Cherokee National Historical Society is hiring a new Executive Director

Executive Director position open: 

The Cherokee National Historical Society with an outdoor Early Contact Cherokee Village, 1890s Indian Territory Village, award-winning Trail of Tears Exhibit, annual juried art shows, rotating exhibits, school programs & outreach, annual events, archives, object collections, genealogy services, publications program, staff of 35 plus seasonal interpreters, $2 million budget and scheduled advancement of master planning for a major capital campaign seeks an executive director. This non-profit began in 1963 and enjoys partial financial support from the Cherokee Nation. 

Essential skills for the executive director include: knowledge of Cherokee history; financial spreadsheet and budget development and management proficiency; competent personnel management and staff leadership; proven success with development campaigns, astute public outreach, strategic planning and delivery success and strong interpersonal, writing and oral communication skills. 

Send resume with references to Director Search, Cherokee Heritage Center, PO Box 515, Tahlequah OK 74465.

Please share this widely with those who might be qualified and interested.


For more information, you can email:
Mary Ellen Meredith <>

The museum’s website is: <>

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