American Sign Museum seeks a Director.

The Director Opportunity: The successful candidate will embody the spirit of the museum with an eager and passionate staff of 11, an operating budget of $1.58MM, and a successfully completed $5.34MM capital campaign. Reporting to the 15-member Board of Trustees, leading the staff and collaborating with the Museum’s Founder, the Director will spearhead a renewed strategic plan to ensure a healthy future. One immediate hire for the Director will be a full-time professional to direct fundraising and oversee membership and marketing.

Qualifications/expectations: As primary ambassador of the ASM, the successful candidate will bring nonprofit – if not museum – executive level leadership successes. Highly prized will be demonstrated abilities to enable staff and engage the board in building visitor/member-focused engagement. Characteristics desired by Trustees and staff include exemplary people skills, open communicator, insightful, enabling delegator, diplomatically engaging personality, high emotional intelligence, collaborative, team-oriented, strong organizational skills, strategic, listener, trusting motivator, common sense, and business mind for a growing nonprofit. Genuine interest, experience, or academic degrees in marketing, arts, science, history expected.

Benefits: In addition to an inclusive and family-friendly place to work, ASM offers an extensive benefits package including health, dental, and vision insurance, employer contributions to HSA, 20 days PTO, six paid holidays, free parking. Salary regionally competitive commensurate with proven experiences.

Salary range: $100,000 - $115,000

Job classification: Full-time, salary

To apply: Preference given to personal letter, with resume, describing preparedness to lead this growing organization. The Yunker Group is available for confidential conversations with serious candidates - 513.236.6352. Confidentiality is assured to all parties. Submit materials electronically to [email protected]. Deadline: February 29, 2024. For more information, visit

Posted: February 8, 2024
Deadline: February 29 2024

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