Program Manager: Norristown Hospitality Center


S/he will ensure the effectiveness and efficiency of all operations within the Day Shelter. The Program Manager will oversee a team of  Case Managers and manage county relationships, and ensure meaningful case management services and on-site activities are offered to guests.


Under the supervision of the  Executive Director, in cooperation with shelter staff and volunteers, responsibilities include the following:

  • Provide oversight of the daily operation of  Norristown Hospitality Center;
  • Assist the Director in Recruiting, hiring, training and supervising program staff and volunteers within the guidelines of The Hospitality Center personnel policies;
  • Coordinate and supervise client caseload and daily client needs;
  • Coordinate and approve work schedules and timesheets;
  • Organize and prepare bi-weekly staff meetings;
  • Provide client management , back-up support to case managers as needed.
  • Operate the programs within contract limitations and compile reports as required by funders;
  • Approve normal operating and petty cash expenditures within the program budget;
  • Participate in self-evaluation and program evaluation to better respond to client/community needs;
  • Develop and maintain on-going working relationships with other community agencies;
  • Work in coordination with the Director to provide leadership development and in-service training for staff and volunteers;
  • Attend and inter-agency meetings
  • Ensure that data is collected and input into appropriate systems
  • Support property management in the areas of health and  safety
  • Identify systemic problems in program and administrative domains, guiding staff toward developing a plan of action that addresses the problem and documents the solution in the form of program policy.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum 2 years managerial experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience, preferably in a non-profit agency that serves homeless individuals
  • Knowledge of working with people experiencing homelessness, addiction and mental illness
  • Developed skills in crisis intervention;
  • Proficient using all Microsoft Office programs.
  • Experience with program management and staff supervision;
  • Experience with non-profit, community-based agencies;
  • Good working knowledge of social service agencies, including the government help system
  • Ability to be self-motivated and work as part of a team


  • May/Will necessitate working in busy and loud environments depending on position
  • May need to bend, stoop, twist and sit throughout the day
  • Regularly required to sit, stand, bend; occasionally lift or carry up to 35 lbs.


  • Maintain a safe work environment and confidentiality at all times
  • Be proactive, creative, and flexible in determining, evaluating, researching, and resolving issues
  • Organize and prioritize multiple activities to meet all external and internal deadlines
  • Maintain professional demeanor that reflects positively on the agency
  • Demonstrate respect and courtesy toward others
  • Able to thrive in a work environment emphasizing teamwork and collaboration
  • Respond in a timely manner in all aspects of communication
  • Work with minimum supervision
  • Perform other duties as assigned

·       Schedule: Monday – Friday  (8:00am – 4:00pm)

·       Employer Paid Benefits available


Health benefits Included

Eight Federal Holidays

3 weeks of PTO


Controller: Independence Seaport Museum

Reports to: President and CEO

Description: The Controller is responsible for overall financial, personnel and risk management activities of the Museum. S/he works as part of the Museum’s leadership team and in cooperation with the Board of Port Wardens to ensure the financial health of the organization.


• Minimum of BS in Finance or Accounting from an accredited institution is required.

• CPA preferred.

• Five years or more of progressive experience in accounting and business office procedures, preferably in a senior management role.

• High degree of computer literacy is essential. Proficiency in Blackbaud’s Financial Edge (or similar software), Raiser’s Edge (or similar software) and Microsoft Excel is preferred.

• Experience should include non-profit accounting, human resource administration, employee benefit plan administration, grant reporting, audit requirements and risk management.

Essential Duties:

  • Responsible for management of all the financial records and reporting of the Museum including financial forecasts, coordination of the budget and audit processes.
  • Oversees Assistant Controller and HR Manager for personnel and human resource related issues, including oversight of payroll, management of salary and fringe benefits plans.
  • Develops policies, systems and procedures pertaining to finance and personnel management.
  • Manages the Museum’s commercial insurance policies and reviews contracts and other legal matters.


