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Wednesday, February 08, 2006

Position Available: Director Maine Maritime Museum

The Maine Maritime Museum is the major repository for the preservation of Maine maritime artifacts and archives, with rich collections and exhibitions interpreting the role of Maine ships, shipbuilding and sailors. Its campus, exhibits, educational programs and research facilities offer the general public, as well as serious scholars, a rich reservoir of maritime history and experiences.

The Board of Trustees seeks an Executive Director who's career demonstrates success in the following: leadership, management, communications, marketing, fundraising, program development, and volunteer recruitment and training. While we seek an individual with a passion for maritime history, the Maine Maritime Museum is blessed with an experienced and knowledgeable staff of fourteen. These individuals have a keen sense of Maine's maritime heritage and a thorough knowledge of the museum's collections and programs. In addition, an active and devoted team of volunteers works throughout the museum in support of its mission. We seek a leader who can harness the existing strengths of the museum and who can develop and sustain a new and exciting resource for visitors, members and researchers.
The museum is accredited by the American Association of Museums. Compensation is negotiable and will be commensurate with experience. Screening of applicants will begin February 13, 2006.
Interested parties should submit a cover letter and resume to:

Search Committee
Maine Maritime Museum
P.O. Box 662
Bath, ME 04530-0662

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