Hiring: Executive Director




Executive Director, Oysterponds Historical Society, Orient, NY



Oysterponds Historical Society (OHS), a vibrant organization at the center of the Oysterponds community on the tip of the beautiful North Fork of Long Island, seeks an experienced and dynamic Executive Director to continue its mission as a cultural and community leader.



OHS preserves and interprets the history and culture of East Marion and Orient, NY, by maintaining seven historic buildings, 8.5 acres of land, and a deep collection of historic artifacts going back to the 17th century. OHS educates and brings the community and visitors together through a series of outstanding exhibitions, presentations of local art and music, lectures, special events for children and adults, local garden and house tours, signature events, and an array of online, virtual offerings.



The Society seeks an Executive Director responsible for overall management and leadership, reporting to the President of the Board of Trustees. This includes management of our staff, daily operations, effective management of our extensive collections, programming, fundraising, member engagement, and public relations.  Notably, the society will move forward with an exciting project to digitize archival materials and develop a state-of-the-art collections storage facility. The ideal candidate will have relevant experience at a historical society or museum with collections management and curatorial functions. B.A. degree is required, M.A. or other advanced degree is preferred with at least five years of non-profit experience in a management or leadership position.



OHS has a committed and active Board and an engaged community passionate about Oysterponds that will actively support our new ED.  This is a full-time position with a competitive salary.



Email cover letter and resume to resume@ohsny.org



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