Milton Historical Society announces search for new director

February 16, 2013

Jack Bushey, president of the Milton Historical Society, has announced that the organization has opened a job search to fill the position of director of the society and the Lydia B. Cannon Museum.

The director is the chief administrator of the Milton Historical Society, a 501c3 organization, and reports to the board of trustees. The director is responsible for a wide range of administrative and programming activities to advance the society’s mission and will support the effort to complete an ambitious strategic plan. During the next five to 10 years, the Milton Historical Society plans to expand its physical space, creating a vital, attractive town center while preserving its high standard of dynamic programming, preservation, governance and financial strength.

The Milton Historical Society is the hub of a historical community at the head of the Broadkill River in Milton, listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Educational programming and social events are offered throughout the year, adding interest and vitality to the community.

Former Director Melinda Huff said, “This is a wonderful organization with an insightful and energetic board, an interesting collection and a great group of volunteers.”

A strong interest and appreciation for learning, preserving and sharing the history of Milton and the Broadkill Hundred is essential in this position. The work schedule requires a minimum four-day work week of 30-35 hours. Hours are flexible with some weekend and evening hours required. A full job description is available at For further information, call 302-684-1010.