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Funk Heritage Center of Reinhardt University


Reinhardt University invites applications for the Director of the Funk Heritage Center. The mission of the Funk Heritage Center is to tell the story of the early Appalachian Settlers and Southeastern Indians through educational programming and the collection, care and exhibition of art and artifacts. The museum has recently become an interpretive site for the Trail of Tears.

The University seeks a dynamic leader and experienced museum manager, engaging teacher/speaker, and servant-leader, who will actively contribute to the mission of the Funk Heritage Center and Reinhardt University's mission, which is to educate the "whole person." The University also seeks a Director who will actively work toward the institution's strategic goal to become a "destination for faith, arts, culture, and learning."

The position requires at least an earned bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution in an academic field closely aligned with the position; master's preferred. Candidates should also present managerial or curatorial experience in a museum. Candidates should show a record of setting and achieving organizational goals.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Ideal Candidate Will Demonstrate:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To guarantee consideration, application materials must be email stamped or postmarked by Wednesday, April 18. Please send letter of application, resume, and contacts for three professional references via email to: with subject line "Director of the Funk Heritage Center," or via USPS Mail to:

Reinhardt University
Office of Human Resources
Attn: RU Faculty Position
7300 Reinhardt Circle
Waleska, GA 30183

Founded in 1883, Reinhardt University is focused on shaping lives and building futures. As a private comprehensive university grounded in the liberal arts and affiliated with the United Methodist Church, Reinhardt offers 43 graduate and undergraduate programs, ranging from biology, business and education to music, theatre, and creative writing. Reinhardt is located in Waleska, Georgia, 45 miles north of midtown Atlanta.

Reinhardt University is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE/M/V/H/V).

Reinhardt University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACSCOC) to award associates, baccalaureate and master's degree programs. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Reinhardt University.

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