The St Lawrence County Historical Association seeks applicants for a Campaign Coordinator. This is a one-year, part-time position with a salary of $25,000 and no benefits provided. Potential exists for renewal of position or conversion to a permanent position. A start date of February 1, 2019 is planned.
The Campaign Coordinator will assist the board and management in coordinating an effective capital campaign with a goal of raising $60,000 in 2019. The Campaign Coordinator will report to the Executive Director, who along with the Living Legacy Committee will review his or her work progress every three months.
Bachelor’s degree; experience in membership recruitment, endowment building, and non-profit fundraising; understanding of methods of charitable giving and planning and legal/tax implications; demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with staff, volunteers, board members and community organizations; excellent organizational, interpersonal communications, information management, and budget management skills.
Master’s degree in business, marketing or nonprofit leadership; and five years’ development experience in a non-profit, preferably a historical association.
Personal knowledge of St Lawrence County communities and businesses is also an important asset.
To be considered, applicants must submit: a letter of application, a resume and contact information for 3 professional references. The deadline for receipt of all applicant materials is January 12, 2019. Application materials should be sent to Susanne Longshore, Executive Director, St Lawrence County Historical Association, 3 East Main Street, Canton, New York 13617, Attn: Campaign Coordinator.
Clio, Muse of History
by Pierre Mignard
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The St Lawrence County Historical Association at the Silas Wright House is open Tuesday through Thursday noon to 4 pm, Friday noon to 6 pm and Saturday 10 am to 4 pm. Admission to the museum is free; admission to the archives is free for members and children, $2.50 for college students, and $5 for the general public.The St Lawrence County Historical Association is located at 3 East Main Street, Canton. Parking is available in the back of the SLCHA, next to the museum's main entrance.
The St Lawrence County Historical Association is a membership organization open to anyone interested in St Lawrence County history. For more information, or to become a member, call the SLCHA at 315-386-8133 or e-mail. Exhibits and programs are made possible in part with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.