Provides administrative responsibility for the preservation, interpretation, promotion and access to Oakland University's historic resources, most notably the Meadow Brook Estate, consisting of: the university's founding building and national historic landmark, Meadow Brook Hall, and its collections; associated Meadow Brook Farms and Estate buildings, structures and landscapes; The Dodge Brothers Museum and Archives; and the historical and cultural legacy of the Dodge-Wilson family. Oversees the strategy of the self-supporting University auxiliary, through facility rental operations, events, fundraising and development, and other programs.
Bachelor’s degree in history, art history, museum studies, business, finance, accounting, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
Five years of museum and/or historic preservation management experience at the director or associate/assistant director level, including staff supervision, budget/financial responsibility, strategy development, and revenue generation.
Excellent organizational and analytical skills.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to communicate effectively with others, including donors and volunteers.
Experience managing a historic house museum, including managing facility rental sales, event coordination services, and/or fundraising experience.
Internal Number: 20184
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As a state-supported institution of higher education, Oakland University has a three-fold mission. It offers instructional programs of high quality that lead to degrees at the baccalaureate, master?s and doctoral levels, as well as programs in continuing education; it advances knowledge and promotes the arts through research, scholarship, and creative activity; and it renders significant public service. In all its activities, the university strives to exemplify educational leadership in a diverse and inclusive environment.