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Executive Director

The Executive Director (ED) will deeply commit to social justice and history, value community engagement, and lead with a clear sense of purpose and direction. As the face of the organization, the ED will continue to elevate HBSC as a nationally recognized cultural and educational resource. Reporting to the board of trustees, this individual will have day-to-day oversight of all operations while guiding a strategic vision to grow and strengthen the organization. They will ensure widely held museum and historic property best practices are followed in all areas of operation and collections care. The ED will maximize community partnerships and extend the reach of HBSC. This individual will work in partnership with the board to cultivate relationships and financial resources while educating and energizing the board in its role as fundraisers, policymakers, and community ambassadors. They will support and lead a diverse team, building a culture of teamwork, open communication, innovation, and commitment to the social justice work that is at the core of the HBSC’s mission.

Harriet Beecher Stowe Center – Executive Director



Collections Digitization Internship – Fall 2022

The Stowe Center seeks a Collections Intern to assist with its digitization project. Under the Director of Collections & Research, the intern will be responsible for transfer of priority records from the Center’s local collections management system into Connecticut Collections online, including basic inventory information, metadata, and digital images. The intern will work with the Director of Collections & Research to formulate thematic collection suites via online platforms for museum and classroom use. The intern may also assist in other museum collections duties as necessary including cataloguing, rehousing, housekeeping, and monitoring the conditions of historic buildings.

HBSC Collections Digitization Intern