Executive Director - Broken Arrow

Posted on 11/08/2018

Executive Director
The Museum of Broken Arrow – Application Deadline: Open until filled

The Museum Broken Arrows mission is to gather and preserve local and regional history and artifacts that enrich the heritage of our city. Our organization works to share local history by creating interactive and informative exhibits. The Museum of Broken Arrow is a non-profit 501©3, supervised by a Board of Directors.  The Museum consist of a small staff and group of volunteers, including a gift shop, exhibit hall, 2nd Floor Museum, and 3rd floor rental space. 

Currently the Museum is seeking a full time Executive Director, answerable to the Executive Board, responsible for the organizations achievement of its mission and financial objectives and to devise methodologies which will result in the vibrant and growing organization. Ensure compliance with approved operating budgets with sound fiscal management

  • Manage and maintain a staff and group of volunteers, involving a gift shop, exhibit hall, 2nd Floor Museum, and 3rd floor rental space
  • Ensure compliance with approved operating budgets with sound fiscal management
  • Oversee Museum’s development, grant and proposal writing, and fund-raising efforts, its annual “Night at the Museum”, fund-raising for special projects and program-driven campaigns, cultivation and maintenance of sponsorships and institutional partnerships, as well as the development and maintenance of individual, corporate and foundation donors.
  • Develop and maintain strong partnerships with Broken Arrow and surrounding area businesses, the local community boards, local elected officials and a diverse range of community based-organizations and institutions.
  • Create and implement innovative and creative programming that advances the museum’s mission, reaches diverse audiences, increases membership and attendance, raises the visibility and awareness of the museum’s programs and exhibits, and celebrates the museum’s collection and historical significance.
  • Participate in local and surrounding area art communities
  • Must have a warm, welcoming and respectful attitude to all who visit and or contribute to the museum.


  • Management level experience - Museum field and or non-profit experience is a plus.
  • Demonstrable familiarity with and understanding of financial statements, and an understanding of sound financial record-keeping and bookkeeping practices.
  • Demonstrable experience with fund-raising and fund-raising techniques - Grant-writing/submissions is a plus.
  • Familiarity with museum and curatorial best practices, and collection management and educational practices.
  • Strong project management skills and a proven ability to multi-task.
  • Advanced Computer, Mass Email and Social Media Skills
  • Social person with Strong interpersonal and entrepreneurial skills.
  • Excellent communication skills (oral and written).
  • Honest, genuine, positive, respectful, organized multi-tasker who is self-motivated and flexible.

Range is $30,000-$40,000 annually and commensurate with experience.

To apply, send information to [email protected].