  • Analyze and present financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly and effectively communicate monthly and annual financial statements to senior management, the Board of Port Wardens, and department leaders.
  • Manages cash flow and forecasts upcoming cash needs; coordinates endowment withdrawals with the third-party custodian as necessary.
  • Coordinates and leads the preparation of the annual budget; tracks departmental budget variances on an ongoing basis and works with department managers regarding variances.
  • Prepares financial forecasts and special grant or donor reporting as necessary.
  • Authorizes check payments for vendors and payroll.
  • Maintains internal control systems throughout the Museum.
  • Coordinates and leads the annual financial audit process with external audit firm.
  • Maintains banking and vendor relationships.
  • Supervises the Assistant Controller/HR Manager.

Human Resources:

  • Provides overall leadership and guidance to the HR function, including direct supervision of the Assistant Controller/HR Manager.
  • Works closely with senior leadership and the HR function to develop and manage the organization’s staffing levels and salary budget.
  • Evaluates and oversees all employee benefit plans and programs to provide competitive and cost effective packages for employees.

Risk Management: 

  • Manages the Museum’s commercial insurance policies including liability, fine arts, marine, building and workers’ compensation.
  • Oversees annual insurance renewals working with third-party broker to ensure adequate coverage and cost effectiveness.
  • Works with legal counsel to manage complaints or incidents and to proactively avoid incidents.
  • Oversees the organization’s safety committee to ensure compliance with state certification requirements.
  • Oversees the Facilities management team to ensure the building is adequately maintained and meets health and safety standards, and to develop and monitor the capital budget and maintenance needs.

Tax Filing: 

  • Coordinates and leads the preparation of the organization’s annual Form 990 and BCO-10 filing process with external audit firm
  • Coordinates and leads the 1099 reporting process, as well as all other necessary tax returns and registrations filed in accordance with the IRS, federal, state and other regulatory agencies.

The Independence Seaport Museum is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity, inclusion, and equity as matters of fairness and effectiveness. We are committed to hiring and retaining a staff that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve, fostering an inclusive working environment where staff of all backgrounds feel welcomed and engaged in our mission. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Independence Seaport Museum deepens the appreciation, understanding and experience of the Philadelphia region’s waterways through history, science, art and community. For more information, please visit

Hours: Full Time; occasional weekend and evening hours required. At this time Museum staff is working remotely.

Compensation: Exempt position; competitive salary, excellent benefits; commensurate with experience

Location: Independence Seaport Museum is located on Penn’s Landing at 211 S. Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19106. The Museum is easily accessible by public transportation and nearby parking.


Exempt position; competitive salary, excellent benefits; commensurate with experience

211 South Christopher Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Development Director: ArtWell

Title: Development Director

Type: FT, Permanent

Salary: $56,000 – $62,000

Benefits: Generous vacation/PTO package with medical/dental and retirement plan

Application Deadline: February 15?, 2021

Start Date: (Negotiable/ASAP)

Application Instructions: Please submit your resume and cover letter (formatted as Word document or PDF) to and address to Susan Teegen, Executive Director. Any questions should be communicated in writing. No calls, please.


ArtWell, an award-winning youth arts organization, is seeking an energetic, dynamic, and innovative Development Director to join their team. Over the past 20 years, ArtWell has worked with over 400 schools and community organizations to educate, inspire, and engage more than 38,000 K-12 students across the Greater Philadelphia region. ArtWell envisions a future where Philadelphia schools and neighborhoods are safe sanctuaries that nurture creativity and innovation; where arts and creativity are viewed as essential for learning, leading, and liberation and where youth of our city are equipped to thrive, dream, and lead, and are seen and heard as engaged citizens and creators of change.

