The Alf Engen Ski Museum opened to the public in May 2002. The museum operates under a Board of Directors of the Alf Engen Ski Museum Foundation, a not-for-profit organization. We are closely aligned with the Utah Olympic Park and work cohesively with many areas of the park. The mission of the Alf Engen Ski Museum is to preserve the rich history of skiing in the Intermountain Region by providing world-class facility that highlights the many contributions made in ski area development, athletic competition, snow safety, ski innovation, and ski teaching methods.
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
This position is accountable for the effective management of all aspects relating to the
operation of the Alf Engen Ski Museum located in the Joe Quinney Winter Sports Center
at Utah Olympic Park. This includes managing employees, maintaining exhibits as well
as day-to-day records, writing grants, and improving interactive exhibits as approved by
the Alf Engen Ski Museum Foundation Board of Directors (BOD). In addition, the
Executive Director serves as the primary spokesperson and contact among community
leaders and the press about the promotion of the Museum and ongoing fund-raising
NATURE AND SCOPE:
The vision of the Alf Engen Ski Museum is “To be the recognized world leader in ski
history museums.” The mission, adopted in 1992, is “To preserve the rich history of
skiing in the Intermountain Region by providing a world-class facility that highlights the
many contributions made in ski area development, athletic competition, snow safety, ski
innovation, and ski teaching methods.” The specific goals to accomplish this mission
• Providing an educational and entertaining interactive presentation of materials
that are related to the core curriculum of schools in the State of Utah.
• Providing a rich assortment of interactive displays, which allow visitors to gain
insight into many of the ski legends and ski pioneers who played key roles in the
development of winter sports throughout the Intermountain area.
• Providing a vast assortment of historical artifacts which increases the public’s
overall awareness of our skiing heritage.
For the complete job description visit our website at: https://engenmuseum.org/employment.