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Chief Financial Officer

Winterthur Museum Winterthur, DE

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Job Description

Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library (“Winterthur”) in Winterthur, Delaware, is a unique national treasure founded by collector and horticulturist Henry Francis du Pont (1880-1969). Home to three generations of the du Pont family, Winterthur was opened to the public in 1951. Winterthur is known internationally for its world-class collection of American decorative arts, naturalistic garden, research library, and graduate programs.

Winterthur’s annual operating budget is approximately $30 million and has a total of staff of 330 full and part-time employees, plus seasonal volunteers. The Board of Trustees comprises 33 members and is chaired by Mrs. Katharine P. Booth. The institution’s endowment is currently valued at approximately $350 million and provides about 75 percent of the operating budget and effectively the entire capital budget. The pension fund currently has a balance of about $48 million.

Under the leadership of the Director/Chief Executive Officer, the new Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) of Winterthur will have the opportunity to help guide the institution into a new chapter of excellence. At this exciting point in the institution’s growth, Winterthur seeks an entrepreneurial, strategic, and solutions-oriented CFO to lead the institution’s financial operations. This is an ideal opportunity for a seasoned, hands-on finance and administrative professional with the drive and enthusiasm to develop and implement infrastructure systems needed to support growth in Winterthur’s impact over the next five to 10 years. The CFO will oversee and provide leadership to the following Winterthur Departments: Finance, Facilities, Food & Beverage, Information Technology, Post Office and Shipping/Receiving, Retail, and Security.

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Winterthur Museum


Winterthur, DE
19735 USA


Finance and Insurance

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