[Taxacom] job posting - Executive Director at DMNH

Liz Shea EShea at delmnh.org
Tue May 29 13:00:49 CDT 2007

I'm pleased to forward the following vacancy announcement for the Executive Director position at the Delaware Museum of Natural History.   Please direct questions to Jeanne Belk, Acting Director (jbelk at delmnh.org).

The Delaware Museum of Natural History
Wilmington, Delaware

The Delaware Museum of Natural History ("DMNH"), the only natural history museum in Delaware, with world-renowned collections in both mollusks and birds, serving both the educational and scientific communities, seeks a creative and enthusiastic Executive Director to lead the institution.  The Executive Director shall be prepared to build upon DMNH's foundation of collections, programs, and community services.  Candidates should possess a Master's degree or higher in a field related to the DMNH mission, and a working knowledge of educational, scientific, management, and museum practices.  A minimum of three (3) years of leadership and/or management experience is required.  The successful candidate shall have the ability to motivate staff and promote creativity.   Demonstrated financial management and fundraising skills are a requirement.  The position offers a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience and expertise.  Applications are invited through June 30, 2007.

Mail applications to:
Search Committee
The Delaware Museum of Natural History
P.O. Box 4220
Wilmington, Delaware 19807

Our mission is "To excite and inform people about the natural world through exploration and discovery."  For more information on the Museum, visit our website:  www.delmnh.org.


Elizabeth K. Shea, Ph.D.
Curator of Mollusks
Delaware Museum of Natural  History
4840 Kennett Pike
P.O. Box 3937
Wilmington DE 19807
Phone: 302.658.9111
Fax: 302.658.2610
Email: eshea at delmnh.org

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