Knock Knock Children's Museum

Executive Nonprofit Opportunity: Details





Knock Knock Children's Museum

Baton Rouge, LA

Executive Director

Knock Knock Children’s Museum (KKCM) is a 26,000 square foot facility that offers an exciting world of early learning, discovery and hands-on exploration through eighteen interactive Learning Zones and the Big Backyard. The Museum seeks to develop young minds from birth to age 8, while building an inclusive community from a landmark site in City-Brooks Community Park, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

KKCM seeks a leader who is excited about engaging, educating and developing the full potential of all children. This individual understands and can communicate to others the transformative power of informal learning environments like children’s museums. This person has experience in leading and directing complex organizations. S/he will have demonstrated both strategic agility and the ability to execute plans to achieve quantified outcomes. Ideally, this candidate has experience in guiding an organization with multiple stakeholder groups through a strategic planning process to develop both short-term and long-term goals for growth and sustainability.

S/he will bring strong financial and business management skills to KKCM. An understanding of business principles applied to a nonprofit organization, particularly a background of sustainable program growth, revenue enhancement and diversification, is required. This individual will demonstrate a career path of progressive leadership experience in the education, nonprofit, corporate or government sectors. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate the ability to operate effectively within a nonprofit governing environment. Museum leadership and management experience is strongly preferred.

This individual is results-oriented and will demonstrate success in operating a financially healthy and sustainable organization. The successful candidate has experience building teams, structures and systems to support an organization’s operating results. This person has experience building durable relationships with partners, donors, stakeholders and constituencies. The ideal candidate will have knowledge and experience of nonprofit fundraising strategies and practices.

As a key spokesperson for KKCM, this individual must have strong verbal and written communication skills. A bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university is expected; a graduate degree is preferred.

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