Applications Sought for Kent-Delord House Museum Director

The Kent-Delord House Museum Board of Trustees is seeking a Director to oversee the overall operations
of the Museum including general and financial management. The Board desires an innovative leader who
can further develop the Museum’s vision and mission.

The Director serves asthe main spokesperson for the Museum, acts as a liaison between the membership
and the Board, attends Board meetings and prepares Board reports.
The Director develops interpretive and educational programs that promote the Museum creating an
atmosphere where visitors want to learn about the Delord story and return with friends and family. The
Director plans special events and seeks a variety of funding sources such as grants and corporate
sponsorships.

Desired Qualifications and Experience

  •  A Bachelor’s degree with 5 years of experience
  • An interest in history and experience in museum and/or nonprofit operations
  • Demonstrated excellence in writing and public speaking
  • Is proficient at seeking and applying for grants
  • Is proficient at managing funding campaigns
  • Excellent partnership skills with the ability to work with private and public sectors
  • Flexible and cooperative approach to problem solving
  • Maintains a positive attitude that encourages participation and enthusiasm
  • Creates an organizational culture that appreciates and respects differences and demonstrates a willingness to collaborate and compromise
  • Displays integrity, persuasiveness and creativity
  • Is able to work independently, is organized and deadline oriented

Anticipated Salary $24,000 -$25,000.

Hours Average of 24 hrs. per week.

Please email a completed application, available here: KDHM Director Application.docx along with a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references to the search committee at [email protected] by December 28, 2018. Alternatively, you can fill out our online application form.

WANTED Names for Our Woodchuck Family

Dear Friends,

“We’ve been residents around the Kent-Delord House for centuries. We were here when this place was just a country cabin. Then a handsome couple came and made the house bigger and added gardens and buildings for us. Our ancestors tell us about the battle…shooting and big metal balls flying around. Soldiers came with guns and it was so noisy. Today, there are ladies and a few gents who work in the gardens. They do plant some delicious treats for us. They sometimes gather in groups above our heads. We often startle each other at odd times during the day. We feel we are part of the Delord family and would love to be called by name. Can you help us?

We are asking that you send us your suggestions for our names. There are 3 of us right now. (Mom, Dad, and Baby) Submit as many names as you’d like. Mail/drop off your ballot at the Museum or vote on Facebook. In September, we will announce the winning names. Share this with your friends, the more choices the better. “

Gratefully yours,
The Kent-Delord Woodchuck Family

New Website!

Today The Kent-Delord House Museum went live with their new and improved website. This is a mobile friendly “responsive” design that we think our patrons will find easy to use and browse. Stay tuned for more updates and features coming soon!