Sr. Manager Cultural Center, Hocokata Ti

Website Shakopee Mdwakanton Sioux Community

Job Summary:

Responsible for managing, planning, organizing and directing all operational, administrative and programming for the Hocokata Ti.
Responsible for the daily operations of the department including: budgeting, maintenance of collections, buildings, grounds, displays, gift shop, hiring and training personal, marketing, and record keeping.
The Sr. Manager works with a variety of outside parties to promote the museum and plan events and special programming.

Budget/Asset Responsibilities:

Coordinates development and execution of operating and capital budgets.

Job Duties:
Establish and implement long and short term goals, objectives, policies and operating procedures; monitor and evaluate program effectiveness; initiate changes required for improvement.
Develop and manage the annual budget and perform periodic cost and productivity analysis.
Oversee and develop business and marketing plans and reports.
Direct and oversee the acquisition and professional management of a broad-based museum collection and archives; directs and oversees accessioning, de-accessioning, preservation (including digitization), research and other related professional activities.
Oversee and coordinate a wide variety of temporary and permanent exhibitions; directs and guides all aspects of research, interpretation and collections management
Manages and promotes educational programs for Community Members based upon facility’s resources and features.
Delivering performance reviews, providing feedback to employees while building high performing teams.


Reflects MINIMUM EDUCATION, TRAINING, CERTIFICATION and EXPERIENCE required in order to meet the expectations of this job:

Bachelors in History, Museum Studies, Business or Marketing or related field
Museum Leadership or relevant experience
Five years of recent experience in the museum operations field, with at least 5 years in a supervisory capacity
Ability to provide strong leadership, vision and strategic direction.
Knowledge of Dakota Indian culture required
Proficient in word-processing, spreadsheets, presentation, and electronic mail software.
Excellent leadership and organizational abilities
Understanding museum artifact presentation and preservation
Valid driver’s license required with good driving record

Salary: The salary range is $80,000-$100,000 DOQ

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