The Development Director will provide strategic oversight for the organization’s resource development activities as they relate to ArtWell’s goals and objectives. They will also serve as a key thought leader in the ArtWell management team. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of successful fundraising and will be aligned with ArtWell’s core mission, vision and values and will be motivated to join a dynamic, collaborative hardworking team who support each other with passion and respect. Essential responsibilities of this position include: 

Fundraising Strategy

●     Create and implement an annual plan and calendar to support the organization’s fundraising and engagement goals in accordance with its mission, vision, and strategic goals

●     Manage up to $700,000 in revenue from institutions and individuals

●     Assist the Executive Director, staff, and Board of Directors in establishing fundraising vision and goals

Board Support

●     Work with Executive Director and Board to expand engagement strategies and identify new opportunities for partnership and collaboration

●     Provide regular development reporting

●     Provide individual portfolio management and solicitation support

●     Manage and provide direction to Board and volunteer committees

Grants Management

●     Write, edit, and submit grant proposals and reports in collaboration with program staff

●     Research and identify new institutional funding opportunities

●     Manage relationships with foundation, corporate, community, and government entities

●     Manage data collection and research for proposals and reports, including related stories with program staff and teaching artists

●     Schedule and oversee program site visits with funders and teaching artists/program staff

 Fundraising Event Management

●     Plan and execute the details of all fundraising and cultivation events. Recent years have included:

○     ArtWell Awards (biennial)

○     ArtWell Festival (biennial)

○     Generosity 5K Run/Walk (annual)

○     Holiday Party (annual)

○     Other events as determined

Corporate Sponsorship

●     Identify prospects for corporate support and plan solicitation strategy

●     Reach out to corporate prospects to discuss grants or sponsorship support

●     Manage corporate sponsors for major fundraising events

 Individual Donor Cultivation

●     Create individual donor cultivation strategy in collaboration with the Executive Director and Board Committees

●     Create donor-facing materials (including program updates, solicitation letters, thank you cards)

●     Plan and execute twice-yearly individual donor direct mail campaigns

●     Work with Communications Director to manage and execute online giving initiatives and multi-channel solicitation strategy


●     Bachelors required, Masters preferred

●     Minimum 5-10 years of experience in development

●     Inspires creativity, excitement, and action

●     Organized and detail oriented

●     Focused on seeing the “big picture” and creating high-level strategy

●     Excellent written and verbal communication skills

●     Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously

●     An appreciation for creative problem solving, collaboration, self-awareness, and ongoing learning

●     Proficiency in MS Office, Google Drive, and Salesforce desired


Generous vacation/PTO package with medical/dental and retirement plan

Please submit your resume and cover letter (formatted as Word document or PDF) to and address to Susan Teegen, Executive Director. Any questions should be communicated in writing. No calls, please.

Development Officer: Gemma Services

Gemma Services is seeking a full time, mission-focused, Development professional for the role of Development Officer on the fundraising and communications team. This position will report to the Chief Development Officer and will focus on grant writing and donor relations along with other responsibilities as noted below. Strong writing skills are essential.

  • Initiates and follows up with individual and foundation donor contacts; fosters attentive, relationships with all supporters via activities including preparing correspondence or conducting presentations, campus tours, and public speaking;
  • Performs research in order to ascertain appropriate funding sources; informs leadership staff of various funding opportunities and tracks grant and other funding opportunities and commitments, communicating as necessary within and outside of department to comply with requirements.
  • Prepares written funding requests and progress and final reports for submission to funding sources (individual, foundation, corporation, organization) with strict observance of due dates, in coordination with Chief Development Officer and program personnel as needed.
  • In close coordination with Chief Development Officer, following a Moves Management paradigm, grows individual donor relationships to increase charitable support for the agency.
  • Supports development and execution of agency development/ promotional materials, in collaboration with colleagues in the department and close coordination with the Chief Development officer. Materials may include internal and external newsletters, brochures, event materials, written appeals, email “blasts,” and press releases (includes writing, photography, and design input as requested).
  • Assists with planning and preparing for various fundraising special events.
  • Seeks and accepts gift-in-kind donations at Christmas and throughout the year on behalf of Gemma.
  • Participates in planning and attends evening and weekend activities as needed for development-related activities including volunteer engagement, congregation interactions, special events, or other.

Education/Training:  A B.S. or B.A. degree in related field normally required; specialized fundraising/development education/training.

Skill(s): Proficient reading, writing, grammar, and mathematics skills; proficient interpersonal relations and communicative skills; thorough knowledge of fundraising/development processes, including preparing grant proposals; proficient PC skills including Microsoft Office software, as well as Raiser’s Edge; proficient ability utilizing web-based research resources; visual and auditory skills; ability to bend, stoop, reach, and lift items weighing 30 lbs. or less; valid driver’s license.

