Museum Director “Assignment Availability”


The Greater Cincinnati Police Museum

“Preserving the History of Law Enforcement in the Greater Cincinnati Area”



Seeking Museum Director
Open due to retirement

The Museum: The Greater Cincinnati Police Museum represents more than 100 municipal, township, county, state, federal, and private law enforcement agencies throughout the Greater Cincinnati region, including southeastern Indiana, northern Kentucky and southwestern Ohio. It occupies leased space on the second floor of 308 Reading Road in downtown Cincinnati and is open 18 hours per week, currently 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Admission is free although contributions for admission are encouraged.

Responsibilities: Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Museum Director leads a volunteer team of retired law enforcement men and women committed to the mission of preserving the history of law enforcement and paying tribute to those who served the Tri-State region. The Director is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Museum ensuring integrity, efficiency, and forward direction of the Museum. S/he works closely with an engaged all- volunteer leadership team with delegated responsibilities for finances, volunteers, curatorial, facilities, information technology, historical records, and media/website.

Qualifications: The successful candidate will bring demonstrated experience in people and project management, financial and human resources, information technology, and recordkeeping. Essential – honorably retired from a career in law enforcement; managerial/ supervisory experience, a strategic thinker, a visionary, a transparent communicator; and an unwavering commitment to the Museum mission. Desired – relationship builder, public speaker, collaborator, decisive, familiarity in sales and nonprofit management. A Plus – patience and a sense of humor.

Benefits: Satisfaction of preserving the history of law enforcement and being around many like- minded individuals; in other words, no salary and no monetary benefits for this volunteer position of at least 18 hours per week.

Timing: A start date in early Spring 2018. Initial engagement is for one year, renewable by mutual agreement of the incumbent and Board of Directors.

Apply: Nominations and applications are due on or before close of business Monday, 12 March. Please submit a resume or bio with a cover letter describing the candidate’s interest in leading the all- volunteer Museum and how s/he meets the qualifications cited above. Submit by email to Jim Yunker, or by mail to 6600 Clough Pike, Cincinnati, OH 45244.

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