Director of Development and Membership

Company Name: 

Museum of the Rockies


600 W Kagy Blvd
Bozeman, MT 59717

Contact Name: 

Chris Dobbs, Executive Director


Job Description: 

Museum of the Rockies (MOR) seeks a creative and experienced fundraiser to be its next Director of Development and Membership. The Director is a critical member of the museum’s leadership team and will need to bring to the position an in-depth understanding of fundraising, membership, and events. The new Director will be responsible for helping to hire key positions and expand the department to meet the growing needs of the museum and its exciting future.

Museum of the Rockies (MOR) is one of Montana’s most visited museums. Despite COVID, 2021 has been a blockbuster year for MOR. Admission and store sales have outpaced the previous all-time high and fundraising events and general support have largely exceeded expectations. MOR has also recently completed an ambitious and transformative strategic plan. As a result, the museum is positioned for growth to better meet its member, visitor, and community expectations.  

MOR is a college-level division of Montana State University, an independent 501(c)(3) organization, a Smithsonian Affiliate, an accredited AAM museum, and a repository for state and federal fossils. Located on a 22-acre museum site, it includes a 120,000-square-foot-facility, state-of-the-art Taylor Planetarium, the 220 seat Hager Auditorium, Martin Children’s Discovery Center, and Living History Farm, along with an off-site 553-acre paleontology preserve.

Starting pay $88,000 annually and up, commensurate with experience, education, and qualifications. This is an onsite and in-person position in Bozeman, MT.

Screening of applications will begin on November 8, 2021; however, applications will continue to be accepted until an adequate applicant pool has been established.

Equal Opportunity Employer, Veterans/Disabled. 

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