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Executive Director

Ormond Memorial Art Museum & Gardens, Ormond Beach

Ormond Memorial Art Museum & Gardens is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 1946 as a tribute to creative freedom and those who fought valiantly to defend it. Many local World War II veterans participated in building the galleries and clearing the land for the gardens. In addition to providing rotating art exhibitions and the lush gardens, the museum is tied closely to the community, offering a variety of art programs including classes, outreach, children’s and veteran’s programs. Located beachside in Ormond Beach, the Museum is currently in the final stages of an extensive renovation and expansion project, scheduled for completion early-mid 2022.

The Museum is seeking a full time Executive Director with a passion for the arts and demonstrated success leading a growing cultural non-profit organization.

Executive Director: Job Summary
The Executive Director is responsible for the overall administration and management of the Ormond Memorial Art Museum (OMAM) in partnership with the board and staff to provide leadership, vision and direction for the organization. The Executive Director reports directly to the board and is ultimately responsible for managing programs and business operations, supervising and empowering staff and providing support to the board.

Areas of responsibility include planning and evaluation of programs and operations, policy development and administration, staff supervision and management, financial leadership, fundraising and development and community relations. This is a full-time position, hired by and directly accountable to the board through the board president. The Executive Director effectively acts as the face of OMAM within the community.


Fundraising and Development

  • Lead fundraising efforts, including supporting the board’s involvement in fundraising, supervising development staff, personally cultivating and soliciting donors, and implementing fundraising plans and policies.
  • Prepare, submit, and manage grant applications and seek funding and/or resources from a broad range of sources. Produce timely grant performance progress reports and other documentation as required by grant funding.
  • Collaborate with development staff on fundraising efforts and processes, including cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major donors.

Business Management and Financial Leadership

  • Work in partnership with the board and staff to develop strategic and tactical plans for achieving the organization’s mission, strategy and goals.
  • Maintain overall responsibility for the financial performance of the Museum and fiscal accountability for all programs and projects.
  • Focus on organizational growth and increasing revenue through diversified income streams including expanded programming, rentals and other entrepreneurial opportunities.
  • Lead the staff and board in developing a realistic annual budget and make financial decisions consistent with the budget as approved by the board.
  • Create and interpret monthly financial statements, including a minimum of a Balance Sheet and Income Statement (Profit & Loss) and with comparisons to budgets and previous year(s) and present meaningful data to board and staff.
  • Plan for adequate cash flow to cover operational needs.

Operations, Event Rentals and Program Management

  • Hire, manage, and supervise staff, including the implementation and ongoing revision of personnel policies approved by the board, and evaluate staff performance annually.
  • Inspire and lead the team to develop innovative and relative exhibition and art education programming that meets the needs of an ever-changing community.
  • Oversee and implement event rental strategy and policies as an ongoing, sustainable revenue source.
  • Support and provide staff training and professional development opportunities that ensure qualified human capital necessary for the achievement of the organization’s mission and goals.

Community Relations

  • Promote the visibility and impact of the organization to the general public, serve as the chief spokesperson, and ensure proper representation to various constituencies.
  • Communicate in a clear and compelling manner about the organization’s goals and priorities.
  • Build positive relationships, connect personally and quickly gain confidence with partner organizations, funders, elected leaders, instructors, and other key stakeholders.
  • Establish a positive and close working relationship with key city officials including the City Manager, the Mayor and all city commissioners.
  • Establish effective community partnerships and promote external and internal collaboration.

Board Partnership

  • With the president of the board, develop agendas and materials for board meetings to ensure the opportunity for the board to fulfill all responsibilities effectively.
  • In partnership with the Executive Committee, facilitate the orientation of new board members and involve each board member at an optimum level.
  • Work with the board president to ensure effective and efficient board committee structure and recommend the composition and commission of board committees.
  • Keep the board fully informed on the condition of the organization and assist in developing policy recommendations and setting priorities.
  • Serve as the liaison between the board and staff.


The Executive Director will have:

  • Passion for the arts
  • Demonstrated success in nonprofit or corporate management
  • Experience in growing an organization
  • Experience in coordination and management of event venue rentals
  • Substantial experience in staff supervision and leading leaders
  • Successful fundraising and grant writing track record
  • Experience thriving in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Desire to develop and empower others

Knowledge and Skills

The Executive Director will be:

  • Familiar with the nonprofit sector
  • Enterprising and business-minded
  • Dynamic, visionary leader
  • Skilled strategic thinker and planner
  • Adept at budgeting and financial management
  • Motivated to set stretch financial revenue goals
  • Exceptional relationship builder
  • Creative problem solver
  • Open to new ideas, willing to adapt, change, & implement new programs
  • Enthusiastic, energetic, team builder
  • Goal oriented, motivated to achieve stretch goals
  • Unwavering integrity and honesty


$60,000 – $65,000 plus benefits. Full time position, salaried and exempt. Night and weekend work may be required for certain special events and programs.

Qualified applicants may submit resumes through February 28, 2022 via email to Lisa Perry, Board President, at



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