Experience:  A minimum of three to five (3-5) years’ related experience normally required.


Program Manager: RHD CHOC

The Coordinated Homeless Outreach Center (CHOC) is a homeless shelter for single adults that reside in Montgomery County PA. It is designed to offer short-term (approximately 3 months) safe shelter for individuals until affordable and appropriate housing can be located. The Program Manager works closely with the Program Director in upholding the standards of our programs. This position includes support to the program, supervision of front line staff, fiscal and administrative responsibilities. This position schedule is somewhat negotiable but an ideal schedule will be Sunday through Tuesday from 4PM-midnight and Wednesday & Thursday from 12-8pm. Some flexibility and on call availability is expected in order to meet the needs of the program.

PTO: 17 Vacation Days, 7 Sick Days, 9 Holidays



Assistant Director of Professional Development: The Franklin Institute

The Franklin Institute, the most visited museum in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, strives to be the world leader in promoting science and technology education and literacy through inspiring and engaging experiences that cultivate curiosity, critical thinking, and an understanding of the crucial role science plays in our lives.

At The Franklin Institute, we provide an environment that is as nurturing as it is dynamic. Our team-oriented approach allows for ample learning and career growth opportunities. We think you will find the Institute offers the ideal atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents. We are eager for your input, ideas, and inspiration.

Position Description:

The Assistant Director of Professional Development will be responsible for strategic oversight of professional development initiatives and partnerships with informal and formal organizations locally, regionally, and nationally. This position will also be responsible for the design of resources that support the execution of conferences, trainings, and webinars for local, regional, and national grant-seeded initiatives, in addition to processes related to technical assistance for trainers, educators, and other program participants. The candidate will work collaboratively with a team that supports the broader focus of education programming across The Franklin Institute. The Assistant Director of Professional Development will also be responsible for:

  • Assisting the Director of Education Programs in shaping vision and business strategies for professional development initiatives
  • Managing the professional development team to achieve deliverables including content development and trainings
  • Leading communications and partnership development with local, regional, and national organizations
  • Contributing to the evaluation and continuous improvement activities for all professional development initiatives
  • Overseeing project budgeting and reporting of program impact
  • Leading the design and execution of convening’s for partners and participants from formal and informal organizations representing local, regional, and national contexts
  • Leading the design and execution of web-based training and technical assistance webinars for partners and participants from formal and informal organizations representing local, regional, and national contexts
  • Managing development and dissemination of content and programmatic materials that may include educational resources, handbooks, presentation slides, program applications, and videos
  • Providing guidance for program technical assistance for partners and participants
  • Flexibility to assume duties as assigned related to educational programming.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in science or education, master’s degree preferred
  • Seven years’ experience developing and leading STEM resource development in informal settings
  • Seven years’ experience designing and leading professional development for formal and informal educators required; experience managing national network projects with museums, libraries, and/or out-of-school time organizations preferred
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Experience building and managing partnerships, program content development, and supporting grant writing.

Benefits Information:

The Franklin Institute offers a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance and disability coverage. We also offer generation Paid Time Off, paid holidays, and numerous wellness program benefits.

The Franklin Institute is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

To Apply

Please visit our Careers page at or contact (please indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line). We look forward to hearing from you!

Director of Education Programs: The Franklin Institute

The Franklin Institute, the most visited museum in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, strives to be the world leader in promoting science and technology education and literacy through inspiring and engaging experiences that cultivate curiosity, critical thinking, and an understanding of the crucial role science plays in our lives.

At The Franklin Institute, we provide an environment that is as nurturing as it is dynamic. Our team-oriented approach allows for ample learning and career growth opportunities. We think you will find the Institute offers the ideal atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents. We are eager for your input, ideas, and inspiration.

