Thanks to a generous partnership grant from Connecticut Humanities, the Connecticut League is embarking on an exciting period of growth in 2021–2023. We are currently hiring for the following positions:
Please see below for information about how to apply to join our team. We're exited to hear from you.
The deadline to apply for this positions was January 3, 2022. We are currently reviewing applications. If you are interested in applying after the deadline, you are welcome to submit your materials as instructed below, although we we cannot guarantee we will be able to consider your application.
The Connecticut League of History Organizations (CLHO) seeks a Membership and Programs Manager to support essential program planning and membership cultivation efforts.
About CLHO: The Connecticut League is a nonprofit statewide membership organization serving museums, historical societies, archives, libraries, and other cultural heritage institutions across Connecticut. Our mission is to strengthen the work of those who preserve and share the stories and objects of Connecticut’s history and culture. We provide advice, resources, programs, training, networking opportunities, and other services to support best practices in the state’s museum and cultural field. The League partners with Connecticut Humanities, and with the Public History Program at Central Connecticut State University, where our office is based, to carry out our mission.
Salary: $45,000 annually, plus basic benefits package
Duration: This is a full-time, two-year grant-funded position with the possibility of extension, dependent upon continued funding. Expected start date is February 2021.
Description: Reporting to the Executive Director, the Membership and Programs Manager will be responsible for the League’s membership and programming functions. The successful candidate will engage with a membership of nearly 800 individuals representing over 200 organizations to grow and strengthen the League’s membership base, understand the needs and challenges of the museum community, and develop membership strategies and program offerings that address those needs. The Membership and Programs Manager will be an important public face for the League, representing our values and mission to our members, constituents, and the wider world.
Duties and Responsibilities:
This position requires communication among staff, board members, members, partners, and the public. Understanding these relationships is critical, and excellent communication skills are required.
The Membership and Programs Manager may also perform other duties as assigned. They may be required to stand or remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time, lift and move up to 25 pounds, and ascend and descend stairs. Reasonable accommodations may be made for persons with disabilities to perform duties essential to the position.
Our ideal candidate will have:
Words and phrases that describe you: You are an excellent communicator, highly organized and efficient, detail-oriented, self-motivated and goal-oriented, able to work independently and as part of a small team. You enjoy meeting and talking with people, are warm and approachable, thoughtful, and a good listener. You make people feel valued and understood. You are invigorated by interacting with others, and you delight in strengthening and cultivating personal relationships.
CLHO is committed to workplace diversity and seeks candidates who represent the diversity of Connecticut, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, indigeneity, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, cultural background, and socioeconomic stratum. We follow federal and state laws and are an equal opportunity employer.
How to apply: Please indicate your interest with a cover letter and resume. In your cover letter, please tell us why you are the ideal candidate for this position and how your values are aligned with those of the Connecticut League. Send your application materials to Amrys O. Williams, Executive Director, at email@example.com, with the subject line “Membership and Programs Manager.”
Deadline: 3 January 2022
Questions: Please contact Amrys O. Williams, Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org.