Position Announcement |Executive Director |Kodiak History Museum |Kodiak, Alaska
The Position: Executive Director
Kodiak History Museum (KHM) seeks an experienced professional with a passion for engaging others in the exploration of the natural, cultural, and artistic heritage of a dynamic community to serve as its next Executive Director (ED). Partnering with the Board of Directors, the ED provides leadership, strategic direction, and vision for the achievement of KHM’s mission. The incoming leader will be met with an exceptional team of professional museum staff and a charge to continue deepening and expanding relationships within the Kodiak community and beyond. The ideal candidate will be a resourceful leader with a track record of leading and managing high-performing teams, demonstrated success fostering mutually beneficial partnerships, and experience creating inclusive spaces in richly diverse communities.
The Leadership Opportunity
Kodiak History Museum has made significant advancements in decolonizing the collections, expanding accessibility, and growing its endowment, while navigating challenges through the pandemic. This offers the incoming executive director an opportunity to modernize the care and management of the collections, stabilize operations, and cultivate innovative partnerships to amplify mission. KHM’s next leader will join a closely-knit, fun-loving staff passionate about the future role museums will play in community engagement.
Compensation and Application Process This is a full-time position paid $78,000 to $87,280 annually, depending on experience. The Kodiak History Museum provides competitive benefits including paid time off, health insurance, and a 401K retirement. To read the full position profile and application instructions, please visit: https://www.forakergroup.org/site/index.cfm/cboard-view/9789
Kodiak Historical Society follows the spirit and intent of all federal, state and local employment law and is committed to equal employment opportunity. Kodiak Historical Society is committed to providing equal opportunity for all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability,
political affiliation, personal appearance, family responsibilities, matriculation or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law.
KHM is especially interested in candidates whose background and experience have prepared them to grow our commitment to engagement and inclusion with culturally diverse audiences.
Kodiak History Museum is located in the traditional homeland of the Alutiiq/Sugpiaq people.