Position Description:

The Director of Education Programs will be responsible for all aspects of design, development, and implementation of education programs for informal and formal settings. The successful candidate will lead a team that collaborates with other departments across the organization.  The successful candidate will play a lead role in the execution of on-site and digital education experiences for local, regional, and national contexts. The Director of Education Programs will also be responsible for:

  • Working collaboratively across The Franklin Institute to support the educational mission
  • Providing direction and set expectations for team projects and scope of work
  • Managing program evaluations
  • Overseeing department and project finances
  • Business planning and fundraising (e.g. grant writing)
  • Establishing and communicating expectations of staff, partners, budgets and timelines
  • Building and sustaining strategic partnerships
  • Serving as liaison with current project partners
  • Guiding program sustainability after grants end
  • Leading dissemination of findings through conferences, webinars, etc.
  • Building capacity for sustainable revenue models for professional development (PD) related projects and initiatives
  • Flexibility to assume duties as assigned related to education programming

Position Requirements

  • Master’s degree in science or education, Ph.D. preferred
  • At least 8-10 years of experience creating and leading sustainable education programs, Developing and disseminating content, and building and managing partnerships
  • Proven skills managing creative teams and large projects
  • Experience developing and implementing grant-seeded programs
  • Strong program management skills are essential

Benefits Information:

The Franklin Institute offers a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance and disability coverage. We also offer generation Paid Time Off, paid holidays, and numerous wellness program benefits.

The Franklin Institute is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

To Apply

Please visit our Careers page at or contact (please indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject line). We look forward to hearing from you!

Development and Communications Manager: The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society

Application Deadline: March 12, 2021
Salary Range: $52,000-$58,000 Annually

Neighborhood Gardens Trust
Development and Communications Manager 

 About Neighborhood Gardens Trust 

The Neighborhood Gardens Trust (NGT) [link to] secures, protects, and supports community gardens and shared open spaces to enhance the quality of life in Philadelphia neighborhoods. NGT is commited to creating a more equitable, healthy, and sustainable city through strategic garden acquisition  led by a collaborative, lean staff. NGT currently owns and leases nearly 50 gardens and open spaces across Philadelphia, with the goal of preserving 70 gardens by 2022.  NGT is an independent 501(c)3 organization that was founded in 1986. NGT positions are administered through partner the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society.

 Position Overview

The Development and Communications Manager reports to the NGT Executive Director and works to elevate and draw support for NGT’s mission through strategic communications and expanded development capacity. Recognizing that NGT’s communications/marketing position is also its fundraising position, the ideal candidate is a creative professional who can connect the dots between communications, fundraising, partnerships, and programming. We seek a candidate who can translate our work into exciting and useful messages and disseminate it to specific audiences through the best distribution channels with a high degree of creativity, initiative, drive, and partnership. This position will work in close collaboration with NGT’s staff and board to tell our story to current and potential donors, gardeners, stakeholders, the media, the public and to help cultivate and steward deeper relationships across our city and region in service of $500,000 annual fundraising goals.

Essential Functions 

  • Work closely with NGT’s Executive Director and board of directors to build an active, engaged, and growing community of support and interest.
  • Build on NGT’s existing communications roadmap document to develop and implement a plan for consistent and effective engagement with donors, supporters, and stakeholders in alignment with our organizational strategic goals.
  • Help define and implement a two-tier donor benefits program consisting of leadership level Guardians of the Gardens ($1K) and Name TBD “Annual Friends” (all donors of up to $999)
  • Support Executive Director in managing the Guardians of the Gardens, and carry primary responsibility for the Name TBD “Annual Friends” portfolio.
  • Create and curate compelling written and graphic content for NGT communications and development efforts.
  • Maintain and expand NGT social media efforts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).
  • Write and edit monthly e-newsletters and other organizational communications.
  • Maintain website content and post updates using WordPress and by working with the website developer, and in close collaboration with the ED and Land Preservation Manager to ensure alignment of messaging with mission.
  • Develop and manage crowdfunding campaigns.
  • Produce development-related writing projects such as solicitations, cyclical appeals, acknowledgment letters, stewardship communications, grant applications and reports, and collateral materials.
  • Coordinate stewardship and public engagement events.
  • Maintain and update constituent records and collaborate with the ED to define and track prospect plans and budgeted goals.
  • Collaborate as liaison with PHS database management team to deliver regular reports that monitor NGT’s annual fundraising goals.

