We are seeking a full-time Executive Director to oversee and manage our six museum sites, 10,000-plus-piece collection of decorative arts and to administer a staff of three full-time, five part-time, and numerous volunteers, as well as contracted services.  The Executive Director is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the organization’s facilities, supervising its educational programs, as well as performing a lead role in development.  The person in this position reports directly to the Board of Trustees.

Located in East Hampton, New York and founded in 1921, The East Hampton Historical Society’s mission is to serve its residents by collecting, preserving, presenting, and interpreting the material, cultural, and economic heritage of the town and its environs.

The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:

—     Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in History, Public History, Museum Studies, Nonprofit Administration/Management, or equivalent degree program.

—     Experience in museum or nonprofit work for a minimum of 2 to 5 years.

—     An interest in and knowledge of American History is essential.

The complete job description can be found on our website <>

To apply, send a substantive cover letter and résumé to .


Job Information
  • East Hampton, New York, 11937, United States
  • 26498876
  • January 13, 2016
  • Executive Director
  • East Hampton Historical Society
  • Directors/Administrators
  • No
  • Full-Time
  • Indefinite
  • Master’s Degree
  • 2-3 Years
  • 0-10%