Executive Director

Los Altos History Museum

Los Altos, California


The mission of Los Altos History Museum is to gather and present compelling stories and artifacts that bridge the past and the present, and challenge established narratives to produce engaging educational programs and exhibits for our community. The Executive Director provides inspirational leadership to engage and motivate staff, volunteers, supporters, and the broader community to fulfill that mission. The Executive Director understands and demonstrates a passionate appreciation of the Museum's role as an active community cultural and educational resource. The Executive Director role includes five primary areas: 1. Leadership and management; 2. Exhibits and programs; 3. Development and fundraising; 4. Community outreach; 5. Operations and administration.

Ideal candidates will have a Masters degree or beyond in Museum Studies or related field. Minimum 5 years of senior management experience, with volunteer-based nonprofit organizations. Demonstrated ability to lead harmoniously and productively in a hybrid environment comprising professional staff and volunteers.

$100,000 to 110,000 salary range depending on experience.

Contact information for this position: [email protected]

The full job description is accessible here:  Career Opportunities - Los Altos History Museum 

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