Executive Director

Metropolitan Waterworks Museum, Inc., Boston, MA

The Metropolitan Waterworks Museum seeks an Executive Director to lead its next stage of growth and development. The Museum (www.waterworksmuseum.org) uses its magnificent building, mammoth steam pumping engines, and the adjacent historic reservoir to interpret unique stories of one of the country’s earliest metropolitan water systems. It does so, through focused educational programs and exhibits on engineering, architecture, urbanism, public health and social history, addressing the past, present and future. The successful candidate will be a strategic, creative thinker who is enthusiastic about the Museum’s historic, technical and architectural story and its educational mission. Prerequisites include: Experience leading a non-profit organization; Competence in finance, administration and operational management; A solid background of effective staff and volunteer management; Proven goal-setting and problem-solving skills; Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively. The successful candidate will be expected to reach out to the museum’s diverse audiences to build and strengthen long-term relationships and broaden support for current operations and future initiatives. Consequently, s/he must be an effective and dynamic spokesperson in the community and with the media. This is a full time appointment with a salary commensurate with experience and qualifications for an institution of this size. The Executive Director works closely with the Board’s Executive Committee and supervises two full time and two part time accredited staff, four part time contract staff, and over 20 volunteers. Send résumé and letter of introduction to Waterworks Museum Search Committee (mwmsearch2016@gmail.com ) by June 15, 2016. Posted on: 03/21/2016