Museum Program Services Manager – Kalamazoo Valley Museum

Posting Number: 201100596P

Job Title: Museum Program Services Manager

Location: Kalamazoo Valley Museum

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time

Pay Rate: $55,490- $65,282 per year. Placement is determined upon education and relevant years of experience beyond the minimum requirements.

Position Type: Staff

Department: Kalamazoo Valley Museum

Job Summary:

Do you enjoy using your administration skills to assist others to be their very best? Are you energized by evaluating policies and procedures and making them better? If so, the Kalamazoo Valley Museum may have the perfect opportunity for you.

The Museum Program Services Manager will be responsible for planning, directing and evaluating operational, financial and personnel activities. This person will also organize, manage, and direct the Museum’s educational programs including the conceptual design, interpretive methodology, content, delivery, publications, and informational materials. 
In this role this individual will also:

  • Provide administrative leadership and supervision.
  • Develop, implement and monitor assigned budgets.
  • Implement and administer department operating policies and procedures.

This dynamic individual will also assist the Director with the development and planning for the continued enhancement of the museum, including the development and implementation of Museum goals and objectives; preparation of materials for reports, and assisting in outreach activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

Appropriate education, training, experience, and talents are required. An example of this would be a bachelor degree in History, American Studies or a related field, and four years of related work experience, including one year of supervisory experience.

Candidates must also possess:

  • Knowledge of acceptable museum standards and practices.
  • Knowledge of budgeting principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of acceptable supervisory practices.
  • Knowledge of institutional policies and procedures.
  • Skill in planning and coordinating a major function within a comprehensive museum facility.
  • Skill in planning and directing the work of others.
  • Skill in researching and analyzing data and reports.
  • Skill in making oral and written presentations.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience:


Physical Demands:


Work Hours:

Working hours are Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00pm. This position will also require availability on evenings, weekends, and holidays.

Posting Date: 04/09/2018

Closing Date: 04/23/2018

Special Instructions to Applicants:

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This position will be available on/or after June 4, 2018.

EEO Statement

As an employer, KVCC encourages, welcomes, and fosters differences because we believe that diversity makes us great. Diversity extends beyond race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability, and encompasses people of all abilities, identities, circumstances, and characteristics. All qualified applicants will be given equal opportunity and consideration for employment; please consider joining us as we continue to enrich lives by teaching and serving our community with excellence.

Posted on the MMA website 4/11.

 The Michigan Museums Association is supported in part by an award from the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Michigan Museums Association       313-334-7643       PO Box 5246, Cheboygan, MI 49721

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