Hours: Part-time, up to 20 hours per week Wages: Hourly, $13-$15 per hour
The Virginia Area Historical Society (VAHS) seeks a museum director for its Heritage Museum in Virginia, MN. VAHS is a small 501(c)(3) Minnesota nonprofit corporation governed by a volunteer board of directors. The museum director reports to the board and is the organization’s primary paid employee.
The director must have a passion for local history and demonstrate strong organizational and public relations skills. Major duties include providing museum tours, caring for museum collections and exhibits, assisting with events and programs, helping with research, coordinating volunteers, some bookkeeping, and handling correspondence. Computer literacy, including the ability to work with the VAHS website and Facebook page, is required. Preferred candidates have an educational background or equivalent experience in history, museum studies, and/or library science.