Experience, Education and Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or relevant work experience of 3 years required, 5+ years preferred.
  • Effective and persuasive written and verbal communications skills, with the ability to craft compelling narratives.
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills with diverse groups across race, culture, language, class and urban/rural divides.
  • Strong editing and proofreading skills as well as attention to detail.
  • Skilled at conveying information in creative and interesting ways.
  • Flexibility and ability to plan, manage, and prioritize between multiple projects.
  • Demonstrated experience with social media management and content creation.
  • Self-starter with ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
  • Commitment to the mission of NGT, including demonstrated interest in gardening, urban agriculture, community development, or environmental sustainability.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, Mail Chimp, WordPress, and/or Raisers Edge a plus.
  • Ability to work from home and/or in open office environment (pending return to office)

Director of Development & Strategic Partnerships: Main Line Art Center

The Director of Development and Strategic Partnerships will be a key part of the Art Center’s leadership team. They will be responsible for the cultivation, management and solicitation of individual gifts, corporate funding and beneficial strategic partnerships. They will have proven success in grant writing and acquiring funds through the Educational Improvement Tax Credit program (EITC). They will work with the Board and staff in order to meet the funding goals of the Art Center.

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Foundation, Corporate and Government Funding:

  • Continually research opportunities for funding and develop annual grant calendar.
  • Write targeted grants and reports for awarded grants in collaboration with Co-Directors.
  • Handle all aspects of the Center’s participation in the EITC program including, but not limited to, renewal and solicitation of new EITC partners
  • Solicit corporate support of programs and seek out beneficial partnerships
  • Acquire sponsors for summer camp, events and community arts programs.

Individual Giving, Donor and Prospect Management:

  • Develop goals and strategies for all fundraising campaigns.
  • Develop and maintain a prospect portfolio to optimize fundraising opportunities.
  • Develop and manage annual fund drive to broaden base of participation and raise levels of individual giving.
  • Write solicitation and thank you letters.
  • Work with the Board to develop major gift prospects and grow endowment opportunities.
  • Develop and coordinate all fundraising events.
  • Represent the organization at events and consistently seek networking opportunities.
  • Manage internal donor lists in Art Center Canvas and ensure information is accurate and up to date.
  • Track annual giving.
  • Keep up-to-date and thorough records of grant solicitation, results and reports.
  • Write annual report and prepare report for publication.

Event Rentals:

  • Oversee event rental program including contracts, day-of event support, and new rental prospects.


  • This is an onsite position.
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred.
  • 7-10 years related experience.
  • Proven experience soliciting major gifts and ability to write successful grants.
  • Proven relationships with arts and culture donors in the tristate area.
  • Proven experience with the EITC program and relationships with current participants preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to interface effectively with Board, students, members and major donors are required.
  • Night and weekend availability required as needed.
Education Level:
Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred.
To Apply

At Main Line Art Center our values lead us and we are committed to a diverse, equitable and inclusionary work place. Diverse candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please send resume and cover letter as a single PDF to Lisa Getz, Co-Executive Director, at with the subject line “Director of Development and Strategic Partnerships Application.” Incomplete applications will not be considered. No phone calls please.

Chief Financial Officer: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library encompasses an unrivaled museum of American decorative arts in its mansion and galleries and a magnificent 60-acre naturalistic garden—all set on 1,000 gorgeous acres.

Winterthur employs a wide array of positions in the areas of curatorial, horticulture, education, conservation, library, maintenance, marketing, development, technology, and administration.

At Winterthur, employment is more than just work. The Winterthur employee is offered a unique and rewarding experience that is rich in culture and natural beauty. Winterthur considers its employees and volunteers to be among its greatest assets and welcomes applications from candidates who will contribute their specific skills to its mission “to inspire, enlighten, and delight all of its visitors while preserving and enhancing [Winterthur]” and also uphold its core values of agility, excellence, innovation, integrity, inclusion, and transparency.


The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) serves as Treasurer of the Corporation and chief financial spokesperson, is a member of Winterthur’s senior leadership team, reports to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), and works closely with the Board of Trustees to advance Winterthur’s strategic goals and objectives.

