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Museum Program Services Manager

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

This position will be available on/or after June 4, 2018.

Personnel Requisition

Personnel Requisition

Posting Number: 201100596P
Job Title: Museum Program Services Manager
Location: Kalamazoo Valley Museum
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full Time
Pay Rate: $55,490- $65,282 per year. Placement is determined upon education and relevant years of experience beyond the minimum requirements.
Position Type: Staff
Department: Kalamazoo Valley Museum
Job Summary:

Do you enjoy using your administration skills to assist others to be their very best? Are you energized by evaluating policies and procedures and making them better? If so, the Kalamazoo Valley Museum may have the perfect opportunity for you.

The Museum Program Services Manager will be responsible for planning, directing and evaluating operational, financial and personnel activities. This person will also organize, manage, and direct the Museum’s educational programs including the conceptual design, interpretive methodology, content, delivery, publications, and informational materials.
In this role this individual will also:

  • Provide administrative leadership and supervision.
  • Develop, implement and monitor assigned budgets.
  • Implement and administer department operating policies and procedures.

This dynamic individual will also assist the Director with the development and planning for the continued enhancement of the museum, including the development and implementation of Museum goals and objectives; preparation of materials for reports, and assisting in outreach activities.

Minimum Qualifications:

Appropriate education, training, experience, and talents are required. An example of this would be a bachelor degree in History, American Studies or a related field, and four years of related work experience, including one year of supervisory experience.

Candidates must also possess:

  • Knowledge of acceptable museum standards and practices.
  • Knowledge of budgeting principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of acceptable supervisory practices.
  • Knowledge of institutional policies and procedures.
  • Skill in planning and coordinating a major function within a comprehensive museum facility.
  • Skill in planning and directing the work of others.
  • Skill in researching and analyzing data and reports.
  • Skill in making oral and written presentations.
Preferred Qualifications and Experience:


Physical Demands:


Work Hours: Working hours are Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00pm. This position will also require availability on evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Posting Date 04/09/2018
Closing Date: 04/23/2018
Special Instructions to Applicants:

This position will be available on/or after June 4, 2018.

EEO Statement

As an employer, KVCC encourages, welcomes, and fosters differences because we believe that diversity makes us great. Diversity extends beyond race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability, and encompasses people of all abilities, identities, circumstances, and characteristics. All qualified applicants will be given equal opportunity and consideration for employment; please consider joining us as we continue to enrich lives by teaching and serving our community with excellence.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Letter of Recommendation
  4. Letter of Recommendation 2
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Unofficial Transcripts

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
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    • Newspaper
    • Job Fair
    • Other
  2. * Prior to a job offer, selected candidates will be required to complete a criminal record background check. For some positions, a credit history investigation will also be required. The results of these background checks are a contingent factor upon whether a job offer is extended to a candidate. Do you fully understand and accept this step in the hiring process?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Individuals who use tobacco products will not be hired into any full-time position at Kalamazoo Valley Community College. Do you use tobacco products?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. KVCC is a Government contractor subject to the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as amended by the Jobs for Veterans Act of 2002, 38 U.S.C. 4212 (VEVRAA), which requires Government contractors to take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment: (1) disabled veterans; (2) recently separated veterans; (3) active duty wartime or campaign badge veterans; and (4) Armed Forces service medal veterans. These classifications are defined as follows: 1. A “disabled veteran” is one of the following: A veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability. 2. A “recently separated veteran” means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service. 3. An “active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran” means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense. 4. An “Armed forces service medal veteran” means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985. If you believe you belong to any of the categories of protected veterans listed above, please indicate by checking the appropriate box below. As a Government contractor subject to VEVRAA, we request this information in order to measure the effectiveness of the outreach and positive recruitment efforts we undertake pursuant to VEVRAA.
    • I identify as one or more of the classifications of protected veteran listed above
    • I am not a protected veteran