The Historical Association of Catawba County (HACC) seeks a dynamic leader with highly effective collaborative and communication skills to fill the role of Executive Director. This position will work closely with the Board of Directors to refine, develop, and implement a progressive program for the HACC’s fundraising, exhibitions, historical collections management, educational activities, and community outreach. The Executive Director has primary responsibility and authority for the organization's consistent achievement of its mission. The ideal candidate will have passion for the mission and vision of the HACC museum and be a hands-on team leader.
The HACC is a private nonprofit organization established in 1936 and its first informal museum was a small collection of donated articles displayed in the loft of the Matthias Barringer log house. Over the years the museum grew and was relocated to various sites until in 1992, in an arrangement with Catawba County government, the museum was established at its present site in the former 1924 county courthouse in Newton, NC. Through its 6 professional and administrative staff, the HACC manages multiple historic sites throughout the County, including the 1924 Courthouse and History Museum in Newton, Bunker Hill Covered Bridge, Historic Murray’s Mill, Harper House and Hickory History Center and several historic cemeteries. The HACC also sponsors the Catawba Valley Pottery and Antiques Festival in the spring as well as hosts various events at their four historic sites.
The Executive Director will:
Salary and Benefits:
Application Deadline: April 30, 2019
For consideration, please direct a letter of interest, resume and a completed HACC job application to:
PO Box 389
Newton, NC 28658
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