Polish Heritage Center seeking Exec. Dir.

Posted on 24-04-2023 , by: Art Gmurowski , in , 0 Comments

Reports to: The Board of Directors, Polish Heritage Center at Panna Maria Foundation

Desired Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or a related field of management and public interaction.
  • Leadership of a business or operation that included responsibility for personnel management, revenue generation, fiscal management, and facility management.
  • At least five years of experience is desirable.
  • Experience in successfully building a for-profit or not-for-profit entity.
  • Experience in income generation, and/or in soliciting gifts from individuals, organizations, and corporations.
  • Experience in developing and managing a budget and monitoring financial performance.
  • Experience in creating and leading the execution of a strategic and a business plan.
  • Experience in hiring and firing, coaching, monitoring, and evaluating both employees and volunteers.
  • Experience managing a facility with a technology-intensive environment.
  • Possess exceptional written and oral communication skills.
  • Be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite products, including databases and spreadsheet applications.
  • Possess a passion for enriching and promoting Polish history and heritage.


  • Develop a vision to grow and sustain the Polish Heritage Center in accordance with its founder’s mission and values, and lead in executing that vision with a strategy and a business plan.
  • Oversee all PHC undertakings including income generation from multiple sources; budgeting; all elements of facility operations and maintenance; regional, national, and international marketing; and public educational programing both on-site and virtual.
  • Implement existing policies and suggest to the Board any policy updates that experience warrants.
  • Ensure the PHC complies with all relevant statutes and guidelines.
  • Manage and evaluate all PHC employees and volunteers.
  • Serve as the public face of the PHC with Texas and American Polonia, with Polish ministries and NGOs, and with professional organizations…building relationships and leveraging relevant media.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity…

please send your resume to Aloys Notzon, Chairman, Board of Directors


Or:  Mailing Address: P.O. Box 25, Panna Maria, TX 78144

Please visit the PHC website, www.polishheritagecentertx.org

for the full job description and a look at our state-of-the-art facility.