Lake Champlain Maritime Museum seeks Executive Director

24 Sep 2014 9:47 AM | Anonymous

 We are seeking a dynamic, highly-qualified leader for the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum.  On land, on water and underwater, LCMM offers an amazing array of programs, exhibits and learning experiences, underwater discoveries and lake adventures that engage people of all ages in the rich history and archaeology of Lake Champlain.  LCMM hosts over 11,000 people annually in its fourteen exhibit buildings and on its working waterfront in Ferrisburgh, Vermont.  The 1776 replica gunboat Philadelphia II is a favourite with visitors.  The Schooner Lois McClure has travelled over the last ten years to New York, Canada and Vermont, educating over 20,000 people per year about the lake’s history.  Innovative boat building, after-school rowing programs, On-Water ecology classes and teacher training are part of the mix.  Our Maritime Research Institute engages in world-class nautical archaeology projects, exploring and documenting the lake’s 300+ historic shipwrecks and other underwater cultural sites. . . . And then there are shipwreck tours at beautiful Basin Harbor and the Burlington waterfront, where you don’t get wet using remotely operated vehicle technology.

The Executive Director will play a key role in:

  • ·      Building a vision for the future that is both challenging and sustainable
  • ·      Leading with innovation and passion
  • ·      Keeping our programs and educational experiences robust and exciting
  • ·      Creating financial stability and sustainability
  • ·      Cultivating effective alliances with local and regional organizations, universities and other museums

Position is based at the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum in Ferrisburgh, Vermont.  To apply, send letter of interest and résumé to

Competitive salary and benefits.


The application deadline is October 15, 2014.

No phone calls accepted.

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum is an equal opportunity employer.

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