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Beth Whisman

Executive Director

Beth Whisman

Susan Hartzold

Curator of Collections and Exhibits

Susan Hartzold

Bill Kemp

Librarian

Bill Kemp

Candace Summers

Director of Education

Candace Summers

Torii Moré

Curator of Digital Humanities

Torii Moré

Jeffery Woodard

Director of Marketing & Community Relations

Jeffery Woodard

Lauren Lacy

Director of Development

Lauren Lacy

Samantha Yoder

Director of Volunteers and Interns

Samantha Yoder

Joe McDonnell

Visitors Center Manager

Joe McDonnell

Emma Meyer

Registrar

Emma Meyer

Hannah Johnson

Education Program Coordinator

Hannah Johnson

George Perkins

Archivist

George Perkins

Lacey Bordewick

Bookkeeper

Lacey Bordewick

Betty Turchirollo

Assistant Volunteer Coordinator

Betty Turchirollo

Sammi Kern

Development Assistant

Sammi Kern

Anthony Bowman

Education Outreach Coordinator

Anthony Bowman

Maureen Blair

Visitors Center Assistant

Maureen Blair

Greg Koos

Executive Director Emeritus

Greg Koos

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Officers

President
Bill Zimmerman

1st Vice President
Brad Briney

2nd Vice President
Robert Watkins

Treasurer
John Killian

Secretary
Sandra Harmon

Immediate Past President
Carolyn Yockey

Directors

Craig Alexander

Larry Dietz

Tom Eder

Rob Fazzini

Guy C. Fraker

Russel Francois

Jay Groves

Sally Heffernan

Susan Laiming

John McIntyre

Mike Matejka

John Meek

Pamela Muirhead

Archana Shekara

Ann Sullivan

Carl Teichman

Paul B. Van Ness

Bill Wetzel

Directors Emeriti

Barbara Allsup

David Ashbrook

Carl Behr

Willie Brown

Nancy Froelich

Edward B. Jelks

James A. Stahly

Carol Struck

Steve Wannemacher

Past Presidents

David Ashbrook

Rob Fazzini

Edward B. Jelks

Benjamin J. Rhodes

Don Skaggs

Steve Wannemacher

Robert Watkins

Carol Struck

Michael G. Matejka

Craig Alexander

Carolyn Yockey

Employment Opportunities

Executive Director — McLean County Museum of History

Position Overview

Within the concurrence and oversight of the Board of Directors, establishes policies and procedures to ensure the successful operation of the McLean County Museum of History.  The Museum is operated by the McLean County Historical Society, an Illinois not-for-profit corporation (“Society”).  Primary duties include oversight and personal involvement in Staff/Volunteer management; financial oversight; fund raising; board and donor interaction; and community representation of the Museum.

Position Requirements

  1.  At least three year’s experience working in a Museum or for a related Not-For Profit.
  2. Should possess basic skills developed from college level education, formal training courses, and past job experience.
  3. Should possess strong management and leadership skills.
  4. Able to balance the handling of multiple projects and operating issues concurrently.
  5. Strong verbal communication skills.  Able to interact diplomatically with people of all levels of age, status, and education.  Good presentation skills.
  6. Strong written communication skills—able to prepare high quality reports, letters, and marketing materials.
  7. Strong technical skills.  Working knowledge of common programs such as Word, Excel, Power Point and Quick Books.
  8. Experience in budget preparation.
  9. Some knowledge in contract negotiations and administration, to include insurance, leases, and vendor contracts.
  10. Should possess a commitment to continual education and personal improvement.
  11. Should constantly exhibit enthusiasm for our mission, high integrity, and a strong work ethic.

Salary and Benefits

This position includes a competitive salary, employee health coverage, and a flexible work environment.

If interested in this position, qualified candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and two letters of reference to the attention of Bill Zimmerman, McLean County Historical Society president, at 200 N. Main Street, Bloomington, IL 61701 or email to director@mchistory.org