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Deadline to apply for Historical Museum and Village manager post is Friday

By Staff | Jul 13, 2009

The Sanibel Historical Museum and Village is currently accepting applications for manager of the museum. This is a salaried position requiring four days a week, Wednesday through Saturday.

The Museum is open October through April from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and May through mid-August from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The manager runs most of the day-to-day operations of the Museum and performs many high-level,non routine tasks either independently or when assisting Board of Director members, docents and volunteers. The salary is $25,000 per year. There is no paid vacation, sick leave or other paid benefits.

The position requires a background relating to such fields as museums, membership associations, management consulting, office management, computer training, computer maintenance and knowledge of Sanibel history. Attributes such as superior computer skills, special projects management, volunteer and employee supervision, planning, formatting, composition, and editing of newsletters and other written communications, leadership, management, organizational, professional written, oral and interpersonal communications, and detail-orientation are among prerequisties for this position.

Those interested in applying should send a cover letter and resume to: Sanibel Historical Museum and Village, Manager Search, 950 Dunlop Road, Sanibel, FL 33957 or they may be faxed to 239-472-2277. As an alternative, you can e-mail your cover letter and resume as Microsoft Word attachments to calusa1513@embarqmail.com.

Due to the limited summertime hours, phone calls cannot be accepted. The deadline for receipt of cover letters and resumes is Friday, July 24, 2009. Interviews are scheduled for August and a decision will be made by September 1. Applicants must be able to begin work on October 1, 2009. Sanibel residency is preferred.