Houston Maritime Museum Seeks Director of Operations
The Houston Maritime Museum is accepting applications for a Director of Operations
through May 15, 2012.
The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills
and be able to work as a team with trustees and volunteers. The candidate will be a
self-starter with a keen sense of intellectual curiosity and the ability and willingness to
take on a variety of new assignments. Schedule flexibility and the ability to handle
several projects at once are also critical. A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree, preferable
in Education, Museum Studies, Arts Administration, History, Anthropology, or related
fields is required. Excellent computer skills are essential – a thorough knowledge of
Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite is required as well as the ability to learn
database software. Knowledge of PastPerfect is a plus. Knowledge of and an interest in
maritime history and operations are desirable.
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Operations will develop and execute
educational and outreach programming for the museum, maintain the museum’s
databases and website and social media presence, and produce and distribute a
monthly e-newsletter. The Director will also assists with museum fundraising events and
campaigns. This is a full-time position with some evening and weekend hours required.
Salary is commensurate with experience.
Qualified candidates are encouraged to forward their resume to Diane Lipton, Executive