Executive Director

Company Name: 

Canterbury Shaker Village


288 Shaker Rd
Canterbury, NH 03224

Contact Name: 

Dan Yaeger





Job Description: 

Canterbury Shaker Village, a National Historic Landmark, seeks a talented Executive Director to lead the organization into a new phase of vision and energy. Founded as a utopian community of religious believers in 1792, it is one of the oldest, most representative, and best preserved of all nine of the Shaker villages in the U.S. Features 26 original Shaker buildings, four reconstructed structures, collection of 100,000 artifacts, and 694 acres of open space. Today, the Village welcomes 15,000 annual visitors for tours, educational programs, and outdoor recreation. Governed by a 20-member Board of Trustees and operated by an 11-person staff and ten seasonal employees, plus 50 volunteers. Located near Boston, White Mountains, and seacoast. Annual budget of $1.3 million. Salary range $120,000 – 140,000 plus benefits. EA/EO. Apply by June 10, 2024 to SearchandRef@museum-search.com. For details, visit: www.museum-search.com/open-searches. Apply early: candidates will be considered on a rolling basis. Nominations welcome.