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President - Long Island Children's Museum

Long Island Children's Museum
New York, United States
$175,000.00 - $200,000.00
Closing date
Oct 13, 2022

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Position Type
Executive, Administrative, Other Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time

The President must demonstrate a deep understanding of non-profits and a commitment to a child/family-centered mission. S/he must be a dynamic individual who can demonstrate high level and conscious leadership, has excellent managerial ability with a proven track record of setting and meeting measurable objectives in order to balance the Museum’s ambitions with financial realities, lead effective fund-raising initiatives, motivate and inspire the staff and Board. S/he must enjoy being involved with the community and spend time outward facing to initiate new and maintain existing relationships. An individual who is interested in education and has knowledge of the Museum’s education pedagogy is important. Finally, the President must be thoughtful and decisive with a good sense of humor. The President must be committed to a vision of diversity and community involvement, be an excellent written and verbal communicator both within and outside the Museum, and enjoy the challenges that come with leading a major children’s museum/cultural institution. A full position description may be found here:


Organizational Profile
The idea for the Long Island Children’s Museum (LICM) started as a dinner conversation in 1989 between a group of Long Island educators, artists, and businesspeople. They wondered why Long Island didn’t have the type of institution they visited often on their family travels across the country. Conversation led to commitment that produced a nationally recognized community asset. The Museum opened as a private, not-for-profit institution in November 1993 in a 5,400-square-foot donated demonstration site. The permanent Museum opened on February 27, 2002. The Museum provides a diverse mix of family friendly live performances in a 145-seat, state-of-the-art theater; a variety of educational programs; enriching exhibit content in its four classroom-size learning studios; parent workshops; and art, science and humanities workshops and pop-up programming. More information about Long Island Children’s Museum can be found on their website:

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