Job Announcement - Director of Expertizing


Position:            Director of Expertizing

Reports to:        Executive Director

Location:           Bellefonte, PA (limited travel required)

Salary Range:   $55,000 - $60,000

Type:                 Full Time Exempt


General Responsibilities:

The Director of Expertizing manages the operation of the American Philatelic Expertizing Service (APEX), the authentication arm of the Society.  The position includes responsibility for vision, leadership, budget development and oversight, recruitment/retention of area experts, marketing, supervision of one employee and volunteers, liaison with other expertizing services and the National Postal Museum, and evaluation of appropriate technology.

The position also includes curation of the Society’s reference collection of genuine and spurious philatelic material and oversight of the APS Estate Advisory Service.

Required Experience/Skills

•   Strong philatelic knowledge especially related to stamp production

•   Working knowledge of standard office software and aptitude for other software

•   Solid understanding of the philatelic marketplace

Desired Experience/Skills

•   Broad network of philatelic contacts

•   Staff/volunteer management

•   Previous professional work in philately

•   Marketing experience

•   Philatelic writing

•   Grant writing and fundraising

•   Bachelors Degree

Position available June 1.  Candidate must be able to begin no later than September 1, 2019

Applications accepted until May 15, 2019

Send resume and cover letter to Scott English,

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