Antique Boat Museum Seeks Controller
The Antique Boat Museum requires a full time Controller effective May 15, 2016. This senior-level position provides management, leadership, and visionary responsibility for all financial affairs and activities for the Museum. Working closely with the Executive Director and Chair of the Finance Committee, the Controller maximizes the Museum’s financial strength by establishing and managing financial policies, procedure, controls, and reporting systems.
The Controller is responsible for the preparation of financial statements and analyses, budgeting and forecasting, analytical reporting, cash management, fund accounting, oversight of accounts payable, receivable, payroll, human resources, IT, and risk management services.
- Bachelor’s degree in accounting
- 7 to 10 year’s experience managing a computerized accounting system (Abilia MIP/Sage)
- Cash management & control skills necessary
- Experience and understanding of fund accounting necessary
- Human relations skills necessary
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Controller Search, Antique Boat Museum 750 Mary Street Clayton, NY 13624, or email to ControllerSearch@abm.org.
Antique Boat Museum Seeks Curator
The Antique Boat Museum requires a full time Curator effective February 2016. Situated on the St. Lawrence River in the 1000 Islands region, ABM has a talented and committed staff of 12 full-time and several more part-time and seasonal employees, a 4.5-acre river campus with five exhibit buildings and an extraordinary collection of over 320 antique boats. The Curator’s principal responsibility is the care and management of the Museum’s permanent collection. The Curator, who reports to the Executive Director, also oversees the department, which consists of other curatorial and educational staff. The department is responsible for creating mission-driven exhibits, programming, workshops and classes.
The successful candidate should have a Master’s 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 Curator Search, Antique Boat Museum, 750 Mary Street, Clayton, NY 13624, or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. 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 email@example.com.