Deputy Director

Hart Cluett Museum

History Lives Here

Troy, NY

Work Location: In-office


  • Full Time
  • Troy, NY (Remote)
  • Fri, Jun 30, 2023
  • Work Location: In-office
  • Museum
  • $60,000.00
  • $60,000.00

Website Hart Cluett Museum

History Lives Here

Job Title: Deputy Director
Job Summary: The Deputy Director is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations and management of the Hart Cluett Museum. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in nonprofit management, including experience in general operations and strategy execution, bookkeeping, budgeting and reporting, database management, human resources and IT management, and have a passion for the mission of the Hart Cluett Museum.

The Deputy Director will report to the Executive Director and will work closely with the museum’s staff, volunteers, board of directors, stakeholders, and the local community to ensure the museum’s mission and goals are achieved.

Provide overall day-to-day management of the museum, including budgeting, financial management, and
• Prepare regular reports on the museum’s performance, financials, and activities for the Board of Directors
and other stakeholders.
• Maintain compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards, including museum best
practices, ethics, and safety protocols.
Assist with development to secure funding from various sources, such as grants, sponsorships, memberships, and
fundraising events, to support the museum’s operations and programs.
• Oversee the fundraising database.
• Manage membership renewals and annual appeal mailings.
• Assist with grant applications and reporting requirements as requested.
• Provide donor stewardship as needed (ensure that acknowledgements go speedily and accurately etc.).
Develop and implement marketing and promotional strategies to increase the museum’s visibility and attract
visitors and supporters, particularly online and on the museum’s website.
• Oversee facility maintenance and use, including rentals.
• Expand and manage the Museum shop.
• Bachelor’s degree in non-profit business or related field preferred.
• Minimum of 5 years of experience in non-profit management, including operations, fundraising, and staff
• Strong leadership, organizational, and strategic planning skills.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to work independently and collaboratively with diverse stakeholders.
• Knowledge in use of donor database software and technology for donor stewardship.
• Knowledge of marketing best practices and familiarity with website content management software and
social media.
• Passion for arts, history, and culture, and commitment to the museum’s mission and values.
• Knowledge of museum best practices, ethics, and industry standards a plus.
• Familiarity with relevant laws and regulations governing non-profit organizations and museums.

This is a full-time position that may require occasional weekend and evening work, as well as travel for
fundraising and outreach purposes. Starting salary is $60,000 plus benefits.

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