The CFO will have day-to-day responsibility for financial, administrative, and operational activities; will serve as a thought leader on all business and operational matters; and will partner with other senior leaders in advancing efforts for improved organizational processes and systems. They will be relied upon for proven leadership capabilities, good business judgment, an analytical mindset, and sound and influential decision-making abilities. They will be a strategic partner to the CEO, conceptualizing and analyzing problems and solutions in a proactive, constructive, creative manner that results in improved performance across the organization.

The CFO will oversee and provide leadership to the following Winterthur departments: Finance, Facilities, Food and Beverage, Information Systems Hardware and Technology, Post Office and Shipping/Receiving, Retail, and Security. They will also oversee Winterthur’s contracts, legal, and insurance matters.


Financial Management 

  • oversee, in partnership with the CEO, the day-to-day responsibilities for planning and managing all finance-related activities of the museum, including institutional assurance/audit, risk management, and budgeting/forecasting the museum’s annual budget of $30 million dollars;
  • direct the annual budgeting process and the development of business policies and internal controls for the museum’s fiscal operations;
  • ensure appropriate accounting control over the museum’s restricted $340 million dollar endowment and other investment funds;
  • monitor the investment portfolio and act as direct liaison with Investment Advisors as directed by the Finance and Investment committees;
  • construct financial models for proposed museum activities and programs;
  • work closely with all department heads, as a member of the senior leadership team, to help them understand the financial and/or operational implications of the museum’s programming decisions

Earned Income Revenue Generation

  • provide leadership, in partnership with the Director of Visitor Engagement, to maximize museum revenues through earned income sources including event ticket sales, food services, and the retail Museum Store while providing for a top quality visitor experience;
  • develop new business opportunities to enhance earned income for the museum;
  • create annual and long-term fundraising goals, in partnership with the Director of Philanthropy, to support operational and program expenditure budgets

Operations Management

  • ensure that all business and operational aspects of the museum are in alignment with overall objectives and reflect the institution’s core values; setting high standards for integrity, productivity, professionalism, creativity, diversity, and cooperation in the workplace;
  • oversee and ensure the successful implementation of risk management, legal, business insurance, facilities and property management, and information technology activities, policies and procedures;
  • ensure the functional integrity of the museum by working closely with the Director of Facilities to address operational, aesthetic, safety, security, emergency preparedness and overall cleanliness / sanitation issues;
  • participate in ongoing strategic and tactical planning efforts that strengthen the organization’s infrastructure, sustainability, and impact in the communities it serves;
  • act as chief compliance officer with overall responsibility for internal control, records retention, contract administration and ethics/conflict of interest policies under the oversight of the CEO and museum’s Audit Committee;
  • oversee contract management and legal compliance matters for the museum, coordinating as necessary with external legal counsel;
  • understand and apply applicable laws, policies and procedures quickly and succinctly to assure timely, consistent, and accurate implementation

Board Relations

  • serve as staff liaison to the Finance, Investment, and Audit committees of the museum Board of Trustees;
  • attend all museum board and board committee meetings, as needed, reporting on operational, advocacy and financial issues;
  • present the museum’s financials to board committees as well as the full Board of Trustees



The ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • a bachelor’s degree, with an MBA or master’s degree in accounting/finance preferred
  • a minimum of eight years of experience in a senior management role, with experience as a Director of Finance or CFO required; nonprofit, museum experience a plus
  • strong knowledge of corporate and/or nonprofit governance with significant experience interfacing with governing boards
  • strong leadership and management skills
  • effective communication, presentation, negotiation, and problem-solving skills
  • team-building skills with a collaborative management style
  • creative, conceptual, and analytical thinking, with sensitivity to both the artistic and business worlds
  • ability to forge and maintain effective working relationships with a variety of representatives of public and private organizations, board members, volunteers, vendors, museum staff, and the general public


COMPENSATION: Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits include, but are not limited to, medical, dental and vision insurance, generous paid time off, 403(B) with employer match

Education Level:
Bachelor’s in Business, Management, Accounting, or Finance; Master’s preferred