walnut Grove Plantation, the Historic Price House, and the Seay House of Spartanburg County in addition to the Spartanburg Regional History Museum located at the Chapman Cultural Center in Spartanburg, SC. The individual in this role will be responsible for overseeing the strategic initiatives of the Spartanburg County Historical Association, board communication, budget management, fundraising, membership, and marketing. This is a full-time position under the supervision of the Board of Directors. The President & CEO directly manages two part-time staff members and five hourly tour guides. As a key member of a small staff, the President & CEO will be expected to collaborate with other members of the lead staff team to accomplish other tasks as necessary. 

President & CEO Responsibilities

•       Communicates and collaborates with board to ensure successful implementation
of strategic initiatives

•       Seeks out strategic partnerships and identifies mission-oriented
projects that fit broader community objectives

•       Manages SCHA lead staff team and coordinates with them to develop and
implement strategic projects and programming

•       Works with board to create and implement fundraising initiatives to
support mission

•       Recruits and retains membership

•       Writes grants and oversees successful implementation of grant-funded
projects

•       Develops annual budget and presents budget recommendation to board

•       Serves as public “face” of institution to Spartanburg community
through public speaking and service on community boards and committees

•       Keeps informed of best practices for museums and historic sites and
works with staff to ensure adherence to, or work towards, best practices

•       Coordinates historic site event rentals and rental of caretaker’s
facilities

  

MINIMUM TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

A Masters Degree in Public History, Museum Studies, Historic Preservation, or a related field and 3 year of experience in museums, historic sites, and/or nonprofits; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.  Must possess a
valid driver’s license.
 
Salary: $38,000-40,000
 
For more information about the Spartanburg County Historical Association, please visit www.spartanburghistory.org
 
To apply, submit resume and cover letter to apply@spartanburghistory.org.

Application Deadline:
until filled



 

Keywords: Executive, History, Museums, Preservation, South Carolina, southeast, President

Posted: December 22, 2021
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