The National WWII Museum is currently seeking a Vice President
of People and Culture. This position will work
collaboratively with the Museum’s CEO and executive leadership team
to nurture a mission-driven, innovative, and high-performance
workplace that supports all of the Museum’s employees, enabling us
to better serve our audiences and advance our institutional
The Vice President is responsible for leading the strategy,
development, and execution of initiatives to increase
organizational effectiveness – through improved metrics, internal
communications, and goals alignments; to plan for and address
talent needs – through competitive recruitment, onboarding,
training, mentoring, succession planning, and staff retention; and
to promote the Museum’s culture and values – through team building,
employee recognition, community engagement, and oversight of
diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts. With broad
responsibility for all strategic and tactical people and culture
functions, the Vice President will supervise a dedicated team of
three human resources professionals, who will serve as subject
matter experts to manage and administer all human resources
Qualifications include the following:
- Bachelor’s degree in business administration, human resource
management, or a related field. Master’s degree is desired, but not
- 10+ years of executive-level leadership and management
experience in a museum, non-profit, or public or private
- Demonstrated experience in building and leading high performing
- Demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
in a hands-on environment.
- Knowledge to develop and implement institutional policies,
goals, and objectives.
- Experience with budget development and implementation.
- Ability to support the President and Board Committees to
facilitate active participation of Trustees, staff, and volunteers
in accomplishing the Museum’s goals and objectives.
- Knowledge of the legal aspects of human resources and employee
- Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, and leadership skills.
- Excellent public speaking and writing skills, including the
ability to inspire and motivate all staff and stakeholders to
advance the Museum’s mission.
Designated by Congress as the official WWII museum of the United
States, the National WWII Museum employs 225 full- and part-time
staff and is located in downtown New Orleans on a six-acre
campus. Offering a compelling blend of sweeping narrative and
poignant personal detail, the Museum features immersive exhibits,
multimedia experiences, and an expansive collection of artifacts
and first-person oral histories, taking visitors inside the story
of the war that changed the world.
The National WWII Museum is an equal opportunity employer and
seeks diversity in its workforce. We are dedicated to a
policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including
race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability
status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation,
gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic
protected by federal, state, or local laws. Consistent with
the Americans with Disabilities Act, applicants may request
accommodations needed to participate in the application
Interested candidates should apply online at www.nationalww2museum.org/employment
or mail resumes to 945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130.