Executive Director Search


We’re hiring an executive director and are looking for someone with a passion for life at the lake. If you value how museums can make a community richer by preserving a shared history, this full-time, year-round position in Alexandria, Minnesota might be for you.

Position Overview

The Executive Director of the Legacy of the Lakes Museum and Gardens leads and manages the strategic and operational components of the organization.

The ideal candidate will bring a passion for the museum’s mission and proven fundraising success. Interest in the history and culture of Minnesota lakes and classic watercraft is a plus.

The salary range is $50,000-63,000 depending on experience and qualifications with additional compensation available to help offset the cost of health insurance. We intend to fill the position effective March 2018.

Download the complete position description here.


Candidates should submit a letter of application, resume, and a minimum of three professional references to:

Legacy of the Lakes Museum
Search Committee
Post Office Box 1216
Alexandria, MN 56308
or by email:

Download the museum’s interpretive plan here.

Learn more about the Alexandria area here.

Check out the museum.