American Precision Museum Seeks Executive Director

The American Precision Museum in Windsor, Vermont, is soliciting resumes from manufacturing industry professionals for the position of Executive Director.


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The American Precision Museum occupies a National Historic Landmark building, which was the Robbins & Lawrence Armory, a birthplace for modern manufacturing. In addition to preserving the historical collection of machine tools and telling the inspiring story of the evolution of manufacturing, the museum seeks to support the renaissance of U.S. industry by utilizing the collection to demonstrate remarkable advances in manufacturing technology and to highlight the many career opportunities that this resurgence provides. Museum programs advocate sustained USA manufacturing and include STEM education for youth, in addition to connecting students to STEM career pathways.

There’s a transformation plan in motion that is steering the museum to look to the future as much as to the past. For instance, a new Haas DT-1 has been added to the exhibits this year. On the docket: Exhibits will be revamped to include modern features such as digital, multi-touch, interactive elements to tell the story of the evolution of manufacturing.

Let’s make sure our story is told. We have a history to share, a generation to inspire and a plan to fulfill our mission.

As part of its transformation, the museum is seeking an executive director. This person will provide direction and leadership in meeting the American Precision Museum’s goals and will be responsible for leading the museum’s daily operations, developing and managing an annual budget, and overseeing a small staff. The successful candidate will be an innovative thinker with strong writing and communication skills as well as the ability to work with the Board of Directors, staff, donors, volunteers and the public. Salary will be negotiated based on experience.

To apply, please send your resume and a one-page letter of intent to Search Committee at scott@samcorpinc.com.