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Job Description:

The Dickinson County Historical Society (DCHS) seeks a dynamic, self-motivated director with a passion for history, education, and community.

The Museum Director will lead DCHS in day-to-day museum activities, strategic long-range planning, program development, and more. Furthermore, the director will guide the DCHS fundraising efforts and build strong relationships with donors and Board Members.

Additional duties will include collections oversight, exhibitions, education activities, publications, and representing the society as the public spokesperson.

Key Responsibilities:
Organizational Development and Strategic Planning
Membership and Resource Development
Office and Day-to-Day Administration
All aspects of Event Coordination
Management of Museum Employees and Volunteers

The successful candidate will have a minimum of a Bachelors degree in Museum Studies, History, Business Management, a related field, or comparable combination of education and experience. Additionally, candidates will have demonstrated experience in fundraising and grant writing.

Minimum Qualifications:
Superior Communication & Interpersonal Skills
Financial and Business Management
Innovative Thinking
Strong Organizational Abilities
Managerial Experience in the Nonprofit World
Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Quick Books.

To learn more about this regional nonprofit, educational organization dedicated to the preservation, promotion, and protection of the Dickinson County Historical Society please visit our website

Salary Range: $30,000 to $35,000 depending on education and experience.

To apply please submit cover letter, resume and three professional references to or mail to:

Dickinson County Historical Society
Attn: James D. Holland
412 S. Campbell Street
Abilene, Kansas 67410

Position open until filled.


Dickinson County Historical Society
412 S. Campbell Street
Abilene KS 67410

Contact Information:

James Holland
412 S. Campbell Street
Abilene, Kansas 67410
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Phone: 785.263.2681

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