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Administrative Assistant

The Administrative Assistant at WHC is pivotal in supporting fundraising efforts through administrative tasks, campaign execution, and event coordination. Collaborating closely with various departments, this position manages the CEO’s schedule, engages with external partners, and ensures smooth executive team meetings. With WHC undergoing transformative changes and growth, this role offers a unique opportunity for a candidate eager to learn and contribute to an organization on an exciting trajectory. The responsibilities include calendar management, email correspondence, file organization, and facilitating meetings.

Director of Development

The newly established role of Director of Development at WHC will play a pivotal role in shaping the organization’s future. The Director of Development spearheads fundraising, marketing, and communications activities, crafting a vision for WHC’s growth as a progressive cultural and historical entity. Collaborating with the CEO, the Director will orchestrate fundraising strategies, major gifts, grant solicitation, and board engagement. Managing development staff and outside consultants, overseeing data management tools, and supervising strategic budget planning further define this role. The Director will steer corporate giving, align with Board of Trustees, and actively contribute to WHC’s growth in this transformative phase.

Building Operations Manager

The Building Operations Manager will oversee and perform repairs and maintenance of all WHC buildings, including the landmarked historic houses, HVAC units, machinery and equipment as required to ensure that facilities are clean, safe and in compliance with all government and program regulations and standards. The Building Operations Manager will have knowledge of and manages and oversees the maintenance of all systems including HVAC, heating and cooling of the administrative building/offices and the historic homes, plumbing, fire, electrical and the geothermal systems. 

Weeksville Educator

Weeksville Educators are essential to facilitating our tours and programs. While the primary responsibility of the role is to conduct historic house tours for groups and walk-in visitors, Weeksville Educators help visitors see, connect, and engage with both Weeksville’s historical past and its contemporary importance in new ways. They are trained in student-centered approaches and empower visitors to express themselves and their values, opinions, and thoughts. Weeksville Educators work with Education staff to facilitate school and adult tours. Additionally, they will support Programming staff with public programs and events, reaching a variety of audiences.