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CURRENT OPENINGS

Financial and Administrative Manager

This position is a full-time position shared between Historic Ithaca and The History Center in Tompkins
County. Both organizations provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for
employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type based on race, color, religion, age,
sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender
identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement,
promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


Position Description:
The Financial Manager/Administrator is responsible for the financial operations of The History Center
and Historic Ithaca, maintaining their financial databases, processing financial transactions, and ensuring
fiscal accountability. The Administrator assists the Executive Directors in coordinating human resources
operations, managing payroll and employee time records. In addition, they will serve as a general office
manager, managing supplies, equipment, and retail sales.


This position is full time at 37.5 hours per week. The hourly rate is $22.00/hour and includes benefits
such as paid vacation, personal time off, and holidays. It is expected that around 5 – 10 hours per week
occur at Historic Ithaca, and the remainder at The History Center. Some duties may be performed
remotely, with the proper internal controls, although some job responsibilities require work on site.
Working hours are largely set by the employee, although both sites have some standing time
commitments.

Qualifications and Experience
The ideal candidate possesses a Bachelors or Associate degree in accounting or finance (preferred).
Relevant experience with comparable non-profits or small businesses can be substituted for a degree.
In addition to demonstrated proficiencies with Excel and QuickBooks (preferred) or a comparable
software platform, successful candidates will have the following attributes:

  • Attention for detail.

  • Ability to meet deadlines.

  • Exceptional organizational skills.

  • Ability to prioritize projects.

  • Excellent data entry skills.

  • Knowledge of accounting and financial best

  • practices.

Application Instructions:
Interested applicants should provide a 1-page resume, and a brief cover letter outlining their interest in
the position. Please combine both items into a single pdf, and email the document to Benjamin Sandberg
at director@thehistorycenter.net.


Applications for this position will be accepted on a rolling basis. Interviews will begin immediately, and
continue until a candidate is hired. Candidates will be notified if they are no longer being considered for
the position, or when the position is filled.


Please direct questions regarding the position to Benjamin Sandberg at director@thehistorycenter.net

Historic Ithaca, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Historic Ithaca, Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Historic Ithaca, Inc. expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of our employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.