Description

Compensation Type: Annual salary
Job Type:
Full Time

Pay Range: 65,000-85,000
Organization's Mission: The Alf Engen Ski Museum Foundation was established in 1989 with a mission to preserve the rich history of skiing in the Intermountain Region. We strive to provide a world-class facility which highlights the many contributions made in ski area development, athletic competition, snow safety, ski innovation and ski teaching methods.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: The Alf Engen Ski Museum Foundation is committed to fostering, cultivating, and maintaining a culture of diversity and inclusion throughout its organization. The museum’s vision is to be the recognized world leader in ski history museums. Our mission is to preserve the rich history of skiing in the Intermountain Region by providing a world-class facility, which highlights the many contributions made in ski development, athletic competition, snow safety, ski innovation, and ski teaching methods. Our mission to preserve the history of skiing starts with the education of all socioeconomic backgrounds, races, ethnicities, and genders. We are dedicated to achieving our goals of creating a diverse and inclusive environment and experience at the Alf Engen Ski Museum. By formulating specific action plans to succeed in these goals, the Alf Engen Ski Museum will strive to lead locally and nationally in all aspects of diversity and inclusion practices in museums, as well as ski and Olympic history.
Position Summary: This position is accountable for the effective management of all aspects relating to the operation of the Alf Engen Ski Museum located in the Joe Quinney Winter Sports Center at Utah Olympic Park. This includes managing employees, maintaining exhibits as well as day-to day records, writing grants, and improving interactive exhibits as approved by the Alf Engen Ski Museum Foundation Board of Directors (BOD). In addition, the Executive Director serves as the primary spokesperson and contact among community leaders and the press about the promotion of the Museum and ongoing fundraising efforts.
Primary Responsibilities: The vision of the Alf Engen Ski Museum is “To be the recognized world leader in ski history museums.” The mission, adopted in 1992, is “To preserve the rich history of skiing in the Intermountain region by providing a world-class facility that highlights the many contributions made in ski area development, athletic competition, snow safety, ski innovation, and ski teaching methods.”

The specific goals to accomplish this mission include:
• Providing an educational and entertaining interactive presentation of materials that are related to the core curriculum of schools in the state of Utah.
• Providing a rich assortment of interactive displays, which allow visitors to gain insight into many of the ski legends and ski pioneers who played key roles in the development of winter sports throughout the Intermountain area.
• Providing a vast assortment of historical artifacts which increase the public’s overall awareness of our skiing heritage.
Desired Qualifications: Because of the nature of the position, the Executive Director for the Alf Engen Ski Museum Foundation must demonstrate skills, which include, but are not limited to the following:
1. Excellent communication enabling effective dialog with the general public, executives in high levels of business and/or government at the local, national, and international levels; and those directly or indirectly involved with museum day-today operations.
2. Self-starter with confidence to do whatever it takes to ensure the museum is operated on a daily basis as a world-class facility.
3. Demonstrated fundraising skills in non-profit organizations.
4. Strong track record of past success and recognition as a respected administrator in the community, exhibiting high moral character and integrity.
5. A comprehensive understanding of the elements necessary to maintain the Alf Engen Ski Museum at the Joe Quinney Winter Sports Center.
6. Solid overall background knowledge of winter sports and association with a wide network of contacts within the sports world and ski museums around the country.
7. Strong organizational skills and the ability to motivate and work well with others.
8. Related experience in record retention and curatorial management of historical artifacts is desired, but not required.
Benefits / Why Work With Us: • Health, dental, and eye insurance (80% company-paid)
• Long-term disability insurance (100% company paid)
• Simple IRA - 3% Match
How to Apply: Email a cover letter and resume to engenmuseumjobs@uolf.org.
Location: Park City

Information

Organization Website: Visit website
Contact: Connie Nelson
Email: cnelson@uolf.org
Phone: 4356584240