Antique Boat Museum in Clayton, NY Seeks Applicants for Exec Director and Educator Positions

ANTIQUE BOAT MUSEUM SEEKS EXPERIENCED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

The Antique Boat Museum (ABM), the largest freshwater nautical Museum in the world, requires a full time Executive Director effective June 1, 2016. Situated on the St. Lawrence River in the beautiful 1000 Islands in upstate New York, ABM has grown exponentially in the last fifteen years, and the Board of Trustees is conducting a national search to identify outstanding leaders who have demonstrated executive experience, imagination, and vision to lead the Museum through the next decade of growth as it becomes an international museum.

The Executive Director oversees a dynamic institution with a talented and committed staff of 40 full-time and part-time employees, an operating budget of approximately $1.6 million $200 thousand in annual capital projects, $23 million of assets, a 4.5 acre river campus with five new exhibit buildings and an extraordinary collection of over 320 antique boats. The successful candidate should have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, demonstrated success in fund raising and building strategic partnerships, and financial management experience. She or he should have not-for-profit experience either with an educational or cultural institution, and have an affinity for the mission of the Museum and its unique setting in the 1000 Islands of the St. Lawrence River.

Interviews will take place in January 2016, the appointment will be made by March 15, and the appointment will commence no later than June, 2016. More information about the Museum is available at www.abm.org. Starting salary is competitive and dependent on qualifications and career accomplishments.

Interested candidates should submit cover letter, resume, and three letters of recommendations to Executive Director Search, Antique Boat Museum, 750 Mary Street, Clayton, NY 13624, or emailed to EDSearch@abm.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Confidential inquiries may be addressed to John MacLean at johnmaclean@abm.org.

FULL TIME EDUCATOR
The Antique Boat Museum (ABM), the largest freshwater nautical Museum in the world, requires a full time Educator effective February 2016. Situated on the St. Lawrence River in the 1000 Islands region, ABM has a talented and committed staff of 40 full-time and part-time employees, a 4.5-acre river campus with five recently constructed exhibit buildings and an extraordinary collection of over 320 antique boats. The Educator is a member of the Public Programming Department, which is responsible for creating mission-driven exhibits, programming, workshops and classes. The Educator’s principal responsibilities are to develop, administer and evaluate the Museum’s educational programming.

The successful candidate should have a degree in Museum Studies, Education, or related fields; have teaching and/or curatorial and exhibit experience; and have excellent communication and organizational skills. Starting salary is competitive and dependent on qualifications and career accomplishments.

Candidates should submit cover letter, resume, and three letters of recommendations to Educator Search, Antique Boat Museum, 750 Mary Street, Clayton, NY 13624, or email to member@abm.org. More information about the position is available at www.abm.org.