Executive Director

La Jolla Historical Society

San Diego, California


The La Jolla Historical Society’s mission is to inspire and empower the community to make La Jolla’s diverse past a relevant part of contemporary life, and serve as a resource and gathering place where residents and visitors explore history, art, ideas and culture. LJHS has built a reputation for collaborative, transhistorical, interdisciplinary exhibitions and programs across arts, humanities, and science fields. Projects range in diversity, from contemporary art to historic preservation, local history to current affairs, the natural to the built environment. LJHS is looking for an experienced museum professional as Executive Director to serve as a forward-thinking, innovative, and creative chief executive officer.  The Executive Director will be committed to museum excellence and best practices, cultivation of multiple stakeholder and constituent groups, and to providing interrelated strategic vision and operational leadership.

Full position announcement and application instructions: https://lajollahistory.org/about/about-ljhs/ 
Annual salary: $85,000-$90,000
Application deadline: May 31, 2021